A13-SOM-512 Android image for 4.3″ LCD with touchscreen released

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We got request from customer for Android image which supports 4.3″ LCD with touchscreen. He did his development with Beagle Bone, but wanted to optimize the cost for production so A13-SOM512 price was very attractive, but default Allwinner Android image although allow you to define smaller LCD resolutions has no working touchscreen calibration for small LCDs, also default Android screen was not set well and status bar was taking big portion of the screen.

Here is the newly released SD-card image for A13-SOM512 Android with 4.3″ LCD with touchscreen display.

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Now you can develop your embedded Andoid application on low cost board with small LCD.

Building Android Jelly Bean for A13-OLinuXino-WIFI Step by Step Tutorial

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Akshay Mathur sent us very detailed step by step tutorial how to build Android Jelly Bean for A13-OLinuXino-WIFI.

A13-OLinuXino-(WIFI) Debian Build with Kernel 3.4.90+

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A while ago we put on our Forum wishlist for the next Debian release, now in this Debian release we implemented most of the requests we read on the forum.

Here is Debian image for A13-OLinuXino-(WiFi) with Kernel 3.4.90+

Here is Building description.

Here is List of installed packages.

Here is image description.

New A13-SOM-LTE design on GitHub

 

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What you see on the picture above is A13-SOM-LTE shield which enables 100 Mbit 4G Internet access to A13-SOM.

The LTE shield is specially designed for 4G module from partner we work with. This is the first prototype and some tests should be completed but it’s matter of weeks or months these modules to be released. We still have no price on the 4G module as these are very new but we are assured to have them on the very low cost, so with A13-SOM to enable wearable cloud technology.

100Mbit is enough to listen music, watch videos, log large amounts of data to cloud storage.

 

A13-SOM-LTE shield is OSHW, the schematic and CAD files are on GitHub.

 

A13-SOM-XXX Debian build with Kernel 3.4.90+ and many new features

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Here is Debian image for A13-SOM-256 with Kernel 3.4.90+

Here is Debian image for A13-SOM-512 with Kernel 3.4.90+

Here is Building description.

Here is List of installed packages.

Here is image description.

A13-SOM Android 4.2.2 NAND Flash image

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We completed Android 4.2.2 NAND Flash image for A13-SOM-512 note that this image will not work on A13-SOM-256 as Android require lot of RAM, also to may use this image you need A13-SOM-WIFI-4GB shield to store the image.

New Product in Stock: A13-SOM-256, A13-SOM-512, A13-SOM-WIFI, A13-SOM-WIFI-4GB

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A13-SOM-256 and A13-SOM-512 the smallest SOM modules for Allwinner A13 Cortex-A8 processors are now in stock.

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A13-SOM-WIFI add internet connectivity, A13-SOM-WIFI-4GB adds also 4GB NAND to run Android.

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