CPU Name NXP i.MX 8MQuad (Dual, QuadLite availible on request)
CPU Cores 2-4 (Dual, QuadLite, Quad)
CPU Type ARM Cortex-A53 + Cortex-M4F
RAM 1GB-4GB LPDDR4 (default 2GB)
eMMC 8GB eMMC (expandable to 128)
2D/3D Graphics Acceleration GC7000Lite
Video Encode / Decode 4Kp60 H.265 and VP9
Camera Interfaces x2 4-lane MIPI-CSI
HDMI v2.0 4k@60
MIPI-DSI 1080p60 (4-lane)
Ethernet 10/100/1GB
WiFi Pre-Certified: 802.11ac (BD-SDMAC)
Bluetooth BT 4.1 (BD-SDMAC))
Headphone Yes
Microphone Analog MIC
Amplifier 2W
I2C X3
SPI x1
USB 3 USB3.0 Host, 1 USB3.0 OTG
PCIe 1 on-board, 1 via daughter board
Environmental Specifications
Commercial Temp (0 to 70C) Yes
Industrial Temp (-40C to +85C) Contact Us
OS Support
Android Yes
Linux Yocto, Ubuntu, Buildroot, Debian
FreeRTOS Yes (M4 core)
Mechanical Specifications
Dimensions (L x W) 136.7mm x 87mm


Embedded single board computer featuring NXP's new i.MX 8M applications processor, 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 8GB eMMC, USB 3.0,  and BD-SDMAC WiFi+BT module. An optional Accessory kit add on available. 

The Nitrogen8M single board computer (SBC) is the latest in our line of i.MX based Nitrogen platforms, leveraging the recently released i.MX 8M family of applications processors from NXP. Built with industry-leading audio, voice and video processing, the i.MX 8M applications processor family is ideal for applications scaling from consumer home audio to industrial building automation and mobile computers. The Nitrogen8M series of SBCs will include a robust set of populated attributes, allowing them to be embedded in a variety of applications.

 Key Features of the Nitrogen8M Series:

  • Cortex-A53 (64-bit) + Cortex-M4F
  • 2GB of LPDDR4 RAM (Up to 4Gb)
  •  8GB eMMC (Up to 128Gb)
  • USB 3.0
  • Pre-Certified WiFi (802.11ac) & Bluetooth (BT 4.1) module
  • 4K + HDR Video Capabilities
  • 4-Lane MIPI-DSI Display (up to 1080p)
  • Dual Camera Inputs (4-Lane MIPI-CSI)
  • High Performance GPU3D (GC7000)

The NIT8MQ_2r8eWB_BRD is designed for development or mass production use with a guaranteed 10 year life span, FCC Pre-scan results, and a stable supply chain.  As with all Boundary Devices products, the NIT8MQ_2r8eWB_BRD can be modified by de-populating unused components for cost reduction. In addition, industrial temperature versions as well as conformal coating options are available.

If you are interested in more information about designing a custom Nitrogen8M SBC to your exact specifications, contact info@boundarydevices.com.

Ideal Applications for the Nitrogen8M platform

Optimized for streaming video devices including:

  • Over-the-top (OTT) set top boxes
  • Digital media adapters
  • Digital signage
  • Machine visual inspection

Perfect for a variety streaming audio solutions:

  • Surround sound
  • Wireless or networked speakers
  • Sound bars
  • Audio/Video (AV) receivers
  • Public address system

Industry leading voice processing for:

  • Voice controlled devices
  • Voice assistants

Engineered to deliver optimal results with your general purpose human machine interface (HMI) solutions:

  • Touch
  • Voice
  • Graphics
  • Video
  • Image
  • Analytics
  • Vision
  • Sensors


Nitrogen8M_ProductBrief pdf
Nitrogen8M User Manual_Rev1-1 pdf - Register to Download
STP_Nit8M_BRD_REV11_20180601 zip - Register to Download
Nitrogen8M Block Diagram pdf - Register to Download
Nit8M_MicAudioJack pdf - Register to Download

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