Starter kit targets industrial, HMI applications
Design engineers working in industrial, HMI and networking applications are being offered the Texas Instruments AM437x starter kit by distributor element14. The kit is a low-cost development platform based on the ARM Cortex-A9 processor providing a stable and affordable platform to quickly start evaluation of Sitara ARM Cortex®-A9 AM437x Processors (AM4376, AM4378).
The product is an ideal platform for developing applications that require a full featured user interface including touch screen capability and a broad array of connectivity options.
Powerful enough to drive a full graphical display for a user interface the kit includes a broad set of industrial communications protocols and interfaces (Dual Gigabit Ethernet, DDR3L, Camera and Capacitive Touch Screen LCD).
The integrated LCD and full featured hardware platform offers an array of onboard features which allows experienced and novice designers alike to focus on product differentiation such as advanced graphics and connectivity.
At speeds up to 1GHz, the starter kit accelerates designs with a ready-for-production hardware and software platform.