General-purpose Applications Processor
Freescale’s ARM9-driven i.MX27 processor is available to engineers looking for high resolution video, security, design flexibility, power management and re-use in one general purpose multimedia applications. The processor combines the company's Smart Speed technology, an H.264 hardware encoder/decoder, USB, Ethernet, security features and a powerful ARM9 core. The low-power video acceleration and applications software in a single chip gives designers the ability to increase functionality and decrease power drain and footprint. The ability to capture video and play it back real-time makes the i.MX27 suited for the video surveillance and video and voice over Internet Protocol (V2IP) cordless and mobile phone markets. By adding LCD control, DMA channels, memory interfaces, several communications units, security, an ATA host and low 1.2V operating voltage, the i.MX27 processor becomes appropriate for both industrial instrumentation and healthcare-related applications. Suggested resale price is $14.86 for 10K quantities.