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Android 6 Marshmallow now available for Snapdragon 410 based Inforce platforms

Software Update for Inforce 6301 Micro SOM and Inforce 6309 Micro Single Board Computer (powered by the Snapdragon™ 410 SoC)(upgraded Android from Lollipop to Marshmallow 6.0.1)Android 6 Marshmallow now available for Snapdragon 410 based Inforce platforms

The Android release version 2.0 BSP has been uploaded onto the Inforce TechWeb for Inforce 6301 micro SOM development kit and Inforce 6309 micro SBC.  This software release has upgraded Android from Lollipop to Marshmallow 6.0.1.  It supports all the same features that were supported for Android Lollipop including 1080p30 HDMI, USB, 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi, SD, GPS, Bluetooth and features a linux kernel 3.10.49. Continue reading Android 6 Marshmallow now available for Snapdragon 410 based Inforce platforms

Enabling RTC on Inforce Platforms

Introduction: The purpose of an RTC or a real-time clock is to provide precise time and date which can be used for various application use-cases. Similar to a watch, it runs on a battery and keeps time for you even when there is a power outage on your system! Using it, you can keep track of long timelines, even if your system is disconnected from the power plug. Continue reading Enabling RTC on Inforce Platforms

Inforce Computing is Exhibiting at Embedded World 2017 on 14th-16thMarch 2017

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What: Embedded World 2017

When: 14th-16th March 2017

Where: Nuremburg Exhibition Centre, Germany

Booth: Find us with Arrow, Qualcomm & Basler

Embedded World is a leading international trade fair held yearly in Nuremburg, Germany. The 2016 event saw an impressive 939 exhibitors and an outstanding 30,063 visitors at Embedded World 2016. As one of the significant events in the embedded community, Embedded World 2017 is ready to bring together an exciting array of embedded developers, design engineers and manufacturers of embedded systems. (Credit: Embedded World 2017)

Inforce Computing is a leading provider of application-ready embedded computer hardware platforms for the IoT niche. Inforce Computing offers signature, versatile product ready Single Board Computer (SBC), System on Module (SOM) and development kit platforms that are based on powerful and efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. These have been utilized in portable medical imaging, video conferencing, robotics, drones and hands-free computing.

To meet your customized needs these plug and play platforms are available in multiple small form factors off the shelf and build to order options.

Inforce Computing will be present at Embedded World 2017. You can find us at Hall 2/2-528 on the 14th to the 16th of March. We will be with Arrow, Qualcomm and Basler delegates.

Visit us to find out more about the exciting cutting edge embedded platforms we offer. You can interact with our in-house experts on embedded products.

What you can expect to see:

Inforce 6640

Inforce 6640 is the next generation Pico-ITX single board computer (SBC) featuring the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 820 for the most leading-edge embedded applications.  Inforce 6640 provides an optimal experience in connectivity, performance, power, and graphic capabilities required for virtual/augmented reality, healthcare, gaming, 4K video collaboration, cameras, and Internet of Everything. You will experience Inforce 6640 Snapdragon™ 820 powered SBC running FastCV™ SDK with Inforce camera & display accessories which enable gesture recognition, face detection, tracking, text and corner recognition, and augmented reality.

Inforce 6309L

Designed as a product ready solution, Inforce 6309L has the essential I/Os and connectivity you need to give you a high performance and cost-optimized solution for your long life IoT devices. The micro SBC is powered by the quad-core Snapdragon 410E processor which has a 10-year supply commitment from Qualcomm. Inforce 6309L has robust features that include Wi-Fi/BT connectivity, GPS, up to 2 MIPI-CSI cameras, and HDMI display. For a minimum order quantity of 100 units, the Inforce 6309L starts at the price of $85, comparable to the popular DragonBoard™ 410c development platform. The platform comes preloaded with Android or Linux operating system.

Inforce 6309

The Inforce 6309 micro SBC is a full-featured single board computer (SBC) based on the powerful 64-bit Snapdragon 410E processor. It delivers a rich set of I/Os and unique features including dual MIPI-CSI cameras, support for an extended operating temperature range (-30°C to 85°C), and LVDS displays. An optional interface card enables Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) and RS485 ports for industrial applications. The Inforce 6309 Micro SBC delivers high performance, rich multimedia, low power consumption, connectivity, and comprehensive support for an upstream Linux kernel (Linaro), Android OS and device drivers for embedded applications such as industrial automation, Internet-of-Everything (IoE) devices, digital signage, smart infrastructure, and retail.

Micro SOMs

Inforce will feature four generations of Snapdragon-powered micro system on modules specifically designed with the same pin, connector, electrical, and form-factor compatibility with all other Inforce Micro SOMs to ensure faster time-to-market for future generation devices and prevent obsolescence. Inforce Micro SOMs come in an ultra-small footprint of 28mm x 50mm and range from 10-11 grams in weight.  Inforce Computing provides standard carrier boards for development and carrier board design services to take you into production.

Application-Ready SBCs

Inforce will highlight their diverse roadmap of Snapdragon™ single board computers, optimized for large-scale production, to advanced embedded applications.  For two SBCs, Inforce 6410P and Inforce 6309, Inforce guarantees a 10-year supply for long-life IoT and industrial devices.  Inforce supports a build-to-order support model to meet your exact specifications eliminating custom design fees and accelerating time-to-market.  Volume pricing and variant SKUs are available for all platforms.  Discover the Inforce single board computers packaged with accessories including displays, cameras, Power over Ethernet add-on card, etc.  With these production-ready platforms combined with Inforce services, embedded developers are able to take their advanced mobile devices to market quickly and efficiently.

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Inforce Insights January 2017: Vol.3 Issue 1 – Inforce Computing Newsletter

Inforce Insights January 2017: Vol.3 Issue 1 – Inforce Computing Newsletter

Another fruitful year goes by and we usher in this New Year wishing health, happiness, and success to everyone! We are happy to present our first newsletter of the year! In this issue, we share details on booting up our SBC running Linux entirely from an SD card. Continuing our trust with digital content protection which we had illustrated elaborately through Widevine DRM in our previous newsletter, we now provide a technical article on securing the boot process on our platforms. We hope you enjoy reading our content as much as we love creating it!

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Checkout Inforce’s Snapdragon-based Products at CES 2016: Go to the Qualcomm Booths!

Hope all of you have had a great start to 2016 after a much needed Christmas and New Year’s break. If you will be at CES 2016 this week (January 6-9) in Las Vegas, please do stop by the following Qualcomm® booths to take a look at Inforce Computing’s exciting Snapdragon™ processor-based compute platforms in the form of SBCs, SoMs, and development kits.

1. Qualcomm Main Booth: Central Hall, #8952–What to see:

  • IoT Wall:
    • An Enterprise Videoconferencing Endpoint solution powered by a custom Inforce 64XX SBC (Snapdragon 600 processor)
    • A connected point-of-care (battery operated/portable) Ultrasound Imaging System powered by an Inforce 64XX SoM (Snapdragon 600)
  • Smart Cities Area:
    • Inforce 6309 Micro SBC (Snapdragon 410) for industrial IoE applications at the edge-of-the-network
    • Inforce 6401 Micro SoM (Snapdragon 600) for SWaP constrained designs requiring low power and full-HD video processing
    • Inforce 6540 SBC and Inforce 6501 Micro SoM (Snapdragon 805) for 4K Ultra HD video capture/playback and high-end processing

2. Qualcomm Unmanned Systems Booth: South Hall, #25824–what to see:

  • Inforce Robotics Development Kit running ROS on Linaro Linux: Inforce 6410Plus SBC (Snapdragon 600) and a Peripheral Abstraction Core (PAC) Mezzanine card with an ARM® Cortex®-M4; Grove connectors and Arduino compatibility for connecting multiple external sensors, SBUS for motor control, 10 DoF on-board sensors, and more.

Best wishes for a wonderful year ahead! Don’t hesitate to contact us if you need further information.

Cheers,
Vasu Madabushi
Inforce Computing