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Linux-based telepresence robot navigates autonomously

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 10:25pm
iRobot has begun shipping a Linux-based telepresence robot, featuring a 21-inch videoconferencing screen and camera, and autonomous navigation via LIDAR. iRobot announced its Ava 500 telepresence robot last June, and says it is now shipping it in North America and Europe. We’ve seen some evidence that the 21-inch Cisco Telepresence EX60 tablet, which forms the […]

Compact module packs 2GHz quad-core G-Series SoC

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 6:59pm
Aaeon announced a 95 x 95mm COM Express Type 6 module based on AMD’s G-Series SoC, featuring GbE, dual display support, 10 USB ports, and five PCIe lanes. Like Aaeon’s recent EMB-KB1 Mini-ITX motherboard, the company’s new “COM-KB” computer-on-module builds upon AMD’s Embedded G-Series SoC. Other COM Express Type 6 modules equipped with the G-Series […]

Motorola smartwatch does Android Wear in the round

Wed, 19/03/2014 - 4:46pm
Motorola Mobility announced a round-faced Moto 360 smartwatch, based on Google’s new Android Wear platform and due this summer. As expected, LG was first up to announce a smartwatch based on Google’s wearable platform, formally announced yesterday as Android Wear. But later in the day, Motorola Mobility stepped up with its own Android Wear smartwatch […]