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Seeed offers PCB assembly discounts for RPi CM4 boards and teases CM4 carrier

13 hours 48 min ago
Seeed is offering $500 off its Seeed Fusion PCB Assembly Service for Raspberry Pi CM4-based commercial products and five free boards for open source developers. Seeed also teased its own upcoming CM4 carrier. Seeed has announced a sponsorship promotion for its Seeed Fusion PCB assembly service for customers developing boards built around the new Raspberry […]

Ubuntu 20.10 release showcases Raspberry Pi support

Friday 23rd of October 2020 09:07:16 PM
Canonical released Ubuntu 20.10 with optimized Raspberry Pi images for all major Pi SBCs and modules, including a full Desktop version that runs on higher-end models. There is also improved micro cloud support, including the Pi-ready MicroK8s 1.19. With last October’s launch of Ubuntu 19.10, Canonical improved on the Linux distribution’s Raspberry Pi support by […]

Coffee Lake system can expand via M.2, mini-PCIe, PCIe, and Xpansion

Friday 23rd of October 2020 06:31:01 PM
MiTac’s fanless, rugged “MX1-10FEP” embedded computer has an 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake Core or Xeon CPU plus 3x SATA bays, 4x USB 3.1 Gen 2, 2x M.2, 2x mini-PCIe, and optional PCIe x16 and x1. MiTac recently introduced a Coffee Lake based MX1-10FEP computer that is also being distributed by ICP Germany. This […]

PineCube camera kit arrives for $30

Thursday 22nd of October 2020 06:35:11 PM
Pine64’s $30 PineCube camera dev kit runs Linux on an Allwinner S3 and offers a 5MP, OmniVision OV5640 based M12 camera with IR night-vision plus audio I/O, WiFi, 10/100 LAN with PoE, USB, 26-pin GPIO, and optional battery and display. The open-spec PineCube was first revealed by Pine64 in early 2019 as a device called […]

Turing Pi 2 clusters four Raspberry Pi CM4 modules

Thursday 22nd of October 2020 03:34:21 PM
Turing Machines unveiled a “Turin Pi 2” Mini-ITX board that clusters 4x Raspberry Pi CM4 modules with a Layer-2 managed switch along with 2x GbE, 4x USB, 2x mini-PCIe, and 2x SATA 3.0. Turing Machines Inc., which earlier this month announced a final 1K run of its Turing Pi cluster board, announced a second-gen Turing […]

Raspberry Pi CM3+ based DIN-railer features isolated I/O module

Wednesday 21st of October 2020 05:05:48 PM
STV Electronic has launched an “I/O Module 16” extension for its Raspberry Pi CM3+ based “Smart Manager 4.0” DIN rail PC featuring configurable, isolated DIO. Up to 8x modules with 128 I/Os can be controlled from a single system. We missed the Embedded World announcement in early March from German embedded vendor STV Electronic, introducing […]

Dual-GbE mesh networking board features 802.11ax

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 07:54:35 PM
Wally’s “DR6000” mesh router board runs on Qualcomm’s quad -A53 IPQ6000 SoC with 2x GbE ports, dual-band concurrent 802.11ax (WiFi 6), and micro-USB and serial connections. Wally’s Communications, which has launched router boards such as the DR6018, based on the Qualcomm-Atheros IPQ6018, has returned with a DR6000 model based on a similarly quad-core, Cortex-A53 IPQ6000 […]

SDM-L signage system is first to taste Coffee Lake

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 05:14:12 PM
Aaeon’s “ASDM-L-CFS” SDM-L form-factor signage module runs on 8th or 9th Gen Core CPUs with up to 32GB DDR4, GbE, 2x USB 3.2, 2x M.2, HDMI 2.0 and DP 1.2, and an optional enclosure. Aaeon announced an ASDM-L-CFS module for signage and panel-PC devices that is claimed to be the first Intel SDM Large (SDM-L) […]

Odroid-HC4 toaster NAS runs dual PCIe-driven SATA drives

Tuesday 20th of October 2020 03:23:06 PM
Hardkernel is prepping an open-spec, $65 to $75 “Odroid-HC4” NAS device that runs Linux on a quad -A55 Amlogic S905X3 and offers dual PCIe-driven 2.5- or 3.5-inch slots for SSDs or HDDs plus HDMI 2.0 and 4GB DDR4. In 2018, Hardkernel updated its Odroid-HC1 network-attached storage (NAS) board with an Odroid-HC2 model that added support […]

Customizable carrier boards showcase Raspberry Pi CM4

Monday 19th of October 2020 09:19:40 PM
Gumstix has launched six carriers featuring the Raspberry Pi CM4, some of which offer Google’s Edge TPU. A CM4 Dev Board is joined by boards for robotics, Pixhawk drones, PoE smart imaging, and conversion to CM3-based carriers. Long-time embedded Linux vendor Gumstix, which is now owned by Altium, has jumped all over the new Raspberry […]

Raspberry Pi CM4 launches with smaller footprint, quad -A72 CPU, and optional WiFi

Monday 19th of October 2020 04:05:50 PM
The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 starts at $25 with the same quad -A72 SoC as the RPi 4 plus up to 8GB RAM and 32GB eMMC, optional 802.11ac, and support for dual 4K HDMI, GbE, PCIe 2.0, and an optional IO Board. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is getting ahead of itself. First, there was […]

Google’s Dev Board Mini SBC launches for $100

Saturday 17th of October 2020 06:35:47 PM
Seeed has opened $100 pre-orders on Google’s “Coral Dev Board Mini,” which runs Linux on a quad -A35 MediaTek 8167s along with a 4-TOPS Edge TPU. The Mini supplies 2GB LPDDR3, 8GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, micro-HDMI, MIPI-DSI/CSI, 2x Type-C, and 40-pin GPIO. In January, Google announced a stripped down Coral Dev Board Mini version of its […]

Elkhart Lake modules include headless, 4.5W model with SIL2 FuSa

Friday 16th of October 2020 09:41:36 PM
Eurotech’s Linux-ready “CPU-161-19” and “CPU-161-20” Compact Type 6 modules offer RE and FE variants of the Atom x6000, respectively, with up to 3x 2.5GbE controllers. The industrial FE models add SIL2-compliant Functional Safety. Earlier this month, Eurotech announced a pair of CPU-180 COM-HPC modules with 11th Gen Tiger Lake Core GRE processors, including a CPU-180-02 […]

Ryzen Embedded module delivers 32GB RAM and quad displays

Friday 16th of October 2020 05:26:11 PM
Ibase’s “ET977” is a COM Express Basic Type 6 module that runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on a Ryzen Embedded V1000 or R1000 with up to 32GB DDR4 and up to quad display support plus GbE, PCIe x8, and a USB 3.1 Gen2 interface. In July 2019, Ibase announced an ET976 COM Express Basic Type […]

RK3399 SBC offers 40-pin and M.2 expansion

Thursday 15th of October 2020 06:32:55 PM
The Novasom-M9 is a compact SBC that runs Android or Linux on the Rockchip RK3399 with GbE, HDMI, eDP, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, USB 3.0, 40-pin GPIO, and an M.2 slot. Novasom Industries has launched a media-oriented, 105 x 56mm Novasom-M9 SBC equipped with the hexacore Rockchip RK3399. Novasom previously produced two SBCs based on Rockchip’s […]

Apollo Lake panel PC offers mini-PCIe and M.2

Thursday 15th of October 2020 03:48:06 PM
ICOP’s Linux-ready, Apollo Lake based “PINT-090T-APL” panel PC provides an IP65-protected, 9-inch touchscreen plus GbE, HDMI, 3x USB, 2x COM, and mini-PCIe and M.2 expansion. ICOP Technology, which we last covered back in 2015 with its Qseven and SMARC COMs based on a DMP Vortex86DX2, has released a 9-inch panel PC built around Intel’s Apollo […]

Tough little Apollo Lake DIN-railer has optional PoE

Wednesday 14th of October 2020 08:18:11 PM
Arbor’s rugged “ARES-5310” DIN-rail computer runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on Apollo Lake and is equipped with 3x GbE ports, including 2x with PoE, plus 4x USB 3.0, 4x serial, up to 32-bit isolated DIO, 2x mini-PCIe, and more. Arbor Technology, which early this year released a trio of Rockchip based embedded systems, is launching […]

Jetson carrier offers mmWave radar, FPD-Link, and GMSL for AI-enhanced sensor fusion

Wednesday 14th of October 2020 04:42:00 PM
Mistral’s $139-and-up “Neuron Base Board” carrier for the Jetson Nano and Xavier NX offers GbE, HDMI 2.0, CAN, USB, M.2, and optional mmWave radar. A Turbo model adds WiFi/BT, FPD Link III, GMSL, and IMU. Mistral, which we last heard from in February with its AM65x Industrial SoM built around Texas Instruments’ Sitara AM6548, has […]

SBC showcases AI-equipped octa-core MediaTek i500

Tuesday 13th of October 2020 08:55:54 PM
VIA’s EPIC form-factor “VAB-950” SBC runs Yocto 2.6 or Android 10 on an octa-core -A73 and -A53 based, AI-enabled MediaTek i500. The SBC offers up to 4GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, 2x LAN, HDMI, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, and mini-PCIe. VIA Technologies has announced one of the first SBCs based on the MediaTek i500, joining MediaTek’s […]

Apollo Lake panel PCs offer 7H hard, IP65 touchscreens

Tuesday 13th of October 2020 02:54:29 PM
Vecow has released an “MTC-8000 Series” of IP65-protected industrial panel PCs that run Linux or Win 10 on Apollo Lake with 10.1- to 21.5-inch, 16:9 capacitive touchscreens plus SATA and 2x mini-PCIe. In June, Vecow announced an MTC-7000 Series of 10.1- to 21.5-inch panel PCs with 8th Gen Whiskey Lake processors. Now it has followed […]