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Yocto-based Torizon distro adds OTA updater

Nov 21, 2019 — views: 238

Toradex has released an experimental version of an OTA updater for its new Torizon embedded Linux distribution. Torizon OTA offers fault-tolerant features and supports web-based remote management including grouping of devices into fleets.

Rugged Kaby Lake vehicle PC does it all on the road or rail

Nov 21, 2019 — views: 146

Vecow’s Linux-friendly “IVH-9024MX ICY” in-vehicle PC runs on a 7th or 6th Gen Core or Xeon CPUs and offers triple displays, 6x SATA bays, 4x PoE+ ports, 2x mini-PCIe, and EN50155: 2017 and EN45545-2 railway compliance.

AiO touch-panel systems tap Intel’s Whiskey Lake

Nov 20, 2019 — views: 151

Taicenn’s IP65-protected “TPC-PCM” industrial all-in-one touch-panel computers feature 15- to 24-inch touchscreens, 8th Gen Whiskey Lake processors, up to 64GB DDR4L, HDMI and DP ports, and optional wireless.

Thin clients run Linux-based eLux on Gemini Lake Refresh chips

Nov 20, 2019 — views: 283

Fujitsu’s three new “Futro” thin clients feature the Linux-based eLux RP stack running on Intel’s Gemini Lake Refresh SoCs. The quad-core Futro S9010 and S7010 and the dual-core S5010 offer GbE, 2x DP, and 7x USB ports.

Orange Pi 4 has an RK3399 and an optional NPU

Nov 19, 2019 — views: 1446

Shenzhen Xunlong has posted preliminary specs for a Rockchip RK3399 based “Orange Pi 4” SBC that is smaller and more affordable than the Orange Pi RK3399 and faster and more feature rich than the Orange Pi 3. A 4B variant adds a Lightspeeur 2801S AI chip.

Gemini Lake based Lattepanda Delta SBC relaunches for $188

Nov 18, 2019 — views: 1357

DFRobot’s previously Kickstartered, Ubuntu-ready LattePanda Delta SBC has relaunched for $188 with a quad-core Gemini Lake SoC. The Intel Core-based Lattepanda Alpha is already available starting at $379 for a model that recently switched from a 7th Gen to an 8th Gen Amber Lake-Y CPU.

Mini Type 10 dev board supports extended mini-PCIe I/O modules

Nov 18, 2019 — views: 248

Acromag’s rugged “ACEX4041” Mini-ITX carrier is equipped with a Linux-friendly, Apollo Lake based COM Express Mini Type 10 module plus 4x mini-PCIe based “AcroPack” slots that support 25+ I/O modules.

Compact Ryzen V1000 system starts at $689 with pre-loaded Ubuntu

Nov 17, 2019 — views: 724

Simply NUC’s compact “Sequoia” computer features a quad-core Ryzen Embedded V1000, 0 to 60°C support, and an 8-32V input. It starts at $689 with 4GB DDR4, a 128GB SSD, 2x mini-DP++, 3x USB, 2x GbE, 2x COM, and pre-installed Ubuntu.

New HA clustering on MicroK8s eases path to clustered edge appliances

Nov 15, 2019 — views: 351

Canonical announced high availability clustering in MicroK8s, its single-node Kubernetes environment for prototyping k8s applications and running edge containers on IoT gateways. The feature is enabled using Dqlite.

Sandwich-style SBC runs Linux on i.MX8M Mini

Nov 15, 2019 — views: 1771

Boardcon has launched a “EM-IMX8M-MINI” SBC built around a “SOM-IMX8M-MINI” module that runs Linux on a quad -A53 i.MX8M Mini with 2GB LPDDR4, 8GB eMMC, and WiFi/BT. The SBC adds MIPI-DSI/CSI, GbE, USB, serial, CAN, and M.2.

Intel says Keem Bay VPU offers 10 times the AI performance of the Myriad X

Nov 13, 2019 — views: 402


Intel announced a third-gen VPU code-named “Keem Bay” that will offer 10 times the AI performance as its Myriad X chip. It’s claimed to be equivalent to a Jetson Xavier AGX, but with up to 4.7 times more power efficiency.

Automation controller switches to Real-time Linux

Nov 13, 2019 — views: 720

WAGO has converted to Linux for its second-gen “PFC200” controller. The 1GHz Cortex-A8 device, which has an e!COCKPIT CODESYS V3 runtime in addition to Real-time Linux, offers dual 10/100 Ethernet, a serial port, and connections to the modular WAGO-I/O-System fieldbus modules.

Latest Banana Pi showcases a new quad -A7 SoC with FPGA extensions

Nov 12, 2019 — views: 3094

[Updated: Nov. 13] — The Banana Pi project and SunPlus have unveiled a “Banana Pi BPI-F2S” SBC with 40-pin RPi GPIO and an optional Artix-7 FPGA module. The SBC runs Linux on a new quad -A7 “SP7021” SoC from SunPlus and Tibbo with Arm9 and 8051 co-processors.

Compact Kaby Lake signage player has dual 4K HDMI ports

Nov 12, 2019 — views: 169

Arbor’s rugged, Linux-friendly “IEC-3900” signage player has a 7th Gen U-Series Core CPU, dual independent 4K HDMI ports, 4x USB 3.0 ports, M.2 SATA storage, and a 130 x 124 x 35mm footprint.