Altium Accelerates IoT Hardware Development

Altium, Toradex | September 25, 2020

Altium Accelerates IoT Hardware Development
Altium announces that Toradex, a leading embedded computing solution provider, has licensed the Geppetto modular design tool. Toradex users can now go straight from creating a Toradex design, to manufacturing a working printed circuit board in just one session from the Toradex website.

With Geppetto, Altium has simplified electronic engineering and removed the barrier of entry for a new breed of product inventors. Engineers and designers of all levels now have easy access to modular prototyping and rapid production, propelling electronics design for the emerging AI and IoT markets.

“The partnership with Altium allows everybody to create customized boards using a web-based ‘drag and drop designer’, no schematic and layout experience required! Currently supported are the Verdin and Colibri SoMs featuring the latest NXP i.MX 6, i.MX 7 and i.MX 8M Mini Applications Processors. The collaboration also extends into the software. Torizon, the open source easy-to-use Linux platform, can be configured to support the custom boards built with Geppetto,” said Daniel Lang, CMO, Toradex. “We look forward to enabling even more modules such as the Verdin i.MX 8M Plus featuring an integrated neural network accelerator for Machine Learning applications.”

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The Internet of Things (IoT) has rapidly taken center stage in business and consumer technology circles, with tremendous amounts of hype in both. IoT refers to networks of connected, controllable devices that promise to transform all aspects of our business and personal lives. Enabled by the explosion of inexpensive sensors embedded in a variety of devices, pervasive wireless networking, and low cost computational power, the IoT is here, with growing questions for decision makers. Don’t be distracted if some of the hypothetical consumer examples of the IoT seem far-fetched. The trend has serious implications for businesses to leverage this wave of innovation for operational cost savings, reduced energy usage and improved workplace safety.


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