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MIPS-based Omega2 Dash SBC has a 3.2-inch touchscreen

Monday 16th of December 2019 08:21:26 PM
Onion’s $69 “Omega2 Dash” SBC combines its WiFi-enabled, Linux-on-MIPS based Omega2S+ module with a 3.2-inch, 320 x 240 resistive touchscreen. There’s also a microSD slot, micro-USB port, and header for adding optional LAN, ADC, servo, and NFC/RFID modules. Onion has gone to Crowd Supply to successfully fund an open-spec, touchscreen-enabled SBC for IoT applications that […]

Rough, tough in-vehicle computer offers PoE and battery backup

Sunday 15th of December 2019 09:06:21 PM
Sintrones’ Linux-ready “VBOX-3611-IP65” computer for heavy-duty vehicles offers a 6th Gen Core CPU, 4x M12-style GbE ports with PoE, DIO with relay, a 9-48V supply with ignition and battery support, and shock/vibration, -40 to 70ºC, and IP65 protection. As the name suggests, Sintrones’ new Intel Skylake-U based VBOX-3611-IP65 features high-level IP65 ingress protection. This is […]

Raspberry Pi CM3 dev board breaks through with $38 price

Saturday 14th of December 2019 08:04:33 PM
Waveshare’s $38 “Compute Module PoE Board” extends the Raspberry Pi CM3 with a PoE-enabled 10/100 LAN port, 4x USB, HDMI, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, 40-pin GPIO, and an optional case. We’ve seen a variety of embedded systems based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3, including IoT gateways such as CompuLab’s IOT-GATE-RPi and automation controllers like […]

Linux-on-Jetson SDR board gets major SW upgrade and an enclosure

Friday 13th of December 2019 09:13:03 PM
Deepwave Digital’s v0.2 release of the Ubuntu-based AirStack for its Nvidia TX2 and Artix-7 equipped AIR-T SDR board adds variable sample rate, phase locking for MIMO, easier updates, and support for Jetpack 4.2.2, Docker, and the TX2i. There’s also an optional AirPack version and a new enclosure. Philadelphia-based Deepwave Digital has released version 0.2.0 of […]

Tiny i.MX6 UL DIN-rail computer has dual mini-PCIe slots

Thursday 12th of December 2019 10:13:48 PM
Axiomtek’s compact, rugged “Agent200-FL-DC” DIN-rail computer runs Linux on a low-power i.MX6 UL. Features include 10/100 Ethernet, USB, serial, DIO, optional CAN, and 2x mini-PCIe with a SIM slot. Axiomtek has posted product details for a “coming soon” Agent200-FL-DC DIN-rail computer. Like last year’s similar IFB125 and the IFB122 from 2017, the Agent200-FL-DC is a […]

Huge Coffee Lake Refresh system has four PCIe slots for Nvidia and AMD graphics

Thursday 12th of December 2019 05:28:35 PM
Vecow’s rugged, Linux-friendly “GPC-1000” computer has 8th or 9th Gen CPUs with up to 64GB DDR4 and provides 4x PCIe slots that support dual-slot graphics. Other highlights include 4x GbE with optional PoE+, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, 4x serial, 2x SATA, 2x mini-PCIe, and a 9-55V input. Vecow announced the release of the GPC-1000 Series […]

Secure, open source Linux handheld has an Ethernet port

Wednesday 11th of December 2019 10:45:20 PM
XXLSEC’s open-spec “ProteusDevice” handheld runs a security-hardened, Linux 5.4-based PriveOS without binary blobs on an i.MX6 with 1GB RAM, 8GB eMMC, 5-inch touchscreen, 10/100 Ethernet, and optional WiFi. Helsinki, Finland-based XXLSEC has posted specs for a security focused, i.MX6 Quad based handheld called the ProteusDevice, which is based on its almost identical, but slightly smaller […]

Linux-driven RISC-V core to debut on an NXP i.MX SoC

Wednesday 11th of December 2019 06:20:56 PM
The OpenHW Group unveiled a Linux-driven “CORE-V Chassis” eval SoC due for tape-out in 2H 2020 based on an NXP i.MX SoC, but featuring its RISC-V and PULP-based 64-bit, 1.5GHz CV64A CPU and 32-bit CV32E cores. Meanwhile, Think Silicon demonstrated a RISC-V based NEOX|V GPU. A not-for-profit, open source RISC-V initiative called the OpenHW Group […]

Eclipse Foundation launches Edge Native Working Group

Wednesday 11th of December 2019 12:00:03 AM
The Eclipse Foundation announced an “Edge Native Working Group” to develop open source software for edge computing, starting with its Eclipse ioFog and Eclipse fog05 projects. Members include Adlink, Bosch, Edgeworx, Eurotech, Huawei, Intel, Kynetics, and Siemens. The Edge Native Working Group is a “vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration that will drive the evolution and […]

Andes' RISC-V SoC debuts with AI-ready VPU as Microchip opens access to its PolarFire SoC

Tuesday 10th of December 2019 10:19:15 PM
[Updated: Dec. 11] — Andes unveiled a Linux-ready, RISC-V-based “AndesCore 27-series” CPU core that features a VPU for AI applications. In other RISC-V on Linux news, Microchip opened early access to its FPGA-enabled PolarFire SoC and Hex Five announced MultiZone Security for Linux. In conjunction with the RISC-V Summit in San Jose this week, Andes […]

LTE-ready Linux dev board powered by i.MX8M Mini module

Monday 9th of December 2019 11:17:04 PM
MYIR’s industrial-temp “MYC-C8MMX” module runs Linux on an up to 1.8GHz i.MX8M Mini Quad. It’s available as part of a “MYD-C8MMX” board that provides GbE, WiFi/BT, MIPI DSI/CSI, LVDS, M.2, and mini-PCIe with SIM slot. Like the MYC-JX8MX COM and MYD-JX8MX dev board announced in June, MYIR’s $79 and up MYC-C8MMX module and $169 and […]

SATA HATs support up to four drives on Raspberry Pi 4 or Rock Pi 4

Monday 9th of December 2019 08:16:12 PM
Radxa’s Dual ($25) and Quad ($35) SATA HATs work on the Raspberry Pi 4 or Rock Pi 4 at up to 400 MB/s via USB 3.0. There’s also a faster, 800 MB/s $49 “Penta SATA HAT” for the Rock Pi 4 that uses PCIe to support 5x drives. You can find a few SATA HATs […]

Rugged Coffee Lake PCs offer up to two PCIe slots and two HDD bays

Friday 6th of December 2019 10:23:08 PM
Nexcom’s fanless, Linux-ready “NISE 3900 Series” features an 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPU with triple display support plus M.2, mini-PCIe, 3x GbE, 10x USB, and 2x serial ports. Six different models have various combinations of PCIe, PCI, and SATA. Nexcom announced a new series in its NISE family of industrial computers that follows recent models […]

Low-cost, 802.11ac mesh router runs on OpenWrt

Friday 6th of December 2019 06:01:52 PM
FreeMesh Wireless has launched a “WE1326 LTE FreeMesh Router” that runs OpenWrt on a dual-core MediaTek MT7621AT with 802.11ac, 4x GbE, WAN, USB, and a SIM slot for 4G. It costs $150 with two FreeMesh nodes. FreeMesh Wireless has begun selling a $150, OpenWrt based mesh router designed for residential or SOHO environments, billed as […]

Tiny USB bridge board helps tame I2C traffic

Thursday 5th of December 2019 10:27:02 PM
Excamera has gone to Crowd Supply to launch a tiny, open source “I2CMini” USB-to-I2C bridge board for controlling and monitoring I2C traffic. The $17 device has a Qwiic connector, a 4-pin header, and a micro-USB port. A year ago, Excamera Labs launched a $29 I2CDriver I2C debugging board. Now the company has returned to Crowd […]

Edge AI motherboard combines Coffee Lake with MXM-linked Nvidia GPU cards

Thursday 5th of December 2019 07:57:21 PM
Ibase unveiled a Linux-supported “MT800M-P” motherboard for AI applications with an 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPU and an MXM slot for Nvidia GPU cards. Other features include 4x GbE, 2x DP, PCIe, M.2, and mini-PCIe. After watching the embedded industry squeeze and shrink their products for power- and space-efficient IoT devices, we’ve lately seen a […]

Rugged Versalogic board expands upon Intel Apollo Lake

Thursday 5th of December 2019 05:26:25 PM
Versalogic’s rugged, Linux-ready “Owl” SBC has an Intel Apollo Lake SoC with up to 8GB soldered ECC RAM, 8GB to 32GB eMMC, 2x GbE, 5x USB, 4x serial, and 2x mini-PCIe, plus SATA, LVDS, and mini-DP++. Versalogic announced a Linux-friendly SBC due in 1Q 2020 that continues its line of rugged, double-board Embedded Processing Unit […]

SBCs and compact embedded PCs run Linux on Ryzen Embedded

Thursday 5th of December 2019 12:09:13 AM
EEPD’s Linux-ready “ProFive NUCR” SBC and “Box-NUCR” embedded PC based on it are built around AMD’s Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC. The products follow the similar, but V1000-based ready “ProFive NUCV” and “Box-NUCV” released earlier this year. In mid-November, EEPD (or E.E.P.D.) announced an AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 based Box-NUCR embedded computer built in Germany that […]

Rock Pi N10 SBC delivers AI-enhanced RK3399Pro starting at $99

Wednesday 4th of December 2019 06:03:12 PM
Radxa’s “Rock Pi N10” SBC runs Debian or Android 8.1 on an RK3399Pro for $99 (4GB RAM/16GB eMMC), $129 (6GB/32GB), or $169 (8GB/64GB), with the RAM split between the 6x CPU cores and the up to 3-TOPS NPU. The SBC is built around a Vamrs VMARC RK3399Pro SoM. Radxa has gone to Seeed to launch […]

SMARC module runs Linux on power-sipping i.MX8M Nano

Tuesday 3rd of December 2019 10:40:50 PM
Congatec’s SMARC form-factor “Conga-SMX8-Nano” module runs Linux or Android on NXP’s under 2W TDP, quad -A53 i.MX8M Nano. Features include 2GB RAM, up to 128GB eMMC, a GbE controller, MIPI-CSI, LVDS, anbd optional -40 to 85°C support. Congatec added to its line of SMARC 2.0 modules running NXP i.MX8 processors with a Conga-SMX8-Nano module featuring […]

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