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Coffee Lake signage player supports triple 4K displays

Thursday 29th of August 2019 08:38:54 PM
Arbor’s fanless, rugged ”ELIT-1930” signage player runs Linux or Windows on an 8th Gen Coffee Lake-S CPU with up to 32GB DDR4, triple 4K displays, 2x GbE, 3x COM, 4x USB 3.1, and 3x M.2. Arbor Technology announced a new member of its ELIT series of digital signage systems equipped with Intel’s 8th Gen Coffee […]

Compact embedded computer features Ryzen Embedded V1000

Thursday 29th of August 2019 03:30:52 PM
Ibase’s compact, Ubuntu-ready “CMI300-988” embedded computer is based on its MI988 Mini-ITX board equipped with a quad-core AMD Ryzen Embedded V1807B. Highlights include up to 32GB DDR4, HDMI and DP, and 4x USB 3.1 ports. Ibase has announced a fanless embedded computer based on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 processor aimed at graphics-intensive retail, automation, and […]

Tiny i.MX6 SBC has GbE with PoE and mini-PCIe for 4G

Wednesday 28th of August 2019 08:30:49 PM
Gateworks has launched a 100 x 35mm “Ventana GW5913” SBC for IoT gateways that runs Linux on a dual-core i.MX6 with a GbE port, a mini-PCIe slot with nano-SIM, -40 to 85°C support, and optional GPS. The tiny new GW5913 is the latest in Gateworks’ line of NXP i.MX6 powered Ventana single board computers. Supported […]

Cloud-based OTA manager for IoT is now free for up to three Linux devices

Wednesday 28th of August 2019 06:30:28 PM
UpSwift is offering a free lifetime subscription to makers and developers who want to manage up to three Linux-based devices with the UpSwift cloud-based IoT management and micro-updating platform. Israeli startup UpSwift announced its cloud-based UpSwift IoT management and update service for Linux-based IoT and embedded devices in Jan. 2018 and over the last year […]

Rough, tough Coffee Lake industrial PC offers Ubuntu BSP

Wednesday 28th of August 2019 04:43:26 PM
Logic Supply’s rugged “Karbon 700” industrial PC runs Ubuntu or Windows on Intel Coffee Lake chips with 3x DP, 6x USB 3.0, 2x mini-PCIe, 3x M.2, 3x GbE, and optional 2x SATA and dual PCIe. We typically associate Logic Supply with mini-PCs, but the company also offers more feature-rich industrial computers such as its Intel […]

Thin client powers up with Raspberry Pi 4

Wednesday 28th of August 2019 02:38:17 PM
ClearCube announced a “C4Pi Thin Client” built around the Raspberry Pi 4 that runs Stratodesk’s Linux-based Cloud Desktop OS with support for Citrix HDX, VMWare, and Microsoft VDI stacks. In conjunction with this week’s VMWorld 2019 conference in San Francisco, ClearCube has announced the imminent release of a thin client based on the Raspberry Pi […]

Raspberry Pi automation add-on supplies five relays and 8-channel ADC

Tuesday 27th of August 2019 07:57:15 PM
On Kickstarter: a “Pi-oT” Raspberry Pi add-on complete with fan and DIN-rail mountable chassis that expresses the Pi’s GPIO with 26-pin terminal connectors that offer 5x relays, 8x ADCs, and power inputs. A Cleveland-based startup called Pi-oT Hardware has gone to Kickstarter to launch a $40 and up Pi-oT automation add-on for the Raspberry Pi. […]

Quad-GbE router board touches down for $68

Tuesday 27th of August 2019 04:24:35 PM
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 […]

Allwinner-based Pico-ITX SBCs launch on Kickstarter

Monday 26th of August 2019 07:30:53 PM
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 […]

AMD R1000-based signage player does triple 4K with EDID

Monday 26th of August 2019 04:26:12 PM
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 […]

Odroid-N2 media player bundle runs Amlogic-optimized CoreELEC

Monday 26th of August 2019 03:12:15 PM
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 […]

Automotive Grade Linux update clusters up — and IBM’s OpenPower opens up

Thursday 22nd of August 2019 09:37:14 PM
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) […]

Four Apollo Lake Pico-ITX SBCs start at $245 in single units

Thursday 22nd of August 2019 04:46:55 PM
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 […]

Linux-driven modules to showcase new MediaTek AIoT SoCs

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 08:34:19 PM
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 […]

Customizable compute module and eval kit run Linux on i.MX8X

Wednesday 21st of August 2019 05:06:58 PM
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 […]

Rugged, Kaby Lake-U based IoT gateway offers Linux BSP

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 08:35:20 PM
[Updated: Aug. 21] —Axiomtek’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. Axiomtek announced a compact modular edge gateway with ruggedization features for industrial IoT. […]

Mobile robot taps Jetson Xavier via new Aetina carrier board

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 05:46:18 PM
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 […]

Compute module offers choice of 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake

Tuesday 20th of August 2019 02:46:56 PM
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 […]

Thin Mini-ITX board features 8th Gen Coffee Lake

Monday 19th of August 2019 03:59:00 PM
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. […]

Compact computer designed for rugged field controller duty

Monday 19th of August 2019 02:36:18 PM
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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