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Raspberry Pi add-on targets openHAB users

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-04-26 17:06
The $68 “ionware sdk1” is a home automation controller board add-on for the Raspberry Pi Zero W with 7x universal inputs and 7x digital outputs plus a OpenHABian Linux stack with graphical Ladder Logic programming. A startup called ionware has launched an ionware starter development kit 1 home automation add-on board for the Raspberry Pi […]
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Development board with triple DP++ ports runs on Ryzen R1000

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-04-25 18:47
Sapphire has launched an “AMD FS-FP5R 5×5” SBC with an AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC plus 2x GbE, 3x DP++, USB 3.1, SATA III, and M.2 expansion. Sapphire also sells two Ryzen V1000 based SBCs. Hong Kong based Sapphire Embedded Solutions is primarily known for its gaming and graphics cards, but it also has an […]
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Vision controller offers PoE-based IP camera support and real-time vision I/O

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-04-24 23:07
Axiomtek’s rugged “IPS960-511-PoE” vision controller runs on 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs with 4x PoE-ready GbE and 4x USB 3.0 ports for IP cameras plus vision I/O including a trigger input, DIDO, and a lighting controller. Axiomtek announced a “vision controller” for machine vision and automatic inspection applications. No OS support was listed for […]
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Development kit showcases Cortex-A76 based Snapdragon 855

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-04-24 17:23
Intrinsyc has launched a 96Boards CE form-factor “Snapdragon 855 Mobile HDK” that runs Android 9 on a 7nm, octa-core Snapdragon 855 with GNSS, WiFi/BT, and optional touchscreens and cameras. Intrinsyc’s Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Mobile Hardware Development Kit is now available for $1,149, offering a development window into Qualcomm’s powerful Snapdragon 855 SoC. The new HDK […]
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Fanless mini-tower runs Linux Mint on up to 5GHz octa-core i9-9900K

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-04-23 20:57
Compulab’s passively cooled, Linux-friendly “Airtop3” mini-tower builds on a 9th Gen, octa-core Intel Core i9-9900K with Quadro RTX 4000 graphics plus up to 128GB DDR4, NVMe and SATA storage, triple displays, 2x GbE, 6x USB 3.1, and -40 to 70°C support. Compulab has launched a redesigned Airtop IoT edge server that accomplishes the challenging task […]
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Atom-based network security appliances focus on industrial control

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-04-23 17:12
Lanner’s Apollo Lake based “LEC-6041” and Bay Trail “LEC-6032” are Linux-supported network security appliances for industrial control monitoring with up to 7x GbE ports, including SFP ports, plus magnetic isolation and extended temp support. Lanner has combined two previously unveiled industrial network appliances into a thematically linked flashback announcement. We’d normally skip it, but we […]
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ASRock spins Whiskey Lake-U in thin Mini-ITX, 3.5-inch, and NUC formats

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-04-22 19:59
ASRock announced four products based on Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U: a thin Mini-ITX “IMB-1216” board, a 3.5-inch “SBC-350,” and a NUC 4×4 form-factor “iBox-8365U” mini-PC and NUC-8365U mainboard. ASRock Industrial has been busy lately tapping the latest embedded-oriented x86 chips in products such as the Intel 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U based iBox-8265U mini-PC, as […]
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World’s first AMD-based NUC mini-PC showcases Ryzen R1000

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-04-19 20:48
ASRock Linux-ready “iBox-R1000” industrial PC and “NUC-R1000” mainboard provide the new AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC in a 4×4 NUC form-factor with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 3x USB 3.1, triple 4K displays, and 2x M.2 slots. In a renewed rivalry with Intel reignited by the success of its Ryzen line of processors, AMD […]
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Tiny laser pico projector available in Raspberry Pi HAT model

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-04-19 17:58
On Kickstarter: a tiny, laser-based “Nebra AnyBeam” pico projector with 720p resolution and up to 381cm screen sizes available in four versions: standalone, dev kit, Raspberry Pi HAT, and an RPi-Zero W based “Monster Ball.” A Pi Supply spinoff called Nebra has successfully launched the “world’s smallest pocket laser pico projector” on Kickstarter. The fanless, […]
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In-flight WiFi streamer supports 100 clients with 8TB of video

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-04-18 21:11
Kontron has launched a “Cab-n-Connect” streaming wireless system for in-flight entertainment with an Atom C3000, dual 802.11ac access points for up to 100 clients, up to 8TB storage, and up to 12-hour batteries. Kontron announced production availability of an “entry-level” Cab-n-Connect P100 wireless streaming platform for in-flight entertainment (IFE) on commercial airplanes. The WiFi streaming […]
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Open-spec touch panel computer runs on octa-core SoC

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-04-18 18:36
FriendlyElec’s $90 “Octa-Core 64-bit AiO Android System” touch-panel features a sandwich-style mainboard with a Smart6818 compute module running a Samsung S5P6818 plus a 9-inch, 1280 x 800 touchscreen, optional 4G, and -20 to 70℃ support. FriendlyElec (FriendlyArm) has launched an open source touch-panel computer called the Octa-Core 64-bit All-in-One Android System. LinuxGizmos reader John Joe, […]
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Eclipse IoT survey reveals growing role for Linux and Arm

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-04-17 21:36
The Eclipse Foundation released the results from its latest IoT Developer Survey of 1,717 Eclipse developers, finding growing use of Linux (76 percent), Arm (70 percent), and MQTT (42 percent). The results of the Eclipse Foundation’s 2019 IoT Developer Survey are out, this time with a larger 1,717-developer sample compared to only 502 in the […]
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AI chip design combines up to six Linux-driven MIPS Open cores with TensorFlow engine

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-04-17 17:06
Wave Computing’s “TritonAI 64” IP for edge inferencing enables SoCs with up to 6x open-ISA MIPS-64 cores (with SIMD) running Google TensorFlow on a Debian stack plus WaveTensor and WaveFlow technologies for up to 8 TOPS/watt neural processing. Earlier this month, Wave Computing released its first open source MIPS ISA without license fees or royalties, […]
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Ryzen R1000 SoC offers dual Zen and triple Vega cores with a 12-25W TDP

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-04-16 17:40
AMD unveiled a lower-powered version of the Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC called the Ryzen Embedded R1000 with dual quad-threaded cores, 12-25W TDPs, triple 4K displays, and support for dual 10GbE ports. When AMD unveiled the Ryzen Embedded V1000 in Feb. 2018, the chipmaker claimed the x86-based CPU delivered twice the performance of its earlier R-Series […]
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Whiskey Lake shows up on a Linux-friendly industrial mini-PC

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-04-15 22:21
ASRock has unveiled a fanless, Linux-ready “iBox-8265U” mini-PC with Intel’s latest Whiskey Lake CPUs, up to 32GB DDR4, a SATA bay, 2x GbE, 4x USB, triple displays, and extended temp support. ASRock Industrial Computer’s 171.8 x 150 x 71.5mm iBox-8265U is the first 8th Gen Whiskey Lake U-series based mini-PC we’ve seen. Several Whiskey Lake […]
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Intel Core based thin Mini-ITX supports extended temperatures

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-04-15 19:24
Avalue’s Linux-friendly “EMX-KBLU2P” is a thin Mini-ITX board with 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs, triple displays, 2x GbE, 2x SATA, 2x M.2, 4x USB 3.0, serial and GPIO interfaces, and -20 to 70°C support. Avalue announced a thin Mini-ITX board for signage, PoS, kiosk, AiO PCs, and industrial applications. Like the company’s EMX-SKLUP thin […]
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Apollo Lake based network appliance runs Ubuntu

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-04-12 17:58
Acrosser’s Linux-ready “AND-APL1N1FL” network appliance offers an Apollo Lake SoC, 6x GbE ports with 3x LAN bypass, and SATA III storage. Acrosser announced an “entry level” and “cost-effective” network appliance for small office network, UTM, mail server, and firewall applications. The AND-APL1N1FL runs Ubuntu 18.04 with Linux Kernel 4.4 and above or Windows 10 IoT […]
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Firms partner to integrate NASA cFS on space-ready cPCI SBC

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-04-11 19:01
Aitech and EFSI have teamed up to integrate NASA’s cFs (core Flight System) using the SP0-S, Aitech’s latest space-ready CompactPCI SBC and EFSI’s Linux distribution. Aitech and Embedded Flight Systems (EFSI) have announced a partnership to integrate NASA’s cFS (core Flight System) into Aitech’s modular SP0-S space CompactPCI (cPCI) SBC. The effort makes use of […]
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ZigBee hub builds on Raspberry Pi

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-04-10 20:01
Dresden-Elektronik has launched two ZigBee home automation gateways: an RPi-based “Phoscon Gateway” and a “ConBee II” USB stick. The gateways run the company’s deCONZ Zigbee Gateway software paired with a new mobile app. Dresden-Elektronik announced the release of a ZigBee-enabled home automation hub based on a Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, as well as a second-gen […]
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Toughened up in-vehicle PC offers triple mini-PCIe slots

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-04-10 00:46
DFI’s rugged “VC230-BT” in-vehicle computer is equipped with an Intel Bay Trail SoC with 2x GbE, 5x USB, and 3x serial ports plus 3x mini-PCIe slots for storage and wireless add-ons. DFI has launched a rugged embedded computer for in-vehicle and fleet management applications. The fanless VC230-BT defaults to Windows 7, 8, 8.1, WES7, or […]
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