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Highly expandable ATX board features 8th and 9th Gen CPUs

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-03-12 19:06
Win Enterprises’ “MB-50030” is an industrial ATX board with 8th or 9th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs with up to 128GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, 0 to 60°C operation, and PCIe x16, 3x PCIe x4, 2x PCI, mini-PCIe, and M.2 expansion. Win Enterprises announced its first Intel Coffee Lake based product and the […]
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Raspberry Pi 4 starter kit costs $77 with 4GB RAM

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-03-11 18:47
Newark has launched a $77 Raspberry Pi 4 Starter Kit with 4GB RAM, a power supply, 16GB microSD, dual micro-HDMI cables, and a case. Meanwhile, Gumstix is celebrating Pi Day by waiving its $2K Geppetto manufacturing fees for custom RPi designs through April 30. We haven’t seen much news about community-backed hacker boards this year, […]
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Compact Apollo Lake net appliance supports WiFi and LTE too

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-03-11 15:38
Aaeon’s compact, rugged “FWS-2275” is an Apollo Lake based networking appliance and edge computer with 3x GbE, USB, serial, DIO, WiFi/BT, and mini-PCIe. Aaeon announced a fanless, industrial net appliance and embedded PC with a compact, 115 x 115 x 44mm footprint and ruggedization features. The FWS-2275 is a slightly smaller and more rugged variation […]
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Snapdragon based modules and dev kits range from smart audio to 5G

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-03-10 00:52
Thundercomm has launched several new “TurboX” compute modules and dev kits for smart speakers, 5G, and LTE-IoT. The modules run Linux on Qualcomm CPUs including the Snapdragon 865, X55, and C404/C405. San Diego-based embedded manufacturer and Qualcomm partner Thundercomm, which we know from their Snapdragon 625 IP Camera and Qualcomm Robotics RB3 Platform, has added […]
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Linux kiosk distro adds Raspberry Pi 4 support

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-03-09 17:32
Linutop’s Linux-based, kiosk-oriented Linutop OS can now run on the Raspberry Pi 4. Linutop also sells mini-PCs based on the Raspberry Pi 2 and 3 and the UP Squared. It’s been a long time since we’ve checked in with Parisian embedded Linux firm Linutop, which back in 2010 was shipping its kiosk-targeted, Linux-based Linutop OS […]
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COM Express modules showcase Ryzen R1000 and Epyc 3000

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-03-09 14:48
Seco’s “COMe-C89-CT6” COM Express Type 6 and “COMe-C42-BT7” Type 7 modules run Ubuntu or Win 10 on AMD’s Ryzen R1000 and Epyc 3000 SoCs, respectively. New ATX dev kits are also available. As part of Seco’s Embedded World announcement, which was headlined by a SBC-C90 SBC and Linux-based Edgehog distro. the Italian embedded firm announced […]
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Compact Linux networking board has dual mini-PCIe slots

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-03-06 17:53
Gateworks’ compact “Newport GW6903” SBC runs Linux on a dual-core Marvell OcteonTX and offers USB 3.0 and GbE with PoE ports plus dual mini-PCIe slots and -40 to 85°C support. Gateworks has spun a variant of its GW6100 networking SBC that adds a second mini-PCIe slot, upgrades the USB port to 3.0, and expands the […]
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Seco spins 3.5-inch Ryzen Embedded SBC plus a managed Linux distro

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-03-05 23:16
Seco unveiled a Linux-ready, 3.5-inch “SBC-C90” with a Ryzen V1000 or R1000, 2x GbE, and 4x DP++ ports. It also launched a Yocto-based Edgehog OS with containers, OTA updates, and remote management that runs on an upcoming SoloX based SBC-C23. Last week at Embedded World, Seco announced an SBC-C90 board based on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded […]
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3.5-inch i.MX6 SBC wants to power your vending machine

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-03-05 16:56
Nexcom’s Embux subsidiary has launched a 3.5-inch “EBC3A1-1G Y0” SBC that runs Linux on an i.MX6 and offers wide-range power, -20 to 65°C support, dual CAN, and dual mini-PCIe slots. The growing adoption of NXP’s i.MX8 SoCs has finally slowed the spread of its mighty i.MX6, which dominated mid-range, Arm-based embedded Linux devices for much […]
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IoT survey: half of all developers already using AI

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-03-04 22:43
Newark’s latest IoT developer survey results reveal that 49 percent of respondents use AI in their IoT applications. There’s also growing concern for user privacy and increased adoption of off-the-shelf hardware. Online technology distributor Newark, which like Farnell Newark and Element14 is owned by Avnet, has released the findings of its Network Global IoT Survey […]
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Four-slot Raspberry Pi cluster board starts at $80

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-03-04 20:43
IPTerra’s “CloverPi” cluster board starts at $80 on Kickstarter, supporting up to 4x Raspberry Pi SBCs with power, switches, LEDs, and network headers for each plus a 5-port GbE switch with uplink port. Most Raspberry Pi cluster kits we’ve seen support the Raspberry Pi Compute Module, such as Turing Pi’s $128, 7-board Turing Pi Clusterboard […]
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Storyboard cranks up GUIs for iWave’s i.MX8 boards

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2020-03-04 19:11
iWave’s i.MX8 based modules and SBCs are now available with Crank’s StoryBoard GUI software, including its “i.MX8QuadMax SMARC” dev kit based on its iW-RainboW-G27D module. iWave announced that all its Linux-friendly, NXP i.MX8 family boards now ship with Crank Software’s StoryBoard GUI software, a competitor with Qt. Storyboard is available with ST’s STM32MP1 development kits […]
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9th Gen module debuts new COM-HPC edge server spec

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2020-03-03 22:35
MSC unveiled the first module based on the 800-pin COM-HPC edge server standard with a Linux-ready, Intel 9th Gen equipped “MSC HCC-CFLS” that adopts the COM-HPC/Client spec. Adlink revealed a proof-of-concept module using the larger COM-HPC/Server variant. Adlink, Congatec, and Kontron are the chief sponsors of the proposed COM-HPC (Computer-On-Modules High Performance Computing) server-on-module standard, […]
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Rugged 10.1- and 15.6-inch panel PCs support Ubuntu

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2020-03-02 15:46
Avalue’s fanless. 10.1- and 15.6-inch “ARC” panel PCs run Linux or Win 10 on an Apollo Lake SoC and offer WXGA capacitive touchscreens, SATA and mSATA storage, IP65, shock/vibration, and -10 to 50°C ruggedization. Avalue has expanded its ARC line of rugged touch-panel PCs, including its 12.1-inch Intel Bay Trail based ARC-1209, with 10.1-inch ARC-10W33 […]
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Linux-powered module charges up the RISC-V PolarFire SoC

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-02-28 22:40
Aries’ “M100PFS” module runs Linux on Microchip’s RISC-V based PolarFire SoC with FPGAs up to 265K LE. Features include up to 8GB LPDDR4, up to 64GB eMMC, and support for up to 16x SERDES lanes. Aries Embedded announced one of the first compute modules equipped with the PolarFire SoC, a Linux-powered, FPGA-enabled RISC-V SoC from […]
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Apollo Lake Mini-ITX board has thin profile

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-02-28 22:34
Winmate’s “IP70” is an industrial thin Mini-ITX board with an Apollo Lake Pentium N4200 plus up to 8GB DDR3L, 2x GbE, 2x SATA, 2x M.2, 4x USB 3.0, DP, HDMI, and -20 to 60°C support. Winmate has posted details on a “new” low-profile Mini-ITX board with an Intel Apollo Lake SoC and a -20 to […]
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Wind River launches dev site with TensorFlow for Linux and a free VxWorks download

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2020-02-28 16:39
A new “Wind River Labs” developer site hosts projects including TensorFlow for Wind River Linux, the first free VxWorks SDK, and VxWorks BSPs for the Raspberry Pi and UP Squared. One would think that when Wind River decided to launch a public-facing developer site, it would showcase the Yocto Project based Wind River Linux, which […]
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Congatec’s 3.5-inch SMARC carrier supports four i.MX8 modules

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-02-27 23:13
Congatec’s 3.5-inch “Conga-SMC1” carrier supports all its i.MX8-family SMARC 2.0 modules ranging from the i.MX8X to the i.MX8 QuadMax and offers 2x GbE, 5x USB, and 2x MIPI-CSI2. There’s also a kit that adds a 13MP Basler camera. Congatec has added a smaller (146 x 102mm) and presumably more affordable SMARC 2.0 carrier board alternative […]
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Linux-driven net appliance has six GbE and a pair of 10GbE ports

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-02-27 18:52
IEI’s compact “Puzzle-IN003B” networking appliance runs Ubuntu on a quad- or octa-core Atom C3000 with up to 128GB DDR4, 32GB eMMC, SATA, 2x M.2, mini-PCIe, 6x GbE, and 2x 10GbE SFP+ ports. Intel just announced a 10nm, up to 24-core Atom P5900 “Snow Ridge” successor to the server-class, networking-oriented Atom C3000, but we’re likely to […]
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Bye Bye 1GB Pi

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2020-02-27 17:30
The 2GB RAM model of Raspberry Pi 4 has dropped in price by $10 to the $35 — the same as the 1GB. The price drop followed the confirmation last week that a new RPi 4 has been released that fixes the USB Type-C problem. The Raspberry Pi Foundation celebrated the 8th birthday of the […]
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