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OpenWrt-driven LoRa gateways feature indoor and outdoor models

Feb 14, 2017 — 1,795 views
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Dragino’s LoRa Gateways run OpenWrt on an Atheros AR9331 — and Arduino on an ATMega328P — and bridge LoRA wireless with IP using WiFi, Ethernet, or 3G/4G.

Industrial controller runs Raspbian Linux on Raspberry Pi 3

Feb 13, 2017 — 7,595 views
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Janz Tec has released an industrial controller built around the Raspberry Pi 3, with WiFi, Bluetooth, CANbus, and CODESYS compatibility.

Real-time Linux explained, and contrasted with Xenomai and RTAI

Feb 10, 2017 — 2,751 views
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At ELC Europe, Real-time Linux developer Jan Altenberg described the progress of RTL, compared it to Xenomai and RTAI, and unveiled new benchmarks.

Linux-driven dev board harnesses Sitara PRU-ICSS

Feb 9, 2017 — 999 views
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MYIR unveiled a new development board for its TI AM437x based “MYC-C437X” module designed to tap the AM437x’s PRU-ICSS real-time chips.

Robot arm kit features a Raspberry Pi HAT

Feb 9, 2017 — 1,148 views
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Mime’s open source “MeArm Pi” kit is up on Kickstarter, consisting of a robot arm and a HAT board designed to work with the Raspberry Pi.

Open source smart home platform gains Ubuntu snap packages

Feb 9, 2017 — 2,854 views
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Canonical has released a Snap package mechanism for running Ubuntu apps under the openHAB smart home stack, complete with Azul’s Zulu Embedded Java Runtime.

Android Wear 2.0 debuts on two LG watches

Feb 8, 2017 — 404 views
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Google released Android Wear 2.0, available on the new LG Watch Style and Sport, with an overhauled UI, autonomy, LTE, app downloads, and Google Assistant.

Smart lighting gizmo offers video chat, gesture support, and Alexa

Feb 8, 2017 — 1,063 views
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The Linux-based, $149 “Brilliant Control” smart lighting controller has a wall-mounted, 5-inch screen, Alexa voice support, motion control, and video chat.

HVAC-focused I/O device server runs OpenWrt

Feb 8, 2017 — 1,145 views
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Barix’s OpenWrt-driven “Barionet 1000″ is its first Barionet programmable I/O controller to run Linux, and the first to offer WiFi and USB connectivity.

Qseven COM runs Android or Linux on i.MX6

Feb 7, 2017 — 318 views
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DFI’s “FS700” Qseven 1.2 module expands upon NXP’s i.MX6 with up to 2GB of DDR3, up to 16GB eMMC, a microSD slot, SATA, CAN, and PCIe.

Linaro’s AOSP TV supports Android TV development on 96Boards

Feb 7, 2017 — 1,325 views
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Linaro released AOSP TV for the HiKey, enabling development for Android TV using 96Boards SBCs without requiring Google Services and verification.

Linux-ready UP board drives IoT framework for vending machines

Feb 4, 2017 — 1,616 views
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Aaeon and Kii unveiled a “Smart Vending Now” platform that combines Aaeon’s Atom-based UP SBC with Kii’s cloud-based IoT platform for vending machines.

BeagleBone Black gains $50 4.3-inch cap touchscreen Cape

Feb 3, 2017 — 1,219 views
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Element14 and Adafruit have launched a 4.3-inch, 480 x 272 capacitive touchscreen for the BeagleBone Black at an unprecedented price of only $50.