Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A9, security, 3D

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Arm MHz (Max.) 600, 1000 Serial I/O I2C, Magnetic Card, SPI, Smart Card, UART, USB Security enabler Debug security, Secure storage, Physical security, Cryptographic acceleration, Initial secure programming, Trusted execution environment, Secure boot, Software IP protection, External memory protection, Device identity Graphics acceleration 1 3D Ethernet MAC 2-Port 1Gb Switch Camera Parallel Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 105 Arm CPU 1 Arm Cortex-A9 Display type 1 LCD QSPI 1 DRAM DDR3, DDR3L, LPDDR2 USB 2.0 2 open-in-new Find other AM4x Arm Cortex-A9 processors
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Application notes AM437x Schematic Checklist (Rev. A) Sep. 25, 2020
Technical articles How to affordably add EtherNet/IP, EtherCAT and PROFINET to an autonomous factory Aug. 24, 2020
User guides Powering the AM335x, AM437x, and AM438x with TPS65218D0 (Rev. B) Dec. 09, 2019
Technical articles Designing smarter remote terminal units for microgrids Oct. 02, 2019
More literature Sitara™ processors + WiLink™ 8 Wi-Fi® + Bluetooth® combo connectivity (Rev. A) Jul. 30, 2019
Technical articles Security versus functional safety: a view from the Processor Software Development Kit May 31, 2019
White papers Sitara Processor Security (Rev. D) May 09, 2019
White papers Ensuring real-time predictability (Rev. B) Dec. 04, 2018
Application notes High-Speed Interface Layout Guidelines (Rev. H) Oct. 11, 2018
Technical articles Simplified software development through the Processor SDK and tools Oct. 02, 2018
User guides How-To and Troubleshooting Guide for PRU-ICSS PROFIBUS Sep. 24, 2018
Application notes Thermal Design Guide for DSP and Arm Application Processors (Rev. B) Aug. 14, 2017
Application notes AM43xx Power Estimation Tool Aug. 07, 2017
White papers Sitara AM438x processor: tamper protection Jul. 27, 2017
User guides AM438x ePOS EVM Hardware User's Guide Jun. 22, 2017
White papers Enable security and amp up chip performance w/ hardware-accelerated cryptograpy (Rev. A) Aug. 11, 2016
Application notes 0.65 mm Pitch Flip Chip Ball Grid Array Package Reference Guide (Rev. B) Dec. 01, 2015
Application notes nFBGA Packaging (Rev. B) Nov. 13, 2015
Application notes Plastic Ball Grid Array [PBGA] Application Note (Rev. B) Aug. 13, 2015
White papers Mainline Linux™ ensures stability and innovation Mar. 27, 2014
White papers Linaro Speeds Development in TI Linux SDKs Aug. 27, 2013
White papers The Yocto Project:Changing the way embedded Linux software solutions are develop Mar. 14, 2013

Design & development

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Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARDS Download
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Description
The AM438x Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) Evaluation Module (EVM) enables developers to evaluate the TI SitaraTM AM438x processor family (AM4382, AM4384 and AM4388) and begin building Point of Sale (POS) applications such as handheld Electronic Financial Transaction (EFT) terminals, pin pads (...)
Features

Hardware

  • AM438x Cortex-A9 Processor
  • 1GB LPDDR2
  • TPS65218 Power Management IC
  • 7" capacitive touch screen LCD
  • Camera module
  • On board eMMC memory
  • Connector for Wilink8
  • Tamper daughtercard

Software

  • Linux

Connectivity

  • Gigabit Ethernet (1)
  • Magnetic Card Reader (1)
  • Smart Card Reader (1)
  • USB2.0 (1)
  • HDMI (1)
  • JTAG (1)
  • UART (1)
  • (...)

Software development

APPLICATION SOFTWARE & FRAMEWORKS Download
Sitara External Memory Interface (EMIF) tool
SITARA-DDR-CONFIG-TOOL The Sitara™ EMIF tool is a software tool which provides an interface to configure the TI processors for accessing the external DDR memory devices. The tool also optimizes the Delay Locked Loop (DLL) settings to compensate for board routing skews. The results are output as EMIF configuration (...)
Features
  • Supports all DDR memory types (LPDDR2, DDR3 and DDR3L DDR) available on devices
  • Supports HW leveling for DDR3/3L
  • Error checks for DRAM timings per JEDEC standard
  • Outputs EMIF configuration registers which can be directly used in Processor SDK and Code Composer Studio

Design tools & simulation

SIMULATION MODELS Download
SPRM694.ZIP (12 KB) - BSDL Model
CALCULATION TOOLS Download
Clock Tree Tool for Sitara, Automotive, Vision Analytics, & Digital Signal Processors
CLOCKTREETOOL The Clock Tree Tool (CTT) for Sitara™ ARM®, Automotive, and Digital Signal Processors is an interactive clock tree configuration software that provides information about the clocks and modules in these TI devices. It allows the user to:
  • Visualize the device clock tree
  • Interact with clock tree elements (...)
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CALCULATION TOOLS Download
Pin mux tool
PINMUXTOOL The PinMux Utility is a software tool which provides a Graphical User Interface for configuring pin multiplexing settings, resolving conflicts and specifying I/O cell characteristics for TI MPUs. Results are output as C header/code files that can be imported into software development kits (SDKs) or (...)

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