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Boot from USB
Variscite now supports a new, highly demanded feature: Boot SPL and U-Boot from USB, using the imx_usb_loader utility. Introduction This open-source utility software by Boundary Devices allows to download and execute code on NXP...
Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018
Category: Blog
DART-MX6 Evaluation Kit Guide
Watch the unboxing of the DART-MX6 Development Kit, powered by NXP i.MX6 processor, and find out what's in the box? and how to set up the kit in less than 2 minutes? The VAR-DVK-DT6 and VAR-STK-DT6 Kits are compatible with ...
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
Category: Blog
Comparative Overview: Variscite i.MX6 based SOM Solutions – Part 2
By: Liron Kaplan, Konstantin Sinyuk What's in Part 2 of the article In part 2 of the article, we will compare core features such as: CPU, Multimedia, Connectivity, Networking, Mechanical Size, Power Consumption, and Operating Sy...
Sunday, 13 Aug 2017
Category: Blog
How to run a Ping-Pong demo app with Cortex-A7 and Cortex-M4 on i.MX7 System on Module
Start working with the Cortex-M4 coprocessor on Variscite VAR-SOM-MX7 System on Module. In this video, we will demonstrate how to run a classic Ping-Pong application with Cortex-A7 and Cortex-M4 by using the FreeRTOS. For your...
Sunday, 13 Aug 2017
Category: Blog
Comparative Overview: Variscite i.MX6 based SOM Solutions – Part 1
By: Liron Kaplan, Konstantin Sinyuk Intro i.MX applications processors by NXP (previously Freescale) are a single and multi-core ARM® based solution for a wide range of applications. Located at the top of this product category ...
Thursday, 10 Aug 2017
Category: Blog
DART-6UL Evaluation Kit Guide
In this video, we're unboxing the DART-6UL Development Kit based on NXP's imx6ul processor: What's in the box? How to set up the kit in less than 2 minutes? The VAR-DVK-6UL and VAR-STK-6UL Kits are compatible with Variscite ...
Sunday, 23 Jul 2017
Category: Blog
i.MX High Assurance Boot (HAB)
What is HAB and why do we need it? As we make the shift to all things digital, security is the main concern of many. Hackers are targeting everything from nuclear facilities to bank accounts. With that in mind, embedded systems i...
Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017
Category: Blog
GStreamer: what it is and why you need it in your i.MX system on module (SoM)
What is a GStreamer? GStreamer is essentially a multimedia framework that employs a pipeline-based system based on GObject in the C Programming language. GStreamer is a must have in the sense that it allows you to link together a...
Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017
Category: Blog
VAR-SOM-MX6 Evaluation Kit Guide
In this video, we're unboxing the VAR-SOM-MX6 Development Kit based on NXP's i.MX6 processor: What's in the box? How to set up the kit in less than 2 minutes? The VAR-SOM-MX6 Evaluation Kit is compatible with Variscite's VA...
Thursday, 18 May 2017
Category: Blog
VAR-SOM-MX7 Evaluation Kit Guide
If you bought the VAR-SOM-MX7 Evaluation Kit, in this video we will demonstrate how to set it up within 2 minutes. If you are thinking about buying the kit, you will see how quick and easy it is to use. The VAR-SOM-MX7 Evaluat...
Sunday, 23 Apr 2017
Category: Blog

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