The PTI Flash Board from Precision Technology, Inc. (PTI) is a new, low-cost development board and prototyping platform for optimization of embedded applications, including portable data terminals, medical patient monitors and human machine interface (HMI) display panels. Through extensive multimedia and wireless communication capabilities, the Flash Board allows designers to speed their time to market and reduce the cost of effective development of industrial as well as consumer devices.
Featuring the ARM Cortex-A8-based OMAP35x processor from Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI), PTIís Flash Board comes fully loaded with a 5- or 7-inch touch screen display, a WLAN module, SD card with USB on-the-go (OTG) and production quality Windows Compact Embedded 6.0 BSP. The Flash Board includes TIís WiLink (WL1271) 6.0 connectivity solution, which integrates WLAN 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v2.1 + EDR, and FM technologies on a single chip. The WiLink 6.0 solution provides a cost-efficient transition to production.
The system is designed for high-bandwidth needs of up to 100 mbps and development of power efficient portable solutions. In addition, the four-wire resistive touch screen bonded with the LCD allows for easy GUI navigation. The boardís passive-resistive touch screen provides the most power-efficient solution for embedded low-power applications.
Tim Poulin, Project Manager of the PTI Flash Board says, ďOur customers are excited about this new Flash Board, because it will help them save money and shave eight to nine months off of development times of hand-held, embedded devices.Ē
The Flash Board will be demonstrated at ESC Boston, September 21-23, 2010 in the TI booth #901. During the show, PTI is offering a show special of 25 percent off the $599 MSRP. For more information, or to order, go to www.theflashboard.com.