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Raspberry Pi CM3+ based industrial controller has UPS and dual LAN ports

May 10, 2019 — views: 2731

Brainboxes’ $539 “BB-400 NeuronEdge Controller” is based on a Raspberry Pi CM3 B+ with 32GB eMMC, and offers 8x Arduino-controlled DIO, 2x LAN, WiFi/BT, a serial port, a mini-UPS and -25 to 80°C support.

Text-to-speech Raspberry Pi add-on starts at $24

May 9, 2019 — views: 1179

On Kickstarter: InvIoT is launching a $24 and up “TextToSpeech” .WAV player add-on board for the Raspberry Pi or Arduino that converts English, French or German text to speech via a 3W amp.

Grove Base Kit for Raspberry Pi gives you 10 sensors for $40

May 9, 2019 — views: 1129

Seeed’s “Grove Base Kit for Raspberry Pi” is an RPi HAT aimed at newbies at less than half the price of its Starter Kit for the Pi. The kit has a few less sensors, but adds motion, moisture, and servo.

Latest Grove add-on for the Pi includes RISC-V NPU for edge AI duty

May 8, 2019 — views: 1031

Seeed has launched a $24.50 “Grove AI HAT” with 6x Grove interfaces and Arduino IDE support for accelerating edge AI workloads on the Raspberry Pi. The HAT features a Sipeed MAix M1 module running a Kendryte K210 RISC-V neural processing chip.

Module and SBC tap LS1028A for 5x Time-Sensitive Networking GbE ports

May 6, 2019 — views: 1013

MicroSys is sampling a new “miriac” module and SBC that run Linux on NXP’s Cortex-A72 based LS1028A with 5x TSN-ready GbE ports and support for up to 2x 10GbE SerDes lanes.

OpenWrt module and dev board offer Wave2 WiFi

May 3, 2019 — views: 1669

8devices’ “Komikan” module runs OpenWrt on a MIPS24k-based Realtek SoC with dual-band, MU-MIMO 802.11ac (Wave2). The open-spec, $59 dev kit version adds a pair of Ethernet and USB ports.

Toradex spins a distro for embedded Linux newbies

May 2, 2019 — views: 1889

Toradex’s “Torizon” embedded Linux distro is built on Foundries.io’s Linux microPlatforms and aimed at Windows migrants and other Linux newcomers. It features Visual Studio integration, security features, OTA updates, and an optional Docker runtime.

DIN-rail PC offers modular extensions

May 1, 2019 — views: 450

MEN Micro’s Linux-friendly “MC50I“ is a highly rugged DIN-rail industrial computer with an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, 3x GbE ports, M.2 NVMe storage, and modular I/O extensions.

Purism’s Librem One and Mozilla’s WebThings focus on privacy for phones and home automation

Apr 30, 2019 — views: 489

Purism unveiled a “Librem One” service that brings privacy focused, encrypted chat, email, VPN, and social networking to Android and iOS phones. Meanwhile, Mozilla launched a privacy-focused WebThings Gateway 0.8 home automation stack for the Pi.

Rockchip’s roadmap reveals 8nm, octa-core RK3588

Apr 30, 2019 — views: 2778

Rockchip has released more details on its dual-core -A35 “RK1808” neural processor SoC. It also teased future SoC’s including an 8nm, octa-core -A76 and -A55 Rockchip RK3588 with NPU and 8K video.

Ryzen V1000 based COM Express modules add R1000 support

Apr 29, 2019 — views: 482

Two rugged, Linux-ready COM Express Type 6 modules built around AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V1000 have added support for the lower powered Ryzen Embedded R1000: MEN Micro’s Basic-sized “CB71C” and Kontron’s Compact “COMe-cVR6.”

Fat client offers up to three HDMI ports

Apr 29, 2019 — views: 626

Designed for kiosk and “fat client” applications, Giada’s VESA mountable “BQ67” mini-tower runs Linux or Windows on 6th or 7th Gen Core CPUs with up to 3x HDMI and 12x USB ports.

Intel roadmap shows 2Q rollout for 10nm Ice Lake and 3-5W Lakefield chips

Apr 26, 2019 — views: 1501

After Intel rolled out 26 new 9th Gen Core models, a leaked Intel roadmap revealed a 2Q launch for its 10nm Ice Lake chips and a low-power Lakefield processor that combines an Ice Lake core with 4x Atom Tremont cores.

Raspberry Pi add-on targets openHAB users

Apr 26, 2019 — views: 1593

The $68 “ionware sdk1” is a home automation controller board add-on for the Raspberry Pi Zero W with 7x universal inputs and 7x digital outputs plus a OpenHABian Linux stack with graphical Ladder Logic programming.