Mozilla’s IoT software for the Raspberry Pi gets major rev

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-02-06 23:17
Mozilla has released an improved 0.3 version of its open source, Linux-based Things Gateway software for setting up an home automation gateway on the Raspberry Pi, featuring a new rules engine and improved voice support. In July, Mozilla announced a Project Things Internet of Things project for a decentralized open source gateway that uses standard […]
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RK3399 based Odroid-N1 SBC doubles up on SATA III

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-02-06 19:54
Hardkernel unveiled a community-backed “Odroid-N1” SBC with a Rockchip RK3399, GbE and HDMI 2.0 ports, a 40-pin GPIO, and a pair each of PCIe-based SATA III, USB 3.0, and USB 2.0 ports. The Rockchip RK3399 juggernaut continues to roll through the open-spec single-board computer world, with Hardkernel’s Odroid project the latest to tap the hexa-core […]
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Tiny i.MX7 module runs both Linux and FreeRTOS

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2018-02-06 19:32
F&S announced a 40 x 35mm “PicoCore MX7ULP” module that can run Linux and FreeRTOS on an NXP i.MX7. You also get up to 32GB eMMC plus optional WiFi/BT and extended temp support. F&S Elektronik Systeme, which has produced a number of NXP-based COMs over the years, including the i.MX6 UL based efus A7UL and […]
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Skylake-based Nano-ITX SBC offers 4x GbE and 8x stackable PCIe

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-02-05 23:40
ADL’s rugged “ADL120S” SBC runs Linux or Windows on 6th Gen Core CPUs, and offers dual 4K DP ports, 4x GbE ports, 4x USB 3.0 ports, and expansion via 2x M.2 slots and 8x stackable PCIe slots. ADL Embedded Solutions has launched a rugged, Nano-ITX form factor ADL120S single board computer that’s designed for IIoT, […]
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Mar. 12-14 Embedded Linux Conference sessions to cover Real-Time Linux, RISC-V, Zephyr, and more

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-02-05 20:17
The Linux Foundation has released a speaker list for the Embedded Linux Conference + OpenIoT Summit, to be held Mar. 12-14 in Portland. We’ve highlighted 10 sessions to look out for. It’s time once again for that grand gathering of embedded Linux geeks known as the Embedded Linux Conference (ELC), as well as the co-located, […]
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SiFive launches first RISC-V SBC that runs Linux

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2018-02-05 17:36
SiFive has opened pre-sales on a “HiFive Unleashed” SBC that runs Linux on its new RISC-V based, quad-core, 1.5GHz U540 SoC, with 8GB DDR4, a GbE port, and an FMC connector. SiFive followed up on its October announcement of the SiFive Freedom U540 — the world’s first Linux-driven RISC-V processor SoC — with a Crowd […]
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Rugged, fanless i.MX6 SBC matches COM Express Basic footprint

LinuxGizmos - Sat, 2018-02-03 00:47
Versalogic has revealed preliminary details of its first Arm-based SBC. The quad-core i.MX6-based “Tetra” features up to 4GB RAM, 32GB eMMC, and 128K MRAM, plus I/O including GbE, SATA, LVDS, HDMI, USB, serial, CAN, microSD, and miniPCIe, and runs fanless over -40 to 85°C. Versalogic, a decades-old designer and manufacturer of x86-based single board computers […]
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Compact Denverton-powered security appliance rocks 6x GbE ports

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2018-02-02 02:20
Aaeon unveiled an “FWS-2360” network security appliance based on Intel’s server-class Atom C3000 SoCs. The compact, fanless device offers 6x GbE ports, 1x SATA 6.0Gb/s, 2x USB3.0, up to 32GB ECC RAM, 16GB eMMC, and a 2.5-inch drive bay. The FWS-2360 network security appliance is the latest in a long line of Aaeon fanless desktop […]
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Mini-ITX board fosters flexibility and fights obsolescence

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2018-02-01 03:06
Congatec unveiled a Mini-ITX style “conga-IT6” board that uses a plug-in COM Express module to supply processor and other core functions. CPU options currently include Intel Core, Xeon, Celeron, and Pentium, and AMD G-series and R-series chips, with up to 4x CPU cores and clocked at up to 4.3GHz. Congatec, which manufactures computer-on-modules and single-board […]
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