Single board computer is ideal for industrial automation, IoT, AI and multimedia applications

Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) is providing customers with the ability to focus more on the software side of their development by launching MaaXBoard, a low-cost, production-ready qualified single board computer, the company said.

Based on the NXP i.MX 8M applications processor, MaaXBoard is ideal for embedded computing and applications that leverage AI at the edge. It supports design engineers and end-users seeking to create industrial automation, multimedia, AI and IoT applications with reduced cost and time-to-market.

With this new single board computer, Avnet is further enabling developers who are seeking new, flexible and cost-effective means to design and test concepts. As a production-ready qualified unit, the MaaXBoard can become part of an embedded hardware system, providing customers the ability to focus more on the software side of their development.

The MaaXBoard uses NXP´s i.MX 8M family of applications processors, which are based on the Arm® Cortex®-A53 and Cortex-M4 cores, providing industry-leading audio, voice and video processing for applications that scale from consumer home audio to industrial building automation and embedded computers.

Avnet is a global technology solutions provider with an extensive ecosystem delivering design, product, marketing and supply chain expertise for customers at every stage of the product lifecycle. Learn more about Avnet at www.avnet.com.