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Dev board brings LCD and debug support to Espressif ESP32

Dec 29, 2016 — 2,218 views
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Olimex announced an upcoming “ESP-WROVER-KIT” for Espressif’s ESP32 modules, with LCD, camera, and USB/JTAG links. Also, the ESP32-CoreBoard is back in stock.

Compact Atom-based x86 SBC debuts edge expansion scheme

Dec 26, 2016 — 3,115 views
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ADL Embedded Solutions unveiled a rugged, Linux-ready SBC with an Atom E3800 and a new, compact 75 x 75mm “Edge-Connect” form factor with dual PCIe.

Tiny quad-core Cortex-A53 hacker SBC debuts at $25

Dec 24, 2016 — 4,740 views
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FriendlyElec’s open source, 64 x 60mm NanoPi A64 ships runs Ubuntu Core and MATE on an Allwinner A64, and provides WiFi, camera, and 40-pin RPi connectors.

Neonatal wearable runs Zephyr on Curie

Dec 23, 2016 — 627 views
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At ELCE, Neopenda’s Teresa Cauvel explained how her team built a low-cost neonatal wearable for developing countries using an Intel Curie running Zephyr.

Embedded controller powers up with Apollo Lake

Dec 22, 2016 — 482 views
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Aaeon’s rugged, Linux-ready “Boxer-6616” embedded controller ships with “Apollo Lake” Celeron or Pentium SoCs, and offers 6x serial and 4x USB 3.0 ports.

Quad-core, 64-bit ARM hacker SBC has onboard wireless and eMMC

Dec 21, 2016 — 3,093 views
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The tiny, open-spec, Kodi-oriented “Khadas Vim” SBC has a quad-core, Cortex-A53 Amlogic S905X, plus WiFi, BT, 2GB RAM, and 8GB ($50) or 16GB ($65) eMMC.

Aaeon shows its first Apollo Lake COM

Dec 19, 2016 — 440 views
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Aaeon’s “COM-APLC6” is a COM Express Compact Type 6 module with an Apollo Lake SoC and 2x SATA, 3x PCIe, 10x USB, 2x MIPI-CSI, and dual display support.

Securing Linux with kernel hardening features

Dec 19, 2016 — 1,394 views
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New kernel hardening features can protect against the bugs that are most typically exploited by malware hackers — even if the bug has yet to be detected.

RPi based industrial computer offers modular DIO and fieldbus

Dec 19, 2016 — 2,391 views
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The rugged Kunbus “Revolution Pi” runs on a Raspberry Pi Compute Module, and offers variable power and customizable DIO and gateway modules.

Rugged module pumps up Skylake Core and Xeon E3 chips

Dec 16, 2016 — 857 views
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Axiomtek has upgraded its “CEM500” COM Express Basic Type 6 module with Skylake Core and Xeon E3 CPUs with up to 32GB DDR4 and -40 to 85°C support.

Yocto-driven IoT gateway does Thread and BLE

Dec 16, 2016 — 668 views
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Rigado unveiled a highly customizable IoT Gateway that runs Linux on an i.MX6 UL SoC, and features its “R41Z” Thread/ Bluetooth Low Energy wireless module.

Arduino MKRZero shrinks Zero to MKR1000 dimensions

Dec 15, 2016 — 1,131 views
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Arduino LLC’s $22 “MKRZero” shrinks the guts of the Arduino Zero board to the 65 x 25mm size of a MKR1000, but without the MKR1000’s WiFi.

Pico-ITX Apollo Lake SBC gives you expansion options

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,336 views
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Aaeon’s “PICO-APL1” is a Pico-ITX SBC built around Intel’s “Apollo Lake” SoCs, with mini-PCIe, SATA III, and mSATA.

IoT prototyping kit offers Bluetooth, sensors, Arduino IDE

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,202 views
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Pure Engineering’s Arduino IDE compatible “PUREmodules” kit offers solderless IoT prototyping, and features a Nordic NRF52 Bluetooth SoC and sensors.

Rugged module runs Yocto Linux on up to 12-core Xeon-D

Dec 14, 2016 — 1,342 views
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Eurotech’s “CPU-161-18” is a headless COM Express Type 6 Compact module with a 12-core Xeon-D, up to 24GB DDR4, PCIe x16, and wide temperature operation.

Google's Brillo morphs into "Android Things" IoT OS

Dec 13, 2016 — 1,055 views
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[Updated: 6:00PM] — Google has retooled Brillo into an “Android Things” OS, supported with Android development resources. It’s also updating Weave with new device types.