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Single Board Computer includes 12 onboard serial ports.

Press Release Summary:

Feb 21, 2013 - Designed around 1.2 GHz Freescale i.MX53 ARM Cortex™ A8 core processor, Model MIT-5500 includes 1 GB DDR3 memory and 4 GB iNAND flash. Processor supports 1080p video decoding and 720p encoding, and can run dual independent displays through HDMI, VGA, or LVDS interfaces. Operating from 9–24 Vdc, mini-ITX board provides dual Ethernet ports, 40-bit digital GPIO, dual CAN, and 4-wire touch interface. It is suited for HMIs, data acquisition, industrial automation, and vehicle telematics.

Cadia Networks - Laguna Hills, CA

Original Press Release

OEM-Ready ARM A8 SBC with 12 Onboard Serial Ports

Press release date: Feb 19, 2013

Dual CAN bus, Dual Ethernet and Dual Independent Displays

Laguna Hills, California — Cadia Networks introduces yet another embedded ARM-based SBC into their family of products, the MIT-5500. This mini-ITX small form factor board is designed around the power efficient Freescale i.MX53 ARM Cortex™ A8 core processor. Operating systems like Android or Linux can boot natively out of the onboard 4GB iNAND flash.

The MIT-5500’s wealth of features make it ideal for a variety of applications ranging from advanced human to machine interfaces, data acquisition, point of sale, vehicle telematics, digital signage, industrial automation, building controls and connected appliances.

The MIT-5500 is loaded with extensive I/O features in order to meet the demands of many OEMs. Key features include the 12 onboard serial ports, dual Ethernet ports, 40-bit digital GPIO, dual CAN, and a 4 wire touch interface. The Freescale i.MX53 ARM Cortex™ A8 core processor features full HD 1080p playback as well as 1080p decoding and 720p encoding using hardware acceleration, and has the ability of running dual independent displays through the HDMI, VGA or LVDS interfaces. Another point of flexibility is the power input that allows a range of input voltages between 9 to 24 volts DC.

Features Highlights:
  • Freescale Cortex A8 i.MX53 CPU up to 1.2GHz with long life cycle support
  • Onboard 1 GB DDR3 Memory, 4 GB iNAND flash
  • Dual independent display with HDMI, VGA and LVDS interfaces
  • Two fast Ethernet ports and twelve COM ports on board
  • Hardware acceleration of 1080p video decoding and 720p encoding
  • Native support for Android OS & Linux with Qt Extended application
  • Support of up to 40-bit GPIO and dual CAN bus option
  • 9 to 24 volt DC wide input voltage range
Read more :Cadia Networks – MIT-5500 Mini-ITX ARM Motherboard

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