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

May 22, 2015

Google is rumored to be prepping a “Brillo” OS for IoT that runs on 32MB of RAM. Meanwhile, Russia is planning its own Linux-based mobile OS with Jolla.
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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.
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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.
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Linux-ready i.MX6 SBC is loaded with wireless options

April 30, 2015

Forlinx launched an SBC that runs Linux or Android on a quad-core i.MX6, and offers extras like WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3G, and an image sensor interface.
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µQseven COM aims Allwinner A31 SoC at industrial apps

April 30, 2015

Theobroma’s Allwinner A31 based µQseven COM offers a re-engineered Linux/Android BSP, and adds a security module, SATA, GbE, CAN, eMMC, a USB hub, and more.
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$100 Android TV game player features PC streaming

April 29, 2015

Razer is taking pre-orders for its $100 “Forge TV” Android TV gaming player, with options including a gaming controller, keyboard, and PC streaming service.
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Tiniest mini-PC with a quad-core ARM SoC and 4GB RAM?

April 29, 2015

SolidRun has added a high-end model to its cubic mini-PC line, claiming the 2 x 2 x 2-inch Cubox-i 4X4 to be the “smallest ARM quad core 4GB mini computer.”
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64-bit STB SoC supports 4K video and Android TV

April 27, 2015

Marvell announced an “Ultra” version of its Android-focused Armada 1500 STB SoC that advances to a 64-bit, quad-core Cortex-A53 foundation for 4K delivery.
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Quad-core ARM TV-PC dual boots Android and Ubuntu

April 26, 2015

Ugoos launched a $179 “UT3S” TV-PC that dual boots Android 4.4 and Ubuntu 14.10 on a 1.8GHz quad-core Cortex-A17 Rockchip RK3288, and supports 4Kx2K video.
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Linux-friendly i.MX6 SBC is loaded with I/O, supports PoE

April 25, 2015

Gateworks’s latest Ventana SBC runs Linux, OpenWRT, and Android on an i.MX6 SoC, and offers A/V, serial, and mini-PCIe I/O, plus wide temperature operation.
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World’s smallest i.MX6 module has onboard WiFi, eMMC

April 24, 2015

Variscite unveiled a 50 x 20mm “DART-MX6″ module that runs Linux or Android on the Freescale i.MX6, with up to 64GB eMMC flash and -40 to 85°C support.
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Cortex-A9 Sitara EVM gains Android KitKat BSP

April 22, 2015

Adeneo has released an Android KitKat 4.4.4 BSP for the TI Sitara AM437x EVM kit in both a free binary version and a commercial version with source code.
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Open source, IoT-ready Udoo hacker SBC starts at $49

April 22, 2015

The open source, IoT-focused Udoo Neo SBC has won Kickstarter funding. The Neo runs Android or Linux on an i.MX6 SoloX, and has WiFi, BT, and Arduino hooks.
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Android Wear adds WiFi support, always-on apps, emojis

April 20, 2015

Google released a major update to Android Wear that adds always-on apps, WiFi support, a wrist-flipping gesture for scrolling, and emoji drawing support.
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Android-based eyewear woos runners and cyclists

April 16, 2015

Recon has shipped its Android-based “Jet” eyewear for $699. The sports-focused Jet integrates a WQVGA display, 720p camera, Bluetooth, WiFi, ANT+, and GPS.
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IoT-oriented Cortex-A5 based COM adds an MCU

April 12, 2015

OpenEmbed announced a “SOM5360″ module that runs Linux or Android on a Cortex-A5 Atmel SAM5D34 SoC. The COM also adds a Cortex-M3 MCU plus CAN and LCD I/O.
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Compact Cortex-A9 SBC expands on its inner Udoo

April 7, 2015

Seco has released a commercial SBC spun from the original i.MX6-based open spec Udoo hacker SBC, adding eMMC flash and subtracting Arduino compatibility.
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Tiny wireless-rich COM runs Android on 2.7GHz Snapdragon

April 6, 2015

Inforce unveiled a tiny “6501 Micro SoM” that runs Android on a quad-core 2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 SoC, and offers A/V, camera, USB, serial, and wireless I/O.
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Android IVI system serves up to 56 bus passengers

April 1, 2015

[Updated Apr. 2] — Via announced an Android-based turnkey IVI system for buses called Via BLISS, with 7- and 10.1-inch touchscreens, a VOD server, and networking hubs.
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