Advantech Full Spectrum of RISC-based Computing Powered by Freescale® i.MX6 Processor

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SON, Netherlands - June 11, 2014 - PRLog -- Advantech is launching a full range of embedded RISC platform solutions powered by Freescale® i.MX6 series processors followed by the ARM® Cortex™-A9 micro architecture. Advantech RISC computing solutions range from ROM-3420 ( RTX 2.0, ROM-5420 ( SMARC, ROM-7420 ( Qseven, RSB-4410 ( 3.5” SBC, UBC-DS31 ( Compact Signage Player and UBC-200 ( Network Gateway Box Computer. The Freescale® i.MX6 processor series offers excellent graphic performance, and only 3 watts low power consumption in a fanless design. Advantech RISC computing platforms are ideal for portable, battery-operated and ruggedized applications needing high graphic performance and cost efficiency requirements, such as handheld devices, digital signage, and HMI.

The New Freescale® i.MX6 SoC – Highly integrated, Low Power Consumption
In April 2013, Freescale® unleashed the industry’s first truly scalable multi-core platform that includes single-, dual- and quad-core families based on the ARM® Cortex™A9 architecture. With a highly integrated hardware design and extraordinary graphic performance, the new generation ARM-based SoC has shortened the gap between x86 and RISC and became a simple, cost effective and high performance solution that shakes up the embedded industrial market. By integrating Freescale® i.MX6 series processors, Advantech offers low-cost, simple and flexible RISC computing solutions for customers.

Value-added RISC Hardware and Software Design-in Services

In order to meet the strong demands from industrial markets, Advantech developed a series of industrial-grade solutions with value added services including SW/HW design-in service, schematics review service, and a customization service. To facilitate the integration of customized applications, Advantech also provides a complete Board Support Package (BSP) and middleware for H/W monitoring, remote management and peripheral control. Moreover, the APIs for vertical markets like signage, automation and IoT are also available to support plug-and-play for RISC Compact Box Computers.

ROM-3420, RTX 2.0 Module

ROM-3420 ( RTX2.0 module integrates Freescale® i.MX6 Cortex™-A9 1 GHz series ultra low power SoC and I/O solutions, and supports board-to-board 400-pin connectors which provide excellent reliability for ruggedized and military applications. With -40~85 °C wide temperature and wide range power input from DC-in 5V to 24V support, ROM-3420 is an ideal computer-on-module for industrial applications used in rugged environments like automation, vehicle and medical.

ROM-5420, SMARC Module

ROM-5420 ( is an extremely compact size, high-performance and power-saving RISC Computer On Module powered by Freescale® i.MX6 Cortex™-A9 1GHz SoC that complies with the SMARC 1.1 specification. With embedded MCU design, ROM-5420 delivers advanced power management and optimized power quality. It is a solid solution specifically designed for handheld instruments and battery-operated systems.

ROM-7420, Qseven Module

Designed with Freescale i.MX6 Cortex™-A9 1GHz SOLO/Dual/Quad SoC, ROM-7420 is a cost effective solution following the standard Qseven 1.2 specification. With a compact size of 70 x 70 mm, and a light weight of only 20g, ROM-7420 is easy to integrate into various applications and fits different chassis. With multiple OS support for Linux, Embedded Android and Windows Embedded Compact 2013 on a by project basis, ROM-7420 is highly capable for a range of different applications such as industrial control, HMI and transportation.

RSB-4410, 3.5” SBC for Multi-media Application
Measuring 146 x 102 mm, RSB-4410 is a full function 3.5" inches single board computer power by the Freescale® i.MX6 series processor. With excellent graphic performance that supports dual Full-HD displays via HDMI, VGA and single channel LVDS, RSB-4410 is a specifically designed single board solution for digital signage. Linux V3.0.35 BSP and Android 4.2.2 BSP are also available for facilitating application development and system integration. With these features, RSB-4410 is ideal for digital signage and HMI applications.

UBC-DS31, RISC Full HD Digital Signage Box

RISC-based digital signage box UBC-DS31 is powered by Freescale ® Cortex™-A9 i.MX6 Dual 1GHz processor with Advantech signage software built-in. Based on the high performance ARM® Cortex™-A9 processor, UBC-DS31 delivers superior multimedia performance and low power consumption. UBC-DS31 also features an easy assembly mechanical design and built-in plug-and-play UI in Android or Linux-based content editor.

UBC-200, Network Gateway Box Computer
Powered by Freescale® i.MX6 Cortex™-A9 Dual/Quad processor, UBC-200 is an IP-based RISC compact box computer designed for industrial applications and the IoT market. UBC-200 has a compact size of only 111 x 77 x 30mm and multiple I/O including USB 2.0, Full HD 1080P HDMI, Gigabit Ethernet and a mini PCIe slot for WIFI/3G module support. Besides its rich I/O design, it also supports -20~70 °C wide temperature range operation, fanless design for better reliability and wall-mount and DIN rail options for easy mounting.

These new RISC modules, boards and systems come with multi-OS, free BSP, Advantech SUSI API/Middleware and design-in service support. All products will be available by June, 2014.

For more information, please visit or contact your local sales representatives.

Pauline Huang
Source:Advantech Europe BV
Tags:Risc, Freescale, Low Power Consumption, Embedded Boards
Industry:Electronics, Technology
Location:Son - Noord-Brabant - Netherlands
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