Category Archives: Press Releases

SMART Wireless launches a new SoM based on Snapdragon™ 660, in a high reliability LGA package designed for Rugged Display devices

Newark, CA, April 02, 2020

SMART Wireless Computing® (part of SMART Global Holdings)., a leading provider of Snapdragon™ embedded computing platforms and solutions, today announced a compact compute module in an LGA package, Inforce 6503. Inforce 6503 enables advanced visual computing, enhanced graphics and on-device machine learning capabilities featuring the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 660 processor. Continue reading SMART Wireless launches a new SoM based on Snapdragon™ 660, in a high reliability LGA package designed for Rugged Display devices

An Upstream Linux Release for the Snapdragon 845 based Inforce 6701 Reference Design is now Available!

We are happy to announce an update release for Debian Linux software release for SMART’s Inforce 6701 reference design. This release is derived from Linaro’s Debian Linux build based on upstream kernel 5.2 and Debian 10 buster rootfs. This release has support for some exclusive features on Linux like MIPI-DSI rendering apart from other standard features. Continue reading An Upstream Linux Release for the Snapdragon 845 based Inforce 6701 Reference Design is now Available!

SMART Global Holdings Announces Entry into Embedded Computing Market Through Acquisition of Inforce Computing

Extends Product Offering into Embedded Computing for Federal, Defense, Industrial, Edge Computing, Consumer and Communications OEM Markets

NEWARK, Calif., July 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SMART Global Holdings, Inc. (“SMART”) (NASDAQ: SGH) today announced that it has entered the embedded computing market through two acquisitions; Artesyn Embedded Computing, the embedded computing business of Artesyn Embedded Technologies, and Inforce Computing. Continue reading SMART Global Holdings Announces Entry into Embedded Computing Market Through Acquisition of Inforce Computing

An Upstream Linux Release for the Snapdragon 820 based Inforce 6601 Development kit is now available!

Linux release for the Snapdragon 820

We are happy to announce a fully featured release for Debian Linux software for the Inforce 6601 development kit. This release is based on Linaro’s Debian Linux build based on upstream kernel 4.14 and Debian 10 buster rootfs. This release has support for some exclusive features on Linux like preview and capture from the OV5640 camera sensor based Inforce ACC1H10 accessory through the onboard MIPI-CSI interface apart from improved thermal performance, hardware accelerated H265 encode/decode through Gstreamer integrated codecs, 4K HDMI output with audio apart from a whole lot of other standard features. Continue reading An Upstream Linux Release for the Snapdragon 820 based Inforce 6601 Development kit is now available!

Android Nougat 7 for Inforce Snapdragon™ 410 Based Platforms

Inforce Computing Snapdragon™ 410 powered platforms got a big upgrade!  Android Nougat has arrived with our new Android software release V3.0.  This release features Android 7.1.1 which is based on Linux kernel version 3.10.49.  This is specifically applicable to Inforce products: Inforce 6301 Micro SOM based dev kit and Micro SBC Inforce 6309.

Android Nougat 7 for Inforce Snapdragon™ 410

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New Release for ACC-1S80 4K Video Input Card for Inforce 6640

For those developers currently figuring out the best way to add 4K video technology input into their devices, tune in now.  Inforce recently announced Inforce ACC-1S80, an accessory card used with Inforce Snapdragon™ 820 platforms to bring 4K video input in through dual MIPI-CSI.

ACC-1S80 4K video input card for Inforce 6640

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UltraHD 4K HDMI Input Integrates into Snapdragon Solutions by Plugging in Inforce Computing’s New Accessory ACC-1S80

UltraHD 4K HDMI Input Integrates into Snapdragon Solutions by Plugging in Inforce Computing’s New Accessory ACC-1S80

FREMONT, Calif., Jan. 31, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Inforce Computing®, Inc., a leading provider of modular embedded computing platforms and solutions, introduces a new accessory card for their Snapdragon™ 820 based products, ACC-1S80™. This accessory card enables developers to bring in UHD 4K video input into Inforce 66XX based products through HDMI to CSI. Continue reading UltraHD 4K HDMI Input Integrates into Snapdragon Solutions by Plugging in Inforce Computing’s New Accessory ACC-1S80

Inforce 6601 Micro SOM now with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support

New Linux Release! Get connected on Inforce 6601 Micro SOM now with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support

To continue our push with Linux on Snapdragon 820 products to support essential features for your product, we have released a new Linux package for Inforce 6601 SOM based development kit. Inforce 6601 now has support for Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in this latest release which is now available on our TechWeb under release 0.5. This release is based on Linaro’s Debian based build based on Linux kernel 3.18 and has all the features previously supported in the last BSP.
Continue reading New Linux Release! Get connected on Inforce 6601 Micro SOM now with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support

Inforce Computing releases Inforce 6640 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor

Inforce Computing releases Inforce 6640™, the computing industry’s first commercial single board computer based on the Qualcomm ® Snapdragon™ 820 processor for advanced, high-end embedded devices

Fremont, CA, February 16, 2017 /MarketWired/

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Inforce Computing Announces the Latest Inforce 6601 Micro SOM Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor

The Production-Ready and Cross-Compatible Micro System-on-Module (SOM) Offers an Accelerated Path to Designing Next Generation Embedded Computing Solutions

FREMONT, CA–(Marketwired – April 26, 2016) –

Highlights:

  • Joins a growing family of Inforce Micro SOMs that are cross-compatible and offers a frictionless path to upgrade legacy embedded systems with cutting-edge compute and multimedia technologies
  • Purpose built in a tiny form-factor to empower next-generation compute-intensive applications that require high-performance quad-core CPU, GPU, DSP, ISP, 4K UHD HEVC video encode and decode, HDMI 2.0 support, and advanced connectivity solutions
  • Takes advantage of the long lifecycle and powerful quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processors built on ultra-low-power 14nm FinFET process technologies

Inforce Computing®, Inc., a leading provider of modular embedded computing platforms and solutions, today announced availability of the latest Inforce 6601™ Micro SOM, featuring the 64-bit Qualcomm® Snapdragon 820 processor for advanced embedded applications. The Snapdragon 820 processor is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Targeting designs that require 4K Ultra HD HEVC (H.265) video and graphics processing, ultra-low power consumption, and 64-bit ARM®v8 quad-core CPU performance, the Inforce 6601 Micro SOM is tailored to bring forth exciting and new mobile processing technologies to next-generation embedded applications. Continue reading Inforce Computing Announces the Latest Inforce 6601 Micro SOM Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor