Freescale Wi-Fi onboard for vehicle infotainment, clusters, telematics & entertainment

freescaleboardFreescale Semiconductor announced a hardware/software development system for Ethernet connectivity (Wi-Fi) in vehicles. The system can be used for infotainment, instrument cluster, camera telematics and rear seat entertainment designs. It supports real-time data transport throughout the vehicle.

The new SABRE (Smart Application Blueprint for Rapid Engineering) for Auto Infotainment (AI) features  i.MX 6  processors to speed and simplify Ethernet Audio Video Bridging (AVB) deployment. Freescale reports that it is Freescale’s most scalable implementation of the ARM Cortex-A9 CPU cores, with  processing speeds up to 1 GHz, and a high level of automotive-specific integration. The expansion boards range in price from $699-$799.