Launching i.MX 8M Mini Single Board Computer for Audio & Video Applications

A high-performance, low-power embedded solution powering audio, voice, and video applications

Adding another feather to the extensive portfolio of NXP® i.MX-based Single board Computers, iWave recently launched the iW-RainboW-G34S, a single board computer based on NXP i.MX 8M Mini applications processor in a PICO-ITX form factor. iWave supports Linux 5.4.70, Ubuntu 20.04, Buildroot 2021.02, and Android 11 on the platform, supported with an extensive BSP support team and continuous updates.

The SBC is designed to achieve high-performance multimedia processing with low power in embedded consumer and industrial applications. Equipped with an Arm Cortex-A53 core running up to 1.6 GHz per core, the SBC achieves outstanding system performance while the Cortex-M4 performs low power, real-time system monitoring.

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i.MX8M Mini Single board computer

Key features of the platform

• i.MX 8M Mini Q/QL/D/DL/S/SL CPU
• Up to 4GB LPDDR4 & 128GB eMMC
• Multi-OS Platform Support
• Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac & BT 5.0
• Wide range of high-speed interfaces
• 1000/100/10 Mbps Dual Ethernet
• HDMI Output or LVDS Display
• MIPI CSI Camera Connector

The i.MX 8M Mini processor consists of an integrated 2D/3D GPU and 1080 VPU, making the single board computer a perfect fit for high-performance graphics and imaging applications such as video conferencing, HMI solutions, and image analytics.

With a flexible memory configuration ranging from 1GB LPDDR4 to 4GB LPDDR4, with an expandable eMMC flash up to 128GB, provides customers the flexibility on the configuration. The SBC is feature-rich with a host for multiple interfaces: USB2.0, SDIO, PCIe to Ethernet, MIPI_DSI to HDMI/LVDS, and MIPI CSI Camera. The SBC is designed for connectivity applications with an on-board Wi-Fi & Bluetooth module. Built with an M.2 connector with optional PCIe support, you can plug in an external cellular connectivity modem.

Available in commercial and industrial temperature configuration, the iW-Rainbow-G34S is designed for mass production with iWave assuring product longevity of 10+ years. iWave complements the single board computer with thermal solutions such as heat sinks and heat spreaders to take care of the thermal characteristics, while also providing the option of an enclosure for the single board computer.

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More information on the NXP i.MX 8M Mini SBC is available here.

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About iWave:

iWave brings over 22 years of experience in high-performance, complex embedded design and offers an extensive portfolio of System on Modules, Single Board Computers, and ODM Solutions, enabling customers to bring innovation to life. iWave Systems is a gold member of the NXP Partner Program, a global network of engineering companies collaborating with NXP to bring you exceptional software, tools, training, and services, and ultimately speed your time to market. To learn more, visit the iWave partner page on

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