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In-car telematics and connectivity platform runs Linux

Sep 14, 2017 — 782 views
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Laird unveiled a Linux-based “Open Platform” for telematics and in-car connectivity with WiFi, BLE, and NFC, and optional GPS/Glonass, LTE, and 802.11p.

LoRa access point offers Yocto or Node-RED Linux development options

Sep 13, 2017 — 1,106 views
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MultiTech has launched a rugged, Linux-driven “MultiConnect Conduit AP” LoRa access point with 8x LoRa uplinks, LTE, and optional mDot and xDot end points.

Linux-ready module features Atom C3000 and 4x 10GbE ports

Sep 12, 2017 — 1,220 views
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Congatec’s “Conga-B7AC” is a Linux-friendly Type 7 COM with up to a 16-core Atom C3000, and support for 4x 10GbE, 32x PCIe, and industrial temperatures.

pHAT adds IR to the Raspberry Pi

Sep 12, 2017 — 852 views
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Anavi has gone to Crowd Supply to launch a new run of its $16 “Anavi Infrared pHAT,” which adds IR remote control to the Pi, and offers optional sensors.

COM Express modules build on Kaby Lake and Xeon E3

Sep 12, 2017 — 232 views
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Aaeon announced a “NanoCOM-KBU” COM Express Type 10 Mini module with Intel 7th Gen U-Series chips and a “COM-KBHB6” Type 6 Basic module with a Xeon E3.

Tiny Bluetooth LE dev boards target IoT apps

Sep 11, 2017 — 845 views
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Two Cortex-M4 Bluetooth LE boards have gained wider distribution: Arrow is selling SensiEdge’s SensiBLE, and Mouser has Adafruit’s Feather Nrf52 Bluefruit.

Stackable Raspberry Pi home automation “X-HAT” aims for maximum I/O

Sep 11, 2017 — 6,460 views
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On Kickstarter: a stackable “Raspberry Pi Mega-IO Expansion Card” for home automation offers a 12-bit DAC, 8x ADC, 8x relays, 8x opto-inputs, and 6x GPIO.

Medical monitoring SBC runs Android on RK3288

Sep 8, 2017 — 610 views
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Warp United has released a “SanStar WS-3A” SBC version of its Warp 3 Medical Recorder that runs Android 5.1 on a Rockchip RK3288, and offers dual displays.

Thin Mini-ITX offers choice of Skylake or Kaby Lake

Sep 8, 2017 — 817 views
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Fujitsu’s Linux-ready “D3474-B” is a thin Mini-ITX board with 6th or 7th Gen Intel CPUs, up to 32GB DDR4, wide-range power, and dual M.2 slots.

Rugged Pico-ITX SBC runs Linux on low-power i.MX6 UL

Sep 7, 2017 — 661 views
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Habey’s “EMB-2200” is a 100 x 72mm SBC that runs Linux on an i.MX6 UL, and offers dual LAN with PoE, dual CAN, WiFi, BT, mini-PCIe, and -40 to 80°C support.

Raspberry Pi based OBD-II dongle connects your car to the cloud

Sep 7, 2017 — 2,957 views
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Now on Kickstarter: an “AutoPi” dongle based on a 4G- and GPS-equipped Raspberry Pi Zero W that plugs into a car’s OBD-II port to enable DIY cloud services.

Android Oreo adds Linux kernel requirements, debuts Project Treble

Sep 7, 2017 — 984 views
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[Updated: 11:41AM] — As Android 8.0 debuts a “Project Treble” update plan, all new Android 8.0 devices must run Linux 4.4 or later. Plus: Oreo and Linux 4.13 beef up security.

Snapdragon 600 SBC offers an HDMI input and dual HDMI outputs for $99

Sep 7, 2017 — 780 views
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The Inforce 6420 SBC runs Android 5.1 on a Snapdragon 600, and features GbE, WiFi, BT, an HDMI input, and dual HDMI outputs for dual simultaneous displays.