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Unboxing The DART-MX8M-MINI Evaluation Kit
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Watch the unboxing of the DART-MX8M-MINI Evaluation Kit based on NXP’s i.MX 8M Mini processor and learn how to get started with the evaluation process in no time. Packed in a small form factor, only 55 x 30 mm, the DART-MX8M-MINI ...
Unboxing The DART-MX8M Evaluation Kit
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Watch the unboxing of the DART-MX8M Evaluation Kit powered by NXP i.MX 8M SoC and learn how to set up the kit step by step. The DART-MX8M is a miniature System on Module / Computer on Module, only 30mm x 55mm. The SoM runs on NXP i....
i.MX8 Secure Boot made easy – Code Signing using Yocto
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By now, most engineers have heard of Secure Boot and the benefits of using it. However, after briefly reviewing the documentation, Secure Boot appears too complicated and time consuming and is set aside as a nice-to-have in the future....
Asymmetric Multiprocessing on Heterogeneous Multiprocessor Systems
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Implementation of asymmetric multiprocessing using a practical example on the i.MX8X with OpenAMP Heterogenous multiprocessor systems on a chip (MPSoC) have become increasingly popular for industrial applications in recent years du...
Building Variscite Yocto, Android, Debian and Boot2Qt images using Docker
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One of the challenges when compiling Linux and Android based images, or any software, is setting up the proper build environment on your host computer. The environment needs to be reproducible both now and in the future. It also needs ...
Introduction to the Variscite Python API Package (pyvar)
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1. Overview This article introduces Variscite’s Python pyvar package and demonstrates how to get started using pyvar’s Machine Learning (ML) API. This API is designed to help beginners to explore the ML field and to deve...
Unboxing The DART-MX8M-PLUS Evaluation Kit
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Watch the unboxing of the DART-MX8M-PLUS Development Kit, based on NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor, and find out what's in the box and how you can easily set up the kit in a few small steps. The DART-MX8M-PLUS System on a Module / Com...
Introducing C/C++ Development using Eclipse vs Visual Studio Code
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Have you seen our new wiki pages for C/C++ development using Visual Studio Code (VS Code) and Eclipse on our wiki website? Check out the following example pages for our i.MX 8M Mini based platforms: Yocto Programming ...
Getting Started with Machine Learning
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Chapter 1. Introduction This article provides step by step instructions on how to start developing your own Machine Learning (ML) applications using Variscite’s System on Modules. It shows how to build an image using the Yocto Linux...
Introducing libgpiod
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Variscite is introducing support for libgpiod, the new and recommended way for accessing GPIO from userspace. libgpiod was introduced in Linux 4.8 and provides both command line utilities and library bindings for C/C++ and Python. Vari...
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