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Linux-driven Comet Lake laptop offers security features and dual 4K display support

Fri, 2020-07-03 17:20
Purism’s 14-inch, $1,199 and up “Librem 14” laptop runs the Linux-based, security-enhanced PureOS on a hexa-core Comet Lake-S and offers dual NVMe-ready M.2 slots plus dual 4K displays via HDMI and DP/USB Type-C. Purism has replaced its earlier, 13-inch Librem 13 laptop with a 14-inch Librem 14 model. Thanks to a smaller bezel, the 322 […]
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Raspberry Pi 4 based gateway with RS-232/485 and RTC sells for $90 plus the Pi

Thu, 2020-07-02 20:51
Advantech has launched a compact, IP40-protected “Uno-220” IoT gateway enclosure and HAT designed for a BYO Raspberry Pi 4. The HAT provides a RS-232/485 port, an RTC with battery, and 4x additional GPIOs. Advantech has launched what appears to be its first Raspberry Pi based embedded system. The $90, 100 x 70 x 33mm Uno-220 […]
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Zynq UltraScale+ SBC sells for $259, offers Baidu AI tools

Wed, 2020-07-01 18:20
MYIR’s $259 “FZ3 Card” SBC runs Linux with Baidu AI tools on a Zynq UltraScale+ via its MYC-CZU3EG module with 4GB DDR4 and 8GB eMMC. Specs include mini-DP, GbE, 2x USB, PCIe, 2x 40-pin GPIO, and CSI and BT1120 cam links. MYIR has launched a 100 x 70mm, -40 to 85°C tolerant development board built […]
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Compact embedded system showcases 5-core HiSilicon HI3559A

Tue, 2020-06-30 20:35
Aaeon’s compact “Boxer-8410AI” embedded AI edge system runs Linux on a penta-core, Cortex-A73 and -A53 based HiSilicon HI3559A with an AI-enabled VPU. Aaeon has posted a product page for its first Boxer computer to support the 5-core, Arm-based HiSilicon HI3559A SoC. Although the HI3559A was announced back in 2017 as a camera SoC that supports […]
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Whiskey Lake signage system has four USB 3.1 Gen2 ports

Tue, 2020-06-30 17:48
Ibase’s fanless “SI-642-N” runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on an 8th Gen U-series CPU and offers dual 4K displays, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, and 3x M.2 slots. We’re having a bit of a “Groundhog Day” moment here as we’re reading the specs of Ibase’s new SI-642-N signage player. The feature set is very […]
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CutiePi tablet based on Raspberry Pi CM3+ starts at $169

Mon, 2020-06-29 20:55
On Kickstarter: a $169 and up, open source “CutiePi” tablet that runs a Linux- and Qt-based stack on a quad-core, 1.2GHz Raspberry Pi CM3+ Lite. You also get an 8-inch, 1280 x 800 touchsceen, a 5000mAh battery, and USB and micro-HDMI ports. Taiwanese startup CutiePi, Which has been teasing details about its Raspberry Pi Compute […]
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Whiskey Lake signage player supports dual 4K displays

Mon, 2020-06-29 17:46
Axiomtek’s compact, Linux-friendly “DSP501-527” signage player is built around an 8th Gen CPU and supports dual 4K displays with DP++ and HDMI 2.0. Other features include 5x USB, GbE, M.2 M-key for NVMe, and M.2 E- and B-key slots for wireless or Myriad X AI. Axiomtek has launched a fanless, partially ruggedized digital signage player […]
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MontaVista adds continuous integration support

Mon, 2020-06-29 15:14
MontaVista announced v3.1 of its Carrier Grade eXpress 3.1 embedded Linux distro based on Linux 5.4 LTS and Yocto 3.1 LTS. CGX 3.1 improves support for CI/CD and is more closely aligned with the Yocto Project. MontaVista Software has upgraded its Yocto Project based Carrier Grade eXpress to version 3.1 with a focus on Continuous […]
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Tiny solder-down module and eval kit run Linux on an STM32MP1

Fri, 2020-06-26 18:41
Ka-Ro’s 27 x 27mm, soldered-down “QSMP” module runs Linux on a Cortex-A7 based STM32MP1 with up to 512MB DDR3L, 4GB eMMC, and an optional dev kit. A recent i.MX8M Mini and Nano based QS8M with the same QFN form factor ships with an RPi-style devkit. German embedded vendor Ka-Ro Electronics has launched a QFN-style, solder-down […]
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Raspberry Pi-like Zynq-7020 SBC sells for $72

Thu, 2020-06-25 22:12
Sipeed has launched a $72, open-spec “Sipeed TANG Hex” SBC that runs Linux on an FPGA-enabled Zynq-7020 with 1GB RAM, 256MB flash, 10/100 Ethernet, 4x USB 2.0 ports, and an early RPi-like 26-pin GPIO header. Chinese vendor Sipeed, which recently launched a Sipeed MaixCube dev kit based on a Kendryte K210 RISC-V chip, has returned […]
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Tracealyzer diagnostics software adds Linux support, offers free beta download

Thu, 2020-06-25 17:05
Percepio announced 45-day free evaluation version of its Tracealyzer 4.4 trace diagnostics program, its first release to support embedded Linux. At Embedded World in February, Percepio announced that its latest Tracealyzer 4.4 visual trace diagnostics release added support for embedded Linux. Two weeks before, Wind River announced it was making the software available with its […]
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Thin Mini-ITX duo includes Coffee Lake and Whiskey Lake models

Wed, 2020-06-24 21:21
Win Enterprises has unveiled a pair of Linux-ready thin Mini-ITX boards with 2x GbE and 4x USB 3.1 Gen2 ports: the Gen Coffee lake “MB-50050” with 4x serial I/Os and the Whiskey Lake powered “MB-50040” with up to 64GB RAM and optional 9-36V power. Win Enterprises has announced two new thin Mini-ITX boards aimed at […]
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Tiny, Linux-ready Gemini Lake mini-PC starts at $155

Wed, 2020-06-24 17:02
CHUWI has launched a 61 x 61 x 43mm “LarkBox” mini-PC on Indiegogo that runs Linux or Win 10 on Intel’s Gemini Lake with prices starting at $155 with 6GB LPDDR4, 128GB eMMC, an M.2 for an SSD, WiFi/BT, 2x USB 3.0, and a 4K-ready HDMI 2.0 port. Shenzhen, China based CHUWI has blown past […]
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Up to 21.5-inch touch panels power up with Whiskey Lake

Tue, 2020-06-23 21:55
Vecow’s rugged, 10.1- to 21.5-inch “MTC-7000 Series” touch-panel systems run Linux or Win 10 on an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU and offer 16:9 ratios, up to 32GB RAM, SATA, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, DVI-D and DP, and 2x mini-PCIe. Vecow has announced a line of rugged, all-in-one touch-panel computers with 10.1-, 15-, […]
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Linux-based wireless gateway links up to Azure-ready IoT stack

Tue, 2020-06-23 18:03
Cloud of Things’ compact, Arm/Linux based “DeviceTone IoT Gateway” gateway is equipped with MikroBus, LAN, GPIO, WiFi, LTE, MB-IoT, BLE Long Range, and DECT ULE, and works with a Genie edge node and Azure-certified DeviceTone IoT Suite. We found out about Cloud of Things’ DeviceTone IoT Gateway, DeviceTone Genie edge node, and DeviceTone IoT Suite […]
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Qualcomm router board offers 10GbE and WiFi 6

Mon, 2020-06-22 22:11
Wally’s “DR8074A” and Compex’s “HK01” are similar implementations of a Linux-driven Qualcomm reference design for its quad-core -A53, 802.11-ax enabled IPQ8074 router SoC. The SBCs feature 5x GbE and single 10GbE and SFP+ ports. Wally’s has posted specs for a DR8074A (HK01) router board based on a Qualcomm reference design for its IPQ8074 SoC. Earlier […]
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Coffee Lake system ships with optional Nvidia RTX 2060

Mon, 2020-06-22 17:08
Nexcom’s “AIEdge-X 300” runs Linux or Win 10 on an 8th/9th Gen Coffee Lake CPU and offers 2x SATA, 3x HDMI 2.0, 2x M.2, and a PCIe x16 slot with an optional Nvidia RTX 2060 card. Nexcom has announced an AI edge computer that offers a doublewide PCIe x16 slot for up to 160W graphics […]
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Coffee Lake monster loads up on SATA, PCIe, and M.2

Mon, 2020-06-22 15:42
IEI’s rugged, Linux-ready “TANK-880-Q370” runs on 8th/9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs and offers HDMI and DP, 3x GbE, 6x USB, 3x serial, 4x SATA, 4x PCIe, 3x M.2, and a mini-PCIe slot. IEI Technology has unleashed another one of its appropriately named TANK computers, following earlier models including the Intel 4th Gen “Haswell” based TANK-860-QGW. […]
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Ubuntu Appliances for Raspberry Pi include AdGuard, MQTT, Nextcloud, openHAB, and PLEX

Fri, 2020-06-19 21:51
Canonical has launched an Ubuntu Appliance project for container-like apps based on Ubuntu Core snap packages. The first five free appliances provide AdGuard, mosquitto MQTT server, Nextcloud, openHAB, and the PLEX media server on the Raspberry Pi. Canonical’s Ubuntu project has launched an Ubuntu Appliance sub-project that develops ready-to-use container applications based on Ubuntu Core […]
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Compact Jetson TX computer offers CAN and dual M.2 slots

Fri, 2020-06-19 19:51
Ibase has launched a fanless, extended temp “EC-3200” AI edge computer that runs Ubuntu on a Jetson TX2 with 5x USB, GbE, HDMI, COM or CAN, external GPIO, and 2x M.2 sockets. Ibase has announced its first product based on Nvidia’s Arm-based, AI-enabled Jetson product line. The compact, fanless EC-3200 is built around on Nvidia’s […]
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