Forlinx OK335xD Industrial Single Board Computer Supports Android, Linux and WinCE

Forlinx, an embedded systems design and manufacturing company based in Hebei province in China, has announced OK335xD industrial (temperature) single board computer powered by Texas Instruments Sitara AM335X processor, and which appears to be a high-end version of their OK335xS-II SBC with more ports. Potential applications include communication devices, medical equipment, automotive computers, control panels, data acquisition devices, industrial control, industrial automation equipment, and more. OK335xD single board computer is composed of a CPU module (FET335xD), and a baseboard simply called “OK335xD Base Board”. Listed specifications for FET335xD computer-on-module: SoC – Texas Instruments Sitara AM3354 Cortex A8 processor @ 800MHz with PowerVR SGX530 GPU System Memory – 512MB DDR3 Storage – 256MB SLC NAND Flash Interfaces available via CoM connector: 1x USB 2.0 Host; 1x USB2.0 OTG Ethernet Dual Gigabit Ethernet 3x MMC 3x I2C, 2x SPI, 6x UART / IrDA Various GPIO pins 8x ADC 2x CAN LCD Interface Misc – Watchdog (SP706SEN) Power Supply – 5V; PMU – […]

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Forlinx OK335xS-II is a Low Cost Linux and Wince Industrial Board Powered by TI Sitara AM335x Processor

Forlinx Embedded, a company based in Baoding, Hebei, China specializing in embedded systems design and manufacturing, has recently launched OK335xS-II single board computer powered by Texas Instruments AM335x SoC which they claim to be “the cheapest industrial Cortex-A8 board in history” as it sells for as low as 298 RMB or about $48. OK335xS-II board is comprised of a baseboard and a CPU module soldered to the carrier board with the following specifications: SoC – Texas Instruments AM335X ARM Cortex-A8 processor @ 800MHz with PowerVR SGX530 GPU System Memory – 128M DDR3 + micro SD slot Storage – 256MB SLC NAND Flash Display I/F – LCD interface with support for LCD to LVDS and LCD to VGA, and resistive touchscreen interface Connectivity – 1x 100M Ethernet USB – 1x USB 2.0 host, 1x mini USB 2.0 device Serial – 5x serial port (1x debug interface, 4x TTL port) Expansions headers – 5 headers with access to 7x AD (2x for […]

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Toradex Customized Single Board Computers Powered by Freescale Vybrid and i.MX6 Sell for 39 Euros and Up

Toradex has launched what they call “Customized SBCs” (Single Board Computers) comprised of the usual carrier board an computer-on-module (CoM) combination, using their Apalis & Colibri families. The company offers various combination of Freescale i.MX6 and Vybrid VF50 single board computers, with price starting at 39 Euros for 1k order, or 49 Euros for samples. I’ve already featured Toradex Colibri VF50 (and VF61) modules in another post, but to summarize Colibri VF50 is a computer modules based on Freescale Vybrid VF50 ARM Cortex A5 CPU with 64 to 128MB DDR3, and 128MB NAND flash that targets industrial applications requiring long term availability (15 years). VF50 sells as low as 19 Euros per unit for 10k orders. Viola is a new open source hardware carrier board with the following features: Compatible with all Toradex Colibri CoMs External Storage – microSD interface Video – RGB LCD Interface, 4 wire resistive touch interface Connectivity – 10/100 Mbit Ethernet USB – 2x USB Host […]

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Geniatech Announces Dragon Board Industrial SBCs Powered by Amlogic Dual and Quad Core Processors

Not to be confused these DragonBoards, Geniatech has announced two industrial single board boards, namely Dragon Board I and Dragon Board II, respectively powered by Amlogic AML8726-MX dual core Cortex A9 SOC, and S801/S802/M805 quad core Cortex A9r4 SoC, and targeting applications such as digital signage player, and display applications for the hospitality industry. Let’s go through the specifications of both boards: SoC Dragon Board I (DB I) – Amlogic AML8726-MX dual core ARM Cortex A9 @ 1.5GHz with Mali-400MP2 GPU Dragon Board II (DB II) – Amlogic S802 quad core ARM Cortex A9r4 @ 2GHz with Mali-450MP6 GPU System Memory DB I – 1GB (1600Mbps data rate) DB II – 2GB (1600Mbps data rate) Storage – 4GB NAND flash (up to 32GB as option), micro SD card slot, SATA interface Video I/O Common – HDMI output, LVDS, and CVBS. DB I only – VGA DB II only – HDMI input  and MIPI interface Audio I/O – 3.5mm headphone jack and […]

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Snapdragon 600 based IFC6410 Development Board is Available for $75 For a Limited Time

Despite their popularity with tablets and smartphones, I don’t see much developer community around Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, and only a few low cost development boards. One of them is Inforce Computing IF6410 pico-ITX board powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 (APQ8064) quad core processor with 2GB RAM, 4GB eMMC flash, Gb Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, SATA,  micro HDMI and LVDS video outputs, etc.., that normally sells for just $149. But the company is having a promotion for $75 with the coupon code “makerfaire” until May 18, or until the 500 units they’ve reserved are sold out. Shipping is not included in the price, and you’ll have to add about $50 for Fedex delivery (It may be cheaper in the US) for a total of about $125, which still probably makes it the cheapest “Cortex A15 class” board that you can get. The board appears to only officially support Android, and if you want to run a Linux distribution you may need to […]

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Compulab CM-T54 Computer-on-Module Powered by Texas Instruments OMAP5432

CompuLab has introduced CM-T54 Computer-on-Module (CoM) powered by Texas Instruments OMAP5432 SoC with dual ARM Cortex-A15 CPU @ 1.5GHz coupled with Imagination Technologies PowerVR SGX544 GPU. The module also features up to up to 4GB DDR3,  up-to 64GB eMMC, and provides Ethernet, SATA, USB 3.0 interfaces among others. Target applications include digital signage, industrial media players and IPTV. CM-T54 specifications: SoC – Texas Instruments OMAP5432 dual Cortex-A15 @ 1.5GHz with PowerVR SGX544 GPU, 2x Cortex M4 cores, IVA-HD video subsystem and TMS320DM64 32-bit DSP core System Memory – 512MB – 4GB DDR3-1066, single / dual-channel 32-bit data bus Storage – Up to 64GB eMMC flash, SATA II interface, 3.0 Gbps, Up to 3x MMC/SD/SDIO (3V levels) up to 32GB each. Display Parallel 24-bit display. Up to 1920×1080 @ 60Hz HDMI 1.4. Up to 1920×1080 @ 60Hz MIPI/DSI (4x lanes) @ 1Gbps Optional LVDS. Up to 1920×1080 @ 60Hz Support for three independent displays Optional TSC2046 touchscreen controller Supports 4-wire resistive  […]

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Avalue ECM-DX2 3.5″ Single Board Computer Features DM&P Vortex86DX2 SoC

Avalue Technology, a company specialized in industrial and embedded single board computers, has recently announced ECM-DX2 3.5” single board computer (SBC) micro module powered by DM&P Vortex86DX2 SoC with up to 1GB RAM, support for LVDS, TTL, and VGA video outputs, SATA, dual Ethernet, and more. The board targets embedded applications such as industrial controls & automation, the railway industry, cleantech, transportation/vehicle construction and aviation applications. Avalue ECM-DX2 specifications: SoC – DM&P Vortex86DX2 single core @ 800 MHz with integrated graphics and chipset System Memory – 1GB DDR2 Memory Storage – 1 x SATA II, 1x CompactFlash Type I/II socket, and 2MB SPI (Flash BIOS). Expansion –  PC/104 Expansion (8/16-bit ISA), 1 x Mini PCIe Card I/O MIO – 2 x RS-232, 2 x RS-232/422/485, 1 x PS2 K/B & Mouse USB – 2 x USB 2.0 DIO – 4-bit GPI, 4-bit GPO Display Resolution – VGA Mode: 1280 x 1024 @ 60Hz, LVDS Mode: 1024 x 768 @ 60Hz Multiple […]

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Avalue ECM-KA SBC Powered by AMD Embedded G-Series Dual and Quad Core SoCs

Avalue Technology, a Taiwanese company manufacturing industrial and embedded single board computer, has recently announced a 3.5” SBC (single board computer) micro module, labeled ECM-KA, powered by AMD Embedded G-Series SoCs. The board will feature GX-415GA Quad-core SoC by default, with GX-217GA (1.6GHz), and GX-210HA (1.0GHz) dual core SoCs as options. The board targets the embedded market with applications such as industrial controls & automation, gaming (e.g. slot machine, aracade), thin clients, retail/ digital signage, SMB storage server, surveillance, medical, communication, entertainment, and data acquisition. ECM-KA Specifications: SoC – AMD Embedded G-Series Quad-core GX-415GA @ 1.5GHz SoC with on-chip Radeon HD 8400E GPU (Optional GX-217GA 1.6GHz/ GX-210HA 1.0GHz) System Memory – One 204-pin DDR3 SODIMM Socket Supports Up to 8GB DDR3 1600 SDRAM Storage – 2x SATA III and SSD One CompactFlash Type I/II Socket (Support InnoDisk CF-SATA). Expansion – 1x Mini PCIe (mSATA Supported) I/O MIO –  1 x RS-232, 1x RS-232/422/485, 1x K/B & Mouse USB – 2x […]

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