iWave, Crank Create Partnership to Support Graphics on i.MX 8 Series

March 24, 2020 Perry Cohen

iWave Systems has partnered with Crank Software to support graphics representation on the i.MX 8 series System on Modules and SBC boards.

Powered by the NXP i.MX8 application processors, the SoM and SBC are optimized for real-time computing in embedded applications

The technology is an integrated high-performance Dual Vivante GC7000SXVX GPU and 4K H.265 capable VPU

Some of Crank’s key features that make it applicable for i.MX platforms includes:
• Accessible directly within NXP MCUXpresso SDK
• Wide support from FreeRTOS to QNX to Linux to Android OS
• Built to leverage board features that drive performance
• Consistent performance and reliability with both high- and low-power processors.
• Media-rich user interface development - Graphics, Audio, Connectivity
• Design, debug, deploy GUI without the need for programming
• Import and re-upload files from Photoshop
• Integrated animation & validation tools
• Adaptable to technology stack changes (hardware & software & OS)

For more information, visit https://www.iwavesystems.com/unleash-a-world-of-smart-possibilities-with-iwave-and-crank

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Perry Cohen

Perry Cohen, associate editor for Embedded Computing Design, is responsible for web content editing and creation in addition to podcast production. He also assists with the publication’s social media efforts which include strategic posting, follower engagement, and social media analysis. Before joining the ECD editorial team, Perry has been published on both local and national news platforms including KTAR.com (Phoenix), ArizonaSports.com (Phoenix), AZFamily.com, Cronkite News, and MLB/MiLB among others. Perry received a BA in Journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State university. He can be reached by email at <a href="mailto:perry.cohen@opensysmedia.com">perry.cohen@opensysmedia.com</a>. Follow Perry’s work and ECD content on his twitter account @pcohen21.

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