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Raspberry Pi based thin client optimized for VMware Blast Extreme

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2017-08-29 17:17
ClearCube released a $120 “C3Pi Thin Client” built on the RPi 3 that runs a “Cloud Desktop” Linux distro and supports VMware Blast Extreme displays. Another thin client vendor has tapped the Raspberry Pi SBC to drive a low-end thin client, joining companies like NComputing (RX-HDX) and ViewSonic (SC-T25). At VMworld 2017, ClearCube Technology launched […]
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Compact thin client runs Linux, supports triple displays

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2017-08-28 22:16
10ZiG’s “5900q” thin client features a quad-core Intel Braswell SoC, triple display and 4K support, and optional PoE, WiFi, and M.2. At VMworld 2017 in Las Vegas, 10ZiG Technology unveiled a 5900q Thin Client & Zero Client Series with triple display support at 4K resolution, as well as optional PoE and “innovative touch technology.” The […]
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Raspberry Pi HAT spins up RFID and NFC

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2017-08-28 21:12
Eccel’s rugged “Raspberry Pi-B1” Raspberry Pi HAT add-on provides an RFID B1 module for enabling short-range RFID or NFC communications at 13.56MHz. Eccel Technology, which is also known as IB Technology, has launched a “Raspberry Pi Hat RFID/NFC Board” that is also known as the “Raspberry Pi-B1.” The HAT compatible add-on board has gone on […]
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3G-ready smartwatch runs on Linux

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2017-08-28 17:22
The Connect Watch offers a 4-day battery, a 3G radio, and a 2-megapixel camera, and runs the open source AsteroidOS on a quad-core SoC. Smartwatches have so far failed to stake a claim as the next big post-smartphone consumer companion, but that won’t stop new wrist-born contenders from showing their stuff. A French startup called […]
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Open-spec SBC features octa-core -A53 SoC

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2017-08-25 22:04
The “Khadas Vim2” SBC runs Android 7.1 or Ubuntu 16.04 on an octa-core, -A53 Amlogic S912 with up to 3GB DDR4, WiFi, GbE, HDMI 2.0, and dual USB ports. Late last year, the Khadas project launched an open spec Khadas Vim SBC that runs on the Amlogic S905X, a cheaper version of the quad-core, Cortex-A53 […]
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Embedded Linux Conference Europe schedule published

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2017-08-25 18:02
The Linux Foundation has posted a schedule for the Embedded Linux Conference Europe, to be held Oct. 23-25 in Prague with the Open Source Summit Europe. Full program notes are available for the combined Embedded Linux Conference Europe (ELCE) and Open Source Summit Europe event to be held in Oct. 23-25 in Prague, with discounted […]
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Tiny hacker board features dual Ethernet and a $13.90 price

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2017-08-25 16:51
The open spec, 60 x 45mm “Orange Pi R1” runs Linux or Android on a quad -A7 Allwinner H2 and features WiFi, USB OTG, and dual 10/100 Ethernet ports. Shenzhen Xunlong appears to be increasingly focusing its Orange Pi line of open spec development boards on small-footprint SBCs aimed more at IoT than multimedia applications. […]
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Adlink gear to showcase VMWare’s Liota based IoT framework

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2017-08-24 19:57
Adlink will offer the new VMware Pulse IoT Center service and Linux-friendly Liota (Little IoT Agent) to Adlink customers as pre-integrated solutions. VMWare, which is primarily known as a virtualization software vendor, stepped into the IoT market last year by announcing a vendor-neutral, open source Liota (Little IoT Agent) SDK for building secure IoT gateway […]
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Thin Mini-ITX board dishes up 15W Skylake-U chips

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2017-08-24 18:02
Advantech’s Linux-ready “AIMB-232” thin Mini-ITX SBC offers 6th Gen U-Series CPUs plus triple displays, 2x GbE, 2x SATA III, and 2x mini-PCIe links. Advantech has previously released a full-height AIMB-275 Mini-ITX board with Intel’s Q170 chipset and 6th Generation “Skylake” S-series or Xeon 3 CPUs, as well as a thin Mini-ITX AIMB-285 with an H110 […]
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Linux-based security phone to ship with source code

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2017-08-24 16:14
Purism is crowdfunding a security minded “Librem 5” smartphone that runs Linux on an i.MX6 or i.MX8, and offers a 5-inch screen and privacy protections. After the death of Firefox OS, the discontinuation of the Ubuntu Phone, and Samsung’s painfully slow rollout of its Tizen phones, the dream of establishing alternative Linux phone platforms not […]
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Rugged little embedded PC builds on Apollo Lake

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-08-23 22:22
Portwell’s “WEBS-21D0” features a quad-core Atom E3900 SoC, -20 to 60°C support, M.2 Type E expansion, and SATA and mSATA storage. The WEBS-21D0’s modest, 150 x 150 x 60mm dimensions are enabled by its 120 x 120mm Nano-6062 Nano-ITX motherboard, which was announced last November. No OS support was listed by Portwell for either the […]
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Touch-panel PCs run Raspbian on Raspberry Pi CM3

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-08-23 20:04
Comfile has launched two IP65 protected, resistive touch panel PCs with 7- and 10.2-inch 800 x 480 displays, built around the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3. RPi CM3 In February, Saelig Co. announced distribution of Janz Tec’s Raspberry Pi 3-based emPC-A/RPI3 industrial controller. Now, Saelig has launched North American distribution of Korea-based Comfile’s ComfilePi line […]
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Slylake-U Mini-ITX features mini-PCIe and PCIe x4

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2017-08-23 17:57
Habey’s Linux-ready “MITX-6960” Mini-ITX board features Intel’s 7th Gen U-series CPUs with 16GB DDR4, triple displays, dual SATA, mini-PCIe, and PCI x4. Habey has launched a MITX-6960 Mini-ITX board that runs Linux or Windows 7/8/10 on Intel’s dual-core, U-series processors from Intel’s 7th Generation “Skylake” family. You can choose between the 1.6GHz, dual-threaded Celeron 3855U […]
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Rugged, fanless box-PC runs Linux on G-Series, offers real-time Ethernet

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2017-08-22 03:34
MEN Micro’s rugged, fanless “BC50F” box-PC runs Linux on AMD G-Series SoCs, and offers dual HD graphics, GbE, “real-time Ethernet,” mini-PCIe, and more. Nuremberg, Germany-based MEN Micro (aka MEN Mikro) has for many years designed and manufactured rugged embedded PCs targeting industrial embedded applications as well as rail and public transport deployments. In addition to […]
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