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Raspberry Pi CM3 based touch-panel computer starts at $113

Fri, 2018-05-04 17:44
Acme has launched a rugged, 22mm thick “CM3-Panel” 7-inch capacitive touch-panel computer built around a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3. Four models are available: WiFi, USB, WiFi and 868MHz Yarm RF, or USB and Yarm. Acme has followed up on last December’s CM3-Home home automation carrier board for the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 with […]
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Rugged, Ubuntu-ready computers are on a mission from Intel

Thu, 2018-05-03 21:08
Diamond has launched three rugged, Linux-friendly “SabreCom” mission computers with MIL-spec connectors and IP67 protection, based on its Aries (Bay Trail), Venus (Skylake), and Zeta (Apollo Lake) boards with mini-PCIe and PC/104 expansion. Diamond’s new SabreCom series of rugged, industrial temperature “mission computers” is part of its Sabre line of devices, which also includes its […]
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3.5-inch Apollo Lake SBC offers eMMC and dual mini-PCIe slots

Thu, 2018-05-03 17:29
Aaeon’s 3.5-inch “GENE-APL6” SBC ships with an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, SATA storage, a pair each of GbE, USB 3.0, and mini-PCIe, and up to 128GB eMMC. The GENE-APL6 lives in a parallel universe to the similar, recently released GENE-APL7. Once again, you get a standard-temp, 3.5-inch SBC built around Intel Apollo Lake Celeron or […]
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Untethered Oculus Go VR headset improves on Gear VR design

Wed, 2018-05-02 23:56
Oculus has launched an untethered, 3DOF head tracking “Oculus Go” VR headset for $199. The Go runs Android on a Snapdragon 821 and offers a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 display and two-hour plus battery life. Facebook’s Oculus unit has begun shipping its standalone Oculus Go alternative to the higher-end, tethered Oculus Rift, which sells for […]
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Atom C3000 based net appliance targets 5G vCPE gear

Wed, 2018-05-02 22:09
Nexcom’s “vDNA 1160” appliance for 5G vCPE and edge computing runs on an Atom C3000 with Intel VT-x, VT-d, and QAT technologies, and has 2x 10GbE SFP+, 6x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, 2x M.2, and SATA. Nexcom calls the vDNA 1160 a “virtualization networks and software-defined appliance” designed for 5G virtual customer premise equipment (vCPE) […]
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Raspberry Pi educational hacker kit includes 7-inch touchscreen

Wed, 2018-05-02 17:34
Elecrow has launched a Kickstarter campaign for a “CrowPi” computer education kit for the Raspberry Pi, featuring a breadboard, servo, stepper motor, LEDs, and more, including a 7-inch touchscreen built into a briefcase. On Kickstarter, Hong Kong based Elecrow is launching a CrowPi educational kit for teaching the basics of Raspberry Pi hardware hacking for […]
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Rugged Braswell industrial computer supports triple displays

Tue, 2018-05-01 19:03
Adlink’s Linux-ready “MXE-1500” industrial computer offers a choice of Intel Braswell SoCs, as well as 3x GbE, triple display support, vibration and shock resistance, and an extended temperature model. Adlink’s MXE-1500 updates the rugged design of its “best-selling,” but now end of life MXE-1300, which had an old school Intel “Cedar Trail” Atom N2550 or […]
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Tough, COM-sized SBC runs Linux on i.MX6

Tue, 2018-05-01 17:42
Versalogic unveiled a 95 x 95mm “Zebra” SBC that runs Linux on an i.MX6 Solo or DualLite SoC, and offers up to 4GB RAM, MikroBUS, CAN, -40 to 85°C support, and MIL-STD-202G shock/vibration resistance. VersaLogic’s Zebra is its second rugged Arm-based SBC after the Tetra model launched in February. Whereas the Tetra offers a 125 […]
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Linux still rules IoT, says survey, with Raspbian leading the way

Tue, 2018-05-01 00:24
The Eclipse IoT Developer Survey shows Linux (led by Raspbian) is the leading IoT platforms at 71.8 percent, with FreeRTOS pressing Windows for second place. AWS is the leading IoT cloud platform. The Eclipse Foundation’s Eclipse IoT Working Group has released the results of its IoT Developer Survey 2018, which surveyed 502 Eclipse developers between […]
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