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Linux Powered Industrial IoT Gateway Offers WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, 4G LTE Connectivity

Compulab IOT-GATE-IMX8 is a Debian Linux powered fanless Industrial IoT gateway powered by NXP i.MX 8M Mini processor and specially designed for industrial control and monitoring with optional support for WiFI 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.1, 4G LTE, and GNSS connectivity.

The gateway is equipped with up to 4GB RAM and 128GB eMMC flash, takes variable DC input from 8V to 36V, and operates in a wide temperature range of -40C to 80°C with the company providing a 5-year warranty and 15-year availability.

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Compulab IOT-GATE-IMX8 specifications:

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The company provides either mainline Linux or the full NXP Linux BSP with support for Debian Linux, Yocto Project, and U-Boot, as well as Docker and Microsoft Azure IoT, and OTA updates using Mender. You’ll find hardware and software documentation in the Wiki and product page.

In its minimum configuration, Compulab IOT-GATE-IMX8 industrial IoT gateway is priced at $114 for 1k orders. Compulab is one of the most transparent embedded company when it comes to pricing as you can check out the Pricing and Ordering section on the product page to find out how much each option costs, and the impact of volume on pricing.

If you wish to evaluate the solution, the company provides IOT-GATE-iMX8 Evaluation Kit with a 2GB RAM, 16GB+16GB eMMC flash, and all wireless connectivity options, accessories such as power supply, antennas, and mounting brackets, as well as 45-day support for $545.

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