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Rugged 3.5-inch SBC gives you choice of Kaby or Skylake U-series

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-04-05 23:47
IEI’s 3.5-inch “Wafer-ULT3/ULT4” SBC runs on Intel 6th or 7th Gen Core U-series CPUs, and offers triple display support, SATA III, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, 2x mini-PCIe, and -20 to 60°C support. IEI has launched a 3.5-inch SBC called the Wafer-ULT3/ULT4 that features Intel’s dual-core U-series processors including Skylake Core or Celeron (ULT3) or […]
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Intel sheds Wind River

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-04-04 18:36
Investment firm TPG has acquired Intel’s Wind River software subsidiary, which develops the Wind River Linux and VxWorks embedded development platforms. Nine years after Intel announced it was acquiring Wind River Systems for $884 million, the chipmaker quietly sold its software subsidiary to investment firm TPG for an undisclosed sum. Although in recent years, Intel […]
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BeagleBone-like SBC showcases AM335x SiP package

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-04-04 16:16
Octavo’s open source, $199 “OSD3358-SM-RED” SBC is a BeagleBone-like development board with GbE and 4x USB ports for prototyping its Debian/AM335x based OSD335x-SM SIP modules. Octavo Systems has developed its first self-branded SBC based on one of its SiP (system-in-package) modules. The open-spec OSD3358-SM-RED SBC uses the same OSD335x-SM SiP module found on BeagleBoard.org’s COM-like, […]
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Intel Coffee Lake H-series debuts in Congatec and Seco modules

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-04-03 22:40
Intel announced 18 new 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” chips, including up to hexa-core Core H-series and Xeon M-series CPUs, which are appearing in Linux-ready COM Express Type 6 modules from Seco and Congatec. Intel rolled out new H-, M-, U- and T-series Intel Core and Xeon chips, expanding its line of 14nm fabricated, 8th Gen […]
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Linux-driven COM and carrier board feature Zynq SoC and 3x GbE ports

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-04-03 15:37
MYIR has launched an $85 module that runs Linux on a Zynq-7010 or -7007S and supports -40 to 85°C temperatures. It’s also available as part of a $209, open spec dev board with 3x GbE, USB, and isolated serial and CAN ports. MYIR has begun selling an $85, Xilinx Zynq-7010 or -7007S based “MYC-C7Z010/007S CPU […]
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RISC-V leader gains $50 million in funding and Western Digital vows to build 1 billion chips

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-04-02 22:16
SiFive has raised $50.6 million in Series C funding, and Western Digital pledged to produce 1 billion of SiFive’s RISC-V cores. Meanwhile, the new Linux 4.16 kernel boosted RISC-V support, and there are rumors of a RISC-V project led by Google, Qualcomm, and Samsung. The open source RISC-V computer architecture project has continued to generate […]
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Rugged IoT gateway goes all out on M.2 and mini-PCIe expansion

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-04-02 18:22
Ibase’s fanless “AGS100” and “AGS102” IoT gateways runs on Intel Apollo Lake SoCs, and offer dual displays and GbE ports, multiple M.2 and mini-PCIe interfaces for mSATA and wireless, and up to -40 to 70°C support. Ibase’s new AGS100 and AGS102 gateways are aimed at industrial control and factory automation applications. The otherwise identical AGS102 […]
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Rough, tough fanless box has dual HDMI and PoE

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-04-02 17:09
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX565-312-FL” embedded system runs Linux or Windows on a Celeron N3550, and offers dual HDMI, quad USB 3.0, an external SATA tray, and Power-over-Ethernet. Like last year’s eBOX100-312-FL, the similarly ruggedized eBOX565-312-FL features an Intel’s Celeron N3350, a dual-core, 1.1GHz/2.4GHz “Apollo Lake” SoC with 6W TDP. It also similarly supplies dual HDMI […]
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Civil Infrastructure Platform wants Linux to save civilization

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-03-30 15:00
At the Embedded Linux Conference conference, Civil Infrastructure Platform contributor Yoshitake Kobayashi talks about the CIP project’s progress in bringing a 10-year SLTS Linux kernel to the world of power plants and transportation systems. “The Civil Infrastructure Platform is the most conservative of The Linux Foundation projects,” began Yoshitake Kobayashi at the recent Embedded Linux […]
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Mini-ITX dev kit expands upon new i.MX8M module

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-03-30 00:40
Intrinsyc announced a Mini-ITX development kit for a wireless-enabled “Open-X 8M SOM” module that runs Linux or Android 8.0 on a quad-core i.MX8M SoC. Intrinsyc announced the Open-X 8M SOM a month ago and has now followed up with a Mini-ITX form factor Open-X 8M Development Kit built around the module. The kit includes a […]
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Linux-driven modules and SBC tap i.MX8, i.MX8M, and iMX8X

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-03-29 22:53
Phytec is prepping three PhyCore COMs based on NXP’s Cortex-A53 based i.MX8M, its -A53 and -A72 equipped i.MX8 Quad, and its -A35 based i.MX8X. Also up: an SBC based on the i.MX8M module. Phytec has posted product pages for three PhyCore modules, all of which support Linux and offer a -40 to 85°C temperature range. […]
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Net appliance features dual 10GbE ports and up to 16-core Atom C3000

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-03-28 22:20
Aaeon’s 1U “FWS-7360” network appliance runs on an 8- to 16-core Atom C3000, and offers dual 10GbE SFP+ fiber ports, 6x GbE ports, up to 64GB DDR4, plus SATA, mSATA, and optional mini-PCIe. Designed for wireless gateway, SD-WAN, IPS, WAN optimization, NFV, and vCPE applications, Aaeon’s FWS-7360 is a more advanced cousin of the similarly […]
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Apollo Lake Pico-ITX SBC has triple USB 3.0

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2018-03-28 00:22
Axiomtek’s extended temperature “PICO316” SBC combines Apollo Lake SoCs with SATA, mini-PCIe, GbE, HDMI, and 3x USB 3.0 ports including 2x Type-C ports. Axiomtek often uses a tick-tock cadence with its SBCs, starting out with a computer-on-module like board to showcase a new processor, and then following up with a more typical SBC with more […]
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Intel contributes open source NPV and Titanium code to “Akraino” edge computing project

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-03-27 19:42
The Linux Foundation announced new support for its “Akraino Edge Stack” project for creating open source cloud services for edge computing, including Intel’s promise to open source parts of its Wind River Titanium Cloud and Network Edge Virtualization SDK. On Feb. 20, the Linux Foundation announced an Akraino Edge Stack open source project built around […]
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Rugged, AI focused embedded PC has Ryzen V1000 and optional GTX

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-03-27 00:28
Sintrones’ Linux-friendly “ABOX-5100” embedded PC features an AMD Ryzen V1000, 4x DP, 3x mini-PCIe, and 8x GbE ports with optional PoE. A G1 model adds Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 graphics and 4x HDMI ports. Sintrones, which is known primarily for its in-vehicle computers and modules, such as this circa-2011, AMD G-Series based VBOX-3200 system, also […]
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Latest MintBox miniPC advances to Apollo Lake based FitLet2 foundation

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-03-26 20:14
The Linux Mint project unveiled a “MintBox Mini 2” mini-PC with Linux Mint 19 preloaded on a Compulab Fitlet2 with a quad-core Celeron J3455, up to 8GB RAM and 120GB SSD, dual GbE, wireless, and mini-DP. For years, Compulab’s mini-PCs have offered pre-loaded Linux Mint, in addition to Windows and barebones options, and every few […]
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Raspberry Pi atmospheric sensor HAT can detect distant explosions

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-03-23 23:58
OSOP’s $179 and up “Raspberry Boom” Raspberry Pi HAT add-on detects infrasound from volcanoes, explosions, and rockets. A $299 and up Shake and Boom HAT adds a seismograph. Panama-based OSOP, which found Kickstarter success with its Raspberry Shake seismograph add-on board for the Raspberry Pi, has now returned with a Raspberry Boom add-on board and […]
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Wireless crazed Orange Pi boasts 4G LTE, WiFi, BT, FM, and GPS

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-03-23 20:20
The “Orange Pi 4G-IOT” SBC that runs Android 6.0 on a quad -A53 MediaTek MT6737 SoC, and offers a 40-pin header, WiFi, Bluetooth, FM, GPS, a 4G LTE radio, and fingerprint sensor support. Shenzhen Xunlong open spec Orange Pi 4G-IOT SBC, which just launched for $45 on AliExpress, is the most wireless savvy Orange Pi […]
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i.MX6 ULL module runs Linux with real-time patch

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-03-23 00:45
Artila’s “M-X6ULL” COM runs Linux 4.14 with the PREEMPT_RT patch on an 800MHz i.MX6 ULL, and offers dual LAN controllers, 4GB eMMC or an optional microSD slot, and an optional carrier board. The M-X6ULL, which follows other Artila i.MX based modules such as the i.MX537 based M-5360A, measures only 68 x 43mm. Still, that’s hardly […]
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First Zynq UltraScale+ based 96Boards SBC runs PetaLinux

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-03-22 23:27
Avnet has launched its open-spec Ultra96 96Boards CE SBC for $249, featuring a Zynq UltraScale+ ARM/FPGA SoC, WiFi, BT, 4x USB, a mini-DisplayPort, and support for Linaro’s 96Boards.ai. Avnet’s Ultra96 (AES-ULTRA96-G) was unveiled earlier this week as part of Linaro’s joint announcement of its 96Boards.ai program for unleashing the potential of artificial intelligence technology on […]
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