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ZGPAX S5 Android 4.0 SmartWatch Features a Dual Core Processor, a SIM Card Slot

ZGPAX S5 Android 4.0 SmartWatch Features a Dual Core Processor, a SIM Card Slot | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The newly introduced Samsung Galaxy Gear and Sony SmartWatch all work as a smartphone companion, and have limited use if you don’t carry your smartphone with you.
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Intel Gemini Lake Block Diagram and Yet More Info

Intel Gemini Lake Block Diagram and Yet More Info | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Block diagram for the upcoming Intel Gemini Lake processors that confirms HDMI 2.0, built-in WiFi + Bluetooth, DDR4, and 4MB L2 cache support.

http://www.cnx-software.com/2017/08/14/intel-gemini-lake-block-diagram-and-yet-more-info/
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Tanix TX3 Mini TV Box is Powered by Amlogic S905W SoC

Tanix TX3 Mini TV Box is Powered by Amlogic S905W SoC | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
So it looks like Amlogic has outed another SoC with Amlogic S905W processor that appears to be a cost down version of Amlogic S905X limited to 4K @ 30 fps video decoding. One of the first device to...
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ECDREAM A9 Apollo Lake HDMI “TV Stick” Review with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.04

ECDREAM A9 Apollo Lake HDMI “TV Stick” Review with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 17.04 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The ECDREAM A9 is arguably the first Intel Apollo Lake ‘PC stick’ available for purchase. However, in reality it is surprisingly large, and when compared to earlier Intel Atom...
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Sony Spritzer is an Arduino Compatible Board with Built-in GPS, Audio Codec

Sony Spritzer is an Arduino Compatible Board with Built-in GPS, Audio Codec | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Look who is joining the maker community! Sony has showcased their Arduino compatible Spritzer board during the Maker Faire Tokyo on August 5-6. Despite lacking on-board network connectivity, the...
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NutsBoard Pistachio 3.5″ Embedded SBC is Powered by NXP i.MX 6Dual/Quad Processor

NutsBoard Pistachio 3.5″ Embedded SBC is Powered by NXP i.MX 6Dual/Quad Processor | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Taiwan based NutsBoard has launched Pistachio SBC based on NXP Semiconductors i.MX 6Dual/Quad processor.

http://www.cnx-software.com/2017/08/17/nutsboard-pistachio-3-5-embedded-sbc-is-powered-by-nxp-i-mx-6dualquad-processor/
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Pine64 SoPine Cluster Board Takes up to Seven SOPINE A64 Systems-on-Module

Pine64 SoPine Cluster Board Takes up to Seven SOPINE A64 Systems-on-Module | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Pine64 launched SOPINE A64 system-on-module based on Allwinner A64 processor back in January, with such module normally being found in low volume products where companies do not want to spent too...
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New Features of Intel Gemini Lake Processors – HDMI 2.0, 10-bit VP9 Codec, 4-Wide Pipeline, and More

New Features of Intel Gemini Lake Processors – HDMI 2.0, 10-bit VP9 Codec, 4-Wide Pipeline, and More | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Most recent low power Intel mini PCs are now based on Apollo Lake family with SoC such as Celeron N3450 or Pentium N4200, but we’ve known for a while that Gemini Lake processors will succeed those starting in Q4 2017, and we can expect some Celeron/Pentium SKUs like Intel Pentium J5005 or Intel...
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A Look at Some USB 3.0 WiFi 802.11ac Adapters with Multiple High Gain Antennas

A Look at Some USB 3.0 WiFi 802.11ac Adapters with Multiple High Gain Antennas | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
When last week I reviewed Rock64 board I noticed they sold a “USB 3.0 Dual Band 1200Mbps WIFI 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (RTL8812AU) adapter” for $19.99. So far I had only seen USB dongles with...
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Zidoo X7 TV Box Review – Part 1: Unboxing & Teardown

Zidoo X7 TV Box Review – Part 1: Unboxing & Teardown | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Zidoo X7 is another Rockchip RK3328 based TV box that has the advantage of coming with 2GB RAM, 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1, as well as Zidoo firmware support, compared to its cheaper competitors...
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SKATE-212 Snapdragon 212 Development Kit with 7″ Display is now available for $349

SKATE-212 Snapdragon 212 Development Kit with 7″ Display is now available for $349 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Last month, I wrote about two boards based on Snapdragon 212 processor that can be used for smart speakers, IoT applications, industrial automation, etc..: Intrinsyc Open-Q 212 SBC selling for $595...
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Sonoff Wireless Switches & Light Bulbs Now Work With Google Home

Sonoff Wireless Switches & Light Bulbs Now Work With Google Home | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
ITEAD Studio Sonoff wireless switches can be controlled by voice commands using Amazon Alexa or Google Home, but so far, the latter was only possible by emulating Belkin Wemo switch in alternative...
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ROCK64 Board Review – Part 2: Quick Start Guide with Ubuntu 16.04.3 MATE, Multimedia Features, Some Benchmarks

ROCK64 Board Review – Part 2: Quick Start Guide with Ubuntu 16.04.3 MATE, Multimedia Features, Some Benchmarks | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Pine64 ROCK64 is the first maker board based on Rockchip RK3328 processor, and is potentially interesting for various applications including network storage thanks to USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet,...
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Nordic Semi nRF52840 vs nRF52832 vs nRF52810 Comparison for Bluetooth 5 Applications

Nordic Semi nRF52840 vs nRF52832 vs nRF52810 Comparison for Bluetooth 5 Applications | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Bluetooth 5 promises both longer range and higher speed, but it turns out some Bluetooth 5 ready SoCs only support the latter, but not the longer range as shown in the Nordic Semiconductor ASA SoCs comparison below. If you want both nRF52840 is the only solution from the company at this time.
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Raspbian for Raspberry Pi Boards Gets Upgraded to Debian Stretch

Raspbian for Raspberry Pi Boards Gets Upgraded to Debian Stretch | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The most popular Raspberry Pi distribution - Raspbian - gets an upgrade to Debian 9 (Stretch).

http://www.cnx-software.com/2017/08/17/raspbian-for-raspberry-pi-boards-gets-upgraded-to-debian-stretch/
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Asus WA039T All-in-One PC is Powered by Intel Pentium J4205 Apollo Lake Processor

Asus WA039T All-in-One PC is Powered by Intel Pentium J4205 Apollo Lake Processor | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Intel Pentium N4205 is the most powerful Apollo Lake processor launched by Intel with four cores up to 2.6GHz (turbo), and 18 EU HD graphics, but so far I have not seen many products with the...
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Aspencore 2017 Embedded Markets Study – Programming Languages, Operating Systems, MCU Vendors, and More

Aspencore 2017 Embedded Markets Study – Programming Languages, Operating Systems, MCU Vendors, and More | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Aspencore media group asked readers of their EE Times and Embedded.com websites to fill out an online survey about their embedded system projects. They got 1,234 respondents mostly from North America...
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NXP i.MX RT Series Crossover Embedded Processor is Based on an ARM Cortex-M7 Core @ 600 MHz

NXP i.MX RT Series Crossover Embedded Processor is Based on an ARM Cortex-M7 Core @ 600 MHz | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
New NXP Semiconductors i.MX RT processor which the company promotes as filling the gap between MCU and MPU thanks to an #ARM Cortex M7 @ 600 MHz, and a 2D GPU.

http://www.cnx-software.com/2017/08/17/nxp-i-mx-rt-series-crossover-embedded-processor-features-an-arm-cortex-m7-core-600-mhz/
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GIGABYTE MA10-ST0 Server Motherboard is Powered by Intel Atom C3958 “Denverton” 16-Core SoC

GIGABYTE MA10-ST0 Server Motherboard is Powered by Intel Atom C3958 “Denverton” 16-Core SoC | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
GIGABYTE Server has launched a 16-core Intel Denverton mini-ITX board for servers.

http://www.cnx-software.com/2017/08/15/gigabyte-ma10-st0-server-motherboard-is-powered-by-intel-atom-c3958-denverton-16-core-soc/
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VoltaStream ZERO NXP i.MX6ULL Linux Audio Board Follows Raspberry Pi Zero Form Factor

VoltaStream ZERO NXP i.MX6ULL Linux Audio Board Follows Raspberry Pi Zero Form Factor | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Back in 2013. Philip came with the idea of designing a development board for audio application, and after various experiments with off-the shelf Raspberry Pi boards and audio DACs, he founded...
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VideoStrong VS-RD-RK3399 is Another Development Board Based on Rockchip RK3399 Processor

VideoStrong VS-RD-RK3399 is Another Development Board Based on Rockchip RK3399 Processor | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
VideoStrong is better known for their Android set-top boxes with digital TV tuners, but they are making other hardware too, and their latest design is a Rockchip RK3399 development board named...
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MINIX NEO Z83-4 Pro Windows 10 Pro mini PC Review – Part 1: Specs, Unboxing & Teardown

MINIX NEO Z83-4 Pro Windows 10 Pro mini PC Review – Part 1: Specs, Unboxing & Teardown | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
While I reviewed MINIX NEO Z83-4 mini PC last year, I found out the fanless mini PC based on Intel Atom X5-Z8300 processor performed well, even matching some Atom X7-Z8700 and Braswell systems in...
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CrazyPi Board Runs Ubuntu and ROS on Rockchip RK3128 SoC for Robotics & IoT Projects (Crowdfunding)

CrazyPi Board Runs Ubuntu and ROS on Rockchip RK3128 SoC for Robotics & IoT Projects (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
CrazyPi is a maker board powered by Rockchip RK3128 quad core Cortex A7 processor that can take various magnetically connected modules such as LIDAR, gimbal, 4G LTE, etc.., and runs both Ubuntu and...
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Zidoo H6 Pro 4K HDR TV Box with Allwinner H6 SoC Launched for $99

Zidoo H6 Pro 4K HDR TV Box with Allwinner H6 SoC Launched for $99 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
When I first wrote about Zidoo H6 Pro TV box powered by Amlogic H6 “6K” media processor last week, I expected the launch to take place in several weeks or months, as no other company...
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Work on VideoCore V GPU Drivers Could Pave the Way for Raspberry Pi 4 Board

Work on VideoCore V GPU Drivers Could Pave the Way for Raspberry Pi 4 Board | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
I’ve come across an article on Phoronix this morning, about VideoCore IV GPU used in Broadcom BCM283x “Raspberry Pi” processors, but part of the post also mentioned work related to...
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How ARM Nerfed NEON Permute Instructions in ARMv8

How ARM Nerfed NEON Permute Instructions in ARMv8 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
This is a guest post by blu about an issue he found with a specific instruction in ARMv8 NEON. He previously wrote an article about OpenGL ES development on Ubuntu Touch, and one or two other posts....
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