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Intel rounds out its Comet Lake line with new Pentium and Celeron parts

Fri, 2019-11-01 22:40
Intel unveiled dual-core Pentium Gold 6405U and Celeron 5205U processors — two low-end additions to its 10th Gen, 14nm, Comet Lake-U series, which includes four Core models led by a hexa-core i7-10710U. Intel “quietly announced” two more Comet Lake-U processors, according to an AnandTech report. There’s a dual-core, quad-thread Pentium Gold 6405U clocked at 2.4GHz […]
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Smart streetlamp computer has a camera, sensors, and Myriad X AI analytics

Fri, 2019-11-01 21:13
Aaeon’s “Atlas” is a smart streetlight computer based on its Apollo Lake based NanoCOM-APL module with an optional UP Core Plus SBC. Camera, wireless, and sensors are mated with analytics supplied by Intel’s Movidius Myriad X VPU and OpenVINO toolkit. Aaeon and Intel announced a fanless, AI-enhanced “Atlas” embedded computer designed to be integrated with […]
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i.MX8M and i.MX8M Mini SMARC modules debut with 3.5-inch carrier

Thu, 2019-10-31 21:42
Ibase’s rugged “RM-N8M” SMARC module runs Linux on an i.MX8M with 3GB soldered LPDDR4 and up to 64GB eMMC. There’s also an upcoming “RM-N8MMI” SMARC that taps the i.MX8M Mini and a new 3.5-inch “RP-103-SMC” carrier. Ibase announced an RM-N8M Series SMARC 2.0 form-factor module equipped with an NXP i.MX8M SoC. While poking around the […]
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Digilent embraces SYZYGY expansion with new Linux-on-Zynq SBCs

Thu, 2019-10-31 17:29
Digilent’s “Eclypse Z7” and “Genesys ZU” SBCs run Linux on Zynq 7020 and Zynq UltraScale+ Arm/FPGA SoCs, respectively, and offer expansion slots for Pmod and higher-speed SYZYGY modules including new DAC and ADC modules. Digilent, which is known for its Pmod standard for low-speed, up to 50MHz, FPGA expansion peripherals, is now embracing Opal Kelly’s […]
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Rugged embedded trio run Linux on Whiskey Lake

Wed, 2019-10-30 21:42
Vecow launched two compact, rugged embedded PCs with Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-UE. The Linux-ready SPC-5000 and -5100 offer 4x 10Gbps USB 3.1 Gen2 ports and SUMIT expansion with optional 10GbE modules, and the RES-3000 features IP67-protected M12 ports. Vecow announced a fanless, rugged SPC-5000 computer and almost identical, but wider-temp SPC-5100, equipped with Intel’s […]
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LTE-enabled IoT gateway runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

Wed, 2019-10-30 16:01
Eurotech announced a “ReliaGate 10-14” DIN-rail gateway that runs Linux and its ESF IoT stack on an i.MX8M Mini with 2x GbE, DP, isolated serial and DIO, WiFi/BT, optional LTE, and security features including anti-tamper. The ReliaGate 10-14 “multi-service IoT edge gateway” is a follow-on to Eurotech’s ReliaGate 10-12 and earlier ReliaGate 10-11 gateways, both […]
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SiFive shows off tiny, Cortex-A72-like RISC-V core

Mon, 2019-10-28 21:46
SiFive unveiled a RISC-V based “U8-Series” Core IP that is roughly equivalent to Arm’s Cortex-A72. The power-efficient, up to 2.6GHz U84 and higher-end U87 both offer a superscalar out-of-order pipeline and support heterogeneous SoC designs. RISC-V market leader SiFive has announced a U8-Series core IP ased on the open source RISC-V architecture that it claims […]
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Kontron unveils first Compact Type 7 module

Mon, 2019-10-28 18:51
Kontron’s Linux-friendly “COMe-cDV7” appears to be the first COM Express Compact Type 7 module. The 95 x 95mm module ships with an Atom C3000 and supports GbE, 4x 10GbE, 2x SATA, and 14x PCIe 3.0. When Kontron announced the COMe-cDV7 as a smaller, “entry level” alternative to the Atom C3000-based COMe-bDV7 COM Express Basic Type […]
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Intel launches 10nm Tremont core and Lakefield SoC to follow Gemini Lake

Mon, 2019-10-28 17:01
Intel formally unveiled its 10nm Tremont core and Lakefield SoC with claims for up to 50 percent faster graphics than Gemini Lake and a tenth of the standby power. Lakefield combines 4x Tremont cores with a 10nm Ice Lake core, Gen11 GPU, and VPU plus a 14nm PCH. At the Linley Fall Processor Conference in […]
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Compact Apollo Lake gateway has four powered GbE ports

Mon, 2019-10-28 14:39
Axiomtek’s rugged, Linux-ready, “ICO320-83C” DIN-rail gateway is equipped with a Celeron N3350, 4x GbE ports with optional PoE, plus SATA, 2x USB 3.0, 2x mini-PCIe, and 2x serial with optional CAN and DIO. Power-over-Ethernet equipped embedded computers have grown increasingly common over the last few years, and recently we’ve seen more systems with multiple PoE-enabled […]
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Orange Pi AI Stick Lite taps 5.6 TOPS Gryfalcon GPU

Thu, 2019-10-24 21:38
Shenzen Zunlong’s $19.90 “Orange Pi AI Stick Lite” USB stick features a GTI Lightspeeur SPR2801S NPU at up to 5.6 TOPS @ 100MHz. It’s supported with free, Linux-based AI model transformation tools. Shenzen Zunlong’s Orange Pi project has released an AI accelerator with a USB stick form factor equipped with Gyrfalcon Technology, Inc.’s Lightspeeur SPR2801S […]
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Modular industrial NVR system also available in in-vehicle model

Thu, 2019-10-24 17:51
Aaeon’s rugged, $356 and up “VPC-3350S” industrial NVR PC runs on an Apollo Lake SoC and offers 4x GbE ports with PoE and up to 4x mini-PCIe. An in-vehicle model adds GPS, CAN, G-sensor, 3x RS-232, and wide-range power with ignition. Aaeon has launched a compact, rugged network video recorder (NVR) system with four GbE-speed […]
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Arm unveils two lightweight NPUs for edge AI

Wed, 2019-10-23 23:02
Arm renamed its 4-TOP Arm ML NPU as the Ethos-N77 and launched small-footprint, low-power Ethos-N57 (2-TOP) and Ethos-N37 (1-TOP) models for edge AI supported with the Linux-based Arm NN SDK. Arm also unveiled a Mali-G57 GPU and a tiny Mali-D37 VPU. Tiny, stripped-down AI co-processors for the edge seem to be a thing these days. […]
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Apollo Lake based panel PC series features PoE

Tue, 2019-10-22 21:55
IEI unveiled an “AFL-3” series of Apollo Lake based panel PCs with PoE support, M.2 storage and wireless, and 7-, 10.1-, 12.1-, or 15.6-inch HD capacitive touchscreens. IEI announced a series of “light industrial” interactive panel PCs with Power-over-Ethernet support. The fanless, PCAP AFL-3 series run on an Apollo Lake SoC. As with IEI’s Intel […]
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Compact Apollo Lake SBC aims sky high

Tue, 2019-10-22 17:06
Versalogic’s Linux-ready, sandwich-style “Harrier” SBC has an Apollo Lake processor and a compact 95 x 55mm footprint, ECC RAM support, and ruggedization features designed for high altitude UAVs. Versalogic announced a Harrier SBC due in Q1 2020 that revises the compact, COM-and-carrier design of its three-year-old, Intel Bay Trail based Osprey, but advances to the […]
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Linux-powered NVR system offers up to eight PoE+ ports

Mon, 2019-10-21 17:55
SolidRun’s rugged “ClearFog GTR A385” NVR system runs Linux on a Marvell Armada A385 and offers 4x 90W PoE++ or 8x 30W PoE+ camera ports plus powered GbE PoE WAN and 2.5Gbps SFP+ ports, 3x mini-PCIe, and optional 2x SATA. SolidRun announced a fanless network video recorder for indoor or outdoor surveillance and industrial infrastructure […]
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COM offers 9th or 8th Gen Coffee Lake with 10Gbps USB 3.2 and up to 96GB RAM

Fri, 2019-10-18 22:48
Avalue’s Linux-friendly “ESM-CFH” is a COM Express Basic Type 6 module with 8th and 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs, up to 96GB DDR4, and support for 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, 4x SATA, 8x PCIe, and triple displays. Avalue has announced a COM Express Basic Type 6 that represents the current pinnacle of Intel-based compute modules […]
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Networking SBCs run Linux on quad -A53 and -A72 NXP LS chips

Fri, 2019-10-18 17:07
Forlinx’s sandwich-style OK1043A-C and OK1046A SBCs run Linux on NXP’s quad -A53 LS1043A and quad -A72 LS1046A SoCs, respectively, and offer a 10GbE port and up to 6x GbE ports with optional SFP. Forlinx has posted product pages for two similar COM Express modules and carrier boards that run Linux on NXP’s networking focused LS […]
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Ubuntu 19.10 on the edge: Raspberry Pi 4 support and MicroK8s

Thu, 2019-10-17 19:48
Ubuntu 19.10 debuts “strict confinement” support for MicroK8s — Canonical’s snap-deployed, single-node Kubernetes environment — enabling easier deployment of k8s containers on edge gateways. MicroK8s can even run on the newly supported RPi 4. Canonical’s Ubuntu project released Ubuntu 19.10 “Eoan Ermine” with loads of new features for the desktop and cloud. Yet, it also […]
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In-vehicle computer supports new MaaS stack

Wed, 2019-10-16 22:23
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “UST100-504-FL” automotive PC runs Ubuntu 18.04 or Windows on 6th or 7th Gen Intel chips, and offers SATA, HDMI, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, 3x mini-PCIe, a slide-rail design, and the new AMS/AXView for MaaS discovery. Axiomtek announced a rugged in-vehicle PC that runs Ubuntu 18.04, Windows 10, or Windows 7 on […]
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