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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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Horseshoe shaped Arduino clone has an OLED display and loads of LEDs

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-11-01 20:02
On Kickstarter: the “DevDuino” is an Atmega32U4 based Arduino clone with an OLED display, microSD and micro-USB links, and optional breadboard and WiFi. Created by French developer Alexandre Pailhoux, the DevDuino is an Arduino compatible with a U-shaped PCB that lets you add mezzanine shields on the bottom using male headers. Other standout features on […]
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Linux-based industrial router supports 4G LTE

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-11-01 17:36
Matrix Electronica’s rugged, IoT-oriented “MTX-Router-Titan II” features up to 4G connectivity, including LTE, plus WiFi, Ethernet, USB, and serial links. Madrid-based Matrix Electronica, a subsidiary of the Flexitron Group, has released a rugged industrial router with IoT gateway features that offers a mix of wireless and wired interfaces. The MTX-Router-Titan II 4G upgrades its earlier […]
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NXP’s “crossover” Cortex-M7 chip gains uClinux BSP

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-11-01 14:48
Emcraft unveiled a uClinux BSP for NXP’s new i.MX RT1050 EVK and up to 600MHz i.MX RT chip, which NXP calls the fastest Cortex-M processor yet. With last week’s announcement of its “crossover” i.MX RT processor, NXP further blurred the boundaries between application processors, which can run high-end OSes like Linux, and MCUs, which usually […]
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Rugged, fanless signage player runs Linux on Apollo Lake

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2017-10-31 20:11
Ibase’s slim-height “SE-102-N” signage player runs Linux or Win 10 on an Apollo Lake SoC, and offers -40 to 70°C support plus 2x HDMI, mSATA, and mini-PCIe. Ibase, which offers a range of embedded boards, panel PCs, network appliances, and more, has been making Linux-friendly digital signage players since at least 2009 when it released […]
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RPi Zero W clone offers quad-core power for $15

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2017-10-31 17:00
SinoVoip’s Linux-friendly, 60 x 30mm Banana Pi M2 Zero (BPI-M2 Zero) SBC closely mimics the Raspberry Pi Zero W, but has a faster Allwinner H2+. Just as we were trumpeting the $23 BPI-M2 Magic as being the “smallest, cheapest Banana Pi yet,” SinoVoip has launched an even tinier and more affordable Linux/Android hacker board on […]
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