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Ryzen Embedded Mini-ITX board has a 0 to 70°C range

Thu, 2020-02-06 18:51
Kontron’s Linux-ready “D3713-V/R mITX” is a mini-ITX board for signage, medical, and industrial applications with a Ryzen Embedded V1000 or R1000, up to quad 4K displays, wide-range power, and 0 to 70°C support. Typically, we limit our mini-ITX coverage to thin-profile, industrial boards, but despite its stacked ports, Kontron’s latest Ryzen Embedded V1000/R1000 board stands […]
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AA battery board for the Raspberry Pi Zero offers two-hour mobility

Wed, 2020-02-05 22:11
Gumstix has launched a $50 “Gumstix Raspberry Pi Zero Battery IMU” board for the RPi Zero or Zero W with a holder for two AA batteries that can be recharged through the Zero plus a 3-axis accelerometer and gyroscope. Gumstix has added to its line of Raspberry Pi add-on boards such as its Stepper HAT […]
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Fan-cooled Raspberry Pi enclosure supplies screw terminals for GPIOs

Wed, 2020-02-05 20:44
Pi-oT Hardware has launched a $35 “MKR Module” enclosure for the Raspberry Pi that routes unused GPIO pins to screw terminals. There’s also a fan, a breadboard, and circuit protection. Last August, Cleveland-based Pi-oT Hardware successfully launched a Pi-oT add-on board and enclosure for the Raspberry Pi featuring 5x relays, 8x ADCs, and power inputs. […]
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Linux-based ML kit for AWS combines i.MX8 QuadMax with an industrial camera

Wed, 2020-02-05 18:29
Toradex has launched a $490 “Apalis AI Vision Starter Kit” that runs Torizon Linux and an optimized ML stack with AWS IoT Greengrass on its i.MX8 QuadMax based Apalis iMX8 module. The kit includes Toradex’s Ixora Carrier Board and an Allied Vision Alvium 1500 CSI2 camera. Toradex announced a machine learning (ML) kit developed in […]
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Cyclone V based imaging and AI kit offers Basler cams and Myriad X

Tue, 2020-02-04 21:19
Aries’ C-Vision-Kit runs Linux on an Arm/FPGA Cyclone V SoC via an “MCV” module. The dev board includes 2x GbE, 2x serial, 2x CAN, 3x PMOD, a Myriad X AI module, an adapter for 2x Basler Dart cameras, and an optional display. Aries Embedded announced a design platform for artificial intelligence and industrial embedded vision […]
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Xeon-driven Coffee Lake system billed as “most powerful fanless industrial” PC

Tue, 2020-02-04 18:25
Aaeon’s fanless, rugged “Boxer-6641” runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on an 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPU with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x SATA and HDMI, 2x mini-PCIe, 4x GbE, 6x serial, and up to 8x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports. In the spirit of Muhammad Ali, who claimed with substantial justification to be the greatest […]
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Pine 64 previews RK3399 based HardRock64 SBC and SoEdge AI module

Tue, 2020-02-04 02:13
Pine64 unveiled a smaller, cheaper ($35 and up) “HardRock64” variant of its RK3399-based RockPro64 SBC that omits the PCIe and USB Type-C. There’s also a SoEdge module in the works with a dual -A35 RK1808 equipped with a 3-TOPS NPU. At last year’s FOSDEM 2020 event, Pine64 announced an ambitious roadmap of open-spec hardware products […]
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RK3288 SBC offers HDMI 2.0 plus M.2 and mini-PCIe expansion

Mon, 2020-02-03 22:38
Boardcon’s “Idea3288” runs Android 7.1.2 on a quad -A17 Rockchip RK3288 via a “CM3288” module with 2GB LPDDR3 and 8GB eMMC. The SBC offers GbE with PoE, WiFi/BT, M.2, mini-PCIe, and display I/O including a 4K ready HDMI port. Boardcon announced the 135 x 90mm Idea3288 as a smaller Rockchip RK3288 SBC alternative to its […]
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Indian teen launches Raspberry Pi 4 based STEM kit

Mon, 2020-02-03 18:35
On Kickstarter: a “Sania Box Embedded Computer Kit” for STEM education developed by 13-year old Sania Jain that combines a Raspberry Pi 4 with a kid-friendly, sensor-equipped add-on board and Python coding lessons. Despite continual efforts by the Raspberry Pi Foundation to remind us, it’s easy to forget that the ubiquitous Raspberry Pi was launched […]
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First Linux-powered Ryzen V1000 thin client can drive four displays

Fri, 2020-01-31 18:15
Radeus Labs has launched a rugged “RLDT-TC-G” thin client that runs a Red Hat derivative on a Ryzen Embedded V1807B. The system has a 180W power supply and supports up to four simultaneous displays. Poway, Calif. based mil/aero and satcom technology vendor Radeus Labs has released what it claims is the first rugged thin client […]
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Compute module and eval kit run Linux on RISC-V-based PolarFire SoC

Thu, 2020-01-30 18:56
Aries Embedded’s “M100PF” module runs Linux on Microchip’s RISC-V architecture PolarFire SoC and starts at $381 with 8x SERDES lanes and three levels of FPGAs up to 300K LE. A $684-and-up eval kit is also available. Germany-based Aries Embedded, which has produced Linux-driven compute modules such as the i.MX6 UL-based M6UL, has launched the first […]
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Sub-1GHz mini-PCIe card also handles 2.4GHz links

Wed, 2020-01-29 23:40
Gateworks has launched a second-gen “GW16122 IoT Radio” mini-PCIe card for Sub-1GHz and 2.4GHz BT5 LE, Thread, and Zigbee communications. The TI CC1352P driven card has a 20dBm amplifier for a longer range plus up to 352KB flash and open source software. The revised version of the GW16122 IoT Radio mini-PCIe card is designed for […]
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Tiniest i.MX8M Mini module yet ships with Linux BSP

Wed, 2020-01-29 22:29
Kontron’s “SoM SL i.MX8M Mini” module combines NXP’s Mini SoC with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 128GB eMMC. The -25 to 85°C tolerant module ships with a Linux BSP and measures only 30 x 30mm. Kontron has announced a solderable compute module that appears to be the smallest yet based on NXP’s i.MX8M Mini. The […]
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Compute module and ATX board set sail on Coffee Lake

Tue, 2020-01-28 22:54
Portwell’s “PCOM-B654GL” COM Express Basic Type 6 module and “RUBY-D811-Q370” industrial ATX board both run on 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs, and the RUBY-D811 also supports 9th Gen models. Features include 4x USB 3.1 Gen 2, 4x SATA, 3x 4K displays, and loads of PCIe links. We seem to be in the middle of the […]
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MintBox 3 debuts with 9th Gen Core CPUs, NVMe and Mint 19.3

Tue, 2020-01-28 20:03
CompuLab and the Linux Mint project have launched a “MintBox 3” version of CompuLab’s fanless Airtop3” mini-tower loaded with Linux Mint 19.3 and a choice of Intel 9th Gen CPUs: a hexa-core i5-9500 for $1,399 and an octa-core i9-9900K with GeForce GTX 1660 graphics for $2,499. For years, the Linux Mint project and CompuLab have […]
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Asus launches Coral-based Tinker Edge T SBC for $168

Tue, 2020-01-28 01:19
Asus has launched a $168 “Tinker Edge T” SBC that runs Linux on the same Coral SOM module found on Google’s Coral Dev Board, equipped with an i.MX8M and an Edge TPU. The SBC advances to 3x USB 3.2 ports and offers a second CSI port and a 12-19V input. Asus has begun selling its […]
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Apollo Lake and Allwinner based panel PCs target retail, kiosk, and medical jobs, and

Mon, 2020-01-27 23:08
Portwell’s LEAD Series panel PCs come with IP65-protected 21.5- and 23.6-inch capacitive touchscreens. Models include the Apollo Lake based LEAD-PPC with Linux, Win 10, or Android, and a LEAD-PND that runs Android 6.0 on an octa-core -A7 Allwinner A83T. Earlier this month at CES, Portwell launched a line of LEAD Series panel PCs and touchscreen […]
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Coffee Lake module boasts extended temp operation

Mon, 2020-01-27 19:08
Axiomtek’s Linux-friendly “CEM520” is a COM Express Basic Type 6 module with an Intel 8th Gen “Coffee Lake” Core or Xeon CPU, 4x SATA, PCIe x16, 8x PCIe x1, and support for -20 to 70°C and triple independent displays. Axiomtek has released the Intel 8th Gen based CEM520, which follows its earlier 6th Gen Skylake […]
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Open-spec SBC serves up 4k camera-oriented Allwinner V536 SoC

Fri, 2020-01-24 03:12
The open-spec “Lindenis V536” SBC runs Linux on the Cortex-A7-based Allwinner V536, a 4k camera-oriented SoC with integrated ISP and VPU. The 130 x 85mm SBC design is built in an SoM plus baseboard configuration. Lindenis Tech Ltd., a Shenzhen, China startup staffed by former Allwinner employees, has released the Lindenis V536, an open spec, […]
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Apollo Lake in-vehicle PCs have four PoE ports

Wed, 2020-01-22 23:47
Nexcom’s “nROK 6222” and similar “VTC 6222” are rugged, Linux-ready in-vehicle computers with an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, 5x GbE (4x with PoE), 3x mini-PCIe, 2x SATA, 2x HDMI, and CAN, serial, VGA, USB 3.0, and GPS. Nexcom announced a nROK 6222 computer for rolling stock applications and a similar VTC 6222 system for more […]
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