HiSilicon's Poplar Is The First Linaro 96Boards EE TV Platform

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 31 August 2016 at 09:11 AM EDT. 4 Comments
Linaro has announced the first development board that supports their 96Boards' Enterprise Edition TV Platform specification.

The HiSilicon Poplar development board is their first TV Platform compliant product and targets set-top box developers and hobbyists. The Poplar dev board is powered by a Hi3798C V200 SoC that packs in a quad-core 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor and Mali T720 for graphics. The Poplar board costs $79 USD or closer to $100 when factoring in shipping.

The Poplar dev board has 2GB of DDR3 and 8GB eMMC. Android 5.1 is the operating system officially supported by this TV Platform development board and its PCB is sized for the 96Boards Enterprise Edition form factor.

Those wanting to learn more about Poplar can visit Linaro.org.
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