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Quad-GbE router board touches down for $68

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-08-27 18:24
SinoVoip has launched the long-awaited Banana Pi BPI-R64, a quad-GbE router board that runs Linux on a dual-core -A53 MediaTek MT7622 and offers 802.11ac, BT 5.0, SATA, 40-pin GPIO, 2x mini-PCIe, and optional 4G and PoE. SinoVoip’s Banana Pi project announced the Banana Pi BPI-R64 in early August of 2018. After a long gestation, the […]
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Allwinner-based Pico-ITX SBCs launch on Kickstarter

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-08-26 21:30
ActPower Taiwan has gone to Kickstarter to launch three “Project-X-A1” Pico-ITX boards starting at $44 that run Linux on Allwinner H2+, H3, and H5 SoCs and support Raspberry Pi HATs and homegrown expansion modules. Embedded technology vendor ActPower Taiwan has launched a Project-X project for small-volume manufacturers and individual buyers, starting with three Pico-ITX form-factor […]
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AMD R1000-based signage player does triple 4K with EDID

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-08-26 18:26
Ibase’s fanless “SI-323-N” signage player runs Ubuntu or Windows on an AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x M.2, mini-PCIe, and 3x 4K-ready HDMI 2.0 ports with audio and EDID. In April, when AMD unveiled a lower-powered version of the Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC called the Ryzen Embedded R1000, the […]
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Odroid-N2 media player bundle runs Amlogic-optimized CoreELEC

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-08-26 17:12
Hardkernel has released a media player bundle of its Odroid-N2 SBC loaded with CoreELEC, an Amlogic-optimized fork of LibreELEC. The CoreELEC Edition costs $65 (2GB RAM) or $75 (4GB) with case, PSU, and 8GB microSD card. Hardkernel has launched an Odroid-N2 CoreELEC Edition that combines the open-spec, community backed Odroid-N2 SBC with CoreELEC — a […]
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Automotive Grade Linux update clusters up — and IBM’s OpenPower opens up

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-08-22 23:37
The Linux Foundation’s AGL released UCB 8.0 with new improved profiles for telematics and instrument cluster and launched an Instrument Cluster Expert Group. The LF also gobbled up IBM’s OpenPower Foundation as IBM unveiled a royalty-free Power ISA. Prior to today’s Embedded Linux Conference and Open Source Summit, the Linux Foundation’s Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) […]
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Four Apollo Lake Pico-ITX SBCs start at $245 in single units

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-08-22 18:46
Logic Supply has launched four Ubuntu-ready “EPM16x” Pico-ITX SBCs with Apollo Lake SoCs starting at $245. The $426 and up EPM163 has a Pentium N4200, 4GB LPDDR4, 64GB eMMC, mSATA, mini-PCIe, and 2x each of GbE, DP, and USB 3.0. We’ve reported on over a dozen Linux-friendly Pico-ITX boards with Intel Apollo Lake processors over […]
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Linux-driven modules to showcase new MediaTek AIoT SoCs

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-08-21 22:34
Innocomm is prepping an “SB30 SoM” with the new quad -A35 MediaTek i300 followed by an “SB50 SoM” with an AI-equipped, octa-core -A73 and -A53 MediaTek i500. Both modules ship with Linux/Android evaluation kits. Innocomm, which has produced NXP-based compute modules such as the i.MX8M Mini driven WB15 and i.MX8M powered WB10, will soon try […]
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Customizable compute module and eval kit run Linux on i.MX8X

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-08-21 19:06
CompuLab’s rugged “CL-SOM-iMX8X” module runs Linux on a quad -A35 i.MX8X and offers up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC, up to 2x GbE, and optional 802.11ac/BT 4.2. There’s also a $395 eval kit. CompuLab, which has previously launched NXP i.MX8M-based CL-SOM-iMX8 and i.MX8M Mini based UCM-iMX8M-Mini modules, has now returned with a module that […]
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Rugged, Kaby Lake-U based IoT gateway offers Linux BSP

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-08-20 22:35
Advantech’s Linux-ready, DIN-rail mounted “ICO500-518” IoT gateway runs on 7th Gen Core U-series CPUs and provides swappable SATA, 4x USB 3.0, 2x GbE, 2x mini-PCIe, and 2x “PIM” slots for options including 8x GbE or isolated serial and CANBus. Advantech announced a compact modular edge gateway with ruggedization features for industrial IoT. Applications for the […]
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Mobile robot taps Jetson Xavier via new Aetina carrier board

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-08-20 19:46
Aetina announced a partnership to build an autonomous, solar-powered mobile robot with GPS tracking, sensors, and 6x HD cameras, based on its “AX710” carrier for the Linux-driven Jetson AGX Xavier. Taiwan-based Aetina and an undisclosed third party are developing a UGV (Unmanned Ground Vehicle) robot for border and shore patrol and other remote inspection and […]
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Compute module offers choice of 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:46
Aaeon’s “COM-CFHB6” COM Express Basic Type 6 module is available with 8th or 9th Gen H-series Core and Xeon CPUs and offers up to 48GB DDR4 with ECC plus support for 12x USB ports and 24 PCIe 3.0 lanes. Aaeon has announced a COM Express Basic Type 6 module that supports Intel’s 8th Gen Coffee […]
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Thin Mini-ITX board features 8th Gen Coffee Lake

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-08-19 17:59
Axiomtek’s “MANO521” thin Mini-ITX board features 8th Gen Coffee Lake processors with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x SATA III, triple displays, serial, GbE, and USB 3.0 ports, and M.2, mini-PCIe and PCIe expansion. Axiomtek announced an Intel 8th Gen thin Mini-ITX SBC with a 20mm I/O height, or 170 x 170 x 21.6mm with PCB. […]
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Compact computer designed for rugged field controller duty

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-08-19 16:36
Nexcom’s rugged, entry-level “NIFE 104” embedded computer runs Linux or Windows on an Intel Bay Trail CPU and offers dual GbE, RS232/485, USB 3.0, HDMI, TPM 2.0, and dual mini-PCIe. Nexcom announced a fanless, compact embedded computer that it variably describes as an M2M automation gateway, SoftPLC fieldbus controller, and general-purpose industrial PC. Measuring a […]
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Jetson Nano based robotics kit connects to SparkFun sensors

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-08-16 21:51
SparkFun has launched a version of Nvidia’s Jetson Nano based JetBot AI Kit robotics kit equipped with its Qwiic pHat, a wide-angle camera, and more. Also new: a SparkFun DLI Kit for Jetson Nano to use in conjunction with an Nvidia AI course. When Nvidia launched its Linux-powered Jetson Nano module and $99 Jetson Nano […]
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Type 2 customers can now update to Skylake and Kaby Lake

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-08-16 17:04
Adlink has released two Linux-ready COM Express Basic Type 2 modules for legacy customers: The Express-SL2 offers Intel 6th Gen and the Express-KL2 features 7th Gen processors. Back in 2014, Adlink launched a pair of COM Express Type 2 drop-in replacement modules running on Intel 4th Gen. Core (Express-HL2) and Bay Trail Atom (cExpress-BT2). We […]
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Add-on for Octeon TX based SBCs enables up to 21 WiFi access points

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-08-15 22:23
Gateworks’ GW16081 mini-PCIe expansion modules can be connected to its Linux-driven Newport GW6400 and GW6300 networking SBCs, enabling up to 21 WiFi APs for multi-radio applications. When Gateworks launched its Ventana line of i.MX6-based SBCs back in 2013, it also announced a line of mini-PCIe based expansion modules for the boards. The stackable, 140 x […]
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Linux-driven compute module offers three flavors of i.MX6 UltraLite

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-08-15 17:37
Variscite has launched SODIMM-style “VAR-SOM-6UL” module that runs Linux on NXP’s power-efficient i.MX6 UL, ULL, and ULZ SoCs. The WiFi-equipped, -40 to 85°C ready module ships with a new “Concerto” carrier. Prior to Embedded World in late February, Variscite previewed the VAR-SOM-6UL with incomplete details. The SODIMM-200 form-factor module has now launched starting at $24 […]
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13MP MIPI-CSI2 cam plugs into Variscite i.MX8M board

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-08-14 22:01
E-con has launched a 13-megapixel, 4-lane MIPI-CSI2 “e-CAM130_iMX8M” camera designed to work with Variscite’s DART-MX8M eval kit. Future models will support Variscite’s i.MX8M Mini, i.MX8X and i.MX8 QuadMax based boards. E-con Systems announced a collaboration with embedded board vendor Variscite to provide cameras optimized for its Linux-driven, NXP i.MX8-powered compute modules. For starters, E-con has […]
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Tiny Type 10 module serves up Apollo Lake with 16GB DDR4

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-08-14 18:42
Kontron’s Linux-friendly, COM Express Mini Type 10 form-factor “COMe-m4AL10” and “COMe-m4AL10 (E2)” modules are built around Apollo Lake SoCs and offer up to 16GB DDR4 and 64GB eMMC with up to -40 to 85°C (E2) support. Kontron announced two 84 x 55mm, Intel Apollo Lake based compute modules with 16GB DDR4. The Atom-powered, -40 to […]
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Tiny i.MX8M Mini module plugs into carrier via M.2

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-08-13 22:36
InnoComm’s audio focused “WB15” module is built around an i.MX8M Mini SoC and ships with 1GB LPDDR4, 8GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, and connectors that plug into dual M.2 expansion slots on the $195 “WB15EVK” dev kit. InnoComm has launched a tiny, 50 x 45mm compute module equipped with NXP’s quad-core, Cortex-A53 i.MX8M Mini SoC. The WB15 […]
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