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$30 Remix Mini aims to be the first serious Android PC

July 20, 2015

Jide Tech won Kickstarter funding for a $30 mini-PC running its productivity oriented, Android 5.0 based “Remix OS” on Allwinner’s 64-bit quad-core H64 SoC.

Firefox OS fork “H5OS” gets a $100 million boost

July 16, 2015

[Updated: July 20] — Acadine, founded by former Mozilla execs, has received a $100 million investment from China’s Tsinghua Unigroup, to launch a Firefox OS fork called “H5OS.”

$79 octacore hacker SBC runs Ubuntu and Android

July 14, 2015

Hardkernel unveiled a $74, open-spec “Odroid-XU4″ SBC equipped with an octacore Exynos5422 SoC, 2GB RAM, eMMC flash, a GbE port, and dual expansion headers.

Box computer and Pico-ITX SBC pack i.MX6

July 10, 2015

Advantech launched a Pico-ITX SBC and a computer that run Linux or Android on a dual-core i.MX6, and offer 4GB eMMC, dual displays, and two mini-PCIe slots.

Android based videoconferencing system does 9-way sessions

July 9, 2015

Grandstream’s “GVC3200″ is an Android based videoconferencing device that offers 9-way SIP/Android sessions, a 12x zoom HD camera, and triple HDMI displays.

Multimedia conferencing system runs Android

July 8, 2015

Bosch’s “DCN Multimedia Conferencing System” for council meetings runs on a Wind River Android build, and features a 7-inch touchscreen, mic, and speakers.

Media player mini-PC runs Android on 64-bit octa-core SoC

June 30, 2015

Tronsmart unveiled a media player mini-PC that runs Android 5.1 on a 64-bit octa-core Rockchip RK3368 SoC and supports H.265 4K video at 60fps via HDMI 2.0.

70-inch Android touchscreen targets interactive education

June 29, 2015

ViewSonic’s new 70-inch HD touchscreen signage system runs Android on a dual-core ARM SoC, and is aimed at interactive education and business presentations.

Tiny SBC runs Linux or Android on dime-sized i.MX6 module

June 24, 2015

InHand’s tiny “Fury-M6″ COM/SBC hybrid adds wireless, eMMC, battery support, and more to Freescale’s new, dime-sized, i.MX6 Dual based SCM-i.MX6D module.

SODIMM-style i.MX6 COMs include an UltraLite model

June 23, 2015

iWave announced two Linux-friendly, SODIMM-style COMs. One supports up to a quad-core i.MX6 SoC, while the other has the new i.MX6 UltraLite.

Dime-sized IoT COM runs Linux or Android on i.MX6

June 23, 2015

[Updated June 24] — Freescale’s dime sized “SCM-i.MX6D” module runs Linux or Android on an 800MHz i.MX6 Dual SoC, includes a PMIC and up to 2GB of RAM, and targets IoT apps.

New Freescale i.MX7 SoCs take on low-power Linux IoT

June 22, 2015

[Updated: 7:00PM] — Freescale unveiled two Linux-ready, 28nm i.MX7 SoCs with one or two Cortex-A7 cores, Cortex-M4 MCUs, and much lower power consumption than the i.MX6.

Wireless media streaming speaker has Android touchscreen

June 19, 2015

Zettaly’s portable, $200 “Avy” wireless speaker runs Android 4.4 and features a 7-inch touchscreen, 10W speakers, a web cam, and up to 40GB of storage.

Tiny module aims quad-core 64-bit Snapdragon 410 at IoT

June 18, 2015

[Updated: June 19] — Intrinsyc’s tiny “Open-Q 410″ module has a quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A53 Snapdragon 410, offers WiFi, BT, GPS, and 8GB eMMC, and runs both Android and Linux.

Tiny IoT-oriented COM debuts new i.MX6 UltraLite SoC

June 2, 2015

A new model of TechNexion’s PICO-IMX6 COM uses Freescale’s new Cortex-A7 i.MX6 UltraLite SoC, and can similarly plug into Intel’s Edison IoT module carrier.

Linux-ready A20 SBC offers lots of display and wireless options

May 26, 2015

Faytech’s “FTA20″ SBC runs Linux or Android on an Allwinner A20, and offers I/O including HDMI, VGA, LVDS, GbE, and WiFi, with optional Bluetooth and GPS.

Android automotive system features three displays

May 22, 2015

Mitsubishi’s “FlexConnect.IVI” automotive system runs Android on a TI Jacinto 6 SoC, and drives IVI, HUD, and cluster displays simultaneously.

OS rumors: Google’s Brillo, Russia’s Jolla, Huawei’s Kirin

May 22, 2015

[Updated May 23] — Google is rumored to be prepping a “Brillo” OS for IoT that runs on 32MB of RAM. Meanwhile, Huawei announced a LiteOS for IoT, and Russia tipped its own Linux-based mobile OS.

MIPS-based Linux hacker SBC gets squared

May 12, 2015

[Updated May 14] — Imagination released a new version of its MIPS-based Creator CI20 hacker board with a squared-off design, better WiFi, and a built-in FlowCloud IoT API.

Tiny UAV-oriented i.MX6 SBC has HDMI in and out

May 5, 2015

Gateworks unveiled a tiny, UAV-oriented SBC that runs Linux or Android on an i.MX6 SoC, and offers HDMI in/out, USB, serial, GPIO, CAN, mini-PCIe, and more.