Electronica: Digi demos its secure ConnectCore for i.MX6UL Starter Kit


ConnectCore for i.MX6UL Built on NXP’s (originally Freescale) Cortex A7-based application processor, the module (right) is designed to support the rapid development of smart and secure connected devices.

The ConnectCore for i.MX6UL Starter Kit was first available in September and will be reaching production volume release in January.

Primarily aimed for industrial and medical applications, it integrates dual-Ethernet and pre-certified dual-band Wi-Fi (802.11a/b/g/n/ac) with Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity. It’s pictured below.


Coming in a 87mm x 63mm form factor, the Starter Kit has 256 MB NAND flash and 256 MB DDR3, a rugged design with mounting options, and . The processor runs at 528MHz. It comes with the Yocto Project Linux BSP source code.

Digi International’s Mike Rohrmoser, Director of Product Management, Embedded Systems, gives a quick demo overview of the capabilities and features of the ConnectCore for i.MX6UL.