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Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial adds ruggedization and FuSa cores

4 hours 8 min ago
Nvidia has launched a “Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial” module that adds to the original design with dual Cortex-R5 functional safety (FuSa) cores, 32GB ECC RAM, 64GB eMMC, -40 to 85°C support, and shock and vibration resistance. Nvidia has opened $1,449 pre-orders for a more rugged version of its Jetson AGX Xavier module, the most powerful […]

Quartz64 SBC starts at $60 and Pine64 unveils SOQuartz module with same RK3566

6 hours 24 min ago
Pine64 has launched a “Quartz64 model-A” SBC for $60 (4GB) or $80 (8GB). Upcoming projects include a “SOQuartz” module that runs Linux on the same Rockchip RK3566 and a PineDio LoRa gateway. Pine64 unveiled its open-spec, Rockchip RK3566 powered Quartz64 model-A SBC in February and followed by announcing a smaller, Raspberry Pi sized Quartz64 model-B […]

Xilinx unveils Versal AI Edge

Monday 14th of June 2021 08:40:50 PM
Xilinx announced a 7nm, headless “Versal AI Edge” SoC that runs Linux on dual 1.76GHz Cortex-A72 cores and has dual 750MHz Cortex-R5F cores, flexible, FPGA-like “Adaptible Engines” up to 520K LUTS, and “AI Engine-ML” cores up to 479 TOPS. Xilinx, which is soon to be acquired by AMD, announced its 7nm fabricated Versal ACAP processor […]

Compact Elkhart Lake module has 2.5GbE and triple 4K

Friday 11th of June 2021 07:32:11 PM
Portwell’s Linux-ready “PCOM-B645VG” Compact Type 6 module offers Intel Elkhart Lake E and RE CPUs plus up to 32GB ECC RAM, triple 4K displays, 2.5GbE, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, 6x PCIe 3.0, and -40 to 85°C support. Portwell, which announced an Intel Elkhart Lake based PQ7-M109 Qseven module last November, has returned with a COM […]

Compact Arm gateways offer optional CAN and isolated DIO

Friday 11th of June 2021 02:49:09 PM
Vecow’s rugged “AIC-100” and “AIC-110” IoT gateways run Linux on an i.MX6 ULL with 2x LAN, 2x COM, USB, and mini-PCIe with SIM. The larger AIC-110 adds 2x CAN and 12x isolated DIO. Vecow is continuing its Arm adventure with two compact, DIN-rail mountable IoT gateways that run Debian on NXP’s power-sipping NXP i.MX6 ULL. […]

Embedded Board Farm service enables remote testing and development

Thursday 10th of June 2021 09:05:09 PM
Timesys has launched an Embedded Board Farm service that provides secure remote access to embedded hardware and BSPs for Linux, Android, QNX, and FreeRTOS for software development, test automation, and debugging. Long-time embedded Linux software developer Timesys has announced the launch of Timesys Embedded Board Farm (EBF). The service “provides a secured, user-owned infrastructure solution […]

Linux-powered module has Cat M1, NB-IoT, and GNSS

Thursday 10th of June 2021 03:14:08 PM
TT Electronics announced a SODIMM-style “S-2Connect Creo SoM” module that runs Linux on a Quectel BG95-M3 module with an i.MX6 UL, 256MB RAM, 4GB eMMC, GNSS, and a pre-certified Cat M1/NB-IoT modem with micro-SIM. Swedish electronics firm TT Electronics has announced what appears to be its first Linux-powered device. The S-2Connect Creo SoM provides Cat […]

Octeon TX2 based module powers new ClearFog networking boards

Wednesday 9th of June 2021 08:21:02 PM
SolidRun’s tiny “CN9130 Mini SoM” runs Linux on Marvell’s 2.2GHz, quad -A72 Octeon TX2 CN9130 and powers new ClearFog CN9130 Base and Pro SBCs with up to 5x switched GbE, SFP+, M.2, 2x mini-PCIe, and optional enclosures. Over the years, SolidRun’s ClearFog line of networking modules, boards, and appliances have showcased various Marvell networking SoCs […]

3D printer board runs Linux on Allwinner A64

Monday 7th of June 2021 07:55:57 PM
Intelligent Agent’s $149 “Recore A5” 3D printer board runs Linux on an Allwinner A64, using the SoC’s AR100 core for real-time control. The SBC provides 6x stepper motor drivers, 3x heater outputs, a heated bed, 4x USB, and GbE and HDMI ports. Norway-based Intelligent Agent has begun selling the 5th Gen model of its open-spec […]

Xavier NX box has four PoE ports for GigE cameras

Monday 7th of June 2021 04:34:52 PM
Axiomtek’s rugged, robotics focused “AIE900A-NX” edge AI system runs Ubuntu on a Jetson Xavier NX and supplies 4x PoE ports plus GbE, HDMI, MIPI-CSI, DIO, serial, CAN, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, mini-PCIe, and 2x M.2. Axiomtek has added to its line of edge AI systems built around Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX module, including its general […]

Jetson based mini-PCs offer choice of Nano, Xavier NX, or TX2 NX

Friday 4th of June 2021 08:18:06 PM
Aetina’s “DeviceEdge Mini Series” edge AI systems run Ubuntu on Nvidia’s Jetson Nano, Xavier NX, or TX2 NX and offers M.2 with NVMe and options for up to 8x USB or up to 2x PoE. Aetina also announced Intel-based “SuperEdge” and “MegaEdge” systems with slots for Nvidia cards. Aetina announced a “DeviceEdge Mini Series,” starting […]

Fanless, slim-height signage system has Tiger Lake CPU

Thursday 3rd of June 2021 04:16:00 PM
Nexcom’s signage oriented “NDiS B360” embedded computer runs Linux or Win 10 on an 11th Gen Core CPU and offers dual 4K displays, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, 2x M.2, and -20 to 60°C support. The next time you are sitting in your car trying to read the calorie count for the Naked Chicken Chalupa […]

Compact edge AI box runs Ubuntu Server on 24-core Arm SoC with choice of NPUs

Wednesday 2nd of June 2021 05:57:10 PM
Vecow’s compact “VAC-1000” runs Ubuntu Server on a Foxconn FXN3102 with 24 Cortex-A53 cores and a choice of Lightspeeur 2801S and Hailo-8 NPUs. Features include 16GB DDR4, 64GB eMMC, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, SATA, and M.2 expansion. Like most embedded system manufacturers, Vecow focuses on Intel-based products. Yet earlier this year the Taiwan-based company […]

Hailo-8 NPU ships on Linux-powered Lanner edge systems

Tuesday 1st of June 2021 05:36:40 PM
Lanner is deploying Hailo’s up to 26-TOPS, 3-TOPS per Watt Hailo-8 NPU on two fanless edge computers running Linux: the Coffee Lake and PCIe equipped LEC-2290 and the compact, Apollo Lake based LEC-7242. Hailo and Lanner Electronics announced a partnership to deploy the Hailo-8 neural processing unit (NPU) on selected Lanner edge computers running Linux, […]

Cobot controller board runs Linux on safety-enabled Intel Elkhart Lake

Tuesday 1st of June 2021 03:56:23 PM
[Updated: Jun. 2] —NexCobot’s “SCB 100” Mini-ITX controller board for collaborative robots runs Linux on an Intel Elkhart Lake CPU with SIL2 compliant functional safety support and supplies 4x GbE and 2x EtherCAT ports with FSoE. Nexcom’s NexCobot unit has announced a Mini-ITX controller board for cobots (collaborative robots) that runs a Yocto derived Linux […]

LGA module and dev kit run Linux on i.MX8M Plus

Tuesday 1st of June 2021 01:33:28 PM
TQ’s LGA form-factor “TQMa8MPxL” module runs Linux on a 2.3-TOPS NPU enabled i.MX8M Plus with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 256GB eMMC. It also powers a “STKa8MPxL” dev kit with 2x GbE, 3x USB 3.0, 2x CAN, M.2, and multiple A/V links. TQ Embedded has launched a solderable, 38 x 38mm land grid array (LGA) […]

Zynq UltraScale+ modules include high-end Andromeda model

Friday 28th of May 2021 07:39:59 PM
Enclustra unveiled two Linux-driven Zynq UltraScale+ modules with up to 8GB DDR4: the “Andromeda XZU60” with 2x GbE, 5x PCIe Gen3, 6x Samtec, and up to 686 user I/Os, and a “Mercury+ XU6” with up to 294 I/Os. In 2017, Enclustra announced Mercury+ XU1 and SODIMM-style Mars XU3 modules featuring Xilinx’s Arm/FPGA Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC […]

Banana Pi with quad -A55 Amlogic S905X3 launches at $61

Friday 28th of May 2021 02:53:13 PM
SinoVoip has launched a $61 “Banana Pi BPI-M2 Pro” SBC with an up to 2.0GHz quad-core, Cortex-A55 Amlogic S905X3, 2GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, GbE, WiFi/BT, and 40-pin GPIO. The Banana Pi BPI-M2 Pro SBC that was revealed in March has gone on sale at AliExpress for $61 with 2GB LPDDR4 and 16GB eMMC. The open-spec, […]

Six-axis manipulation robot based on Raspberry Pi 4B sells for $699

Thursday 27th of May 2021 04:36:43 PM
Elephant Robotics’ $699, 850-gram “MyCobot Pi” is a six-axis manipulation bot that runs Debian and ROS on a RPi 4B. The bot has a 250 g payload, 280mm range, and a LEGO connector for attachments including a suction pump and gripper. Elephant Robotics, which found success with its Arduino-on-ESP32 based, six-axis MyCobot M5 robot, has […]

OpenOCD-ready HAT turns the Pi into a debugger with Cortex-M and JTAG headers

Wednesday 26th of May 2021 05:03:03 PM
Blinkinlabs’ $27, open-spec “JTAG HAT” that turns the Raspberry Pi into an OpenOCD compatible MCU debugging device with built-in Arm Cortex-M and JTAG headers. Netherlands-based Blinkinlabs has launched a JTAG debugging HAT for the Raspberry Pi for 22 Euros ($27) that supports the open source OpenOCD debugging software. The JTAG HAT is equipped with a […]