System-on-Module Based on NXP Dual Core i.MX 7 With a Real-Time Coprocessor

TEL AVIV, Israel --- Variscite extends its highly successfully i.MX-based System-on-Module portfolio with the introduction of the VAR-SOM-MX7, based on the NXP i.MX 7 application processor family. This highly flexible SoM carries a dual 1GHz ARM Cortex[TM]-A7 core, alongside real-time 200MHz Cortex[TM]-M4 coprocessor. The SoM's optimized multicore architecture allows Variscite's customers to easily design embedded products that require real-time processing, as well as high-level applications on a standard Linux operating system.

The VAR-SOM-MX7 provides a variety of high-speed interfaces and connectivity options. This includes dual GbE and certified Wi-Fi/BT - all integrated within an optimized power, size and cost package. In addition, Variscite offers longevity of at least 10-years for the VAR-SOM-MX7, delivering an ideal solution for embedded applications requiring long-term availability for the end product.

The VAR-SOM-MX7 highly integrated connectivity includes a certified Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 / BLE, dual GbE with integrated PHY, dual USB, audio, display with touch panel, camera, PCIe, 32-bit parallel bus and multiple serial interfaces.

The VAR-MX7CustomBoard carrier board complements an attractive full reference kit of the VAR-SOM-MX7 SoM, which can be used for customers' evaluation, development and end-product mass production.

VAR-SOM-MX7 key features include:
• NXP i.MX 7 dual 1000MHz ARM Cortex[TM]-A7
• Real-time 200MHz Cortex[TM]-M4 coprocessor
• Up to 2GB DDR3L and 512 MB NAND / 32 GB eMMC
• Dual 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet with integrated PHY
• Certified Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1/BLE
• Display: 24-bit parallel RGB up to WXGA, MIPI DSI, EPD
• Touch screen controller
• Dual USB 2.0 (OTG/Host), PCIe
• Digital/analog audio in/out
• Camera input: Parallel, CSI
• 32-bit parallel external local bus
• Industrial temperature grade
• OS: Linux Yocto

Availability and pricing:

The VAR-SOM-MX7 SoM and associated development kits are available now. Price starts at $39 for 1000 units.

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