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.
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