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 …

October 10, 2015

Compiling latest U-Boot for i.MX6 (2015 edition)

If you’ve updated to our most recent kernel >= 3.14.28_1.0.0_ga then you’ll be needing our new u-boot to accompany it. This will require you to pull and compile our u-boot branch and deploy it to your board. Please …

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 …

September 3, 2015

What is a Yocto recipe and how can I make one?

This is a continuation of a previous blog post. Here I will show how to add your own content to an existing image. Recipe Making Guide The Yocto manual covers how to make a recipe very well. So …

September 3, 2015

What is a Yocto image and how can I modify it?

This is a continuation of a previous blog post. Here I will add some things to the image and modify existing elements of the image. If you’re brand new at this Yocto thing and are completely overwhelmed with …

September 3, 2015

What is Yocto and how can I start?

Update as of August 8th, 2015: You’ll need to update your u-boot if you’re building from scratch or using the newly provided images. See the post here with instructions on how to do it. This is one of …

August 11, 2015

Nitrogen6_MAX with i.MX6 Quad PLUS Processor

Boundary Devices will soon be releasing a version of the Nitrogen6_MAX with the Quad Plus processor.    The Nitrogen6_MAX is a good fit for the Quad Plus Processor because it offers the full 4GB DDR3 memory as well …

July 20, 2015

QT5.5, Computer Vision, and the Nitrogen6X Board

Boundary Devices is a partner with the QT Company.  The QT company recently put together a blog post showcasing our Nitrogen6X board, 5MP MIPI camera, and 7″ LVDS display running QT 5.5.  The computer vision demo shows off …

July 3, 2015

Android Lollipop dual display/app demo on i.MX6

Our i.MX6 boards support up to four displays, and we’ve been asked a number of times about dual display in Android. At long last, we now have a dual display demo using our latest Android Lollipop 5.0 release that …

June 23, 2015

Android Lollipop 5.0.0 ga release for i.MX6 boards

We are glad to release a new version of Android 5.0.0 (Lollipop) for all our platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite), Nitrogen6x, Nitrogen6_Max, Nitrogen6_Lite and Nitrogen6_VM. This release went under the same testing as our KitKat release. We now recommend either KitKat 4.4.3 …