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
"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 cstomers 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, for a special show price of €99 (normally
$299 MSRP). 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,
or call 877-912-3444.
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