Logic Releases System on Module and Development Kits for Texas Instruments’ AM1808 ARM Microprocessor

Logic offers low power ARM® solution for connected instrument applications

MINNEAPOLIS — (BUSINESS WIRE) — April 7, 2010 — Logic today released the AM1808 System on Module (SOM) and the Zoom AM1808 Development Kits based on the Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) AM1808 microprocessor launched yesterday. Logic developed the AM1808 SOM and corresponding development kits for customers requiring a low power ARM9 at an entry level price point for handheld and embedded connectivity applications.

The AM1808 SOM-M1 brings the industry leading low power ARM926 core to a small, off-the-shelf solution with an entry level price point. The standard SOM-M1 form factor allows developers to reuse existing baseboard designs when upgrading to new Sitara processors. The compact size of the AM1808 SOM-M1 is ideal for medical patient monitoring wearables and other portable instrumentation applications. The built-in Programmable Real-time Unit (PRU) and Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA) interface makes the AM1808 SOM-M1 also ideal for applications that require high-speed data transfer and high-capacity storage, such as test and measurement, public safety radios, music effects and intelligent occupancy sensors.

“Logic’s complementary development kits and SOMs can accelerate product development using TI’s processors by four to six months,” said Kurt Larson, director of hardware products at Logic. “TI’s technology combined with our years of development expertise give developers the speed and agility needed to compete in today’s fast-paced and ever-changing product development environment.”

Logic’s software and hardware platforms fast forward product development while reducing risk and controlling costs. For example, application development can be performed right on the product-ready AM1808 SOM-M1 and software Board Support Packages (BSPs) included in the AM1808 Development Kits, which enables developers to immediately begin development work and seamlessly transfer application code and hardware into production.

Logic AM1808 SOM-M1

  • Product-ready System on Module with a TI AM1808 processor running at 450 MHz
  • Compact form factor—SOM-M1 (30 x 40 x 4.5 mm)
  • Long product lifecycle
  • Open source Linux™ BSP
  • 0˚C to 70˚C (commercial temp)
  • RoHS compliant

Zoom AM1808 eXperimenter Kit

  • Low-cost eXperimenter kit
  • AM1808 SOM-M1
  • Application baseboard
  • 4.3” WQVGA LCD panel
  • Open source Linux™ BSP
  • Necessary accessories to immediately get up and running

Zoom AM1808 EVM Development Kit

  • AM1808 SOM-M1
  • Application baseboard
  • User Interface board
  • 4.3” WQVGA LCD panel
  • Open source Linux™ BSP
  • Necessary accessories to immediately get up and running

Logic’s AM1808 SOM-M1 and Zoom AM1808 Development Kits are now available through Texas Instruments Worldwide Distributors. The suggested retail price for the EVM Development Kit is $1,150 and for the eXperimenter Kit is $445.

For SOM-M1 pricing and for more information, contact Email Contact.

About Logic
Logic offers innovative product solutions for all phases of a product’s lifecycle, from product design, development and engineering to manufacturing services. Logic is a leading developer and a global supplier of System on Modules (SOMs) and development kits. Offering unparalleled partnerships with access to key technologies, Logic enables customers to control costs, reduce risks and deliver products to market sooner. For more information, visit www.logicpd.com.


Media Contact for Logic:
Michelle Chase, 303-284-8440
Chase Communications
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