Depending on the configuration and following revisions, the features of the board are subject to change. For detailed information on hardware specifications, please visit

SOM-SMARC-APL is a SMARC Rel. 2.0 compliant module with the Intel® Atom® X Series, Intel® Celeron® J / N Series and Intel® Pentium® N Series (formerly Apollo Lake) Processors. This high performance, low power and feature-rich solution is able to run up to 3 independent displays, and it features Dual Channel Soldered Down LPDDR4-2400 memory (up to 8GB), 2 x Gigabit Ethernet interfaces and 2 x MIPI CSI interfaces.

For ordering purposes, the SOM-SMARC-APL is referred to by its base code, “B69”.



Powering Up the Module

With CSM-B79

For further details about hardware configuration, please visit

What is Loaded on a Standard Module?

Off-the-shelf products are shipped with a standard in-house-developed software.
The definition of standard, in this case, is “the environment which SECO adopts for validation”.
Anyway, custom in-house-developed software with different defaults can be built in accordance with customers' requirements submitting a new ticket.

The BIOS version updated in your module is shown in Aptio Setup Utility menu under:

  • Main page

  • Advanced > SMBIOS Information page

BIOS binaries are available in the Downloads section.

Updating the BIOS

Further Reading

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Here you can find the latest releases:

Edgehog OS

This board is fully supported by Edgehog OS, the operating system for the All-In-One IIot CLEA platform developed by SECO and based on Yocto. Edgehog OS is intended to provide the highest standards in terms of security and stability through features such as OTA (Over the Air) updates, dual partitions and fallback procedures. Edgehog OS integrates a Device Manager to communicate with the Cloud and allows a family of products to be managed as a fleet.

Source code:

The source code for Edgehog OS can be found at the following Gitlab organization. To build a complete Yocto image from source, you can follow the readme of the repo manifest.


The Yocto image binaries associated with the various Edgehog OS releases can be found at the following Release page.