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Raspberry Pi 4 thin client optimized for Citrix HDX

Jan 8, 2020 — views: 4849

NComputing has launched a Citrix HDX optimized “RX420(HDX)” thin client that runs Stratodesk’s Linux-based NoTouch OS on the Raspberry Pi 4. The 2GB RAM equipped device supports dual [email protected] displays without requiring the earlier RPi Zero-based add-on.

NXP samples first i.MX8 with an NPU

Jan 7, 2020 — views: 1562

NXP unveiled a 1.8GHz, quad -A53 “i.MX8M Plus” SoC with a 3D GPU, a Cortex-M7 MCU, a HiFi4 DSP, dual ISPs, and a 2.3 TOPS NPU. A Linux BSP and EVK are also in the works.

Automotive Grade Linux nabs Subaru and Wind River teams with Baidu on driverless cars

Jan 7, 2020 — views: 497

Subaru will use Automotive Grade Linux in its 2020 Subaru Outback and Legacy cars. Meanwhile, Wind River revealed a partnership with Baidu to develop an AUTOSAR solution based on Wind River Linux and VxWorks for Baidu’s Apollo autonomous car platform.

Raspberry Pi 4 based robot targets manipulation and service tasks

Jan 6, 2020 — views: 709

Pollen Robotics is launching a modular, open source “Reachy” robot that runs Raspbian and Luos on a Raspberry Pi 4 with Google’s Coral AI Accelerator. The torso-like bot has one or two articulated, 7-DoF arms with pincers and a ball-joint head with dual cams.

COM Express Compact module powers up with Whiskey Lake

Jan 6, 2020 — views: 196

Aaeon’s “COM-WHUC6” Compact Type 6 module features Intel’s 8th Gen Whiskey Lake UE with up to 8GB DDR4, up to 64GB eMMC, 3x SATA III, up to 5x PCIe, and 12x USB, including 4x USB 3.2 Gen2.

COM and carrier run custom Linux stack on ST’s Cortex A7/M4 hybrid

Jan 6, 2020 — views: 344

MYIR’s 45 x 43mm “MYC-YA157C” module runs Ubuntu 18.04 or a Yocto 2.6 based “MEasy” IoT stack on ST’s STM32MP1. A MYD-YA157C carrier adds WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI, DSI, RGB, CAN, and multiple USB and serial ports.

Google preps low-cost Coral Dev Board Mini and Edge TPU LGA module

Jan 3, 2020 — views: 1123

Google unveiled a smaller, cheaper “Coral Dev Board Mini” sibling to its Coral Dev Board that similarly features its Edge TPU and runs Linux — this time on a quad -A35 MediaTek 8167s. There’s also a solderable Edge TPU module and a new, up to 4GB Coral SOM model.

Ringing in the new year with 136 open-spec Linux SBCs under $200

Jan 3, 2020 — views: 4668

Our 2020 New Year’s edition SBC catalog shows a snapshot in time of hacker-friendly, open-spec SBCs under $200 that run Linux or Android. Below you’ll find updated descriptions, specs, pricing, and links for 136 SBCs.

Five-bay, open source NAS features RK3399, UPS, and 2.5GbE

Jan 2, 2020 — views: 4054

Kobol’s open spec “Helios64” NAS system will go on pre-order for $189 (SBC) or $285 (full kit) next week with a hexa-core RK3399 with 4GB RAM, 16GB eMMC, UPS, M.2, 5x SATA, 4x USB, and both GbE and 2.5GbE ports.

Handheld retro game console runs Linux on RK3326

Dec 30, 2019 — views: 1367

Hardkernel is prepping a $55 “Odroid-Go Advance” retro game console that runs Ubuntu 18.04 on a Rockchip RK3326 and offers a 3.5-inch color display, gaming controls, and a 10-hour battery.

Carrier boards and mini-PCs boost the Jetsons

Dec 23, 2019 — views: 1377

Diamond has unveiled a “Stevie” carrier board for the Jetson AGX Xavier that supports 8x cameras. Other recent Diamond carriers include the PCI/104 equipped Elton for the Xavier, the Jethro and smaller Ziggy for the TX2, and the enclosed ZiggyBox and Jetbox-Nano systems.

Raspberry Pi 4 based LoRaWAN gateway has GPS and optional LTE

Dec 20, 2019 — views: 1139

RAK has launched a $212 and up “RAK7244 LoRaWAN Developer Gateway” with a Raspberry Pi 4, a LoRa and GPS enabled RAK2245 Pi HAT, and an optional RAK2013 Cellular Pi HAT with a Quectel EG95 LTE CAT4 module.

Linux-driven module supports the highest-powered UltraScale+ models

Dec 19, 2019 — views: 534

iWave’s -40 to 85°C tolerant “iW-RainboW-G35M” module” runs Linux on Zynq UltraScale+ ZU11EG, ZU17EG, and ZU19EG models with high-end FPGAs along with 4GB Arm DDR4, 8GB PL DDR4, and 8GB to 128GB eMMC.

Tech heavyweights join Zigbee in launching open source smart home consortium

Dec 19, 2019 — views: 974

Amazon, Apple, Google, and the Zigbee Alliance have formed a “Connected Home over IP” group to develop an open source smart home connectivity standard. Meanwhile Silicon Labs plans to relaunch its Z-Wave spec as a “ratified, multi-source wireless standard” open to all silicon and stack vendors for development.