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Raspberry Pi pHAT detects indoor pollution, and optionally, outdoors too

Jun 19, 2019 — views: 4929

Pimoroni’s $57 “Enviro+” pHAT for the Raspberry Pi can detect indoor air quality, temperature, pressure, humidity, light, and noise. You can hook up an optional “PMS5003 Particulate Matter Sensor” for detecting outdoor pollution.

Time-of-Flight camera is powered by Jetson TX2

Jun 19, 2019 — views: 2176

Lucid Vision Labs unveiled a MIPI-CSI2 equipped “Helios Embedded” version of its new Helios Time of Flight 3D camera that combines a Jetson TX2 with a Sony DepthSense IMX556PLR ToF sensor with under-5mm accuracy at 0.3 to 1.5 meters.

Kontron unveils Whiskey Lake-UE module and updates Coffee Lake COM to 9th Gen chips

Jun 18, 2019 — views: 707

Kontron’s Linux-friendly “COMe-cWL6 (E2S)” COM Express Compact Type 6 module features Intel’s new 8th Gen Whiskey Lake-UE CPUs with an optional 1TB NVMe SSD. Kontron also updated its COMe-bCL6 with support for 9th Gen Intel CPUs.

Radxa updates Rock Pi 4 with NVMe and debuts PoE HAT and a tiny RK3308-based voice board

Jun 18, 2019 — views: 3501

[Updated: Jun. 19] — Radxa unveiled a 43 x 43mm, $10 and up “Rock Pi S” SBC that runs Linux on a quad -A53 RK3308. There’s also a v1.4 update of the RK3399-based Rock Pi 4 that adds 4MB SPI for booting NVMe drives plus a Rock Pi PoE HAT and a USB 3.0 eMMC adapter.

Compact Jetson TX2 computer has eight USB 3.0 ports

Jun 18, 2019 — views: 3066

Aaeon’s rugged “Boxer-8150AI” computer runs Linux on a Jetson TX2 module and features 2x HDMI ports and 8x USB 3.0 ports for hooking up cameras for on-site edge AI analytics.

DJI spices up Matrice drones with 2nd Gen Manifold computer running Ubuntu with snaps

Jun 17, 2019 — views: 4384

Canonical announced Ubuntu snaps support for DJI’s second-gen Manifold companion computer for its Matrice drones. The Manifold 2 offers a choice of Jetson TX2 or Intel Coffee Lake-U chips.

Voice boards run Linux on Cortex-A35 based RK3308

Jun 14, 2019 — views: 1314

Hangzhou Wild Chip Tech has launched two open-spec “MDK3308” dev kits with 6-mic arrays that extend a Linux-driven “Mcuzone MDK3308 Coreboard” module running a quad -A35 Rockchip RK3308.

Up to 4.3GHz, hexa-core Coffee Lake-H on tap in new 3.5-inch SBC

Jun 14, 2019 — views: 2866

Commell’s 3.5-inch “LE-37M” SBC showcases Intel’s 8th Gen H-series CPUs with triple displays, 4x USB 3.1, 2x SATA III, 2x GbE, and mini-PCIe and M.2 expansion.

Security service tracks embedded Linux vulnerabilities

Jun 13, 2019 — views: 684

Timesys has launched a Vigiles security monitoring and management platform with CVE tracking for embedded Linux available as free software or as a subscription service.

Banana Pi M4 launches for $38 with M.2, 40-pin, and PoE

Jun 13, 2019 — views: 2359

SinoVoip has launched its previously revealed “Banana Pi BPI-M4” SBC for $38. The Raspberry Pi-like board runs Linux on a quad -A53 Realtek RTD1395 and offers HDMI, M.2, WiFi/BT, 40-pin GPIO, PoE, and 5x USB ports.

Mini Type 10 and Compact Type 6 modules tap Apollo Lake

Jun 13, 2019 — views: 268

Ibase has launched two Apollo Lake based COM Express modules: a Mini Type 10 “ET875” and a Compact Type 6 “ET870” with up to 8GB and 16GB, respectively, plus up to 32GB eMMC, extended temp support, and 15-year availability.

4-channel temp measurement HAT can be stacked eight high per Pi

Jun 13, 2019 — views: 396

MCC has released a stackable, $149 “MCC 134 Thermocouple Measurement HAT” for the Raspberry Pi with 4x isolated, 24-bit thermocouple inputs and a thermocouple detection feature.

Tiny Snapdragon 820E module boasts long lifecycle support

Jun 12, 2019 — views: 2020

Intrinsyc’s $259 “Open-Q 820Pro μSOM” module runs Android 9 or Debian Linux on a quad-core, up to 2.34GHz Snapdragon 820E and offers long lifecycles, 4GB LPDDR4, 32GB flash, WiFi-ac, and an optional $499 dev kit.

Atari VCS goes on $250 pre-order with Linux running on Ryzen R1000

Jun 12, 2019 — views: 1638

Atari has opened $250 pre-orders for its Atari VCS retro game console, which will run Linux on the new AMD Ryzen R1000 SoC. Indiegogo backers are set for a December release while new orders will be fulfilled in Mar. 2020.