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NXP Semiconductors Crossover Processor | New Product Brief

January 22, 2020 by Mouser Electronics

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NXP Semiconductors Crossover Processor

NXP Semiconductor’s i.MX RT106A crossover processor is a variant of the i.MX RT1060 family that simplifies adding voice control to smart devices in consumer, retail, and industrial applications. The i.MX RT106A includes a license to run NXP’s turnkey voice assistant software, allowing designers to easily add Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service to any design.

The NXP software solution includes a far-field audio front-end, a wake-word inference engine, and drivers for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.  The i.MX RT106A is based on an Arm Cortex-M7 core that can operate at up to 600MHz, providing high-performance processing capabilities and real-time response. 

The crossover processor also integrates a DC-DC converter, graphics and display capabilities, and extensive memory interfaces, all in a 196-ball BGA package.

  • Licensed to run NXP's turnkey software solution for Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service
  • Far-field audio front-end softDSP, wake-word inference, media player/streamer, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth drivers, and more
  • High-performance Arm Cortex-M7 core
    • 1MB On-Chip SRAM - up to 512KB configurable as Tightly Coupled Memory
  • 3020 CoreMark/1284 DMIPS @ 600MHz
  • Real-time, low-latency response as low as 20ns
  • 196-ball MAPBGA package
    • Temperature range: 0°C to 95°C

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