Linux Devices

  1. Ubuntu-ready Ryzen V2000 mini-PC starts at $639
    Simply NUC has launched a $639-and-up “Cypress” mini-PC with AMD’s Ryzen V2000 plus 2.5GbE, 2x HDMI, 2x DP-ready Type-C, 3x USB 3.2 Gen2, and a 128GB SSD for one of the 2x M.2 slots. Simply NUC (or Si …
  2. Arm adds virtual testing platform for Corstone Cortex-A and -M ref designs
    Arm has launched an “Arm Total Solutions for IoT” initiative that combines its Cortex-A- and -M based Corstone SoC reference designs with a new “Arm Virtual Hardware Targets” platform for virtual, clo …
  3. PinePhone Pro launches with RK3399 and 4GB RAM
    Pine64 opened $399 developer pre-orders for a Linux driven “PinePhone Pro” with a power-efficient RK3399S variant, 4GB LPDDR4, 128GB flash, 6-inch screen, LTE and WiFi-ac, and 13MP and 5MP cameras. Pi …
  4. i.MX8M Mini based mini-PC starts at $305
    ICOP’s “EBOX-IMX8MM” embedded computer runs Android 9 or Linux on an i.MX8M Mini with up to 4GB LPDDR4 and 64GB eMMC plus 2x GbE, 3x USB, 4x COM, WiFi/BT, and a 12-36V input. Taiwan-based ICOP is prim …
  5. Signage player taps Ryzen V2000 for video wall displays
    Ibase has launched an “SI-334” signage player that runs Ubuntu or Win 10 on AMD’s Ryzen Embedded V2000. There are 4x HDMI 2.0 ports with EDID and CEC plus 2x GbE, 3x USB 3.1 Gen2, and 3x M.2 with SIM. …
  6. Sitara-based LoRa gateway launches with serial-to-LoRa adapter node
    Embux’s “ELA-MG” LoRa gateway runs Linux on TI’s AM335x and offers a Semtech SX1272 LoRa module with -137dBm sensitivity plus GbE, USB, RS232, and RS485 ports. There is also an NB-IoT model and an “EL …
  7. Dev kit debuts RISC-V XuanTie C910 SoC with a 3D GPU and Android and Linux support
    Sipeed and Alibaba T-Head have opened $399 pre-orders on an “RVB-ICE” dev kit featuring a RISC-V compatible, dual-core, 1.2GHz XuanTie C910 ICE SoC with a Vivante 3D GPU, an NPU, 4GB RAM, and support …
  8. Tiger Lake signage player ships with Quividi analytics software
    Axiomtek’s Linux-ready “DSP511” signage player is equipped with an 11th Gen CPU plus 4x HDMI, 3x M.2, 2.5GbE, and optional Quividi audience measurement software. Quividi is also available on the Whisk …
  9. DFI spins Tiger Lake thin Mini-ITX SBC and COM Express modules
    DFI has unveiled a “TGU171/TGU173” thin Mini-ITX board with 2.5GbE, 2x GbE, 4x USB 3.2 Gen2, 2x DP++, and 2x M.2, as well as Compact Type 6 “TGU968” and Mini Type 10 “TGU9A2” modules, all based on 11t …
  10. Compact Whiskey Lake system offers optional dual-CAN module
    Kontron’s Linux-friendly “KBox A-150-WKL” embedded PC has an 8th Gen Whiskey Lake CPU, up to 64GB DDR4, 2x GbE, 2x DP, 2x COM, 4x USB 3.1 Gen2, 3x M.2, and optional CAN and DIN-rail. Kontron has annou …
  11. PICMG spec standardizes links between IoT controllers and sensors
    PICMG has ratified an “IoT.1” firmware spec for standardizing plug-and-play communications between IoT controllers and sensors and effecters. The spec works with PICMG’s recent microSAM MCU module for …
  12. i.MX8X Lite takes on IIoT and Vehicle-to-Everything applications
    NXP has launched a headless “i.MX8X Lite” SoC for automotive telematics, V2X, and IIoT, with up to 2x Cortex-A35 cores plus a Cortex-M4 core and a security block with V2X acceleration and NXP EdgeLock …