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World’s first AMD-based NUC mini-PC showcases Ryzen R1000

Friday 19th of April 2019 06:48:33 PM
ASRock Linux-ready “iBox-R1000” industrial PC and “NUC-R1000” mainboard provide the new AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC in a 4×4 NUC form-factor with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 3x USB 3.1, triple 4K displays, and 2x M.2 slots. In a renewed rivalry with Intel reignited by the success of its Ryzen line of processors, AMD […]

Tiny laser pico projector available in Raspberry Pi HAT model

Friday 19th of April 2019 03:58:12 PM
On Kickstarter: a tiny, laser-based “Nebra AnyBeam” pico projector with 720p resolution and up to 381cm screen sizes available in four versions: standalone, dev kit, Raspberry Pi HAT, and an RPi-Zero W based “Monster Ball.” A Pi Supply spinoff called Nebra has successfully launched the “world’s smallest pocket laser pico projector” on Kickstarter. The fanless, […]

In-flight WiFi streamer supports 100 clients with 8TB of video

Thursday 18th of April 2019 07:11:05 PM
Kontron has launched a “Cab-n-Connect” streaming wireless system for in-flight entertainment with an Atom C3000, dual 802.11ac access points for up to 100 clients, up to 8TB storage, and up to 12-hour batteries. Kontron announced production availability of an “entry-level” Cab-n-Connect P100 wireless streaming platform for in-flight entertainment (IFE) on commercial airplanes. The WiFi streaming […]

Open-spec touch panel computer runs on octa-core SoC

Thursday 18th of April 2019 04:36:15 PM
FriendlyElec’s $90 “Octa-Core 64-bit AiO Android System” touch-panel features a sandwich-style mainboard with a Smart6818 compute module running a Samsung S5P6818 plus a 9-inch, 1280 x 800 touchscreen, optional 4G, and -20 to 70℃ support. FriendlyElec (FriendlyArm) has launched an open source touch-panel computer called the Octa-Core 64-bit All-in-One Android System. LinuxGizmos reader John Joe, […]

Eclipse IoT survey reveals growing role for Linux and Arm

Wednesday 17th of April 2019 07:36:41 PM
The Eclipse Foundation released the results from its latest IoT Developer Survey of 1,717 Eclipse developers, finding growing use of Linux (76 percent), Arm (70 percent), and MQTT (42 percent). The results of the Eclipse Foundation’s 2019 IoT Developer Survey are out, this time with a larger 1,717-developer sample compared to only 502 in the […]

AI chip design combines up to six Linux-driven MIPS Open cores with TensorFlow engine

Wednesday 17th of April 2019 03:06:24 PM
Wave Computing’s “TritonAI 64” IP for edge inferencing enables SoCs with up to 6x open-ISA MIPS-64 cores (with SIMD) running Google TensorFlow on a Debian stack plus WaveTensor and WaveFlow technologies for up to 8 TOPS/watt neural processing. Earlier this month, Wave Computing released its first open source MIPS ISA without license fees or royalties, […]

Ryzen R1000 SoC offers dual Zen and triple Vega cores with a 12-25W TDP

Tuesday 16th of April 2019 03:40:19 PM
AMD unveiled a lower-powered version of the Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC called the Ryzen Embedded R1000 with dual quad-threaded cores, 12-25W TDPs, triple 4K displays, and support for dual 10GbE ports. When AMD unveiled the Ryzen Embedded V1000 in Feb. 2018, the chipmaker claimed the x86-based CPU delivered twice the performance of its earlier R-Series […]

Whiskey Lake shows up on a Linux-friendly industrial mini-PC

Monday 15th of April 2019 08:21:58 PM
ASRock has unveiled a fanless, Linux-ready “iBox-8265U” mini-PC with Intel’s latest Whiskey Lake CPUs, up to 32GB DDR4, a SATA bay, 2x GbE, 4x USB, triple displays, and extended temp support. ASRock Industrial Computer’s 171.8 x 150 x 71.5mm iBox-8265U is the first 8th Gen Whiskey Lake U-series based mini-PC we’ve seen. Several Whiskey Lake […]

Intel Core based thin Mini-ITX supports extended temperatures

Monday 15th of April 2019 05:24:19 PM
Avalue’s Linux-friendly “EMX-KBLU2P” is a thin Mini-ITX board with 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs, triple displays, 2x GbE, 2x SATA, 2x M.2, 4x USB 3.0, serial and GPIO interfaces, and -20 to 70°C support. Avalue announced a thin Mini-ITX board for signage, PoS, kiosk, AiO PCs, and industrial applications. Like the company’s EMX-SKLUP thin […]

Apollo Lake based network appliance runs Ubuntu

Friday 12th of April 2019 03:58:26 PM
Acrosser’s Linux-ready “AND-APL1N1FL” network appliance offers an Apollo Lake SoC, 6x GbE ports with 3x LAN bypass, and SATA III storage. Acrosser announced an “entry level” and “cost-effective” network appliance for small office network, UTM, mail server, and firewall applications. The AND-APL1N1FL runs Ubuntu 18.04 with Linux Kernel 4.4 and above or Windows 10 IoT […]

Firms partner to integrate NASA cFS on space-ready cPCI SBC

Thursday 11th of April 2019 05:01:03 PM
Aitech and EFSI have teamed up to integrate NASA’s cFs (core Flight System) using Aitech’s latest space-ready CompactPCI SBC called the SP0-S, and EFSI’s Linux distribution. Aitech and Embedded Flight Systems (EFSI) have announced a partnership to integrate NASA’s cFS (core Flight System) into Aitech’s modular SP0-S space CompactPCI (cPCI) SBC. The effort makes use […]

ZigBee hub builds on Raspberry Pi

Wednesday 10th of April 2019 06:01:10 PM
Dresden-Elektronik has launched two ZigBee home automation gateways: an RPi-based “Phoscon Gateway” and a “ConBee II” USB stick. The gateways run the company’s deCONZ Zigbee Gateway software paired with a new mobile app. Dresden-Elektronik announced the release of a ZigBee-enabled home automation hub based on a Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, as well as a second-gen […]

Toughened up in-vehicle PC offers triple mini-PCIe slots

Tuesday 9th of April 2019 10:46:22 PM
DFI’s rugged “VC230-BT” in-vehicle computer is equipped with an Intel Bay Trail SoC with 2x GbE, 5x USB, and 3x serial ports plus 3x mini-PCIe slots for storage and wireless add-ons. DFI has launched a rugged embedded computer for in-vehicle and fleet management applications. The fanless VC230-BT defaults to Windows 7, 8, 8.1, WES7, or […]

SOMs based on RK3399 and PX30 SoCs target IoT

Monday 8th of April 2019 09:58:35 PM
The RK3399-based SOM-RK391 and the Rockchip PX30-based SOM-RP301 are a pair of SOMs launched by Arbor. The boards both support Linux and Android. A carrier board supporting these, and future Arbor Arm-based SOMs is provided as well. Arbor Technology has introduced a pair of System-on-Module (SOM) products both based on Rockchip SoCs, the RK3399-based SOM-RK391 […]

First open source MIPS code is released

Friday 5th of April 2019 09:42:19 PM
Wave Computing has released its first open source MIPS ISA without license fees or royalties. The MIPS Open release includes the latest R6 version of the MIPS 32-and-64-bit ISA plus an IDE for embedded Linux and RTOSes and support for the free MIPSfpga core. As promised in December when Wave Computing made the surprising announcement […]

Rugged, Jetson-based computer supports up to six CSI cameras

Friday 5th of April 2019 05:22:03 PM
Aaeon’s fanless, $1,067 “Boxer-8130AI” embedded computer runs Ubuntu on a Jetson TX2 module and features 6x MIPI-CSI2 camera lanes, -20 to 50°C support, and a wide-range power supply. Aaeon continues to spin different Boxer-branded, AI focused embedded computers based on Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 module. The latest Boxer-8130A focuses on vision processing applications such as machine […]

Linaro launches two 96Boards SOM specifications

Wednesday 3rd of April 2019 12:30:22 AM
[Updated: April 5] Linaro has launched two SOM specifications for 96Boards—a Compute Module spec and a Wireless spec. It has also released two board designs based on the Compute spec, along with a 96Boards SOM Carrier board compatible with those two boards. Linaro, the Arm-backed open source collaborative engineering organization, has announced the publication of […]

Linux continues advance in smart TV market

Friday 29th of March 2019 07:50:53 PM
Linux dominates the smart TV market, which continues to grow despite concerns over privacy. A Strategy Analytics report pegs Samsung’s Tizen as the leading platform at 21 percent followed by LG’s WebOS at 12 percent. Despite some evidence last year that smart TVs were losing ground to streaming boxes, Strategy Analytics has released a Global […]

i.MX6 UL dev board targets Erlang and Elixir development

Thursday 28th of March 2019 09:27:38 PM
Grisp.org has gone to Kickstarter to launch a sandwich-style, $200 “GRiSP 2” board for prototyping bare-metal Erlang or Elixir based systems. The SBC runs Nerves on Linux using an i.MX6 UL SoC and offers WiFi, Ethernet, and a variety of Digilent Pmod interfaces. Under the leadership of developer Peer Stritzinger, Grisp.org is pitching a second-gen, […]

Modular Raspberry Pi based platform lets you build pro audio systems

Thursday 28th of March 2019 05:10:16 PM
MakeProAudio’s modular, Raspberry Pi based “MPA Platform” lets DIYers assemble professional audio systems ranging from mixers to synth platforms by combining various Tiles and Blocks via network-savvy GLUE control software. MakeProAudio has announced an ambitious MPA Platform for creating — and recreating — professional audio systems out of modular components. The Linux-driven MPA Platform is […]

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