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Archive for April, 2009

Fanless computer supports 2.53GHz Core 2 Duo

April 27, 2009

Logic Supply announced a Linux-friendly computer that can use Intel's high-performance “Montevina” processors fanlessly, thanks to a case bristling with heat sinks. The SolidLogic GS-L10 has VGA, DVI, and HDMI outputs, includes two gigabit Ethernet ports, and supports hard disk or CompactFlash storage,… (more…)

Linux SBC has CAN do personality

April 27, 2009

Italian embedded vendor QSD Sistemi is shipping a single-board computer (SBC) that runs uClinux on a Freescale Coldfire MCF5329 system-on-chip (SoC). The Q129 board ships with a choice of 5.7- or 7-inch touchscreen displays, and provides Ethernet, USB, serial, and CAN-bus connectivity, says the company. (more…)

Software Development for Google Android Platform

April 27, 2009

Software Development for Google Android Platform

Google Android platform becomes increasingly popular for latest cutting edge embedded system developments. (more…)

Article: Promwad – Low Cost, Rapid Development

April 27, 2009
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Promwad – Low Cost, Rapid Development

April 24, 2009

NEW SERVICE

LOW-COST RAPID DEVELOPMENT

What is it? (more…)

ARM/Linux netbooks attract carrier support

April 24, 2009

AT&T is putting its weight behind netbooks using ARM processors, calling them the “next big step,” according to an article today in EE Times. The carrier has also begun selling four different subsidized netbooks (left) in Atlanta and Philadelphia, with plans to roll them out nationwide. (more…)

T-Mobile sells a million Android phones

April 24, 2009

T-Mobile USA says it has sold more than one million Android-based G1 smartphones since the device's debut last year. The revelation came as part of an earnings announcement earlier this week by parent company Deutsche Telekom, our sister publication eWEEK.com reports. (more…)

Tutorial: Build a Linux web kiosk browser

April 24, 2009

This third installment of Simtec's tutorial series on embedded Linux system development covers the construction of a web browser for a web kiosk system. The tutorial was written by ARM Linux kernel hackers Vincent Sanders and Daniel Silverstone (pictured), both from UK-based embedded firm Simtec… (more…)

Long-haul radio offers open Linux platform

April 23, 2009

Satel announced a “smart radio modem” for long-distance industrial radio communications networks, combining TCP/IP functionality with a Linux development platform. The Satellar Digital System is based on an ARM9 processor, offers a modular design, and has a range of over 10 to 20 kilometers, says Satel. (more…)

Linux development kit supports DPFs and MIDs

April 23, 2009

RMI Corp. announced the availability of a WiFi-enabled hardware/software development kit for digital picture frames (DPFs) and mobile Internet devices (MIDs). The Home Media Player (HMP) Application Development Kit (ADK) is based on RMI's MIPS-architecture Au1250 processor, and includes a Linux Board Support Package (BSP). (more…)

Europe tops global open source survey

April 23, 2009

Red Hat and Georgia Tech have published a study that measures open source activity around the world. The Open Source Index (OSI) is accompanied by an interactive map (pictured) that shows the relative rankings for 75 countries based on their open source software (OSS) activity. (more…)

Android ported to MIPS

April 22, 2009

Linux professional services and consulting firm Embedded Alley (EA) announced it is porting the Linux/Java-based Android platform to the MIPS architecture. Next month, EA will offer a version of the Google-backed Android stack for the MIPS-based RMI Au1250 processor, and target devices ranging from set-top boxes (STBs) to industrial equipment. (more…)

WiFi sharing service gains new Linux routers

April 22, 2009

Fon, which claims to offer the world's largest WiFi sharing community, has updated its Linux-based Fonera WiFi router with updated firmware and a new USB port. Like the earlier Fonera routers, the Fonera 2.0 offers both private and shareable WiFi signals, says the company. (more…)

Fanless automation PC boasts always-on reliability

April 22, 2009

Avalue announced a fanless computer designed for continually running systems, such as point-of-sale (POS) kiosks, automation controllers, or car PCs. The EPS-910 offers an Intel Celeron M clocked at 600MHz, 1GB SDRAM, dual gigabit Ethernet ports, plus ample USB and serial connectivity, the company says. (more…)

Linux STBs star on Amazon HD service

April 22, 2009

Amazon announced that it has upgraded its Video on Demand service to HD (high definition) video. The service supports a number of Linux-based IP STBs (set-top boxes), including various TiVo HD DVRs, Sony's Bravia Internet Video Link, and Roku Netflix Player (pictured), according to eWEEK. (more…)