wiki:Android/DevelopmentKit

Android GW11036 Development Kit

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Gateworks has a fully featured Android Development Kit - - Click here for specifications and datasheets.

This kit features the following special software configuration:

  • 7" LVDS LCD Touchscreen Display
  • Wireless radio to connect to wireless access points (access through the settings section)
  • Bluetooth support - coming soon.
  • GPS module - Also requires antenna to be plugged in and a clear view of the sky
    • For use with maps, etc
  • System on / off
    • Press and hold the main pushbutton for more than 10 seconds to turn the board off.
    • Press the bushbutton again to wake the board
  • Custom Digital IO Pushbutton for Navigation - Coming soon
    • Connect a pushbutton to the DIO connector (J4) and the pushbutton will act as a 'Home' button in the Android OS

Setting Up

Most of the steps below have already been done from the factory:

  • Unpack all components
  • Confirm SD card is mounted correctly in the SD Card Slot
  • Connect LVDS cable to LVDS conenctor
  • Connect Wireless Antenna
    • Bluetooth support - coming soon.
  • Connect GPS Antenna (Optional, not required)
  • Power on board
  • For serial console access, please see our generic 'Getting Started' page.

Additional Features

  • The user pushbutton has been configured to act like a power button. Hold down the pushbutton for 10 seconds or until the screen goes black. You can then push the button to turn the system back on. Note, this is a full shut down and not a 'sleep'.
  • Coming soon - The ability to hook an external pushbutton to a DIO pin on the board and that button would then act as a navigation button in the software, for example, acting as a 'HOME' button.
    • Bluetooth support - coming soon.

Developing and Next Steps

For more Android information, please reference the following links on this page:

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