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Wind River Linux updates with Linux LTS 5.10 and a prebuilt binary

Jun 18, 2021 — views: 34

Wind River has released Wind River Linux LTS21, advancing to Linux LTS 5.10, Yocto Project 3.3, and Qt 5.15.2. New features include a Linux Assembly Tool for image creation and a pre-built binary distribution.

TI’s AM64x powers three modules and two new HummingBoard SBCs

Jun 17, 2021 — views: 281

TQ’s TQMa64xx, Phytec’s phyCore-AM64X, and SolidRun’s AM64x SOM modules run Linux on TI’s new FuSa-enabled Sitara AM64x with up to 6x GbE, 4x of which support TSN and fieldbus. The AM64x SOM also powers two new HummingBoard-T SBCs.

Raspberry Pi CM4 based controller offers isolated serial and DIO

Jun 17, 2021 — views: 460

OpenEmbed’s $159-and-up “EdgeBox-RPI4” industrial controller builds on the Raspberry Pi CM4 with GbE, optional WiFi/BT, HDMI 2.0, 2x USB, isolated RS485 and DIO and M.2 and mini-PCIe for NVMe and 4G.

Safety conscious TI AM64x debuts on $99 dev kit

Jun 16, 2021 — views: 309

[Updated: June 18] —TI’s 16nm Sitara AM64x offers up to 2x -A53, up to 4x Cortex-R5F, and a Cortex-M4F core for FuSa and ships with a Linux SDK and choice of $99 and $299 eval kits. Phytec, SolidRun, and TQ have also unveiled AM64x based modules.

Tiny Radxa Zero SBC runs Armbian on Amlogic S905Y2

Jun 16, 2021 — views: 1014

Radxa’s Raspberry Pi Zero-like “Radxa Zero” SBC runs on Amlogic’s quad -A53 S905Y2 and sells for $15 (512MB LPDDR4) to $45 (4GB with 16GB eMMC). Features include WiFi/BT, 4K-ready micro-HDMI, 40-pin GPIO, and 2x USB Type-C.

Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial adds ruggedization and FuSa cores

Jun 15, 2021 — views: 260

[Updated: 7PM] — Nvidia has launched a “Jetson AGX Xavier Industrial” module that adds to the original design with dual Cortex-R5 functional safety (FuSa) cores, 32GB ECC RAM, 64GB eMMC, -40 to 85°C support, and shock and vibration resistance.

Quartz64 SBC starts at $60 and Pine64 unveils SOQuartz module with same RK3566

Jun 15, 2021 — views: 1978

Pine64 has launched a “Quartz64 model-A” SBC for $60 (4GB) or $80 (8GB). Upcoming projects include a “SOQuartz” module that runs Linux on the same Rockchip RK3566 and a PineDio LoRa gateway.

Xilinx unveils Versal AI Edge

Jun 14, 2021 — views: 1134

Xilinx announced a 7nm, headless “Versal AI Edge” SoC that runs Linux on dual 1.76GHz Cortex-A72 cores and has dual 750MHz Cortex-R5F cores, flexible, FPGA-like “Adaptible Engines” up to 520K LUTS, and “AI Engine-ML” cores up to 479 TOPS.

Compact Elkhart Lake module has 2.5GbE and triple 4K

Jun 11, 2021 — views: 238

Portwell’s Linux-ready “PCOM-B645VG” Compact Type 6 module offers Intel Elkhart Lake E and RE CPUs plus up to 32GB ECC RAM, triple 4K displays, 2.5GbE, 2x USB 3.1 Gen2, 6x PCIe 3.0, and -40 to 85°C support.

Compact Arm gateways offer optional CAN and isolated DIO

Jun 11, 2021 — views: 221

Vecow’s rugged “AIC-100” and “AIC-110” IoT gateways run Linux on an i.MX6 ULL with 2x LAN, 2x COM, USB, and mini-PCIe with SIM. The larger AIC-110 adds 2x CAN and 12x isolated DIO.

Embedded Board Farm service enables remote testing and development

Jun 10, 2021 — views: 721

Timesys has launched an Embedded Board Farm service that provides secure remote access to embedded hardware and BSPs for Linux, Android, QNX, and FreeRTOS for software development, test automation, and debugging.

Linux-powered module has Cat M1, NB-IoT, and GNSS

Jun 10, 2021 — views: 306

TT Electronics announced a SODIMM-style “S-2Connect Creo SoM” module that runs Linux on a Quectel BG95-M3 module with an i.MX6 UL, 256MB RAM, 4GB eMMC, GNSS, and a pre-certified Cat M1/NB-IoT modem with micro-SIM.

Octeon TX2 based module powers new ClearFog networking boards

Jun 9, 2021 — views: 460

SolidRun’s tiny “CN9130 Mini SoM” runs Linux on Marvell’s 2.2GHz, quad -A72 Octeon TX2 CN9130 and powers new ClearFog CN9130 Base and Pro SBCs with up to 5x switched GbE, SFP+, M.2, 2x mini-PCIe, and optional enclosures.

3D printer board runs Linux on Allwinner A64

Jun 7, 2021 — views: 1985

Intelligent Agent’s $149 “Recore A5” 3D printer board runs Linux on an Allwinner A64, using the SoC’s AR100 core for real-time control. The SBC provides 6x stepper motor drivers, 3x heater outputs, a heated bed, 4x USB, and GbE and HDMI ports.