The RIoTboard is an open source platform based on an ARM Cortex-A9 processor. The RIoTboard is an evaluation platform featuring the powerful i.MX 6Solo, a multimedia application processor with ARM Cortex-A9 core at 1 GHz from NXP Semiconductor. The platform helps evaluate the rich set of peripherals and includes a 10/100/Gb Ethernet port, HDMI v1.4, LVDS, analog headphone/microphone, uSD and SD card interface, USB, serial port, JTAG, camera interface, GPIO boot configuration interface, and expansion port.
The i.MX 6Solo processor represents NXP Semiconductor’s latest achievement in integrated multimedia applications processors, which are part of a growing family of multimedia-focused products that offer high performance processing and are optimized for lowest power consumption. The processor features NXP’s advanced implementation of the single ARM™ Cortex-A9 core, which operates at speeds up to 1 GHz. It includes 2D and 3D graphics processors, 3D 1080p video processing, and integrated power management. The processor provides a 32/64-bit DDR3/LVDDR3-800 memory interface and a number of other interfaces for connecting peripherals, such as WLAN, Bluetooth™, GPS, hard drive, displays, and camera sensors.
Netbooks (web tablets), Nettops (Internet desktop devices), High-end mobile Internet devices (MID), High-end PDAs, High-end portable media players (PMP) with HD video capability, Portable navigation devices (PNDs), Industrial control and Test and measurement (T&M), and Single board computers (SBCs)
The RIoTboard is based on the i.MX 6Solo processor from NXP Semiconductor integrating all the functionalities of this multimedia application processor with the following features: