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Compact 8K video encoder runs Linux on Kaby Lake

LinuxGizmos - 1 hour 24 min ago
Advantech has launched a “VEGA-8300E 8K Broadcast Video Encoder” and streaming appliance for 8Kp60, 10-bit 4:2:2 HEVC real-time encoding. The system runs Ubuntu on a 7th Gen Kaby Lake CPU and offers 2x hot-swappable SATA bays. We realize that most of you are not in the market for an 8K video encoder, but we occasionally […]
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Raspberry Pi 4 gains 8GB RAM version and 64-bit Raspberry Pi OS

LinuxGizmos - 4 hours 1 min ago
Raspberry Pi Ltd. has launched a version of the Raspberry Pi 4 with 8GB DDR4 for $75. It also released a beta of Raspbian — now called Raspberry Pi OS — with a 64-bit architecture that can fully exploit the 8GB RAM. A new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B with 8GB of RAM has touched […]
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Linux-powered wireless gateway supplies four surge-protected serial ports

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-05-27 18:14
Artila’s compact “IoT Gateway Matrix-704” runs Linux on a Microchip SAMA5D35 and provides GbE and Fast Ethernet, mini-PCIe and micro-SIM slots, a USB port, and 4x isolated, surge protected RS-485 ports. Artila has introduced several of its Matrix IoT gateways with isolated serial ports, including the Matrix-710 and Matrix-713. Its new Matrix-704 can have its […]
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Machine vision computer supports 5GBase-T cameras

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-05-27 17:01
Imago’s Linux-ready “VisionBox AGE-X5” computer has an Intel 6th Gen CPU plus 2x 5GbE ports for driving new 5GBase-T cameras. Also onboard: 2x GigE, 4x USB 3.0, DIO, LED controllers, and camera triggers. In recent years we have seen a growing number of embedded boards and systems with 2.5GbE and 10GbE ports, but no 5GbE […]
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Linux-powered AM65xx module supports up to six Gigabit TSN ports

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-05-26 20:24
TQ-Embedded’s “TQMa65xx” module runs Linux on TI’s up to quad -A53 AM65x and supplies up to 6x real-time capable GbE controllers for TSN or fieldbus applications. Last year we looked at some TQM-branded compute modules from TQ-Embedded equipped with Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake and NXP QorIQ Layerscape LS1028A processors, and earlier this month we […]
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PoE-ready Ryzen V1000 SBC is all about camera control

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-05-26 17:27
Axiomtek’s “MIRU130” SBC targets embedded vision applications with a Ryzen V1000 SoC, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, HDMI and DP ports, cam triggers and lighting controls, 2x M.2, PCIe x16, and 4x GbE ports, 2x of which offer PoE. Axiomtek recently launched a CAPA13R, joineing Seco’s similarly 3.5-inch SBC-C90 as the only SBCs we have seen […]
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Gemini Lake industrial mini-PCs are loaded with USB and COM ports

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-05-26 15:57
GigaIPC latest QBiX Series industrial mini-PCs run Linux or Windows on Intel Gemini Lake and offer up to 8x USB and 5x COM ports plus dual displays, GbE, SATA III, M.2, and ruggedization features. Taiwanese computer vendor Gigabyte primarily produces consumer and enterprise desktop PC and server equipment, so we were surprised in 2017 when […]
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Zynq Ultrascale+ Pico-ITX SBC offers Xilinx AI support

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-05-25 15:37
iWave’s “iW-RainboW-G36S Corazon AI” Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on an FPGA-equipped, Zynq Ultrascale+ MPSoC with 2x GbE, HDMI in and out, mini-PCIe and M.2, a -40 to 85°C range, and support for the Xilinx Vitis AI Stack. iWave has announced what appears to be the first Pico-ITX board based on the Arm/FPGA hybrid Xilinx Zynq […]
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96Boards CE Extended SBC taps the quad -A7 Quectel SC20 4G module

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-05-22 22:06
Shiratech’s “SRT-96B-MAIN-SC20-E/A” is a 96Boards CE Extended SBC that runs Android on a Quectel SC20 module equipped with a quad -A7 Snapdragon 210, 4G LTE, GNSS, and WiFi/BT. The SBC features a CSI cam, a MEMs mic, accelerometer, and photometric sensor. Last week we reported on Shiratech’s Linux-driven Stinger96 96Boards IoT Edition SBC with a […]
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Pico-ITX board runs Linux on an i.MX8M Mini

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-05-22 18:53
iWave’s “iW-RainboW-G34D” is a Pico-ITX dev kit with 5.5-inch display and a CSI cam that runs Linux on an i.MX8M Mini via its “iW-RainboW-G34M-SM” module. The kit supports NXP’s eIQ ML software for image recognition. iWave Systems has launched a Pico-ITX form-factor development kit based around an unnamed NXP i.MX8M Mini based module that appears […]
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Open source project to build RPi powered smart delivery boxes to avoid Covid-19 contact

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-05-21 22:27
Techbase has launched a #CoronaIoT project that plans to build a wireless-enabled, open source Smart Delivery Box for contactless package delivery based on the Raspberry Pi and ESP32. Embedded Linux has already begun to play a role in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in products such as open source ventilators and fever-ID equipment. Even […]
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Raspberry Pi HAT offers up to 40W class D amp

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-05-21 20:02
Infineon’s $37 MERUS audio amplifier HAT for the Raspberry Pi incorporates a MERUS MA12070P multilevel class D amp with up to 40W peak power and 48KHz/24bit music playback. There are plenty of audio HATs for the Raspberry Pi with built-in amplifiers that are perfectly suited for various IoT applications, but not many you would want […]
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Open source Raspberry Pi cluster software helps you evaluate cloud edge deployments

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-05-21 18:33
RackN has launched an open source “Edge Lab” reference architecture for building automated, multi-node Raspberry Pi clusters using its Digital Rebar platform for evaluating edge computing systems or emulating cloud platforms. RackN has posted open source code, instructions, and hardware recommendations on GitHub for setting up a Raspberry Pi cluster that works with its RackN […]
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Fanless edge server has 24-core Arm SoC and 3-TOPS-per-Watt NPU

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-05-20 21:57
Foxconn, Socionext, and Hailo are launching a fanless “BOXiedge” AI edge server with Socionext’s Linux-driven SynQuacer SC2A11 SoC with 24x Cortex-A53 cores. The system also features an up to 26-TOPS Hailo-8 NPU for analyzing 20 streaming cam feeds in real time. In January, Foxconn, Socionext, and Network Optix announced a BOXiedge AI video analysis solution […]
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Embedded computers tap Jetson Xavier NX and AGX Xavier

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-05-19 22:21
Advantech’s “MIC-710AIX” edge AI computer and 8x PoE “MIC-710IVX” NVR system run Linux on Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX. There’s also an AGX Xavier based MIC-730AI system. Advantech has launched two embedded computers built around Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX module, which recently began shipping with a $399 Jetson Xavier NX Dev Kit. The MIC-710AIX is a […]
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Coffee Lake Box PC offers PCIe and PCI expansion

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-05-19 18:15
Ibase’s semi-rugged “AMS210” box PC runs on 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs with features including dual SATA bays, 4x GbE, 6x USB, 3x DP, and PCI and PCIe expansion slots. Ibase announced an industrial embedded box PC and “automatic control system” for factory automation, machine vision, digital signage, and industrial IoT applications. The […]
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Ubuntu-friendly POS system has up to two 15.6-inch screens

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-05-18 20:33
Avalue’s Ubuntu-ready, IP65-protected “RiVar-1501” is a 15.6-inch, HD all-in-one POS terminal with an Apollo Lake processor, GbE, 6x USB 3.0, 2x COM, and support for a second touchscreen. Avalue announced a point-of-sale (POS) capacitive touchscreen terminal called the RiVar-1501 that runs on a quad-core Celeron J3455 from Intel’s Apollo Lake generation. The 15.1-inch, HD capacitive […]
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10th Gen Comet Lake-S splashes down on embedded PCs

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-05-18 16:16
Vecow’s Linux-ready ECX-2000 Series offer up to 10-core Comet Lake-S CPUs with 6x GbE with PoE and optional 2.5GbE and 10GbE. Below, we take a closer look at Comet Lake-S and sum up the latest news on Intel’s Ice, Rocket, Tiger, and Alder Lake. Vecow announced one of the first embedded industrial computers based on […]
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Little Linux wireless gateway keeps it simple

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-05-15 22:38
Artila’s compact “Wireless Gateway Matrix-702” for wireless remote monitoring runs Linux on a SAMA5D35 and offers GbE and Fast Ethernet ports and a mini-PCIe slot with micro-SIM. Artila has announced a “simple, cost-effective remote monitoring solution” for “device-to-cloud service.” The DIN-rail mountable, 109.6 x 89 x 30mm Wireless Gateway Matrix-702 has a similar form factor […]
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Stinger96 SBC launches and joins 500-unit giveaway of STM32MP1x based 96Boards

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-05-15 17:06
Shiratech’s $168 “Stinger96” 96Boards IoT Edition SBC runs Linux on an STM32MP157 and offers an NB-IoT modem. The SBC powers a $195 “IoT Box” system that adds WiFi/BT, mics, and sensors. Shiratech has joined Arrow and ST to give away 500 Stinger96 and Avenger96 SBCs. Shiratech has posted specs for a 96Boards IoT Edition Extended […]
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