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Highly redundant IoT router supports 375Kbps Cat-M1

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-03-11 20:10
Advantech has launched a $360, Verizon-certified “ICR-3211B” LTE Cat-M1 router with a 1GHz Cortex-A8 SoC, 2x LAN ports, triple SIM slots, “last gasp” supercap, and a user-programmable Linux stack. Advantech has launched a line of industrial routers starting with a compact, highly redundant ICR-3211B model that is pre-certified for Verizon’s new low-power wide-area (LPWA) Cat-M1 […]
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Slim-height Apollo Lake signage player features triple M.2 slots

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-03-11 17:36
Axiomtek’s Linux-friendly, “ultra-slim” DSP300-318 signage player has an Apollo Lake SoC, 2x GbE, HDMI and DP 4K displays, and 3x M.2 slots for storage and wireless. Axiomtek has launched an Intel Apollo Lake based digital signage player promoted for its ultra-slim, 200 x 137.8 x 20mm dimensions. The DSP300-318’s dimensions are close to those of […]
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Qseven duo taps i.MX8X and i.MX7

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-03-11 16:26
Kontron’s “coming soon” Qseven-Q7AMX8X and Qseven-Q7AMX7 modules run Linux on NXP’s i.MX8X and i.MX7 with up to 64GB eMMC 5.0, up to 3x PCIe, and extended temperature support. Kontron announced a 70 x 70mm, Qseven 2.1 form-factor Qseven-Q7AMX8X module with an up to quad-core, 1.5GHz Cortex-A35 based i.MX8X SoC. The company has also posted specs […]
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AMD’s Epyc 3000 shows up on COM Express Type 7

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-03-08 23:28
Congatec announced a “Conga-B7E3” COM Express Type 7 module that runs Linux or Windows on AMD’s up to 16-core Epyc Embedded 3000 with up to 96GB DDR4, 4x 10GbE networking, 32x PCIe lanes, and an optional 1TB NVMe disk. AMD announced its embedded server class Epyc Embedded 3000 in Feb. 2018 in tandem with its […]
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Rugged, expandable industrial PCs run on Apollo Lake and Coffee Lake

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-03-08 20:07
Cincoze unveiled fanless, Apollo Lake based “DC-1200” and 8th Gen Coffee Lake based “DX-1100” industrial PCs, both with shock, vibration, and -40 to 70°C support plus expansion via M.2, mini-PCIe, and Cincoze’s CMI and CFM modules. Cincoze unveiled a compact DC-1200 industrial computer with a quad-core Pentium N4200, as well as a more advanced and […]
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TechNexion reveals i.MX8M Mini modules and SBCs

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-07 23:32
TechNexion unveiled three i.MX8M Mini modules: a 40 x 37mm PICO-IMX8M-Mini with an Raspberry Pi-like carrier, a low-cost, FLEX-IMX8M-Mini SODIMM, and a highly customizable AXON-IMX8M-Mini. There’s also an AXON-IMX6 COM and an RPi-like AXON-Pi SBC. Longtime NXP partner TechNexion, which supports the Wandboard.org community site, has announced three compute modules based on the i.MX8M Mini […]
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Congatec takes a swig of Whiskey Lake in 3.5-inch and thin Mini-ITX SBCs

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-03-07 00:46
Congatec unveiled Linux-friendly, 3.5-inch “Conga-JC370” and thin Mini-ITX “Conga-IC370” SBCs with Intel’s 8th Gen 1.8GHz, quad-core Core i7-8565U and 2.1GHz, dual-core Core i3-8145U Mobile processors. At Embedded World last week, Congatec debuted some of the first embedded boards based on Intel’s new 8th Gen “Whiskey Lake” U-series processors, including a 3.5-inch Conga-JC370 SBC and Conga-IC370 […]
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Linux-based I/O controllers offer Lua scripting

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-03-06 20:20
Barix has launched Barionet 1100, 400, and 200 programmable I/O controllers that run OpenWrt Linux on a MIPS-based MediaTek MT6720A SoC and offer Lua scripting and a “FLEXA” cloud service. Switzerland based Barix, which is primarily known for audio streaming technology such as the new AudioPoint 3.0, has offered its Barionet line of programmable I/O […]
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Linux-driven STM32MP1 module measures less than one square inch

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-05 23:05
Kontron unveiled a 25.4 x 25.4mm “SOM-STM32MP157” module that runs Linux on ST’s new dual-core -A7 SoC plus a new baseboard equipped with 2x LAN, 2x USB, serial, DIO, and DSI. Kontron announced a tiny computer-on-module that extends STMicroelectronics’ new STM32MP1 SoC. The solderable, 25.4 x 25.4mm SOM-STM32MP157 is one of the smallest compute modules […]
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Google launches i.MX8M dev board with Edge TPU AI chip

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-05 20:39
Google has launched a sandwich-style, $150 “Coral Dev Board” with an RPi-like 40-pin header that runs Linux on an i.MX8M with an Edge TPU chip for accelerating TensorFlow Lite. The USB stick version sells for $75. Google unveiled its embedded oriented Edge TPU version of its Tensor Processing Unit AI chip in July. More details […]
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Raspberry Pi based IoT gateway offers optional cellular, Zigbee, Z-Wave, or LoRa

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-03-05 00:20
Newark Element14 and Avnet announced a Raspberry Pi based “SmartEdge Industrial IoT Gateway” with 2x Ethernet, WiFi/BT, CAN, serial, and optional Zigbee, Z-Wave, or LoRa. Avnet, which last year launched the Zynq UltraScale+ based ‘Ultra96 96Boards CE SBC, announced plans for the Avnet SmartEdge Industrial IoT Gateway at the CES show in early January. At […]
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Revised, Allwiner H64 based Pine H64 SBC has RPi size and GPIO

LinuxGizmos - Sat, 2019-03-02 18:58
Pine64’s open-spec, Raspberry Pi sized “Pine H64 Model B” SBC has gone on sale for $39 (2GB) or $49 (3GB), with a quad -A53, 1.8GHz Allwinner H6 with GbE, WiFi/BT, HDMI 2.0, 3x USB, and RPi-style GPIO. Last month, Pine64 unveiled an ambitious 2019 game plan for delivering open source hardware including a PinePhone smartphone […]
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Arrow’s latest 96Boards SBCs tap i.MX8X and i.MX8M

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-03-01 21:20
Arrow announced a pair of 96Boards CE Extended SBCs that run Yocto with Linux 4.14: an AI-ML Board with a quad -A35 i.MX8X and a Thor96 SBC with a quad -A53 i.MX8M and support for multi-channel audio, ZigBee, and Thread. Like the DragonBoard 820c, the new AI-ML Board and Thor96 SBCs are collaborations between Arrow […]
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Qseven module provides 2 GHz Atom and extended temp design

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-02-28 23:43
Ibase Technology announced a Qseven CPU module, the IBQ800, equipped with Intel Atom x7/x5 processor, up to 8GB DRAM and -40°C to +85°C operating temperature—along with the IP416, a Qseven carrier board. Ibase Technology has released the IBQ800, a Qseven CPU module based on an Intel Atom x7-2.0GHz E3950 or x5-E3930 1.8GHz processor. The card […]
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Geniatech posts specs for five Rockchip SBCs including an RK3399Pro model

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-02-28 19:15
Geniatech has posted specs for DB3399 and DB3399 Pro SBCs equipped with the RK3399 and RK3399Pro SoCs. There’s also a smaller RK3399-based DB9 SBC and RK3288-based DB3288 and DB5 models. When Geniatech contacted us about their new, i.MX8M based APC810 SBC last week, we saw a teaser page about a Rockchip RK3399 product. Later in […]
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BeagleBone AI SBC features dual -A15 SoC with “EVE” AI cores

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-02-28 01:30
BeagleBoard.org unveiled a “BeagleBone AI” SBC with a dual Cortex-A15 TI AM5729 SoC that offers AI support via dual C66x DSPs and 4x EVE cores. The SBC has 1GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, WiFi, and GbE. When Texas Instruments announced its quad-core, Cortex-A53 AM65x SoC late last year, we wondered if it might power the long-awaited […]
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Linux software news from Embedded World

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-02-28 00:36
Software news from Embedded World includes an open source Google Cloud IoT Device SDK, the LF’s safety-first ELISA project, a binary Debian version of Mentor Linux, and new distros from Wind River and MontaVista. This week we’ve been neck deep in embedded Linux hardware news from the Embedded World show in Nuremberg. There are plenty […]
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NXP launches quad -A53 i.MX8M Nano SoC with 600MHz Cortex-M7 MCU

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-02-27 23:47
NXP unveiled a Linux-friendly i.MX8M Nano SoC with the same up to 4x 14nm Cortex-A53 cores as the faster, pin-compatible i.MX8M Mini, but with no VPU and a 600MHz Cortex-M7 instead of an -M4. This week’s Embedded World show in Nuremberg has been awash in new products built around the i.MX8M Mini, including Ka-Ro’s TX8M […]
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i.MX8M based SMARC module available with new carrier board

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-02-27 00:19
Embedian has launched a “SMARC-iMX8M” module that runs Linux on an i.MX8M SoC with up to 4GB LPDDR4, 16GB eMMC, and -40 to 85° support. There’s also a new carrier designed for SMARC 2.0 modules. Embedian has long developed Linux-powered SMARC modules based on NXP i.MX SoCs, such as its i.MX6 based SMARC-FiMX6 and i.MX7 […]
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Wind River Linux and VxWorks team up for new Helix Virtualization Platform

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-02-26 21:51
Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform combines Wind River Linux and VxWorks under a common, cloud-managed edge computing platform. Features include virtualization and safety certified functionality, and support for guest OSes and mixed-criticality workloads. Wind River announced the release of Wind River Helix Virtualization Platform (Helix Platform), which combines the company’s “industry-leading” VxWorks commercial real-time operating […]
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