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

Jan 3, 2017 — 590 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 — 10,805 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 — 1,367 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.

Dev board brings LCD and debug support to Espressif ESP32

Dec 29, 2016 — 2,216 views

Olimex announced an upcoming “ESP-WROVER-KIT” for Espressif’s ESP32 modules, with LCD, camera, and USB/JTAG links. Also, the ESP32-CoreBoard is back in stock.

Compact Atom-based x86 SBC debuts edge expansion scheme

Dec 26, 2016 — 3,112 views

ADL Embedded Solutions unveiled a rugged, Linux-ready SBC with an Atom E3800 and a new, compact 75 x 75mm “Edge-Connect” form factor with dual PCIe.

Tiny quad-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC debuts at $25

Dec 24, 2016 — 4,739 views

FriendlyElec’s open source, 64 x 60mm NanoPi A64 ships runs Ubuntu Core and MATE on an Allwinner A64, and provides WiFi, camera, and 40-pin RPi connectors.

Quad-core, 64-bit ARM hacker SBC has onboard wireless and eMMC

Dec 21, 2016 — 3,090 views

The tiny, open-spec, Kodi-oriented “Khadas Vim” SBC has a quad-core, Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905X, plus WiFi, BT, 2GB RAM, and 8GB ($50) or 16GB ($65) eMMC.

Aaeon shows its first Apollo Lake COM

Dec 19, 2016 — 439 views

Aaeon’s “COM-APLC6” is a COM Express Compact Type 6 module with an Apollo Lake SoC and 2x SATA, 3x PCIe, 10x USB, 2x MIPI-CSI, and dual display support.

Securing Linux with kernel hardening features

Dec 19, 2016 — 1,389 views

New kernel hardening features can protect against the bugs that are most typically exploited by malware hackers — even if the bug has yet to be detected.

RPi based industrial computer offers modular DIO and fieldbus

Dec 19, 2016 — 2,391 views

The rugged Kunbus “Revolution Pi” runs on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module, and offers variable power and customizable DIO and gateway modules.

Rugged module pumps up Skylake Core and Xeon E3 chips

Dec 16, 2016 — 857 views

Axiomtek has upgraded its “CEM500” COM Express Basic Type 6 module with Skylake Core and Xeon E3 CPUs with up to 32GB DDR4 and -40 to 85°C support.

Arduino MKRZero shrinks Zero to MKR1000 dimensions

Dec 15, 2016 — 1,129 views

Arduino LLC’s $22 “MKRZero” shrinks the guts of the Arduino Zero board to the 65 x 25mm size of a MKR1000, but without the MKR1000’s WiFi.

Pico-ITX Apollo Lake SBC gives you expansion options

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,335 views

Aaeon’s “PICO-APL1” is a Pico-ITX SBC built around Intel’s “Apollo Lake” SoCs, with mini-PCIe, SATA III, and mSATA.

IoT prototyping kit offers Bluetooth, sensors, Arduino IDE

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,202 views

Pure Engineering’s Arduino IDE compatible “PUREmodules” kit offers solderless IoT prototyping, and features a Nordic NRF52 Bluetooth SoC and sensors.

Rugged module runs Yocto Linux on up to 12-core Xeon-D

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,342 views

Eurotech’s “CPU-161-18” is a headless COM Express Type 6 Compact module with a 12-core Xeon-D, up to 24GB DDR4, PCIe x16, and wide temperature operation.

Open source Arduino compatible board has WiFi, Bluetooth, RF

Dec 12, 2016 — 2,297 views

Mintbox Technologies announced a $24, open source “Winkel Board” Arduino compatible with ATmega128 and ESP8266 chips, OTA programming, and WiFi, BT, and RF.