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  • Rugged transport computer features LTE, WiFi, GPS, and optional LoRa

    Eurotech’s rugged, vehicle-ready “BoltGate 10-12” IoT gateway runs Linux on a TI AM335x and features an LTE CAT1 modem plus 2x LAN, WiFi/BT, GNSS, 2x CAN, isolated DIO, and optional LoRaWAN, UPS, and DAQ.

    Eurotech announced a multi-service IoT gateway for rolling stock, automotive, heavy duty vehicles, and rugged industrial applications. The LTE CAT1-equipped BoltGate 10-12 follows earlier BoltGate models including the smaller, Apollo Lake based BoltGate 20-31. It has the same 1GHz, Cortex-A8 Texas Instruments Sitara AM335x SoC as the company’s DynaGate 10-12.

  • TinyS2 ESP32-S2 board is designed for battery operation - CNX Software

    Unexpected Maker has launched a follow-up to the ESP32 based TinyPICO board with TinyS2 board equipped with an ESP32-S2 WiFi processor featuring 4MB flash and 2MP embedded PSRAM.

    The new board is still designed with a LiPo battery charging circuit, comes with an onboard RGB LED, and while it is compatible with TinyPICO form factor, it has become a little longer with a 41 x 17.8mm footprint to accommodate for extra I/Os.

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    TinyS2 ships with the latest version of CircuitPython and a UF2 bootloader, similar to the one found on Raspberry Pi Pico, which makes the board appear as a USB flash drive on your computer and allows you to just copy your code or directly edit it on the drive. Alternatively, you could also program it with MicroPython, the Arduino IDE, or the ESP-IDF C/C++ framework. You’ll find the PDF schematics and documentation on the product page.

  • Zoom i.MX 8M Mini Development Kit supports power usage monitoring - CNX Software

    NXP i.MX 8M Mini 14nm Cortex-A53/M4 processor has been around for a couple of years, and several SoM-based development kits are available including Variscite Symphony starter kit, HummingBoard Ripple SBC, or congatec conga-SEVAL007010 evaluation board.

    Beacon EmbeddedWorks’ Zoom i.MX 8M mini development kit is based on the company’s i.MX 8M Nano System on Module (SOM) and offers features not found on most other devkits or single board computers such as power usage monitoring and control through their Wattson power measurement application.

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