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Orange Pi 3 slims down in new LTS version

Dec 27, 2021

A $35 “Orange Pi 3 LTS” SBC has arrived that runs Linux or Android 9 on a quad -A53 Allwinner H6 and supplies 2GB LPDDR3, 8GB eMMC, WiFi/BT, GbE, HDMI 2.0a, USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0, and 26-pin GPIO.

UPS HAT For Raspberry Pi offers real-time monitoring

Dec 22, 2021

SB Components has won KS funding for a $31 and up “UPS HAT For Raspberry Pi” with slots for dual 18650 Li-Ion batteries plus dual 5V micro-USB inputs, 8.4V 2A charging, a 0.91 OLED display, and real-time monitoring.

10GbE shows up on Linux router board and M.2 module

Dec 21, 2021

Wallys announced a “DR8072 V01” router board that runs Linux on a 2.2GHz, quad -A53 Qualcomm IPQ8072A and offers 802.11ax, mini-PCIe, 4x GbE, and 10GbE SFP and copper ports. Meanwhile, Innodisk unveiled the world’s first 10GbE M.2 module.

Qualcomm QCS8250 module and kit can handle seven 4K120 cam inputs

Dec 17, 2021

Smart Wireless unveiled an “Inforce 68A1 SoM” that runs Android 10 on a Qualcomm QCS8250 with 8GB LPDDR5, 64GB UFS, and 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6E) that supports dual 4K120 displays and up to 7x 4K120 camera inputs. An “ACC1C20” dev kit is also available.

NXP promotes Hailo-8 NPU on its automotive S32G and LX1062 platforms

Dec 16, 2021

NXP and Hailo agreed to promote the use of the Hailo-8 NPU on products using NXP’s S32G and LX1062 automotive SoCs, including several MicroSys Miriac boards and its own BlueBox and GoldBox automotive development platforms.

UP Squared 6000 SBC and mini-PC launch with Elkhart Lake

Dec 15, 2021

[Updated: Dec. 16] — Aaeon’s $219-and-up “UP Squared 6000” SBC and “6000 Edge” mini-PC run Linux or Win 10 on Elkhart Lake. Specs include up to 8GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC plus 1GbE, 2.5GbE, SATA, HDMI, DP, 2x USB 3.2 Gen2, 3x M.2, and an optional carrier board.

Raspberry Pi CM4 gateway offers multiple wireless options

Dec 14, 2021

[Updated: Jan. 17] — TechDesign has launched an “Industrial IoT Gateway with Raspberry Pi CM4” built by KSH, with software help by Artisantech, equipped with 2x LAN, 4x USB, 2x COM, micro-HDMI, mini-PCIe, and an M.2 slot with optional 5G or NVMe.

Module and dev kit run Linux on i.MX8M Plus

Dec 14, 2021

MYIR’s “MYC-JX8MPQ” module runs Linux on an i.MX8M Plus with 3GB LPDDR4 and 8GB eMMC. A “MYD-JX8MPQ” dev kit adds 2x GbE, 2x CAN, 2x USB 3.0, 2x Type-C, HDMI, 40-pin GPIO, MIPI-DSI/CSI, and 2x M.2.

SiFive RISC-V Rack Cluster and custom PC power up with HiFive Unmatched

Dec 9, 2021

SiFive and AB Open demoed a “SiFive RISC-V Rack Cluster” that runs Linux on four of SiFive’s RISC-V U74 based HiFive Unmatched boards. AB Open and Future Computing recently announced a PC design based on the SBC.

Compute module and Hummingboard-T SBC showcase safety-conscious TI AM64x

Dec 7, 2021

SolidRun’s “AM64x SOM” runs Linux on TI’s FuSa-enabled AM64x and powers a Hummingboard-T SBC with up to 3x GbE with TSN and fieldbus support plus USB 3.0, M.2, 2x COM, 2x CAN, and optional 4G and Sub-1GHz.

Jetson carrier can stream four Flir USB3 cameras

Dec 6, 2021

Teledyne Flir has announced a “Quartet TX2” carrier board for Nvidia’s Jetson TX2 that can stream 4x Flir Blackfly S USB3 machine vision cameras. The board also provides a SATA link and additional USB ports.

LoRa HAT starts at $31

Dec 3, 2021

SB Components is crowdfunding a $31-and-up “LoRa HAT for Raspberry Pi” with a 5-Km range at 868MHz or 433MHz. There is also a $47 “LoRa Expansion for Pico” board with a pre-soldered RPi Pico.

RK3399K based module and SBC can operate at -20 to 80℃

Dec 2, 2021

Forlinx announced a “FET3399K-C SOM” that runs Android 7.1 or Linux on a Rockchip RK3399K with up to 4GB LPDDR3 and 32GB eMMC plus -20 to 80℃ support. An “OK3399K-C” SBC based on it offers GbE, 4x USB, HDMI, MIPI DSI/CSI, M.2, and mini-PCIe.

SMARC module for robotics taps Qualcomm’s octa-core QRB5165

Dec 1, 2021

Adlink announced a “LEC-RB5” SMARC module for robots and drones that runs Linux on Qualcomm’s up to 2.42GHz, octa-core QRB5165 with 15W-TOPS NPU. Highlights include up to 8GB LPDDR4L and 256GB UFS plus 2x GbE, WiFi/BT, CAN, and 6x camera lanes.