June 19, 2018

Nitrogen8M – Android and Qt Demo

The latest addition to our Nitrogen family, the Nitrogen8M, based on the NXP i.MX8MQ processor, will start shipping soon so it is time to show some demos of it. The Setup For this demo, we simply use: A …

February 7, 2018

Android Tools Windows Support for Nitrogen Platforms

Many topics in our Android Getting Started Guide rely on Android Tools such as ADB for application debugging or Fastboot for image flashing. Unfortunately, the guide assumed that the user was using a Linux distribution for all the commands …

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 …

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 …

October 21, 2016

Display configuration from U-Boot

Starting with Linux kernel v3.14.x and above, the way to setup the display on our platforms has changed. This blog post will detail how to set the proper display configuration from U-Boot. This applies to all operating systems …

June 10, 2016

Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 GA release

We are glad to deliver the latest Android Marshmallow 6.0.1 GA release for all our platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite), Nitrogen6x, Nitrogen6_Max (Quad and QuadPlus), Nitrogen6_SOM, Nitrogen6_SOMv2, Nitrogen6_Lite, Nit6_SoloX and Nitrogen6_VM. This release went under the same testing as our previous releases which is why we now recommend …

February 26, 2016

Android Lollipop 5.1.1 GA release for i.MX6 boards

We are glad to release a new version of Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) for all our platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite), Nitrogen6x, Nitrogen6_Max (Quad and QuadPlus), Nitrogen6_SOM, Nitrogen6_SOMv2, Nitrogen6_Lite, Nit6_SoloX and Nitrogen6_VM. This release went under the same testing as our previous releases. We now recommend this release for …

October 1, 2015

Android Lollipop NFC demo on i.MX6

Here is a video that shows the NFC feature integrated into our Android Lollipop 5.0.0 code base. It is running on our Nitrogen6x platform along with the NXP PN7120 development kit. The video shows that a NFC tag, programmed with …

September 4, 2015

Android Lollipop 5.1.1 BETA release for i.MX6 boards

We are glad to release a new version of Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop) for all our platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite), Nitrogen6x, Nitrogen6_Max, Nitrogen6_Lite and Nitrogen6_VM. This release is a BETA release meant for testing and evaluation of the latest features and security enhancements …

August 31, 2015

Android support for Nitrogen6X with Murata module

As you might have noticed, one version of our Nitrogen6X takes advantage of the Murata LBEH5DU1BW WiFi/BT combo module. https://boundarydevices.com/product/nit6q_w_bcom-quad-core-1gb-ddr3-murata-wifibt-antenna/ This module is now supported in our latest Android 5.0.0 (Lollipop) release! For the impatient You can download the Nit6Q_W_BCOM image …