VIA VAB-600 Springboard Software Development Packages

You can download the following Android and Linux Software Development Packages for the VIA VAB-600. Applications that can benefit from the firmware and associated software development tools include:

– Digital signage
– Kiosk
– POS
– Smart home
– Smart I/O controller

  1. Springboard Android Software Development Package

This package features Android version 4.0.3, and includes the kernel and bootloader source codes as well as a Smart ETK. The Smart ETK comprises a number of APIs, including Watchdog Timer (WDT) for safeguarding against system crashes, GPIO access, COM port access, RTC for auto-power on, and a sample app to demonstrate the above function. More information can be found in the VIA VAB-600 User Manual.

VIA VAB-600 has both Android and Linux software development packages and we can even download it online and use for our reference. We will have to go and search the specific software development package and click on download. Additionally, there are various applications which are highly benefitted with the firms and tools and they are listed as follows.

  1. Smart Input/output controller
  2. Kiosk
  3. POS
  4. Digital signage
  5. Smart Home

Android software development package:

The Android software development package includes the following things in it.

  1. Android image
  2. Evaluation guide
  3. Smart ETK Application
  4. U-boot source
  5. Kernel source

Linux software development package:

The Linux software development package is inclusive of the below things.

  1. Toolchain
  2. Kernel source
  3. U-boot source
  4. Bootable command-line Debian Linux
  5. Development guide

VIA technologies are always ready to serve the people who are in need of assistance.

They help us to modify the single model into mass production.

Springboard_Android_Software_Development_Package 1.2.0 (released on 2015 Apr 1)

– Evaluation guide (with SMART ETK API)
– Android image
– Kernel source
– U-boot source
– Smart ETK App

  1. Springboard Linux Software Development Package

This package has a pre-built Debian image, including the kernel and bootloader source codes. Other features include a Tool Chain to help make adjustments to the kernel and to leverage the onboard pin-headers, GPIO, I2C, and other hardware features.

Springboard Linux Board Support Package (BSP) 1.1.2 (released on 2014 Nov 20)

– Bootable command-line Debian Linux
– Development guide
– Toolchain
– Kernel source
– U-boot source

Springboard Productization Services

VIA can provide a comprehensive range of services to assist you in taking your prototype to mass production, including customized BSP, OS image, factory test tools, and diagnostic tools. To learn more, please email us at: springboard@via.com.tw.

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