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Carrier board extends Linux-driven Jetson modules

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Apollo Lake Pico-ITX board offers multiple expansion paths

Fri, 2017-10-27 23:02
Portwell’s “Pico-6260” Pico-ITX SBC features Intel’s Apollo Lake processors, as well as triple display support, SATA III, M.2, and mini-PCIe/mSATA. We have covered scores of Portwell embedded products over the years here at LinuxGizmos, and before that at LinuxDevices, and we never recall seeing a Portwell Pico-ITX board. Indeed, the Apollo Lake based Pico-6260 is […]
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Raspberry Pi CM3 fuels touch panel and network media player

Fri, 2017-10-27 21:28
Distec’s 10.1-inch “POS-Line IoT” touch-panel PC is built on its RPi CM3 based “Artista-Iot” board, which also drives a VideoPoster IV media player. In February, Germany based Distec announced its Artista-IoT touchscreen controller board based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, and has now announced a POS-Line IoT touch-panel computer built on the sandwich-style […]
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3.5-inch SBC dives into Kaby Lake

Fri, 2017-10-27 15:33
Aaeon’s 3.5-inch “GENE-KBU6” SBC features 7th Gen U-series CPUs with up to 16GB DDR4, SATA III, 4x USB 3.0, 4x serial, DP, and touch-ready LVDS. Aaeon’s 3.5-inch GENE-KBU6 SBC is part of an Aaeon rollout of Intel 7th Gen Core “Kaby Lake” boards that includes the PICO-ITX form factor PICO-KBU1, the IMBA-Q170A and IMBA-H110A ATX […]
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DIN-rail IoT gateway builds on Raspberry Pi CM3

Thu, 2017-10-26 20:44
Dek Italia’s hackable, $249 “Telegea Smart Hub” IoT gateway is built around the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, and offers sensor, serial, I2C, and XBee I/O. Dek Italia’s Telegea Smart Hub is built around a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3), and is available as an SBC or as a 155 x 86 x 60mm […]
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SODIMM-style COM and dev board run Android 7.1.1 on a Snapdragon 820

Thu, 2017-10-26 18:36
VIA’s “SOM-9X20” module runs Android 7.1.1 on a quad-core Snapdragon 820, with 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, GPS, and an optional dev board. VIA Technologies has launched its VIA SOM-9X20 computer-on-module with an Android 7.1.1 BSP running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 820. The SODIMM form factor, 82 x 45mm module, which is accompanied by […]
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Latest Linux laptops: from open SBC spin-offs to Coffee Lake conquerors

Thu, 2017-10-26 17:21
The Linux laptop scene is perking up with ARM-based open hardware projects on the low end to high-end models rocking the latest Intel 8th Gen CPUs. Recently, Linux desktop usage has grown from 2.14 percent to 3.23 percent according to NetMarketShare. Much of this increase appears to have come from Linux-based Chromebooks, which are likely […]
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