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Gumstix AutoBSP Automatically Generates Device Tree Files for Hardware Designed with Geppetto

Gumstix AutoBSP Automatically Generates Device Tree Files for Hardware Designed with Geppetto | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Gumstix launched Geppetto Design-To-Order (D2O) system back in 2013, and at the time you could design complete baseboard for their Overo CoMs right in your Chrome or Firefox web browser, and once...
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Azulle Byte3 Mini PC Review – Windows 10, Linux Support, Benchmarks, and Video Playback

Azulle Byte3 Mini PC Review – Windows 10, Linux Support, Benchmarks, and Video Playback | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The Azulle Byte3 is a fanless Apollo Lake device featuring both M.2 slot and a SATA connector, as well as supporting HDMI and VGA. It includes USB (both 2.0 and 3.0 including a Type-C port) as well...
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Geniatech & Arrow Are Working on Tablet Docks for 96Boards Development Boards

Geniatech & Arrow Are Working on Tablet Docks for 96Boards Development Boards | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Geniatech has been working on some interesting tablet docks specifically designed for 96boards compliant hardware platform. They showcased a prototype at Linaro Connect US 2017 with their...
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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa Core Kryo 385 SoC to Power Premium Smartphones, XR Headsets, Windows Laptops

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Octa Core Kryo 385 SoC to Power Premium Smartphones, XR Headsets, Windows Laptops | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 processor was expected since May 2017 with four custom Cortex A75 cores, four Cortex A53 cores, Adreno 630 GPU, and X20 LTE modem. with the launch planned for Q1 2018. At...
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HE3D K280 3D Printer Review – Part 1: Build, Tweaks, and First Prints

HE3D K280 3D Printer Review – Part 1: Build, Tweaks, and First Prints | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Hello Karl here again with another 3D printer review. Today we are looking at an HE3D K280. I saw the brand for the first time on Gearbest a couple months ago and asked for it to review. I never heard of this brand before and have been wanting to review a delta style printer.
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A Day at Chiang Mai Maker Party 4.0

A Day at Chiang Mai Maker Party 4.0 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
The Chiang Mai Maker Party 4.0 is now taking place until December 9, and I went there today, as I was especially interested in the scheduled NB-IoT talk and workshop to find out what was the status...
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Libre Computer Renegade SBC Features Rockchip RK3328 Processor with up to 4GB DDR4 RAM (Crowdfunding)

Libre Computer Renegade SBC Features Rockchip RK3328 Processor with up to 4GB DDR4 RAM (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
After Amlogic S905X based Le Potato board, and the on-going Kickstarter campaign for  Tritium Allwinner H2+/H3 boards, Libre Computer has now launched an Indiegogo campaign for their Renegade SBC (Single Board Computer) powered by Rockchip RK3328 SoC.
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Sigrok Compatible ZeroPlus Logic Cube LAP-C USB Logic Analyzers Support up to 32 Channels, 75 MHz Bandwidth

Sigrok Compatible ZeroPlus Logic Cube LAP-C USB Logic Analyzers Support up to 32 Channels, 75 MHz Bandwidth | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Back in 2015, I discovered USB123 USBee AX PRO, an ultra cheap logic analyzer (now $5 shipped) with 8 channels, and up to 24 MHz. I purchased one at the time, and successfully tested it with Sigrok...
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Google Introduces Android 8.1 Go Edition for Low End Smartphones

Google Introduces Android 8.1 Go Edition for Low End Smartphones | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
With Android 8.1 preview release, we already knew Google was working on optimizations for Android Go for devices with 512MB to 1GB memory, and a new Neural Networks API to accelerate on-device machine intelligence.
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Top 5 Most Powerful Arm SBCs & Development Boards in 2017 / Early 2018

Top 5 Most Powerful Arm SBCs & Development Boards in 2017 / Early 2018 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Raspberry Pi, Orange Pi, and NanoPi boards among others are all great and inexpensive Arm Linux development boards that do good enough job for many tasks, but they may not cut it if you have higher...
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ZeroShell Firewall/Router Linux Distribution Works on x86 Hardware, Raspberry Pi 2/3, & (Some) Orange Pi Boards

ZeroShell Firewall/Router Linux Distribution Works on x86 Hardware, Raspberry Pi 2/3, & (Some) Orange Pi Boards | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
We’ve just seen pfSense is now available for Arm via firewall appliances such as Netgate SG-3100, but AFAIK there’s no pfSense community Arm firmware images yet. Several Arm SoCs & boards are now supported by FreeBSD, so in theory pfSense could be ported to those, but the page on FreeBSD does not...
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$45 AIY Vision Kit Adds Accelerated Computer Vision to Raspberry Pi Zero W Board

$45 AIY Vision Kit Adds Accelerated Computer Vision to Raspberry Pi Zero W Board | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
AIY Projects is an initiative launched by Google that aims to bring do-it yourself artificial intelligence to the maker community by providing affordable development kits to get started with the technology.
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Onda V18 Pro 10.1″ Tablet Features Allwinner A63 Processor, a 2K “Retina” Display

Onda V18 Pro 10.1″ Tablet Features Allwinner A63 Processor, a 2K “Retina” Display | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Tablets are not quite as popular as they used to be, but there’s still a market. Allwinner A63 “2K” tablet processor was unveiled right at the start of summer 2017, but so far I had not seen any products based on the processor.
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Christmas 2017 Questionnaire – EverythingESP

Christmas 2017 Questionnaire – EverythingESP | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Complete this small questionnaire to be eligible to win one of 20 ESP32-D4-KITS Submissions must be received by December 15th, 2017 at 11:59PM Eastern time zone. Please only answer questions you are comfortable with, you are not disqualified for not answering.
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ESP32-PICO-KIT v4 Board Based on ESP32-PICO-D4 SiP Now Available for $10

ESP32-PICO-KIT v4 Board Based on ESP32-PICO-D4 SiP Now Available for $10 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
A little while ago, I received a bunch of ESP32 PICO Core development boards which were based on Espressif Systems ESP32-PICO-D4 system-in-package with ESP32, 4MB SPI Flash, and other components. The...
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Rockchip RK3288 To Be Phased Out Soon? GPD XD+ Android Console To Get Mediatek MT8176 SoC, 4GB RAM Upgrade

Rockchip RK3288 To Be Phased Out Soon? GPD XD+ Android Console To Get Mediatek MT8176 SoC, 4GB RAM Upgrade | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
[Update: I have now seen an email exchange with ASUS replying that Rockchip RK3288 will still be in production for 5 years, so GPD claims that manufacturing will stop for RK3288 may be incorrect, or...
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Anavi Light pHAT Adds RGB Light Strip Support to Raspberry Pi Boards (Crowdfunding)

Anavi Light pHAT Adds RGB Light Strip Support to Raspberry Pi Boards (Crowdfunding) | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
He works as a software engineer for his main job, but Leon ANAVI is apparently enjoying his hobby of designing open source hardware, as after RabbitMax Flex home automation HAT, and ANAVI Infrared pHAT with IR transmitter and receiver, he has come up with as third project: Anavi Light pHat, an...
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Meet the First Windows 10 Arm “Always Connected PCs” – HP Envy x2 (2017) and ASUS NovaGo TP370

Meet the First Windows 10 Arm “Always Connected PCs” – HP Envy x2 (2017) and ASUS NovaGo TP370 | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Qualcomm and Microsoft showcased some Snapdragon 835 based Windows 10 “Mobile PCs” at Computex 2017 last June, and while the press was allowed film the demo, the device could only be operated by a Qualcomm employee.
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This Tiny ESP8266 Board is Designed for DIY WiFi Switches

This Tiny ESP8266 Board is Designed for DIY WiFi Switches | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Various breadboard-friendly boards based on ESP8266 or other chips are available on the market, but some readers are not quite satisfied with the offerings, and need more available pins on the breadboard so they ended up hacking the board matching their needs by either bending header pins, or...
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Riot Micro RM1000 NB-IoT and eMTC Baseband Chip Unveiled for the Cellular IoT Market

Riot Micro RM1000 NB-IoT and eMTC Baseband Chip Unveiled for the Cellular IoT Market | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Telecommunication providers don’t intend to let newcomers like Sigfox or Semtech (LoRa) get all the fun and money with the Internet of Things, and that’s why LTE Cat M1 (eMTC) and Cat NB1 (NB-IoT) have been standardized.
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Samsung W2018 is a Premium Android Flip Phone with Dual Display for the Chinese Market

Samsung W2018 is a Premium Android Flip Phone with Dual Display for the Chinese Market | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
I can remember using Motorola Razr many years ago, but it’s been a long time since I’ve seen a flip phone. The must still be a market, as Samsung has just unveiled W2018 flip phone in...
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Sega Genesis Flashback Retro Game Console is Powered by “Monkey King 3.6” Processor, Runs Android

Sega Genesis Flashback Retro Game Console is Powered by “Monkey King 3.6” Processor, Runs Android | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Retro gaming is cool again with products like Nintendo NES Classic / SNES Classic, DIY solutions based on firmware like RetrOrangePi, and the upcoming Atari console among others. Another model is...
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Amazon FreeRTOS Released for NXP, Texas Instruments, STMicro, and (soon) Microchip Microcontrollers

Amazon FreeRTOS Released for NXP, Texas Instruments, STMicro, and (soon) Microchip Microcontrollers | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
FreeRTOS is an open source real-time operating system for microcontrollers released under an MIT license, and when it comes to adoption in embedded systems it’s right there near the top with...
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MatchBox LoRaWan Gateway Review – Part 1: Unboxing and Teardown

MatchBox LoRaWan Gateway Review – Part 1: Unboxing and Teardown | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
Last spring, I wrote about MatchX.io MatchBox LoRaWAN gateway with GPS, WiFi, and Ethernet connectivity. The gateway is equipped based on a Mediatek WiFi module running Linux (OpenWrt/LEDE), Semtech chips for the LoRa part, and support up to 65,535 nodes, such as the as well as MatchStick,...
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Netgate SG-3100 is an ARM based pfSense Firewall Appliance

Netgate SG-3100 is an ARM based pfSense Firewall Appliance | Embedded Systems News | Scoop.it
pfSense software is a popular open source firewall distribution based on FreeBSD operating system that is entirely managed via a web interface. Up until recently, FreeBSD would only support x86-64 which limited pfSense to run on Intel or AMD hardware.
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