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HD-resolution GMSL camera kit available in USB and Jetson TX2 models

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-07-27 23:28
E-con has released a four-board, 3.4MP “NileCAM30” camera system claimed to be the world’s fastest GMSL camera. Its available in either a USB 3.1 interface or a MIPI-CSI connection for linking to a Jetson TX2 module. E-con Systems has launched a four-board, fixed-focus 3.4-megapixel camera system with up to HD video resolution at 60fps and […]
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Stackable Raspberry Pi add-on targets industrial I/O

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-07-27 17:31
Sequent is Kickstartering an industrial “MegaIO-IND” version of its Mega-IO home automation add-on for the Raspberry Pi with 4x 4-20mA inputs, 4x digital inputs, and 4x 10A/250V relays, all with optical isolation, plus analog I/O and more. Sequent Microsystems has launched a follow-up to two previous Raspberry Pi add-on boards that found success on Kickstarter: […]
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DARPA launches POSH project for open source hardware IP blocks

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-07-27 00:22
DARPA announced the first grants for its $1.5 billion Electronic Resurgence Initiative for accelerating chip development. More than $35 million went to a “Posh Open Source Hardware” project for developing and verifying hardware IP. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced the first grants for its Electronic Resurgence Initiative (ERI). The initial round, […]
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Linux-friendly Apollo Lake panel PC is ready to shake, rattle, and roll

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-07-26 23:04
Adlink’s has launched a rugged, customizable Apollo Lake panel PC series called “SP-AL” with IP65-protected 7- to 25-inch capacitive or resistive screens, expansion via mini-PCIe and Adlink FM modules, and extended temperature, shock, and vibration resistance. Adlink’s SP-AL series of all-in-one open frame panel computers ranges from 7-inch, 1024 x 600 to 21.5-inch, 1920 x […]
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Google tips AI co-processor and IoT framework for Linux and Android Things gateways

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-07-25 21:21
Google unveiled a stripped-down “Edge TPU” version of its Tensor Processing Unit AI chip plus a Cloud IoT Edge stack for Arm-based IoT gateways that run Linux or Android Things. An NXP-based dev kit is due in October. Google announced a lightweight, embedded version of its enterprise focused Cloud Tensor Processing Unit (Cloud TPU) AI […]
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Aerocore 2 drone board runs on Jetson TX2

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-07-25 18:24
Gumstix announced a version of its Aerocore 2 drone control board that runs Linux on Nvidia’s Jetson TX2. The Geppetto customizable board provides a Cortex-M4 running PX4, and offers USB 3.0, micro-HDMI, and support for LTE, GPS, and 4x HD cameras. The Aerocore 2 drone control board arrived in 2014 and was followed in 2016 […]
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Skylake in-vehicle PC features 4x GbE ports with PoE

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-07-24 19:21
Acrosser announced a rugged, Linux-ready “AIV-Q170V1FL” in-vehicle PC with a 6th Gen Core CPU, CAN support, 4x GbE with PoE, 2x swappable SATA III bays, 8x USB 3.0, and 3x mini-PCIe slots. The AIV-Q170V1FL, which follows earlier AIV-branded in-vehicle computers like the Intel 5th Gen Core based AIV-APL1V1FL and Apollo Lake driven AIV-APL1V1FL, is Acrosser’s […]
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MXM3-enabled RK3399 board blurs lines between SBC and COM

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-07-24 18:12
The “Khadas Edge” SBC runs Linux or Android on a Rockchip RK3399 and offers WiFi/BT, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0 and 2.0, and dual USB Type-C ports, as well as an MXM3 connector to plug into an upcoming “Khadas Captain” carrier. Shenzhen Wesion’s Khadas project has posted specs for a “Khadas Edge” board that combines attributes […]
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Rugged new Jetson TX2i module gains carrier support

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-07-23 23:39
Aetina has launched Nvidia’s Linux-driven Jetson TX2i module — a rugged, version of Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 with -40 to 85°C and 10-year support that’s also available from CTI. Both vendors support the TX2i with existing TX2 carrier boards. Aetina has begun shipping its NSO-MD-TX2 module, a branded version of Nvidia’s new industrial Jetson TX2i spin […]
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Pico-ITX and 3.5-inch SBCs run Linux or Android on i.MX6

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-07-23 19:13
Ibase unveiled Pico-ITX (IBR115) and 3.5-inch (IBR117) SBCs that run Linux or Android on dual-core, Cortex-A9 i.MX6 SoCs with 4GB eMMC, GbE, HDMI, LVDS, USB, M.2, and optional -40 to 85°C support. In the past, Ibase has limited its SBC offerings to Intel-based 3.5-inch form factor boards such as the recent, Apollo Lake driven IB818. […]
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Industrial Apollo Lake based eNUC SBC offers dual M.2 slots

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-07-23 16:41
Seco opened pre-orders on its Linux-friendly SBC-B68-eNUC board with an Apollo Lake SoC, dual M.2 and GbE, triple or 4K displays, 4x USB ports, SATA, and optional -40 to 85°C support. Seco’s Intel Apollo Lake based SBC-B68-eNUC adopts the same 4×4-inch (101.6 x 101.6mm) Embedded NUC (eNUC) form factor used in its Snapdragon 410E based […]
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Streamlining build environment management with Linux containers

LinuxGizmos - Sat, 2018-07-21 01:06
At the Open Source Summit, Daynix Computing’s Yan Vugenfirer demonstrated his company’s open source “Rebuild” framework, which uses Docker containers to help streamline the management of build environments. Linux container technology has been proposed by companies like Resin.io as a simpler and more secure way to deploy embedded devices. And, Daynix Computing has developed an […]
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As EU tightens screws on Android, Google focuses on a Fuchsia future

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-07-19 19:38
Google plans to replace Android with Fuchsia beginning with a smart speaker in 2021, says Bloomberg. Fuchsia could help Google sidestep Android-related legal threats from Oracle and the EU, which just slapped Google with a $5.1 billion fine. A Bloomberg report based on information from undisclosed sources within Google claims the company is planning to […]
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SDR meets AI in a mash-up of Jetson TX2, Artix-7, and 2×2 MIMO

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-07-18 19:02
Deepwave Digital has launched an Ubuntu-driven, $5K “AIR-T” Mini-ITX board for AI-infused SDR, equipped with an Nvidia Jetson TX2, a Xilinx Artix-7 FPGA, and an AD9371 2×2 MIMO transceiver. A Philadelphia based startup called Deepwave Digital has gone to Crowd Supply to launch its “Artificial Intelligence Radio – Transceiver” (AIR-T) SBC. The AIR-T is a […]
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IIoT platform extends from the cloud to the depths of a mine

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-07-17 23:25
Advantech announced an IoT platform initially targeting mine safety that combines BTI’s “MIOTY” LPWAN sensor solution running on an Ubuntu-powered Advantech ARK-2250L gateway connected to a Hitachi IoT Service Hub running on Microsoft Azure. Because Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) projects tend to be complex, multi-product endeavors, Advantech has lately been entering into IoT collaborations, […]
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Open-spec NAS SBC with 4x SATA 3.0 ports relaunches

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-07-17 17:32
Kobol has relaunched its open-spec “Helios4” NAS SBC and fanned system. The Helios4 runs Debian on a Marvell Armada 388 SoC with 2GB ECC RAM and offers 1x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, and 4x SATA 3.0 ports for up to 48TB. In May 2017, Singapore-based startup Kobol attempted to launch its open-spec Helios4 SBC and […]
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Compact, rugged box computer runs Ubuntu on Jetson TX2

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-07-16 22:19
Axiomtek’s “eBOX560-900-FL” fanless AI computer runs Ubuntu 16.04 on Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 module, and adds 2x GbE ports and single USB, HDMI 2.0, mini-PCIe, and M.2 with optional NVM. The fanless system offers IP40 protection, vibration resistance, and -10 to 50°C support. There have been a lot of carrier boards designed for Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 […]
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RK3399 based Renegade Elite debuts on Indiegogo for under $100

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-07-13 18:12
Libre Computer has launched its promised “Renegade Elite” SBC on Indiegogo for $99. The RK3399-based board features GbE with PoE, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB Type-C with DP, and PCIe. In partnership with Firefly, Libre Computer has launched its previously announced Renegade Elite (ROC-RK3399) SBC on Indiegogo. There’s only one funding package with 4GB LPDDR4 and […]
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96-core NanoPi Fire3 cluster computer blows past RPi rigs in benchmarks

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-07-12 21:45
Cluster computer projects are increasingly looking beyond the Raspberry Pi to build devices with faster cluster-friendly SBCs. Here’s a 96-core monster that taps the octa-core NanoPi Fire3. Cluster computers constructed of Raspberry Pi SBCs have been around for years, ranging from supercomputer-like behemoths to simple hobbyist rigs. More recently, we’ve seen cluster designs that use […]
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Tiny carrier unleashes Nvidia Xavier power for robotics and AI

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-07-12 19:42
Nvidia unveiled a Jetson Xavier Developer Kit for its octa-core, AI/robotics focused Xavier module. The carrier includes eSATA, PCIe x16, GbE, 2x USB 3.1 Type-C with DP support, and 2x M.2 slots with NVMe support. As promised in early June when Nvidia announced its robotics and drone-oriented Isaac SDK for its Linux-driven Jetson Xavier computer-on-module, […]
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