Innovation-open web panel

Intelligent and future-proof HMI

  • Industrial and long-term available i.MX 8M Plus Cortex-A53 / -M7 controller
  • Web panel for modern operating concepts (e.g. with voice control, camera) and complex control tasks
  • Machine learning without a cloud connection
  • Radio module for BT / WLAN / LTE
  • Camera interface
  • Protection of customer data and know-how through optional TPM chip
  • Open to innovation through extension plugs
  • OEM modifiable in terms of branding and delivery condition
  • Connection for LVDS display and HDMI monitor
  • miniPCIe slot for e.g. SSD storage
  • Extension packages available for special fields of application
  • Implementation of your own application software
  • Current Yocto-based Linux BSP (LTS kernel)
  • Prepared for update and device management

Variable; e.g. 257 mm x 180 mm x 46 mm

This IIoT wholesale service package is ideally suited for new Industry 4.0 and retrofit solutions - fully prepared as an intelligent human-machine interface in a variety of areas of application.

The phyPANEL-Merga is the ideal platform for an intelligent web panel that can do more. Thanks to the i.MX 8M Plus Application Processor, in addition to high computing power, outstanding graphic capabilities and the option for real-time applications, it also has a powerful NPU (Neural Processing Unit). This allows AI or machine learning without a cloud connection. With multimedia interfaces for cameras, loudspeakers and microphone, as well as various industrial network interfaces and expansion slots, the phyPANEL-Merga is prepared for applications that can only be developed with classic web panels with the help of additional effort and hardware. Innovative operating concepts such as a combination of gesture, voice and touch control, or face recognition for security checks are just two examples of the countless possibilities that the phyPANEL ‑ Merga offers.

Flexible assembly options and additional packages enable optimal adaptation to the requirements regarding the area of ​​application and cost structure. A sophisticated palette Services allows series production to take place quickly and easily and ensures an easy, quick and successful market launch. To the Services includes, for example, partial or complete development, production and assembly, branding and labeling, packaging and logistics.

Your benefits

  • Price / performance optimization through flexible assembly options
  • Comprehensive advance service package for the quick and affordable implementation of your innovative ideas
  • Easy market launch and success with applications for operating machines, customer terminals, artificial intelligence, voice control, etc.
  • Individual, cost-effective expansion for your interface requirements using expansion plugs
  • Easy integration of your systems in cloud solutions
  • Security for your customers through secure boot, secure root file system and certificate management
  • Current Linux / Yocto versions including long-term maintenance right from the start
  • Update service for your customers through device management solutions from PHYTEC
  • Future-proof through long-term care and expansion
Module phyCORE-i.MX 8M Plus
Processor i.MX 8M Plus
Architecture ARM Cortex-A53 / Cortex-M7
Frequency 4x 1.6 GHz + 800 MHz
Security TPM Chip, Secure boot, TrustZone, SNVS, SRTC, SJC
eMMC 8 GB (up to 64 GB)
LPDDR4 RAM 2 GB (up to 8 GB)
SPI NOR 64 MB (up to 256 MB)
Ethernet 1x 10/100/1000BASE-T (with TSN support)
Wireless IEEE 802.11 ac/a/b/g/n 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Bluetooth BLE 5.0 complaint with BLE 2.1 + EDR
USB 1x USB-C 3.0, 1x USB 2.0 host
Serial 3x UART on Expansion Connector
CAN 2x CAN FD on Expansion Connector
PCle 1x miniPCIe
MMC/SD/SDIO microSD Card Slot
Expansion Connector LVDS, 2x I²C, SPI, SDIO (4-bit), 3x UART, 2x CAN FD, 2x USB 2.0 host, Line in/out, 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet, Control, GPIO
Display HDMI2.0a, 2x LVDS (Internal)
Camera 1x MIPI CSI-2 (phyCAM-M)
Audio 1x mono Class-D 1W 8Ω Speaker, 1x mono Microphone
User Control Elements 1x Reset Button, 4x LED (3x user-programmable)
RTC GoldCap for real-time clock, optional lithium cell for 10+ years of buffering
Housing adaptable e.g. for 10.1" TFT Display
Power supply 24 V +/- 20 %
Dimensions e.g. 270 mm x 180 mm x 46 mm
Temperature range 0 °C to +55 °C
Operating system Linux (Yocto based)



Item No. PBA-C-22

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