Texas Instruments AM57x Reference BSP

The AM57x is the new platform of the Sitara family of processors. It is the ideal solution for all needs related to industrial communication and multimedia. This platform is now mainly used for industrial automation, medical imaging and avionics applications.

Witekio is the official partner of Texas Instruments for all support and texas instrument design network logodevelopment of Android and Windows Embedded Compact reference BSPs for the AM57x platform. Our partnership with Texas Instruments, enables us to be one of the first companies to offer Android Lollipop and Windows Embedded Compact reference BSPs for this new platform.


OS available

  • android

  • windows

Download

BSP Version Price Download
AM57x_Android_SRC Android Lollipop $5000
AM57x_Android_BIN Android Lollipop Free

Features

Features Status Comments
Bootloader U-Boot 2014.07
SD boot Yes  
eMMC boot Yes  
Fastboot support for eMMC Yes  
Hardware detection of AM572x-EVM LCD board and revision Yes  
Kernel/Android Linux version 3.14.60, Android 5.1.1
USB 2.0 Gadget, USB 3.0 Host, SD card detect Yes  
HDMI Audio Yes  
On-board Audio ( Line-In and Line-Out ) Yes  
HDMI 1080p60 MP4/H264/MP2 Playback Yes  
Android Debug Bridge (ADB) USB Gadget Yes  
Media Transfer Profile (MTP) USB Gadget Yes  
Dual Ethernet Yes  
Power button support Yes  
SELinux and SECCOMP are enabled Yes  
IPC Version 3.40.00.06 Yes  
DCE Version 3.00.09.00 Yes  
Camera Yes  
Bluetooth/Wifi Yes  
Known Issues

Kernel/Android Linux version 3.14.60, Android 5.1.1

  • HDMI Hot-plug is not supported
  • TI OMX codec causes CTS android.media package failure
  • Random Ethernet interface is used by Android.
  • Android presentation application pause and resume.
    When resuming a paused presentation, the presentation content on the
    secondary screen may be cropped if display resolution of secondary display is greater than main display resolution.
  • ADB root causes a crash log to occurs USB gadget

Fixed Issues

Hardware Support BeagleBoard-X15 Rev A2

  • Warm Reset Reboot

Bootloader U-Boot 2014.07

  • Fastboot USB connection is stable

Kernel/Android Linux version 3.14.60, Android 5.1.1

  • Mouse Cursor is visible
  • SELinux and SECCOMP enabled
  • Android can be booted with an SD Card inserted
  • HDMI Audio is enabled only when advertised
  • HDMI resolution selected is the display preferred resolution
  • Presentation mode on secondary display is supported

Download

BSP Version Price Download
AM57x_WEC2013_SRC WEC2013 Contact our sales team
AM57x_WEC2013_BINBSP WEC2013 Free
AM57x_WEC2013_BIN WEC2013 Free

Features

Features Status Comments
Display/Graphics Yes

2D accelerated Display drive3D accelerated display driver

HW accelerated cursor

Displays Yes

7 inch (VAYU only)

10.1 inch 1280×800 (VAYU and J6ECO)

10.1 inch 1920×1200 (IDK)

HDMI (all boards)

3D accelerated display driver

HW accelerated cursor

Touchscreen Yes  
USB host  Yes  
USB Function  No  
PCIe Yes  
SATA  Yes  
PRU Yes  
eMMC Yes  
SDCard Yes  
UART Supported no external connector available for any reference board
Ethernet Yes

2 ports (only 1 port on J6Eco
Dual MAC mode

Switch mode

The board can boot either SDCard or eMMC. SDCard only on IDK

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