New Android BSP and EVK Available for VAB-800 & AMOS-800

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With Chinese New Year right around the corner, updates for our Freescale™ ARM-based platforms continue. Last week we released a new Android 4.4.2 Board Support Package (BSP) and Evaluation Kit (EVK) for the VIA VAB-820 Pico-ITX and the VIA AMOS-820 Fanless Industrial PC, which feature Freescale™ i.MX 6Quad Cortex-A9 SoCs.

Today we are pleased to announce the availability of a new Android BSP and EVK for the VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX and VIA AMOS-800 Fanless Industrial PC, which are powered by Freescale™ i.MX537 Cortex-A8 SoCs. Stay tuned for more updates in the near future….

Here is a list of the major features included in the latest release for the VIA VAB-800 and VIA AMOS-800:

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Kernel version: 2.6.35
U-boot version: 2009.08
Evaluation image: Android Gingerbread 2.3
Support VAB-800 (i.MX537) Rev.A/Rev.B w/ system memory 1GB SKU
Support AMOS-800, ARTiGO A800
Support eMMC as default boot device
Support HDMI/VGA/LVDS single display
Support AUO 7″ (800×480) G070VW01V1 LVDS Panels with touch (4-wired resistance interface) in default
Support 2 LVDS single channel ports
Support display auto detection either HDMI or VGA
Support COM1 DCE mode, COM2 is as debug port in default
Support 10M/100M RJ-45 Ethernet
Support EMIO-1533 USB wireless LAN (VNT9271)
Support Watch Dog/GPIO (Operate in debug port)
Support FlexCAN x2 (Operate in debug port)
Support HDMI audio output
Analog sgtl5000 audio Line-in/Line-out/Mic-in

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