September 10, 2018

Android Oreo 8.0.0 release for i.MX6 boards

We are glad to deliver the latest Android Oreo 8.0.0 GA release for most our i.MX6 platforms: BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite) Nitrogen6x Nitrogen6_Max (Quad and QuadPlus) Nitrogen6_SOM Nitrogen6_SOMv2 Nitrogen6_Lite Nit6_SoloX Nitrogen6_VM For the impatient You can download the Android Oreo images from here: …

September 5, 2018

U-Boot v2018.07 for i.MX platforms

Boundary Devices is happy to release the latest U-Boot v2018.07 with support for all our Nitrogen Families of SBCs and SOMs. The new update includes support for the Nitrogen8M (i.MX8), MIPI display support, as well as Driver improvements: https://github.com/boundarydevices/u-boot-imx6/tree/boundary-v2018.07 For …

June 27, 2018

Nitrogen8M – Android Benchmark

Since the Nitrogen8M leverages the new NXP i.MX8MQ processor we thought providing a benchmark would be useful for those unfamiliar with the new CPU features. For this  exercise we settled on AnTuTu Benchmark on Android.  Benchmark  When it comes to benchmarking, …

January 16, 2018

i.MX Linux kernel 4.9 for Nitrogen platforms

We’re glad to release a new i.MX Linux kernel 4.9.x based on imx_4.9.11_1.0.0_ga branch for all our platforms: https://github.com/boundarydevices/linux-imx6/tree/boundary-imx_4.9.x_1.0.0_ga What’s new? This Linux kernel 4.9.x contains the same features as the previous 4.1.15 kernel, the rest of the new features can be found on NXP …

November 13, 2017

Update Factory for i.MX platforms

Our partner Kynetics released an OTA update solution for IoT platforms named Update Factory. This solution leverages SWUpdate, which we talked about in a previous post, using its Suricatta feature to connect to a nice and easy-to-use web interface to manage …

September 7, 2017

Buildroot 2017.08 for i.MX platforms

Buildroot 2017.08 has just been released and we’re glad to provide new images for it. This release brings some new features that will be discussed in this blog post as well as some news of our own. For …

June 27, 2017

Pyro Yocto Release

A new Yocto 2.3 release, Pyro, 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-pyro.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6x-lite platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6x-lite-pyro.sdcard.gz For Nitrogen6_SoloX platform: boundary-eval-image-nitrogen6sx-pyro.sdcard.gz For …

June 12, 2017

Customizing Ubuntu/Debian kernels on i.MX6/7 boards

 This post is an update to our previous Ubuntunizing i.MX6 kernels in order to allow you to customize your image. Also I try to give you a guide how to modify and customize the system image on the host PC …

May 30, 2017

Webinar – Qt for Device Creation on i.MX6 and i.MX7 platforms

https://www.qt.io/event/webinar-qt-device-creation-boundary-device/ Kick-start your embedded project with Qt for Device Creation and Boundary Devices.  WEBINAR JUNE 7th, 2017 at 9AM PST Attendees will learn how to leverage the latest Qt to create beautiful cross-platform applications and embedded devices including …

May 11, 2017

Update on BD-SDMAC WiFi/BT module

We introduced the Silex QCA9377-based BD-SDMAC few months ago and have some updates to provide. First, it is recommended to read our previous blog post which gives all the module details: https://boundarydevices.com/new-silex-wifi-802-11ac-bt4-1-module/ As a reminder, the module is …