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Arm acquires data management firm and unveils IoT platform

Fri, 2018-08-03 21:49
Arm has acquired Treasure Data and is integrating its DBMS technology in a new “Pelion IoT Platform” SaaS service built around Arm Mbed Cloud plus wireless gateway technology from its acquisition of Stream Technologies. Arm announced an end-to-end Pelion IoT Platform for cloud-connected IoT device management and confirmed the rumors that it had acquired Treasure […]
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Latest EdgeX IoT middleware release gets smaller, faster, and more secure

Thu, 2018-08-02 22:56
EdgeX Foundry’s “California” release of its EdgeX IoT middleware adds security features and is rewritten in Go for faster boot and a smaller footprint, enabling it to run on its target platform: the Raspberry Pi. The Linux Foundation’s EdgeX Foundry project announced its second major release of its EdgeX IoT middleware for edge computing. The […]
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Two new open-spec Banana Pi boards feature PoE

Thu, 2018-08-02 19:13
SinoVoip is prepping an “Banana Pi BPI-P2 Zero” update to the M2 Zero SBC that adds 8GB eMMC and 10/100 Ethernet with PoE. There’s also an upcoming “Banana Pi BPI-R64” router SBC with a dual -A53 MediaTek MT7622, 4x GbE ports, and PoE. Most Chinese hacker board enterprises spring their SBCs onto AliExpress without much […]
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Reunited with LEDE, OpenWrt releases stable 18.06 version

Wed, 2018-08-01 22:41
The OpenWrt project released version 18.06 of its router-oriented Linux distro, representing the first stable release since the reunification with the forked LEDE project. OpenWrt 18.06 moves to Linux 4.9.111 for some targets and adds Spectre and Meltdown fixes. The OpenWrt project released a stable version 18.06 of the venerable OpenWrt Linux distribution for networking […]
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Apollo Lake embedded PC boasts eight PoE+ ports

Wed, 2018-08-01 19:21
Lanner’s Linux-ready, 1U “NVA-3000” embedded computer for video surveillance and machine vision is equipped with an Apollo Lake SoC, up to 4GB LPDDR4, dual GbE, 8x GbE with PoE+, 2x USB 3.0, and a SATA bay. Lanner Electronics’ 1U sized, 310 x 220 x 44mm NVA-3000 system supports video surveillance, machine vision, and industrial automation […]
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Linux boots on new “Shakti” RISC-V chip

Wed, 2018-08-01 18:21
The Shakti project, based at IIT Madras, has booted Linux on its first RISC-V processor. The 22nm FinFET fabricated, 400MHz Shakti chip can run at 1.67 DMIPS/MHz. Shakti — the Hindu goddess who personifies creative power — has been enlisted in a variety of creative enterprises, including Unilever’s Project Shakti NGO for empowering rural Indian […]
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SMARC module runs Linux on i.MX8 QuadMax

Tue, 2018-07-31 22:01
Congatec unveiled a Linux-driven, SMARC form factor “Conga-SMX8” module with an i.MX8 QuadMax, QuadPlus or DualMax, plus up to 8GB LPDDR4, dual GbE, HDMI 2.0, optional onboard eMMC and wireless, and optional “Conga-SEVAL” carrier and -40 to 85°C support. The Conga-SMX8, which follows other Congatec SMARC 2.0 modules such as the Conga-SA5, is designed for […]
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Google’s Edge TPU AI chip will run on a USB stick computer

Tue, 2018-07-31 18:38
Google followed up on its Edge TPU machine learning chip announcement by unveiling a USB Type-C based version that you can plug into any Linux or Android Things computer, including a Raspberry Pi. There are also new details on the Edge TPU dev board. Following Google’s announcement of an embedded friendly Edge TPU version of […]
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HD-resolution GMSL camera kit available in USB and Jetson TX2 models

Fri, 2018-07-27 23:28
E-con has released a four-board, 3.4MP “NileCAM30” camera system claimed to be the world’s fastest GMSL camera. Its available in either a USB 3.1 interface or a MIPI-CSI connection for linking to a Jetson TX2 module. E-con Systems has launched a four-board, fixed-focus 3.4-megapixel camera system with up to HD video resolution at 60fps and […]
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Stackable Raspberry Pi add-on targets industrial I/O

Fri, 2018-07-27 17:31
Sequent is Kickstartering an industrial “MegaIO-IND” version of its Mega-IO home automation add-on for the Raspberry Pi with 4x 4-20mA inputs, 4x digital inputs, and 4x 10A/250V relays, all with optical isolation, plus analog I/O and more. Sequent Microsystems has launched a follow-up to two previous Raspberry Pi add-on boards that found success on Kickstarter: […]
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DARPA launches POSH project for open source hardware IP blocks

Fri, 2018-07-27 00:22
DARPA announced the first grants for its $1.5 billion Electronic Resurgence Initiative for accelerating chip development. More than $35 million went to a “Posh Open Source Hardware” project for developing and verifying hardware IP. The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) announced the first grants for its Electronic Resurgence Initiative (ERI). The initial round, […]
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Linux-friendly Apollo Lake panel PC is ready to shake, rattle, and roll

Thu, 2018-07-26 23:04
Adlink’s has launched a rugged, customizable Apollo Lake panel PC series called “SP-AL” with IP65-protected 7- to 25-inch capacitive or resistive screens, expansion via mini-PCIe and Adlink FM modules, and extended temperature, shock, and vibration resistance. Adlink’s SP-AL series of all-in-one open frame panel computers ranges from 7-inch, 1024 x 600 to 21.5-inch, 1920 x […]
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