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Rockchip Android Tablet Processors
Rockchip-Based Boards Offer Efficiency for  Embedded Linux

When it comes to processing units for embedded boards, there are typically two options – Intel x86 architecture chips, and ARM (SoC) chips. In embedded technology, ARM SoC chips have widely become the preferred technology due to their cost and power efficiencies in limited spaces. However, when it comes to x86 type chips, the major […]

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Yocto Project Linux
Yocto Project Linux for Tablet & Panel PCs

Custom Linux Distros through Yocto Project Gaining Traction for Tablets/Panel PCs For some Tablet and Panel PC applications, a familiar, user friendly operating system is necessary. Certain users will require the flexibility of Windows or Android operating systems to download key software or work with specific cloud-based programs. However, for many devices with specific purposes, […]

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Embedded Linux and the Qt (Cute) Framework

Though a variety of Operating System companies are now producing versions of their OSes designed for efficient, embedded systems and the Internet of Things, Linux-powered Operating System releases continue to reign supreme. Popular platforms today include many well known Android releases, Meego, Snapgear, Embedded Debian, and more. These operating systems are popular because they are […]

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HIO Wallpad 7″ Open Source Modular Touch Computer On Kickstarter

The Wallpad is a 7” touch computer powered by HIO Project’s modular expandable hardware platform. It can mount on a standard 2-gang electrical box, is powered by a Freescale ARM processor, supports Power over Ethernet (PoE) and comes with either Yocto Linux or Android preinstalled. “Its size, open architecture and modular aspects opens up many […]

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