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IoT survey: half of all developers already using AI

Wed, 2020-03-04 22:43
Newark’s latest IoT developer survey results reveal that 49 percent of respondents use AI in their IoT applications. There’s also growing concern for user privacy and increased adoption of off-the-shelf hardware. Online technology distributor Newark, which like Farnell Newark and Element14 is owned by Avnet, has released the findings of its Network Global IoT Survey […]
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Four-slot Raspberry Pi cluster board starts at $80

Wed, 2020-03-04 20:43
IPTerra’s “CloverPi” cluster board starts at $80 on Kickstarter, supporting up to 4x Raspberry Pi SBCs with power, switches, LEDs, and network headers for each plus a 5-port GbE switch with uplink port. Most Raspberry Pi cluster kits we’ve seen support the Raspberry Pi Compute Module, such as Turing Pi’s $128, 7-board Turing Pi Clusterboard […]
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Storyboard cranks up GUIs for iWave’s i.MX8 boards

Wed, 2020-03-04 19:11
iWave’s i.MX8 based modules and SBCs are now available with Crank’s StoryBoard GUI software, including its “i.MX8QuadMax SMARC” dev kit based on its iW-RainboW-G27D module. iWave announced that all its Linux-friendly, NXP i.MX8 family boards now ship with Crank Software’s StoryBoard GUI software, a competitor with Qt. Storyboard is available with ST’s STM32MP1 development kits […]
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9th Gen module debuts new COM-HPC edge server spec

Tue, 2020-03-03 22:35
MSC unveiled the first module based on the 800-pin COM-HPC edge server standard with a Linux-ready, Intel 9th Gen equipped “MSC HCC-CFLS” that adopts the COM-HPC/Client spec. Adlink revealed a proof-of-concept module using the larger COM-HPC/Server variant. Adlink, Congatec, and Kontron are the chief sponsors of the proposed COM-HPC (Computer-On-Modules High Performance Computing) server-on-module standard, […]
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Rugged 10.1- and 15.6-inch panel PCs support Ubuntu

Mon, 2020-03-02 15:46
Avalue’s fanless. 10.1- and 15.6-inch “ARC” panel PCs run Linux or Win 10 on an Apollo Lake SoC and offer WXGA capacitive touchscreens, SATA and mSATA storage, IP65, shock/vibration, and -10 to 50°C ruggedization. Avalue has expanded its ARC line of rugged touch-panel PCs, including its 12.1-inch Intel Bay Trail based ARC-1209, with 10.1-inch ARC-10W33 […]
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Linux-powered module charges up the RISC-V PolarFire SoC

Fri, 2020-02-28 22:40
Aries’ “M100PFS” module runs Linux on Microchip’s RISC-V based PolarFire SoC with FPGAs up to 265K LE. Features include up to 8GB LPDDR4, up to 64GB eMMC, and support for up to 16x SERDES lanes. Aries Embedded announced one of the first compute modules equipped with the PolarFire SoC, a Linux-powered, FPGA-enabled RISC-V SoC from […]
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Apollo Lake Mini-ITX board has thin profile

Fri, 2020-02-28 22:34
Winmate’s “IP70” is an industrial thin Mini-ITX board with an Apollo Lake Pentium N4200 plus up to 8GB DDR3L, 2x GbE, 2x SATA, 2x M.2, 4x USB 3.0, DP, HDMI, and -20 to 60°C support. Winmate has posted details on a “new” low-profile Mini-ITX board with an Intel Apollo Lake SoC and a -20 to […]
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Wind River launches dev site with TensorFlow for Linux and a free VxWorks download

Fri, 2020-02-28 16:39
A new “Wind River Labs” developer site hosts projects including TensorFlow for Wind River Linux, the first free VxWorks SDK, and VxWorks BSPs for the Raspberry Pi and UP Squared. One would think that when Wind River decided to launch a public-facing developer site, it would showcase the Yocto Project based Wind River Linux, which […]
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Congatec’s 3.5-inch SMARC carrier supports four i.MX8 modules

Thu, 2020-02-27 23:13
Congatec’s 3.5-inch “Conga-SMC1” carrier supports all its i.MX8-family SMARC 2.0 modules ranging from the i.MX8X to the i.MX8 QuadMax and offers 2x GbE, 5x USB, and 2x MIPI-CSI2. There’s also a kit that adds a 13MP Basler camera. Congatec has added a smaller (146 x 102mm) and presumably more affordable SMARC 2.0 carrier board alternative […]
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Linux-driven net appliance has six GbE and a pair of 10GbE ports

Thu, 2020-02-27 18:52
IEI’s compact “Puzzle-IN003B” networking appliance runs Ubuntu on a quad- or octa-core Atom C3000 with up to 128GB DDR4, 32GB eMMC, SATA, 2x M.2, mini-PCIe, 6x GbE, and 2x 10GbE SFP+ ports. Intel just announced a 10nm, up to 24-core Atom P5900 “Snow Ridge” successor to the server-class, networking-oriented Atom C3000, but we’re likely to […]
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Bye Bye 1GB Pi

Thu, 2020-02-27 17:30
The 2GB RAM model of Raspberry Pi 4 has dropped in price by $10 to the $35 — the same as the 1GB. The price drop followed the confirmation last week that a new RPi 4 has been released that fixes the USB Type-C problem. The Raspberry Pi Foundation celebrated the 8th birthday of the […]
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Tiny, Linux-powered STM32MP1 SiP ships with two dev kit options

Wed, 2020-02-26 23:17
Octavo will soon ship its 18 x 18mm “OSD32MP15x” SiP module, which runs Linux on an 800MHz, dual -A7 STM32MP1. There’s also a “OSD32MP1-BRK” breakout board and a more comprehensive, RPi-ready “OSD32MP1-RED” dev kit on the way. Octavo Systems announced that full production will begin by the end of March on its Linux-driven OSD32MP15x System-in-Package […]
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Module and dev kit unleash TI’s AM65x

Wed, 2020-02-26 19:15
Mistral’s “AM65x Industrial SoM” module runs Linux or Android on a quad -A53 TI AM6548 with support for TSN and industrial Ethernet protocols. Features include up to 4GB DDR4 and 32GB eMMC and a dev kit with 3x GbE ports. Bangalore, India based Mistral has released a Linux-ready compute module and development kit that showcases […]
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Intel’s 5G-oriented Atom P5900 features up to 24 10nm Tremont cores

Wed, 2020-02-26 00:49
Intel has launched a server-class Atom P5900 successor to its Atom C3000 based on its 10nm Tremont core. Aimed at 5G base stations, the faster P5900 offers up to 24x 2.2GHz cores and 32x PCIe lanes. Intel is making a major push for the 5G base-station business with a new Atom P5900 “Snow Ridge” follow-on […]
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Linux-ready SBCs and mini-PCs run Ryzen Embedded, including new 8-10W R1305G

Tue, 2020-02-25 22:13
Sapphire unveiled NP-FP5 and BP-FP5 SBCs with Ryzen V1000 and R1000 SoCs plus a G-series board, and Simply NUC revealed Red Oak (NP-FP5) and Post Oak (BP-FP5) mini-PCs based on the Ryzen SBCs. The NP-FP5 and Red Oak support AMD’s new 8-10W R1305G. At Embedded World, Sapphire Technology announced a pair of 4 x 4-inch […]
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Latest Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoCs run at 6-10W

Tue, 2020-02-25 18:20
AMD unveiled two new Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoCs: the R1102G with 6W TDP and the R1305G with 8-10W TDP. The dual-core SoCs are debuting on Simply NUC’s Linux-ready “NPFP5” SBC and “Red Oak” mini-PC and a Kontron mini-ITX. AMD is launching the two most power efficient Ryzen Embedded SoCs to date, extending its R1000 line […]
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Seeed’s Linux-friendly Gemini Lake SBC starts at $188

Tue, 2020-02-25 00:06
Seeed’s “Odyssey – X86J41058x” SBC starts at $188 with 8GB RAM and runs Linux or Win 10 on a quad-core, 1.5GHz/2.5GHz Celeron J4105 with Raspberry Pi, Arduino/Grove, and 2x M.2 slots. Options include 64GB eMMC and an enclosure. Seeed Studio has launched an Intel Gemini Lake based SBC it bills as the “most expandable Win10 […]
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Tiny, Linux-powered Sitara module has dev kit with dual GbE

Mon, 2020-02-24 19:53
MYIR’s 50 x 40mm, -40 to 85°C tolerant “MYC-C335X-GW” module runs Linux on TI’s AM335x with up to 1GB RAM and 4GB eMMC. It can be extended with a “MYD-C335X-GW” carrier with GbE plus optional SFP. We don’t see many Texas Instruments Sitara AM335x boards anymore, but if you’re still interested in this low-power, industrial-focused […]
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Whiskey Lake SBC has triple GbE and dual HDMI ports

Mon, 2020-02-24 18:04
IEI’s 165 x 115mm “Wafer-ULT5” SBC delivers an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-UE CPU with triple independent displays, triple GbE, 4x USB 3.1 Gen 2, mini-PCIe and M.2, and -20 to 60°C support. IEI has introduced an SBC with Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake processors up to a Core i7-8665UE with 4x octa-threaded cores @ 1.7GHz […]
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Dev kit showcases 15-TOPS NPU equipped Snapdragon 865

Sat, 2020-02-22 23:03
Intrinsyc’s “Snapdragon 865 Mobile HDK” runs Android 10 on the 7nm, octa-core, 2.84GHz Snapdragon 865 with 15-TOPS AI. The kit offers 6GB LPDDR5, WiFi-ax, and an optional 6-inch touchscreen and triple camera board. In its first product announcement since being acquired by Lantronix, long-time Qualcomm hardware partner Intrinsyc has launched a Mobile Hardware Development Kit […]
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