Press Release:
Qt 5.2 on Windows CE 7 running on Toradex Colibri & Apalis Modules

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Nürnberg, Germany – February 26, 2014 Toradex is pleased to announce its partnership with international Qt software services provider, KDAB. Toradex has teamed up with the Qt experts, KDAB, to make Qt 5.2 available on Windows CE 7 running on Toradex's Colibri and Apalis ARM computer modules. This brings the power of the leading cross-platform UI and software application development framework to Toradex’s embedded ARM computer modules. On the Colibri and Apalis platforms, Toradex recommends KDAB for Qt services on Window Embedded Compact. In addition, KDAB, who are also exhibiting at Embedded World, will be showing a demo of Qt running on a Toradex Colibri system at their booth (Located Hall 5, Stand 446).

Toradex Chairman Ronald Vuillemin, while addressing the media, said, “The versatile high-performance architecture of Toradex ARM computer modules has now been further expanded by the deployment of the robust Qt Framework on Window Embedded Compact. We are extremely delighted that our users can now take advantage of the extensive GUI and cross-platform capabilities available with Qt 5.2.”. Matthias Kalle Dalheimer, President and CEO of KDAB adds, "KDAB's experience with getting Qt running efficiently on a wide variety of hardware has contributed to this successful deployment on Toradex's computing platforms. We are very happy to have contributed to the capabilities of these powerful and versatile hardware platforms."

About Toradex Computer on Modules

The pin-compatible Colibri and Apalis ARM embedded computer on module product families are based on NVIDIA® Tegra 2 & 3, Freescale® (VybridVF50, VF61) and iMX6, as well as Intel/Marvell® XScale™ (PXA270, PXA300, PXA310, PXA320). Colibri and Apalis modules deliver cost-performance optimized designs. These small form factor modules are highly miniaturized and encapsulate complex computer system on module hardware and software technology for fast and easy embedded product development. The modules comprise a pre-installed Windows Embedded Compact image, along with the respective runtime license. Linux BSPs are also available.

About Toradex

Toradex specializes in embedded computing technology, offering a broad range of highly miniaturized yet powerful pin-compatible embedded computer modules based on ARM processors complemented by extensive support directly from the engineers. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Horw, Switzerland, the company’s network stretches across the globe with additional offices in the USA, Vietnam, China, India, Japan and Brazil. For more information, visit

About KDAB

KDAB is the world’s largest independent source of Qt knowledge and provides services, training, and products for Qt development. With its global team of top-notch experts in Qt development, KDAB’s engineers routinely solve even the hardest of problems. KDAB’s trainers are all active developers, ensuring that the knowledge delivered in class always reflects current, real-world usage. KDAB’s products help increase the productivity of Qt development by providing add-on components, complex widgets and tools built to enhance Qt and the development process. As KDAB engineers can be found all over the world there is always someone close by, that can help. For more information, visit

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