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Bash shell utility turns 5.0

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-01-17 16:01
A few months prior to celebrating the 30th birthday of the Bash command language interpreter, the GNU Project has released Bash 5.0, featuring bug fixes and new shell variables. As we look forward to the release of Linux Kernel 5.0 in the coming weeks, we can enjoy another venerable open source technology reaching the 5.0 […]
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2019 Linux Foundation events include ELC shows in San Diego and Lyon

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-01-16 23:39
The Linux Foundation announced its 2019 schedule of events, including new events about Ceph and gRPC. The Embedded Linux Conference will co-locate with the Open Source Summit in San Diego on Aug. 21-23. Now’s the time to schedule your plans for Linux events, most of which occur under the umbrella of the Linux Foundation. The […]
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Axiomtek announces its first Type 7 module

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-01-16 00:21
Axiomtek announced a “CEM700” COM Express Type 7 Basic module with 5th Gen Intel Xeon or Pentium CPUs, 2x 10GBASE-KR, 2x SATA III, plenty of PCIe, extended temperature support, and a new Type 7 carrier board. The CEM700, which follows earlier Axiomtek COM Express modules such as the Intel Skylake based CEM501, is the company’s […]
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Compact i.MX6 UL gateway offers WiFi, 4G, LoRa, and ZigBee

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-01-15 22:37
Forlinx’s “FCU1101” is a compact embedded gateway with -35 to 70℃ support that runs Linux on an i.MX6 UL and offers 4x isolated RS485 ports, a LAN port, and WiFi, 4G, LoRa, and ZigBee. A year ago, the wireless studded, serial connected FCU1101 might have been called an IoT gateway, but the name seems to […]
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Entry-level Bay Trail SBC ready for workhorse duty

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-01-15 00:03
Acrosser’s 3.5-inch “AMB-BT19S1” SBC runs on an Intel Bay Trail SoC and offers up to 8GB RAM, dual display support, plus SATA, mSATA, mini-PCIe, serial, USB 3.0, and GbE ports. With newer Atom processor families such as Cherry Trail, Braswell, Apollo Lake, and now Gemini Lake, the popular, five-year old Bay Trail product line appears […]
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Tiny, Feather-style SBC runs Linux on Cortex-A5 SiP package

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-01-14 18:09
Groboard has unveiled a tiny, Adafruit Feather form-factor “Giant Board” SBC that runs Linux on Microchip’s SiP implementation of its Cortex-A5-based SAMA5D SoC and offers 128MB RAM, micro-USB, microSD and I/O including ADC and PWM. Groboard has posted specs for a 51 x 23mm SBC based on a Microchip System-In-Package (SiP) module equipped with the […]
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IEI’s Puzzle family of x86 and Arm based net appliances debuts with two Coffee Lake models

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-01-11 23:59
IEI unveiled a Linux-driven “Puzzle” series of 1U rackmount network appliances and uCPE systems with VNF support and a choice of Intel Coffee Lake, AMD Epyc 3000, Armada 8040, NXP LS2088, and Cavium Octeon CPUs. IEI is launching a new family of Puzzle-branded 1U network appliances that supports software virtual network functions (VNFs) and real-time […]
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Compact, rugged industrial AI computer runs Linux on TX2

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-01-11 18:02
Aaeon’s compact, fanless “Boxer-8110AI” embedded computer runs Ubuntu 16.04 on an Nvidia Jetson TX2 module and offers GbE, HDMI, CAN, serial, and 3x USB ports, plus anti-vibration and -20 to 50°C support. Like the Boxer-8120A from last May, Aaeon’s Boxer-8110AI runs Ubuntu 16.04 on Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 module. It similarly offers 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM, […]
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Automotive development platforms rev up with Linux

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-01-11 16:46
Linux-driven automotive computing initiatives advanced at CES with Hyundai joining Automotive Grade Linux, and Baidu, Intel, and Nvidia unveiling new assisted and autonomous driving platforms. This week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is even more dominated by automotive news than last year, with scores of announcements of new in-vehicle development platforms, automotive 5G […]
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IDE supports embedded Linux development within Windows

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-01-10 18:23
Timesys’ TimeStorm IDE 5.3.2 adds support for embedded Linux development within Windows 10. Other new features include Python target debug and custom bootloader support and a streamlined, Git-based workflow. Timesys’ Yocto Project driven TimeStorm Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for embedded Linux has been upgraded to a version 5.3.2 release that adds Windows 10 support as […]
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Raspberry Pi DAQ HAT can stack eight high

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-01-10 17:03
MCC’s “MCC152” is a stackable Raspberry Pi voltage output and digital I/O HAT with dual 0-5 V analog outputs at up to 5 kS/s and 8x configurable DIO. An open source C++ and Python library is also available. In August, Measurement Computing Corp. (MCC) launched its MCC 118 voltage measurement DAQ HAT for the Raspberry […]
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Baidu goes open source with Openedge analytics platform and Apollo driverless stack

LinuxGizmos - Thu, 2019-01-10 00:10
Baidu unveiled an open source “OpenEdge” edge computing platform and an open Linux-based “Apollo 3.5” autonomous car stack. OpenEdge dev boards include an Intel-based BIE-AI-Box in-car visual analytics board and NXP-based BIE-AI-Board for IoT. Baidu, which is often referred to as the Google of China, has announced an open source, AI-infused OpenEdge edge computing platform […]
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Free IoT security platform runs on OpenWrt routers and the Raspberry Pi

LinuxGizmos - Wed, 2019-01-09 19:17
Minim unveiled a free version of its router security platform called Minim Labs with an open source, Linux-based, “Unum” agent designed to protect home automation devices. The software is available for the Raspberry Pi and the Gli.Net B1300 router. At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Minim announced a free spin-off of Minim, […]
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ based thin client features dual HDMI ports

LinuxGizmos - Tue, 2019-01-08 21:22
ClearCube has launched a “C3xPi Thin Client” follow-on to its original Raspberry Pi based thin client with a faster RPi 3 B+ with GbE and dual-band WiFi-ac, plus a second HDMI port for dual displays and Citrix HDX support. ClearCube’s new reboot of its C3Pi Thin Client, which shipped with a Raspberry Pi 3 Model […]
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Arria 10 module drives high-end embedded camera

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-01-07 17:35
Critical Link’s “MityCAM-C50000” embedded camera runs Linux on an Intel Arria 10 SX SoC deployed on a “MitySOM-A10S” module and showcases a new 47.5-megapixel, 7920 x 6004 @ 30fps CMV50000 sensor. In 2017, Critical Link released a Basler-equipped MitySOM Embedded Imaging Dev Kit built around an Intel Cyclone V-based MitySOM-5CSx module, and then upgraded the […]
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Linux-driven i.MX ULL board drives $99 touch-panel kit

LinuxGizmos - Mon, 2019-01-07 15:38
MYIR’s new “MYD-Y6ULX-HMI” dev board, built on a previous iMX6 ULL module, also drives a new $99 “MYD-Y6ULX-CHMI” 7-inch touch-panel display kit with a pre-installed Linux HMI stack and optional wireless add-on. MYIR has launched a $59 and up development board built around its MYC-Y6ULX computer-on-module, which runs Linux on NXP’s power-sipping i.MX6 ULL SoC. […]
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Open-spec, i.MX6 UL based SBC features DAQ and wireless features

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-01-04 22:01
Technologic’s industrial temp “TS-7180” SBC runs Linux on an i.MX6 UL and provides extensive DAQ and communications features, with the latter including WiFi/BT, XBee, cellular, optional GPS and Ethernet with optional PoE. Technologic Systems has announced an engineering sampling program for a wireless- and digital acquisition focused SBC with open specifications that runs Debian Linux […]
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Linux maker boards learn how to specialize

LinuxGizmos - Fri, 2019-01-04 17:56
Community-backed SBCs not called Raspberry Pi are increasingly differentiating with specialized features. New models in our New Years catalog of 122 hacker boards have branched off into voice control, networking, AI, and more. When I read Brian Benchoff’s recent claim in Hackaday that the maker board market was stalling, I had a sense that there […]
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