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Today there are various demands on a system regarding safety, security, energy efficiency as well as performance, connectivity or real-time capability, especially within the scope of the Internet of Things. Heterogeneous multicore systems provide structures and mechanisms to comply with these demands on a single SoC.

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We recently released our new mainline-Kernel based Debian and Yocto BSPs for our i.mx6 based System on Modules. In this article we'll give you a short overview of the advantages of the new BSP era! Beside the recent Kernel Versions delivered, new userspace APIs have to be used to access peripherals.

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Adding network capabilities and especially a simple Webinterface is a great enhancement to the user-experience of headless embedded devices. This blog will present a simple Webinterface mainly build using Python-components.

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The i.MX6 is a platform well-suited for multimedia applications. It features a powerful video processing unit (VPU) and can decode full-hd video without problems.

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This video (no audio) shows all the necessary steps needed to start cross development with Eclipse, beginning with the unboxing of emtrion's DIMM-MX6 development kit.

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The i.MX6 series application processors from Freescale are a good choice for industrial and automotive applications requiring high multimedia performance. With the support of up to four simultaneously usable display ports the i.MX6 is also suitable for multi-display solutions or applications for high display resolutions.

Besides the conventional parallel 24-Bit RGB interface, there are also one HDMI, one MIPI DSI and two LVDS interfaces available. In this article we focus on the LVDS interfaces of the dual- and quad-core variants of the i.MX6 and explain the possible display configurations.

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