The Freescale delivers a cost-effective, easy-to-use platform designed to simplify product evaluation and speed time to market with Quick Start development boards based on the i.MX family of multimedia applications processors.
The MCIMX53-START-R the i.MX53 Quick Start board is a open source development platform. Integrated with an ARM® Cortex™-A8 1 GHz processor and the Freescale MC34708 PMIC, the Quick Start board includes a display controller, hardware-accelerated graphics, 1080p video decode and 720p encode as well as numerous connectivity options ideally suited for applications such as human machine interface in embedded consumer, industrial and medical markets.
The MCIMX53-START-R i.MX53 Quick Start board is priced to attract a broad base of users, including professional developers and hobbyists. The Quick Start board is designed as an entry-level platform allowing you to begin writing code and experimenting before committing to additional development efforts. With an array of peripherals and a breadth of optimized software, the i.MX53 Quick Start board eases system design and allows for a full demonstration of features, such as the fully integrated LCD controller, Ethernet controller and multimedia functionality.
The MCIMX53-START-R i.MX53 Quick Start board comes preinstalled with the Linux® OS. Android™ and Windows® Embedded Compact 7 board support packages (BSPs) are also available through third parties. In addition to optimized BSPs, Freescale also provides a large portfolio of optimized video, speech and audio codecs.
Key Applications: Embedded, Industrial and Medical Applications