NUREMBERG, Germany, Feb. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following their successful i.MX6 based family; SolidRun is today announcing the brand new family of i.MX8M based platforms, including the i.MX8 SOM, HummingBoard Pulse single board computer, and CuBox Pulse fanless mini PC. SolidRun is introducing this new family following NXP's inclusion of the company as part of a handful of early adopting partners.
Harnessing the powerful i.MX8M processors, the new family will feature up to four 1.5 GHz ARM® Cortex® A53 cores with a Cortex M4 general purpose processor, high-speed connectivity interfaces and flexible memory options, offering 4K UltraHD resolution and HDR video quality, the highest levels of pro audio fidelity and up to 20 audio channels.
- i.MX8 SOM: In line with SolidRun's approach to offering a range of building blocks, the new SOM will allow developers and OEMs to speed up development and reduce costs and TTM. The company's mix-and-match concept will allow users to easily switch between different SOM grades and configurations as needed.
- HummingBoard Pulse: As part of SolidRun's HummingBoard family of SBCs, the new HummingBoard Pulse offers the flexibility and rich features of the HummingBoard platform paired with the robust abilities of the i.MX8M processor.
- CuBox Pulse: At only 2" x 2" x 2", CuBox Pulse will be a game changer for home entertainment, digital signage and a wide host of multimedia centric applications, offering unparalleled audio and video capabilities. CuBox Pulse will be offered in a number of configurations based around the i.MX8 Dual, Quad and Quad Lite SOMs.
"NXP's new i.MX8M processor is a true game-changer with enhanced processing and multimedia features," states SolidRun CTO Rabeeh Khoury. "Our new i.MX8 based family harnesses the massive benefits of the new processor, and offers developers a set of modular, flexible and powerful platforms for development or as ready to use solutions."
i.MX8 SOM is offered in a number of base configurations, with other possible variations available depending on user needs – starting at $80. HummingBoard Pulse is currently available in one SBC configuration with a choice of SOM configurations – starting price $160. CuBox Pulse is currently offered in two variations with more to follow, starting at $170.
Visit the i.MX8 family page for more info: https://www.solid-run.com/nxp-family/imx8-som/
Established in 2010, SolidRun is a global leading developer and manufacturer of powerful energy efficient System on Modules (SOMs), Single Board Computers (SBCs), Industrial PCs, edge devices and embedded systems. SolidRun's innovative compact embedded solutions are based on ARM and x86 architecture and combine hardware, comprehensive software packages, drivers, support for major operating systems and an ecosystem of partnerships aimed at simplifying application development while overcoming deployment challenges in a range of sectors.
Learn more at: www.solid-run.com