Release Notes

What's new in Hexagon SDK v3.2?

Hexagon SDK 3.2 is primarily meant for SDM660 support.

  • Support for SDM660
  • Updated camera streaming example
  • Updated benchmark example to support v60
  • Updated makefiles to support flags to off-load to different DSPs
  • Updated sysmon
    • Support for SDM660

What's new in Hexagon SDK v3.1?

Hexagon SDK 3.1 is mainly meant to support C++ 11/14. Hexagon toolset, qurt and other libraries have been updated to support this feature. An example to showcase this feature has also been added.

New features:

  • Support for SDM835 (MSM8998)
  • Updated Hexagon toolset (version 8.0.08), which supports C++ 11/14
  • Updated qurt libs
  • Support to 8.0 variants
  • Support to LE targets (Note: LE toolset is not released as part of this SDK. You will need to install it separately)
  • Added an example for computation domains support
  • CV
    • Added new Computer Vision HVX example ‘benchmark’ for MSM8998
      • Added new Computer Vision HVX examples 'dilate5x5_v60', 'gemm' for MSM8996 and MSM8998
  • Added rpcperf epplication to measure the overhead associated with FastRPC with various buffer sizes
  • Bug fixes mini-dm (Windows)
  • Multiple device support in mini-dm (Linux)
  • Document updates and fixes
  • Hexagon IDE bug fixes

Features not supported:

  • Remote debugger support is not available for 8996/8998 in this version of SDK

Installer updates:

  • Minimal NDK support. This SDK can be used if you are using the standard build system options provided in the SDK and variants. If you need anything more, you might have to install full NDK from Google
  • Installer_Dependencies.py script helps in installing SDK dependencies in case the installer fails to download

What's new in Hexagon SDK v3.0?

  • Support for Qualcomm® Snadragon™ 820 (8096) (Note: For previous generation chipsets, please use SDK 2.x)
  • Support of 7.2 and 7.4 Hexagon toolsets
  • Support for v62 and v64 Hexagon architectures
  • Audio/Voice
    • CAPI V2 Voice wakeup example, CAPI V2 Speaker Protection example, Dummy ECSN example, Voice IMC example
    • Updates to Audio/Voice unit test frameworks
  • Added Machine learning examples (k-means, linear regression)
  • Added new Computer Vision examples for integral image and histogram computation
  • Updates to camera streaming examples. Added simulation example for HVX_add_constant
  • First release of Hexagon Profiler (sysmon) in SDK
  • First release of unit test profiling library
  • Features not supported
    • Remote debugger support is not available for 8996/8998 in this version of SDK
    • Audio/Voice integration support on simulator is no longer supported
  • Installer updates
    • Selectable SDK components Installation
    • Reduced installation time
    • Error logging

What's new in Hexagon SDK v2.0?

  • Support for the Snapdragon 810 (8094)
  • Computational offload to a 2nd DSP (Use the modem DSP for non-modem functions)
  • Audio calibration (Set/Get parameters) from Android Java application
  • Audio CAPI_V2 support
  • APPI to CAPI_V2 migration guide
  • Framework to support heterogeneous computing for image processing
  • Lots more free memory to load bigger dynamic modules
  • Support for the LLVM compiler
  • Android Position Independent Executable (PIE) support
  • 64 bit native Android application support
  • Get your serial number from the Android UI
  • Discover com ports connected to Qualcomm HS-HSB devices
  • Auto-discover ION heap, used by calculator examples
  • Extract pcm samples from a mini-dm log
  • Support for run-time message logging (Runtime FARF)
  • Simulated test framework for Snapdragon 810 (8094)
  • Memory architecture documentation
  • QuRT example projects
  • Support for running QuRT in simulation for unit testing
  • Added Voice workflow recommendation for static integration and dynamic loading

Hexagon SDK v2.0 Add-On for HVX

  • LLVM Ver. 7.2.X Hexagon Tools
  • Hexagon Series 600 DSP processor Simulation Environment
  • Camera Streaming, videpost processing
  • DSP FastCV libraries upgraded tsupport HVX Functionality
  • Debugger verification script
  • RTOS update tsupport V60 architecture