Toradex Announces Availability of Dahlia Carrier Board for Verdin SoMs

July 30, 2020 Tiera Oliver

Toradex announced the release and availability of Dahlia, the latest addition to its carrier board offerings for the Verdin family of System on Modules (SoMs). The currently available Verdin SoMs feature the new NXP i.MX 8M Mini/Nano applications processors.

Dahlia provides a development platform for the Verdin SoMs. The board provides access to common interfaces in a compact 120mm x 120mm form factor. As with all Toradex carrier boards, the design is fully open and is an ideal starting point for your own customized Verdin carrier board.

Key Features:

  • Power via USB-C (PD and BC)
  • UART and JTAG interfaces conveniently accessible via a single USB-C connector
  • Gigabit Ethernet, PCI Express, MIPI DSI, MIPI CSI-2, CAN, etc.
  • Free and open design - allowing you to access the complete Altium design and manufacturing data

Verdin modules provide a set of interfaces focusing on ease-of-use and robustness. The Verdin line expands on the Colibri and Apalis SoM families and comes with the same extensive software, documentation, ecosystem, and support. This includes Torizon, industrial Linux platform, Toradex BSP Layers, and Reference Images for Yocto Project.

Currently in development, is a Verdin SoM with NXP i.MX 8M Plus applications processor with Neural Network Accelerator and Image Signal Processing units. Additional Verdin boards are planned. Dahlia works with all current and upcoming Verdin SoMs providing scalable and future-proof solutions.

The Dahlia is available on the Toradex webshop.

For more information, visit: https://www.toradex.com/

About the Author

Tiera Oliver, edtorial intern for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content edits as well as newsletter updates. She also assists in news content as far as constructing and editing stories. Before interning for ECD, Tiera had recently graduated from Northern Arizona University where she received her B.A. in journalism and political science and worked as a news reporter for the university's student led newspaper, The Lumberjack.

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