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SMART Wireless Computing Enables High-Performance AI Edge Camera Applications with New Micro SoM Powered by Qualcomm

Introducing Inforce 68A1, a powerful new system-on-module designed to enable advanced IoT vision system devices

Tempe, Ariz., December 14, 2021SMART Wireless Computing, Inc., an SGH company (Nasdaq: SGH) and leading provider of edge computing embedded solutions, today announced the Inforce 68A1 system-on-module (SoM), a powerful new tool based on one of the latest and most advanced IoT solutions from Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., the Qualcomm® QCS8250 system-on-chip (SoC), which is designed to provide high performance for compute-intensive network edge Internet of Things (IoT) camera applications. The Inforce 68A1 SoM combines support for multiple high-resolution 8K or 4K cameras with complex artificial intelligence (AI) inferencing at the edge to enable smart camera systems, high-performance conferencing/collaboration devices, connected healthcare, and intelligent retail devices.

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SMART Wireless Computing Enables Connected Camera Applications with New Nano SoM Powered by Qualcomm IoT Solutions

High-density ultra-compact Inforce 6403 system-on-module engineered for intelligent display devices and smart enterprise use cases

Tempe, Ariz., November 3, 2021SMART Wireless Computing, a business of SGH (Nasdaq: SGH) and a leading provider of edge computing embedded solutions, today announced the Inforce 6403, a powerful new system-on-module (“SoM”) based on the Qualcomm® QCS610 which enables advanced visual computing for AI-enabled surveillance camera and edge appliances, connected body cameras, smart displays, and other internet-of-things (IoT) wireless network edge devices. The new Inforce 6403 SoM brings on-device artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to cameras and displays for fast decision making, while enabling multiple connectivity options for critical data transfer, all in a compact footprint that is both power-efficient and cost-effective.

The Inforce 6403 SoM supports 4K UltraHD (HEVC) video capture and playback capability with on-device AI to enable video analytics applications integrated into smart cameras, such as face detection and object tracking. With a wide range of the latest high-bandwidth connectivity options that includes Ethernet RGMIII, 802.11nac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.x, USB-C, and LTE Cat 4 via a carrier board, the Inforce 6403 SoM enables cameras to stream large files quickly. A compact LGA package measuring just 43 mm x 32.5 mm (1.69 in x 1.28 in) makes the Inforce 6403 SoM easy to integrate into camera housings and systems, particularly in applications where a soldered connection can provide a rugged solution.

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

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!

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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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

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.
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