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Digi Adds Android Support for the ConnectCard for i.MX28 Wireless Module
MINNETONKA, Minn. (Feb. 27, 2013) – Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII)
today announced it will offer Android support for the ConnectCard™ for
i.MX28 module, a compact wireless system-on-module for developing
connected devices based on Freescale™ Semiconductor technology.
Embedded application development kits will include drivers and unique
Digi software extensions allowing customers to get to market fast using
Android. Through the iDigi® Device Cloud™, developers will also
have immediate access to a Web applications development platform and
world-class device management functionality.
“Customers now have access to the power of Android without investing
hundreds of thousands of dollars in development time and
customization,” said Larry Kraft, senior vice president of marketing,
Digi International. “The cutting-edge combination of Android and
the iDigi Device Cloud allows device manufacturers to reduce time to
market of connected devices. The ConnectCard for i.MX28 also
builds on our collaboration with Freescale to offer customers the
benefits of cloud connectivity right out of the box.”
“In addition to our Kinetis® and Coldfire® microcontroller platforms which include the iDigi Connector for immediate access to the iDigi Device Cloud, customers can now build cloud connected devices easily using our i.MX28 platform,” said Ken Obuszewski, Freescale’s director of i.MX marketing. “Cloud connectivity allows customers to differentiate their products and compete in today’s connected world. The iDigi Device Cloud is a key enabler.”
The compact ConnectCard for i.MX28 is an ideal solution for developing smaller, portable devices in medical, building automation and similar applications. It features Wi-Fi and Bluetooth networking options, and at 51 x 35 x 3 mm in size, is small enough for the most compact designs. The module offers easy design integration, low-power operation and unique interface flexibility. It features an integrated 32-bit ARM core running at up to 454 MHz, on-chip power management, Bluetooth 4.0, and dual Ethernet and 802.11 a/b/g/n networking options.
Digi JumpStart Kits for Digi Embedded Linux provide a complete turnkey
embedded development solution and are available at Embedded World in
Munich in Hall 1, booth 432. Digi JumpStart Kits for Digi Embedded Android will be
available in June.
For more information, visit www.digi.com/ccardwimx28. For more information about
the iDigi Device Cloud, visit www.idigi.com.
About Digi International
Digi International is the M2M expert, combining products and services as end-to-end solutions to drive business efficiencies. Digi provides the industry’s broadest range of wireless products, a cloud computing platform tailored for devices and development services to help customers get to market fast with wireless devices and applications. Digi’s entire solution set is tailored to allow any device to communicate with any application, anywhere in the world.
For more information, visit Digi's website at www.digi.com
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