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Congatec spins Tiger Lake in COM Express and COM-HPC formats

Thursday 3rd of September 2020 03:43:21 PM
Congatec has launched two compute modules based on Intel’s 11th Gen Tiger Lake CPUs, supporting new features like USB 4.0 and PCIe 4.0: a “Conga-TC570” COM Express Compact and a “Conga-HPC/cTLU” that uses the new 800-pin COM-HPC form factor. Congatec followed up on Intel’s launch of its 11th Gen Tiger Lake CPUs with two Tiger […]

Intel launches nine 10nm Tiger Lake processors

Wednesday 2nd of September 2020 08:21:47 PM
Intel unveiled its 11th Gen, 10nm fabricated Tiger Lake U- and Y-series processors with greatly improved Intel Iris Xe graphics and Thunderbolt 4 and PCIe 4.0 support, split into 12-28W UP3 and 7-15W UP4 models. A month ago Aaeon and Kontron announced the first SBCs based on Intel’s Tiger Lake CPUs, but without listing any […]

Rugged GMSL2 cam kit targets Jetson AGX Xavier

Wednesday 2nd of September 2020 06:29:28 PM
E-con’s 2MP, HD “STURDeCAM20” camera offers a MIPI-CSI-2 to GMSL2 interface and IP67 protection and is available in a $699 kit for the Jetson AGX Xavier with 15-meter coaxial cable and FAKRA connectors. In 2018, E-con Systems launched a 3.4-megapixel NileCAM30 camera and Nvidia Jetson TX2 kit claimed to be the world’s fastest camera to […]

Ryzen V1000/R1000 gains another Mini-ITX as the V2000 preps for launch

Wednesday 2nd of September 2020 03:21:03 PM
ICP’s “gKINO-V1000” series of Mini-ITX boards offers a choice of Ryzen Embedded V1000 and R1000 processors and up to quad 4K displays. Meanwhile, details have leaked about an upcoming V2000 SoC with Zen 2 cores. ICP Germany has announced a gKINO-V1000 series of SBCs that run on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 and R1000 SoCs, joining […]

HD camera board targets AI education

Tuesday 1st of September 2020 07:48:11 PM
VIA’s “Pixetto” is a 130° FoV HD camera board for teaching AI to students and makers. The board runs Linux on a Cortex-A7 with WiFi, HDMI, micro-USB, microSD, and a Grove interface for links to Arduino, micro:bit, and Raspberry Pi boards. VIA Technologies recently launched an $85 HD vision sensor board aimed at teaching AI […]

Rolling stock PC features 6x GbE ports with PoE+

Tuesday 1st of September 2020 05:10:07 PM
Lanner’s Linux-ready, EN50155-rated “R3S” rolling stock computer is equipped with an Apollo Lake SoC, 6x M12 GbE PoE+, 2x M.2, 2x HDMI, 4x USB, 3x COM, SATA, mSATA, GNSS, and CAN. Lanner has rolled out a scaled down sibling to its Intel 7th Gen Kaby Lake based R6S computer for trains, buses, and other rolling […]

Automotive HMI software debuts free Raspberry Pi runtime SDK

Tuesday 1st of September 2020 03:20:27 PM
Elektrobit released v6.10 of its EB Guide automotive HMI software for Android and Windows plus a free EB Guide GTF runtime SDK for the Raspberry Pi. EB Guide 6.10 enhances namespaces, tag filtering, editing, and more. Elektrobit (EB), which was once a general-purpose developer of embedded software and hardware, such as its EB Specialized Device […]

Coffee Lake system offers PCIe x16 and a portable HDD

Monday 31st of August 2020 06:46:32 PM
Sintrones’ “EBOX-7000” edge AI system runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on an 8th or 9th Gen Core CPU with 6x GbE with optional 4x PoE, dual hot-swappable and removable SATA, 2x mini-PCIe, 3x M.2, 2x SIM, and up to 2x PCIe x16 slots. Most of the Sintrones computers we have covered are in-vehicle or transport […]

Datasheet: Tiny Embedded Boards

Monday 31st of August 2020 04:55:26 PM
(Circuit Cellar article) With today’s level of integrated chip technology, board-level embedded computers can now literally fit in the palm of your hand. This “tiny” category of board-level computing products meets the needs of applications where extremely low SWaP (size, weight and power) is a priority over other requirements. This Datasheet section updates readers on […]

3.5-inch SBC showcases octa-core Snapdragon 660

Friday 28th of August 2020 05:07:55 PM
Winmate’s 3.5-inch “IQ30” SBC runs Android 9.0 on an octa-core Snapdragon 660 with up to 4GB LPDDR4, LAN with optional PoE, 802.11ac, M.2 with SIM, 3x USB, and touchscreen support. Winmate has posted a product page for an IQ30 SBC that runs Android 9.0 on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 (SDA660). This is the first 3.5-inch spin […]

3.5-inch SBC showcases octa-core Snapdragon 660

Friday 28th of August 2020 04:19:57 PM
Winmate’s 3.5-inch “IQ30” SBC runs Android 9.0 on an octa-core Snapdragon 660 with up to 4GB LPDDR4, LAN with optional PoE, 802.11ac, M.2 with SIM, 3x USB, and touchscreen support. Winmate has posted a product page for an IQ30 SBC that runs Android 9.0 on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 (SDA660). This is the first 3.5-inch spin […]

Apollo Lake mini-PC supports dual 4K displays

Thursday 27th of August 2020 04:08:10 PM
Avalue’s “ECS-APCL” mini-PC runs Linux or Win 10 on an Apollo Lake Celeron J3455 with 2x GbE, 4x USB, 2x M.2, and 4K dual displays via DP++ and HDMI. Avalue announced an Intel Apollo Lake based, 120.6 x 95.2 x 49.8mm ECS-APCL mini-PC that uses the company’s EPX-APLP Pico-ITX SBC as its mainboard. The system […]

Nexcom launches four Linux-driven in-vehicle edge-AI PCs with Google’s Edge TPU

Wednesday 26th of August 2020 10:44:20 PM
Nexcom announced two Coffee Lake and three Apollo Lake in-vehicle systems that ship with Google’s Coral Edge TPU mini-PCIe cards and 4x to 8x PoE ports. Google recently released an open source runtime for the Edge TPU. Google’s Coral AI family of Linux-driven products built around its 4TOPS @ 2W Edge TPU neural accelerator has […]

Raspberry Pi HAT offers CAT-M1 modem

Tuesday 25th of August 2020 07:18:47 PM
Avnet’s $73 “Monarch Go Pi HAT” integrates a Sequans Monarch Go LTE-M and NB-IoT modem and provides a interface for Click modules and the option to operate standalone via a micro-USB port. Avnet, which recently launched a Renesas ZMOD4410 Indoor Air Quality HAT, has followed up with another Raspberry Pi HAT, this time providing LTE […]

Raspberry Pi Zero lookalike taps Zynq-7010 FPGA SoC

Tuesday 25th of August 2020 04:27:11 PM
Trenz has launched an open-spec, 99 Euro “ZynqBerryZero” pseudo-clone of the RPi Zero SBC with a Zynq-7010 Arm/FPGA SoC, a microSD slot, dual micro-USB, mini-HDMI, CSI-2, and 40-pin GPIO. Back in 2017, we missed the ZynqBerry SBC from Trenz Electronic, which combines a Xilinx Zynq-7010 FPGA SoC with a Raspberry Pi. Now Trenz has followed […]

AGX Xavier carrier board offers multiple M.2 options

Monday 24th of August 2020 08:26:48 PM
Auvidea’s $329 “X220-LC” carrier for the Linux-powered Jetson AGX Xavier module offers 2x HDMI 2.0, 2x USB 3.0, and 2x CAN plus GbE, PCIe, and M.2 with support for NVMe and optional modules including PoE. Auvidea has launched a low-cost version of an earlier, 349 Euro ($411) X220 carrier board that similarly supports Nvidia’s high-end, […]

Smart vision system combines 8th Gen UP Xtreme with AOTU.AI’s BrainFrame software

Monday 24th of August 2020 03:51:41 PM
Aaeon’s “UPX-Edge BrainFrame Dev Kit” is based on the Whiskey Lake powered UP Xtreme SBC and Myriad X AI modules and provides AOTU.AI’s Linux-based BrainFrame smart vision software. Aaeon and AOTU.AI have launched Aaeon’s second version of its fanless UPX-Edge embedded computer, which itself is based on its community-backed. Whiskey Lake driven UP Xtreme SBC. […]

IMX8M Pico-ITX board features Raspberry Pi expansion

Friday 21st of August 2020 06:32:41 PM
The ND108T from ICP Germany is a Pico-ITX board that runs Yocto or Android OS on NXP’s i.MX8M processor. The board sports a Raspberry Pi-compatible 40-pin header with GPIO, up to 4GB RAM and dual Gbit Ethernet. ICP (Industrial Computer Products) Germany has released an i.MX8M-based Pico-ITX SBC that it’s positioning as an industrial replacement […]

HTML Test – Tough Apollo Lake box offers IP40 protection

Friday 21st of August 2020 02:52:47 PM
Axiomtek’s rugged, IP40-protected “eBOX626-311-FL” embedded PC runs Linux or Win 10 on Apollo Lake with 2x GbE, 6x USB, 3x serial, SATA, mSATA dual mini-PCIe, and wide range power. Axiomtek announced a fanless, Intel Apollo Lake based embedded computer that supports Linux, Win 10 IoT, and the company’s AMS.AXView remote monitoring software. The eBOX626-311-FL is […]

Whiskey Lake thin Mini-ITX SBC has USB ports

Thursday 20th of August 2020 04:41:21 PM
Advantech’s AIMB-233 is a thin Mini-ITX SBC that runs Linux on 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPUs. The board serves up 32GB DDR4 DRAM, triple HDMI displays support, 2x GbE, 8x USB, 3x SATA III and -20 to 70°C operation temp. Advantech has released its AIMB-233, a low-profile industrial-grade thin Mini-ITX SBC. The AIMB-233 is powered […]

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