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The NXP i.MX6UL3 ARM Cortex A7 based CPU integrates comprehensive security features making it ideal for security applications such as access control, ecommerce, mobile POS etc. iWave Systems is one of the early adaptors of i.MX6UL supports compact, cost effective i.MX6UL3 based SOM with Linux board support package.
iWave offers i.MX6 SOMs in various form factors for wide range of embedded applications. The standard Qseven compatible SOM and the size optimised SODIMM SOM module finds its suitability in several novel applications and adapted by many customers for general embedded applications in the past 4 years.
Bangalore, India — July 21, 2016: iWave Systems Technologies Pvt. Ltd, a genuine embedded service provider, today announced it has joined Microsoft Azure Certified for Internet of Things (IoT), ensuring customers get IoT solutions up and running quickly with hardware and software that has been pre-tested and verified to work with Microsoft Azure IoT services.
iWave Systems, a genuine embedded service provider, offers support for Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (WEC2013) reference Board Support Package (BSP) for NXP i.MX6x Platform. Microsoft has released Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (WEC2013) OS which gives better performance than its previous version WEC7. It is designed to target intelligent devices.
Microsoft’s Azure IoT suite helps customers to quickly start the implementation of the different IoT scenarios. The Azure IoT Suite is designed to integrate with existing processes, devices, and systems to enable and automate common workflows and unlock new value by making the best use of both existing and new data sources.
iWave Systems being one of the early adoptors of the i.MX6UL CPU, offering cost effective i.MX6UL 0/1/2/3 based system on modules (SOM) intended for various industrial applications where power consumption and form factor are very critical. The i.MX6UL SODIMM module is integrated for industrial IoT (IIoT) gateway application to enable seamless interconnection of infrastructure devices with secure data flow from end devices to cloud.
iWave Systems Technologies, a leading global embedded products and services company, is proud to announce its collaboration with Green Hills Software for developing INTEGRITY Real-Time Operating System (RTOS) based platforms. As an initial step, iWave has successfully brought up the world renowned INTEGRITY RTOS in iWave’s i.MX6 iW-RainboW-G15D-Q7 platform.
The SDMA controller in the i.MX6 is a simple RISC processor core, with its private memory space and some specialized functional units. The SDMA controller is responsible to perform data transfer inside a multi-core platform. It works side-by-side with the main ARM processor, detached from it. Special registers in the ARM processor controls the SDMA’s sub system, and special commands on the SDMA’s controller allow it to access the ARM processor’s memory space and send interrupts.
i.MX6QP, i.MX6DP is a high performance applications processors with multiple ARM Cortex-A9 cores and advanced 3D graphics and multimedia features. iWave Systems launched two additional SOMs based on i.MX 6QuadPlus (iMX6QP) and i.MX 6DualPlus (iMX6DP) adding to the existing i.MX6 SOM portfolio.
iWave Systems launched another SODIMM-style cost effective i.MX6 SOM, which runs Linux 3.14.38 and Android lollipop BSP versions. The SOM supports various i.MX6 CPU configurations like solo, dual lite, dual and quad. Both commercial and industrial operating temperature SOMs versions are available.
iWave is proud to launch the world's first i.MX6UL CPU based SOM and development kit which is the latest addition to it's growing family of i.MX based SOM road map. The i.MX6 UltraLite SOM is designed for cost and space constrained applications where power consumption and for factor are critical.
iWave is updating the Android BSP for its i.MX6 Q7 modules and development kit with Lollipop 5.0.0. The Lollipop release will support the features like: i.MX6 ARM Cortex A9 Quad, Dual, DualLite & solo CPU, 1GB DDR3 RAM for Q/D/DL and 512MB DDR3 for Solo, UART,etc.
iWave's Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) BSP on iWave's i.MX6 Development Platform and Freescale's SABRE SDP platform supports RS232 Serial Console port, SDHC, USB 2.0 Host, USB2.0 device, Ethernet, 7" TFT LCD, Touch Screen support are supported by the CPU.
Today, in the current trending technology, iWave brings real-time skin detection application using i.MX6 Qseven SOM Development platform. Skin detection application developed by iWave provides real time camera support and skin detection in a single board.
Windows Embedded Compact 7(WEC7), RTOS from the microsoft family is available on iWave's i.MX6 Development Platform. The i.MX6 Development board is powered with Freescale's i.MX6 processor which integrates 2D & 3D Graphic accelerators and multi format 1080p encoder and decoder.
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) which is also termed as Bluetooth Smart is designed to provide significantly lower power consumption. BLE is a protocol that allows for long-term operation of Bluetooth devices.
At Freescale Technology Forum (FTF America), iWave's new i.MX6UL SODIMM SOM (iW-RainboW-G18M-SODIMM) was unveiled. The i.MX 6UltraLite (i.MX6UL) SoC is latest low-power, Cortex A7 based SoC by Freescale aimed at very low powercost optimized applications.
iWave updating the Linux BSP for its i.MX6 Q7 modules and development kit with 3.14.28 kernel. This release will be available from mid of August 2015 for customers and it will support single BSP, Binary image & MFG tool for all the four i.MX6 CPU version (Quad/Dual/Dual Lite/Solo) based Qseven SOMs.
iWave has now enabled 2GB RAM support for the iW-RainboW-G15M-Q7, the i.MX6 Quad, Dual & Dual Lite Qseven SOMs. The 2GB RAM support allows customers to run graphics and multimedia rich applications more smoothly. Read More
iWave is upgrading Android KitKat 4.4 BSP for its all variants of i.MX6 Qseven SOMs. The KitKat BSP supports advanced features and will be available in end of Q2 2015. Besides the Android support, Linux and WEC7 board support packages are also available for the i.MX6 Qseven SOMs from iWave. Read More
As i.MX6 empowers the Surveillance applications, iWave has developed a system that brings together video streams from four cameras on four i.MX6 Pico ITX SBCs placed in four different locations through Ethernet. The fifth Pico ITX captures the video streams from the Ethernet and displays on a single HDMI monitor. Read More
Security is an inevitable word which we heard in our day to day life. Technologies without security are technologies without "trust" for many of us. We all know how security plays an important role in our life starting from working place to social chat. Even Embedded Systems should implement security to prevent un-authorized access to the sensitive data. Read More
iWave has released the official Yocto BSP for its i.MX6 Pico-ITX SBC board (iW-RainboW-G15S).The release is based on Linux 3.10.17 kernel. This release supports single BSP, Binary image & MFG tool for all the four i.MX6 CPU version (Quad/Dual/Dual Lite/Solo) based SBC boards. Besides this Linux BSP support, Android Jelly Bean and WEC7 board support packages also supported for the i.MX6 Pico SBC boards by iWave systems. Read More
The PICO-ITX board embedded with i.MX6 quad core processor loaded with Yocto-Dora 1.5.3 now is capable of capturing and streaming full HD (1080p) video from an on-board camera. Not only it can stream 1080p full HD video to a destined host machine, it is also capable of streaming two 1080p (2 streams) simultaneously at 24fps. Read More
iWave now has released the official Yocto BSP for its i.MX6 Qseven modules (RainboW-G15M-Q7) and development kit variants. The release is based on Linux 3.10.17 kernel and supports single BSP, Binary image & MFG tool for all the four i.MX6 CPU version (Quad/Dual/Dual Lite/Solo) based Qseven SOMs. Besides the Linux Yocto BSP support, Android Jelly Bean and Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) board support packages are also supported. Read More
Today, technology goes forward and we get some new possibilities in the Online TV viewing. iWave's i.MX6 Pico-ITX board with Jelly Bean Android provides one such solution. Today we can watch online TV in the Browser that will run in the i.MX6 Pico-ITX Platform. It uses Real Time Messaging Protocol (RTMP). RTMP was initially a proprietary protocol developed by Macromedia. It is based on TCP and was specifically designed for streaming video, audio, and data between a media server and clients (Flash player). Read More
iWave, a reliable embedded solutions provider has now optimized the booting time of its Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) BSP for Freescale’s SABRE SDP/B platform. Now the WEC7 OS is booting in a short period of time ~3 seconds for a small footprint OS image with display and touch drivers support, and boot time of ~8 to ~10 seconds for an OS image with basic drivers and OS components support. Read More
iWave offers several heat spreaders for Qseven and MXM form factor system on modules in the recent past. The heat spreader are made up of Aluminium material and uses silicone elastomer as thermal gap pad between the CPU and the heat spreader. The heat spreader is light weight and rugged which can be easily attached with the iWave's Qseven system on modules. Read More
In today’s highly competitive industry scenario, most of the IT companies expect skilled candidates when it comes to hiring of the fresh graduates to reduce the training period. There is huge gap between what industry expects from freshers to the actual skills & ability of the engineers. There is a need to enhance the traditional engineering teaching / learning methodologies to meet the industry expectations. Engineers of today are expected to have more practical knowledge on latest technologies along with their theory classes. Read More
The i.MX6 Qseven board test setup passed the EN 55022:2010 (CISPR22) Class A 30MHz - 1GHz range radiated emission levels. This article briefs about the EMC radiated emission test done on the iWave's i.MX6 Qseven CPU module held at the TUV EMC test lab in India. Read More
As the Voice over IP (VoIP) market grows, the next evolution of the market is Video and Voice over IP (V2IP). iWave’s PICO ITX is a Single Board Computer (SBC) which has a Freescale’s i.MX6 DualLite ARM Cortex-A9 core based CPU which can operate up to 800MHz speed/core with 1GB (expandable) DDR3 RAM. iWave has provided V2IP on iWave’s Pico ITX i.MX6 which gives more quality in video and audio streaming. iWave has expertise in HD video streaming over V2IP. The SIP(Session Initiation Protocol) protocol for connection between PICO ITX board and host PC which is used in the application Linphone through network (Ethernet). Read More
iWave Systems has begun upgrading its BSP support for its i.MX6 Qseven modules with latest 3.10.17 based Linux kernel with Yocto support. The BSP will support for all the variants of i.MX6 CPU, i.e Quad, Dual, Dual Lite and Solo Qseven modules. Read More
iWave has been one of the early adopters of i.MX6. As a result of this, iWave dived into the design and manufacture of one of the early i.MX6 Qseven System on Modules to keep up the commitment to clients. As recently Freescale has rolled out the Power Management Companion Chip for i.MX6, iWave has come up with the improved i.MX6 Qseven SOM integrated with PMIC to adhere to our corporate policy of constant improvement of design to meet customers’ needs. Read More
iWave’s i.MX6 Qseven System on Module has been incorporated into the Golf Cart Guide System which is used to monitor the cart position, delay while supplementing the cart position, to identify the members with the player list in the clubhouse. The design also includes ensuring safety of golfers by giving warning messages during lightning, fog etc. Read More
iWave Systems, one of the early adopters of i.MX6 technology has designed i.MX6 based network switch / router solution. The task involved the design and development of a custom carrier card for our i.MX6 Qseven Module, the carrier card also consists of microcontroller. Together with the i.MX6 Qseven module and carrier card, the solution provides router capabilities. Read More
iWave Systems, one of the recognized leaders in providing i.MX6 based Single Board Computers, has added ‘Quad and Dual i.MX6 CPU based Pico ITX Single board computers’ to its SBCs’ product range which already support Duallite and Solo i.MX6 CPU based SBC. Also, our i.MX6 Pico ITX SBCs are supported with various operating systems like Linux, Android Jelly Bean and Windows Embedded Compact 7. This wide range of options, in hardware and software, allows our customers to select appropriate specifications in accordance with their end applications. Read More
iWave Systems, a certified Silver Partner of Microsoft, proudly announced the availability of Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) Board Support Package (BSP) for its customers for catering high-end applications in its various skews of i.MX6 Quad, Dual, Dual Lite & Solo Qseven CPU modules. Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) is one of the real time operating system (RTOS) from Microsoft designed to target enterprise specific solutions which supports multiple CPU architectures like ARM/x86, Silverlight 3.0, Multi touch and 3GB size physical RAM. Read More
iWave Systems, a complete hardware and software embedded solutions provider upgrading the Android Jelly Bean 4.3 BSP for its i.MX6 Quad/Dual/Dual-lite/Solo based Qseven platforms. This BSP upgrade will be available for its customer from end of Jan 2014. Android 4.3 is a sweeter version of Jelly Bean which includes performance optimizations and offers lot of new features for users and developers. Read More
BANGALORE, India – Dec. 9, 2013 – Freescale® Semiconductor (NYSE: FSL), a global leader in embedded processing solutions, along with iWave Systems Technologies, a Bangalore based Product Engineering Services company, are today demonstrating a range of technology innovations. The innovations developed by iWave Systems and based on Freescale technology include a Wi-Fi enabled Skin and Tooth Analyser, Smart MIPI camera, Windows Embedded Compact 2013 on Freescale’s i.MX6 SDP and iWave’s i.MX6 development board, System on Modules (SOMs), Development Boards, Single Board Computer and many others that will benefit Industrial, Medical and Automotive domains. Read More
iWave Systems, one of the silver partners of Microsoft and a giant in the field of Freescale's i.MX6 Series, has bagged a tremendous opportunity in providing its support for Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (WEC2013) reference Board Support Package (BSP) for its Freescale’s i.MX6 SABRE SDP. Windows Embedded Compact 2013 (WEC2013) is the latest in the series of Windows Embedded compact operating system (OS) from Microsoftand is designed to target intelligent devices. Read More
Video: Windows Embedded Compact 7 BSP demo on iWave's i.MX6 Pico ITX SBC
Single Board Computers have always enjoyed serious attention in the field of Embedded Systems design. Ever since its introduction, its main intention was to devise a computer to inspire students to take up many new projects to explore the rich and wide world of Embedded Systems. With products like i.MX6 Pico ITX SBC, i.MX50 Quick Start Board, i.MX27 & PXA 270 SBCs, we at iWave Systems Technologies Pvt. Ltd, are clearly a global competitor when it comes to promoting powerful ARM Cortex Single Board Computers. Read More
iWave Systems launched Industry's latest Freescale Semiconductor’s i.MX 6 processor based Digital signage Solution. Digital signage enables users to display their messages more dynamically and effectively. Dynamic images are more appealing and can convey considerably more information than static ones can. iWave’s new Digital signage Solution integrates all standard interfaces into a single board with ultra compact yet highly integrated platform that can be utilized across multiple Digital signage like Meeting Room Signage, Digital Menu Boards, e-Posters, Network Media Players and other Commercial Displays. Read More
In-Vehicle Infotainment is a term that defines the entertainment and informative applications that are made available in automobiles. IVI allows display screens in cars and hence, the driver, access to maps, media players, electronic dashboards, engine diagnostics, internet and social networking, and integration with handheld devices. iWave’s RainboW-G15M-MXM (i.MX6 MXM System On Module) CPU module based on Freescale’s i.MX6 Series processor designed mainly targeting the automotive infotainment application. Read More
The new improved iWave’s i MX6 Qseven Development Kit RainboW-G15D supports the following sensors:
- 3-Axis Accelerometer
- Digital e-Compass
- Ambient Light Sensor
These sensors interfaced with the i.MX6 processor using I2c interface for internal communication and data transfer and also possess INT (interrupt) signal to interrupt the processor about the data. Read more
iWave Systems, a genuine embedded solutions provider announced its support for Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) Board Support Package (BSP) for its i.MX6 Dual-lite/Solo platform named Pico ITX SBC. Being a pioneer in Windows Embedded Compact 7 BSP solution provider, iWave has extended its astuteness in software solutions by providing world first Windows Embedded Compact 7 BSP for i.MX6 Dual Lite & Solo silicon and successfully demonstrated dual LVDS display feature on i.MX6 dual Lite based Pico-ITX board with Windows Embedded Compact 7 in the Embedded Systems Expo (ESEC) last week at Tokyo Japan. Read more
Multicore Processor Technology’ will be the key in the development of next generation of advanced computing devices. With major silicon vendors such as Freescale, Texas Instruments (TI) and others, bringing multi-core application processors for the mainstream embedded devices, there is need to have the multi-core processing support in the Embedded Operating Systems.Windows Embedded Compact 7(WEC7) will enhance the perfromance of ARM based multi-core platfroms with the addition of Symemtric Multi-Processing (SMP) support. iWave systems has done a SMP support verification on its Freescale’s i.MX6 Quad core processor running Windows Embedded Compact 7 platform. Read more
Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) BSP by iWave Systems for Freescale’s SABRE SDP/B platform now supports power management. Power management was successfully developed for the i.MX6 multicore platform and tested for the standard suspend and resume functionalities. During sleep the processor enters into dormant mode and consumes the least power. iWave has reduced the sleep mode power consumption with Windows Embedded Compact 7 BSP to very less level compare to Linux and Android BSPs. i.MX6Q has four CPU cores. The suspend power state not only turns off 3 CPU cores, but also puts the primary CPU on low power mode. On resuming, all 4 cores restart successfully. Read more
iWave Systems launched Industry's latest Pico ITX Board around Freescale Semiconductor’s i.MX 6 Solo/Dual Lite processor which is iWave’s 4th design based on i.MX6 CPU. Pico-ITX is the industry’s smallest mother board form factor which inspires innovative system designs and allows Single board computers accessible for a new generation of smaller computing and connecting devices.Measuring just 10cm x 7.2cm, iWave’s i.MX6 Single Board Computer is a highly integrated platform for increased performance in “Intelligent Industrial Control Systems, Industrial Human Machine Interface, Ultra-Portable Devices, Home Energy Management Systems and Portable Medical Devices”. Read more
iWave Systems Technologies, successfully demonstrated the MIPI camera on its latest i.MX6 QSeven development kit. The Leopard’s 5M pixel MIPI CSI Camera module part LI-OV5640-MIPI-AF is integrated with the latest revision of iWave i.MX6 Qseven development Borad and the sensor supports the following features.
- Sensor: OV5640 (CMOS image sensor)
- Active array Size: 2592x1944
- Image transfer rates; 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps
- Module Connector: AXK824145 Read More
iWave Systems Technologies, successfully demonstrated the 7” multi touch capacitive LCD with its latest i.MX6 Qseven development kit. The EDT’s 7” display part ETM070001ADH6 is integrated with the latest revision of iWave i.MX6 Qseven development Platform which supports the following features.
- Resolution: 800x480
- LCD Type: TFT, Transmissive & Anti-glare
- Color: 262K
- Interface Mode: RGB 18-Bit Parallel
- Backlight : White LED Read More
iWave is industry first in the design, development and verification of PCIe Bus driver on Windows CE based ARM platform. Though PCIe driver support is not avialble in Windows Ebedded Compact 7, iWave's BSP team has achieved a leap forward with the development of PCIe Bus driver for generic ARM platform and tested in Freescale's i.MX6 CPU based RainboW-G15 Qseven Developement platform. Read More.
iWave Systems, offers Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) reference BSP for iWave’s i.MX6 platform named RainboW- G15D. The Board Support Package includes features like: 7” TFT display, Resistive Touch Screen, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA 3.0, HDMI 1080p, VPU, GPU etc. Windows Embedded Compact 7 (WEC7) is designed to target enterprise specific solutions such as Industrial Controllers, Consumer Electronic devices and also Automotive Infotainment Systems. It supports multiple CPU architectures like SH, ARM and x86. Silverlight 3.0, Multi touch, 3GB physical RAM are major feature additions in WEC7 compared to WinCE 6.0. Read More
iWave is very glad to announce that our Qseven compatible i.MX6 SOM module RainboW-G15-Qseven is in Mass production. This Systems on Module is based on Freescale's i.MX6 Quad/Dual/Solo ARM® Cortex A9 core CPU @1Ghz. This SOM supports Operating Temperature of -40 to 85°C which suits different Industrial, Medical and Automotive applications. R1.2 Quad core automotive silicon based mass production SOMs are shipped from Dec2012. iWave is also shipping i.MX6 Dual core automotive silicon based SOMs from Jan2013. Read More
iWave is the first in the world to design and successfully test the AC’97 Audio functionality in Freescale's i.MX6 CPU. iWave's core Linux BSP team has broken the boundaries & implemented the AC’97 Audio interface on Linux BSP and successfully tested AC’97 Audio In/Out on iWave’s i.MX6 Qseven Development platform called RainboW-G15-Q7D. Since Qseven specification 1.2 strictly requires AC’97 interface for audio interface, AC’97 Audio availability for i.MX6 CPU is the new milestone achieved by iWave in ARM Qseven arena. Though the newly published Qseven R2.0 specification included the I2S interface for audio, most of the existing Qseven carriers support the AC97 codec. Read More
iWave Syestems is the first in the world to design and successfully test the PCIe switch functionality in Freescale's i.MX6 CPU. Though the Freescale's Linux BSP release supports only PCIe End Point device for i.MX6 CPU, iWave's core Linux BSP team broke the boundaries and implemented the PCIe switch on Linux BSP. The PCIe switch functionality is successfully tested with different PCIe switch devices like IDT’s 5 port PCIe switch & PLX's 16 port Gen2 PCIe switch on iWave’s RainboW-G15D - i.MX6 Qseven Development platform. Also PLX's PCIe to PCI bridge device is validated with i.MX6 Development platform. This development platform supports on-board Gen2 PCIex1 slot where any PCIe bridge devices can be inserted for validation. Read More
LPDDR2 is the very low power memory interface which is very handy for power sensitive application. iWave has successfully designed and tested the LPDDR2 memory interface in one of the customised i.MX6 board with Linux and Windows Embedded Compact 7 Operating Ssystems. This customised i.MX6 board with LPDDR2 memory was developed by iWave within 8 weeks’ time based on iWave’s i.MX6 RainboW-G15D development kit. iWave is the first to test the LPDDR2 interface with Freescale’s i.MX6 silicon and the LPDDR2 hardware design & software is readily available with iWave for porting with any other custom i.MX6 hardware. Read More