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Open source project to build RPi powered smart delivery boxes to avoid Covid-19 contact

Thu, 2020-05-21 22:27
Techbase has launched a #CoronaIoT project that plans to build a wireless-enabled, open source Smart Delivery Box for contactless package delivery based on the Raspberry Pi and ESP32. Embedded Linux has already begun to play a role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in products such as open source ventilators and fever-ID equipment. Even […]
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Raspberry Pi HAT offers up to 40W class D amp

Thu, 2020-05-21 20:02
Infineon’s $37 MERUS audio amplifier HAT for the Raspberry Pi incorporates a MERUS MA12070P multilevel class D amp with up to 40W peak power and 48KHz/24bit music playback. There are plenty of audio HATs for the Raspberry Pi with built-in amplifiers that are perfectly suited for various IoT applications, but not many you would want […]
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Open source Raspberry Pi cluster software helps you evaluate cloud edge deployments

Thu, 2020-05-21 18:33
RackN has launched an open source “Edge Lab” reference architecture for building automated, multi-node Raspberry Pi clusters using its Digital Rebar platform for evaluating edge computing systems or emulating cloud platforms. RackN has posted open source code, instructions, and hardware recommendations on GitHub for setting up a Raspberry Pi cluster that works with its RackN […]
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Fanless edge server has 24-core Arm SoC and 3-TOPS-per-Watt NPU

Wed, 2020-05-20 21:57
Foxconn, Socionext, and Hailo are launching a fanless “BOXiedge” AI edge server with Socionext’s Linux-driven SynQuacer SC2A11 SoC with 24x Cortex-A53 cores. The system also features an up to 26-TOPS Hailo-8 NPU for analyzing 20 streaming cam feeds in real time. In January, Foxconn, Socionext, and Network Optix announced a BOXiedge AI video analysis solution […]
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Embedded computers tap Jetson Xavier NX and AGX Xavier

Tue, 2020-05-19 22:21
Advantech’s “MIC-710AIX” edge AI computer and 8x PoE “MIC-710IVX” NVR system run Linux on Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX. There’s also an AGX Xavier based MIC-730AI system. Advantech has launched two embedded computers built around Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX module, which recently began shipping with a $399 Jetson Xavier NX Dev Kit. The MIC-710AIX is a […]
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Coffee Lake Box PC offers PCIe and PCI expansion

Tue, 2020-05-19 18:15
Ibase’s semi-rugged “AMS210” box PC runs on 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs with features including dual SATA bays, 4x GbE, 6x USB, 3x DP, and PCI and PCIe expansion slots. Ibase announced an industrial embedded box PC and “automatic control system” for factory automation, machine vision, digital signage, and industrial IoT applications. The […]
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Ubuntu-friendly POS system has up to two 15.6-inch screens

Mon, 2020-05-18 20:33
Avalue’s Ubuntu-ready, IP65-protected “RiVar-1501” is a 15.6-inch, HD all-in-one POS terminal with an Apollo Lake processor, GbE, 6x USB 3.0, 2x COM, and support for a second touchscreen. Avalue announced a point-of-sale (POS) capacitive touchscreen terminal called the RiVar-1501 that runs on a quad-core Celeron J3455 from Intel’s Apollo Lake generation. The 15.1-inch, HD capacitive […]
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10th Gen Comet Lake-S splashes down on embedded PCs

Mon, 2020-05-18 16:16
Vecow’s Linux-ready ECX-2000 Series offer up to 10-core Comet Lake-S CPUs with 6x GbE with PoE and optional 2.5GbE and 10GbE. Below, we take a closer look at Comet Lake-S and sum up the latest news on Intel’s Ice, Rocket, Tiger, and Alder Lake. Vecow announced one of the first embedded industrial computers based on […]
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Little Linux wireless gateway keeps it simple

Fri, 2020-05-15 22:38
Artila’s compact “Wireless Gateway Matrix-702” for wireless remote monitoring runs Linux on a SAMA5D35 and offers GbE and Fast Ethernet ports and a mini-PCIe slot with micro-SIM. Artila has announced a “simple, cost-effective remote monitoring solution” for “device-to-cloud service.” The DIN-rail mountable, 109.6 x 89 x 30mm Wireless Gateway Matrix-702 has a similar form factor […]
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Stinger96 SBC launches and joins 500-unit giveaway of STM32MP1x based 96Boards

Fri, 2020-05-15 17:06
Shiratech’s $168 “Stinger96” 96Boards IoT Edition SBC runs Linux on an STM32MP157 and offers an NB-IoT modem. The SBC powers a $195 “IoT Box” system that adds WiFi/BT, mics, and sensors. Shiratech has joined Arrow and ST to give away 500 Stinger96 and Avenger96 SBCs. Shiratech has posted specs for a 96Boards IoT Edition Extended […]
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Toradex unveils Apalis i.MX8X module with Torizon Linux support

Fri, 2020-05-15 00:30
Toradex’s “Apalis i.MX8X” module runs Linux on NXP’s up to quad -A35 i.MX8X and offers ECC RAM support. The company also announced that its Torizon Linux distro is available for both the Apalis i.MX8X and smaller Colibri iMX8X. In February while reporting on Toradex’s new Verdin form-factor and Verdin iMX8M Mini and Verdin iMX8M Nano […]
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Xavier NX Dev Kit ships as Nvidia adds cloud-native support for all the Jetsons

Thu, 2020-05-14 18:44
Nvidia’s $399 Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit runs Linux on the hexa-core Jetson Xavier NX with up to 21 TOPS AI performance. The company also announced cloud native support for the NX and other Jetsons, thereby enabling container apps. Last November, when Nvidia unveiled its Jetson Xavier NX compute module, there was no maker-friendly developer […]
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Linux-driven networking SBC offers GbE, 2.5GbE, and WiFi 6

Wed, 2020-05-13 22:20
The Compex CP01 router board — also called the DR6018 — runs OpenWrt on a quad -A53 Qualcomm IPQ6018 and offers a 2.5GbE port, 5x GbE ports with PoE, an M.2 E-key slot, and dual-band 802.11ax (WiFi 6). A Compex CP01 router board has begun sampling with 802.11a/n/ac/ax (WiFi 6) built around a Qualcomm Atheros […]
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BeagleBone Green Gateway SBC offers LAN and WiFi too

Wed, 2020-05-13 17:27
Seeed has launched a $59.90 “Seeed Studio BeagleBone Green Gateway” SBC that runs Linux on TI’s Sitara AM3358 and combines the Ethernet port of the BeagleBone Green with the WiFi/BLE function of the BB Green Wireless. Seeed has launched a new model in its line of BeagleBone compatibles that balances the feature sets of the […]
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Coffee Lake computer offers MXM slot for GPU expansion

Tue, 2020-05-12 17:30
Cincoze’s rugged “GM-1000” embedded PC combines an 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPU with an MXM 3.1 socket plus 2x SATA trays, triple display support, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, multiple M.2 and mini-PCIe, and CMI/CFM I/O expansion. Cincoze announced a GM-1000 “GPU computer” that adopts the MXM 3.1 Type A/B expansion slot to support […]
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Open source laptop runs Linux on i.MX8M

Mon, 2020-05-11 21:53
MNT Research has gone to Crowd Supply to launch a $999, open source hardware “MNT Reform” laptop that runs Linux on an i.MX8M based Boundary Devices Nitrogen8M SOM and offers a 12.5-inch HD screen and an NVMe SSD. We first reported on the MNT Reform laptop back in 2017 when the prototype was equipped with […]
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Zynq UltraScale+ vision kit has a 4K ISP plus GigE and USB3 Vision cores

Mon, 2020-05-11 17:39
MYIR’s $599 Vision Edge Computing Platform (VECP) Starter Kit runs Linux on its Zynq UltraScale+ based MYC-CZU3EG module and integrates a CSI-connected Sony camera plus 4K@30 ISP, GigE Vision, and USB3 Vision IP cores. Last July, MYIR announced a MYC-CZU3EG CPU Module based on Xilinx’s quad -A53, FPGA-equipped Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC along with a MYD-CZU3EG […]
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3.5-inch SBC offers Ryzen V1000 and up to four GbE ports

Fri, 2020-05-08 22:55
Axiomtek’s 3.5-inch “CAPA13R” SBC features AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 and offers quad display support, 2x M.2 slots, and up to 4x Gigabit Ethernet ports. Axiomtek has launched a 3.5-inch SBC that offers a choice of two quad-core members of AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 family: the 3.35GHz/3.8GHz V1807B and 2.0GHz/3.6GHz V1605B. The CAPA13R is only the […]
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2MP embedded camera captures high frame rate video

Fri, 2020-05-08 21:20
E-con has launched a $199, 2-megapixel “See3CAM_20CUG” global shutter industrial camera with a USB Type-C interface that can capture monochrome low-light video at 2MP@60fps. Many of E-con Systems’ camera kits target specific Linux-driven embedded boards such as Nvidia Jetson dev kits while others, such as the new See3CAM_20CUG, have a more universal appeal. The 2-megapixel, […]
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SBC and box PC run Linux on dual -A72 LS1028A

Thu, 2020-05-07 23:43
TQ-Embedded’s “MBLS1028A-IND” SBC and box PC run Linux on a module with a dual-core -A72 LS1028A and supply 6x GbE with TSN. TQ also has a “TQMLX2160A” module with NXP’s 8-16-core Cortex-A72 LX2x CPU. While reporting earlier this week on TQ-Embedded’s TQMa8Xx and TQMa8XxS modules, based on an i.MX8X, and TQ’s TQMa8MxML module based on […]
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