GSR Technology Launches the SM-C12, a SMARC Rel. 2.0 Compliant Module with NXP i.MX 8M Applications Processors

21 February 2019


The SM-C12 is a SMARC Rel. 2.0 compliant module with NXP i.MX 8M Applications Processors. Featuring multi-core processing (Dual or Quad ARM Cortex®-A53 cores + general purpose Cortex®-M4 processor) and 4Kp60 HEVC decoding with HDR, it is a scalable solution designed by SECO for home automation, transportation, digital signage and vending machines, and applicable to scenarios requiring advanced security, connectivity, multimedia and real-time response.

Additional Information

NXP i.MX 8M Family based on ARM Cortex®-A53 cores + general purpose Cortex®-M4 processor:
i.MX 8M Quad – 4x Cortex®-A53 cores up to 1.5GHz
i.MX 8M Dual – 2x Cortex®-A53 cores up to 1.5GHz
i.MX 8M QuadLite – 4x Cortex®-A53 cores up to 1.5GHz, no VPU

Soldered Down LPDDR4-3200 memory, 32-bit interface, up to 4GB

Integrated Graphics Processing Unit, supports 2 independent displays
Embedded VPU, supports HW decoding of HEVC (H.265), H.264, H.263, MPEG-4, MPEG-2, AVC, VC-1, RV, DivX, VP6, VP8, VP9, JPEG
Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, Open CL 1.2. OpenGL 2.X, Vulkan, DirectX, Open VG 1.1

Video Interfaces
HDMI 2.0a interface, supporting HDCP 2.2 and HDCP 1.4
18- / 24-bit Dual Channel LVDS interface or MIPI-DSI interface
(factory alternatives)

Video Resolution
Up to 4096 x 2160 @ 60 (4K)
Up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60Hz

Mass Storage
Optional SD 4-bit interface
QSPI Flash soldered-onboard
eMMC 5.0 drive soldered on-board

1 x Gigabit Ethernet interface
Optional WiFi + BT LE module onboard

2 USB 3.0 Host ports
2 USB 2.0 Host ports
1 USB 2.0 OTG port

2x PCI-e x1 ports

I2S Audio Interface

Serial Ports
Up to 2x UART Tx/Rx/RTS/CTS
2x UART Tx/Rx
1x CAN Bus (TTL level)

Other Interfaces
1x 4-lanes + 1x 2-lanes CSI camera interfaces
I2C Bus
SM Bus
2x SPI interfaces
QuadSPI interface
12 x GPI/Os
Boot select signals
Power Management Signals

Power Supply

Operating System

Operating Temperature
0°C ÷ +60°C (Commercial version)
-40°C ÷ +85°C (Industrial version)

50 x 82 mm (1.97” x 3.23”)