Linux Devices

  1. OSS+ELC show returns live with RISC-V, AI, Martian rovers, and 30 years of Tux
    The Linux Foundation has posted a schedule for its Open Source Summit + Embedded Linux Conference, to be held (live this time) on Sep. 27 to Oct. 1 in Seattle. RISC-V is a big topic, and there is a ke …
  2. Modules and dev kits expand upon Qualcomm QCS8250
    Thundercomm’s “TurboX C865 SOM” and dev kit and eInfochips’ “EIC-QCS8250-210” Mini-ITX run Android 10 on Qualcomm’s QCS8250, an IoT variant of the Snapdragon 865. We also look at the new QCS4290 and W …
  3. Radxa teases larger RK3568 SBC with dual GbE and native SATA
    Radxa unveiled a “Rock 3 Model B” SBC with the same RK3568 as the Rock 3A but with the addition of WiFi/BT, a second GbE port, native SATA, and M.2 B-key and SIM slots for 4G/5G instead of E-key. A fe …
  4. Add-ons supply CAN FD to Raspberry Pi Zero and Pico
    Copperhill has launched a $71.95 “PiCAN FD Zero” HAT for the Raspberry Pi Zero with CAN FD and a 1A SMPS. There is also a new “CANPico” carrier board that integrates an RPi Pico. Copperhill Technologi …
  5. Elkhart Lake arrives on Nano-ITX board
    Portwell’s “Nano-6063” SBC is equipped with Intel’s Atom x6000E with up to 32GB DDR4, triple displays, GbE, 2.5GbE with TSN/TCC, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, SATA, serial, M.2, mini-PCIe, and -40 to 85°C support. …
  6. Tiny compute module and dev kit give root to STM32MP1 applications
    MYIR’s tiny “MYC-YA15XC-T” module runs Linux on ST’s STM32MP1 with up to 512MB DDR3L and 4GB eMMC and optional -45 to -85°C support. The module is supported with a “MYD-YA15XC-T” dev kit. MYIR announc …
  7. Xavier NX edge AI system supports four GMSL cameras
    Vecow’s “EAC-2000” and “EAC-2100” computers run Linux on Nvidia’s Jetson Xavier NX and provide 2x GbE, 2x GbE with PoE+, 4x USB 3.1, and on the EAC-2100, a CAN port and 4x GMSL cam connectors. Vecow a …
  8. Nvidia’s TensorRT 8.0 boasts faster conversational AI performance
    Nvidia has released TensorRT 8.0 for Nvidia GPUs including its Jetson modules. This latest AI inference optimization SDK delivers up to 2x the natural language query performance compared to v7.0, with …
  9. Pi-like RK3568 SBC grows SATA out of its USB ports
    Radxa unveiled a $35-and-up “Rock 3 Model A” SBC that runs Linux on a 2.0GHz, quad -A55 Rockchip RK3568 and offers up to 8GB RAM, GbE with PoE, M.2 M- and E-key, and SATA via USB 3.0. Radxa has begun …
  10. Toughened up DAQ system runs Linux
    Adlink has launched two rugged DAQ systems that run Linux on a Cortex-A9 SoC and provide 16- (MCM-216) or 8-channel (MCM-218) analog inputs plus 2x analog outputs, 2x GbE, 2x USB, and DIO. Adlink has …
  11. Router board features WiFi 6 and five GbE ports
    [Updated: July 20] — Wallys’ “DR5018” router board is equipped with a Qualcomm IPQ5018 with dual Cortex-A53 cores and offers 5x GbE (or 1x GbE and 1x 2.5GbE) plus 802.11ax, BT 5.1, USB 3.0, and 2x M.2 …
  12. Raspberry Pi add-on enables 120fps 3D sensing via an IR laser
    Magik Eye has launched a developer release of an “ILT Development Kit” (DK-ILT001) add-on for the Raspberry Pi that provides 3D sensing at up to 120fps by combining inputs from a CMOS sensor and a 3D …