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Toradex Offers Embedded Computer Based on NVIDIA® Tegra K1

Nürnberg, Germany: Toradex announces its latest embedded computer based on the powerful CUDA® capable NVIDIA® Tegra® K1. This new embedded computer or System on Module (SOM) will further extend the portfolio of Toradex’s ARM®-based SOM families. Apalis TK1 is ideal for building high-end embedded products, which needs advanced performance or supreme graphics, along with high-speed connectivity interfaces, mostly targeting applications in vision, and GPU-accelerated parallel processing.

The Apalis TK1 is pin-compatible with the existing Apalis SOMs based on NVIDIA Tegra 3 and NXP i.MX 6Quad/Dual processors.

Some of the key features of Apalis TK1 are:

• Based on NVIDIA TK1
• Quad-core ARM Cortex-A15, up to 2.2GHz
• CUDA 6.5 support
• 2GB RAM, 16GB on-board Flash
• Connectivity: USB 3.0, PCIe, SATA, GbE, CAN, PWM, I2C, SPI, etc.
• Multimedia: HDMI, LVDS, Digital Audio, Touch, etc.

“We are happy being able to offer this new NVIDIA TK1 based module to our industrial customers. Developers can now take advantage of the CUDA 6.5 support and move their application to a yet unseen new level of high performance and parallel computing. This module is a testimony of the long-standing association of Toradex and NVIDIA and extends our existing SOM family based on the successful NVIDIA Tegra 2 and 3 processors. This partnership is fostering the commitment of both companies into the embedded market,” adds Stephan Dubach, CEO, Toradex.

“Apalis TK1 is the result of a partnership between NVIDIA and Toradex for the past years. With a growing market for embedded solutions requiring more features and more capacities, we are very pleased that Toradex developed a fully capable CUDA 6.5 module leveraging the Jetson TK1 platform’s extreme capacities for parallel computing and thus enabling the developer community and the industry to create smarter groundbreaking products and solutions,” said Serge Palaric, Senior Director, EMEA Embedded & OEMs Sales.

Technical specifications

The technical details of this module can be found at

Price and Availability

The SOM will be available for sale on Toradex webshop in Q2 2016. The price of the SOM starts at 149 Euros.

Meet us

Toradex is demonstrating the new Apalis TK1 at the ongoing Embedded World 2016, booth 1-639, Hall 1.

The SOM will also be showcased at the upcoming GPU Technology Conference, April 04-07, 2016 at booth 529. More details at

About Toradex

Toradex is a Swiss based company with offices around the world, offering ARM-based System on Modules (SOMs) and Customized SBCs. Powered by NVIDIA Tegra 2, Tegra 3 and Tegra K1 processors and NXP i.MX 6, i.MX 7 & Vybrid, the pin compatible SOMs offer scalability in terms of price, performance, power consumption, and I/Os. Complemented with direct online sales and long-term product availability, Toradex offers direct premium support and ex-stock availability with local warehouses.

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