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WonderMedia Prizm WM8950 Cortex A9 SoC

WonderMedia Prizm WM8950 Cortex A9 SoC | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
WonderMedia Technologies, a subsidiary of Via Technologies, has unveiled the Prizm WM8950, a single core Cortex A9 processor running up to 800 Mhz with a Mali-400 GPU.The WM8950 SoC is especially aimed at low cost tablets running Android 4.0 as...
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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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Intel Celeron N3000 2-in-1 Laptop, and MSI Motherboards with Celeron N3050/N3150 and Pentium N3700 Processors

Intel Celeron N3000 2-in-1 Laptop, and MSI Motherboards with Celeron N3050/N3150 and Pentium N3700 Processors | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Intel introduced the first low power Braswell Celeron and Pentium processors with 4 to 6W TDP, meaning a lower power consumption compared to Bay Trail-M processors, and with better performance. The...
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ALi M3733 Dual Core Processor Finds its Way into DVB-T2 & DVB-S2 Android and Linux Set-top Boxes

ALi M3733 Dual Core Processor Finds its Way into DVB-T2 & DVB-S2 Android and Linux Set-top Boxes | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Ten years ago, I remember ALi was in big player in DVD players, but I had not much heard about them since then. Thanks to a ARMdevices.net I found out they are still around, and their latest Ali...
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iPazzPort KP-810-35BTT Backlit Keyboard Features a Switchable Touchpad / Numpad Zone

iPazzPort KP-810-35BTT Backlit Keyboard Features a Switchable Touchpad / Numpad Zone | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
I’ve read many people praise Logitech K400 Bluetooth keyboard for use with Android mini PCs, as it’s functional and costs just $25 on Amazon. I’ve just come across another similar...
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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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Relative Performance of ARM Cortex-A 32-bit and 64-bit Cores

Relative Performance of ARM Cortex-A 32-bit and 64-bit Cores | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Many people assume newer processors will be faster, or that 64-bit processor will provide a performance boost compared to 32-bit processors, but the reality can be quite different, and I’ve...
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Vortex86DX3 is a New x86 SoC for Embedded Systems

Vortex86DX3 is a New x86 SoC for Embedded Systems | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Intel is already making embedded version of their processor with example with Bay Trail-I or Quark SoCs, but Taiwan based DMP Electronics has also been making x86 SoC such as Vortex86EX that can be...
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Mygica ATV586 Amlogic S805 Android TV Box Comes with DVB-T2 or ATSC Tuner

Mygica ATV586 Amlogic S805 Android TV Box Comes with DVB-T2 or ATSC Tuner | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
One of the first quad core Android DVB-T2 receiver was VideoStrong K1 that now sells for $80 on Aliexpress, but there’s now some competition from Geniatech, with the same Amlogic S805...
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