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Nano-ITX board gets Whiskey Lake squared away

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-04-10 17:59
Portwell’s Linux-friendly “NANO-6051” SBC builds on Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake platform with up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x mini-DP, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, and 2x M.2 slots. American Portwell announced the first Nano-ITX SBC we’ve seen that features Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake platform. The 120 x 120mm form factor, which Portwell has […]
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HummingBoard Ripple SBC combines i.MX8M Mini with Lightspeeur AI chip

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-04-09 22:19
SolidRun has launched an open-spec, $170 and up “HummingBoard Ripple” Pico-ITX SBC, a stripped-down version of the HummingBoard Pulse that runs Linux on an i.MX8M Mini module with optional Lightspeeur SPR2803 neural accelerator. As we reported in our January catalog of 136 community-backed SBCs, SolidRun has been working on a more affordable, feature-reduced-feature HummingBoard Ripple […]
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Quad-HDMI Ryzen V1000 signage system has four M.2 slots, too

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-04-09 17:11
Axiomtek has launched a “DSP600-211” 4K digital signage player that runs Linux or Win 10 on a Ryzen Embedded V1000 along with 4x HDMI 2.0, 4x USB, 2x serial, 2x GbE, and 4x M.2. Axiomtek has “released” a 4K digital signage player powered by AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 processor, according to an announcement on Automation.com. […]
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Rugged, Linux-driven IoT gateways are optimized for sensor monitoring

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-04-08 22:23
Neousys’ IGT-33V and IGT-34C gateways run Debian on a TI AM3352 and offer PoE+ PD, isolated DIO, and 8x 0-10V (33V) or 4x 4-20mA (34C) analog inputs. They follow similar IGT30 and IGT-31D models that focus on digital outputs. We missed Neousys’ January announcement of its IGT30 and IGT-31D IoT gateways, both of which run […]
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Signage SBC showcases hexa-core S922X

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-04-08 19:42
Shenzhen Tomato’s “XYT-6689” SBC runs Android 9.0 on a 2GHz hexa-core -A73 and -A53 Amlogic S922X with up to 4GB RAM and 64GB eMMC. Display interfaces including HDMI 2.1, LVDS, eDP, and V-by-One. Shenzhen Tomato has posted a product page for a signage-oriented XYT-6689 (Amlogic S922X Digital Signage) SBC that runs Android 9.0 on Amlogic’s […]
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Industrial PC has 8th or 9th Gen CPUs and six GbE ports

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-04-08 17:30
Axiomtek’s fanless, rugged “eBOX710-521-FL” edge computer runs Linux or Win 10 on 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake chips with 6x GbE, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, 2x SATA, PCIe x4, and 2x mini-PCIe slots. Axiomtek has announced a variation on last summer’s Intel 8th Gen Coffee Lake based eBOX671-521-FL embedded computer. The eBOX710-521-FL lacks a […]
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Linux powered automotive computer is loaded with wireless

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-04-07 22:17
Eurotech’s rugged “DynaGate 20-30” is an automotive-certified IoT edge gateway that runs Linux on an Apollo Lake SoC with LTE Cat 4, WiFi, BLE, GPS, 2x GbE, and isolated DIO, serial, and CAN. A week after announcing a BoltGate 20-31 transportation computer aimed at rolling stock applications, Eurotech has unveiled an “automotive-certified Multi-service IoT Edge […]
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3.5-inch Whiskey Lake SBC has mini-PCIe and dual M.2

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-04-07 17:50
Aaeon’s 3.5-inch “GENE-WHU6” SBC runs on an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU with up to 32GB RAM, 4x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports, 2x GbE, and 2x M.2 slots, starting at under $1K. Over the last few days, Aaeon’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake based PICO-WHU4 Pico-ITX board, which we covered in February, has received a […]
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Compact Apollo Lake computer runs Linux

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-04-06 21:56
WinSystems’ fanless, Linux-ready “SYS-ITX-N-3900” computer has an Apollo Lake SoC, -20 to 60°C support, wide-range power, M.2 and mini-PCIe expansion, and a compact 150 x 150 x 50mm footprint. A year and a half after the first Intel Gemini Lake based embedded computers arrived, we have seen only a few models based on this latest […]
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i.MX8M Mini Pico-ITX board has a DSP for voice control plus optional AI

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-04-06 17:38
Estone’s “EMB-2237-AI” Pico-ITX SBC integrates a “SOM-2237” module that runs Linux on an i.MX8M Mini and adds a DSP for audio. The carrier adds LAN with PoE, MIPI-DSI and -CSI, mics and speakers, and an M.2 slot with Edge TPU AI support. Estone Technology’s EMB-2237-AI is the first SBC we’ve seen to combine the 100 […]
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Embedded Linux joins the Covid-19 battle

LinuxGizmos - Sat, 2020-04-04 01:40
Embedded Linux is combating the coronavirus in thermal imaging devices such as the Kogniz’ Health Cam and a Raspberry Pi based FluSense device that analyzes coughs. We also look at open source ventilator projects and products from Aaeon, Advantech, and Seeed. AI surveillance devices that use facial recognition and other technologies to identify and track […]
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Compact, Linux-based computer extends I/O of networked systems

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-04-03 18:13
Aitech’s compact, rugged “A174” computer can extend the I/O of multiple network-connected computers. The avionics focused A174 runs Linux on a Cyclone V SoC and provides I/O including serial, analog, discrete, ARINC-429, and more. Aitech’s FPGA-enabled A174 I/O expansion subsystem is designed as a companion computer for one or more avionics computers, but it can […]
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Fanless Whiskey Lake industrial PC has wide power and operating ranges

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-04-02 22:35
Taicenn’s fanless “TBOX-28” industrial computer has an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU, 2x GbE, 6x serial, 4x USB 3.1, HDMI, DP, SATA, and optional wireless. Taicenn has launched an embedded industrial PC that incorporates Intel’s 8th Gen, 15W Whiskey Lake-U processors, including dual- and quad-core Core i3, i5, and i7 models. No OS support was […]
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Rugged, 28.6-inch signage PC supports Linux

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-04-02 21:46
Ibase’s EN50155-certified “MRD-286” is a 28.6-inch, bar-type panel PC for passenger info and signage applications that runs Linux or Win 10 on an Apollo Lake SoC. It offers IP65 protection and -20 to 55°C support. Public touchscreen computers are a tough sell in these tough days of contagion, but there are plenty of applications out […]
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Gumstix’s Nano carrier quartet includes Snapshot board for connecting 16x HD cams

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-04-01 23:14
Gumstix has launched four customizable carriers for Nvidia’s Jetson Nano including a Nano Snapshot model with 4x GbE-switched Nano modules for driving up to 16x HD streams via RPi cameras. A Yocto SDK includes TensorFlow support. Gumstix has launched a quartet of carrier boards that build on Nvidia’s Jetson Nano module, joining other Nano carriers […]
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Modular rolling stock computer is loaded with wireless

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-03-31 22:26
Eurotech’s rugged, railway certified “BoltGate 20-31” transportation gateway runs Linux on an Apollo Lake SoC with standard LTE and GNSS, a choice of WiFi/BT or MVB, and optional expansion modules for GbE, storage, serial/CAN, DIO, and odometer. Eurotech announced an Intel Apollo Lake based “smart transportation” computer due in the second half of the year […]
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PCIe-enabled Intel 9th Gen computer uses water cooling

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-03-31 18:57
Vecow’s Linux-friendly “RCX-1500W” edge AI computer cools its 9th Gen Coffee Lake Refresh chips and up to 4x PCIe cards with a water-cooling system. We rarely see liquid cooling systems on embedded computers because they tend to be complex, bulky, expensive, and must be carefully installed and maintained to avoid damage to the computer. Yet, […]
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Rugged embedded PC supports Linux on Apollo Lake

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-03-30 22:13
Nexcom’s rugged, Linux-ready “NISE 108” embedded computer has an Apollo Lake Celeron, triple display support with dual DP, 2x GbE, 4x USB, 3x COM, and M.2 and mini-PCIe expansion. Nexcom announced a 185 x 131 x 54mm industrial gateway that runs Linux 4.1 or Win 10 IoT Enterprise on a quad-core, 1.5GHz Celeron J3455 from […]
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3.5-inch Whiskey Lake SBC features CNVi-ready M.2 slot for speedy Intel WiFi cards

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-03-30 18:12
Kontron has launched a 3.5″-SBC-WLU SBC that runs Linux or Win 10 on an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU with up to 64GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 4x USB, triple display support, and triple M.2 slots including a CNVi-ready slot. Kontron’s 3.5″-SBC-WLU joins at least four other Linux-ready 3.5-inch boards with Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-UE […]
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New Linux-powered SoC taps an old ARM9 architecture

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-03-27 16:34
Microchip has launched a 600MHz ARM9-based “SAM9X60” processor with a 2D GPU and -40 to 105°C tolerance along with a Linux-driven, $260 “SAM9X60-EK Evaluation Kit” with MikroBus and Raspberry Pi expansion. Microchip has revised the ARM9-based AT91SAM9260 SoC that was introduced in 2006 by its subsidiary Atmel. The new SAM9X60 model has boosted the clock […]
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