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Windows Embedded Compact 7 Reference BSP for BeagleBoard-xM

Based on the Windows Embedded Compact 7 “unified” BSP developed by Texas Instruments, we ported Windows Embedded Compact 7 into the BeagleBoard-xM.


The BeagleBoard-xM is the new generation board from the BeagleBoard community members. It consist in a low-cost solution based on a Texas Instruments' DM3730 DaVinci™ digital media processor running at 1GHz and has been equipped with a minimum set of features to allow the user to experience the power of the processor. This board is not intended as a full development platform but for engineering development, demonstration or evaluation purposes only.

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Availability


  • Binary Image: Evaluate Windows Embedded Compact 7 operating system on the BeagleBoard-xM

  • Source BSP: Get access to the full source code and adapt the BSP to a custom BeagleBoard-xM-based design (subject to a software licence agreement - one time license fees, no royalties) - Free source code access for 20-day evaluation under NDA

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If you are interested in the free source code access 20-day evaluation under NDA, you have to:

1) Download the NDA

2) Fill in the blanks and sign the document

3) Send the document back to our sales team

BSP OS & Version Price Download link
BeagleBoard-xM_WEC7 Binary Image Windows Embedded Compact 7 FREE Download/
BeagleBoard-xM_WEC7 Source BSP Windows Embedded Compact 7 Contact our sales team Buy

This BSP is still under iterative development/improvement. In case you find a feature which is not working to your expectation please contact Adeneo Embedded to see how best we can help you plan your product development.


As this is a low cost BSP meant for educational and/or evaluation/prototyping purposes, the support is free with typical response time of one to five business days. Adeneo Embedded does provide support contracts as additional services for corporations where the cost and support structure is accordingly adjusted.

The BeagleBoard integrates the Texas Instruments DM3730 Cortex-A8 CPU plus C64x+ DSP core, with a 1GHz clock rate and 512MB of low power DDR RAM. Our Windows Embedded Compact 7 BSP supports the current BeagleBoard-xM hardware revisions (Rev A2-00 (Micron DDR), Rev A2-01 (Numonyx DDR), Rev A3/Rev B, and Rev C).


The Windows Embedded Compact 7 reference board support packages includes:

Bootloader

Bootloader USB / SD

Splashscreen

Kernel

KITL (over USB RNDIS)

Debug UART

User Interface

DVI-D display

Mouse (via USB OTG)

Screen (support for external display)

Silverlight support with OpenGL acceleration

Communications

Ethernet

USB Host

USB OTG

Multimedia

Audio I/O

OpenGL graphics acceleration (PowerVR)

DVSDK

Storage

microSD

Various Support

OMAP GPIO

Battery

Version 1.0.4 - November 14, 2011

  • Increase RAM size support to 352Mo
  • Remove DVFS item, CPU Load policy and SmartReflex from the OsDesign
  • Add Custom XamlRenderPlugin on catalog
  • Compatibility with Windows Embedded Compact 7 Update 4

Version 1.0.3 - September 30, 2011

  • Improve boot time with SD Card Driver
  • Add DVSDK support
  • PowerVR updated
  • Correct “SD Card not visible” bug
  • Remove NAND Driver
  • Common Part update from TI Official release BSP_WINCE_ARM_A8_02_00_00

Version 1.0.2 – July 11, 2011

  • Support of revision C
  • SD card visible from Windows Embedded Compact 7

Version 1.0.1 – May 10, 2011

  • PowerVR updated
  • Silverlight support for Windows Embedded with OpenGL renderer
  • Enable graphics acceleration (OpenGL)

Version 1.0.0 – April 19, 2011

  • Primary version for Windows Embedded Compact 7 RTM drop
  • OpenGL support
  • Jul 27 2011

    WEC7 BSP for BB-xM - New revision

    Few weeks ago, we released a new revision (1.0.2) of our BeagleBoard-xM board support package (BSP) for Windows Embedded Compact 7. This new release adds support for hardware platform revision C and integrates the lat...

  • Oct 04 2011

    WEC7 BSP for BB-xM - Revision 1.0.3

    Leverage the latest revision (rev. 1.0.3) of our Windows Embedded Compact 7 board support package for the BeagleBoard-xM, a low-cost solution based on a Texas Instruments' DM3730 DaVinci™ digital media processor

  • Nov 23 2011

    New Features for the BeagleBoard-xM BSP

    Few days ago, our engineering team released a new version of the Adeneo Embedded WEC7 board support package for the BeagleBoard-xM, a TI DM3730-based low cost platform.