Embest introduced the SBC8118 Single Board Computer. The industrial grade SBC is based on TI’s AM1808 ARM9 processor. It features 128MB Mobile DDR2, 128MB Nand Flash, 8-Mbit SPI Flash on board, SATA interface, SD card interface, four USB hosts, Ethernet, LCD/Touch screen, Buzzer, Camera and supports RS485 networking. The Embest SBC8118 Single Board Computer is ideal for medical, industrial automation, control, communication, and applications.
Texas Instruments (TI) introduced the AM1808, AM1806, AM1707, and AM1705 Sitara ARM9 microprocessors (MPUs). TI’s AM1808, AM1806, AM1707, and AM1705 MPUs integrate interfaces such as a serial ATA (SATA), universal parallel port (uPP) and TI’s Programmable Real-time Unit (PRU). The PRU offers flexible and configurable I/O control enabling developers to extend peripheral capabilities and add custom interfaces to their designs. The AM1x MPUs are sampling today with prices starting at USD $6.55 in quantities of 1,000 units.