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Open source hacker community Gizmo For You is developing a Linux-based controller and separate receiver device to remotely control a model airplane or other vehicle. Starting at $670, the battery-operated Open Source RC (OSRC) runs Linux on a Gumstix Overo SBC and includes a 4.3-inch AMOLED display with optional video, a 2.4GHz RF radio, GPS, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth for external thumbstick control.
Sandia National Laboratories is demonstrating its latest mini supercomputer at ESC Silicon Valley this week, incorporating 196 TI OMAP3530-based Overo Tide modules running Linux. Being used for botnet research as part of Sandia's MegaTux project, the StrongBox product combines 28 Gumstix Stagecoach boards, each with seven Gumstix Overo Tide computer modules....
The Overo Fire COM is the top of the line in the Overo series from Gumstix.com , at least at the moment. It contains not only built-in Wifi 802.11b/g capabilities but also BlueTooth capabilities on board. Coupled with the TI OMAP-3530 processor it is a powerhouse machine for both embedded applications and for personal general purpose linux computing!
When I first came across Gumstix, my jaw dropped. Gumstix are fully functional computer motherboards, the size of a gumstick or smaller, that run Linux. The latest in the Gumstix line, the Overo Earth, pushes the boundaries of ultra small computers -- and kicks some serious butt doing it.
Gumstix today announced the consoleLCD-vx(TM) expansion board which, when combined with a 4.3" Samsung LCD panel, creates an industry leading computer for the OEM, educational and hobbyist markets. "Hook up the Samsung LCD screen, plug in a keyboard, connect to a network and the gumstix computer becomes a very small but fully functional, Linux computer," said W. Gordon Kruberg, CEO and President of Gumstix.
Gumstix has launched the third generation of its gumstick-shaped SBC (single-board computer) line. The tiny, Linux-friendly, PXA270-powered "Verdex" SBC offers 50 percent more processor speed and twice the memory of earlier models, and features an enhanced expansion bus, according to the company.
Gumstix has juiced up the tiny Linux PC based on its gumstick-sized SBCs (single-board computers). The newly shipping 400xm-cf model boasts a 400MHz PXA255 processor, and comes preinstalled with Linux 2.6.17.
Gumstix, Inc., maker of the world's smallest full function miniature computers, today announced the netstix(TM) 400xm-cf computer. The netstix 400xm-cf computer doubles the performance of the netstix 200xm-cf, using a 400MHz connex(TM) motherboard and adding compact flash and 10/100 MBit Ethernet connectivity. In less than 68 cc (excluding power supply), the netstix 400xm-cf is a full function Linux server that connects to a network yet fits in the palm of your hand.
Checking back in with gumstix's expanding product line to see if the original concerns have been addressed and what's possible now with the waysmall modules.
gumstix, inc., maker of the world's smallest motherboard, today announced its next generation of gumstix boards and computers, providing optional Bluetooth(TM) connectivity. The gumstix f boards have a 60-pin connector and add several GPIO lines as well as audio and video control. The new products include:
The world's smallest commercially available Linux boards and computers were officially introduced today by gumstix, inc., a start-up that produces and sells high performance Single Board Computers (SBCs) and peripherals. Based on Intel's PXA255 processor with Xscale technology, gumstix tiny boards measure 20mm x 80mm x 8mm. At nearly half the price of and a third the size of competitors, gumstix enables software developers to create smaller and more price conscious embedded devices, applications and products for the growing Linux market
"A new single board computer (SBC) company plans to form around a chewing gum-sized SBC running embedded Linux currently being prepared for market. "Gumstix" plans to launch as a company within two to three weeks, according to sources close to the Gumtix project. Its first board will target wearable, smartphone, and PDA applications."
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