NXP i.MX RT Crossover Processors | New Product BriefNovember 29, 2017 by Mouser Electronics
NXP’s i.MX RT Crossover Processors are designed as a new class of embedded processor that combines the ease-of-use and real-time operation of microcontrollers with the performance and integration of application processors.
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NXP i.MX RT Crossover Processors
NXP’s i.MX RT Crossover Processors are designed as a new class of embedded processor that combines the ease-of-use and real-time operation of microcontrollers with the performance and integration of application processors. The i.MX RT is based on the high-performance ARM Cortex-M7 with advanced multimedia, external memory, wired, and wireless interfaces and security functions. The processors are built on the same advanced process nodes as APUs, and eliminate on-chip flash in favor of tightly coupled SRAM. This increases performance while lowering cost. An internal DC/DC converter and low-power run modes enable low-power operation, and developers can leverage all of this functionality with familiar MCU toolchains.
- ARM® Cortex®-M7: 3015 CoreMark
- Wireless Interfaces: Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth®, BLE, ZigBee® and Thread™
- Security: Ciphers, RNG, Secure RTC, eFuse, High Assurance Boot
- SRAM: Up to 512KB Tightly Coupled Memory
- Low-power Operation: Integrated DC/DC converter, low-power run modes
- Development Tools: MCUXpresso, IAR, Keil®, FreeRTOS, ARM® mbed, Arduino-compatible EVK
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