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Tiny NanoPi SBCs debut with new Ubuntu Core based FriendlyCore

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2017-11-10 17:47
FriendlyElec released two Samsung-based NanoPi SBCs with similar specs: a $28, quad -A9 Fire2A and an $35, octa -A53 Fire3, with new FriendlyCore distro. FriendlyElec’s open source, NanoPi Fire2A and NanoPi Fire3 SBCs are both very similar to the $29 NanoPi 2 Fire, which itself is roughly based on the old NanoPi 2. The two […]
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Rugged, Linux-driven SBCs tap Cavium’s ARMv8 Octeon TX

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2017-11-09 18:10
Gateworks has launched a “Newport” family of SBCs that run OpenWRT and Ubuntu on Cavium’s dual or quad ARMv8 Octeon TX networking SoCs, starting with a 105 x 100mm “GW6300.” Gateworks, which sells a line of Linux-ready, NXP i.MX6-based Ventana SBCs, has moved to Cavium’s 64-bit, ARMv8 Octeon TX for its Newport family. Gateworks announced […]
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Carrier board extends Linux-driven Jetson modules

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-11-08 19:22
Aetina’s “ACE-N261” Nano-ITX carrier for the Jetson TX1/TX2 COMs offers GbE, HDMI, 2x USB 3.0, 2x CAN, 2x mini-PCIe, and optional -20 to 70°C support. In April, Aetina announced a Nano-ITX ACE-N620 carrier board for Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 COM, as well as its earlier, pin-compatible Jetson TX1. The company has now announced a more feature-rich […]
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Apollo Lake DIN-rail computer packs a lot in a little

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-11-08 17:57
Axiomtek’s Linux-friendly “ICO120-83D” IoT gateway runs on a dual-core Apollo Lake Celeron, and offers mini-PCIe expansion and extended temp support. Axiomtek has launched an ICO120-83D Internet of Things gateway that runs on Intel’s dual-core, 1.1GHz Celeron N3350 SoC with 6W TDP. The system has the same Apollo Lake processor and fanless DIN-rail design as the […]
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Compact field controller runs Yocto Linux on i.MX6

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-11-08 16:40
Kingdy’s compact, fanless “TB-045S” and -20 to 70°C ready ““TB-045W” systems run Yocto on an i.MX6, and offer 9-36V power, up to 32GB eMMC, and mini-PCIe. Kingdy, an embedded manufacturer company of Taiwan-based Hong Jue, has announced two flavors of a compact, 130 x 92 x 42mm embedded computer and remote management field controller designed […]
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3.5-inch SBC lakes Kaby or Sky

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2017-11-07 22:36
Commell’s 3.5-inch “LS-37K” SBC supports 6th or 7th Gen Core S-series and Xeon-E3-1200 v5 CPUs with up to 16GB DDR4, triple displays, 2x SATA, and mSATA. Commell announced a 3.5-inch SBC with Intel’s 6th (“Skylake”) or 7th (“Kaby Lake”) Gen Core S-series and Xeon-E3-1200 v5 CPUs. The LS-37K’s layout and feature set are similar to […]
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Digilent’s Zynq-based Zybo SBC gets major upgrade

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2017-11-06 21:31
Digilent’s “Zybo Z7” SBC runs Linux on the Xilinx Zynq-7010 and -7020 ARM/FPGA SoCs, and offers HDMI in and out, MIPI-CSI, and up to 6x Pmod connectors. Digilent, which is owned by National Instruments, is known for its FPGA-driven Pmod peripheral modules and Arty FPGA development board. In 2012, the company also launch a Zybo […]
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Modular, rugged, fanless mini-PC runs Linux Mint on Apollo Lake

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2017-11-06 17:43
Compulab’s Linux-ready, 112 x 84 x 34mm “Fitlet2” mini-PC features an Apollo Lake SoC, -40 to 85°C support, and M.2 and “FACET” expansion. Compulab has upgraded its rugged Fitlet line of mini-PCs, switching from AMD to Intel Apollo Lake processors up to a quad-core Atom x7-E3950. The Fitlet2 is available with Linux Mint or Windows […]
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Skylake-based touch panels offer up to IP69 protection

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2017-11-03 16:53
Wincomm’s Linux-ready “WTP-9E66” resistive touch-panel PCs come in IP66 protected 15-, 19-, and 22-inch models, with optional PCAP, IP67, and IP69. Some Wincomm products are listed only with Windows support, but the new WTP-9E66 touch-panel series has no OS listed, and Wincomm informs us that all of its x86-based embedded touch-panel, signage, and industrial computers […]
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Intel debuts “Arduino Create” software on a new UP Squared Grove kit

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2017-11-02 22:17
Intel unveiled an “Arduino Create” toolkit for Intel-based systems running Linux. It debuts on a new Ubuntu-based “UP Squared IoT Grove Development Kit.” Intel may have killed its Curie-enabled Arduino 101 SBC when it discontinued the Curie, but now it’s working to improve Arduino connectivity on Intel based systems running Linux with its cloud-based Arduino […]
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Embedded Linux Conference Europe videos posted for free streaming

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2017-11-02 20:58
The Linux Foundation has posted 13 videos of Open Source Summit Europe keynotes and 57 videos of Embedded Linux Conference Europe sessions on YouTube. The combined Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) and Open Source Summit Europe event held Oct. 23-25 in Prague, is now available for all to see. The Linux Foundation has posted 70 […]
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