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802.11ah Wi-Fi (900 MHz) to Provide Low Power, Long Range Connectivity for the Internet of Things

802.11ah Wi-Fi (900 MHz) to Provide Low Power, Long Range Connectivity for the Internet of Things | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Most devices now feature Wi-Fi modules capable of handling 802.11 b/g/n at 2.4 Ghz (and 5 GHz for dual band Wi-Fi), and newer devices and routers boast 802.11ac connectivity @ 5GHz with increased...
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Linaro 15.04 Release with Linux 4.0 and Android 5.1

Linaro 15.04 Release with Linux 4.0 and Android 5.1 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Linaro 15.04 has been released with Linux 4.0 (baseline), Linux 3.10.74 and 3.14.39 (LSK), and Android 5.1.1. Other noticeable changes include support for the new DragonBoard 410c 96boards compliant...
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Continuum Brings Desktop Mode and Dual Display Support to Windows 10 Smartphones

Continuum Brings Desktop Mode and Dual Display Support to Windows 10 Smartphones | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
I’m eagerly waiting for the day when Ubuntu convergence becomes reality, and I can run Ubuntu on a smartphone which I can also use as desktop PC. But Canonical is not the only company working...
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Windows 10 IoT Preview for Raspberry Pi 2 and MinnowBoard Max

Windows 10 IoT Preview for Raspberry Pi 2 and MinnowBoard Max | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
When Raspberry Pi 2 Model B was released, we were promised a Windows 10 image for the board, and today, Microsoft released “Windows 10 IoT Core Insider Preview” for both the Broadcom...
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Forlinx Embedded Introduces a Features-packed Freescale i.MX6 Industrial Board

Forlinx Embedded Introduces a Features-packed Freescale i.MX6 Industrial Board | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Forlinx Embedded Technology has made several ARM9, ARM11, and Cortex A8 boards in the past, and they’ve now launched their first ARM Cortex-A9 board powered by Freescale i.MX6 Quad processor...
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How to Install 64-bit BIOS on Sunchip CX-W8

How to Install 64-bit BIOS on Sunchip CX-W8 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Sunchip CX-W8 is an Intel Atom Z3735F TV box running Windows, but I’ve been informed that originally Sunchip designed it for WeTek in order to manufacture a Linux based mini PC. Unfortunately,...
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Ottobox Smart Wi-Fi Electric Socket Learns Your Schedule to Save Electricity (Crowdfunding)

Ottobox Smart Wi-Fi Electric Socket Learns Your Schedule to Save Electricity (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
There are already quite a few smart Wi-Fi electric sockets like Kankun KK-SP3, Broadlink SP2, or Orvibo Vivo S20 among others that cost between $20 and $45 shipped. They can all be controlled via an...
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ZTE ZX296702 Dual Core Cortex A9 SoC Boots Android in 10 Seconds with TuxOnice

ZTE ZX296702 Dual Core Cortex A9 SoC Boots Android in 10 Seconds with TuxOnice | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
ZTE XZ296702 is a dual core Cortex A9 processor with a Mali-400 GPU that targets Android set-top boxes and media players, and while Charbax filmed a video with ZX296702-AD1 development board at...
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Variscite DART-MX6 is a Tiny SoM with Freescale i.MX6 SoC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

Variscite DART-MX6 is a Tiny SoM with Freescale i.MX6 SoC, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Variscite has unveiled what they claim to be the world’s smallest i.MX6 SoM with DART-MX6, a 50x20mm system-on-module featuring Freescale i.MX6 dual or quad processor, up to 1GB RAM, up to 32GB...
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Marvell Introduces ARMADA 1500 Ultra SoC for 4K STB with Vivante GC7000XS GPU

Marvell Introduces ARMADA 1500 Ultra SoC for 4K STB with Vivante GC7000XS GPU | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Marvell has just unveiled another STB SoC with ARMADA 1500 Ultra (88DE3218) with four ARM Cortex A53 cores, and instead of using Mali or PowerVR GPUs like many competitors, they integrated an octa...
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$10 Digistump Oak ESP8266EX Board is Arduino Compatible, Connects to the Cloud, and More (Crowdfunding)

$10 Digistump Oak ESP8266EX Board is Arduino Compatible, Connects to the Cloud, and More (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
A few years ago, I wondered why adding Wi-Fi to Arduino had to be rather expensive ($40+), and why there weren’t any low cost and small form factor Wi-Fi boards for embedded applications. But...
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Razor Forge TV SnapDragon 805 Android Game Console is up for Pre-order for $100

Razor Forge TV SnapDragon 805 Android Game Console is up for Pre-order for $100 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Razor Forge TV was first unveiled at CES 2015, and on paper at least looks like a great Android TV console for $100 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 2GB RAM, and 16GB flash. The gaming...
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WiPy Wi-Fi Board for IoT Runs MicroPython on Texas Instruments CC3200 (Crowdfunding)

WiPy Wi-Fi Board for IoT Runs MicroPython on Texas Instruments CC3200 (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
If you’ve interested in connecting devices via Wi-Fi, you’re being spoiled as “Internet of things” boards keeps getting designed and produced. The latest board with WiPy, a...
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ARM Roadmap Reveals Plans for 10nm FinFET Processors

ARM Roadmap Reveals Plans for 10nm FinFET Processors | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
A few slides have been leaked including ARM Cortex-A roadmap, allowing to have a peak at what the future will bring after the recently announced Cortex A72, and other existing cores. There’s...
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AMD to Launch ARM Cortex A57 “Amur” Mobile SoCs in 2015, ARM “K12″ Mobile SoCs in 2016

AMD to Launch ARM Cortex A57 “Amur” Mobile SoCs in 2015, ARM “K12″ Mobile SoCs in 2016 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it

AMD started using ARM Cortex A5 to add TrustZone security to their x86 processor, they followed with their ARM based Opteron A1100 processor for server last year, recently they announced Hierofalcon...

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ARM: “Microcontrollers Are Better Because There’s No GPL”

ARM: “Microcontrollers Are Better Because There’s No GPL” | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
ARM has uploaded a video today entitled “Microcontrollers for Makers” showing the benefits of using micro-controller boards instead of processor based development boards such as Raspberry...
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$170 Solidrun Cubox-i 4×4 Freescale i.MX6 Mini PC Boasts 4GB RAM, an eSATA Port

$170 Solidrun Cubox-i 4×4 Freescale i.MX6 Mini PC Boasts 4GB RAM, an eSATA Port | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Most ARM based mini PCs come with 1 or 2GB RAM, with few exceptions like Nagrace HPH NT-V6 or Tronsmart Draco AW80 Telos featuring 4GB RAM,  but they are mostly optimized for Android, and although...
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USBminiPower USB Power Supply Delivers 3 Outputs: 5V, 3.3V, and a Variable Output up to 14.3V (Crowdfunding)

USBminiPower USB Power Supply Delivers 3 Outputs: 5V, 3.3V, and a Variable Output up to 14.3V (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I found out about a cheap 5V/3.3V USB power supply board, YwRobot MB-102, selling for $1 shipped on Ebay, but one person lamented the lack of 1.8V output, which may be required for example...
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Ventana GW5220 ARM Linux SBC Supports WiFi, Wimax, 3G Cellular Connectivity & PoE

Ventana GW5220 ARM Linux SBC Supports WiFi, Wimax, 3G Cellular Connectivity & PoE | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Gateworks recently launched another Freescale i.MX6 board part of theur Ventana family with Vetana GW5220 single board computer with Freescalei .MX6 dual processor, HDMI out, Ethernet, and a PCIe...
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Intel Atom Z3735F mini PC Power Consumption in Android

Intel Atom Z3735F mini PC Power Consumption in Android | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
I’ve already measured power consumption running Antutu and playing a 4K video on Rockchip RK3288 and Amlogic S812 platform, as described in “Power Consumption of Amlogic S812 and Rockchip...
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Improve Mediatek MT6752 GPS Accuracy by Turning WiFi Off?

Improve Mediatek MT6752 GPS Accuracy by Turning WiFi Off? | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Mediatek smartphones used to have a terribly slow GPS fix, and it would often take over 10 minutes to get a fix if any, and one workaround was to enable Mediatek EPO. However, in my Iocean M6752...
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Zidoo D1 Android DVB-T2 Set-top Box is Powered by ALI M3733 SoC

Zidoo D1 Android DVB-T2 Set-top Box is Powered by ALI M3733 SoC | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
We’ve already seen Android set-top boxes powered by ALi M3733 dual core Cortex A9 processor with either DVB-T2 or DVB-S2 tuners. Zidoo, the maker of Zidoo X9 Android HDMI player and recorder,...
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Wintel W8 Review – Dual Boot Android & Windows TV Box

Wintel W8 Review – Dual Boot Android & Windows TV Box | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Wintel W8 (aka Kingnovel K8) is an Intel Atom Z3735F mini PC inspired from Sunchip Wintel CX-W8 (the hardware is a little different), but instead of just running Windows 8.1, the device can dual boot...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Released for PCs, Servers, IoT Gateways, the Cloud, and Phones

Ubuntu 15.04 Released for PCs, Servers, IoT Gateways, the Cloud, and Phones | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The road to convergence is a long one, and although you still can’t really use a smartphone as both a phone and your desktop computers, Ubuntu 15.04 “Vivid Vervet” releases brings...
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Tronsmart Draco H3 is a Low Cost HDMI TV Stick based on Allwinner H3 SoC

Tronsmart Draco H3 is a Low Cost HDMI TV Stick based on Allwinner H3 SoC | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Allwinner H3 was unveiled as a quad core processor for 4K media players that would sell for less than $50, but so far devices like TVPP0030 are selling for an unattractive $80, but this may be about...
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Wintel W8 Dual boot Android 4.4 + Windows 8.1 mini PC Unboxing

Wintel W8 Dual boot Android 4.4 + Windows 8.1 mini PC Unboxing | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Last year, we were promised dual boot mini PC based on Intel that would run Windows 8.1 or Android 4.4, but finally companies decided against shipping a dual boot firmware, and simply loaded Windows...
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