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Retail-oriented 21.5-inch panel PCs run on Kaby Lake and Bay Trail

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-21 18:43
Ibase’s 21.5-inch “UPC-7210” and “UPC-6210” panel PCs run Linux or Windows on 7th Gen Kaby Lake-U and Bay Trail CPUs, respectively. Highlights include 64GB SSDs, mini-PCIe, mSATA, and IP65 protection. Sometimes there’s a fine line between digital signage players and touch-panel PCs. Touch panels tend to be bulkier with lower resolution and fewer multi-display options […]
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2MP, MIPI-CSI stereo cam runs Linux on Jetson

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-21 00:52
E-con’s STEEReoCAM is a 2-megapixel MIPI CSI-2 stereo vision camera designed to work with Jetson TX2 and Xavier modules using a Linux-based TaraXL SDK. E-con Systems has launched a MIPI CSI-2 connected follow-on to its USB 3.0 linked TaraXL stereo vision camera. Like the TaraXL, the new STEEReoCAM is designed to work with Nvidia’s hexa-core […]
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Embedded Linux system has five GbE ports for Time Sensitive Networking

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-03-20 23:24
Kontron’s “KBox A-230-LS” industrial computer runs Linux on a dual -A72 LS1028A SoC via its SMARC-sAL28 module and offers 5x TSN-capable GbE ports. Kontron announced a industrial networking computer dedicated to IEEE 802.1 compliant Time Sensitive Networking (TSN) based on its SMARC-sAL28 module. The fanless, 150 x 100 x 58mm system provides a standard Gigabit […]
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Latest UP board combines Whiskey Lake with AI Core X modules

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-19 23:30
Aaeon has posted specs for a Linux-ready “UP Xtreme” SBC with a 15W, 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U CPU, up to 16GB DDR4 and 128GB eMMC, 2x GbE, 6x USB, SATA, and optional AI Core X modules via M.2 and mini-PCIe. Aaeon’s community-backed UP project, which most recently brought us the Intel Apollo Lake based Up […]
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Trimmed-down Jetson Nano module ships on $99 Linux dev kit

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-19 19:35
Nvidia has launched a stripped-down, quad -A57 Jetson Nano module with a CUDA-ready 128-core Maxwell GPU. There’s also a maker-friendly, $99 dev kit featuring the Linux-driven, AI-focused COM. At the GPU Technology Conference, Nvidia spun a version of its Arm-based, GPU-focused Jetson modules for the Linux maker market along with a $99 Dev Kit. The […]
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Rugged computers run Linux on Jetson TX2 and Xavier

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-19 00:45
Aitech is offering RedHawk Linux RTOS for its rugged, compact, Jetson TX2-based A176 Cyclone and new A177 Twister systems. There’s also a similar new Jetson Xavier based A178 Thunder computer. Aitech, which has been producing embedded Linux-driven systems for military/aerospace and rugged industrial applications since at least 2004, announced that Concurrent Real-Time’s hardened RedHawk Linux […]
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3.5-inch i.MX8M SBC focuses on A/V

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-03-18 21:36
Seco’s 3.5-inch “SBC-C20” runs Linux on a dual- or quad-core -A53 i.MX8M SoC with up to 2GB RAM and 16GB eMMC plus 4K-ready eDP or HDMI 2.0, M.2 expansion, and optional -40 to 85°C. The SBC-C20 is the third and final SBC announced by Seco at Embedded World. It’s not as fast as the i.MX8 […]
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Raspberry Pi based audio DAC board starts at $225

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-03-18 20:50
Orchard Audio’s $225 “PecanPi” audio DAC add-on for the Raspberry Pi and $400, Pi-equipped “Streamer” system features 24-bit, 192kHz sampling, 130dB SNR, and -110dB THD+N. Orchard Audio has opened pre-orders on a next-gen PecanPi audio DAC board for the Raspberry Pi that replaces its earlier, Kickstarter backed ApplePi DAC. The $225 PecanPi DAC offers modest […]
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Stylish but rugged industrial mini-PC runs on Coffee Lake

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-03-15 23:24
Kontron’s “KBox B-201-CFL” is a compact, embedded box PC that runs Linux or Windows on 8th Gen Core CPUs with 2x GbE, SATA and M.2 SSDs, shock, vibration, and EMC tolerance, and a low noise level of under 34 dBA. Kontron is introducing a storage-oriented, Coffee Lake based mini-PC built around an unnamed Mini-ITX board. […]
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i.MX8M Mini SBC is loaded with options

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-03-15 20:15
Seco unveiled a highly customizable, Linux-friendly “SBC-C61” with a quad -A53, up to 1.8GHz i.MX8M Mini, up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC, and optional LAN, WiFi/BT, cellular, serial, and CAN interfaces. Italy-based Seco calls its SBC-C61 single board computer the “crown jewel” of its multi-board Embedded World product launch. Considering that its 2019 lineup […]
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Industrial i.MX8X module runs Linux

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-03-15 00:01
F&S is prepping an “efus MX8X” module that runs Linux on a dual- or quad-core -A35 i.MX8X SoC with up to 2GB RAM and 64GB eMMC plus dual GbE, WiFi/BT, 4K video, and optional industrial temp support. F&S Elektronik Systeme, which recently unveiled an i.MX8M Mini based PicoCore MX8MM module, has now posted preliminary specs […]
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Linux-driven, 4K-ready thin client starts at $204

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-14 22:50
VXL’s compact “Itona IQL2-64” thin client runs Linux on a dual-core Celeron N3350 with 2GB RAM, and offers 4K-ready HDMI and mini-DP, 2x GbE, 3x USB 3.1, and support for Citrix, RDP, VMWare, and more. We don’t cover the thin client market exhaustively, but we find ourselves intrigued by low-cost, mini-PC-like thin clients that run […]
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First i.MX8 QuadMax SBC breaks cover

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-14 20:48
Seco announced a 3.5-inch “SBC-C43” that runs Linux or Android on an up to hexa-core i.MX8 with up to 8GB soldered DDR4 and 32GB eMMC plus WiFi/BT, 2x GbE, 3x USB, HDMI 2.0 in and out, 2x M.2, and -40 to 85°C support. We’ve seen about a half dozen compute modules based on the high-end, […]
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New TQ modules include Whiskey Lake-U and LS1028A models

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-14 00:13
TQ Systems unveiled three compute modules: an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-U based COM Express Compact, a COM based on a 64-bit NXP LS1028A, and a module with a PowerPC-based T1022. LinuxGizmos has yet to cover any products from Germany-based TQ Systems, formally referred to as TQ Components, which has yet to market to the U.S. […]
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CHIPS Alliance to curate building blocks for RISC-V chips

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-03-13 20:06
Esperanto, Google, SiFive, and Western Digital announced an LF-hosted “CHIPS Alliance” to curate and develop open source code for RISC-V chip development, including WD’s donated SweRV core. Meanwhile, Intel is open sourcing its PCIe-based CXL interconnect. The Linux Foundation and several major RISC-V development firms have launched an LF-hosted CHIPS Alliance with a mission “to […]
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Multi-core, Linux-ready RISC-V cores feature DSP

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-03-13 19:24
Andes unveiled new A25MP and AX25MP versions of its Linux-friendly A25 CPU cores claimed to be the first RISC-V cores with a “comprehensive” DSP. The 1GHz-plus cores provide cache coherency and support for SMP and up to quad-core designs. At the RISC-V Workshop Taiwan, Andes Technology announced a second generation of its Linux-friendly, RISC-V ISA […]
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Rugged, Kaby Lake transport PC has 4x SATA plus 3x mini-PCIe and “VAM”

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-03-13 00:28
Axiomtek’s modular, transportation-certified “tBOX300-510-FL” box PC runs Linux or Windows on 7th-gen Kaby Lake-U CPUs and offers 4x swappable SATA III, GbE with PoE, 3x mini-PCIe, and an Axiomtek VAM I/O module slot. Axiomtek has launched a tBOX300-510-FL system for railway, vehicle, and marine applications such as surveillance, truck fleet management, storage, and passenger communications. […]
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6-axis robotic arm runs on Raspberry Pi

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-12 20:44
SB Components’ open-spec, Raspberry Pi powered “PiArm” robotic arm and gripper kit offers 6-axis digital servos and 360° rotation freedom. SB Components has gone to Kickstarter to launch an open source hardware and software PiArm robotic arm kit aimed at the DIY maker and education markets. The PiArm starts at a super early bird price […]
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Rugged, $350 Apollo Lake mini-PC has dual mini-PCIe slots

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-12 17:04
Aaeon’s Ubuntu-ready “Boxer-6405U” industrial mini-PC runs on an Apollo Lake SoC and offers 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, dual mini-PCIe, and extended temp and vibration tolerance. Aaeon has launched a $350, general-purpose embedded mini-PC for applications including machine vision, AI edge computing, and industrial IoT gateways. The rugged, “turnkey” Boxer-6405U is a slightly feature-reduced variant […]
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Open-spec Nitrogen8M_Mini SBC ships along with new Mini-based SOM

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-12 00:21
Boundary Devices has begun selling its open-spec, Linux-driven Nitrogen8M_Mini SBC starting at $135. It also announced a similarly i.MX8M Mini based Nitrogen8M_Mini SOM module with carrier. Boundary Devices announced its Nitrogen8M_Mini a month ago and has now launched the SBC starting at $135. In early February, the Nitrogen8M_Mini was the only announced SBC with NXP’s […]
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