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Linux-ready Apollo Lake mini-PC offers optional Movidius AI

Sep 19, 2018 — views: 693

Aaeon’s rugged “Boxer-6405” mini-PC features an Apollo Lake SoC plus 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.0, 3x or 4x serial, and an HDMI port. Options including SATA, wireless, and an UP AI Core card with Movidius technology.

Variscite’s latest DART module taps headless i.MX6 ULZ

Sep 19, 2018 — views: 400

Variscite is prepping a headless version of its Linux-friendly DART-6UL module with NXP’s new i.MX6 ULZ SoC, a cheaper version of the i.MX6 UL without display or Ethernet features.

Raspberry Pi I/O add-on targets aquaponics and hydroponics

Sep 18, 2018 — views: 1431

Upsilon is Kickstartering a “BioControle” I/O add-on board for the RPi 3 designed for aquaponics and hydroponics. The $89, open-spec add-on offers power-protected 12-bit ADC and DAC, 4x relays, servo outputs, and sensor and logical I/O.

First Azure Sphere dev board launches

Sep 17, 2018 — views: 968

Seeed’s “Azure Sphere MT3620 Development Kit” features MediaTek’s MT3620, a Cortex-A7/Cortex-M4F hybrid that runs Linux and integrates Microsoft’s Azure Sphere security tech. A Grove Shield and Starter Kit are also available.

Compute module to debut faster i.MX8M Mini SoC

Sep 17, 2018 — views: 666

Variscite unveiled a “DART-MX8M-Mini” module that runs on NXP’s new i.MX8M Mini SoC, a 14nm variant of the i.MX8M with one to four 2GHz Cortex-A53 cores and a 400MHz Cortex-M4, plus scaled down 1080p video via MIPI-DSI.

Nano-ITX dev kit shows off Samsung Exynos 8895

Sep 14, 2018 — views: 1775

Howchip has launched a sandwich-style, Nano-ITX form factor “ExSOM-8895 DVK” that runs Android 7.0 and Linux 4.4.13 on Samsung’s octa-core Exynos 8895 SoC with 4GB DDR4, dual UFS 2.1 storage interfaces, and MIPI-DSI and -CSI.

Touch-enabled version of Raspberry Pi based Kano kit arrives

Sep 14, 2018 — views: 1811

Kano has launched a $280 “Computer Kit Touch” version of its Raspberry Pi based computing education kit with an RPi 3B, a 10.1-inch HD touchscreen, plus a keyboard, speaker, mic, and 3000mAh battery.

Refund offered for Raspberry Pi PoE HAT due to power issues

Sep 13, 2018 — views: 2264

With several users reporting problems with the recently released Raspberry Pi Power-over-Ethernet HAT, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is offering to refund customers that have purchased the faulty board.

Core i5-7500-based signage player supports NVIDIA MXM graphics cards

Sep 13, 2018 — views: 308

Ibase launched its “SI-614” signage player that runs Linux or Windows 10 on a Core i5-7500 processor with up to 16GB DDR4, a choice of NVIDIA MXM NV1050 graphics cards and a 128 GB 2.5-inch SSD storage device.

Skylake mini-PC has dual M.2 slots and up to 32GB DDR4

Sep 12, 2018 — views: 767

Aaeon has launched a Linux-ready “Nano-002N” mini-PC with a 6th Gen Core CPU, up to 32GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x HDMI, and 4x USB 3.0 ports, plus dual M.2 slots.

RK3399 based 96Boards SBC starts at $99

Sep 12, 2018 — views: 1534

Vamrs has begun shipping the “Rock960” — the first 96Boards SBC based on the hexa-core Rockchip RK3399. The community-backed SBC sells for $99 (2GB/16GB) or $139 (4GB/32GB).

Apollo Lake industrial computer offers wide range of display panels

Sep 7, 2018 — views: 353

Cincoze’s “P1101” embedded PC is built around an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, and offers -40 to 70°C support, shock and vibration resistance, triple displays, and support for Cincoze’s CDS line of display panels.

Raspberry Pi HAT does hydroponic root zone monitoring

Sep 7, 2018 — views: 1063

Autogrow has released open source files for building an “OpenMinder” root zone monitor HAT and API for the Raspberry Pi that manages water, pH, and nutrient usage in hydroponic farming.

Compact thin client runs on Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Sep 6, 2018 — views: 1634

Clientron has launched an “S-Cube Pi 3 B+ Thin Client” built around the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ SBC with Citrix XenDesktop, Microsoft RDP, and VMware Horizon View support.