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Rugged Bay Trail COM offers soldered RAM

Mon, 24/03/2014 - 5:33pm
Kontron’s Linux-ready COM Express Compact Type 6 modules for the Atom E3800 come in standard and rugged versions, both with industrial temperature support. Like most major embedded vendors, Kontron has gone big on the Intel Atom E3800 (Bay Trail-I), having announced a COM Express Mini Type 10 computer-on-module (COM) called the COMe-mBT10 back in November. […]

Android-based touchscreen router does home automation

Sat, 22/03/2014 - 10:16pm
A Kickstarter project called Soap combines router and home automation features in a quad-core, Android-based tablet with 802.11ac, ZigBee, Z-Wave, and BLE. The Soap project has already surpassed its $80,000 funding goals, and there are still some packages left at discounted prices until the campaign closes Mar. 23 at 10:34 AM EDT. The touchscreen-enabled Soap […]

Bay Trail-based SBC family adopts three PC/104 styles

Fri, 21/03/2014 - 10:15pm
Adlink is readying four PC/104-style SBCs using Intel Atom E3800 SoCs, and offering SATA, GbE, USB, and multimedia ports, plus stackable PCI and ISA buses. Despite having absorbed PC/104-creator Ampro, Adlink isn’t the first embedded boardmaker out with Bay Trail on the PC/104 form-factor. That distinction appears to belong to ADL, which demonstrated its new […]

ZTE FunBox and MeBox take divergent Android TV paths

Fri, 21/03/2014 - 5:24pm
ZTE’s ZTE9 joint venture unveiled a Tegra 4-based media player and game console, and ZTE announced an IPTV/OTT STB, both featuring Android and video chat. Like Huawei, ZTE is a major Chinese telecom equipment provider that has more recently moved aggressively into mobile devices. They primarily serve up Android phones and tablets, but ZTE has […]