With the new ARM-based Starter Kits from Advantech, it takes only ten minutes to start the ARM development, including all key elements of a development environment. The new Starter Kit is available at distributor Rutronik as of now.
The new ARM-based Starter Kits powered by NXP and TI processors provide a shortcut for ARM platform evaluation and development. They include key elements of a development environment including main boards with CPU cables, adapter cards, LCD panel and power adapter. The starter kits take only ten minutes to setup and are designed for performance evaluation and validation, fast hardware design and application development. Thanks to Advantech’s service support, ARM users easily get familiar with Advantech ARM platforms and learn to operate and design applications.
A built-in OS image in Linux allows users to start their evaluation immediately after they open the box. Other OS such as Android, Yocto Linux and Ubuntu are also available for different applications, each carefully verified for online download. The source codes of the supported OS are open and available for users to help develop application code easier. Tools for application development include Qt, a cross-platform tool for device creation, UI and application development, and Advantech WISE-PaSS/RMM APIs for device access, control and monitoring. All add-on software offerings are totally verified and 100 per cent free of charge.