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How to subscribe to Variscite’s GitHub repositories to get real-time notifications
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Would you like to be the first to know about our software releases? Subscribe to Variscite's GitHub repositories to get real-time notifications about new System on Module software releases and additional updates. GitHub provides a fe...
Boot from USB
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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 i.MX...
DART-MX6 Evaluation Kit Guide
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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 Varis...
Comparative Overview: Variscite i.MX6 based SOM Solutions – Part 2
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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 System ...
How to run a Ping-Pong demo app with Cortex-A7 and Cortex-M4 on i.MX7 System on Module
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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 conv...
Comparative Overview: Variscite i.MX6 based SOM Solutions – Part 1
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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 is th...
DART-6UL Evaluation Kit Guide
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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 DART-...
i.MX High Assurance Boot (HAB)
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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 in use...
GStreamer: what it is and why you need it in your i.MX system on module (SoM)
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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 numb...
VAR-SOM-MX6 Evaluation Kit Guide
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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 VAR-SOM...
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