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Core i5-7500-based signage player supports NVIDIA MXM graphics cards

Thu, 2018-09-13 18:22
Ibase launched its “SI-614” signage player that runs Linux or Windows 10 on a Core i5-7500 processor with up to 16GB DDR4, a choice of NVIDIA MXM NV1050 graphics cards and a 128 GB 2.5-inch SSD storage device. Ibase Technology has announced the SI-614, its latest digital signage player based on 7th Gen Intel Core […]
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Skylake mini-PC has dual M.2 slots and up to 32GB DDR4

Wed, 2018-09-12 23:46
Aaeon has launched a Linux-ready “Nano-002N” mini-PC with a 6th Gen Core CPU, up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x HDMI, and 4x USB 3.0 ports, plus dual M.2 slots. Aaeon’s Nano-002N upgrades its Intel 5th Gen Nano-001N from 2015 with a dual-core, 6th Gen “Skylake” U-series CPU and additional new features. These include a […]
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RK3399 based 96Boards SBC starts at $99

Wed, 2018-09-12 21:09
Vamrs has begun shipping the “Rock960” — the first 96Boards SBC based on the hexa-core Rockchip RK3399. The community-backed SBC sells for $99 (2GB/16GB) or $139 (4GB/32GB). Shortly before Shenzhen-based Vamrs Limited launched a Rockchip RK3399 Sapphire SBC in Nov. 2017, the company announced a similarly open-spec Rock960 SBC that uses the same Rockchip RK3399 […]
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Apollo Lake industrial computer offers wide range of display panels

Fri, 2018-09-07 18:54
Cincoze’s “P1101” embedded PC is built around an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, and offers -40 to 70°C support, shock and vibration resistance, triple displays, and support for Cincoze’s CDS line of display panels. Cincoze has launched a new line of P1100 “fanless slim embedded computers” starting with a P1101 model. The company describes the product […]
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Raspberry Pi HAT does hydroponic root zone monitoring

Fri, 2018-09-07 17:26
Autogrow has released open source files for building an “OpenMinder” root zone monitor HAT and API for the Raspberry Pi that manages water, pH, and nutrient usage in hydroponic farming. Auckland, New Zealand based AgTech firm Autogrow has launched an OpenMinder project for DIY water management and root zone monitoring by releasing schematics and other […]
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Compact thin client runs on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Thu, 2018-09-06 22:24
Clientron has launched an “S-Cube Pi 3 B+ Thin Client” built around the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ SBC with Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft RDP, and VMware Horizon View support. The S-Cube Pi 3 B+ Thin Client is the first thin client we’ve seen built around the new Raspberry Pi 3 B+ SBC. This is Clientron’s first […]
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Tiny, 4K signage player runs on Cortex-A17 SoC

Thu, 2018-09-06 17:14
Advantech’s compact, “USM-110” digital signage player runs Android 6.0 on a quad-core, Cortex-A17 SoC, and offers 4K support, up to 2x locking HDMI ports, M.2 and mini-PCIe, and multiple mounting options. Advantech announced a fanless, USM-110 digital signage player with support for Android 6.0 and its WISE-PaaS/SignageCMS digital signage management software. The compact (156 x […]
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Linux-driven Wi-Fi RTT access point can find Android 9 phones within 1-2 meters

Wed, 2018-09-05 00:28
Compulab has launched a Fitlet 2-based “WILD” Wi-Fi RTT access point for real-time indoor location of Android 9 “Pie” phones with 1-2 meter accuracy. WILD devices can find each other at half-meter accuracy. One of the interesting new features in Google’s latest Android 9 “Pie” release, which was announced a month ago, and which today […]
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Stereo vision camera pumps up images with Jetson TX2

Tue, 2018-09-04 22:00
E-con’s “TaraXL” stereo vision camera works with Nvidia’s Linux-driven Jetson TX2 module and other Tegra based systems to stream 3D depth maps with 752 x 480 resolution at up to 50fps over USB 3.0. E-con Systems’ TaraXL is designed for stereo vision imaging applications including autonomous driving, robotics, drones, mixed reality applications, people detection/counting, stock […]
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Linux-ready motion control system targets visual inspections

Tue, 2018-09-04 18:13
Ibase announced a rugged “MAI602-M4D80” motion control computer with 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs and a PCIe card with 4-axis motion control and a camera. You also get 80-channel DIO and mini-PCIe expansion. Ibase’s rugged MAI602-M4D80 computer is billed as a motion control system, borrowing features from both embedded controllers and embedded vision systems. […]
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Here’s who won the 15 boards in our annual hacker board survey

Fri, 2018-08-31 20:52
The 15 winners randomly picked from the 683 participants in our annual Hacker Board Survey have now been confirmed. They’re located in 6 countries. After randomly selecting 15 names from all of the participants in the 2018 Hacker SBC Survey that we cosponsored with the Linux Foundation’s community site, we thought we’d share with […]
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Linux hacker board features new Allwinner SoC with analytics accelerator

Fri, 2018-08-31 17:12
The open-spec, camera-oriented “Lindenis V5” SBC runs Linux on a new quad -A7 Allwinner V5 V100 with a visual analytics accelerator, and offers dual MIPI-CSI, GbE, and a 40-pin expansion header. A Shenzhen, China startup called Lindenis Tech. Ltd., staffed by former Allwinner employees, has launched an open spec, 139 x 85mm single board computer […]
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Arm and Facebook join Yocto Project

Thu, 2018-08-30 18:06
Arm and Facebook have joined Intel and TI as Platinum members of the Yocto Project for embedded Linux development. Meanwhile, the Linux Foundation announced 47 new Silver members. The Linux Foundation’s seven-year old Yocto Project was originally an Intel project, and the chipmaker has continued to nurture it over the years. Yet, the Yocto Project’s […]
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Rugged, in-vehicle touch-panel PCs support camera and wireless expansion

Wed, 2018-08-29 22:20
Nexcom’s 12.1-inch VMC 4020 and 10.4-inch VMC 3021 in-vehicle touch-panel PCs run on an Apollo Lake SoC and provide extensive ruggedization features including IP65 protection. You also get 4x mini-PCIe, 3x camera, 2x CAN, 9-60V power, and optional UPS and PoE. We recently covered a Nexcom telematics computer called the VTC 1911-IPK with an Intel […]
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Compact, Arm-based mini-PC is toughened up for IIoT

Wed, 2018-08-29 17:10
DFI’s Pico-ITX-based, DIN-rail mountable “EC900-FS6” mini-PC runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6 DualLite, and offers 2x GbE, 2x USB, 2x serial, mini-PCIe, and extensive ruggedization features. A reader recently noted our excessive use of the term “rugged,” which is fair enough. In our defense, embedded gear is increasingly tolerant of wide temperature ranges, and […]
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Rugged telematics fleet computer ready to be dinked and dunked

Tue, 2018-08-28 23:08
Nexcom’s compact, IP67 protected “VTC 1911-IPK Telematics IoT Gateway” runs on a Bay Trail Atom and offers CAN 2.0B, dual mini-PCIe and SIM slots, GPS, 2x GbE, SATA, and more. It’s resistant to shock, vibration, humidity, and -40 to 70°C temperatures. With flooding and sea-level rise on the rise due to climate change, there will […]
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Stackable DAQ HAT for Raspberry Pi boasts 100 kS/s sample rates

Mon, 2018-08-27 20:39
MCC has launched a stackable “MCC 118” voltage measurement DAQ HAT for the Raspberry Pi with eight ±10 V inputs and sample rates up to 100 kS/s. Norton, Mass. Based Measurement Computing Corp. (MCC) has released a $99 measurement DAQ HAT for the Raspberry Pi that is optimized for single point and waveform voltage. MCC […]
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First Ryzen V1000 based signage player has four HDMI 2.0 ports

Mon, 2018-08-27 17:13
Ibase launched an “SI-324” signage PC that runs Ubuntu or Windows on a Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC with up to 32GB DDR4, 4x 4K HDMI 2.0, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, mini-PC and M.2 expansion, and remote EDID management. Ibase’s rugged SI-324 was announced in brief back in February as one of the first products […]
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Raspberry Pi’s PoE HAT ships for $20, tosses in a free fan

Sat, 2018-08-25 18:29
Raspberry Pi Trading has launched a $20 Power-over-Ethernet HAT board for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ that delivers up to 15W and ships with a small fan. The Power-over-Ethernet HAT that was promised with the release of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC has arrived. The $20, 802.3af-compliant “Raspberry Pi PoE HAT” allows […]
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RK3399 based Raspberry Pi clone starts at $75

Fri, 2018-08-24 17:15
FriendlyElec has launched the smallest, most affordable Rockchip RK3399 based SBC yet. The NanoPi M4 has an RPi 3 form factor and 40-pin header plus dual MIPI-CSI, a USB Type-C, and a 24-pin header with 2x PCIe. In May, FriendlyElec launched a $129, 4GB RAM NanoPC-T4 SBC that more or less tied with Shenzhen Xunlong’s […]
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