RidgeRun Professional Linux SDK for Freescale/NXP i.MX6 SABRE SDP platform

RidgeRun Professional Linux SDK for Freescale/NXP i.MX6

RidgeRun Professional SDK, its the supported version of RidgeRun SDK intended for commercial product development.

Main features of the SDK are:

  • For SoCs with A/V hardware accelerators, professional SDK includes GStreamer framework.. Also includes RidgeRun's valued-add GStreamer Daemon.

  • Includes profiling and debugging tools for Linux.

  • Includes graphics toolkits (Like DirectFB, GTK+, QT, Clutter) if they make sense for your platfrom. RidgeRun provides support for choosing the right technology for your needs.

  • Includes many open source packages already integrated with the SDK.

  • SDK delivered a shared git repository.

  • Depending on the processor, other features have been integrated such as boot from SD card, UBIFS with simplified manufacturing NAND pre-programming support, CMOS sensor support, programming NAND using an SD card, and WiFi support


The Professional SDK is licensed under RidgeRun Software License Agreement. Still, the SDK is mainly composed of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) packages, so the license for those packages is governed the applicable FOSS license.


RidgeRun also offers custom engineering services. These hours are purchased separately from the SDK. The custom engineering hours can be used for phone, email, chat, webex support, or services like driver development, application development, custom board porting and bring-up, etc.


The iMX6 SABRE platform for smart devices is an EVM using the Freescale iMX6Quad processor enabling rapid development of multimedia applications. This platform is ideal for designs in markets such as portable computing, education, industrial, medical and home automation. With all its capabilities this board can help accelerate your design from production to market.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Quad-Core ARM® Cortex A9 processor at 1GHz

  • 1GByte of 64-bit wide DDR3 @ 532MHz

  • 10" LVDS display panel with capacitive touch screen

  • 8 GB eMMC iNAND

  • Two SD card slots

  • SATA 22-pin connector

  • HDMI connector

  • Secondary LVDS connector

  • LCD expansion port connector

  • EPDC expansion port connector

  • Two five-megapixel cameras

  • Two 3.5 mm audio ports (stereo HP and microphone)

  • External stereo speakers

  • USB OTG connector

  • Gigabit Ethernet connector

  • mPCIe connector

  • GPS module with antenna

  • 3-axis accelerometer

  • Digital compass

  • Ambient light sensor

  • Multi-stream-capable HD video engine delivering

  • H.264 1080p60 decode, 1080p30 encode and 3-D video playback in HD

  • Triple Play Graphics system consisting of a Quad-shader 3D unit capable of 200MT/s, and a separate 2-D and separate OpenVG Vertex acceleration engine for superior 3D, 2D and user interface acceleration

Features Supported by the SDK:

RidgeRun Professional Linux SDK for Freescale/NXP i.MX6 allows you to easily test the main features of the boards listed below. 

Platforms Supported

iMX6 Sabre SDP

Related products

Firmware Update application




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