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Rugged, Linux-driven SBCs tap Cavium’s ARMv8 Octeon TX SoCs

Nov 9, 2017 — 1,032 views

Gateworks has launched a “Newport” family of SBCs that run OpenWRT and Ubuntu on Cavium’s dual or quad ARMv8 Octeon TX networking SoCs, starting with a 105 x 100mm “GW6300.”

NXP’s “crossover” Cortex-M7 chip gains uClinux BSP

Nov 1, 2017 — 1,111 views

Emcraft unveiled a uClinux BSP for NXP’s new i.MX RT1050 EVK and up to 600MHz i.MX RT chip, which NXP calls the fastest Cortex-M processor yet.

Renesas taps new 10-year SLTS kernel from the Civil Infrastructure Platform

Oct 16, 2017 — 424 views

Renesas upgraded the Linux stack for its RZ/G SoCs to use CIP’s 10-year SLTS kernel. Meanwhile, the standard LTS kernel will expand from 2 to 6 years.

Networking appliance runs Linux on new quad- and octa-core Denverton CPUs

Oct 11, 2017 — 1,441 views

Axiomtek’s “NA362” net appliance features Intel’s Atom C3538 and C3758 chips, and offers 6x GbE, 4x 10GbE SFP+, mini-PCIe, SATA, and up to 128GB DDR4 RAM.

Nvidia’s Linux-controlled Drive PX car computer offers Level 5 autonomy

Oct 10, 2017 — 1,118 views

[Updated Nov. 13] — Nvidia unveiled a “Drive PX Pegasus” computer for Level 5 self-driving cars that runs Linux on up to 4x octa-core “Xavier” SoCs and a 640-core Volta GPU.

SiFive unleashes the first Linux-ready, 64-bit RISC-V SoC

Oct 4, 2017 — 1,942 views

SiFive has taped out the first multi-core RISC-V based processor design, and the first to run Linux, featuring 4x 1.5GHz “U54” cores and a management core.

Chip IP designer ARM becomes “Arm” — or is it arm?

Aug 7, 2017 — 2,145 views

Chip IP designer ARM Holdings has released a video that rebrands itself as “Arm” and promises to bring “happiness for everyone.”

TI’s $99 DLP pico projector board connects to BeagleBone Black

Aug 2, 2017 — 3,489 views

TI’s Linux-driven “DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 EVM” integrates a 0.2-inch “DLP2000” chipset that drives 640 x 360 displays, and plugs into the BB Black.

Mentor’s Zynq UltraScale+ eval kit includes Linux and Android 6.0

Jul 27, 2017 — 854 views

Mentor’s “Xilinx Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC ZCU102 Evaluation Kit” offers Mentor Embedded Linux, Nucleus, Code Sourcery, a hypervisor, and an Android 6.0 BSP.

Snapdragon 835 neural processing SDK targets Android and Linux gizmos

Jul 26, 2017 — 908 views

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Neural Processing Engine SDK for the Snapdragon 835 supports Caffe, Caffe2, or TensorFlow AI frameworks on Linux or Android targets.

Linux-driven Cortex-A7 SoC targets 3D and HD-enabled HMI

Jun 28, 2017 — 579 views

Renesas unveiled a “RZ/G1C” SoC for HMI applications with 1x or 2x 1GHz Cortex-A7 cores and a PowerVR SGX531 GPU, plus a Linux-supported starter kit.

TI Sitara SoC for industrial Ethernet offers choice of dev boards

Jun 8, 2017 — 968 views

TI’s Linux-driven, Cortex-A8 “Sitara AMIC110” SoC with PRU-ICSS is designed for multiprotocol industrial Ethernet and fieldbus communications.

ARM debuts Cortex-A75 and Cortex-A55 with AI in mind

May 29, 2017 — 1,130 views

ARM unveiled three chip designs that support DynamIQ load sharing: an up to 50 percent faster Cortex-A75, a Cortex-A55 companion, and a Mali-G72 GPU.