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STMicro Releases Linux based STM32 MCU Development Tools

February 10th, 2016 3 comments

Until a few years ago, most development tools for micro-controllers were only available for Windows, but as Linux gained popularity among developers and engineers, community of developers designed development tools running in Linux, but only a few companies are providing tools that run on Linux operating systems. The good news is that STMicro has just announced the release of STM32CubeMX configurator and System Workbench for STM32, for both Linux and Windows, with Mac OS supporting coming on Q2 2016.

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Developped by Ac6 embedded systems company, System Workbench for STM32 relies on Eclipse IDE, supports the ST-LINK/V2 debugging tool under Linux through an adapted version of the OpenOCD project, and can be used with various STMicro STM32 boards including Nucleo boards, Discovery kits, and other Evaluation boards.

You can give it a try by visiting OpenSTM32 Community, but for some reasons they ask you to register before accessing the installation instructions. If you already have a recent Eclipse installed, and you easily , and otherwise the best way is to use the installer (install_sw4stm32_linux_64bits-v1.3.run) that will install all required components.STM32_System_Workbench_Installation

You can then launch Eclipse that you should be installed in ~/Ac6/SystemWorkbench/eclipse.

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$98 Geek Force Mediatek MT7623 Router Board Features 6 GbE Ports, 3 mPCIe Slots for WiFi, 3G, or LTE (Crowdfunding)

February 8th, 2016 18 comments

We’ve seen a few interesting and relatively powerful router board launched last year, with the likes of MQMaker WiTi or Turris Omnia, AsiaRF has now designed Geek Force board powered by Mediatek MT7623N/MT7623A quad core network processor combined with 2GB RAM, six Gigabit Ethernet ports, and optional 802.11ac and 3G connectivity via the three mPCIe slots available on the board. The board also features two HDMI ports, and supports multimedia capabilities such as H.264, MPEG-2, or VC-1 hardware video decoding.

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Geek Force board preliminary specifications:

  • SoC – MediaTek MT7623A or MT7623N quad-core ARM Cotex-A7 @ 1.3GHz with Mali-450MP GPU (MT7623N only)
  • System Memory – 2GB DDR3
  • Storage – 2GB eMMC or NAND Flash + SD card slot up to 128 GB, and maybe SATA via the mPCIe slots
  • Connectivity – 6 Gigabit Ethernet ports (WAN / LAN behavior defined by firmware), 802.11 b/g/n WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0 via MT6625L with IPEX antenna connector for WiFi and Bluetooth, and optional 802.11ac WiFi and/or 3G via mPCIe slots.
  • Video – 2x HDMI, 1x RCA video, MIPI DSI
  • Audio – HDMI, and optical S/PDIF input and output ports
  • USB – 1x USB 3.0 port, 1x USB 2.0 host port, 1x micro USB OTG port
  • Expansion
    • 3x mini PCIe
    • 26-pin “Raspberry Pi” header,
    • 10-pin PCM header
    • 10-pin SPI0 header
    • 6-pin Apple Auth CP (I2C) connector
    • 10-pin I2C + I2S header
    • Power header
  • Debugging – 1x 20-pin JTAG connector, 4-pin UART1 connector for serial console
  • Misc – IR receiver, power switch, 1x user switch
  • Power – 12V
  • Dimensions – N/A

The board will support OpenWrt, Android, and Ubuntu Snappy operating systems, likely on top of Linux 3.10 kernel. The SoC also features hardware NAT, hardware QoS, and hard crypto engine, which should all be supported by the board. While the specs indicates either MT7623A or M7623N processor might be used, the pictures shows MT7623N used in combination with MT7530B Ethernet switch. MT7623A embeds the Ethernet switch on-chip, but lacks a GPU, and has less video interfaces.

Geek_Force_Board_BottomApart from the specifications however, the company has not shared much technical information so far, not shown any demos, but I’ve been told a video should come after Chinese New Year holidays. Some parts of the specs are also unclear, for example whether the video interfaces are only output, or if some are input, and it’s not 100% clear the mPCIe slots also support SATA.Potential applications include Internet router, enterprise access point, home security system, home automation gateway, NAS, switch control processor, etc…

AsiaRF has launched a flexible funding Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for production. A $98 pledge should get you a Geek Force board with a power adapter and a “pigtail plus” antenna. There are also various other rewards for 802.11ac, 3G or 4G LTE mini PCie cards add-ons, up to $192 for a Geek Force board with 4G LTE worldwide, and 802.11ac WiFi. Shipping added $30 to the destinations I tried, and delivery is scheduled for June 2016.

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BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition Tablet is the First Ubuntu “Convergence” Device

February 5th, 2016 2 comments

Three years ago, Canonical unveiled their plan to develop Ubuntu for Tablets with support for both tablet mode and full desktop convergence, but development took longer than expected, and in the meantimes some companies launched tablets without real mobile / desktop convergence, such as Cube i7-CM or Mastermind UT One, non of which were really successful. However, with the upcoming Ubuntu 16.04 “Xenial Xerus” LTS release, Canonical has worked it out, and the company cooperated with BQ to develop Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition tablet the feature both mobile and desktop modes.

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BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu edition specifications:

  • SoC – MediaTek MT8163A ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor @ 1.5 GHz with ARM Mali-T720MP2 GPU
  • System Memory – 2GB RAM
  • Storage – 16GB storage + microSD card slot for up to 64GB of removable storage
  • Display – 10.1″ muitoutch screen; 1920×1200 resolution
  • Video Output – micro HDMI output
  • Audio – Frontal speakers, 3.5mm audio jack, FM radio
  • Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS
  • Camera – 12MP (or 8MP) camera with auto-focus and dual flash, and
  • USB – micro USB OTG port
  • Sensors – Light, accelerometer, eCompass
  • Battery – 7,280 mAh Li-Po battery
  • Dimensions – 246 x 171 x 8.2mm
  • Weight – 470 grams

Ubuntu_Tablet_Desktop_ModeWhile you are on the go, the device will feature a mobile-based full touch interface, but if you connect a keyboard or/and mouse via Bluetooth or USB the same desktop mode as you use on your computer or laptop will automatically be enabled, and you can connect the tablet to a monitor or TV via the micro HDMI port for a full PC experience.

Canonical explains the Ubuntu will support “responsive applications developed for both touch and point/click input and which re-shape to whichever UI is being displayed”, and they will be accessible from a “ingle application store with a range of compatible third party services”. So I guess that means apps also need to be ported to fully support both mobile and desktop environments, and it’s not clear what’s the status of the ports so far. However, the company claims porting app is very easy:

Third party developers will be able to easily create new Ubuntu applications which only need to be developed once but which can be available and used across all Ubuntu interfaces.  The Ubuntu SDK provides the fundamental tools developers need to make their apps easy to adapt and run on any display. When you see your application on the phone and then use that application on the desktop, it is the exact same code running each application. Ubuntu does not need to know if the app is coded for a mobile or desktop display rather it is the application that surfaces the appropriate interface depending on which display is required.

BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Edition will start selling on Q2 2016, likely after the official release of Ubuntu 16.04 scheduled for the end of April. The price is unknown, but for reference BQ Aquaris M10 Full HD tablet, running Android 5.1, is currently selling for 259.90 Euros on BQ’s website.

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Hardkernel ODROID-C2 64-Bit ARM Development Board to Sell for $40 Next Month

February 3rd, 2016 51 comments

We previously knew ODROID-C2 was in development thanks to a document and source code from Amlogic themselves. We did not have the full details at the time, and Amlogic’s document even got the RAM capacity wrong. Hardkernel has finally announced ODROID-C2 development board based on Amlogic S905 will be selling on March 2016 for $40, and released specifications and some photos.

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ODROID-C2 specifications:

  • SoC – Amlogic S905 quad core cortex-A53 processor with 3+2 cores Mali-450 GPU
  • System Memory – 2GB DDR3 SDRAM
  • Storage – eMMC module socket with 8, 16, 32, or 64GB module by Toshiba or Sandisk + micro SD slot supporting UHS-1 SD cards.
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.0
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet (Realtek RTL8211F)
  • USB – 4x USB 2.0 host ports + micro USB OTG port
  • Expansion Header
    • 40-pin header with GPIO, I2C, UART, and ADC ; All I/Os are 3.3V, except ADC that is limited to 1.8V.
    • I2S interface
  • Debugging – Serial console port (3.3V)
  • Misc – Status & power LEDs, IR receiver, boot selector, power jumper
  • Power Supply –  5V/2A DC input via 0.8mm/2.5mm power barrel, or micro USB port (selectable via jumper)
  • Power Consumption – Less than 500mA in most cases, and up to 2A with USB peripherals
  • Dimensions – 85 x 56mm (Same as ODROID-C1+)

ODROID-C2_BoardThe board will ship with a heatsink covering most of the board, and the company will provide Ubuntu 16.04 and Android 5.1 Lollipop images and source code based on Linux kernel 3.14 LTS. Beside having the same dimensions as ODROID-C1+, the board layout look identical to me so any enclosure and accessories for the 32-bit board should probably be mechanically and electrically compatible with ODROID-C2, except if you need an SPI interface or the internal RTC both of which are lacking on Amlogic S905.

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You can already find some hardware and software documentation on ODROID-C2 wiki, as well as the Android 5.1.1 firmware image.

ODROID-C2 board production will start on February 15, 2016, you’ll be able to purchase the board on March 2, 2016 for US$40 + shipping fees, and actual shipping is scheduled for March 4, 2016.

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MINIX NGC-1 Braswell Mini PC Runs Windows 10 or Ubuntu

January 31st, 2016 14 comments

MINIX showcased some unnamed Braswell mini PCs at IFA 2015 last September, but since then the company has been pretty quiet about their new Intel based mini PCs. The good news is that MINIX NGC-1 will be launched in about two weeks with an Intel Celeron N3150 quad core “Braswell” processor coupled with 4GB RAM, and 128GB M.2 SSD, and beside running Windows 10 64-bit, it will also support Ubuntu.

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MINIX NGC-1 specifications:

  • SoC – Intel Celeron N3150 quad-core processor @ 1.6 GHz / 2.08 GHz (Turbo) with 2MB L2 cache, and Intel HD graphics with 12EU (4W SDP / 6W TDP)
  • System Memory – 4GB DDR3L
  • Storage – 128 M.2 SSD
  • Video Output – HDMI 1.4 up to 4K @ 30 Hz, and mini DisplayPort
  • Audio I/O – HDMI, 3.5mm stereo jack (microphone + headphone), and optical S/PDIF
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11ac WiFi and Bluetooth 4.2 with two external antennas
  • USB – 3x USB 3.0 host ports on front panel
  • Misc – Kensington lock
  • Power Supply – 12V/3A

We also know the mini PC has a fanless design.
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Braswell and Cherry Trail processors have similar performance, but if you check the features’ comparison between Atom x7-Z8700 and Celeron N3150, you’ll find the Braswell processor has more PCIe lanes, USB 3.0 ports, and natively supports SATA 6Gb/s.

Tech Connect noticed the mini PC at CES 2016 and shot a short video.

MINIX did not provide pricing information yet, but another CES video mentions the price should be $399. Since the product will launch in about two weeks, we shall find out the exact price soon.

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Autonomous Deep Learning Robot Features Nvidia Jetson TK1 Board, a 3D Camera, and More

January 25th, 2016 No comments

Autonomous, a US company that makes smart products such as smart desks, virtual reality kits and autonomous robots, has recently introduced a deep learning robot that comes with a 3D camera, speaker and microphone, Jetson TK1 board, and a mobile base.

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The robot appears to be mostly made of the shelves parts:

  • 3D Depth camera – Asus Xtion Pro 3D Depth Camera
  • Speaker & Microphone
  • Nvidia Jetson TK1 PM375 board – Nvidia Terra K1 quad-core Cortex A15 processor @ 2.3 GHz with a 192-core Kepler GPU, 2GB RAM, 16 GB flash
  • Kobuki Mobile Base –  Kobuki is the best mobile base designed for education and research on state of the art robotics. Kobuki provides power supplies for external computer power as well as additional sensors and actuators. Its highly accurate odometry, amended by calibrated gyroscope, enables precise navigation.

The robot is designed for research in deep learning and mobile robotics, and comes with Ubuntu, Caffe, Torch, Theano, cuDNN v2, and CUDA 7.0, as Robot Operating System (ROS) set of open source software libraries and tools.

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Kobuki Base

While there’s virtually no documentation at all on the product page, I’ve been told that the robot was built on top of TurtleBot open source robot, and re-directed to tutorials available via TurtleBot Wiki, as well useful resources for deep learnings frameworks such as Caffe and Torch, and Google TensorFlow Tutorials.

Autonomous Deep Learning Robot sells for $999 with manual charging, or $1048 with a self-charging dock.

Thanks to Nanik for the tip!

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Review of EzeeCube Media Hub and Private Cloud Server

January 15th, 2016 2 comments

EzeeCube is a Linux Kodi based media hub powered by Freescale i.MX6 Quad processor that includes a 1 or 2 TB hard drive by default and is expandable with extra 2TB hard drive modules that you simply stack on top of each other to get up to 10TB storage. I had a look at EzeeCube hardware last October, but due to one issue with the Android app that prevents syncing pictures between my phone and the hard drive on the device, one of the key selling point of the system, I decided to postpone the review. EzeeCube developers finally found a workaround in early December, but as I was busy with other tasks and the end of year holidays, I only managed to finally review the device in the last few days.

Initial Setup

The first thing that you go through after connecting all cables, and powering up the media hub is the setup wizard that starts with a welcome screen.

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You’ll be asked to select wireless network, but if you have connected an Ethernet cable, you can skip that step as you’ll already have network access.
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In the next screen, you’ll be ask to download EzeeSync app for iOS or Android.

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You can do so by scanning the QR on your TV with your mobile phone, or go to the Google Play Store or iTunes.

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While you are still in the box wizard, you’ll need to go through the app wizard by inputting your First and Last name, and whether you want to keep your pictures and contact synced with the box.

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Once this is done, you’ll be asked to pair your phone with your EzeeCube by scanning a QR code that will show on the TV, or input manually the information about your IP address and device ID, both of which are also shown on the screen. Finally, the app will sync all your pictures, if you have chosen to do so, between your phone and the hard drive in the device. I had over 1,000 pictures, and it worked well.

EzeeCube_Setup_CompleteClick on Done, you’ll nowaccess the main menu, and you are mostly done with the setup.

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For some reasons, most systems with wizards don’t handle the time zone setting, which always have to be done manually. In EzeeCube, you need to go to Settings->Appearance->International and set your Timezone country, and possibly Timezone if your country happens to have multiple timezones.

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There may be some other options, which such as audio setup for audio pass-through for your AV receiver, but if you are familiar with Kodi, it’s exactly the same as usual.

User Interface

Now I’ll quickly show the user interface for all mains section, and see how photos are presented to the user.

Photos and videos are using the same menu with Album, Faces, Location and Dates on the top, and a pictures add-ons, Pictures list, and other pictures path.

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I don’t have albums, I did not sync any contacts so faces could not be used, Location did not seem to sort anything either (and I don’t always have GPS enabled in my phone), so I decided to sort the pictures by “Dates”.

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And overall it’s very disappointing. For some reasons the pictures were imported with very long names, and there are not grouped by date at all with the first two pictures being shot in December 2015, the other in July 2015, and then it all mixed up. When you click on one picture it will start a slideshow with some animations, but the date sort is just not working for me.

Music has a similar user interface but with different icons and functions on the top row, and just an Add Music options in the main section.

EzeeCube_MusicIt’s about the same for movies and TV shows.

EzeeCube_Movies_TV_ShowsThe “Apps” shortcuts is for what is known as Add-ons in Kodi.

EzeeCube_Apps_Add-onsI tried YouTube app, and it asked me whether I wanted to setup language and location the first time. I clicked on OK and set the location to Thailand, but since Thai script is not supported by EzeeCube and the city selection would only show rectangles. So I cancel this part, and I stream YouTube videos just fine.

PVR and Contacts sections were not active in my firmware, and the Settings section is very similar to Kodi, but with some interesting new features that I’ll cover below.

Video Playback

Before starting video playback, I configured EzeeCube to provide the best experience for my system by setting:

  1. Video->Playback->Adjust display refresh rate to On start / stop, so that 24 fps video would be played at 24 Hz on my television for example, and this worked well
  2. Setup the audio for pass-through to Onkyo TX-NR363 AV receiver with DTS HD and Dolby TrueHD enabled as shown below.
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I played all videos using a SAMBA share over Ethernet, starting with some of Linaro media samples (1080p only, except for Real Media where the videos is 720p):

  • H.264 codec / MP4 container (Big Buck Bunny) – OK
  • MPEG2 codec / MPG container –  OK
  • MPEG4 codec, AVI container – OK
  • VC1 codec (WMV) – OK
  • Real Media (RMVB / RV10), 720p / 5Mbps – Won’t play
  • WebM / VP8 – Somewhat watchable but with some short slowdowns at times
  • H.265 codec / MPEG TS container – Not smooth, artifacts, audio cuts (H.265 is not supported by Freescale i.MX6’s VPU)

I’ve then tested audio pass through via HDMI:

  • AC3 / Dolby Digital 5.1
    • First try – Device hangs with image stuck and HDMI icon blinking on AV receiver LCD display
    • Second try – OK
  • E-AC-3 / Dolby Digital+ 5.1 – OK
  • Dolby Digital+ 7.1
    • First try – Device hangs with black screen and HDMI icon still on AV receiver
    • Second try – OK
  • Dolby TrueHD 5.1 – OK
  • Dolby TrueHD 7.1 – OK
  • Dolby Atmos 7.1 – OK (Dolby TrueHD 7.1)
  • DTS HD Master – OK
  • DTS HD High Resolution – OK

When the device hung, I had to power cycle it. However, if you just turn off the power, and power it on a few seconds later the device won’t boot, and it looks like you may want to wait until the green LED on the power supply turns off, which takes about a minute or so, before being able to start EzeeCube again. There may be some potential stability issues with Onkyo TX-NR636 receiver, but when it works HDMI audio pass-through appears to be working well.

I’ve also tested some videos with various bitrates:

  • ED_HD.avi – Plays but with massive audio delay (a few seconds).
  • big_buck_bunny_1080p_surround.avi (1080p H.264 – 12 Mbps) – OK
  • h264_1080p_hp_4.1_40mbps_birds.mkv (40 Mbps) – OK
  • hddvd_demo_17.5Mbps_1080p_VC1.mkv (17.5Mbps) – OK

I’ve skipped the 120 Mbps since Ethernet was connected to my Gigabit switch at Fast Ethernet speeds despite Gigabit claimed in the specs. 4K is not supported by Freescale i.MX6 processor, so I skipped this test too.

Other Features

EzeeCube also has some other features seldom found on other media device I’ve tested so far. We can find most of them within the Android app.
EzeeSync_App_OwnCloud-KodiYou root user and password will allow you to connect to the box via SSH, and FTP or SAMBA, as well as credentials for ownCloud server running on the device, and Kodi. I had no problem connecting to the device via SSH, and my Ubuntu computer found EzeeCube device while browsing the network.

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However after trying root, and kodi username and password a few times, I always end with the same error message after login: “Unable to access location SSH program unexpectedly exited”. So SAMBA did not work either for now.

Then I tried ownCloud, after upgrading my computer ownCloud client to version 2.0 to support multiple accounts, and adapted the  Windows instructions to try to connect to EzeeCube ownCloud server, but again the ownCloud client refused to connect even before I could input the user and password.

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That’s depressing, but eventually I was able to use one neat feature: Web browser interface that let’s you control your system to play online or local videos, listen to music, adjust the volume and so on.

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Settings also allows you to configure media file synchronization exactly how you want by selecting the folders or contact to synchronize, and what type of media (photos, videos, contacts, albums..) you want to sync.

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There’s also a software remote that works reasonably well to control and access your movies, music, TV shows, and photos.

Conclusion

I really like EzeeCube hardware as it feels and looks of good quality, despite the now low to mid range specs, and the whole concept of having a hub for your all media files that you can store privately at home by stacking from 1 TB up to 10 TB storage as you see fit. Video playback is decent, and having automatic frame rate switching as well as DTS-HD and Dolby TrueHD audio pass-through working is good to have in a media player, but I had some stability issues with pass-through, and the latest standard like 4K and H.265 are not supported. Features like cloud storage, SAMBA, web interface, etc.. installed right out of the box should make it easy to use, but in my case I had too many issues and SAMBA and ownCloud would just not work.

So overall I like the concept very much, but the execution was disappointing. Now as a silver lining, I’m not exactly the typical user for this device, as I’m using a computer running Ubuntu 14.04 and a Chinese branded Android smartphone, while the company likely focused its development and testing with Windows and  Mac OS users, as well as popular smartphones from Samsung and Apple for example.

I’d like to thanks the company for sending a unit for review. You can purchase EzeeCube with 1TB internal hard drive, as reviewed here, for $399, and selecting a 2TB drive brings the price to $449. 2TB add-ond hard drives and the Blu-ray drive, all stackable on top of EzeeCube cost $199 per unit.

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MJ Technology Ubuntu 16.04 Tablets are Powered by Intel Atom x7-Z8700 Processor

January 15th, 2016 6 comments

A company called MJ Technology is planning to launch Ubuntu tablets powered by an Intel Atom x7 Cherry Trail quad core processor with 4GB RAM,  64 GB RAM, and 8.9″ or 10.1″ full HD displays.

MJ_Technology_Ubuntu_TabletMJ Tech Ubuntu tablets specifications:

  • SoC – Intel Atom x7-Z8700 quad core processor up to 2.40 GHz with Intel HD  Gen8 graphics
  • System Memory – 4GB LPDDR3 RAM (2x2GB)
  • Storage – 64GB Internal + micro SD Slot up to 128GB
  • Display – 8.9″ and 10.1″ HD IPS display (1920×1200) with 10 point multi-touch
  • Video Output – micro HDMI
  • Audio – HDMI, 3.5mm headphone jack, and 2x 2W speakers
  • Connectivity – Dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0
  • USB –  1 x USB 2.0 host port, 1x USB 3.0 host port, 1 x micro USB port
  • Camera – 8MP front facing camera, and 13MP rear camera
  • Expansion – Internal mini PCI-Express slot with external access
  • Sensors – G Sensor,Compass,Gyroscope, GPS
  • Battery – 8.9″: 7500mAh, 10.1″: 8500mAh
  • Battery Life – 8.9″: 7-8 hours (200 hours on standby), 10.1″: 8-9 hours (200 hours on standby)
  • Dimensions & Weight – N/A

Ubuntu_16.04_tabletThe company claims in a comment on their Facebook post that the tablet runs Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus), despite the version only planned for release on April 2016, so that means it’s currently running an Alpha version of the operating system, but there’s a reason for that.

A concern with Bay Trail and Cherry Trail processors is that Intel does not put much efforts into getting Linux to work on these platform so things like audio output (HDMI or ) or wireless connectivity may not work out of the specs, and the product manufacturer would have to work on making it work properly. For example, the first version of Rikomagic MK36S LE mini PC with an Intel Atom x5 processor won’t support HDMI audio.

The company plans to launch the Ubuntu tablets via a crowdfunding campaign that will start on January 18, 2016 with shipping scheduled for June 2016, which explains the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS claim. The tablets are also listed on their website for $349 and $399 for respectively the 8.9″ and 10″ versions, but it’s not possible to pre-order yet.  Bear in mind that there’s no address or telephone number on the company website, and only renders of the tablets are available, but the company is promising “numerous videos” on the crowdfunding page, so hopefully we’ll see some actual demos in the next few days. [Update: There are some pictures if you scroll down on the Facebook, and also a 6 month old video shows the Ubuntu tablet prototype]

There’s also a separate rumor that Canonical will unveil an Ubuntu tablet made by BQ Readers, and allegedly currently codenamed Frieza,  at Mobile World Congress 2016 that will take place on February 22 – 25, but I could not find any actual detail or confirmation about this hardware.

Via Softpedia (Thanks to Nanik)

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