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Tiny USB bridge board helps tame I2C traffic

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-12-05 23:27
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 […]
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Edge AI motherboard combines Coffee Lake with MXM-linked Nvidia GPU cards

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-12-05 20:57
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 […]
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Rugged Versalogic board expands upon Intel Apollo Lake

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-12-05 18:26
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 […]
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SBCs and compact embedded PCs run Linux on Ryzen Embedded

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-12-05 01:09
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 […]
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Rock Pi N10 SBC delivers AI-enhanced RK3399Pro starting at $99

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-12-04 19:03
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 […]
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SMARC module runs Linux on power-sipping i.MX8M Nano

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-12-03 23:40
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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AMD’s unveils Ryzen Embedded mini-PC ecosystem, including new OnLogic systems

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-12-03 20:50
AMD has launched an “open ecosystem” for mini-PCs running on its Ryzen Embedded V1000 and R1000 CPUs including new Linux-ready models such as OnLogic’s ML100G-40 and MC510-40, EEPD’s BoxPC-NUCV and -NUCR, and the previously announced Simply NUC Sequoia. Here we take a closer look at the OnLogic systems. AMD has launched a marketing campaign for […]
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Orange Pi 4 launches at $60 with 4GB RAM

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-11-29 18:49
The Orange Pi 4 and 4B SBCs have launched at $59.90 and $69.90, respectively, running Linux or Android on a RK3399 with 4GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI, Type-C with DP, 40-pin, PCIe, and more. The 4B adds a 2.8-TOPS NPU. Earlier this month, Shenzhen Xunlong teased a Rockchip RK3399 based Orange Pi 4 […]
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PinePhone goes on sale for $150 and Ubuntu Touch ports to the Pi

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-11-27 19:42
Pine64’s open source PinePhone has launched at $150 for a developer’s edition. The smartphone is supported by UBports’ Ubuntu Touch, which also now works on a Raspberry Pi 3 with touchscreen as well as an AOSP-based “Volla Phone,” now on Kickstarter. Linux-based phones that don’t use Google’s Android have had a rough go of it […]
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Compact, Jetson Nano based embedded computer has five GbE ports

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-11-26 20:14
Aaeon’s compact “Boxer-8220AI” runs Linux on a Jetson Nano module and offers 5x GbE ports for IP cameras plus 4x USB 3.0, 2x COM, and an HDMI port. Aaeon has unveiled its first compact Boxer computer with Nvidia’s Jetson Nano instead of the higher powered Jetson TX2 found on the other AI models. The fanless, […]
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Lenovo goes open source with RK3399 and AM5708 SBCs

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-11-26 17:48
Lenovo’s open-spec, $141 “Leez P710” SBC runs Ubuntu or Android 9.0 on an RK3399 with 4GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, 40-pin GPIO, M.2, HDMI 2.0, and 4x USB ports. Up next is a Leez P515 board with a TI AM5708. Lenovo has followed fellow PC vendor Asus into the community-backed SBC market and is similarly debuting […]
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Linux-powered handheld is like a PocketChip on steroids

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-11-25 23:37
Source Parts has opened $199 pre-orders for a Linux-driven, quad -A53 “Pocket P.C.” handheld with 2GB DDR3, 32GB eMMC, 4x USB Type-C, keyboard, 5-inch HD touchscreen, WiFi/BT, and optional LoRa and GNSS. In June, Source Parts went to Kickstarter to resurrect the design of the now defunct Next Thing’s open-spec Chip SBC as a $49 […]
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Specs teased for camera-focused S3-OLinuXino SBC

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-11-25 16:09
Olimex has asked for public comment on preliminary specs for an Allwinner S3-based “S3-OLinuXino” IP camera board with PoE support, onboard WiFi, and dual MIPI-CSI interfaces, one of which supports Raspberry Pi cams. Olimex has published basic specs and a request for public comment on WordPress — and has posted schematics on GitHub — for […]
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All-in-one 23.8-inch thin client integrates SDM-L computer

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-11-22 23:46
Clientron’s “TC-238 AIO Thin Client” has a 23.8-inch display and an Atom x5-E38000 SoC implemented via Intel’s SDM-Large form factor. Triple simultaneous displays are available thanks to DVI-D and 4K-ready DP ports. Thin client vendor Clientron, which last year released an S-Cube Pi 3 B+ Thin Client built around the Raspberry Pi 3 B+, has […]
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Yocto-based Torizon distro adds OTA updater

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-11-21 23:01
Toradex has released an experimental version of an OTA updater for its new Torizon embedded Linux distribution. Torizon OTA offers fault-tolerant features and supports web-based remote management including grouping of devices into fleets. In May, Toradex announced an industrial grade Torizon Linux distribution aimed mostly at Windows developers looking for an easy entry into embedded […]
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Rugged Kaby Lake vehicle PC does it all on the road or rail

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-11-21 17:25
Vecow’s Linux-friendly “IVH-9024MX ICY” in-vehicle PC runs on a 7th or 6th Gen Core or Xeon CPUs and offers triple displays, 6x SATA bays, 4x PoE+ ports, 2x mini-PCIe, and EN50155: 2017 and EN45545-2 railway compliance. Vecow unveiled the rugged IVH-9024MX ICY back in June as an all-purpose in-vehicle and rolling-stock computer and this week […]
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AiO touch-panel systems tap Intel’s Whiskey Lake

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-11-21 00:14
Taicenn’s IP65-protected “TPC-PCM” industrial all-in-one touch-panel computers feature 15- to 24-inch touchscreens, 8th Gen Whiskey Lake processors, up to 64GB DDR4L, HDMI and DP ports, and optional wireless. Taicenn announced a new line of industrial touch-panel computers that improve upon the similar TPC-DCM line of touch-panel systems announced in June. The TPC-PCM systems advance to […]
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Thin clients showcase new Gemini Lake Refresh chips

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-11-19 23:04
Fujitsu’s three new “Futro” thin clients feature the Linux-based eLux RP stack running on Intel’s Gemini Lake Refresh SoCs. The quad-core Futro S9010 and S7010 and the dual-core S5010 offer GbE, 2x DP, and 7x USB ports. Fujitsu has expanded its line of Futro thin clients with three models that feature Intel’s recently announced Gemini […]
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Orange Pi 4 has an RK3399 and an optional NPU

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-11-19 18:02
Shenzhen Xunlong has posted preliminary specs for a Rockchip RK3399 based “Orange Pi 4” SBC that is smaller and more affordable than the Orange Pi RK3399 and faster and more feature rich than the Orange Pi 3. A 4B variant adds a Lightspeeur 2801S AI chip. New Orange Pi boards usually just show up unannounced […]
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Gemini Lake based Lattepanda Delta SBC relaunches for $188

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-11-18 21:55
DFRobot’s previously Kickstartered, Ubuntu-ready LattePanda Delta SBC has relaunched for $188 with a quad-core Gemini Lake SoC. The Intel Core-based Lattepanda Alpha is already available starting at $379 for a model that recently switched from a 7th Gen to an 8th Gen Amber Lake-Y CPU. Back in Dec. 2017, DFRobot’s LattePanda project went to Kickstarter […]
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