Spectrum Digital DM8168 EVM

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RidgeRun provides support for the DM8168 Evaluation Board from Spectrum Digital. This board is supported either with the Evaluation SDK or with the Professional SDK. More information about this platform can be found here. You can download the evaluation SDK for the EVM from our download center.To purchase a professional SDK, please contact us.




The 8168 Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to immediately start evaluating DM816x DaVinci™ MPU and begin building solutions such as surveillance DVRs, video conferencing systems, video broadcasting systems, media servers, single-board computers, gateways, routers, servers, industrial automation, medical devices, human machine interfaces (HMIs), point-of-service data terminals, machine vision, test and measurement, tracking and control applications, amongt others.

The DM8168 EVM support from RidgeRun includes our Linux Kernel and file system fully integrated with logic to handle the latest EZSDK released by Texas Instruments as well as gstreamer + openMax support, all these features included in a user friendly development environment which will allow you to focus in the development of your application.

Features Supported by the SDK

U-boot-2010.06 supported + env function support to read your environment from a *.txt file in a SD card.
Linux kernel 2.6.37
EZSDK integrated in a user friendly build system
Gstreamer + OpenMax
Support H.264@1080p video encode/decode
SD, JFFS2, NFS and UBI filesystem support
SD boot
Many open source applications available like: QT, net-snmp, among others.
Toolchain based on codesourcery 2009q1
Integrated support for the SGX graphics accelerator software in the build system
RidgeRun services for integration of graphic acceleration technology with open source software stacks

Articles related to this board

Getting Started Guide for DM8168
SDK 2011Q2 for DM8168 EVM Board