April 7, 2017

Android Nougat 7.1.1 release for i.MX6 boards

We are glad to deliver the latest Android Nougat 7.1.1 GA release for most our i.MX platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite) Nitrogen6x Nitrogen6_Max (Quad and QuadPlus) Nitrogen6_SOM Nitrogen6_SOMv2 Nitrogen6_Lite Nit6_SoloX Nitrogen6_VM We now recommend this release for new designs. For the impatient You can …

March 29, 2017

U-Boot v2017.03

We’re glad to release the latest U-Boot v2017.03 with support for all our platforms: https://github.com/boundarydevices/u-boot-imx6/tree/boundary-v2017.03 For the impatient Our build server automatically generates and uploads all the latest binaries to this address: http://linode.boundarydevices.com/u-boot-images/ The README file contains the exact commit ID …

March 16, 2017

Ubuntu Core 16 for i.MX6 and i.MX7 platforms

We are proud to share our first Ubuntu Core release for all our i.MX platforms. For the impatient You can download the OS image from here: ubuntu-core-nitrogen-20170403.img.gz The image is a 1GB SD card image that can be …

February 25, 2017

Boundary Devices Launches Wiki Page

We’ve been providing news / tips & tricks via our blog for years. Although it is a great source of information, we have seen some customers get lost or have difficulty finding information. That is why we are …

December 21, 2016

Morty Yocto Release

A new Yocto 2.2 release, Morty, is now available for the i.MX series platform from NXP. For the Impatient For Nitrogen6x platform(nitrogen6x, sabrelite, MAX, SOM2, SOM2_QP, nitrogen6_vm, nitrogen6QP_MAX): boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-morty.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6x-lite platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-lite-morty.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6_SoloX platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6sx-morty.sdcard.gz For …

December 15, 2016

Safety Critical HMI with CoreAVI

This blog post features two demonstration videos made by CoreAVI that showcase their OpenGL Safety Critical (SC) driver expertise. The demos are using the CoreAVI OpenGL SC driver, which is designed to support real time and safety critical platforms. Both are …

November 30, 2016

Getting Started Part 2: Writing SDCard Images

Writing SDCard Images All of our software releases link sdcard images which you’ll need to download and write to a sdcard. This has been said before on our blogs, but it it worth repeating here, the sdcard image …

November 30, 2016

Getting Started Part 1: Serial Connection

This blog post will hopefully address some common starting questions to those who are new to embedded systems. Things like connecting connectors, setting up serial console (Linux & Windows), and writing sdcard images (Linux & Windows). If you …

November 18, 2016

Debugging using Segger J-Link JTAG

JTAG is a useful tool that allows customers additional debugging options.  Segger was kind enough to send us a J-Link Plus probe for us to test.  This blog post will describe how to setup your environment and use …