Coffee Lake COM Express modules support new quad-core, 3GHz i3-8100H

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-10-02 21:47
Adlink and Congatec have updated their Coffee Lake based Express-CF and Conga-TS370 COM Express modules, respectively, with Intel’s new Core i3-8100H, an affordable quad-core, 3GHz CPU with a 45W TDP. Adlink and Congatec have announced they are supporting their Linux-ready 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” COM Express Basic Type 6 modules with a new Core i3-8100H […]
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Intel Coffee Lake appears on 3.5-inch SBC

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-10-01 17:51
Avalue announced a Linux-friendly 3.5-inch “ECM-CFS” SBC with a choice of Intel’s 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” S-series processors plus triple display support, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.1, 2x SATA, and mSATA. Avalue’s ECM-CFS is the first 3.5-inch board we’ve seen to feature Intel’s 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” processors, although Seco offers a 3.5-inch CCOMe-C30 carrier […]
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EPIC SBC taps dual-core G-Series LX with 4.5W to 15W TDPs

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-09-28 19:03
IEI’s EPIC form factor “Nano-GLX” SBC runs on an AMD G-Series LX SoC and offers dual GbE ports, four USB ports, SATA and mini-PCIe expansion, and dual display support. AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 is all the rage in embedded right now, but for lower-power IoT operations, the more affordable AMD G-Series SoC is probably the […]
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IEI spins a Coffee Lake based Mini-ITX board and AI-infused box PC

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-09-27 20:44
IEI announced a “KINO-DH310” Mini-ITX board and a rugged “FLEX-BX200-Q370” box PC, both with 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” CPUs. The box PC ships with optional PCIe cards for AI acceleration. We’ve already seen a lot of COM Express modules based on Intel’s 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” CPUs, and now we’re starting to see boards and […]
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BeagleBone-like SiP package adds eMMC and an oscillator

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-09-27 16:37
Octavo unveiled a 27 x 27mm OSD335x C-SiP package that builds on its previous Sitara AM335x based SiP by adding up to 16GB eMMC and an oscillator along with 1GB DDR3, PMIC, LDO, and EEPROM. Octavo Systems unveiled the OSD335x C-SiP, which is its most highly integrated System-In-Package (SiP) module yet. Like its earlier models, […]
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How Azure Sphere ensures IoT security within a 4MB Linux stack

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-09-26 20:31
At the Linux Security Summit, Microsoft’s Ryan Fairfax revealed the inner workings of Azure Sphere OS and its security model, including modifications to the Linux kernel that let it run in 4MB. It’s still a bit unsettling to see a Microsoft speaker at a Linux Foundation conference. Yet, at the recent Linux Security Summit, Ryan […]
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Arm-based robotics module and gripper bot run RT Linux and ROS 2.0

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-09-26 18:57
Acutronic Robotics has launched an Arm-based “H-ROS” module that runs real-time Linux and ROS 2.0 and is designed for modular development of robotic components. It also demo’d a “MARA” robotic arm based on H-ROS. Two years ago, Zurich, Switzerland based Acutronic Robotics acquired Erle Robotics, the Basque, Spain based manufacturers of open source, Linux-driven robots […]
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Compact Ryzen V1000 module offers optional soldered DDR4

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-09-25 18:49
Kontron’s Linux-friendly “COMe-cVR6” COM Express Type 6 module loads a Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC with up to 24GB DDR4, including 8GB soldered. You also get quad-display support and optional -40 to 85°C and security features. Kontron has launched its first AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 product with a COM Express Type 6 module that runs Linux […]
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Zephyr and Fuchsia take different paths to security

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-09-25 16:56
At the recent Linux Security Summit, NSA computer researchers describe their contributions to security code in Zephyr and Fuchsia OSes. Each security stack differs considerably from each other and from Linux. If you’re the type of person who uses the word “vuln” as a shorthand for code vulnerabilities, you should check out the presentation from […]
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Zynq UltraScale+ module runs Linux at industrial temperatures

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-09-24 17:11
iWave’s “iW-RainboW-G30M” compute module runs Linux on a quad -A53 Zynq UltraScale+ SoC with 192K to 504K FPGA logic cells. The module ships with 6GB DDR4 and 8GB eMMC and supports -40 to 85°C temperatures. iWave has posted details on a computer-on-module built around Xilinx’s 64-bit, hybrid Arm/FPGA based Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC. Unlike the SODIMM-style […]
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Rugged, Linux-ready transportation PC has four SIM slots

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-09-21 17:46
Nexcom’s Apollo Lake based “VTC 6220-BK” in-vehicle PC features triple displays, 2x SATA bays, 3x GbE with optional PoE, Ublox GPS, and 4x mini-PCIe or M.2 slots paired with SIM slots. Intel-based in-vehicle computers have been around for a while — here’s a Linux-friendly Kontron model from 2004 -– but over the last year or […]
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Slim signage player features Radeon E8860 GPU and six HDMI ports

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-09-20 22:51
Ibase’s high-end “SI-626” signage player runs Windows or Linux on 7th or 6th Gen Intel Core CPUs with Radeon E8860 graphics, and offers 6x HDMI 1.4b ports, EDID remote management, and a 30mm profile. Ibase’s new SI-626 digital signage and video wall player combines high-end functionality with a slim 30mm height — 1.5mm thinner than […]
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Linux-ready Apollo Lake mini-PC offers optional Movidius AI

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-09-19 23:22
Aaeon’s rugged “Boxer-6405” mini-PC features an Apollo Lake SoC plus 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, 3x or 4x serial, and an HDMI port. Options including SATA, wireless, and an UP AI Core card with Movidius technology. Aaeon announced a Boxer-6405 mini-PC that will be unveiled at the 20th China International Industry Fair, held Sep. 19-23 […]
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Variscite’s latest DART module taps headless i.MX6 ULZ

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-09-19 18:14
Variscite is prepping a headless version of its Linux-friendly DART-6UL module with NXP’s new i.MX6 ULZ SoC, a cheaper version of the i.MX6 UL without display or Ethernet features. Variscite is spinning out yet another pin-compatible version of its 50 x 25mm DART-6UL computer-on-module, this time loaded with NXP’s headless new i.MX6 ULZ variant of […]
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Raspberry Pi I/O add-on targets aquaponics and hydroponics

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-09-18 23:02
Upsilon is Kickstartering a “BioControle” I/O add-on board for the RPi 3 designed for aquaponics and hydroponics. The $89, open-spec add-on offers power-protected 12-bit ADC and DAC, 4x relays, servo outputs, and sensor and logical I/O. We knew it was only a matter of time before we covered a board from Luxembourg, and that time […]
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First Azure Sphere dev board launches

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-09-17 22:22
Seeed’s “Azure Sphere MT3620 Development Kit” features MediaTek’s MT3620, a Cortex-A7/Cortex-M4F hybrid that runs Linux and integrates Microsoft’s Azure Sphere security tech. A Grove Shield and Starter Kit are also available. If you missed Microsoft’s Azure Sphere announcement in April, you might be somewhat flummoxed by Seeed’s new Azure Sphere MT3620 Development Kit, which runs […]
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Compute module to debut faster i.MX8M Mini SoC

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-09-17 20:00
Variscite unveiled a “DART-MX8M-Mini” module that runs on NXP’s new i.MX8M Mini SoC, a 14nm variant of the i.MX8M with one to four 2GHz Cortex-A53 cores and a 400MHz Cortex-M4, plus scaled down 1080p video via MIPI-DSI. Variscite announced that it has been selected as NXP’s alpha partner for its upcoming i.MX8M Mini SoC and […]
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Nano-ITX dev kit shows off Samsung Exynos 8895

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-09-14 23:39
Howchip has launched a sandwich-style, Nano-ITX form factor “ExSOM-8895 DVK” that runs Android 7.0 and Linux 4.4.13 on Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 8895 SoC with 4GB DDR4, dual UFS 2.1 storage interfaces, and MIPI-DSI and -CSI. A Chinese firm called Howchip, owned by Unibest, has launched an Android Nougat Development Platform. The ExSOM-8895 DVK showcases Samsung’s […]
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Touch-enabled version of Raspberry Pi based Kano kit arrives

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-09-14 20:28
Kano has launched a $280 “Computer Kit Touch” version of its Raspberry Pi based computing education kit with an RPi 3B, a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen, plus a keyboard, speaker, mic, and 3000mAh battery. Kano’s Raspberry Pi Model B based Kano kit computing education platform and Raspberry Pi 3 Model B based Kano Computer Kit were […]
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Refund offered for Raspberry Pi PoE HAT due to power issues

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-09-14 00:41
With several users reporting problems with the recently released Raspberry Pi Power-over-Ethernet HAT, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is offering to refund customers that have purchased the faulty board. In the days since its release in late August, users had been reporting limitations in the power supplied by the Raspberry Pi PoE HAT. The HAT is […]
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