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Official TV HAT brings DVB-T2 streaming to the Raspberry Pi

Thu, 2018-10-18 17:59
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has launched a Raspberry Pi TV HAT with a Sony CXD2880 TV tuner for receiving DVB-T2 transmissions in Europe. The $21.50 board debuts a half-size HAT format. The computer that was born to empower technology education in the UK can now be rejiggered into an old-fashioned idiot box. The Raspberry Pi […]
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Arm’s Mbed Linux OS feeds into Pelion IoT strategy

Wed, 2018-10-17 21:31
Arm unveiled an “Mbed Linux OS” distro that mixes Yocto and Mbed code and works with its Pelion IoT Platform. Arm also extended Pelion to support x86 devices that use Intel’s SDO provisioning scheme. Politics and international relations may be fraught with acrimony these days, but the tech world seems a bit friendlier of late. […]
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Linux-powered Jetson Xavier module gains third-party carriers

Wed, 2018-10-17 19:02
CTI announced two carrier boards for the Nvidia’s AI/robotics focused Jetson AGX Xavier module: a compact Rogue carrier and a Mimic Adapter that plugs the Xavier into any CTI Jetson TX2/TX2i/TX1 carrier. Connect Tech, Inc. (CTI) has released two new developer options for Nvidia’s octa-core Jetson AGX Xavier computer-on-module, which is already supported by Nvidia’s […]
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Automotive Grade Linux dips into telematics with 6.0 release

Tue, 2018-10-16 23:40
The Automotive Grade Linux project has released Unified Code Base 6.0 in-vehicle infotainment stack with new software profiles for telematics and instrument cluster. The Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux project version 6.0 (“Funky Flounder”) of its Unified Code Base 6.0 distribution is now available for download. The new release for the first time expands the […]
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Raspberry Pi based garden monitoring system supplies five sensors

Tue, 2018-10-16 22:35
On Kickstarter: SwitchDoc Labs’ “Smart Garden System” is a Raspberry Pi and Grove-based environmental monitoring and plant watering system with sensors for soil moisture, sunlight, air quality, temperature, and humidity. Spokane Valley, Wash. based SwitchDoc Labs (SDL) has launched a more advanced, up to nine plant Smart Garden System (SGS) kit version of its earlier […]
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Compact, mainline Linux ready “La Frite” SBC starts at $10

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:03
Now on Kickstarter: Libre Computer’s smaller “La Frite” version of its Le Potato SBC offers a quad -A53, HD-only Amlogic S805X, a Raspberry Pi A+ footprint and GPIO connector, and mainline Linux support. Libre Computer has gone to Kickstarter to successfully launch a smaller, less powerful follow-up to its Le Potato SBC. The 64 x […]
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Teal One drone runs Linux on a Jetson TX1 and flies at 60 mph

Thu, 2018-10-11 23:32
Teal has launched a $1,200 “Teal One” drone that runs Linux on a Jetson TX1 module and an Ambarella SoC with PX4 support. The quadcopter can fly at up to 60 mph for 15 minutes and shoot 4K@30 video. Salt Lake City based Teal was launched by CEO George Matus at the age of 17 […]
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Teal One drone runs Linux on a Jetson TX1 and flies at 60 mph

Thu, 2018-10-11 23:32
Teal has launched a $1,200 “Teal One” drone that runs Linux on a Jetson TX1 module and an Ambarella SoC with PX4 support. The quadcopter can fly at up to 60 mph for 15 minutes and shoot 4K@30 video. Salt Lake City based Teal was launched by CEO George Matus at the age of 17 […]
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Community backed Kaby Lake SBC ships with downloadable Ubuntu image

Thu, 2018-10-11 18:22
DFRobot has fulfilled KS orders for its Kaby Lake based LattePanda Alpha SBC, and is shipping a model with 8GB RAM and 64GB eMMC without OS that supports Windows 10 or Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. DFRobot’s LattePanda project has fulfilled its Kickstarter orders for its community-backed, Intel 7th Gen Core based LattePanda Alpha after several months […]
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Airtame speeds up its Linux-driven TV dongle

Wed, 2018-10-10 22:55
Airtame has released a faster new “Airtame 2” version of its Linux-based HDMI dongle for mirroring content to a TV, adding WiFi-ac, 2GB RAM, and a growing enterprise focus. One category that often gets overlooked in the discussion of Linux computers is the market for HDMI dongle devices that plug into your TV to stream, […]
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Linux-driven LoRaWAN gateway ships with new “Wzzard” LoRa nodes

Wed, 2018-10-10 18:01
Advantech has launched a rugged, Arm Linux based “WISE-6610” LoRaWAN gateway in 100- or 500-node versions with either 915MHz or 868MHz support. There’s also a “Wzzard LRPv2 Node” that can connect four sensors at once. Advantech announced the industrial WISE-6610 gateway and Wzzard LRPv2 Node for long-range, low-bandwidth LoRaWAN gateways on May 31, and judging […]
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NanoPi Neo4 SBC breaks RK3399 records for size and price

Tue, 2018-10-09 23:00
FriendlyElec has launched a $45, Rockchip RK3399 based “NanoPi Neo4” SBC with a 60 x 45mm footprint, WiFi/BT, GbE, USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0, MIPI-CSI, a 40-pin header, and -20 to 70℃ support — but only 1GB of RAM. In August, FriendlyElec introduced the NanoPi M4, which was then the smallest, most affordable Rockchip RK3399 based […]
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Network appliance and ATX board debut AMD’s Epyc Embedded 3000

Tue, 2018-10-09 17:57
Ibase has launched the first network appliance based on AMD’s Epyc Embedded 3000 SoC. The 1U rackmount “FWA8800” appliance features 16 or 32 GbE ports and is built on a new “MBN806” ATX board. We don’t regularly cover high-end, rackmount network appliances, but we thought this one might be of interest: As promised in February […]
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LoRa gateway and node boards run on Raspberry Pi power

Mon, 2018-10-08 19:56
Pi Supply is Kickstartering Iot LoRa Gateway and IoT LoRa Node pHAT add-ons for the Raspberry Pi, as well as a LoRa Node that works with the Micro:bit. An Arduino node is also in the works. Pi Supply, which has produced a variety of Raspberry Pi add-on boards including the Papirus E-Paper display and Flick […]
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CubieBoard9 SBC cranks up Actions S900 SoC

Fri, 2018-10-05 18:58
CubieTech has posted specs for a “CubieBoard9” SBC with a quad -A53 Actions S900 SoC with 3GB LPDDR3, 16GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, and dual independent displays with HDMI, MIPI-DSI, LVDS, and eDP. A product page has appeared on the CubieTech website for an unpriced CubieBoard9 SBC that appears to be a replacement for the Cubieboard4. We […]
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Accelerated Linux boosts real-time performance on Zynq UltraScale+

Thu, 2018-10-04 17:36
Enea has launched a real-time “Accelerated Linux” version of its Enea Linux distro that targets the Zynq UltraScale+. The dual-OS hypervisor solution combines Enea Linux with an SMP micro-kernel executive. In 2012, Swedish telecom-focused enterprise software vendor Enea, which is known for its Enea OSEck RTOS, launched a carrier-grade Enea Linux distribution, which combined its […]
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Snapdragon 820E mini-PC supports AI on the retail edge

Wed, 2018-10-03 23:00
VIA unveiled a “VIA ALTA DS 3 Edge AI” mini-PC that runs Android 8.0 on a Snapdragon 820E with 3x USB 3.0, 2x HDMI, mini-PCIe, and M.2. VIA previously announced it is bringing FogHorn’s Lightning IoT edge intelligence platform to its Edge AI systems. VIA Technologies, which earlier this year released a VIA Smart Recognition […]
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AT&T releases white box spec for its Linux-based 5G routers

Wed, 2018-10-03 21:45
AT&T will deploy 60,000 5G routers compliant with a newly released white box spec hosted by the Open Compute Project. The routers will run Vyatta NOS Linux which will morph into an open source DANOS platform. This week AT&T will release detailed specs to the Open Compute Project for building white box cell site gateway […]
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Z-Wave opens up with new public SDK and developer site

Wed, 2018-10-03 18:31
New Z-Wave owner Silicon Labs has launched a public developer site for the Z-Wave home automation wireless standard with public documentation, a public Z-Wave SDK, a Raspberry Pi image, and a forum. Silicon Labs and its Z-Wave Alliance have further opened up their Z-Wave mesh networking standard by releasing the first public SDK and launching […]
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Gaming SBC runs on Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC

Tue, 2018-10-02 23:30
Advantech-Innocore announced a Linux-ready “DPX-E265” gaming and lottery board based on AMD’s Ryzen V1000 that features 4x DP++ ports, 2x SATA, plus M.2, PCIe x16, and PCIe x4 expansion. Advantech-Innocore announced the DPC-E140 casino gaming platform board in February in conjunction with AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 announcement and followed up with an Intel 7th Gen […]
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