Toradex Announces Windows Embedded Compact Release for Freescale I.MX 6 Processor-based Platform

Top Quote Toradex today announced the official release of Windows Embedded Compact for its Freescale i.MX 6 processor-based Computer on Modules. Support for both Windows Embedded Compact 7 and 2013 is included in this release. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) July 21, 2015 - Computer on Modules offer many significant advantages over chip-based and SBC-based embedded product development, specifically in terms of the ease of customization, platform scalability, and product longevity. Toradex's Windows Embedded Compact release for i.MX 6-based modules has many benefits that make it standout from other similar releases offered by other vendors.

    Valter Minute, Development Engineer at Toradex, briefly highlights some of the key features of this release. He states, "This is our first beta release, but we have already integrated many of our tools into it, so that customers who are already familiar with Toradex products can immediately be more productive using it. Users can easily configure the image to match their requirements and immediately deploy and test their applications."

    "Similar to our other Windows Embedded Compact 2013 images, Toradex provides the same shell used for previous versions of the operating system, allowing developers to access files and applications in the way they are used to. We provide a single binary image for all our i.MX6-based modules that accounts for four different versions of the System on Chip (SoC) and two form factors to help provide a uniform environment for all of our customers." he added.

    Most of the images' features can be configured using the registry to maintain compatibility with existing modules based on different architectures. Toradex also plans to port its libraries, featuring a new API recently released on the Vybrid and add support for additional features to unlock the full potential of this powerful SoC.

    Toradex will soon be hosting a webinar on the subject. Scheduled for 18 August 2015, the webinar is entitled "Get the Windows Embedded Compact advantage with Toradex COMs powered by Freescale i.MX 6 and other SoCs". You can register here for the webinar and choose your convenient timeslot.

    About Toradex
    Toradex is a leading vendor of ARM®-based Computer on Modules (COMs) / System on Modules (SOMs) that are used for a multitude of diverse embedded applications. Powered by leading ARM-based SoCs, namely Freescale® i.MX 6 & Vybrid™, NVIDIA® Tegra™, and Marvell® PXA, the Toradex family of modules offers a rich variety of pricing, performance, power and interfaces to choose from. This makes their modules ideal for meeting the diverse needs of the embedded computing market. Toradex stands out in the embedded market with its products' reliability and longevity, free premium support and a transparent pricing structure. Toradex helps its customers reduce the time-to-market and development cost of their embedded products. Learn how Toradex creates more value for its customers.

    Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Horw, Switzerland, the company's network stretches across the globe with additional offices in the USA, Vietnam, China, India, Japan, and Brazil. For more information, visit

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