VIA ARTiGO A900 Small Form Factor PCThe VIA ARTiGO A900 is a fanless ultra-compact Android system that provides blistering 2D/3D graphics and full HD video performance, rich connectivity and networking features, and advanced software development tools for a wide range of interactive kiosk, home automation, signage, HMI, and other advanced IoT and M2M applications.
HardwareThe VIA ARTiGO A900 is powered by a 1.0GHz dual core VIA Elite E1000 Cortex-A9 SoC featuring a high-performance 2D/3D graphics and video engine that supports Open GL ES 3.0 hardware acceleration and simultaneous multiple HD video playback. The system integrates a rich feature set in its fanless sealed chassis measuring just 125mm x 30mm x 120mm (W x H x D), including 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, 4GB eMMC Flash memory, two Mini HDMI ports, one Digital I/O port supporting 4-bit GPIO, and one COM port. Its onboard mSATA and miniPCIe slots provide versatile system expansion options, including the integration of optional high-speed wireless networking capabilities through a choice of mini-PCIe mobile broadband modules. Wake On LAN (WOL) support is also included, making the VIA ARTiGO A900 an ideal solution for creating remotely-managed IoT devices for almost any environment.
SoftwareThe VIA ARTiGO A900 BSP features Android 4.4.2 as well as the VIA Smart ETK (Embedded Tool Kit) comprising a number of APIs, including Watchdog Timer (WDT) for safeguarding against system crashes, GPIO access, COM port access, RTC for auto-power on, and a sample app. A full set of software customization services that speed up time to market and minimize development costs is also available. To learn more, please click here.
ApplicationsWith its rich 3D graphics and HD video performance, flexible I/O connectivity options, and advanced software development tools, the VIA ARTiGO A900 provides all the key components for building Android-based interactive kiosks, home automation devices, signage, and other HMI solutions in a single compact and durable system. Peripheral devices such as sensors, cameras, ticket printers, and barcode and fingerprint scanners can be easily integrated through the system’s Serial, Digital I/O, or USB 2.0 ports, to expand the overall functionality of the installation.
The VIA ARTiGO A900 will reach EOL soon. Last orders can be placed till April 30, 2018, with the last shipment date being September 28, 2018. For the newer model of this product, please visit ARTiGO-A820 product page.
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- U-Boot version: 2013.07
- Kernel version: 3.10.0
- Evaluation image: Android KitKat 4.4.2
- Support eMMC boot
- Support Micro SD Card, mSATA, and eMMC storage
- Support Mini HDMI (Max resolution: 1920×1080)
- Support Mini HDMI audio output
- Support UART1 debug port
- Support Gigabit Ethernet
- Support Line-out and Mic-in
- Support USB: keyboard, mouse, flash drive, UVC camera
- Support VNT9271 USB Wi-Fi dongle
- Support EMIO-1541 miniPCIe Wi-Fi module
- Support EMIO-2550 miniPCIe Mobile Broadband module
- Support 1080p hardware video decoding for H.264, VC-1, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, VP8
- Support system bar auto hide when set FULL_SCREEN
- Support Smart ETK v0.0.18: Watchdog, Wake On LAN, RTC wake-up, GPIO, COM, UART, suspend, restart