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First Tiger Lake SBCs emerge

LinuxGizmos - 2 hours 57 min ago
Aaeon and Kontron are prepping 3.5-inch SBCs — and Advantech will offer a 2.5-incher — that debut Intel’s 11th Gen, 10nm Tiger Lake CPUs. The 15-28W TDP Tiger Lake offers better graphics than Ice Lake, including support for up to 4x 4K displays. Intel’s recent announcement of an additional six months delay in delivering 7nm […]
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Linux-driven Home Assistant smart hub starts at $219

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-08-06 22:58
zPoint Products has gone to Indiegogo to pitch an open source, cloudless “BaHa Box” smart hub starting at $219 that runs Linux and Home Assistant on an Allwinner H2+ or i.MX6 ULL with 2x USB, 10/100 LAN, WiFi/BT, and optional Zigbee and Z-Wave. Delta, Canada based zPoint Products, a spin-off of TechSol (Technical Solutions Inc), […]
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Datasheet: PC/104 Boards

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-08-06 18:44
(Circuit Cellar article) With roots that grew from the ISA-bus era, PC/104 has grown into an embedded board-level form factor suited to the PCI Express landscape. This Datasheet section updates readers on this technology trend and provides a product album of representative PC/104 and PC/104 family SBCs.
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Apollo Lake industrial mini-PC supports Linux

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-07-31 17:32
Vecow’s Linux-ready, -40 to 75°C tolerant “SPC-4010C” industrial mini-PC is built around a dual-core Apollo Lake SoC with up to 8GB RAM, 2x GbE, SATA, HDMI, 4x USB, and 2x mini-PCIe with SIM card and mSATA. Vecow announced a minor revision to its Apollo Lake based SPC-4010 mini-PC called the SPC-4010C. If you already know […]
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Ubuntu-driven Coffee Lake AI system features Myriad X, FPGA, and PoE add-ons

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-07-30 21:22
IEI’s “FLEX AIoT Dev. Kit” runs Ubuntu on a 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake with 2x GbE, 2x HDMI, 4x SATA, 3x M.2, PCIe x4, and 2x PCIe x8 slots with optional Mustang cards with Myriad X VPUs and more. IEI Integration has launched high-end edge AI computer that runs a “pre-validated” Ubuntu 18.04 […]
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Kontron debuts hardened OpenWrt stack on new rolling stock computer

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-07-30 17:07
Kontron’s fanless EN50155-certified “SR-TRACe-G40x” railway server and router runs a hardened, new hypervisor based on OpenWrt called SEC-Line on a Skylake or Apollo Lake CPU and offers 2x SATA, 2x GbE, LTE, WiFi, and GNSS. Kontron unveiled an “edge data processing router/server gateway” for the rail industry based on 6th Gen Core or Apollo Lake […]
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The Future of Linux Security: Securing Linux-Based Systems in 4 Steps

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-07-30 17:01
(Circuit Cellar article)The intricacies of maintaining today’s Linux-based platforms make it very challenging for developers to cover every potential entry point. In 2019 there was an average of more than 45 Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) logged per day. How does a development organization keep up with that?
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15-inch touch panel PC builds on Raspberry Pi CM3

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-07-29 22:58
Comfile’s 15-inch “ComfilePi CPi-A150WR” touch-panel computer is built around a Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 and offers an IP65 protected, 1024 x 768 resistive touchscreen pus USB, LAN, serial, and 22x GPIO. Comfile Technology has added to its line of ComfilePi touch panel computers built around the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3). The new […]
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Carrier board duo support Toradex’s Verdin modules

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-07-29 21:35
Linear Computing has posted specs for two carrier boards with optional enclosures that support Toradex’s Linux-driven i.MX8M Mini and Nano based Verdin modules: a general purpose “VSC-4436” and a “VBB-4449” DAQ controller. While reporting this week on Toradex’s Dahlia carrier board for its Verdin modules, we saw that Ontario-based Linear Computing, Inc. (LCI) had posted […]
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UP Xtreme Lite SBC offers more affordable Whiskey Lake option

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-07-29 17:56
Aaeon announced a slightly scaled down “UP Xtreme Lite” variant of its 8th Gen U-series based UP Xtreme SBC that provides up to 16GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.2, and 3x M.2 plus SATA, HDMI, DP, and 40-pin GPIO. Aaeon announced a Linux-ready UP Xtreme Lite version of its Kickstarter-backed UP Xtreme SBC, which […]
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Stackable Raspberry Pi HAT provides up to 64 Resistance Temperature Detectors

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-07-29 00:27
Sequent Microsystems is Kickstartering a stackable, $30 and up “Mega-RTD” HAT that supports up to 64 Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) channels for precise temperature measurements. Resistance Temperature Detector (RTD) sensors, which are used for highly precise temperature measurements in industrial and laboratory systems, can be found on embedded systems such as Advantech’s WISE-710 IoT gateway […]
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$149 Nano-ITX carrier extends Verdin SoMs including upcoming i.MX8M Plus module

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-07-28 18:26
Toradex has launched an open-spec “Dahlia” carrier for its i.MX8M Mini and Nano based Verdin modules with GbE, 2x USB 3.0, 3x USB Type-C, MIPI-CSI, DSI-based HDMI, and mini-PCIe. Toradex also revealed a Verdin module with the NPU-enabled i.MX8M Plus. When Toradex announced a new family of Linux-driven, i.MX8M driven Verdin compute modules at Embedded […]
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Embedded Vision Systems Adopt AI and IoT Tech

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-07-28 16:41
(Circuit Cellar article) As vision systems evolve, they’re leveraging all the latest technology trends in embedded computing. Box-level system solutions are keeping pace with AI-level processing, IoT functionality and advanced camera connectivity.
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M.2 card and Raspberry Pi based gateway deliver Real-Time Ethernet

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-07-27 22:34
Hilscher unveiled a “cifX M.2” card that brings Real-Time Ethernet and FieldBus to PC based systems. The company also released its previously tipped, Raspberry Pi based netPI Real-Time Ethernet gateway for $445. Hilscher has launched a cifX M.2 expansion card equipped with its netX 90 Real-Time Ethernet controller. It has also begun shipping a netPI […]
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Dual-display version of RK3399-based Rock Pi 4 starts at $59

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-07-27 18:07
Radxa’s “Rock Pi 4 Model C” SBC starts at $59 with a Debian-driven RK3399, 4GB RAM, and NVMe and dual-display support. Radxa is also offering some free beta samples of its Intel-based Rock Pi X. Last October, Radxa unveiled its Rock Pi 4 Model C variant of its similarly Rockchip RK3399 based Rock Pi 4 […]
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Robotics controller runs Ubuntu on AGX Xavier

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-07-24 17:46
Adlink’s rugged “ROScube-X” robotics controller runs Ubuntu, ROS 2, Adlink’s Neuron SDK, and AWS RoboMaker on a Jetson AGX Xavier with 2x GbE, 5x USB 3.1, 2x M.2, and optional PCIe, CAN, LTE, and time-sync’d GMSL2 camera I/O. In May, Adlink announced support for Nvidia’s “Nvidia EGX” AI edge solution on four new edge servers […]
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Whiskey Lake panel PCs feature Linux-based HMI tookit

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-07-23 22:09
Kontron’s rugged, 10.1- to 23.8-inch “FlatClient Panel PCs” have been upgraded with 8th Gen UE-series processors, an isolated power supply, and an optional, Linux-based QIWI toolkit for HMI displays. Kontron announced an update to its FlatClient Panel PCs that adds the option of an Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU. The announcement links to a […]
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SiFive speeds up U7 RISC-V cores as Codasip releases first Linux-ready IP

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-07-23 18:32
SiFive has upgraded its RISC-V Core IP, including its Linux-enabled U7-series CPUs, with a “20G1” release that boosts performance and reduces power. Meanwhile, Codasip unveiled a Linux-ready “Bk7” RISC-V core. RISC-V industry leader SiFive had updated is RISC-V designs for higher performance, lower power consumption, and reduced size with a Core IP 20G1 release available […]
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Machine vision camera offers choice of Jetson TX2 or Xavier NX

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-07-22 17:31
Adlink’s semi-rugged “NEON-2000-JT2” C-mount camera for machine vision runs Ubuntu on a Jetson TX2 or Xavier NX and offers GbE, USB Type-C with DP, and support for multiple sensors up to 5MP (2592 x 1944). Adlink has launched an all-in-one, Nvidia Jetson based NEON-2000-JT2 camera designed for AI-based factory automation, including faster, more accurate product […]
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Datasheet: Mini-ITX and Pico-ITX SBCs

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-07-22 15:05
(Circuit Cellar article) Based on the small-sized versions of the ITX motherboard form factor, Mini-ITX and Pico-ITX keep growing in popularity and in embedded market share. This Datasheet section updates readers on this technology trend and provides a product album of representative Mini-ITX and Pico-ITX SBCs.
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