Gateways and single board computers for IoT
12th March 2019 Industrial Electronics, Internet of Things, RF & Microwave, Single Board Computers
SolidRun has teamed up with wireless module firm U-blox to create gateways and single board computers for IoT. They include Wi-Fi and Bluetooth personal area networking, Wirepas Mesh, cellular connectivity, as well as USB and a 10/100/1000 wired Ethernet. Processing comes from an NXP i.MX6 Arm Cortex-A9 processor, with either single, dual or quad-cores, working with up to 2Gbyte of ...
Industrial IoT gateway is custom Raspberry Pi
7th March 2019 Raspberry Pi Development, Single Board Computers
Farnell develops an industrial IoT gateway that includes an on-board Raspberry Pi circuit
96Boards supports STM’s Cortex-A7 + Cortex-M4 STM32MP1
22nd February 2019 Linux, Single Board Computers
Arrow has introduced a develoment board for ST Microelectronics’ new Linux-enabled MCU that combines a 209MHz Arm Cortex-M4 core for real-time processing with dual 650MHz Cortex-A7 cores for the open-source operating system to run a human-machine interface. Called Avenger96 Development Platform and System on Module (SoM), the parts are intended to work within the 96Boards ecosystems. “The SoM, based on ...
Pico-ITX board has DSP for voice processing
15th February 2019 Single Board Computers
Estone Technology has announced pico-ITX embedded processing board which includes DSP for voice control applications. Called EMB-2238, it is based around quad Arm Cortex-A53 cores in an NXP i.MX8M, plus a single Cortex-M4. “This board takes the advantage of NXP’s latest i.MX8M application processor with up to 15 year longevity, advance audio and 4k video support,” according to the firm. ...
Intel’s USB stick for developing deep neural networks
13th February 2019 Design, Microprocessors, Single Board Computers
RS Components is stocking Intel’s Neural Compute Stick 2, for fast deep-learning IoT development. “As well as for use by data scientists and academics, the device is ideal for developers and engineers looking at integrating computer-vision and artificial intelligence capabilities into their IoT,” according to RS. Like the earlier Movidius Neural Compute Stick, NCS 2 is based on the Intel’s ...
LonWorks over IP for building automation
25th January 2019 Industrial Electronics, Products, Single Board Computers
Adesto, new owners of Echelon, will be promoting LonWorks and its ecosystem at Embedded World, particularly recently-approved ANSI/CTA 709.7 – LON IP protocol – that enables native LON communication over any IP (internet protocol) transport such as Ethernet and Wi-Fi, as well as interoperability with IP-based web services. With this, building and industrial automation based on LonWorks can “seamlessly and ...
Small size industrial servers from Congatec
25th January 2019 Industrial Electronics, Single Board Computers
Congatec will present tiny servers at Embedded World 2019 in Nuremburg next month. It has squeezed an Intel Core i7-8565U (Whiskey Lake) onto a 146 x 102mm board (nominally 3.5inch). “Compared to similar processors of the Kaby Lake U generation, the soldered Intel Core i7 processor of the 8th generation Whiskey Lake family offers quad core instead of dual core ...
Hex-core mini-ITX industroal motherboard
22nd January 2019 Industrial Electronics, Single Board Computers
Taiwanese single board computer maker Aaeon has launched a hex-core industrial mini-ITX motherboard using ‘8th generation’ (Coffee Lake) Intel Core processors hyper-threading – fewer cores are also available. Called MIX-H310A1, “increased core count and the refined graphic engines meet the requirements for graphic-intensive and high-performance computing applications in machine vision, kiosk and robotics,” said the firm, which also sees it ...
Add-on educational modules and kits for micro:bit
15th January 2019 Single Board Computers
Elecfreaks of Shenzhen is an authorised micro:bit distributor and a maker of add-on educational modules and kits for the tiny computer. The one in the picture is Ring:bit Car, which combines a micro:bit, one of the firm’s own Ring:bit interface boards, a pair of servo motors and mechanical parts. Ring:bit has a battery on the back and leads-out three IO ...
Industrial Raspberry Pi 3 mounts on DIN rail
9th January 2019 Industrial Electronics, Raspberry Pi Development, Single Board Computers
RevPi Core 3 is a DIN rail industrial computer based around Raspberry Pi’s quad core Compute Module 3 from German firm Kunbus. With four ARM cores, a 1.2GHz clock and 1Gbyte of ram, it offers a considerable processing upgrade over the firm’s earlier Revolution Pi (one core, 700MHz, 500Mbyte). The additional internal power consumption that goes along with the ~10x ...