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July 30, 2014 - Powered by Texas Instrument's 1 GHz Sitara™ AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 CPU, Model VAR-SOM-AM33_V2 provides connectivity features based on TI's FCC/CE certified dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with optional MIMO and Bluetooth 4.0/BLE that can achieve effective bit rates of 100 Mbps. System supports 128–512 MB DDR3, 128–1024 MB NAND Flash, and 1400 x 1050 24-bit RGB display. Operating from -40 to +85°C, module is suited for automotive, IoT, lighting, agriculture, and industrial applications.

Variscite Ltd

9, Hamelacha st., Lod, 71520, Israel

Original Press Release

Variscite Launches a New Version of the Successful VAR-SOM-AM33 System-on-Module with Enhanced Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Capabilities

Press release date: July 28, 2014

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Variscite [ http://www.variscite.com , a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded
solutions [ http://www.variscite.com/solutions and System-on-Modules [ http://www.variscite.com/products/system-on-module-som , announces the launch of the enhanced VAR-SOM-AM33_V2 [ http://www.variscite.com/products/system-on-module-som/cortex-a8/var-som-am33-cpu-ti-am335x-am3354-am3352 System-on-Module. The already hugely successful VAR-SOM-AM33 has been upgraded to support the latest and most advanced WiLinkTM 8 Wi-Fi and Bluetooth combo module from Texas Instruments.

Based on Texas Instrument's 1 GHz Sitara(TM) AM335x ARM Cortex-A8, the VAR-SOM-AM3_V2 packs an impressive feature-set, a wide variety of interfaces and industrial operating temperature range, all the while sustaining a firm focus on minimizing the overall system cost.

The VAR-SOM-AM33 suits embedded applications across a multitude of market segments, such as automotive, IoT, lighting, agriculture and industrial. The new V2 enhanced connectivity features are based on TI's FCC/CE certified dual band Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with optional MIMO and Bluetooth 4.0 / BLE that can achieve effective bit rates of 100 Mbps, together with extended wireless range.

The new VAR-SOM-AM33_V2 is fully pin-compatible with the previous VAR-SOM-AM33 Rev 1. Both revisions will continue to be in mass production supporting Variscite's longevity commitment for the entire product portfolio.

VAR-SOM-AM33_V2 main features include:

- TI AM335x 600, 800 and 1000MHz Cortex-A8
- 128 to 512 MB DDR3
- 128 to 1024 MB NAND Flash
- 2D/3D graphics acceleration: Power VR SGX 530
- RGB display 1400 x 1050 24-bit
- 10/100 Mbps Ethernet + 10/100/1000 RGMII
- Certified Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n 2.4 / 5GHz with optional 2x2 MIMO
- Bluetooth 4.0 / BLE
- USB 2.0: Host, OTG
- Audio In/Out
- Industrial temperature -40 to 85degree(s)C

Availability:
Evaluation kits and samples are available to order now.

About Variscite:
In over a decade Variscite has taken a leading position in the System-on-Modules (SoM) design and manufacture market. A trusted provider of development and consulting services for a variety of embedded platforms, Variscite transforms clients' visions into successful products.

Learn more about Variscite, visit http://www.variscite.com  and http://www.variwiki.com 

Contact sales@variscite.com  or +972-9-9562910 for more information.

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