Insights from the experts at Avnet Embedded.

New SMARC and COM Express modules based on Intel Atom processors with eight cores

Avnet has launched three compact Computer-on-Modules (CoMs) based on Intel’s powerful Atom Processor x7000RE and x7000C Series with eight cores. The boards are ideal for rugged industrial applications with extended temperature range and 24/7 continuous operation.

The key to true color? Knowing how hard it is to get right

‘True color’ is one of those expressions that takes on a different meaning, depending on who you’re talking to. For an artist or designer, it refers to the accurate depiction of colour in an image – as close to the original as possible. In the world of displays, it defines the palette of around 16 million colors on a PC (otherwise known as 24-bit color depth).
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Overwhelmed by choice? Take the SimplePlus route.

Are you feeling lost? That you simply don’t have enough hours in the day to spend hunting for the perfect display model? And then there’s the challenge of finding the right partner to help you with your visualization or HMI. Sheesh. It shouldn’t be this hard, right?

ePaper integration with PCAP

Electronic paper (also known as e-ink, electrophoretic display, or electronic ink) is a kind of electronic display that mimics the appearance of ink on paper. An electronic paper display reflects ambient light like paper, unlike conventional flat panel displays that emit light.

Streamlining Development: SimpleSwitch™ and The Embedded Kit

This episode dives into two powerful tools for embedded development: SimpleSwitch™ and The Embedded Kit. We'll explore what each offers, how they work, and how they can work together to streamline your embedded development process.
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Develop and Debug Qt Applications on SMARC Modules with SimpleSwitch™

In this blog post, we'll guide you through developing and debugging Qt applications directly on SMARC modules using SimpleSwitch™.

Transparent screens made clear

See-through TV screens may have been all the rage at this year’s CES in Las Vegas, and we have to admit, we’re fans. But, for us, the excitement lies in all the possible ways this technology can be used in our world of displays.

Develop and Debug Flutter Apps Directly on SMARC Modules with SimpleSwitch

In this episode, I'll show you how to develop and debug Flutter applications directly on Avnet Embedded SMARC modules using SimpleSwitch™. Buckle up for advanced features like Hot Reload and DevTools at your fingertips!

Develop Directly your web application with Node.js and SimpleSwitch™ on a Compute Module

Why Node.js on a Compute Module? Developing your application backend in JavaScript using Node.js offers several advantages. It's a familiar language for many developers, allows for rapid prototyping, and boasts a rich ecosystem of libraries and frameworks. Using a Compute Module provides a powerful and flexible platform for deploying your application directly on the device.
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Harnessing the Power of Chromium for Embedded Web Applications

Following up on our episode about deploying static websites, we'll explore how to leverage Chromium on embedded systems with SimpleSwitch™.