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Sitara™ Processors Building Blocks for PRU Development Summary

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Date: October 30, 2015

The Programmable Real-Time Unit (PRU) is a small processor that is tightly integrated with an IO subsystem, offering low-latency control of IO pins on TI’s SoC devices including the AM335x, AM437x, and AM57x Sitara Processors. The PRU is customer-programmable and can be used to implement simple and flexible control functions, peripherals, and state machines that directly access IO pins of the device, as well as can communicate with the application cores. This session provides an overview of the PRU subsystem, device and IO integration, and programming model.

For more details on PRU development, refer to the four expanded modules shown here:

Module 1: PRU Hardware Overview

Module 2: PRU Firmware Development

Module 3: Designing a PRU Application

Module 4: Linux Drivers to Enable PRU (PDF only)

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