Linaro Ltd, the not-for-profit engineering organization developing open source software for the ARM® architecture, today announced the launch of the 96Boards initiative.
96Boards is the first open hardware specification that provides a platform for the delivery of compatible low cost, small footprint 32-bit and 64-bit Cortex-A boards from the full range of ARM SoC vendors. Standardized expansion buses for peripheral I/O, display and cameras allow the hardware ecosystem to develop a range of compatible add-on products that will work on any 96Boards product over the lifetime of the platform.
In addition, the 96Boards website at www.96Boards.org provides software downloads and updates, information on products compatible with 96Boards and a forum for software developers, makers and OEMs.
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