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Low-profile Apollo Lake Mini-ITX board runs Linux

Thu, 2018-07-12 17:14
Axiomtek’s “MANO311” industrial thin Mini-ITX board runs Fedora, Ubuntu, or Win 10 on a dual-core Celeron N3350, and offers triple display and 4K support plus 6x serial, 6x USB, and SATA, mSATA, PCIe, and mini-PCIe. Axiomtek has released a thin-profile Mini-ITX board with wide-range power and a moderately extended 0 to 60°C range. The MANO311 […]
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CAN-based passive telematics software hitches ride on the Raspberry Pi

Wed, 2018-07-11 18:07
On Indiegogo, Network Sorcery is pitching “UCAN” software for a CAN-equipped Raspberry Pi board that enables passive, real-time decoding of automotive telematics data over the CAN Bus. UCAN initially supports GM, Infiniti, and Nissan cars. San Diego based Network Sorcery, which publishes information about network communication protocols, including the RFC Sourcebook, has gone to Indiegogo […]
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Linux module and dev board showcase Arm/FPGA Stratix 10 SX

Tue, 2018-07-10 22:54
Reflex CES has launched a “COMXpressSX Stratix 10” Basic Type 7 module that runs Linux on Intel’s Stratix 10 SX SoC and offers 56GB DDR4, 32GB eMMC, and 32x PCIe. An optional PCIe carrier supplies 10GbE, GbE, SATA, and more. Paris-based Reflex CES, which sells a variety on FPGA-based PCIe boards and development kits, last […]
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Intel Core based EPIC SBC targets retail applications

Tue, 2018-07-10 17:14
Aaeon’s retail-oriented “EPIC-KBS8” SBC offers a choice of 6th or 7th gen Intel Core chips, as well as SATA III, mSATA, mini-PCIe, 2x GbE, and up to 2x LVDS and 12x USB interfaces. The EPIC-KBS8 is based on last year’s EPIC-KBS7, which similarly has a legacy, 165 x 115mm EPIC form factor and supports 6th […]
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Snapdragon 820 board gains Linux BSP

Mon, 2018-07-09 23:37
VIA has released a Yocto Project based Linux BSP for its previously Android-only SOM-9X20 module, which is sold along with a carrier board for $569. The module features a Snapdragon 820 with 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, and GPS. If you skipped over last October’s announcement of the “edge AI” focused SOM-9X20 module due […]
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Signage-oriented Mini-STX SBC taps Ryzen V1000

Mon, 2018-07-09 18:26
Sapphire has launched a Linux-friendly “FS-FP5V” SBC starting at $325 that features an AMD Ryzen V1000 SoC, as well as SATA III, 2x M.2, 4x DP++, 2x GbE, and 4x USB ports including a USB 3.1 Type-C. Sapphire, which makes AMD-based graphics cards and motherboards, has launched a 147.3 x 139.7mm Mini-STX (5×5-inch) form factor […]
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Coffee Lake module features shock and vibration resistance

Thu, 2018-07-05 22:02
Adlink’s rugged “Express CF/CFE” COM Express Basic Type 6 integrates an 8th Gen Core or Xeon chip with up to 48GB RAM and loads of SATA, USB 3.1, and PCIe. There’s also a carrier board with a Live Linux USB stick. Adlink has joined a growing number of companies releasing COM Express Basic Type 6 […]
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Tiny SBC runs Linux on low-power i.MX6 ULL

Thu, 2018-07-05 17:40
NXElec has launched an 80 x 42mm “Innostick 6” SBC that runs Linux on a low-power, 900MHz i.MX6 ULL SoC, and offers up to 32GB eMMC, WiFi, Bluetooth, and USB host and OTG ports. Nine-year old embedded firm Shanghai Naxing Electronics (NXElec), which makes the BeagleBone Companion Board and BeadaFrame LCD Display Kit for BeagleBoard, […]
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Touch-panel computer for forklifts runs Android or Ubuntu

Thu, 2018-07-05 16:24
Winmate’s rugged “FM10A VMC” touch-panel computer is designed for forklifts and runs Android 6.0 or Ubuntu 16.04 on an i.MX6 Dual. It offers a 10.4-inch HD screen, a camera, and multiple wireless options. We have never covered Winmate on LinuxGizmos because as the name suggests, most of its products are designed exclusively for Windows. Yet, […]
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AGL reveals virtualization stack for the software defined vehicle

Wed, 2018-07-04 20:41
The Automotive Grade Linux project has unveiled plans for a virtualization framework for its Linux-based automotive distribution that provides a flexible, mixed criticality bus architecture to plug in multiple existing hypervisors and partitioners. Last August when The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) project released version 4.0 of its Linux-based Unified Code Base (UCB) reference […]
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Arduino Yun bounces back to life with a Rev 2

Wed, 2018-07-04 18:26
Arduino has launched the Arduino Yun Rev 2, a rev of the original OpenWrt-driven Arduino board with enhanced LAN, USB, security, and power supply features. Just when we thought we had seen the last of the Linux-enabled Arduino boards, Arduino has updated the very first such SBC: the WiFi-enabled Arduino Yun (or Arduino Yún), which […]
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Arduino Yun bounces back to life with a Rev 2

Tue, 2018-07-03 20:57
Arduino has launched the Arduino Yun Rev 2, an upgrade of the original OpenWrt-driven Arduino board with enhanced LAN, USB, security, and power supply features. Just when we thought we had seen the last of the Linux-driven Arduino boards, Arduino updated the original, WiFi-enabled Arduino Yun (or Arduino Yún), which launched back in 2013. The […]
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Beelink tries out a Linux-ready industrial mini-PC

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:44
Beelink has launched a $150, Linux-compatible industrial mini-PC with extended temp support called the Beelink KT03. You get a quad-core Apollo Lake SoC, 2x mini-PCIe, 2x COM, 4x USB 3.0, 2x HDMI, and 2x GbE ports. Beelink sells a number of consumer oriented mini-PCs with pre-loaded Windows or Android, but the Beelink KT03 is the […]
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Beelink tries out a Linux-ready industrial mini-PC

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:30
Beelink has launched a $150, Linux-compatible industrial mini-PC with extended temp support called the Beelink KT03. You get a quad-core Apollo Lake SoC, 2x mini-PCIe, 2x COM, 4x USB 3.0, 2x HDMI, and 2x GbE ports. Beelink sells a number of consumer oriented mini-PCs with pre-loaded Windows and Android, but the Beelink KT03 is the […]
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Raspbian wizard and app store toss a lifeline to newbies

Mon, 2018-07-02 23:20
Raspbian has been updated with a a setup wizard and an app store. Meanwhile, Alpine Linux 3.8.0 adds RPi 3 B+ support, BusyBox 1.29 improves router support, and SUSE (as in Linux) was sold to EQT. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has updated the leading Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi, which may also be the […]
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Raspbian wizard and app store toss a lifeline to newbies

Mon, 2018-07-02 18:00
Raspbian has been updated with a setup wizard and an app store. Meanwhile, Alpine Linux has added RPi 3 B+ support, BusyBox 1.29 has improved router support, and SUSE Linux has been sold again. The Raspberry Pi Foundation has updated the leading Linux distribution for the Raspberry Pi, which may also be the most popular […]
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Timesys launches security services for embedded Linux

Fri, 2018-06-29 21:21
Timesys has launched a “TRST” security solution for embedded Linux IoT devices to reduce the attack surface of products, harden devices, and and “maintain security at IoT scale.” Timesys, which is known for its LinuxLink portal to web- and desktop-based embedded Linux development services and BSPs, has launched a new security platform called Threat Resistance […]
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Ubuntu-friendly signage system supports Intel’s OPS spec

Fri, 2018-06-29 16:52
Ibase has launched an Ubuntu-ready “IOPS-602” digital signage player with a 7th Gen U-series CPU, up to 32GB RAM, M.2 storage and wireless options, and support for Intel’s Open Pluggable Specification. Ibase unveiled an IOPS-602 signage player that runs Windows 10 or Ubuntu Linux on Intel’s 6th or 7th Gen. Core QC/DC processors, with a […]
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Raspberry Pi 3 B+ wins hacker board reader survey

Thu, 2018-06-28 22:30
The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ won our 2018 reader survey as the most popular community-backed, Linux/Android hacker board under $200, followed by the UDOO X86 and Odroid-XU4. The results are in for our latest hacker board survey, which we ran on SurveyMonkey in partnership with Linux.com. Survey participants chose the new Raspberry Pi 3 […]
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Expandable, Apollo Lake based MintBox Mini 2 starts at $299

Wed, 2018-06-27 19:23
The Linux Mint project has released the rugged MintBox Mini 2 mini-PC based on the Apollo Lake powered Compulab Fitlet2, with options including PoE, HDD, and CAN. The system ships with the new Linux Mint 19 “Tara” distro. In March, Compulab and the Linux Mint project announced a MintBox Mini 2 (MBM2) replacement for the […]
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