SAN JOSE, Calif. Ė Board-level supplier Inforce Computing Inc. (Fremont, Calif.) has launched a pico-ITX format single-board computer featuring the Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 quad-core processor from Qualcomm Technologies Inc. (San Diego, Calif.).
The IFC6410 board is available for embedded applications at a cost of $149. The processor provides a quad-core Krait processor capable of 1.7-GHz clock frequency and 2-Mbytes of L2 cache and independent clock scaling per core. The chip has an Adreno320 GPU capable of processing 1080p graphics.
The board, measuring 10cm by 7cm includes 2-Gbyte of memory plus a microSD card connector and external SATA connector. Wireless network interfaces include WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 and 10/100/1000bps Ethernet.
Video and audio interfaces include HDMI, LVDS, four-lane MIPI, HD-Audio and mic-in, two USB 2.0 and one USB OTG ports plus I2C, SPI and 8 general purpose I/Os. The board requires a 5-V supply and is specified for commercial operating temperature range.
Android and Linux board support packages are available for the board, which is expected to find applications in such applications as medical equipment, digital signage, video conferencing, robotics and video surveillance.
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