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Rugged DIN-rail PC taps Skylake-U

Nov 13, 2018 — views: 99

Aaeon has launched a Linux-friendly DIN-rail “Boxer-6750” DIN-rail computer with a dual-core Intel 6th Gen CPU, dual displays, extended temp and vibration resistance, plus 2x GbE, 2x USB 3.0, and 4x serial ports.

This under-$6 SBC runs Linux on C-SKY ISA chip

Nov 13, 2018 — views: 2058

[Updated: 2PM] — Hangzhou C-SKY has launched a “C-SKY Linux Development Board” for $5.60 and up, featuring a 574MHz GX6605S CK610M SoC, 64MB DDR2 with a novel C-SKY ISA, plus an HDMI port, and 2x USB 2.0 ports.

Rugged, low-cost Bay Trail SBC runs Linux

Nov 13, 2018 — views: 225

VersaLogic released a rugged, PC/104-Plus form-factor “SandCat” SBC with a dual-core Intel Bay Trail SoC, -40 to 85℃ support, plus SATA, GbE, and mini-PCIe and more, starting at $370 in volume.

Modular automation controller builds on UP Squared SBC

Nov 12, 2018 — views: 1036

Techbase is shipping a Linux-friendly industrial automation controller called the ModBerry M2000 based on the UP Squared SBC, featuring GbE, SATA, and M.2.

Snapdragon 2100 dev kit arrives as Fossil debuts smartwatch for new Snapdragon 3100

Nov 10, 2018 — views: 1876

Intrinsyc has launched an Android-based Open-Q 2500 SOM module and development kit for smartwatches based on the Snapdragon 2500. Meanwhile, Fossil unveiled the first watch to run Wear OS on the next-gen Snapdragon 3100.

Linux-driven 96Boards SBC features AI and RISC-V companion chips

Nov 9, 2018 — views: 1747

[Updated: Nov. 10] — Bitmain announced a “Sophon BM1880 EDB” 96Boards CE SBC featuring its new Sophon BM1880 AI chip plus dual Cortex-A53 cores that run Linux. There’s also a RISC-V MCU and optional Raspberry Pi and Arduino modules.

Android Oreo dev kit showcases the Snapdragon 670

Nov 9, 2018 — views: 859

Intrinsyc’s Android 8.0 driven Open-Q 670 HDK mobile development kit for the octa-core Snapdragon 670 SoC features a 5.65-inch touchscreen, 6GB LPDDR4, 6GB eMMC, WiFi, BT, GPS, NFC, and optional camera and sensor boards.

RISC-V Linux development in full swing

Nov 8, 2018 — views: 1075

All signs point to a happy marriage between Linux and RISC-V. At Embedded Linux Conference Europe, Comcast’s Khem Raj gave a presentation that strengthens the case.

Gumstix enhances Geppetto board design service with new Board Builder UI

Nov 7, 2018 — views: 686

Gumstix has expanded its Linux-oriented Geppetto online embedded board development platform with a free “Board Builder” service that offers a checklist interface for selecting modules, ports, and more.

RK3399 Raspberry Pi clone will launch at $39

Nov 6, 2018 — views: 4112

[Updated: 7PM] — Radxa has posted specs for a $39 and up, community backed “Rock Pi” Raspberry Pi lookalike with a Rockchip RK3399, USB 3.0, M.2, HDMI 2.0, and native GbE, plus optional WiFi, BT, and PoE.

Intel 6th and 7th Gen box PCs offer PCIe graphics expansion

Nov 6, 2018 — views: 504

Aaeon launched a rugged, Linux-friendly line of “Boxer-6841M” industrial computers based on 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs with either a PCIe x16 slot for Nvidia GPU cards or 2x PCIe x8 slots for frame grabbers.

Three open-spec RK3399 SBCs go on sale, including an AI-enabled model

Nov 5, 2018 — views: 1553

The RK3399-based Khadas Edge SBC has launched on Indiegogo along with a new Edge-1S model that uses the AI-enhanced RK3399Pro SoC and an Edge-V model that replaces the Edge’s MXM3 connector with 40-pin GPIO and adds MIPI-DSI and -CSI.

Compact embedded PC has three PoE-ready GbE ports

Nov 5, 2018 — views: 621

EFCO’s fanless “SmartSL Plus” embedded box computer is built around a Intel Bay Trail based Congatec Qseven module. The system features 3x GbE ports with PoE, mini-PCIe and mSATA, dual displays, and isolated GPIO.

Intel updates embedded toolsuite — but says it’s scaling back its IoT effort

Nov 2, 2018 — views: 1305

Intel launched Intel System Studio 2019, updating the Linux-friendly embedded toolsuite with improved performance and enhanced I/O analysis. Meanwhile, due to soaring demand for Intel’s Core and Xeon sales, it’s scaling back its lower-end IoT business.