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How to Use Libhybris and Android GPU Libraries with Mer (Linux) on the Cubieboard

How to Use Libhybris and Android GPU Libraries with Mer (Linux) on the Cubieboard | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
You may have heard about libhybris, a library that cleverly loads Android HW adaptations and convert calls from bionic to glibc. One of the greatest achievement of this library is to allow Android...
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Rockchip RKNanoD is a Dual Core Cortex M3 MCU for IoT and Audio Applications

Rockchip RKNanoD is a Dual Core Cortex M3 MCU for IoT and Audio Applications | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Rockchip is better known for their application processor like RK3188 or RK3288 found in tablets and mini PCs, but the company is also making lower power SoCs such as RKNanoC Cortex M3...
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Tizen OS Ported to the Raspberry Pi 2

Tizen OS Ported to the Raspberry Pi 2 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Tizen may not be overly used in devices, but there has been ports of the operating system on various ARM platform, mostly development boards, powered by Allwinner, Rockchip, Freescale SoCs, and...
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NodeMCU is both a Breadboard-Friendly ESP8266 Wi-Fi Board and a LUA based Firmware

NodeMCU is both a Breadboard-Friendly ESP8266 Wi-Fi Board and a LUA based Firmware | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
NodeMCU is a LUA based interactive firmware for Expressif ESP8622 Wi-Fi SoC, as well as an open source hardware board that contrary to the $3 ESP8266 Wi-Fi modules includes a CP2102 TTL to USB chip...
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Popcorn Hour VTEN Review

Popcorn Hour VTEN Review | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Popcorn Hour VTEN a Linux based media player powered by Sigma Designs SMP8757 ARM Cortex A9 processor. Contrary to the many Android TV boxes I tested in the last few years, the device is dedicated to...
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Bubblegum-96 Development Board Complies with 96Boards, Features Actions Semi S900 64-bit ARM Processor

Bubblegum-96 Development Board Complies with 96Boards, Features Actions Semi S900 64-bit ARM Processor | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
We’ve already have two 96Boards compliant boards formally announced with HiSilicon Hikey and Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c, and Actions Semiconductor was also expected to release theirs soon....
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Popcorn Hour VTEN 4K Linux Media Player Unboxing & Teardown

Popcorn Hour VTEN 4K Linux Media Player Unboxing & Teardown | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Cloud Media (aka Syabas) sent me their latest Popcorn Hour VTEN media player. It supports HDMI output up to 4K, H.265 video codec, and features an eSATA connector, as well as optical and coaxial...
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Linux 4.0 Release – Main Changes, ARM and MIPS Architectures

Linux 4.0 Release – Main Changes, ARM and MIPS Architectures | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Linus Torvalds “Ima Sheep” released Linux Kernel 4.0 on Sunday: So I decided to release 4.0 as per the normal schedule, because there really weren’t any known issues, and while...
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lowRISC Open Source SoC Project Announces its First Release with Tutorials for Simulators and Zedboard

lowRISC Open Source SoC Project Announces its First Release with Tutorials for Simulators and Zedboard | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
lowRISC project aims to produce a completely open-source SoC (System-on-Chip) based on the 64-bit RISC-V instruction set architecture, as well as a corresponding development board, thus eventually...
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HPC Performance & Power Usage Comparison – Intel Xeon E3 vs Intel Atom C2720 vs Applied Micro X-Gene 1 vs IBM Power 8

HPC Performance & Power Usage Comparison – Intel Xeon E3 vs Intel Atom C2720 vs Applied Micro X-Gene 1 vs IBM Power 8 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Last year, the CERN published a paper comparing Applied Micro X-Gene (64-bit ARM) vs Intel Xeon (64-bit x86) Performance and Power Usage, and they’ve now added IBM Power 8 and Intel Atom Avoton...
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Perseus Video Codec Claims 2 to 3 Times Better Compression than H.265 using Legacy Hardware

Perseus Video Codec Claims 2 to 3 Times Better Compression than H.265 using Legacy Hardware | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
H.265 (aka HEVC) is supposed to half the video bandwidth / bitrate required compared to H.264 by delivering the same quality, and VP9 should also offer equivalent compression, but it’s just not...
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ARDHAT adds Arduino Shield Compatibility, an ISM Band Radio to Raspberry Pi and ODROID-C1 Boards (Crowdfunding)

ARDHAT adds Arduino Shield Compatibility, an ISM Band Radio to Raspberry Pi and ODROID-C1 Boards (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
NinjaBlocks created Pi Crust add-ons board adding a 433MHz radio and Arduino compatibility to the Raspberry Pi Model A & B a few years ago, but the product has since been removed from their...
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How to Compare Systems Benchmarked with Phoronix Test Suite

How to Compare Systems Benchmarked with Phoronix Test Suite | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Phoronix Test Suite is an open source benchmark for Linux, Solaris, Mac OS X, Windows & BSD operating systems, but in practice it’s mostly used for Linux OS since other benchmarks solutions...
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BeagleBone Cookbook: Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook

BeagleBone Cookbook: Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions - PDF Free Download - Fox eBook | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
BeagleBone Cookbook: Software and Hardware Problems and Solutions PDF Free Download, Reviews, Read Online, ISBN: 1491905395, By Jason Kridner, Mark A. Yoder

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Chapter 1. Basics
Chapter 2. Sensors
Chapter 3. Displays and Other Outputs
Chapter 4. Motors
Chapter 5. Beyond the Basics
Chapter 6. Internet of Things
Chapter 7. The Kernel
Chapter 8. Real-Time I/O
Chapter 9. Capes

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Domino Core Wi-Fi Module Powers an Arduino Yun Compatible Board (Crowdfunding)

Domino Core Wi-Fi Module Powers an Arduino Yun Compatible Board (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The makers of GL.iNet OpenWRT compatible router have decided to build a module and two development boards based on Qualcomm Atheros AR9331 WiSoC. Domino.IO is composed of a Domino Core Wi-Fi module...
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Ambarella Unveils SL2m IP Camera Reference Design Promising up to 6 Months of Battery Life

Ambarella Unveils SL2m IP Camera Reference Design Promising up to 6 Months of Battery Life | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Ambarella S2Lm IP Camera SoC features a Cortex A9 CPU core, encodes video with H.264 up to 3Mp30 / 1080p30, and targets  consumer and entry-level IP Camera designs. The company recently launched a...
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Pipo X8 is a Windows 8.1 Mini PC with a 7″ Touchscreen

Pipo X8 is a Windows 8.1 Mini PC with a 7″ Touchscreen | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
When it first launched, Pipo X7 was a $90 mini PC running Windows 8.1 with Bing tablet version, but Microsoft did not approve since that version is reserved for products with a 7″ screen or...
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AlphaScale ASM9260 ARM9 Processor Details and Development Board

AlphaScale ASM9260 ARM9 Processor Details and Development Board | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Yesterday, as I wrote a Linux 4.0 Changelog, I noticed a new ARM processor called AlphaScale ASM9260, and I thought it might be interesting to find out more. A Google search would only return results...
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RaidSonic Releases Firmware and Source Code for Atheros AR9331 Wi-Fi Audio Streamers

RaidSonic Releases Firmware and Source Code for Atheros AR9331 Wi-Fi Audio Streamers | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
RaidSonic is a German company releasing products such as media players and multimedia accessories under their ICY BOX brand. One of those products is ICY Box IB-MP401Air music streaming received...
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Allwinner H-Series OTT SoC Roadmap Adds H5 and H2+ Processors

Allwinner H-Series OTT SoC Roadmap Adds H5 and H2+ Processors | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Previously Allwinner only had A-Series processor such as A10 that were used in tablets and media players, but they’ve recently launch H-series processors for “Home entertainment”...
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LeTV Smartphones Feature USB Type C connectors, Mediatek Helio X10 and Snapdragon 810 Processors

LeTV Smartphones Feature USB Type C connectors, Mediatek Helio X10 and Snapdragon 810 Processors | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
LeTV has launched three new smartphones namely LeTV S1, LeTV S1 Pro, LeTV Max with zero bezel on its sides, a new USB type C reversible connector, and powered by Mediatek Helio X10 octa core Cortex...
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Mifree HX-V5 Bluetooth Smart Fitness Tracker sells for $14

Mifree HX-V5 Bluetooth Smart Fitness Tracker sells for $14 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Mifree HX-V5 is a waterproof Bluetooth 4.0 activity tracker with fitness tracking and sleep monitoring functions just like Vidonn X5, except the device bring the price level to a new low, as it sells...
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AtHome Video Streamer App Transforms Android TV Boxes into IP Security Cameras

AtHome Video Streamer App Transforms Android TV Boxes into IP Security Cameras | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Some Android mini PCs come with cameras, for example Measy U2C or CS928, but depending on firmware support, most will also take a USB webcam, and the obvious application is for video conferencing...
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How to Program STMicro STM8S $1 Board in Linux

How to Program STMicro STM8S $1 Board in Linux | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
In January, I discovered there was such thing as a one dollar development board based on STMicro STM8S103F3P6 8-bit MCU with 1KB SRAM, 8KB flash, and 640 bytes EEPROM, some GPIOs as well as I2C,...
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Open Hour Chameleon RK3288 TV Box Gets (Partial) DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD HDMI Pass-through Support

Open Hour Chameleon RK3288 TV Box Gets (Partial) DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD HDMI Pass-through Support | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
People owning AV receivers capable of outputting 7.1 channels or more have had a hard time finding Android TV boxes that supports HD audio pass-through via HDMI. Many devices can pass through 5.1...
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Mediatek LinkIt Assist 2502 Open Source Hardware Board Targets Wearables and IoT Applications

Mediatek LinkIt Assist 2502 Open Source Hardware Board Targets Wearables and IoT Applications | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
After LinkIt ONE, Mediatek Labs has introduced a new IoT development kit based on their Aster M2502 ARM7 processor with LinkIt Assist 2502 comprised of AcSiP MT2502A IoT SiP Core module, a...
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