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Smallest RK3399 hacker board yet ships at $129 with 4GB DDR4

LinuxGizmos - 1 hour 53 min ago
FriendlyElec has launched a 100 x 64mm, $129 “NanoPC-T4” SBC that runs Android or Linux on a Rockchip RK3399 with 4G DDR4, native GbE, WiFi-ac, DP, HDMI 2.0, 0 to 80℃ support, and M.2 and 40-pin expansion. FriendlyElec has released its most powerful and priciest hacker board to date, which it promotes as being the […]
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Aaeon reveals two rugged, Linux-ready embedded PCs

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-05-22 17:45
Aaeon unveiled two Linux-friendly embedded systems: an “AIOT-IP6801” gateway equipped with an Apollo Lake-based UP Squared SBC with WiFi and LoRa, and a “Boxer-8120AI” mini-PC with an Nvidia Jetson TX2 module and 4x GbE ports. Aaeon announced that three of its Linux-ready embedded systems have won Computex d&j awards, including two previously unannounced models: an […]
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New Arduino boards include first FPGA model

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-05-21 21:05
Arduino launched a “MKR Vidor 4000” board with a SAMA21 MCU and Cyclone 10 FPGA, as well as an “Uno WiFi Rev 2” with an ATmega4809 MCU. Both boards have a crypto chip and ESP32-based WiFi module. In conjunction with this weekend’s Maker Faire Bay Area, Arduino launched two Arduino boards that are due to […]
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Raspberry Pi gets in touch with touch panels

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-05-18 19:09
The Raspberry Pi 3 and RPi 3 Compute Module are quickly expanding into the industrial touch-panel market. Here’s a guide to six RPi-based contenders. In the smart home, voice agents are increasingly replacing the smartphone touchscreen interface as the primary human-machine interface (HMI). Yet, in noisier industrial and retail IoT environments, touchscreens are usually the […]
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Gesture controlled dashcam and telematics computer has dual HD cameras

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-05-17 23:19
Klashwerks has launched a $299, gesture controlled “Raven” dashcam, security system, navigation tool, and OBD-II telematics reporting device, which runs Android on a Snapdragon 650 and offers front- and cabin-facing HD cameras. Klashwerks’ Android-based Raven dashcam and automotive computer was a hit on Indiegogo and won a CES Innovation Award. Now it’s available publicly for […]
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Logic Supply embedded PCs now available with pre-loaded AWS Greengrass

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-05-17 18:04
Logic Supply is now offering pre-loaded AWS Greengrass software for autonomous edge processing linked to the AWS IoT platform on two of its Linux-based systems: its recent Apollo Lake based CL200 mini-PC and its Kaby Lake enabled MC850 embedded PC. Logic Supply announced it has joined Amazon Web Services’ AWS Partner Network (APN), and is […]
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New Cherry Trail Pico-ITX SBC also available in 7- and 10-inch touch-panels

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-05-16 22:42
Estone Technology (AKA Habey) has launched a Linux-friendly “EMB-2610” Pico-ITX SBC built on an Atom x5-Z8350 with WiFi, BT, and optional PoE, and also introduced 7- and 10-inch touch-panel PCs built on it. Over the last decade, Toledo, Ohio based Estone Technology has sold products under either the Estone or Habey label. It’s now integrating […]
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Tiny, Linux-driven i.MX7 module starts at $34 in volume

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-05-16 17:16
E-Con’s 55 x 30mm “eSOMiMX7” COM can simultaneously run Linux and FreeRTOS on the Cortex-A7 and MCU-driven i.MX7 SoC. It offers up to 2GB RAM and 64GB eMMC, with options including WiFi/BT, up to 2x GbE, extended temp support, and an “Acacia” carrier. E-Con Systems’ eSOMiMX7 computer-on-module is the first NXP i.MX7 based model in […]
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UP Core SBC begins shipments

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-05-15 16:47
Aaeon has begun shipping its community-backed “UP Core” SBC starting at $99, featuring a quad-core Atom x5-Z8350, up to 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC, plus WiFi, BT, HDMI, USB 3.0, and RPi HAT compatibility. Aaeon has achieved volume production for its UP Core SBC, a smaller (66 x 56.5mm) version of the UP board. The […]
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Advantech continues its Arm push with QuadMax based Qseven module

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-05-14 22:42
Advantech’s “ROM-7720” Qseven module runs Linux or Android on a hexa-core i.MX8 QuadMax with 4K, USB 3.0, PCIe, and SATA. The company is also partnering with Timesys on security services for its Arm-based boards and is co-hosting a Timesys webinar on the topic. We missed Advantech’s announcement about the NXP i.MX8 QuadMax based ROM-7720 module […]
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FPGA-driven Raspberry Pi add-on enables overlays on encrypted video

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-05-14 18:46
Alphamax is crowdfunding an open source “NeTV2” video development add-on board for the Raspberry Pi with an Artix-7 FPGA, 4x PCIe lanes, 2x HDMI inputs, 2x HDMI outputs, and Python programming for overlaying content on encrypted video signals. Back in 2016, hardware hacker Bunnie Huang joined with the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to sue the […]
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15-inch touch-panel PC runs on Skylake or Bay Trail

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-05-14 15:38
EVOC’s “PPC-1561” is a 15.6-inch, HD-ready, capacitive touch-panel computer with a 7th Gen “Skylake-U” or Bay Trail Celeron CPU, IP65 protection, SATA, mini-PCIe, and up to 4x GbE, 6x COM, and 6x USB ports. The fanless PPC-1561 from Chinese embedded vendor EVOC is a 15.6-inch capacitive touch-panel PC with a choice of Intel CPU platforms. […]
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Linux-based networking SBC features five GbE ports and optional SFP

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-05-11 17:46
Gateworks has launched a rugged, headless “Newport GW6400” SBC that runs Linux on a dual- or quad-core Cavium OcteonTX with 3x mini-PCIe, 2x USB 3.0, 5x GbE ports (2x with PoE) and optional SFP. Last November, Gateworks announced a new product family of rugged Newport SBCs that run OpenWrt or Ubuntu on Cavium’s dual or […]
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i.MX8 QuadMax module available in early access program

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-05-10 17:10
Toradex has opened an early access program for sampling its Linux powered, wireless enabled Apalis iMX8 module, which offers NXP’s i.MX8 QuadMax SoC with 2x Cortex-A72, 4x -A53, 2x -M4F, and 2x GPU cores, supported with up to 4GB LPDDR4. Toradex may have jumped the gun a bit when it announced the world’s first embedded […]
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Four Android Things production boards span Cortex-A7, -A35, and -A53

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-05-09 23:11
Google unveiled four ARM-based production boards for Android Things 1.0: Innocomm’s i.MX8M based WB10-AT, Intrinsyc’s Open-Q 212A and Open-Q 624A, based on the Snapdragon 212 and 634, respectively, and the MediaTek MT8516. Earlier this week, Google released Android Things 1.0 and announced several consumer products that will ship in the coming months based on the […]
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Android Things exits beta with OTA goodies and licensing restrictions

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-05-09 19:00
Google released Android Things 1.0 with new ARM-based production platforms and a surprise gift: three free years of OTA support. But commercial production over 100 units requires a licensing deal. A year and a half after Google announced that its stripped down, IoT-oriented Brillo version of Android was being recast as Android Things, the platform […]
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Fieldbus ready edge controller runs hardened Linux on Xeon-E3

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-05-08 23:33
B&R’s “Edge Controller” is built on its “Automation PC 910” embedded computer with modular PCIe expansion. It features a hardened Linux stack on a Xeon E3 with a hypervisor for enabling an RTOS to run fieldbus controller applications. Austrian embedded firm B&R has unveiled a version of its Automation PC 910 embedded computer called the […]
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Free BeagleBone webinar series starts May 10

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-05-08 21:56
Beagleboard.org has announced a free BeagleBone webinar series from May 10 through July 26, with different episodes targeting Linux users, embedded developers, web developers, robotics hackers, and educators. Beagleboard.org co-founder Jason Kridner will teach a six-part webinar series on the BeagleBone hosted by Beagleboard.org and distributor Element14, starting on May 10. The free series aims […]
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In-vehicle computers run Linux on Apollo Lake

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-05-07 18:06
Lanner’s Linux-friendly V3 Series of Apollo Lake based in-vehicle computers includes V3G and V3S models with -40 to 70°C and MIL-STD-810G ruggedization. The V3S adds a third mini-PCIe slot and 4x PoE-ready GbE ports for IP cameras. Lanner has launched the first two models in a rugged new V3 Series of “vehicle gateway controllers.” The […]
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Open source Turris MOX router offers modular expansion

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-05-07 15:47
CZ.NIC is crowdfunding an open source “Turris MOX” router that runs a security-enhanced, OpenWrt based stack on a Marvell Armada 3720, and offers modular expansion to add WiFi-AC, mini-PCIe, 4x or 8x GbE, or optical SFP+. CZ.NIC, a Czech non-profit that maintains the CZ Internet domain, launched the open source Turris router in 2014 and […]
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