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Pantabox offers easier frontend for Pantavisor Linux IoT container software

59 min 36 sec ago
Pantacor released an open source frontend called Pantabox for remotely managing IoT devices using the Pantavisor Linux framework with LXC containers. There is also a new Pantavisor.io community site. Pantavisor Linux, previously known simply as Pantavisor, is a device agent for building an embedded Linux project using the lightweight Linux Containers (LXC) userspace interface for […]
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Linux-driven encoder board supports 4K H.265/HEVC

5 hours 43 min ago
Z3’s “Z3-Q603-RPS” encoder board runs Linux on Qualcomm’s quad-core QCS603 and encodes up to 4K H.265/HEVC and H.264 video with micro-HDMI in/out, Composite-in, GbE, COM, and KEL ports for Sony 4K and LVDS HD cameras. The last time we checked in on Z3 Technology was back in 2013 when the Lincoln, Nebraska based company launched […]
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Tiger Lake-H modules include Nano-ITX-sized COM-HPC Client B model

Wed, 2021-08-04 22:02
Congatec announced “Conga-HPC/cTLH” (COM-HPC Client B) and “Conga-TS570” (Basic Type 6) modules with up to octa-core Tiger Lake-H CPUs. The Conga-HPC/cTLH offers up to 128GB DDR4, optional NVMe, 20x PCIe Gen4, 2x 2.5GbE, 2x USB 4.0, and 8K support. Following Adlink’s announcement of its Express-TL COM Express Basic Type 6 module equipped with Intel’s new […]
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Tiger Lake-H module claims to be first with PCIe Gen4 x16

Tue, 2021-08-03 21:41
Adlink’s rugged, Linux-ready “Express-TL” COM Express Basic Type 6 module features up to octa-core Tiger Lake-H CPUs with up to 128GB DDR4, optional NVMe, quad 4K displays, 2.5GbE and GbE, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, and PCIe Gen4 x16. Adlink announced the second embedded board we have seen based on Intel’s new hexa- and octa-core H-series […]
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Pico-ITX board and compact system set sail on Elkhart Lake

Tue, 2021-08-03 17:31
Vecow’s “EPCB-1000” Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux or Win 10 on Intel’s dual-core Atom x6211E with up to 32GB DDR4, SATA, DP, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.1, and 2x M.2 with SIM. The SBC also powers a “PCB-1000” box PC. Vecow announced the Pico-ITX form-factor EPCB-1000 board and compact PCB-1000 embedded system along with a larger, […]
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Teensy SBC runs Linux or NuttX on SAMA5D

Mon, 2021-08-02 16:42
Starcat is crowdfunding an open spec, Teensy form-factor “Jupiter Nano” SBC that runs Linux or NuttX on a Cortex-A5 based Microchip SAMA5D. The $65-and-up board offers 128MB RAM, a microSD slot, dual micro-USB ports and 41 I/O pins. Seattle based Starcat, which has previously launched a HackEEG Arduino shield, has returned to Crowd Supply with […]
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SiFive speeds up RISC-V U74 cores as Canaan unveils a 3-TOPS Kendryte K510

Fri, 2021-07-30 22:17
SiFive announced a 11 percent faster “21G2” release of its Essential 7-series cores, including the Linux-ready U74. In other RISC-V news, Canaan is launching a dual-core, 3-TOPs Kendryte K510 CPU that is debuting on a quadruped robot. SiFive has announced a 21G2 update to its RISC-V architecture Essential 7-series. We also take a look at […]
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Coffee Lake desktop offers optional 120W graphics or three SATA drives

Thu, 2021-07-29 23:21
Kontron’s Linux-ready “KBox B-202-CFL” runs on 8th or 9th Gen CPUs with 2x DP, 2x GbE, and up to 10x USB plus M.2, mini-PCIe and PCIe x16 expansion. “Smart” options include two more SATA drives and support for 120W graphics. We missed Kontron’s KBox B-202-CFL when it was announced in Feb. 2020 as a stylish […]
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Rugged DIN-rail PC promises not to blow up in your face

Thu, 2021-07-29 21:23
Axiomtek’s Linux-ready, Apollo Lake based “ICO300-83M” DIN-rail PC offers ATEX/C1D2 certification for safe operation in highly explosive environments. Isolated I/O includes 3x GbE, 6x COM, and DIO, and you also get SATA, M.2, and 2x mini-PCIe. Axiomtek announced a rugged, fanless DIN-rail system billed as being “explosion proof.” The ICO300-83M may be tough, but it’s […]
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OKdo program will recycle your old Pi and give you £10 voucher

Wed, 2021-07-28 21:35
OKdo, Sony, and the Raspberry Pi Foundation have launched an “OKdo Renew” recycling program that will exchange your old RPi 3 and 4 boards and give you a £10 OKdo voucher. Meanwhile, RPi’s Eben Upton says the next Pi will likely be a RPi 4A due in 2022. The tech industry likes to talk a […]
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RPi 4 based mobile bot features optional 6-DOF arm

Wed, 2021-07-28 17:57
Elephant Robotics’ $700 to $1,200 “MyAGV” mobile robot runs on a Raspberry Pi 4B with a 360° lidar, 5MP cam, a 220 rpm/min motor, 4x omnidirectional wheels, and an optional 6-axis MyCobot arm. In May, Elephant Robotics launched a $699, six-axis manipulation bot called the MyCobot Pi, which is built around a Raspberry Pi 4 […]
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Full-featured RK3566 SBC ships with custom Linux stack

Tue, 2021-07-27 17:22
Boardcon’s “EM3566” SBC runs Linux on Rockchip’s RK3566 via a “CM3566” module with up to 8GB RAM and 32GB eMMC. Features include WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, 6x USB, SATA, M.2 for NVMe, and mini-PCIe with SIM. Boardcon has announced its first single board computer based on the Rockchip RK3566, following earlier Rockchip-based models […]
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RK3399 mini-PC offers wide range of TV tuner and wireless options

Mon, 2021-07-26 21:58
Geniatech’s $179-and-up “APC820” media player mini-PC runs Android or Linux on Rockchip’s RK3399 with up to 4GB RAM and 128GB eMMC plus GbE, HDMI in and out, 4x USB, and optional TV tuners, WiFi/BT, LTE, and other wireless links. Geniatech has launched a media-focused, wireless ready mini-PC based on the Rockchip RK3399 aimed at “commercial […]
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RK3566 powered mini-PC offers optional Wi-Fi 6 and 5G

Mon, 2021-07-26 17:42
Zidoo’s “M6” mini-PC runs Linux or Android on an RK3566 with up to 8GB RAM, 128GB eMMC, 3x USB, HDMI, GbE, 802.11ax, and mini-PCIe and SIM slots. Chinese media player and set-top manufacturer Zidoo has unveiled a mini-PC built around Rockchip’s 1.8GHz, quad-core, Cortex-A55 RK3566. The Zidoo M6 runs Android 11, Ubuntu 18.04, buildroot and […]
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OSS+ELC show returns live with RISC-V, AI, Martian rovers, and 30 years of Tux

Fri, 2021-07-23 22:55
The Linux Foundation has posted a schedule for its Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference, to be held (live this time) on Sep. 27 to Oct. 1 in Seattle. RISC-V is a big topic, and there is a keynote on the Martian Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter. The Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux […]
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Modules and dev kits expand upon Qualcomm QCS8250

Fri, 2021-07-23 00:23
Thundercomm’s “TurboX C865 SOM” and dev kit and eInfochips’ “EIC-QCS8250-210” Mini-ITX run Android 10 on Qualcomm’s QCS8250, an IoT variant of the Snapdragon 865. We also look at the new QCS4290 and Wi-Fi 6E ready QCS6490 SoCs. Last week, we reported on Thundercomm’s TurboX CM2290 and C2290 SOMs, which run Android or Linux on Qualcomm’s […]
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Radxa teases larger RK3568 SBC with dual GbE and native SATA

Wed, 2021-07-21 22:54
Radxa unveiled a “Rock 3 Model B” SBC with the same RK3568 as the Rock 3A but with the addition of WiFi/BT, a second GbE port, native SATA, and M.2 B-key and SIM slots for 4G/5G instead of E-key. A few days after announcing a developer-only launch of its Raspberry Pi style, Rockchip RK3568 based […]
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Add-ons supply CAN FD to Raspberry Pi Zero and Pico

Wed, 2021-07-21 21:25
Copperhill has launched a $71.95 “PiCAN FD Zero” HAT for the Raspberry Pi Zero with CAN FD and a 1A SMPS. There is also a new “CANPico” carrier board that integrates an RPi Pico. Copperhill Technologies has introduced two new CAN FD add-on boards for the Raspberry Pi. The $71.95 PiCAN FD Zero supports the […]
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Elkhart Lake arrives on Nano-ITX board

Wed, 2021-07-21 17:10
Portwell’s “Nano-6063” SBC is equipped with Intel’s Atom x6000E with up to 32GB DDR4, triple displays, GbE, 2.5GbE with TSN/TCC, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, SATA, serial, M.2, mini-PCIe, and -40 to 85°C support. American Portwell has launched an Intel Elkhart Lake based Nano-ITX board, which follows its Apollo Lake powered Nano-6062. This is the first […]
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Tiny compute module and dev kit give root to STM32MP1 applications

Tue, 2021-07-20 21:31
MYIR’s tiny “MYC-YA15XC-T” module runs Linux on ST’s STM32MP1 with up to 512MB DDR3L and 4GB eMMC and optional -45 to -85°C support. The module is supported with a “MYD-YA15XC-T” dev kit. MYIR announced a 39 x 37mm MYC-YA15XC-T module as a more compact alternative to its 45 x 43mm MYC-YA157C module, which similarly runs […]
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