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Beacon EmbeddedWorks Announces New RZ/G2 System on Module Series

Highly configurable from dual-core to octa-core architecture, Beacon’s RZ/G2 SOMs deliver the connectivity and high-performance processing for IoT, multimedia, and display applications.


Minneapolis – 3/10/2020 – Beacon EmbeddedWorks announces its new line of versatile RZ/G2 SOMs. As a Renesas Alliance Partner, Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ RZ/G2 SOMs are the first available solution based on the Renesas RZ/ G2N, RZ/G2M, and RZ/G2H SoCs. The flexible RZ/G2 SOM series delivers the latest in connectivity and multimedia capabilities, with unrivaled security and support. The SOM series is configurable for architectures ranging from dual-core to octa-core depending on customer needs. Packed with multimedia capabilities, the RZ/G2 series is designed to support a cutting-edge user- interface. With up to seven video signal processors and a PowerVR 3D Graphics Engine (EDGE), the RZ/G2 series of SOMs are perfectly suited for high-performance multimedia applications including 3D graphics and high-definition video.

RZ/GZ Front & Back

The Renesas RZ/G2 provides a platform for secure connected devices with long product lifecycles. Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ RZ/G2 SOMs go beyond basic wired and wireless connectivity, with optional built-in LTE Cat M1 and NB-IoT cellular capabilities. Secure boot capabilities are backed by Renesas Platinum Membership of the Civil Infrastructure Platform™ (CIP™), which guarantees 10+ years of security patch support in Linux for the RZ/G2 chips. In addition to the secure boot capabilities, the RZ/G2 series of SOMs include a secure element for identification and authentication to ensure security in connectivity for IoT applications. IoT and multimedia features coupled with reliability and security make Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ RZ/G2 SOM series ideal for medical, defense, and industrial applications.

Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ RZ/G2 SOMs are a powerful and versatile solution for the most demanding applications. Available with up to octa-core configurations (quad ARM® Cortex™-A57 cores + quad ARM® Cortex™-A53 cores) running up to 1.5GHz and an extended suite of connectivity and multimedia features, the SOMs are equipped for today’s IoT applications.

These SOMs serve to reduce the risk and time to market for connected device development. Beacon EmbeddedWorks designs, manufactures, and supports their SOMs with an in-house team of experts. By keeping development in-house Beacon secures the highest standard of quality and streamlined processes. Beacon’s RZ/G2 SOMs are fully tested, high quality, and RoHS and REACH compliant. The SOMs come backed by Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ full suite of support, customization, and security services designed to improve your device and keep it on the market longer. From hardware and configuration to software and board support packages (BSPs), Beacon EmbeddedWorks acts as a comprehensive embedded technology partner.


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Beacon EmbeddedWorks launches new System on Module based around NXP’s i.MX 8M Mini and Nano processors. The SOM delivers integrated security, low power consumption, small form factor, and the powerful processing necessary for video and graphics applications. As a high performance solution for the most demanding applications, the Beacon EmbeddedWorks comes fully tested and certified so your project can hit the ground running.

Beacon EmbeddedWorks' NEW i.MX 8M Mini/Nano SOM

For more information download the i.MX 8M Mini and i.MX 8M Nano product brief.

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