Latest Banana Pi showcases a new quad -A7 SoC with FPGA extensions

The Banana Pi project and SunPlus have unveiled a “Banana Pi BPI-F2S” SBC with 40-pin RPi GPIO and an optional Artix-7 FPGA module. The SBC runs Linux on a new quad -A7 “SP7021” SoC from SunPlus and Tibbo with Arm9 and 8051 co-processors. Source : Latest…

Smart streetlamp computer has a camera, sensors, and Myriad X AI analytics

Aaeon’s “Atlas” is a smart streetlight computer based on its Apollo Lake based NanoCOM-APL module with an optional UP Core Plus SBC. Camera, wireless, and sensors are mated with analytics supplied by Intel’s Movidius Myriad X VPU and OpenVINO toolkit. Source : Smart streetlamp computer has…

Orange Pi AI Stick Lite taps 5.6 TOPS Gryfalcon GPU

Shenzen Zunlong’s $19.90 “Orange Pi AI Stick Lite” USB stick features a GTI Lightspeeur SPR2801S NPU at up to 5.6 TOPS @ 100MHz. It’s supported with free, Linux-based AI model transformation tools. Source : Orange Pi AI Stick Lite taps 5.6 TOPS Gryfalcon GPU

Making A Robot Cleaner Even Smarter

Some electric cleaners are effective and some hardly even seem to make a difference. The ILIFE V7s may be a robot cleaner, but even with its cleaning modes and anti-collision system, it still requi… Source : Making A Robot Cleaner Even Smarter

Ubuntu 19.10 on the edge: Raspberry Pi 4 support and MicroK8s

Ubuntu 19.10 debuts “strict confinement” support for MicroK8s — Canonical’s snap-deployed, single-node Kubernetes environment — enabling easier deployment of k8s containers on edge gateways. MicroK8s can even run on the newly supported RPi 4. Source : Ubuntu 19.10 on the edge: Raspberry Pi 4 support and…