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mkelly99
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re: DESIGN West: Snapdragon CPU comes on pico-ITX board
mkelly99   4/25/2013 5:51:50 PM
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Yeah, should have gone there before I commented! But you hit on my big worry is that Qualcomm is a very closed company and using the board would be quite problematic in a commercial setting without full access to the docs. Libraries often turn out to be either incomplete or designed for a very narrow use case(s). It will be interesting to see how this works.

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re: DESIGN West: Snapdragon CPU comes on pico-ITX board
Robotics Developer   4/25/2013 3:49:02 PM
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I am looking forward to playing with this board for a couple of projects! Thanks for the pointer and the heads up. Nice to see they have both Linux and Android BSPs.

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re: DESIGN West: Snapdragon CPU comes on pico-ITX board
Wobbly   4/25/2013 3:25:50 PM
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If you go to their web site, your will see that this is a commercial board. They also have a Qseven expansion slot variant of the same processor for inclusion as a processor base into a custom design. I doubt the full chip docs will be available, more likely, access and customization will be through libraries.

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re: DESIGN West: Snapdragon CPU comes on pico-ITX board
mkelly99   4/25/2013 2:51:25 AM
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Will all chip docs be available? Is this an open source project or a commercial board? Michael



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