Embest DevKit8000 Evaluation Board is a compact board using Texas Instruments’OMAP3530 ARM Cortex-A8 microprocessor. It takes full features of this processor and supports up to 256MByte DDR SDRAM and 256MByte NAND Flash as well as high-speed USB2.0 OTG function. The board has exposed many other hardware interfaces including RS232 serial port, LCD/TSP, DVI-D, S-Video, Ethernet, SD/MMC, keyboard, camera, SPI, I2C and JTAG. The board has two methods to boot the system from either SD card or NAND flash. It is able to support WinCE and Linux OS and provided with WinCE6.0 BSP and Linux2.6.28 BSP. Embest also provides demos of Google Android OS, Angstrom (GPE) and DVSDK for user experience.
Embest DevKit8000 Evaluation Kit includes the DevKit8000 evaluation board and all necessary accessories to help users start their design of multimedia applications. The board is preloaded with Linux OS in NAND flash and WinCE OS in SD card. User can display the subsystem using a 4.3" TFT LCD and Touch screen or using a DVI-D monitor through an HDMI to DVI-D calbe, or using TV for NTSC/PAL video out. The USB OTG interface can also be used as USB Host function with a Mini-A to Standard-A cable, or used as USB Device function with a Mini-B to Standard-A cable. The board has audio and video codecs, with the help of DSP, H.264, MPEG4, CIF, and D1 media formats all can be supported. Along with the kit, Embest provides user manual, schematic drawing and datasheet documents to help customers better understand and use the kit.
Additionally, Embest offers various function modules for Devkit8000 including VGA, WiFi, Analog Camera, GPS, GPRS, 3G and Digital Camera modules which greatly extends the functions of the board and would be flexible for customer selection to meet their own needs.