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Compare the differences between the NXP i.MX8 Graphic Accelerators
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1. iMX8 overview Variscite’s i.MX8 family of System on Modules (SoMs) provides pin-to-pin scalability between the i.MX 8, i.MX 8X, and i.MX 8M families of NXP SoCs. Each SoM features a GPU that enables hardware acceleration of both ...
Unboxing The VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI Evaluation Kit
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Watch the unboxing of the VAR-SOM-MX8M-MINI Evaluation Kit based on NXP i.MX 8M Mini processor and find out what Variscite’s kit includes. The SoM is based on NXP’s i.MX 8M Mini with up to 1.8GHz Quad-core ARM Cortex-A53™ pl...
System on Modules vs. Hacker Boards
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Sold under brand names like Arduino, Udoo, Raspberry Pi and others, hacker boards increasingly are serving as the foundation of technology projects found in IoT, wearables, robotics and portable devices. Starting as low as $15, these b...
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 ...
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....
Unboxing The VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS Evaluation Kit
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Watch the unboxing of the VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS Evaluation Kit based on NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor and learn the SoM’s features and the connectivity options. The VAR-SOM-MX8M-PLUS System on Module / Computer on Module is a member of t...
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....
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 ...
Unboxing The VAR-SOM-MX8X Evaluation Kit
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Watch the unboxing of the VAR-SOM-MX8X Evaluation Kit based on NXP i.MX 8X Soc and learn the SoM’s capabilities, performance feature set, and connectivity options. This high-performance yet power-optimized module runs on NXP’s i...
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