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Daughter Cards for the Sitara AM1x MPUs and OMAP-L1x Processors

Mistral has announced daughter cards for TI evaluation modules (EVMs) based on TI's Sitara AM1x microprocessors (MPUs) and OMAP-L1x application processors for embedded industrial, medical and consumer designs.

TI's Sitara and OMAP platforms address customer concerns of cost, connectivity, power efficiency and ease of development of applications by providing a platform with robust operating systems support, rich user interfaces and high processing performance. These processors feature a unique rich peripheral sub-system known as the Programmable Real-time Unit (PRU). The PRU sub-system consists of dual 32-bit RISC processors, specifically designed for manipulation of packed memory mapped data structures and for implementing system features that have tight real-time constraints. It offers flexible and configurable input/output controls, enabling developers to extend peripheral capabilities and add custom interfaces to their designs.

Mistral offers two plug-in daughter cards helping developers leverage the benefits of the PRU features on the AM1x and OMAP-L1x processors:
The UART daughter card has interfaces for soft UART, hard UART and soft DIR.
The CAN daughter card provides soft CAN and hard CAN bus interfaces.

Mistral has worked extensively on TI's technology platforms, providing professional services in the areas of custom board design, reference designs, driver development, board support packages and software integration across various technology domains.



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