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The Toradex blog encapsulates key insights and updates from our developers that would help provide an in-depth understanding of our product portfolio and its many advantages. Additionally, trends and tools are outlined in order to keep you abreast with developments at Toradex.

What can you build with System on Modules (SOM)?


Thursday, January 28, 2016

Modularity System on Modules are ideal to build variety of embedded products targeted for diverse industries. Get to know about the ARM-based SOM portfolio of Toradex and their relevant applications.

Overview of Touch Solutions offered by Toradex for Windows Embedded Compact


Friday, January 8, 2016

WindowsMulti TouchIn this blog, I will give detailed information about the various Touch solutions offered by Toradex and introduce the concept of 'Capacitive multi-touch solution', by which you can easily use any multi-touch device on our modules with some software updates.

Our Technical Support Channels


Friday, December 18, 2015

SupportA good product is worthless without good support. We offer various support channels that complement our robust products. With these various technical support options, we endeavor to reduce your development time and risk to as minimum as possible.

Why Harry chose Toradex as his preferred SOM partner?


Thursday, November 26, 2015

System on Module - SOMDoes your wish-list for choosing the ideal partner for embedded development include - long term product availability, excellent post-sales support, low cost, etc.? Read this post to know how Toradex can match more than your expectations.

Embedded Linux Boot Time Optimization


Friday, November 6, 2015

Fast BootSome applications have stringent requirement on boot time. In this post, I will cover various boot time optimization techniques that can be employed on Toradex System on Modules running Linux.

Why choose System on Module over SBC for embedded product development?


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Modularity Single Board Computer (SBC) offers a ready-to-use embedded development platform for building end-products. SBC accelerates time-to-market and minimizes development cost and risk. However, System on Module (SOM)/Computer on Module (COM) is a more appropriate choice for building embedded products.

The Gpio Library for Toradex Computer-on-Modules (COMs)


Friday, September 18, 2015

Library TOGGLE AN LED AND MORE

Do you remember the good old times of the 8bit microcontrollers? Using a digital IO was one of the simplest tasks you could do – one bit to select the direction and one more bit to set or request the pin level was all you needed to know.

Embedded Development: Computer on Modules vs Chip-based development


Thursday, August 27, 2015

Computer on Module Chip-based or custom embedded development compromises the time-to-market and cost of the product. Off-the-shelf Computer on Module can address these requirements better than chip-based development.

Is Windows CE / Windows Embedded Compact the right choice for a new project? Which version?


Monday, August 3, 2015

WindowsKnow about the evolution of various versions of Windows CE/ Windows Embedded Compact and Toradex support for these versions. Also, explore the suitability of these various versions for your embedded product development.

Introducing modularity in embedded design


Monday, July 13, 2015

Modularity Modularity is widely used in various industries to cut development cost and time. In this post, I will explore how the concept of modularity can be leveraged in embedded product development.

The Yocto Project's Reference Distribution “Poky” on Toradex Hardware


Friday, June 19, 2015

LinuxPresenting a short overview of the differences and relationship between the Toradex default BSP based on the Ångström distribution and the Yocto projects reference distribution “Poky”.

Embedded product development using SBCs


Friday, May 22, 2015

SBCSBCs are widely used in embedded product development as they accelerate time-to-market and reduce development cost. However, there are some constraints that SBCs fail to address. So, what is an ideal platform for embedded development?

Having a USB tête-à-tête with your embedded device


Wednesday, May 6, 2015

USBIcon for Windows Even in the days of the Internet of Things sometimes you still need to access and control your embedded device from a local connection. Maybe you don't want to do some critical configuration or data exchange over the network for security reasons, or you need a special maintenance interface for your device. In this article, I will share some thoughts of how you could talk to your embedded device over USB.

Embedded Devices - Development from Scratch?


Thursday, April 16, 2015

Quad coreEmbedded device development from scratch leads to high development cost and time. OEMs should favor off-the-shelf embedded platforms to develop their applications. This helps in reducing input cost and accelerating time-to-market.

 

Evolution of the Toradex CE Libraries


Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Library LESSONS LEARNED FROM BUILDING AND MAINTAINING LEGACY SOFTWARE

If you are one of our customers who use the Toradex Windows CE code libraries, you might have noticed that there are now two different versions available for download. I want to tell you the story behind this update and finally encourage you to use the new API.