ConnectCore 8X documentation portal

This documentation portal serves as a single point of reference for setting up, customizing, and maintaining the Digi ConnectCore 8X platform. Click here to get started with your ConnectCore 8X development kit, or explore the main documentation sections below.
The Digi ConnectCore 8X is a surface-mount system-on-module built on the NXP i.MX8 application processor. Digi's Yocto Projectâ„¢-based embedded Linux distribution, Digi Embedded Yocto, serves as the reference distribution for the Digi ConnectCore range of embedded system-on-modules and single board computers. It includes both Digi hardware customizations and software extensions not part of the standard Yocto Project.

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Digi Embedded Yocto

Learn how to flash and launch Digi Embedded Yocto in your ConnectCore 8X device. Build and customize your own Yocto image to fit the needs of your project.

Digi Embedded for Android

Load Android in your ConnectCore 8X device. Learn how to create Android applications using the Digi APIs that provide access to all the ConnectCore 8X interfaces in an easy manner.


Access the hardware reference manual and schematics of the ConnectCore 8X and other related devices such as the ConnectCore 8X SBC.


Build secure connected products by integrating device security, device identity, and data privacy capabilities using the TrustFence integrated framework foundation.

Smart IOmux

Use the Smart IOmux GUI to streamline time-consuming, complex tasks by dramatically simplifying pin configuration and resolution of your design projects.

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