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Fanless computer offers choice of expansion cardsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Aaeon announced a fanless embedded controller intended for building automation, SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition), and environmental monitoring. The AEC-6841 includes two Ethernet ports, a VGA output, four serial ports, CompactFlash or hard disk storage, and Mini PCI or PCI Mini Card support, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Rugged vehicle computer has PCI expansionview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The U.K. company Steatite Ltd. announced a rugged PC designed for in-vehicle installation. The fanless ICP-PES2041M includes an Intel Atom N270 processor, up to 2GB of RAM, hard disk and CompactFlash storage, plus 3.5 cellular connectivity and a GPS receiver, the company says.... (Embedded)

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HTC and Verizon announce Droid Incredibleview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – HTC and Verizon Wireless today announced the Droid Incredible smartphone, which will be available for pre-order beginning on Apr. 19, with the official release on Apr. 29. The Android 2.1-based Droid Incredible offers a 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 8GB of internal memory, an eight-megapixel camera, and a 3.7-inch, 800 x 480 AMOLED display, say the companies.... (Embedded)

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Xen hypervisor optimized for new NICs, chipsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Xen.org announced release 4.0 of its widely deployed, open source Xen virtualization hypervisor. The Linux-ready Xen 4.0 is touted for its enhanced network card support, performance and scalability gains, memory and security optimizations, fault tolerance features and improved Intel and AMD processor support.... (Embedded)

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Via spins Em-ITX expansion modulesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Via announced three expansion boards designed to work with devices employing its Em-ITX form factor. The EMIO-3110, EMIO-3210, and EMIO-3430 respectively add & advanced graphics and video processing,& multiple serial and parallel ports, or GPRS, WiFi, and Bluetooth, the company says.... (Embedded)

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SODIMM module gets baseboardview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – E-con Systems announced a baseboard to accompany the eSOM300, a Marvell PXA300-based processor module it announced last month. The & Alioth& development board includes an Ethernet port, three USB ports, a VGA output, a RS232/RS485 port, microSD slot, plus the option of touchscreen displays and a GPRS/GPS module, the company says.... (Embedded)

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Payment terminal accepts NFC mobile-phone paymentsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Vivotech announced a Linux-based mobile payments device that incorporates Near Field Communication (NFC) wireless technology. The ARM9-based, PCI 2.1-certified & Vivopay 8100& offers a traditional pinpad and mag-stripe reader, but also supports contactless payments via NFC-enabled mobile phones, with features such as coupon redemption and discount vouchers.... (Embedded)

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New Atom platform opens I/O to third partiesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Intel announced a new Atom processor aimed at embedded devices and in-car infotainment platforms. The & Tunnel Creek& CPU offers an onboard graphics controller, memory controller, and audio, linking to a separate I/O controller via a standard PCI Express interface, according to the company.... (Embedded)

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ARM-based processor touted for 1080p encoding at 30fpsview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Texas Instruments announced an updated version of its DM36x DaVinci video processor family that supports multi-format HD video , including 1080p H.264 encoding. The Linux-ready TMS320DM368 cranks up its ARM926EJ-S core to 432MHz, while offloading the video encode/decode functions to DSP-driven HD video accelerators, and is available with a new DVR reference design.... (Embedded)

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Multimedia stack targets embedded devicesview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Cinemo is touting a cross-platform software stack it says will provide full HD video playback and network streaming support on low-power embedded devices. The company announced & technical cooperation& with Imagination Technologies, whose widely used Powervr IP cores have been released with an SDK that has been updated to support Android.... (Embedded)

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COM Express module offers Pineview, onboard SSDview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Portwell announced a COM Express module that's available with a choice of & Pineview& Atom processors. The PCOM-B215VG includes up to 4GB of DDR2 RAM, up to 4GB of SSD (solid state disk storage), SATA and IDE interfaces, and provides support for CRT and LVDS displays, the company says.... (Embedded)

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MeeGo partners reveal strong China focusview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – The Linux Foundation (LF) announced 27 partners in the MeeGo mobile Linux project, which is principally backed by Intel and Nokia. Companies that have pledged support for the MeeGo merger of the Linux-based Moblin and Maemo distributions include device vendors Acer and Asus, set-top maker Amino, automotive firm BMW Group, and a number of software firms based in China.... (Embedded)