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Rugged transport computer features LTE, WiFi, GPS, and optional LoRa

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-16 21:04
Eurotech’s rugged, vehicle-ready “BoltGate 10-12” IoT gateway runs Linux on a TI AM335x and features an LTE CAT1 modem plus 2x LAN, WiFi/BT, GNSS, 2x CAN, isolated DIO, and optional LoRaWAN, UPS, and DAQ. Eurotech announced a multi-service IoT gateway for rolling stock, automotive, heavy duty vehicles, and rugged industrial applications. The LTE CAT1-equipped BoltGate […]
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Raspberry Pi-like SBC taps RK3566

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-16 17:30
Pine64 has posted specs for a “Quartz64 Model B” SBC with the quad -A55, NPU-equipped Rockchip RK3566, up to 8GB LPDDR4, optional eMMC, WiFi/BT, GbE, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, 3x USB, and 40-pin and M.2 expansion. In February, Pine64 revealed a Quart64 Model A SBC modeled roughly on the RK3399-based RockPro64, but with Rockchip’s 1.8GHz, quad-core, […]
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Modular HMI touch-panel runs on Raspberry Pi CM4

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2021-04-15 21:57
Seeed unveiled a $195, Raspberry Pi CM4-based “ReTerminal” HMI device with a 5-inch, 1280 x 720 touchscreen, a crypto chip, WiFi/BT, GbE, micro-HDMI, CSI, 2x USB, and 40-pin and PCIe expansion. Seeed has announced a modular human-machine interface (HMI) device based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4. The ReTerminal, which will go on pre-order […]
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MicroK8s footprint shrinks by a third for easier Pi and Jetson clusters

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2021-04-15 17:42
Canonical released MicroK8s 1.21, featuring a 32.5 percent smaller footprint to enable Kubernetes deployments of 540MB, thereby easing clustering on platforms such as the Raspberry Pi and Nvidia Jetson. Canonical took another step toward expanding the use of MicroK8s containers on low-power edge devices with the release of version 1.21 of MicroK8s, the stripped down, […]
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Tiny module and dev kit can run with Mini or Nano

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2021-04-14 22:02
Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ tiny “i.MX 8M Mini/Nano SOM” runs Linux or Android on the Mini or Nano with up to 8GB LPDDR4, eMMC, WiFi/BT, and an optional “Zoom” dev kit. Eden Prairie, Minn. Based Beacon EmbeddedWorks, which was formerly Logic PD and is now a subsidiary of electronics manufacturing services firm Compass Electronics Solutions, has announced […]
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Raspberry Pi CM3+ based gateway combines BACnet and LoRaWAN

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2021-04-14 19:54
Innovelec’s “Dingo LoRaWAN BACnet” gateway runs a Linux-based Dingo stack on an RPi CM3+ and can control up to 2,000 LoRaWAN end nodes as virtual BACnet building control devices. UK-based Innovelec has announced a Dingo LoRaWAN BACnet Advanced Gateway/Server that combines a LoRaWAN gateway with local I/O features compatible with the BACnet building automation standard. […]
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Mini-PCIe adapter enables M.2-based 5G on Gateworks SBCs

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2021-04-13 19:18
Gateworks’ “5G Cellular M.2 Adapter” is a mini-PCIe card for its Ventana, Venice, and Newport SBCs equipped with an M.2 B-key slot that supports 5G modems plus dual nano-SIM slots. Gateworks offers a variety of mini-PCIe modules for its Arm/Linux SBCs, including last year’s Sub-1GHz and BLE-equipped GW16122 IoT Radio. Now, to keep its customers […]
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Low-cost WiFi and LoRa gateway add-on offers flexible configuration options

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2021-04-13 17:41
On Kickstarter: a $21-and-up “Axon” board with 4x DI that can act as a standalone ESP8266-based WiFi gateway with optional LoRa and/or connect via serial USB Type-C to a Pi or other system. A Barcelona-based startup called Qortex is close to reaching its $1,189 Kickstarter goal for a flexible, ESP8266-based “Axon” WiFi and/or LoRa gateway. […]
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Nvidia launches TAO software for easier AI model training

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2021-04-12 22:51
Nvidia unveiled a GUI-based “TAO” framework that eases AI model training for GPU-equipped platforms such as Jetson. There is also an upcoming “Grace” CPU plus improvements to Nvidia’s Jarvis voice agent, Maxine video SDK, and other AI tools. At GTC 2021 today, Nvidia unleashed a torrent of announcements including the unveiling of an Nvidia TAO […]
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3.5-inch SBC features Comet Lake-S

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-09 23:10
Aaeon’s 3.5-inch Linux-ready “GENE-CML5” SBC supplies an up to octa-core 10th Gen Core CPU plus up to 64GB DDR4, 2x SATA, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.2 Gen2, DP, VGA, M.2 M-key, and PCIe x4. Aaeon has posted a preliminary product page for what appears to be the first 3.5-inch SBC built around Intel’s 10th Gen […]
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LoRaWAN HAT for Raspberry Pi offers GPS, too

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-09 21:15
Seeed has launched a $19.90 “WM1302 Raspberry Pi HAT” to house an $89.90, Semtech SX1302 based WM1302 LoRaWAN Gateway Module. The HAT also supplies a GPS chip. For a total of $109.80, Seeed can set you up with its recently introduced WM1302 LoRaWAN Gateway Module, which is available on a new WM1302 HAT for the […]
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New Jetson TX2 NX appears on compact edge AI computers

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-09 17:01
Aaeon has unveiled a pair of edge AI systems based on Nvidia’s new Jetson TX2 NX: The “Boxer-8230AI” offers 5x GbE while the “Boxer-8233AI” has dual GbE with PoE/PSE plus HDMI in and out. Aaeon is a prolific manufacturer of new embedded systems by any measure. Yet, many of its Boxer line of fanless, compact […]
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Toughened up Xavier NX edge AI system has four GSML cam links

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2021-04-08 18:06
Eurotech’s rugged “BoltGPU 10-31” edge AI and transport computer runs Linux on a Jetson Xavier NX and supplies 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, DP, WiFi 6, 3x M.2, isolated CAN and DIO, and 4x GSML cam inputs. Eurotech announced a BoltGPU 10-31 “subsystem” for rugged edge AI applications including rolling stock, automotive, and heavy-duty […]
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Rockchip based thermal screening AiO includes 2MP camera

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2021-04-06 16:40
Advantech’s IP65-protected “One-to-One Visitor Thermal Screening Kiosk” runs Android on a Rockchip RK3288 and has a 11.6-inch touchscreen, a 2MP camera for face capture, and an Avalo thermal sensor. A year ago, we posted a story headlined Embedded Linux joins the Covid-19 battle, which covered various embedded solutions targeting a response to the coronavirus. Products […]
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Mini-PC features RK3568, dual GbE, PoE+, and WiFi 6

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2021-04-05 22:48
On Indiegogo: Firefly’s $122 and up “Station P2” mini-PC powers up with a quad -A55 Rockchip RK3568 with up to 8GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC plus WiFi 6, 2x GbE with PoE+, 4x USB, HDMI, SATA, and M.2. Last year, T-Chip Technology’s Firefly community project launched a Station P1 Geek Computer mini-PC with a Rockchip […]
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Tiger Lake and 64GB NVMe squeeze onto Mini Type 10

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2021-04-05 17:27
Advantech’s rugged, Mini Type 10 sized “SOM-7583” module ships with an 11th Gen Core CPU plus up to 64GB NVMe, a 2.5GbE controller, and an optional “SOM-DB5830” carrier board. The SOM-7583 is the first module we have seen that deploys Intel’s 11th Gen Tiger Lake UP3 on an 84 x 55mm COM Express Mini Type […]
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Compact DIN-railer with 10GbE runs Ubuntu on quad -A72 SoC

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-02 21:38
IEI’s fanless, rugged “DRPC-330-A7K” embedded computer runs Ubuntu on a Marvell Armada 7040 and offers 10GbE SFP+, 2x GbE, 4x isolated serial, 2x USB, and 3x M.2 connections. IEI announced a networking-oriented embedded computer called the DRPC-330-A7K that runs Ubuntu 18.10 on Marvell’s Armada 7040 (88F7040). The DIN-rail form-factor system has a -20 to 60°C […]
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Edge AI gateway combines Raspberry Pi CM4 with Coral Edge TPU

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2021-04-02 18:23
Techbase’s “iModGATE-AI” gateway for predictive maintenance is built around the RPi CM4 and a Coral Edge TPU AI module and offers up to 24-bit analog inputs and an advanced 9-axis IMU. Techbase has announced an iModGATE-AI edge AI gateway that combines the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 or earlier RPi CM3+ with Google’s M.2 Accelerator […]
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Dev kit unlocks 2-TOPS Rockchip RV1126

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2021-04-01 17:21
Geniatech’s “DB1126” dev kit has a compute module that runs Linux on Rockchip’s quad -A7, NPU-equipped RV1126 and offers 2x LAN plus HDMI and CSI inputs. Geniatech also unveiled an RK3399 based SDM board for kiosks. Geniatech has posted a product page for a full-featured DB1126 development board equipped with a compute module built around […]
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Compact Whiskey Lake system has four USB 3.2 Gen2 slots

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2021-03-31 20:56
Advantech’s rugged “UNO-238” embedded PC runs Linux or Win 10 on Intel’s 8th Gen UE-series and offers up to 32GB of easily swappable DDR4 plus 32GB eMMC, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, 2x serial, 2x M.2, and DP and HDMI. Advantech announced a fanless, Whiskey Lake based IoT edge computer called the UNO-238 that […]
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