Linux Devices

November 3, 2011 in Linux

  1. Linux-friendly Coffee Lake module supports up to 64GB DDR4
    Kontron’s “COMe-bCL6” COM Express Basic Type 6 module features Intel’s 8th Gen Core and Xeon CPUs with 4x SATA III, 4x USB 3.1, 8x PCIe, and options including a 1TB NVMe SSD, -40 to 85°C, and up to 64 …
  2. Thin, Skylake-based signage player starts at $720
    Advantech’s slim-height “DS-081” is a fanless digital signage player with 6th Gen U-series chips, dual 4K-ready HDMI ports, dual GbE ports, SATA and mSATA, and mini-PCIe expansion. We found out about …
  3. Prepping device drivers for Real-Time Linux
    At Embedded Linux Conference 2018, NI’s Julia Cartwright told device driver authors how to ensure their drivers will run without a hitch on Real-Time Linux. Although Real-Time Linux (RT Linux) has bee …
  4. Open-spec SBC is a clone of a clone of a clone of a Raspberry Pi 3
    FriendlyElec has launched a $35m open-spec “NanoPi K1 Plus” SBC with a quad -A53 Allwinner H5, 2GB DDR3, WiFi, GbE, a 40-pin expansion header, and Ubuntu Core and Armbian images. A year ago when Frien …
  5. Raspberry Pi DAC HAT has dual 24-Bit DACs and a 128dB SNR
    Orchard Audio’s “ApplePi DAC” audio HAT add-on for the Raspberry Pi is available for $175 on Kickstarter, featuring two 24-bit TI PCM1794A monoaural DACs, a 128dB SNR, and both balanced and unbalanced …
  6. Tough, modular embedded PCs start at $875
    Advantech has launched two rugged, Linux-ready embedded DIN-rail computers with Intel Bay Trail SoCs and iDoor expansion: an “UNO-1372G-E” with 3x GbE ports and a smaller UNO-1372G-J with only 2x GbE, …
  7. Single-unit version of Odroid-MC1 cluster computer adds flexibility
    Hardkernel has launched a stackable single-unit Solo version of its 4-board Odroid-MC1 cluster computer. The system runs Linux on a octa-core Samsung Exynos5422 based Odroid-XU4S SBC. Hardkernel has s …
  8. Why Microsoft chose Linux for Azure Sphere
    Why did Microsoft choose to launch an Arm/Linux SoC design with device-to-cloud security? A VDC analyst suggests that Azure Sphere is all about competing with Amazon FreeRTOS. The punchline: Microsoft …
  9. 3.5-inch Apollo Lake SBC goes all out on USB and serial links
    Aaeon’s 3.5-inch “GENE-APL7” SBC provides an Intel Apollo Lake SoC, SATA III, mini-PCIe, VGA, up to 2x LVDS, 2x GbE, 8x USB, and up to 12x serial interfaces. Back in Nov. 2016, Aaeon announced one of …
  10. Atom-based embedded PC supports up to four removable SATA drives
    IEI’s Linux-ready “IBX-660” is a rugged, storage-oriented embedded computer with a Bay Trail Atom, 4x removable SATA bays, 2x GbE ports, 4x USB, HDMI, mini-PCIe, and -40 to 50°C support. IEI Technolog …
  11. Linux-ready computer monitors condition of industrial equipment
    Adlink’s rugged, Ubuntu-friendly “MCM-100” is a condition monitoring system for industrial machines that offers an Intel Apollo Lake SoC and a 24-bit analog sampling input for up to 128kS/s frequencie …
  12. Google’s updated AIY Vision and Voice kits ship with Raspberry Pi Zero WH
    Google has launched new versions of its AIY Voice Kit ($50) and AIY Vision Kit ($90) that bundle a Raspberry Pi Zero WH SBC. Google also released an Android app for AIY Projects. Google and Target hav …