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6 Posts authored by: jafoste4 element14 Team
Avnet recently released the MaaXBoard Mini which is based on the NXP i.MX 8M Mini Processor. The MaaXBoard Mini is a low-cost, NXP i.MX 8M Mini processor-based, single-board computer ideal for embedded computing and smart edge IoT applications. The i.MX 8M Mini family of application processors are based on the Arm® Cortex®-A53 and Cortex-M4 cores, which provide industry-leading audio, voice and video processing for applications that scale from consumer home audio to industrial buildin ...
1. Indroduction Python is a great general purpose high level programming language. It is beneficial for many reasons, one being that its simple syntax rules allows the language code to be readable and maintanable. It is fairly easy to develop also due to the wide array of available packages to support most types of development. When it comes to embedded development you may be asking why Python over C or C++. Each has their own advantages of course, mainly coming down to the debate of developmen ...
1. Introduction The MaaXboad by Avnet is based on the NXP i.MX 8M processor running quad Arm® Cortex®-A53s and a single Cortex-M4 core. Out of box the MaaXBoard supports both a Debian based linux image and a Android 9 image. In this blog lets discover what the Android enviroment has to offer.   To allow for a simple setup i'll be using a keyboard, mouse, and an external HDMI monitor to communicate with the MaaXBoard. If you wish you could connect to the board via TTL or use a SS ...
One of the main key drivers behind hardware adoption tends for any platform to be the availability of software resources. In the case of the MaaXBoard things are no different. Lets discuss what is currently available and what is to come!   First lets talk about the currently available resources.   Currently Available Resources   Debian Linux Out of Box Image - The Debian Out of Box Image is a users first experience with getting their MaaXBoard up and running. In the Quick Start ...
The other week Avnet attended the Consumer Electronics Showcase (CES)! There Avnet showcased many IoT Platforms and example applications where the Avnet ecosystem can be applied.  One such demo showcased was an example of a Smart Crane which addresses the Industrial and Construction vertical markets.   A brief overview of what was shown was a dashboard application that would display what an operator would see, in which you control the movement of the crane using a controller. As you ...
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MaaXBoard Chronicles

Posted by jafoste4 element14 Team Mar 23, 2020
MaaXBoard Blogs 1.     MaaXBoard #1 - What Do You Think of the MaaXBoard? 2.     MaaXBoard #2 - MaaXBoard at CES! 3.     MaaXBoard #3 - Software Resources and Integration 4.     MaaXBoard #4 - Getting Started with MaaXboard (Debian Linux) 5.     MaaXBoard #5 - Getting Started with Machine Learning on the MaaXBoard      a.     Getting Started with MaaXB ...

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