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Service robot runs on 9th Gen Coffee Lake system with nine GbE ports

Mon, 2019-09-30 17:39
Vecow announced a service robot that runs Linux or Windows with ROS on its rugged, Coffee Lake based, 9x GbE equipped “ECX-1000” computer, which recently added support for 9th Gen CPUs. Taiwan-based Vecow announced that its rugged, Intel Coffee Lake based ECX-1000 computer is driving a new professional service robot aimed at Asian markets. The […]
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HAT-compatible SBC runs Linux on i.MX6 ULL

Mon, 2019-09-30 15:37
Seeed’s “NPi i.MX6ULL Dev Board” runs Linux on NXP’s low-power ULL SoC with 512MB RAM, dual 10/100 LAN, USB host and Type-C, dual 40-pin GPIO, and either 8GB eMMC ($44) or 256MB NAND ($39). Seeed, which has produced Linux hacker boards such as the RK3229-based, voice-control oriented ReSpeaker Core v2.0, has returned with a Raspberry […]
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Open source version of OPC UA spec for M2M launches

Fri, 2019-09-27 23:44
OSADL announced OPC Foundation certification of its open source, C-developed “open62541” v1.0 implementation of the TSN-enabled OPC UA standard for M2M Ethernet communications. Kalycito has launched an open62541 starter kit that runs on a Linux-ready TQ gateway. You may have noticed an increase in products on LinuxGizmos that support Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN), which is built […]
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$60 Raspberry Pi mimic showcases i.MX8M

Fri, 2019-09-27 18:12
Embest’s $60 “MaaxBoard” SBC runs Yocto Linux or Android 9.0 on a quad -A53 i.MX8M with 2GB to 4GB DDR4, 4K playback, and a Raspberry Pi-like layout and 40-pin header. There’s also an upcoming i.MX8M Mini based model. Embest, a Chinese manufacturer that flipped over to Avnet when it acquired Premier Farnell, has begun selling […]
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Compact Arm/Linux IoT protocol conversion gateway has crypto chip

Thu, 2019-09-26 23:03
Advantech has launched a rugged “WISE-710” IoT protocol gateway that runs Linux and its WISE-PaaS/EdgeLink stack on the i.MX6 DualLite and offers a crypto chip, 2x GbE, mini-PCIe, 3x serial/CAN, DIO, and optional analog and temperature interfaces. Advantech previewed its WISE-710 gateway back in May and has now announced its release on Design World. The […]
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Tiny USB stick SBC features dual crypto chips

Thu, 2019-09-26 19:47
F-Secure’s security-focused, open-spec “USB armory Mk II” USB stick SBC runs Linux on an NXP i.MX6 ULZ with dual crypto chips, 16GB eMMC, dual USB Type-C ports, and Bluetooth 5.0. Since Inverse Path launched its security-oriented USB Armory USB-stick back in 2014, we have not seen anything quite like it until this week when a […]
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22-inch AiO touchscreen is powered by RK3288-based Chromebox Mini

Wed, 2019-09-25 21:30
AOpen’s fanless “C-Tile 22” all-in-one touchscreen computer for kiosks runs Chrome OS on its Rockchip RK3288 based Chromebox Mini mini-PC and offers an IP65-protected 22-inch HD touchscreen plus GbE, HDMI, and more. AOpen, which in July launched a 7th Gen Core based Digital Engine DE5500 embedded PC for kiosk and signage, has introduced an all-in-one […]
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Raspberry Pi health monitoring HAT adds ESP32 and battery for wearables mode

Wed, 2019-09-25 17:43
ProtoCentral’s open source “Healthy Pi v4” HAT for vital sign monitoring advances from the v3 model with an ESP32 SoC with WiFi AP and BT-BLE and a battery for portable use including a wearable mode without a Raspberry Pi. In 2017, Bangalore, India-based ProtoCentral launched its HealthyPi v3 HAT for the Raspberry Pi for low-cost […]
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RK3399 compute module and carrier follow 96Boards SOM spec

Tue, 2019-09-24 23:02
Geniatech and Linaro announced a “SOM 3399” module that adopts the 96Boards SOM spec and runs Linux on a Rockchip RK3399. There’s also a “CBD96-3399” carrier for the module. Linaro’s open hardware project has teamed up with Geniatech to launch the third compute module based on the
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Aaeon spawns three Intel-based AI computers with Myriad X

Tue, 2019-09-24 18:48
Aaeon announced three “Boxer-8300AI” series edge AI computers that run Linux on Intel Apollo Lake or 6th and 7th Gen Core CPUs with up to two Myriad X-enabled AI Core X modules or AI Core XPG cards. Over the years, Aaeon has churned out dozens of Intel-based “Boxer” embedded computers, but in recent years we […]
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HAT offers hardware watchdog for Raspberry Pi

Mon, 2019-09-23 18:24
On Kickstarter: Sequent Microsystems has launched a $15 “Hardware Watchdog HAT & Power Manager for Raspberry Pi” for protecting against software lock-ups. Hardware-based watchdog timers are usually standard equipment on industrial computers, but are rarely seen on Linux hacker boards. Sequent Microsystems, which has previously launched Raspberry Pi add-ons such as the MegaIO-IND home automation […]
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BeagleBone AI board ships with EVE machine learning cores

Mon, 2019-09-23 16:53
The open-spec BeagleBone AI has arrived for $118 with a dual Cortex-A15 TI AM5729 with dual C66x DSPs and 4x EVE cores for AI. The SBC supplies 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, GbE, USB 3.0 Type-C, and micro-HDMI. The long-awaited heir to the BeagleBone Black that was unveiled by the Foundation in February has […]
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SMARC carrier board and design service supports six modules

Fri, 2019-09-20 00:36
MSC announced a compact SimpleFlex carrier board and custom manufacturing service that supports six MSC SMARC 2.0 modules with i.MX8, i.MX8M. i.MX8M Mini. i.MX6, Intel Apollo Lake, and Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+. In 2016, Avnet-owned MSC Technologies announced a 148 x 102mm carrier board form-factor and manufacturing service called SimpleFlex with an initial MSC Q7-MB-EP5 product […]
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Linux-powered NVR can stream and analyze 12 HD cam feeds without a cloud connection

Thu, 2019-09-19 20:58
A new “Camect” camera hub and 1TB NVR that can aggregate up to 12 HD streams has funded on Indiegogo. The $279 device runs Linux on an Apollo Lake SoC and provides AI algorithms to analyze video without a cloud service. A Mountain View-based startup called Camect has successfully launched an Apollo Lake-based, AI-enabled camera […]
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Industrial PC with 6th or 7th Gen Intel CPUs has four PCIe slots for Nvidia graphics

Wed, 2019-09-18 23:25
Axiomtek’s “IPC974-519-FL” industrial PC for AI edge applications runs on Xeon E3 or 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs and offers 4x PCIe/PCI slots for up to 300W Nvidia graphics plus 2x SATA, 2x GbE, and modular I/O expansion. Axiomtek announced the latest member in its line of IPC (industrial PC) computers with full-sized PCIe/PCI […]
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CAN-Bus HAT for Raspberry Pi 4 offers RTC and wide-range power

Wed, 2019-09-18 20:18
Copperhill’s third-gen, $65 “PiCAN3” HAT features Raspberry Pi 4 support and a SocketCAN-ready CAN-Bus 2.0B port. The HAT has an RTC and is powered by a 3A, 6-20V Switch Mode Power Supply that can also power the Pi. Copperhill Technologies has launched a CAN-Bus HAT for the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B designed for industrial […]
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Sandwich-style RK3399 SBC has optional NVMe and 4G

Wed, 2019-09-18 18:22
Boardcon’s “Idea3399” SBC integrates a CM3399 module with 4GB LPDDR4 that runs Android 7.1.2 on a Rockchip RK3399. The SBC offers optional M.2-based NVMe and mini-PCIe-based 4G. Boardcon also recently unveiled a MediaTek-based CM-MT6737 module. Boardcon announced a compute module and an SBC based on it equipped with a hexa-core Rockchip RK3399 SoC. As noted […]
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SDR dev kit builds on Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC

Tue, 2019-09-17 22:58
Avnet has launched an “RFSoC Development Kit” that extends Xilinx’s eval kit for its Linux-powered, Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC. The kit adds a Qorvo 2×2 Small Cell RF front-end for SDR prototyping and integrates MATLAB and Simulink. Xilinx launched its 5G-focused Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC variant of its Arm/FPGA hybrid Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoc last year and then […]
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SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

Tue, 2019-09-17 18:33
Congatec’s “Conga-SMX8-Mini” SMARC 2.0 module runs Linux on NXP’s i.MX8M Mini with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 128GB eMMC and optional WiFi and -40 to 85°C. There’s also a new carrier and coolers for Congatec’s Epyc 3000 based conga-B7E3 module. NXP’s power-efficient, 14nm FinFET fabricated i.MX8M Mini has attracted considerable support among computer-on-module manufacturers, starting […]
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Compact Kaby Lake embedded PC supports Linux

Mon, 2019-09-16 22:02
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX100-51R-FL” embedded PC runs Linux or Win 10 on a 7th Gen U-series CPU and offers a pair each of GbE, USB 3.0, USB 2.0, and serial ports plus a DP++ port and M.2 slots for WiFi and SATA. Axiomtek announced a compact (142 x 87 x 58mm) embedded computer equipped with […]
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