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In-vehicle panel PC has up to 10.4-inch touchscreen

Fri, 2018-03-09 00:00
Taicenn’s Linux-ready, IP65 protected “TPC-DCXXXC1E” in-vehicle panel PC runs on a Bay Trail Celeron J1900, and has an 8- to 10.4-inch capacitive touchscreen, 2x GbE ports, SATA, mSATA, and wide-range power. Shenzhen based Taicenn Technology, which last month introduced an Intel Atom D2550 based TBOX-4000 industrial PC, has advanced to Intel’s somewhat more modern Bay […]
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Open-spec, dual-core ARM SBC runs Debian with Linux 4.4.8

Thu, 2018-03-08 22:21
Technologic’s “TS-7800-V2” drop-in replacement for its venerable ARM9-based V1 board advances to a dual-core -A9 Armada 385 and a Cyclone V FPGA, plus new features like eMMC, USB 3.0, CAN, mini-PCIe, and a -40 to 85°C range. Technologic has upgraded its popular TS-7800 SBC, which debuted in 2007, and received a faster boot system in […]
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Open source HummingBoard and CuBox rev’d with new i.MX8M module

Thu, 2018-03-08 19:13
SolidRun unveiled a 47 x 30mm “i.MX8 SOM” module that runs Linux or Android on an NXP i.MX8M, and is available as part of a dual-GbE HummingBoard Pulse SBC and 50mm CuBox Pulse mini-PC. SolidRun has opened pre-orders for an i.MX8 SOM compute module with industrial temperature support, as well a new commercial temperature HummingBoard […]
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10GbE Mini-STX carrier board supports Linux-driven Type 7 modules

Wed, 2018-03-07 17:52
Congatec announced a 5×5-inch Mini-STX form factor micro-server carrier board with 4x 10GbE ports, 2x GbE ports, and a COM Express Type 7 interface for its Atom C3000-based Conga-B7AC module. High-end edge servers were a hot topic last week at Embedded World. Joining the conversation was Congatec, which announced a “deployment ready design study” for […]
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Tiny i.MX8M module focuses on streaming media

Tue, 2018-03-06 22:17
InnoComm announced a 50 x 50mm “WB10” module with an NXP i.MX8M Quad SoC, 8GB eMMC, WiFi-ac, BT 4.2, GbE, HDMI 2.0 with 4K HDR, and audio I/O including SAI, SPDIF, and DSD512. Among the many embedded products announced in recent weeks that run NXP’s 1.5GHz, Cortex-A53-based i.MX8M SoC, Innocomm’s 50 x 500mm WB10 is […]
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Commell launches its first ARM-based Pico-ITX

Tue, 2018-03-06 20:09
Commell’s Pico-ITX “LP-150” SBC runs Android or Linux on a quad -A7 Rockchip RK3128 SoC, and provides 8GB eMMC, GbE, WiFi, LVDS, HDMI, and dual USB ports. Commell announced the LP-150, a Rockchip RK3128 based Pico-ITX SBC that appears to be its first ARM-based embedded board of any kind. The 100 x 72mm LP-150 is […]
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Movidius AI acceleration technology comes to a mini-PCIe card

Tue, 2018-03-06 18:26
Aaeon has launched the “UP AI Core” — a $69 mini-PCIe version of Intel’s Movidius Neural Compute Stick for neural network acceleration that’s designed to work with the UP Squared SBC and other Ubuntu-driven x86_64 computers. As promised last week by Intel when it announced an Intel AI: In Production program for its USB stick […]
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AI-targeted SBC combines Xeon-D with choice of three Nvidia Pascal cards

Mon, 2018-03-05 21:46
Connect Tech’s “V7G System” provides a COM Express Type 7 with a 5th Gen Xeon-D CPU plus a choice of Nvidia Tesla P6 or Quadro P3000/P5000 graphics. You also get 4x GbE, 2x 10GbE, 4x HDMI, 8x USB, 2x mini-PCIe, 4x M.2, and 2x SATA III. We’ve seen plenty of COM Express Type 7 modules […]
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Sandwich-style board-set runs Android or Linux on hexa-core Rockchip

Mon, 2018-03-05 18:09
OpenEmbed’s affordable, RK3399-based “em3399” module ships with up to 4GB DDR3L and 128GB eMMC 5.1. There’s also a compact evaluation board with GbE, wireless, HDMI 2.0, and USB 3.0 and Type-C ports. OpenEmbed has launched a computer-on-module variously referred to as the System-on-Module em3399, the em3399, and the SOM3399, that taps one of the hotter […]
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Hot chips on parade at MWC and Embedded World

Sat, 2018-03-03 20:53
Intel debuted a Stratix 10 TX FPGA with 58Gbps transceivers while the industry kicked the tires of major new SoCs like the AMD Ryzen Embedded V1000 and Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and anticipated Arm’s Project Trillium AI chips and Intel’s 10nm Cannon Lake and Ice Lake. The recently concluded Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and Embedded […]
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Snapdragon 820 based system can identify faces, age, gender, and emotion

Fri, 2018-03-02 22:01
The VIA Smart Recognition Platform is a facial and object recognition board that runs Android 7.1.1 or Linux on a Snapdragon 820 by way of VIA’s SOM-9X20 module. VIA Technologies has re-spun its Snapdragon 820 based SOM-9X20 module and SOM-DB2 evaluation board as a VIA Smart Recognition Platform. The boards appear to be the same […]
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Thread-optimized IoT gateway adds Ubuntu Core support

Fri, 2018-03-02 19:47
Rigado announced that its i.MX6 UL based Vesta IoT Gateway, which offer Ethernet, WiFi, BT, Thread, and optional LTE, LoRa, and PoE, will soon be available with Ubuntu Core and Canonical’s IoT app store. Starting this summer, Portland, Oregon-based Rigado will offer its Edge Connectivity gateway solutions with Canonical’s IoT-focused, transactional Ubuntu Core distribution. Rigado […]
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Wireless enabled i.MX8M module features starter kit with Raspberry Pi connector

Fri, 2018-03-02 01:20
Emcraft announced a Linux-driven, “i.MX 8M SOM” module with onboard wireless plus a sandwich-style starter kit based on it that supplies GbE, HDMI 2.0, USB 3.0, USB Type-C, and RPi 40-pin connections. Emcraft’s new 80 x 60mm i.MX 8M System-On-Module (SOM) mezzanine module and i.MX 8M SOM Starter Kit were featured in an NXP blog […]
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Circuit Cellar and join forces

Thu, 2018-03-01 15:00
LinuxGizmos has joined forces with KCK Media, publisher of Circuit Cellar magazine. The alliance will expand our coverage of the rapidly evolving hardware and software technologies used in new and emerging embedded and IoT devices, while continuing our unique focus on the benefits of open source software and standards. traces its roots back to […]
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Open source cape opens BeagleBone up to Lattice iCE40 FPGA

Wed, 2018-02-28 23:22
A CrowdSupply campaign is pitching an open source $85 “BeagleWire” BeagleBone cape with a Lattice iCE40HX-4k FPGA, 4x Grove interfaces, 4x PMODs, and 32MB RAM. Carbondale, Ill. based QWERTY Embedded Design has gone to Crowd Supply to help seek funds for its open source, Lattice iCE40HX-4k driven BeagleWire FPGA development cape for the BeagleBone Black. […]
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Compact module runs Ubuntu on Ryzen Embedded V1000

Wed, 2018-02-28 19:29
Seco announced an Ubuntu-ready “COMe-B75-CT6” COM Express Type 6 Compact module featuring AMD’s new Ryzen Embedded V1000, and offering support for four simultaneous 4K displays and an optional industrial temperature range. Earlier this week, we covered Congatec’s COM Express Type 6 Basic (125 x 95mm) Conga-TR4 module, which features the 14nm Ryzen Embedded V1000, AMD’s […]
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Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on i.MX8M with 8GB LPDDR4

Wed, 2018-02-28 01:47
F&S unveiled an “armStone MX8M” Pico-ITX SBC that runs Linux on NXP’s dual- or quad-A53 i.MX8M SoC with 8GB LPDDR4, 32GB eMMC, GbE, WiFi, BT, CAN, MIPI-CSI, and more. A year ago, F&S Elektronik Systeme announced an armStone A53SD Pico-ITX SBC with a Snapdragon 410E. Now it has returned to Embedded World to show off […]
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Ryzen Embedded V1000 gets in the game with casino gaming SBC

Tue, 2018-02-27 21:53
Advantech-Innocore announced a Linux-supported “DPX-E140” casino gaming platform with AMD’s new Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC, quad-4K display support, 9x USB ports, and passive cooling on up to 25W V1000 parts. Advantech’s gaming-focused Advantech-Innocore unit, which last year launched a DPX-S445 casino gaming SBC with Intel 7th Gen Core CPUs, has announced a gaming, amusement, and […]
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Tiny, wireless enabled module offers OTA updates for Linux on Allwinner H5

Tue, 2018-02-27 18:37
Emlid’s 41 x 29.5mm “Neutis N5” module runs OTA-updated mainline Linux on a quad-A53 Allwinner H5, and offers a crypto chip, 8GB eMMC, WiFi with BT 4.0/BLE, extended temp support, and an optional development board. Emlid, which is known for its ArduPilot compatible, Linux-driven drone controllers such as the Navio2 autopilot HAT for the Raspberry […]
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Customizable Alexa development board builds on i.MX7 module

Tue, 2018-02-27 16:59
The Gumstix “Chatterbox for the Colibri iMX7” is a Geppetto-customizable, Linux-driven Alexa Voice Service development board that features Toradex’s i.MX7 based module, and offers a 2.5-Watt speaker driver, mic and audio jacks, plus WiFi, BT, Ethernet, USB, and more. Gumstix has partnered with Toradex to launch an Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS) development board with […]
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