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  • Apollo Lake COM Express module has onboard microSD and eMMC May 22, 2017
    The COM Express Compact Type 6 “MSC C6C-AL” taps Intel’s Apollo Lake and offers up to 16GB DDR3L, microSD and optional eMMC, plus support for 5x PCIe slots. MSC Technologies continues to round out its line of Intel “Apollo Lake” computer-on-modules with a 95 x95mm COM Express Compact Type 6 MSC C6C-AL. Like its recent […]
    Eric Brown
  • Intel’s “Euclid” robotics compute module on sale for $399 May 21, 2017
    [Updated: May 22] — Intel has launched its “Euclid” robotics compute module, which runs Ubuntu on an Atom x7-Z8700, and offers a RealSense 3D cam, WiFi, and sensors. When Intel demonstrated its Intel Euclid robotics controller at last August’s Intel Developer Conference, the company gave no indication of its release date or even if it […]
    Eric Brown
  • Arduino shows off LoRa gateway and node shields May 20, 2017
    Arduino is prepping a “LoRa Gateway Kit” to bring LoRa wireless to its Linux-driven Arduino Tian, plus a “LoRa Node Kit” for the Arduino Primo. At the Maker Faire Bay Area, Arduino showcased its new Arduino LoRa Gateway and LoRa Node shields that run on Arduino boards. Due to arrive later this year, the boards […]
    Eric Brown
  • Arduino Cinque board taps SiFive RISC-V SoC and an ESP32 wireless chip May 20, 2017
    SiFive and Arduino unveiled a wireless-enabled “Arduino Cinque” board based on SiFive’s HiFive, featuring a RISC-V FE310 SoC and an ESP32 wireless SoC. At the Maker Faire Bay Area, Arduino joined with fabless RISC-V semiconductor firm SiFive to announce the first Arduino branded board using the open source RISC-V CPU architecture. There were few details […]
    Eric Brown
  • Compact, rugged Apollo Lake computer has swappable SATA May 19, 2017
    Axiomtek’s tough, Linux-ready “eBOX100-312-FL” embedded computer offers a Celeron N3350 SoC, a SATA bay, and 2x mini-PCIe, HDMI, GbE, and USB 3.0 ports. The fanless, 216 x 137.65 x 44mm eBOX100-312-FL is not quite as compact as Axiomtek’s similarly rugged, Bay Trail Atom based eBOX620-841-FL and eBOX625-841-FL computers. Yet, it offers benefits such as a […]
    Eric Brown
  • Ubuntu-ready SMB net appliance has dual mini-PCIe slots May 19, 2017
    Aaeon’s “FWS-2271” network appliance offers Intel Apollo Lake SoCs, up to 16GB RAM, 4x to 6x GbE ports, 2x mini-PCIe slots, and shock/vibration resistance. The FWS-2271 network appliance for SOHO and SMB customers has updated Aaeon’s earlier Intel Braswell-based FWS-2260. Instead of Braswell, you get a choice of Intel Apollo Lake generation dual-core Celeron N3350 […]
    Eric Brown
  • Rugged, Linux-ready Qseven module taps Apollo Lake May 18, 2017
    The “MSC Q7-AL” is a Qseven COM with Intel Apollo Lake, triple display outputs, and options including -40 to 85°C support, 64GB eMMC, and a 3.5-inch carrier. MSC Technologies has spun another Apollo Lake module in the form of a 70 x 70mm, Qseven 2.1 form-factor MSC Q7-AL COM. The announcement follows other recent MSC […]
    Eric Brown
  • Whipping up IBM Watson voice services with OpenWhisk May 18, 2017
    At ELC 2017, IBM developers showed off a Raspberry Pi voice activation demo that combined IBM’s “serverless” OpenWhisk platform with Watson. With the Internet of Things, the realms of embedded Linux and enterprise computing are increasingly intertwined. Serverless computing is the latest enterprise development paradigm that device developers should tune into. This event-driven variation on […]
    Eric Brown
  • Latest Samsung Artik module runs Tizen RT on a Cortex-M4 May 18, 2017
    Samsung showed off the latest Artik module: a Cortex-R4-based, 40 x 15mm “Artik 053” COM with built-in WiFi that runs Tizen 4.0’s new Tizen RT RTOS variant. As part of its Tizen 4.0 announcement this week at the Tizen Developer Conference in San Francisco, Samsung revealed a v4.0 variant for IoT called Tizen RT. The […]
    Eric Brown
  • Tizen 4.0 unveiled with a Linux-like RTOS variant for IoT May 18, 2017
    Samsung announced Tizen 4.0 with .NET and Xamarin hooks, coming soon to its new Z4 phone, and revealed a “Tizen RT” RTOS that runs on a new Artik 053 module. At the Tizen Developer Conference (TDC) in San Francisco, Samsung Electronics announced version 4.0 of its Tizen Linux distribution, which for the first time includes […]
    Eric Brown
  • Tiny Snapdragon 820 module offers Linux, Android 7.0, and 9-axis MEMs May 17, 2017
    Mistral’s 51 x 26mm “820 Nano SOM” features a Snapdragon 820 SoC, up to up to 6GB LPDDR4 and 128GB storage, plus WiFi, BT, GPS, and a 9-axis MEMS. Bangalore, India-based Mistral Solutions, which has previously released a Nano SOM computer-on-module built around the i.MX6, has now launched an 820 Nano SOM that taps Qualcomm’s […]
    Eric Brown
  • Fanless, Linux-friendly Skylake mini-PC has dual M.2 slots May 17, 2017
    Aaeon’s “Nano-002N” mini-PC runs Fedora or Windows on Intel’s dual-core Skylake-U CPUs, and offers dual HDMI and GbE ports, 4x USB 3.0, and M.2 expansion. Aaeon’s Nano-002N follows its Intel 5th Gen “Broadwell” based Nano-001N, which has an identical 150 x 125 x 55mm footprint, and is similarly powered from a Nano-ITX mainboard. The fanless […]
    Eric Brown
  • SMARC 2.0 module gives Apollo Lake plenty of options May 16, 2017
    [Updated: May 17] — MSC’s rugged MSC “SM2F-AL” is an Apollo Lake SMARC 2.0 COM with triple displays and options like WiFi/BT and up to 64GB each of eMMC and SATA NAND flash. Avnet-owned MSC Technologies is adding to its line of Intel Apollo Lake based COMs with a MSC SM2F-AL module. The MSC SM2F-AL […]
    Eric Brown
  • Strato Pi CAN extends Raspberry Pi with CAN and 9-65V power May 15, 2017
    Sfera Labs has launched its latest “Strato Pi” RPi add-on, featuring a CAN bus, galvanically isolated RS-485, an RTC, and a 9-65V power supply. Milan, Italy based Sfera Labs, named after its Sfera open source IoT framework, has launched the fourth in its series of Strato Pi add-ons for the Raspberry Pi 2 or 3. […]
    Eric Brown
  • Power-sipping embedded computer features CAN and mini-PCIe May 15, 2017
    Artila’s “Matrix-710” computer runs Linux on an Atmel SAMA5D35, and offers Fast and Gigabit Ethernet, 2x CAN, 8x serial, 4x USB, and mini-PCIe expansion. Artila has spiced up last year’s Matrix-700 IoT gateway and control computer with wireless expansion, isolated serial ports, CAN Bus support, and more USB ports. The fanless, Linux-driven Matrix-710 is designed […]
    Eric Brown