1U server offers Sandy Bridge Cores, bonus A/V connectorsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Kontron announced a 1U server that supports a range of & Sandy Bridge& Core processors and up to 16GB of RAM. The KISS 1U Short KTQM67 supports internal and external 3.5-inch disk drives, includes 10 USB 2.0 ports, and rather unusually also sports three video outputs as well as audio I/O, according to the company.... (Embedded)

HP readies Linux IP set-top computer for Indiaview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – HP Labs has demonstrated a prototype of a Linux-based set-top box (STB) designed to bring the Internet to the Indian masses, according to the Times of India. The Vayu Internet Device (VInD) is equipped with 1GB of RAM, 8GB of flash storage and an optional hard drive, HDMI, USB, and Ethernet ports, plus a range of wireless features that includes ZigBee.... (Embedded)

TI's new chip can bring Wi-Fi to your toasterview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Texas Instruments (TI) announced a low-cost Wi-Fi chipset for consumer devices such as exercise bikes, dishwashers, refrigerators, and much more. The SimpleLink Wi-Fi CC3000 is operating system-independent, can work with only a microcontroller, and & integrates within hours ... with any embedded application,& the chipmaker says.... (Embedded)

LG's Honeycomb tablet features 4G LTE and an HD displayview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – LG announced its first tablet equipped with LTE 4G capability, heading first to Korea. Running Android 3.2 on a dual-core, 1.5GHz processor, the Optimus Pad LTE has an 8.9-inch, 1280 x 720-pixel display, an SD slot, plus both eight- and two-megapixel cameras -- and it's just 0.37 inches thick, says the company.... (Embedded)

Rugged PC offers 'optimized' wireless connectionsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Adlink announced a rugged, extended-temperature computer that allows purchasers to & optimize& wireless performance, gaining greater Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 3.0 range. The Matrix MXE-5300 runs on & Sandy Bridge& Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors, supports up to 16GB of DDR3 RAM, has Mini PCI Express and CompactFlash slots, and includes SATA, gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0/3.0, and serial connections.... (Embedded)

Vehicle PC focuses on telematicsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Portwell announced an in-vehicle telematics computer for fleet management operations, equipped with a 1.1GHz Intel Atom Z510 processor. The PTH-2080A features an eight-inch, 800 x 480-pixel resistive touchscreen, 1GB of DDR2 RAM, and 4GB of CompactFlash storage, and offers a full range of wireless radios, as well as an OBD-II telematics serial port, among other I/O.... (Embedded)

COM Express module taps dual-core, 1.8GHz Atomview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Aaeon announced a COM Express Type 2 computer on module (COM) equipped with an Intel Atom D525 processor and an optional wide DC input range. The COM-LN Rev.B supports up to 4GB of DDR3 memory, provides a PCI interface and five PCI Express interfaces, and features gigabit Ethernet, USB 2.0, PATA, and SATA connections, according to the company.... (Embedded)

Tizen and Bada to merge, says Samsungview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Samsung plans to combine the emerging MeeGo Linux-based Tizen operating system with its own home-grown Bada OS in a new Linux-based platform, a Samsung executive told Forbes. This year, however, it appears the platforms will stay separate -- as many as two Samsung devices will likely ship with the HTML5-focused Tizen this year, says the report.... (Embedded)

Rugged power-station computer has dual swappable power suppliesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – GarrettCom announced a ruggedized industrial computer that has been & hardened& for use at power substations, featuring compliance with IEC 61850 and IEEE 1613 standards. (Embedded)

CompactPCI boards offer two levels of ruggedizationview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Kontron announced two rugged 6U CompactPCI compliant with PICMG 2.16, based on Intel's & Sandy Bridge& Intel Core i7 processors. The air-cooled Kontron CP6003-RA and even more rugged, conduction-cooled Kontron CP6003-RC, support up to 16GB of soldered DDR3 and up to 32GB of ruggedized NAND flash memory, and offer a wide range of I/O from gigabit Ethernet to HDMI.... (Embedded)

IBM's 'atomic memory' makes storage 100 times denserview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – IBM Research demonstrated what it claims is the world's smallest memory bit, using only 12 atoms. IBM's & atomic memory& prototype, by tapping the alternating magnetic spin of antiferromagnetic atoms, is said to achieve storage that is 100 times denser than today's hard disk drives and solid state memory chips.... (Embedded)

Eight-core QorIQ module's one of the fastest on the planetview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – MEN Micro announced a rugged, PowerPC-based & XM51& computer-on-module (COM) featuring Freescale QorIQ processors -- including the eight-core, 1.5GHz P4080 -- and up to 16GB of DDR3 SDRAM. In other QorIQ news, Freescale and Mentor Graphics will jointly deliver high-speed simulation platforms for QorIQ based on Mentor's Vista virtual prototyping package.... (Embedded)