Storyboard Demo Images - i.MX 6ULL

Experience multi-market demo applications built with Storyboard on your favourite platform. Crank Software demo images showcase Storyboard's design and development capabilities and the application potential of popular platforms.

Demo Details

Link: Demo Image
Image Name: CrankSoftware_demo_iMX6ULL-v6.0.0.sdcard
Rendering Technology: swrender
Demo Resolution: 480 x 272
Operating System: Linux
This demo image includes the following demos:

  • Medical
  • White Goods - Washing Machine
  • Home Automation

Copying Image to an SD Card - Linux

To copy the demo image to an SD card under Linux you first need to find the name of the attached SD card located under /dev/. You can then use the dd utility to copy the demo image to a 4GB (or greater) SD card.

dd if="CrankSoftware_demo_boardname.sdcard" of="/dev/sdX" bs=1M

Copying Image to an SD Card - Windows

To copy the demo image to an SD card under Windows you can use the Win32 Disk Imager utility.

  1. Specify the image file to copy
  2. SD card device
  3. Click Write

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Running the Image

Each demo image contains all of the software needed to boot and run the card on the supported devices. Simply place the card in the appropriate SD card slot and power on the board. The cards will auto boot into the Crank Software Demo Launcher.

SCP for Target Application Deployment

With Storyboard you can export a Storyboard Application directly to a target from within Storyboard Designer.

When you've finished your application and are ready to export, click on the Storyboard Application Export button

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Under Select Transfer Method, choose SCP Transfer

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Enter the export directory information for the Storyboard Application target. On this demo image we already created a /usr/crank/scp directory for you.

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You can also execute your Storyboard Application after it has been transferred to the target. Check the Execute after transfer checkbox and provide the script that will execute the Storyboard Application. On this demo image we created a /usr/crank/storyboard_scp.sh script for you.

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Turn On or Off the Console

By default the Linux console is disabled to improve performance and to prevent any display artifacts between application transitions. To re-enable the console do the following:

  1. Connect a serial cable board

  2. Interrupt the u-boot startup sequence

  3. env edit console

  4. Switch ttymxc1 to ttymxc0

  5. env save

To disable the console, repeat the above steps but instead switch ttymxc0 to ttymxc1.

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