Timesys Expands i.MX6 board support to include Nitrogen6_MAX

Published on February 5, 2015

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Timesys has expanded its LinuxLink offering for the popular Freescale i.MX6 Series processor to include support for the Boundary Devices Nitrogen6_MAX. This offering expands the already supported Boundary Devices boards which include the Nitrogen6X, Nitrogen6_Lite, and BD-SL-i.MX6.

Featuring a Quad-Core i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 processor, the Nitrogen6_MAX single board computer features high-end performance, making it ideal for consumer, automotive and industrial multimedia applications.

With support for Linux kernel version 3.10 , the following are enabled:

o Audio
o Bluetooth
o CSI Camera
o Ethernet
o GPU Vivante
o I2C
o LCD Connector
o MIPI Camera
o PWM Backlight
o RS485
o USB Host
o Uart Driver
o Watchdog Timer
o Weston/Wayland
o Wireless Networking
o eMMC
o mPCIe

 LinuxLink for Nitrogen6_MAX enables developers to leverage the high-performance multimedia processing power of the i.MX 6 series processor. LinuxLink users can customize their feature-rich application by choosing from the hundreds of packages/middleware offered through the award-winning LinuxLink Factory cloud-based and desktop-hosted build tools which facilitate the process of building and integrating a custom Linux platform. Using the LinuxLink web UI, developers can quickly and easily build a custom BSP and matching SDK for their Nitrogen6_MAX platform.

For developers/teams requiring access to expert engineering support, Timesys offers project-based support. Engaging with Timesys for support gives you access to help at any phase of your product development, whether you're using the Timesys Factory or Yocto Project build system. In addition, developers engaging with Timesys for project-based support get access to LinuxLink desktop tools which enable maximum flexibility and customization of the platform and application.

- Learn more about LinuxLink for Nitrogen6_MAX and other Boundary Devices i.MX 6 processor based platforms at: