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Open spec, $29 COM shrinks Pine A64 to SODIMM dimensions

Jan 18, 2017 — 714 views

Pine64’s open spec, 67.9 x 31mm “SoPine A64” COM has a quad-core -A53 Allwinner A64 and 2GB RAM, plus an optional baseboard that mimics a Pine A64+ SBC.

COM runs Linux on Kaby Lake, supports Intel Optane

Jan 17, 2017 — 361 views

Congatec’s Linux-ready “Conga-TS175” COM Express Basic Type 6 module supports 7th Gen Intel Core E/EQ and Xeon CPUs, Intel Optane SSDs, and up to 32GB DDR4.

First 3.5-inch Kaby Lake SBC reaches market

Jan 16, 2017 — 3,958 views

Axiomtek’s 3.5-inch CAPA500 SBC taps LGA1151-ready CPUs from Intel’s 7th and 6th Generations, and offers PCIe, dual GbE, and optional “ZIO” expansion.

64-bit Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 ships for $25 to $30

Jan 16, 2017 — 1,648 views

The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 has arrived with 1GB RAM and the same quad-core -A53 SoC as the RPi 3, available for $30, or $25 without 4GB eMMC.

Open source, 3D printed microscope runs on Raspberry Pi

Jan 12, 2017 — 2,066 views

WaterScope has launched an open source, 3D printable “OpenFlexure” microscope for testing water quality, powered by a Raspberry Pi 3.

Qseven COM offers Apollo Lake and a security chip

Jan 12, 2017 — 188 views

Portwell’s “PQ7-M108” is a Linux-friendly Qseven COM with Intel Apollo Lake SoCs, up to 8GB of LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC, -40 to 85°C support, and a security IC.

Linux ready COM taps FPGA/ARM Arria 10 SoC

Jan 11, 2017 — 663 views

Enclustra’s “Mercury+ AA1” COM runs Linux on an Altera Arria 10 FPGA/ARM hybrid with up to 8GB DDR4, up to 8GB eMMC, PCIe Gen 3, and -40 to 85°C support.

LTE IoT kits include Raspberry Pi and AWS friendly models

Jan 9, 2017 — 2,928 views

AT&T expanded its Cellular IoT Starter Kit family with an AWS version with a K64F Freedom Board, plus a $59 model that instead lets you bring your own RPi.

Kaby Lake board lineup includes a Mini-ITX SBC and two COMs

Jan 6, 2017 — 1,157 views

Advantech announced a Mini-ITX board plus COM Express Compact and Basic modules using Intel’s 7th Gen Core CPUs, and updated several other 6th Gen boards.

Intel Compute Card standard to turbocharge CE devices

Jan 5, 2017 — 1,162 views

Intel’s Linux-friendly “Intel Compute Card” COM standard aims to easily integrate upgradable Intel CPU, memory, and wireless into CE devices via USB-C.

COM Express modules build on Intel's Kaby Lake

Jan 5, 2017 — 286 views

MSC announced a pair of Linux-ready COM Express Compact and Basic modules built around Intel’s 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” U and EQ/E series, respectively.

Open spec router SBC offers 5x GbE, wireless, and SATA

Jan 4, 2017 — 2,583 views

Sinovoip’s “Banana Pi BPI-R2” router SBC gives you 5x GbE, WiFi, BT, 2GB RAM, 8GB eMMC, SATA, and mini-PCIe, plus a quad-core -A7 MediaTek MT7623N.

Table compares 90 hacker-friendly single board computers

Jan 3, 2017 — 2,994 views

[Updated: Jan. 14] — This table summarizes the core features of all of the single board computers that are profiled in our post that rings in 2017 with 90 hacker-friendly SBCs.

Intel's Kaby Lake arrives on COM Express Compact at up to 3.9GHz

Jan 3, 2017 — 580 views

Congatec unveiled the first COM based on Intel’s 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” Core CPUs, offering faster performance, speedy Optane memory support, and 10-bit video.

Ringing in 2017 with 90 hacker-friendly single board computers

Jan 2, 2017 — 10,120 views

Our New Year’s guide to hacker-friendly single board computers turned up 90 boards, ranging from powerful media playing rigs to power-sipping IoT platforms.

Tiny COM runs Android Nougat on a Snapdragon 820

Jan 2, 2017 — 1,345 views

Intrinsyc’s 50 x 25mm “Open-Q 820 µSOM” expands upon the Snapdragon 820 with Android 7.0, 3GB LPDDR4, 32GB UFS storage, WiFi, BT, and extended temps.