Variscite announces the first System On Module based on TI’s OMAP4460 smart multicore processor with dual ARM® Cortex™-A9 MPCores™ running at up to 1.5GHz each – now the fastest on the market.
Variscite is really speeding things up with the new future-proof and highly integrated VAR-SOM-OM44, responding to the increasing demand for faster processing and cutting-edge multimedia performance. Leveraging Variscite’s known design expertise for proprietary System-on-Chips from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI), this offering is based on TI’s smart multicore OMAP4460 (OMAP 4) mobile processor.
The VAR-SOM-OM44 is ideal for a wide range of target markets requiring rich multimedia functionality, advanced graphics and video capabilities, together with high-processing power. Compact, cost-effective and power efficient, the VAR-SOM-OM44 secures an Intel’s Atom performance level.
Key features include:
- TI’s OMAP4460 smart multicore mobile processor, with two ARM Cortex-A9 MPCores running at up to 1.5GHz each
- 1GB dual-channel LPDDR2
- Full HD 1080P and stereoscopic-3D
- 1080P video encoding/decoding capability
- Integrated Imagination PowerVR™ SGX540 2D/3D hardware accelerator
- Simultaneous multiple display support
- Gigabit Ethernet
- TI WiLink™ 6.0 single-chip connectivity solution (Wi-Fi, Bluetooth(R))
- USB 2.0: 2xHost, OTG
- Audio In/Out
- Camera interface
“We are proud to work with Variscite to provide TI’s smart multicore OMAP 4 platform to OEMs developing products that require the highest-performance at ultra low power. Our relationship with Variscite guarantees full access and support for these customers, along with the ability to leverage the OMAP platform’s industry-leading features and capabilities. This reiterates our team’s goal of bringing extraordinary user experiences to game-changing end devices with OMAP processors inside,” said Michael Schoonover, Business Development Director, Enterprise Business Line – Wireless Business Unit, TI.
Variscite also offers a more fully featured, touchscreen-enabled VAR-DVK-OM44 development kit. The VAR-DVK-OM44 serves as a complete development kit for evaluation and application development, says Variscite. It the VAR-OM44CustomBoard with a 7″ resistive/capacitive touchscreen and a 12V power supply, as well as serial, Ethernet, and USB cables.
VAR-DVK-OM44 – VAR-SOM-OM44 Development kit
VAR-OM44CustomBoard – VAR-SOM-OM44 carrier board