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Toradex opens Early Access for any Apalis iMX8 while using the NXP i.MX 8QuadMax SoC

Toradex announced which it has opened early access for selected people to its new Apalis iMX8 System on Module (SoM) in accordance with the NXPi.MX 8QuadMax SoC.

Companies considering dealing with this cutting-edge Hardware and Software are invited to sign up for the Toradex early access program for addiitional information about the requirements to sign up the course.

The Apalis iMX8 may be the latest part of the Apalis family, a high-performance Arm-based pin-compatible SoM. The NXP i.MX 8QM SoC is a highest performance variation of the i.MX 8 family, featuring 6x Armv8-A 64-bit processor cores – 2x Arm Cortex-A72 & 4x Cortex-A53 – and even 2x additional Cortex-M4F microcontrollers. The integrated HIFI4 DSP, a high-performance dual GPU, 28 nm FD-SOI technology, and extra safety measures can also be differentiators to your lower performance i.MX 8M SoC.

The release form of the Apalis iMX8 include many of the standard Toradex advantages including Toradex Easy Installer, Free Professional Support, Production-quality Yocto Project Based Linux BSP, Active Community, Daily updated Developer Page, Pin-out Designer tools, Fully open Carrier Board Designs, Global Network with local support offices plus more.

Toradex Partners were earning a living for solutions over ToradexSoM offerings; for instance Graphical Buyer experience, Deep Learning Inference Optimization, Machine Vision Tools, and other Platforms.

At Embedded World 2018, Toradex showcased the Apalis iMX8 in just two interesting demos: demonstrating the Toradex MIPI CSI-2 Camera Module and showing Qt 3D Studio taking advantage of the twin 3D GPU.

Apart in the high end and rich interfaces, the i.MX 8QuadMax sticks out with long option over 10 years. The SoC was made with 28 nm FD-SOI technology to relieve soft errors and increase MTBF. High shock and vibration resilience as well as a temperature cover anything from -40 to 85C, makes the Apalis iMX8 a most wonderful choice for edge computing applications inside the most demanding environments.

(1)Block Diagram: NXP i.MX 8QM

Critical real-time and safety processes are usually off-loaded to the dual Cortex-M4F co-processors. The newest iteration in the NXP Asynchronous Hybrid System with Cortex-A and Cortex-M class processors isolates the M4 cores to give the greatest safety. OpenCL 2.0 allows the GPUs on the i.MX 8QM to be used not just for for graphics, additionally Computer Vision, Machine Learning and Signal Processing.