March 12, 2013

Timesys 2013-03 release

Timesys has issued an updated release for our Nitrogen6X and BD-SL-i.MX6 (formerly SABRE Lite) boards. This release is primarily to update the kernel, but the folks at Timesys have also added some new features to the demo for …

June 16, 2012

Timesys demo image

The team at Timesys put together a very nice package to showcase various hardware and software features of the i.MX6 in general and the Nitrogen6X in particular. We’ll be showing this in our booth at FTF Americas in …

June 11, 2012

Timesys Linux for i.MX6

At the end of March, Timesys announced their support of the Nitrogen6X, our latest offering in the Nitrogen series of i.MX single-board computers. Click here to read the press release Click here to watch Maciej’s first webinar on …

December 11, 2011

Revisiting LTIB and Qt on i.MX51 and i.MX53

In a previous post, we walked through the process of building Qt using the LTIB tool, but we were a bit cavalier about the steps involved. Since that time, we’ve been shipping demo software based on LTIB and …

March 1, 2011

Qt Webkit and Javascript magnetic stripe example

At Boundary Devices, we’re relative newcomers to the world of Qt, but we were somewhat surprised to learn about Nokia’s decision to favor Windows CE instead of MeeGo for future smart phone designs. It’s hard for us to …

March 1, 2011

Barcode input to the Qt Webkit browser

In our previous post we described how you could hook up a magnetic stripe reader to the Qt Webkit browser using the Qt Webkit Bridge and a relatively simple set of C++ code. This approach of using C++ …

November 3, 2010

LTIB and Qt on i.MX51

Many thanks to the team at imxdev.org. Their notes on cross-compilation of Qt helped us greatly in walking through the process of getting Qt up and running on our Nitrogen i.MX51 board under LTIB. We recently followed those …

September 13, 2010

Using Buildroot on Nitrogen

And now for something completely different. In prior posts, we’ve covered some of the basic steps involved in using Desktop-oriented distributions such as Ubuntu and Debian and the Android hand-held distribution. For a very lightweight alternative, Buildroot may …