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.
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
- 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.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.
5 Replies to “Eagleye 530s Board Features Samsung Artik 530s IoT Module, Leverages Raspberry Pi Form Factor”
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.
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.
The “Internet of things” needs to die a quick death.
How does the S5P4418 differ from the Samsung Exynos4412 Cortex-A9 Quad Core as used in multiple HardKernel Odroid boards?
You can find a comparison table between S5P4418 and Exynos 4412 @ https://www.cnx-software.com/2015/10/30/nanopi2-is-a-tiny-board-with-samsung-s5p4418-processor-wifi-and-bluetooth-connectivity/