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  • Tiny ARM+FPGA COM tips, embedded Linux revs up

    Linux on ARMDenx announced a tiny module based on the hybrid Cortex-A9/FPGA Altera Cyclone V SoC, and also released v5.5 of its venerable ELDK embedded Linux platform.

  • HMI-focused ARM9 SBC features 7-inch touchscreen

    Linux on ARMPremier Farnell has introduced a Linux-ready SBC with a 7-inch touchscreen and Atmel ARM9-based CPU module, aimed at HMI applications including home automation.

  • Tiny $14 ARM9 module runs Linux

    Linux on ARMAcme Systems has opened pre-orders at 10 Euros ($14) for a tiny DIY-oriented module called the Arietta G25 built around Atmel’s 400MHz ARM9 SAM9G25 SoC.

  • Geniatech dual-boots Linux with Qt GUI on their AmLogic based Set-top-boxes

    Linux on ARMGeniatech engineer shows how they support dual-booting to some basic Linux from the SD card on several of the Geniatech Android Set-top-boxes, going back to their single-core AmLogic M3 based Set-top-boxes and also to their new ones.

  • Mentor Embedded ARM Hypervisor Automotive Demo on Freescale i.MX6 Board

    Linux on ARMVirtual machines are usually run on server or desktop PC to run several operating systems simultaneous. About 2 years ago, I wrote about an embedded hypervisor running Linux and Android on the Pandaboard develompent board, with the goal of separating home and enterprise operating systems in mobile devices so that enterprise data is safe.

  • MontaVista Linux on ARM

    Linux on ARMMontaVista Software (http://mvista.com) was founded in 1999 to bring the Linux operating system to the embedded device market. From the beginning the goal has been to embrace fully Open Source. MontaVista delivered their first commercial Linux for the embedded market in 1999 and hasn't looked back since.

  • Marvell Unveils ARMADA 1500 Plus (88DE3108) SoC for Android and Linux Smart Video Platforms

    Linux on ARMBuilding on top of it ARMADA 1500 SoC for Google TV, Marvell has recently announced the ARMADA 1500 Plus (88DE3108) HD secure media processor SoCdesigned for smart video products based on Android 4.2.2, and Linux, such as media players, OTT boxes, hybrid set-top boxes and smart TVs.

  • Cloud Media OTT1 Internet Media Player Runs Linux on Cavium ARM11 SoC

    Linux on ARMCloud Media is mostly known for their Linux based Pop Corn Hour media players. but recently they started offered a free media player called FreeOTT via ISPs or Facebook giveaways. This little box gives direct access to online video channels. I reviewed FreeOTT a few months ago, and found the interface to be sluggish (possibly because of my Internet connection), audio was not working on my TV.

  • Linux-enabled kit targets custom SoC developers

    Linux on ARMFaraday Technology has begun shipping a system-on-chip dev kit aimed at developers of custom SoCs. The “SoCreative! IV” kit’s baseboard is built around Faraday’s A380 SoC, which boasts a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 processor, a Faraday-developed RISC core, and a high speed expansion bus for interfacing with FPGA daughtercards, and comes with Linux 3.3 and Android 4.x BSPs.

  • Compact box-PCs take Linux to extremes

    Linux on ARMAxiomtek released two rugged, Linux-ready box computers with IP40 compliance, anti-vibration support, and extended temperature ranges. The tiny rBOX610 is a din-rail computer built around a Freescale ARM9-based i.MX287 processor, featuring CAN buses and isolated Fast Ethernet ports, while the eBOX660-872-FL offers 3rd generation Intel Core processors, four gig-Ethernet ports, and dual display support.

  • Automotive-oriented hypervisor taps ARM TrustZone

    Linux on ARMMentor Graphics announced a small-footprint hypervisor designed for in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) and automotive telematics systems that use its Linux-, Android-, Nucleus-, and AUTOSAR-based automotive middleware. Mentor Embedded Hypervisor supports single- or multi-core AMP and SMP architectures, as well as ARM TrustZone security technology, and can partition devices and memory to prevent unauthorized access.

  • Embedded Linux adds 64bit ARM support with Open Source innovations

    Linux on ARMWind River has expanded the hardware support in its embedded Linux for the latest ARM, Intel, MIPS, and Power architectures as well as updating the kernel, toolchain, and user space for the latest Yocto Project release.

  • Tiny SBC runs Linux on 2GHz TI OMAP SoC

    Linux on ARMISEE announced a highly compact single board computer powered by a 2GHz dual-core Cortex-A15 based Texas Instruments OMAP5432 system-on-chip. The IGEPv5 SBC ships with a Yocto-built Linux stack, but also supports Android, and is packed with I/O including five USB ports, mSATA, microSD, HDMI, DisplayPort, audio in/out, gigabit Ethernet, WiFi and Bluetooth wireless, and more.

  • PicUntu 4.5 installer loads Ubuntu onto Rockchip RK3188 devices

    Linux on ARMPicUntu is a custom version of Ubuntu Linux designed to run on TV boxes and other devices with Rockchip’s ARM-based processors. Now it’s easier to install than ever, offering a way to turn a cheap Android TV box into a full-fledged Linux computer.

  • PicUntu 4.4.3 brings Ubuntu Linux to devices with RK3188 quad-core chips

    Linux on ARMHave an Android tablet or TV box with a Rockchip RK3188 processor, and wish it ran a desktop operating system rather than a mobile OS? A new build of PicUntu is available, bringing the full Ubuntu Linux experience to devices with RK3188 processors.

  • Tiny module runs Linux on Altera ARM+FPGA SoC

    Linux on ARMCritical Link announced a tiny, Linux-ready, SODIMM-style module based on the Altera Cyclone V SX-U672 ARM/FPGA SoC. The MityARM-5CSX builds on the Cyclone V’s mix of FPGA logic and dual-core 800MHz ARM Cortex-A9 processing power, adding two GigE channels, a PCI Express bus, and 145 GPIO lines.

  • ARM Releases Free Industry Standard Development Tools For Its Embedded Linux Community

    Linux on ARMWhat: ARM® has extended the scope of the ARM Development Studio 5 (DS-5™) Community Edition (CE) to provide a fully featured, industry standard, and free-to-use software development environment for ARM Embedded Linux applications.

  • Crystalfontz CFA-10036 ARM9 Embedded Module Running Linux 3.7

    Linux on ARMCrystalfontz America, a supplier of LCD and OLED display modules used in embedded systems, has launched a Kickstarter campaignto fund manufacturing and lower the cost of a system-on-module powered by Freescale i.MX28 featuring a small 128×32 OLED display, and lots of GPIOs.

  • Codethink announced its first generation high-performance power-efficient ARM server, the Baserock™ Slab

    Linux on ARMThe Baserock™ Slab is a multi-processor server featuring 8 quad-core ARMv7-A CPUs running at 1.33GHz and an on-board high-speed network switch fabric with 5Gbit/s between the CPUs and 2x10Gbit/s external. Each compute node gets additional performance with its own dedicated low-latency mSATA solid state drive.

  • VIA Announces VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX Board Based on Freescale i.MX537 Processor

    Linux on ARMVIA Technologies has announced the VIA VAB-800 Pico-ITX board powered by a Freescale i.MX537 (ARM Cortex A8) processor clocked at 800MHz or 1GHz depending on the requirements, with 1GB DDR3-800 SDRAM and support for eMMC Flash with a capacity of up to 64 GB. The VIA VAB-800 is an industrial board that can operate in a wide temperature range and targets high-end industrial and in-vehicle embedded applications.


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