Eagleye 530s Board Features Samsung Artik 530s IoT Module, Leverages Raspberry Pi Form Factor

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Samsung Artik 530 is a module designed for the Internet of Things based on a quad core Arm Cortex A9 processor, and supporting Ethernet, dual band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, and 802.15.4/Zigbee/Thread connectivity, as well as exposing display and camera interfaces, and of course various I/Os.

The module was launched about one year ago with a developer kit that cost $189 and up, but Samsung has now worked with Seeed Studio to launch a cheaper developer board – called Eagleye – based on the secure version of the module (Artik 530s) and mostly following Raspberry Pi form factor in order to take advantage of its hardware ecosystem.

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Eagleye 530s board specifications:

  • SoC – Unnamed quad core Arm Cortex A9 processor @ 1.2GHz with 3D graphics accelerator
  • System Memory – 1GB DDR3
  • Storage – 4GB eMMC flash, SD card slot
  • Connectivity
    • 802.11a/b/g/n dual band SISO (2.4G/5G)
    •  Bluetooth 4.2(BLE+Classic)
    • Zigbee/Thread 802.15.4
    • Gigabit Ethernet port (RJ45)
  • Video Output – HDMI port
  • Audio – 1x Headphone Jack
  • Camera I/F – 1x MIPI CSI header
  • USB – 2x USB 2.0 type A ports, 1x micro USB OTG Type-B
  • Debugging – 1 x Micro USB UART Type-B
  • Expansion – 40-pin GPIO expansion header compatible with Raspberry Pi
  • Power Supply – 5V via DC jack or micro USB UART connector
  • Dimensions – 87mm x 58.5mm x 20mm
  • Weight – 50g

Some of the add-on boards supported by the board include GrovePi+, ReSpeaker 4-mic array, and other Raspberry Pi HAT boards should also work. I could not find a wiki or software documentation specific to the board yet, but last time I checked, Artik 530 module ran a Fedora image (now switched to Ubuntu 16.04) as explained in Samsung’s Artik 5/7/10 getting started guide.

Eagleye 530s is now up for pre-order for $79 on Seeed Studio with shipping planned for the end of April.

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Based on the features the core is a Samsung/Nexell S5P4418 as on NanoPi M2/M2A which is good news since great kernel support in the meantime.

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Samsung ARTIK 530 migrated from Fedora to Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS at the end of 2017. I am running the Samsung ARTIK Ubuntu release on the ARTIK 530 module, and it works great. It is likely the Eagleye 530s will support and prefer Ubuntu over Fedora.

https://www.artik.io/blog/2017/09/ubuntu-comes-to-artik/

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The “Internet of things” needs to die a quick death.

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How does the S5P4418 differ from the Samsung Exynos4412 Cortex-A9 Quad Core as used in multiple HardKernel Odroid boards?