GizmoSphere Launches AMD APU-based Gizmo Development Board Kit (videos)


AMD has today announced the launch of a new Gizmo board, and new development board which has been designed to wards x86-based embedded system development.

The Gizmo development board is a low-cost, low-power multipurpose compact development board, measuring just 4 x 4 inches in size but boasts a 52.8 GFLOP capacity.

AMD Gizmo Development Board

The new Gizmo board is now available from Gizmosphere and has been created to enable you to  evaluate, experiment and design, and is equipped with a AMD G-T40E processor (dual core, 1GHz) with Radeon HD 6250 graphics, and 1GB of DDR3 SDRAM. Kamal Khouri, director of Embedded Products, AMD explains:

“Gizmo is an excellent board for the next generation of embedded systems development,”-“The new board will serve the diverse and growing embedded development community and is especially useful for those wanting to incorporate the advanced capabilities possible by harnessing a heterogeneous architecture. Developers ready to take advantage of a high-performance, full I/O-featured x86 development board will find tremendous value in Gizmo.” 

The Gizmo development board supports Android, Linux, RTOSes and Windows, and onboard connections include low- and high-speed PCIe edge connectors, VGA, Ethernet port, two USB, SATA, and audio jacks, together with a development and debug header. The Gizmo development board kit is now available to purchase for $199

Source: AMD : Hot Hardware