VersaLogic Harrier Credit-Card Sized Computer is Powered by Intel Atom E3930/E3950 Processor

Back in 2016, we wrote about VersaLogic Osprey industrial and military-grade computer based on Intel Atom Bay Trail processor, and slightly larger than a credit card. The company is now back with an upgrade with many of the same features, and the exact form factor, but VersaLogic Harrier comes with a choice of more powerful dual-core and quad-core E39xx Apollo Lake processors. VersaLogic Harrier (VL-EPU-4011) board specifications: SoC – Intel Atom E3930 dual-core @ 1.3 GHz or E3950 quad-core @ 1.6 GHz Apollo Lake processor with Intel HD Graphics 505 System Memory – 2GB or 8GB ECC-DDR3L (soldered) Storage 8GB or 32GB eMMC flash MicroSD slot SATA 2.0 port with latching connector mSATA via mini-PCIe slot Display Single-channel 18/24-bit LVDS up to 1024×768 @ 60Hz 1x mini-DisplayPort++ with HDMI and audio support up to 4096×2160 Connectivity – 2x Gigabit Ethernet ports with latching connector, network boot option on one of the ports. USB – 1x USB 3.0, 4x USB 2.0 …

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Allwinner Unveils A40i/A40pro and A60i/A60pro Industrial & Military Grade Processors

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Allwinner A20 dual core Cortex A7 processor was/is one of the most popular Allwinner SoCs thanks to its low cost, the availability of interfaces such as SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI 1.4, and multimedia support with H.264 encoding and decoding. The company has now introduced new processors that build upon A20, but working in industrial and military temperature ranges, and compliant with various standards (TBD). Allwinner A40i & A40pro The first two models are quad core Cortex A7 processors with A40i being the industrial version, and A40pro the military grade one. Both share most of the same specifications: CPU – 4x Arm Cortex A7 @ 1.2 GHz GPU – Mali-400 MP2 Memory I/F – DDR2/DDR3/LPDDR2/LPDDR3 up to 3GB RAM Storage I/F – 32-bit NAND, eMMC, SD card, SPI NOR flash, SPI NAND flash, 1x SATA Video Engine Decoder – Multi-format decoder up to 1080p60 Encoder – H.264 encoder up to 1080p45 Video I/F Output – 1x HDMI, 4x TVOUT, 2x 4-lane …

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Cheap Evil Tech – WiFi Deauther V2.0 Board and Autonomous Mini Killer Drones

Most technological advances usually improve life of people, and with the costs coming down dramatically over the years, available to more people. But technology can be used for bad, for example by governments and some hackers. Today, I’ve come across two cheap hardware devices that could be considered evil. The first one is actually pretty harmless and can be use for education, but disconnects you from your WiFi, which may bring severe physiological trauma to some people, but should not be life threatening, while the other is downright scary with cheap targeted killing machines. WiFi Deauther V2.0 board Specifications for this naughty little board: Wireless Module based on ESP8266 WiSoC USB – 1x Micro USB type changed, more stable. Expansion – 17-pin header with 1x ADC, 10x GPIOs, power pins Misc – 1x power switch,  battery status LEDs Power Supply 5 to 12V via micro USB port Support for 18650 battery with charging circuit (Over-charge protection, over-discharge protection) Dimensions – …

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BioDigitalPC Credit Card Sized Pluggable Computer Fits into Desktop Docks, AIO Monitors, Datacenters-in-a-Suitcase, and More

We’ve seen in the past at last two projects development CPU cards aimed for easy upgrade a replacement, starting with EOMA-68 standard currently with products based on ARM processors and mostly targeting the consumer market, followed more recently by Intel Compute Card that focuses on the smart devices and enterprise markets. But I’ve recently found out a third company has been doing pluggable CPU cards for a little while: Arnouse Digital Device Corporation (ADDC) with their BioDigitalPC cards designed for the military and small businesses, and pluggable into desktop docks, phones, all-in-one monitors, and even portable datacenters that fit into a suitcase. The company also has “reader boards” that you can integrate into your own products / enclosures. Everything is shown in the diagram below. The latest generation (Gen 9) of BioDigitalPC cards are based on Intel Atom Bay Trail-I single, dual or quad core processors with 2 to 8 GB DDR3, 32 to 128 GB SSD, four USB 2.0 …

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VersaLogic Osprey is an Industrial & Military Grade Intel Bay Trail Single Board Computer

Versalogic Osprey “Embedded Processing Unit” (EPU) is a single board computer powered by Intel Bay Trail-I CPU modules with 2 to 4GB RAM, up to 8GB flash, dual Gigabit Ethernet, two mini PCIe slots, working at industrial temperatures (-40 to 85°C),  and compliant with MIL-STD-202G military standard for shocks and vibrations. VersaLogic Osprey VL-EPU-3311 specifications: SoC Intel Atom E3845 quad core processor @ 1.91GHz with Intel HD graphics or Intel Atom E3827 dual core processor @ 1.75GHz with Intel HD graphics or Intel Atom E3815 single core processor @ 1.46GHz with Intel HD graphics System Memory – 2GB or 4GB DDR3L (soldered) Storage 8GB eMMC flash with E3845 model; 4GB eMMC flash with E3827 model; no flash for E3815 model MicroSD slot SATA 2.0 port with latching connector mSATA via mini-PCIe slot Display Single-channel 18/24-bit LVDS up to 1024×768 @ 60Hz Dual mini-DisplayPort++ with HDMI and audio support up to 2560×1600 Connectivity – 2x Gigabit Ethernet ports with latching connector, …

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Rosie is a Military Grade Embedded mini PC Powered by Nvidia Tegra X1 Processor

Rosie, who also goes under the less fancy name ESG501, is a rugged embedded computer made by Connect Tech, powered by Nvidia Tegra X1 octa-core 64-bit ARM processor, compliant with MIL-STD 810g and DO-160G certifications for shock and vibrations, and IP67/IP68 ingress protection ratings for dust- and water-proofness. Rosie ESG501 specifications: SoC – NVIDIA Tegra X1 octa core Cortex A57/A53 processor @ with  256-Core Maxwell GPU System Memory – 4GB LPDDR4 Storage – 16GB eMMC Video Output – 1x HDMI Type A Video Inputs – 4 x Parallel or CSI-2/MIPI camera sensor inputs via SMA connectors Connectivity – 2x Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000) RJ-45 ports, 802.11ac 2×2 WiFi, and Bluetooth 4.0 (up to 24Mbps) with two antennas USB – 2x USB 2.0 Type A port Serial – 1x RS-232 with Modem (TX/RX/RTS/CTS) Power Supply – +9V to +36V Dimensions 163.6mm x 108.0mm x 96.3mm (without mounting brackets) 163.6mm x 146.1mm x 99.4mm (with mounting brackets) Weight – 1.43 kg Temperature Range …

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Trimble Yuma: A Military-Grade Rugged Ubuntu Tablet

SDG Systems announced an Ubuntu version of the Trimble Yuma, a rugged tablet for the industrial and military applications. The company also sells the product with Windows 7. This tablet enables the use of open source geospatial applications such as GRASS or Quantum GIS, as well as other Linux-based applications. The water- and dust-proof tablet  meets the military MIL-STD-810F standard and run Ubuntu 10.04 LTS netbook edition, although the company said other Linux distributions are available on request with a minimum purchase agreement or engineering fee.. Here are the Yuma Trimble specifications: Processor: Intel Atom Z530 1.6 GHz processor Memory: 1 GB DDR2 Storage: 32 GB Solid State Hard Drive Expansion: SDIO memory slot ExpressCard 34mm slot Display: 7″ widescreen 1024×600 WSVGA 650 nit Standard Batteries: Dual hot-swappable Lithium-Ion batteries, 2600 mAmp each Extended Batteries: Dual hot-swappable Lithium-Ion batteries, 5100 mAmp each I/O: USB 2.0 port (x2), 9-pin serial port (RS-232), DC power port, 32-pin docking, external GPS Antenna via …

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