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Board and Chip Vendors

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This page has a list of the companies or organizations that make processors or boards for embedded products. If you are looking for companies who sell Linux software or Linux-related services, see the Vendors page. If you are looking for companies who sell end-user products based on Linux, see Companies. If you are looking for information about specific development boards, see Category:Development Boards



  • Bluetechnix makes tiny Blackfin modules to simplify custom board development
  • Broadcom - makes ARM chips for mobile phone market




  • Embest sales SOC8200 Single Board Computer Based On TI AM3517,256MB DDR2 SDRAM + 256MB NandFlash + 4MB NorFlash. Support UARTs, RS485, CAN, Ethernet, 2 USB Host, USB Device, Camera...China Website English Website
  • Embest sales OMAP35x Board DevKit8000,The Chinese BeagleBoard,256MB DDR SDRAM + 256MB NandFlash,Fully compatible with BeagleBoard source.China Website English Website
  • EFlag Tech does custom Blackfin platform designs (software and hardware)
  • eInfochips - The Solution People Open-RD based platform
  • Elphel, Inc provide high performance Network Cameras based on Free Software and Hardware designs. Axis EtraxFS & Spartan 3e 1200k gates FPGA.


  • Freescale Semiconductor - Wikipedia entry
    • Freescale makes the MX31 ARM11-based processor (and associated development boards), among others.
    • Freescale makes several PPC-based processors (and associated development boards) as well.


  • Gumstix sells various very small processor and add-on boards. Especially interesting for robotics related projects.


  • [1] does custom embedded board ,it focused on IT outsourcing and embedded technology(software and hardware)
  • Hua Heng Tech does custom Blackfin platform designs (software and hardware)
  • HV Sistemas S.L. makes tiny Blackfin modules to simplify custom board development





  • NEC - makes ARM chips, used to make lots of MIPS chips


  • Qualcomm - makes multicore ARM MSM products that support Linux
    • Their Snapdragon platform provides a 1GHz ARM core and advanced DSP.




  • Timll
    • Reference Design and customized HW/SW Design Based on TI OMAP35x/AM3517
  • TechNexion
    • Expandable and fully customizable ARM system modules and interface boards
    • Embedded x86 boards with coreboot and linux core extensions
  • Texas Instruments - Wikipedia entry
    • Texas Instruments makes the MSP430 MCUs, TMS320 C2000/C5000/C6000 DSPs, DaVinci/OMAP ARM+DSP-based processors, and others.