ANDROIDSDK-SITARA

Android Development Kit for Sitara Microprocessors

ANDROIDSDK-SITARA

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Overview

Although originally designed for mobile handsets, the Android Operating System offers designers of embedded applications the ability to easily add a high-level OS to their product. Developed in association with Google, Android delivers a complete operating system  that is ready for integration and production today.


Highlights of the Android OS include:

  • Complete, Open Source Software solution
  • Based upon Linux
  • Easy licensing terms for commercial development (Apache)
  • Includes a complete Application Framework
  • Allows for easy integration of customer developed Applications via Java
  • Multimedia, Graphics, and Graphical User Interface are included out of the box
  • A large community of Android and Applications developers are ready today
Features

Although originally designed for mobile handsets, the Android Operating System offers designers of embedded applications the ability to easily add a high-level OS to their product. Developed in association with Google, Android delivers a complete operating system  that is ready for integration and production today.


Highlights of the Android OS include:

  • Complete, Open Source Software solution
  • Based upon Linux
  • Easy licensing terms for commercial development (Apache)
  • Includes a complete Application Framework
  • Allows for easy integration of customer developed Applications via Java
  • Multimedia, Graphics, and Graphical User Interface are included out of the box
  • A large community of Android and Applications developers are ready today

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Software development kit (SDK)

ANDROIDDEVKIT-GINGERBREAD-AM335X Android GINGERBREAD 2.3.4 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_GingerBread_2_3_4_DevKit_2_1_1)

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ANDROIDDEVKIT-GINGERBREAD-AM335X Android GINGERBREAD 2.3.4 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_GingerBread_2_3_4_DevKit_2_1_1)

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Latest version
Version: 2.1.1
Release date: 13 Feb 2012

Android compatibility (CTS) test report captured on AM335x EVM

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TI Android DevKit test report

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TI customized Android GingerBread 2.3.4 sources, kernel 3.1 (with 3D Acceleration and WL127x drive

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TI Android Release Manifest File to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/rowboat

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TI Android DevKit software license manifests

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Pin Mux Utility for AM335x, AM389x, AM35x, AM/DM37x, C6A816x, DM816x and OMAP35x Processors

TI Android utilities (Generate SD card images, etc)

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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Documentation

Android SDK contains the tools, sample code, and docs needed to create Android apps

Plugin for TI Code Composer Studio V5 to develop and debug Android applications

The Android NDK is a companion tool to the Android SDK that lets to build the performance-critical

This TI Android DevKit Release includes binaries for OpenSSL, Dropbear SSH, Raccoon, Linux Kernel

Release Information

This release package provides Android GingerBread 2.3.4 distribution for TI's Sitara(TM) AM335x ARM Cortex(TM) A8 Processor. The DevKit provides Android sources with pre-integrated SGX (3D graphics accelerator) drivers, TI hardware abstraction for Audio, WLAN & Bluetooth for TI WL1271 chipset, USB mass storage, etc. Debug and development tools like tool chain, TI CCV5, ADT plugins, are provided to enable Android embedded and application developer to easily build custom Android solutions for non-phone market segments. The pre-built images in this DevKit package has Android default apps, multimedia files, RowboPerf performance and benchmarking utilities to help user evaluate and quickly prototype AM335x based Android products. Kindly refer to documentation section to start development and experience Android on AM335x EVM and BeagleBone platforms.

on Texas Instruments Embedded Procecssors Wiki.

Software development kit (SDK)

ANDROIDDEVKIT-ICS-AM37X Android ICE CREAM SANDWICH 4.0.3 - Dev Kit for AM3715 (TI_Android_ICS_4_0_3_DevKit_3_0_1)

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ANDROIDDEVKIT-ICS-AM37X Android ICE CREAM SANDWICH 4.0.3 - Dev Kit for AM3715 (TI_Android_ICS_4_0_3_DevKit_3_0_1)

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Latest version
Version: 3.0.1
Release date: 11 Apr 2012

Android compatibility (CTS) test report captured on AM37x Platform

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TI Android DevKitV3.0.0 test report

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TI customized Android ICS 4.0.3 sources, kernel 2.6.37(with 3D Acceleration and WL127x drivers), b

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TI Android Release Manifest File to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/rowboat

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TI Android DevKit software license manifests

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Plugin for TI Code Composer Studio V5 to develop and debug Android applications

TI Android utilities (Generate SD card images, etc)

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RowboPerf Android application installer to measure performance and benchmark

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Pin Mux Utility for AM335x, AM389x, AM35x, AM/DM37x, C6A816x, DM816x and OMAP35x Processors

AM37x (ARM Cortex A8 (1 GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader, u-

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AM37x (ARM Cortex A8 (1 GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator).Put this package on SD card, boot the AM37x EVM

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Flashboard(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader, u-boot.bin, boot.scr, filesystem, performa

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BeagleBoard XM (AM37x - ARM Cortex A8 (1 GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image

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Documentation

Android SDK contains the tools, sample code, and docs needed to create Android apps

The Android NDK is a companion tool to the Android SDK that lets to build the performance-critical

This TI Android DevKit Release includes binaries for OpenSSL, Dropbear SSH, Raccoon, Linux Kernel

Release Information

This release package provides Android IceCream Sandwich (ICS) 4.0.3 distribution for TI's Sitara(TM) AM3715 ARM Cortex(TM) A8 Processor. The DevKit provides Android sources with pre-integrated SGX (3D graphics accelerator) drivers, TI hardware abstraction for Audio, WLAN & Bluetooth for TI WL1271 chipset, USB mass storage, etc. Debug and development tools like ARM GCC tool chain, TI's Code Composer V5 with ADT plugins, are provided to enable Android embedded and application developer to easily build custom Android solutions for non-phone market segments. The pre-built images in this DevKit package has Android default apps, multimedia files, RowboPerf performance and benchmarking utilities to help user evaluate and quickly prototype AM3715 based Android products. Kindly refer to documentation section to start development and experience Android on AM3715 EVM, Flashboard and BeagleBoard platforms.

on Texas Instruments Embedded Procecssors Wiki.

Software development kit (SDK)

ANDROIDDEVKIT-GINGERBREAD-AM35X-AM37X Android GINGERBREAD 2.3.4 - Dev Kit for AM35x and AM37x (TI_ANDROID_GINGERBREAD_2_3_4_DEVKIT_2_1)

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ANDROIDDEVKIT-GINGERBREAD-AM35X-AM37X Android GINGERBREAD 2.3.4 - Dev Kit for AM35x and AM37x (TI_ANDROID_GINGERBREAD_2_3_4_DEVKIT_2_1)

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Latest version
Version: 2.1
Release date: 22 Sep 2011

Android compatibility test report

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Test Result Document

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TI customized Android GingerBread 2.3.4 sources, kernel 2.6.37 (with 3D Acceleration and WL127x dr

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Plugin for TI Code Composer Studio V5 to develop and debug Android applications

TI Android GingerBread Devkit Package for AM35x OMAP35x and AM37x platforms. This includes all the

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TI Android Release Manifest File to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/rowboat

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Documentation (Release Notes, Build Procedure, User Guide, Test & Performance Reports, rowboPerf_u

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Few important tools for Devkit usage (MMC/SD card Image generation, Flashing utility, Pinmux utili

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AM35x (ARM Cortex A8 (600MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader, u

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AM37x (ARM Cortex A8 (1 GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader, u-

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AM37x (ARM Cortex A8 (1 GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)Put this package on SD card, boot the AM37x EVM

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BeagleBoard revC4 (OMAP35x - ARM Cortex A8 (720 MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kerne

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BeagleBoard XM (AM37x - ARM Cortex A8 (1 GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image

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Documentation

Android SDK contains the tools, sample code, and docs needed to create Android apps

The Android NDK is a companion tool to the Android SDK that lets to build the performance-critical

Adobe Flash 10 for Android. https://www.ti.com/docs/toolsw/folders/print/adobeflash-a8.html

This TI Android DevKit Release includes binaries for OpenSSL, Dropbear SSH, Raccoon, Linux Kernel

Release Information

This release package provides a Andorid GingerBread 2.3.4 DevKit(GA) distribution with integrated SGX (3D graphics) drivers, Adobe Flash 10 support, TI hardware abstraction for video overlay, WLAN, Bluetooth support for WL1271, PowerManagement, S-Video, Camera on Beagle XM/AM37x EVM, RowboPERF performance measurement application, NAND (UBIFS), Fastboot and standard applications from Android.

The package also includes TI Android GingerBread Source, Linux Android kernel, Toolchain, Debug and Development Tools(CCSv5, ADT, Flashing Utility, etc) and Documentation to ease development, deployment and execution of Android based systems. The product forms the basis for all Android application development on AM37x, AM35x platforms.

on Texas Instruments Embedded Procecssors Wiki.

Software development kit (SDK)

ANDROIDDEVKIT-ICS-AM335X Android ICE CREAM SANDWICH 4.0.3 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_ICS_4_0_3_DevKit_3_0_1)

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ANDROIDDEVKIT-ICS-AM335X Android ICE CREAM SANDWICH 4.0.3 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_ICS_4_0_3_DevKit_3_0_1)

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Latest version
Version: 3.0.1
Release date: 30 Jul 2012

Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) report captured on AM335x Platform

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TI Android DevKitV3.0.1 test report

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TI customized sources for Android ICS 4.0.3, linux kernel 3.2(with 3D Acceleration and WL127x driv

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TI customized sources for Android ICS 4.0.3 on AM335x EVM-SK, linux kernel 3.2 with 3D Acceleratio

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TI Android Release Manifest File to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/rowboat

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TI Android Release Manifest File for AM335x EVM-SK to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/

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TI Android DevKit software license manifests

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Plugin for TI Code Composer Studio V5 to develop and debug Android applications

TI Android utilities (Generate SD card images, etc)

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RowboPerf Android application installer to measure performance and benchmark

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Pin Mux Utility for AM335x, AM389x, AM35x, AM/DM37x, C6A816x, DM816x and OMAP35x Processors

AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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AM335x EVM-SK (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot l

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator).Put this package on SD card, boot the AM335x

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Documentation

Android SDK contains the tools, sample code, and docs needed to create Android apps

The Android NDK is a companion tool to the Android SDK that lets to build the performance-critical

This TI Android DevKit Release includes binaries for OpenSSL, Dropbear SSH, Raccoon, Linux Kernel

Release Information

This release package provides Android Ice Cream Sandwich 4.0.3 distribution for TI's Sitara(TM) AM335x ARM Cortex(TM) A8 Processors. The Development Kit provides pre-built images for the AM335x EVM,BeagleBone and AM335x Starter Kit ( EVM-SK ) that includes Android default apps, multimedia files, RowboPerf performance and benchmarking utilities to help with evaluation and prototyping.It also provides android source code with pre-integrated POWERTM SGX 3D graphics accelerator drivers, TI hardware abstraction for audio, WLAN & Bluetooth for TI WL1271 chipset, USB mass storage and more.In addition to these, package also includes debug and development tools like prebuilt ARM GCC tool chain, TI CCSv5, ADT plugins, etc. are provided to enable the Android developer to easily build custom Android solutions for non-phone market segments. Kindly refer to Documents section to start development and experience Android on AM335x EVM and BeagleBone platforms.

To get started evaluating Android Ice Cream Sandwich, watch the video and follow the instructions below to install a pre-built image on your system. To start developing refer to the Developer Guide in the Documents section below.

on Texas Instruments Embedded Procecssors Wiki.

Software development kit (SDK)

ANDROIDEVKIT-JB-AM335X Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_JB_4_2_2_DevKit_4_1_1)

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ANDROIDEVKIT-JB-AM335X Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_JB_4_2_2_DevKit_4_1_1)

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Latest version
Version: 4.1.1
Release date: 03 Jul 2013

Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) report captured on AM335x Platform

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TI Android DevKitV4.1.1 test report

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TI customized sources for Android JB 4.2.2, linux kernel 3.2(with 3D Acceleration and WL127x/WL18x

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TI Android Release Manifest File to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/rowboat

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TI Android DevKit software license manifests

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Plugin for TI Code Composer Studio V5 to develop and debug Android applications

Pin Mux Utility for AM335x, AM389x, AM35x, AM/DM37x, C6A816x, DM816x and OMAP35x Processors

RowboPERF Android application installer to measure performance and benchmark

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (1GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader, u-

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AM335x Starter Kit (ARM Cortex A8 (1GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boo

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (1GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator + HDMI display and audio)(Pre-built Images: Kern

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (1GHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator).Put this package on SD card, boot the AM335x EV

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This TI Android DevKit Release includes binaries for OpenSSL, Dropbear SSH, Raccoon, Linux Kernel

Documentation

Android SDK contains the tools, sample code, and docs needed to create Android apps

The Android NDK is a companion tool to the Android SDK that lets to build the performance-critical

Release Information

Click on the links in the table below to download.

TI-Android-JB-4.2.2-DevKit-4.1.1

This release package provides Android Jelly Bean 4.2.2 distribution for TI's Sitara

TM

AM335x Processors. The Development Kit provides pre-built images for the AM335x Starter Kit, AM335x EVM, BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black and includes Android default apps, multimedia files, RowboPerf performance and benchmarking utilities to help with evaluation and prototyping. It also includes Android source code with pre-integrated SGX PowerVR

TM

3D graphics accelerator drivers, TI hardware abstraction for Audio, WLAN & Bluetooth for TI WL1271 & WL18xx chipset, USB 3G module and more. Additionally, this package also includes debug and development tools like prebuilt ARM GCC tool chain, TI CCSv5, ADT plugins, etc. to enable an Android developer to easily build custom Android solutions for non-phone market segments. Kindly refer to the Documents section to start development and experience Android on AM335x Starter Kit, AM335x EVM, BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black platforms.

To start evaluating Android Jelly Bean, watch the video and follow the instructions below to install a pre-built image on your system. To start developing, refer to the Developer Guide in the Documents section below.

Related Links

Androidon Texas Instruments Embedded Processors Wiki.

Download Information

Software development kit (SDK)

ANDROIDDEVKIT-JB-AM335X Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_JB_4_1_2_DevKit_4_0_1)

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ANDROIDDEVKIT-JB-AM335X Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 - Dev Kit for AM335x (TI_Android_JB_4_1_2_DevKit_4_0_1)

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Latest version
Version: 4.0.1
Release date: 19 Dec 2012

Android Compatibility Test Suite (CTS) report captured on AM335x Platform

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TI Android DevKitV4.0.1 test report

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TI customized sources for Android JB 4.1.2, linux kernel 3.2(with 3D Acceleration and WL127x drive

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TI Android Release Manifest File to be used to clone sources from gitorious.org/rowboat

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TI Android DevKit software license manifests

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Plugin for TI Code Composer Studio V5 to develop and debug Android applications

Pin Mux Utility for AM335x, AM389x, AM35x, AM/DM37x, C6A816x, DM816x and OMAP35x Processors

RowboPerf Android application installer to measure performance and benchmark

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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AM335x Starter Kit (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, b

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator)(Pre-built Images: Kernel Image, boot loader,

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AM335x (ARM Cortex A8 (720MHz) + 3D SGX Accelerator).Put this package on SD card, boot the AM335x

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Documentation

Android SDK contains the tools, sample code, and docs needed to create Android apps

The Android NDK is a companion tool to the Android SDK that lets to build the performance-critical

This TI Android DevKit Release includes binaries for OpenSSL, Dropbear SSH, Raccoon, Linux Kernel

Release Information

This release package provides Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2 distribution for TI's Sitara(TM) AM335x ARM Cortex(TM) A8 Processors. The Development Kit provides pre-built images for the AM335x Starter Kit, AM335x EVM and BeagleBone that include Android default apps, multimedia files, RowboPerf performance and benchmarking utilities to help with evaluation and prototyping.It also includes Android source code with pre-integrated POWERVR(TM) SGX 3D graphics accelerator drivers, TI hardware abstraction for Audio, WLAN & Bluetooth for TI WL1271 chipset, USB mass storage and more.In addition to these, this package also includes debug and development tools like prebuilt ARM GCC tool chain, TI CCSv5, ADT plugins, etc. to enable an Android developer to easily build custom Android solutions for non-phone market segments. Kindly refer to Documents section to start development and experience Android on AM335x Starter Kit, AM335x EVM and BeagleBone platforms.

To start evaluating Android Jelly Bean, watch the video and follow the instructions below to install a pre-built image on your system. To start developing, refer to the Developer Guide in the Documents section below.

on Texas Instruments Embedded Procecssors Wiki.

Supported products & hardware

Arm-based processors
AM3505 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, video front end AM3517 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D graphics, video front end AM3703 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, camera AM3715 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D graphics, camera OMAP3503 Sitara processor: Arm Cortex-A8, LPDDR OMAP3515 Sitara Processor: Arm Cortex-A8, 3D Graphics, LPDDR OMAP3525 Applications Processor OMAP3530 Applications Processor
Evaluation board
TMDSSK3358 AM335x starter kit TMDXEVM3358 AM335x evaluation module

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