How a Credit Card Chip Works to Keep Consumers Safe

Credit and debit cards with chips are the standard for security these days. If your card was created in the last year or so, it's very likely you have a chip. You can still swipe your card at most establishments, but most places offer the option for you to use your chip if you'd like. What are the benefits of using the chip, though, and how does it work? We're going to discuss the function of a credit card ...

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ONION OMEGA2 LTE – A 4G LTE AND WI-FI CONNECTED LINUX DEV BOARD WITH GNSS GLOBAL POSITIONING

The Omega2 LTE is a Linux IoT computer with Wi-Fi and LTE cellular connectivity. Effortlessly deploy your existing IoT applications in remote areas and no longer be limited by the range of Wi-Fi networks. The Linux network stack makes the switch between WiFi and cellular data seamless to user applications. Take your existing NodeJS or Python IoT project outside the building with ZERO effort! The Omega2 LTE ...

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HEPHAESTUS – A FULLY DIY 3D PRINTER

I finally did it, I designed and built my own 3D printer. This is in no way “the best 3D printer”. Instead, this was an epic and nightmare project that exercised my ability to engineer and build my own CNC machine. Along the way, I figured out what I did well and what I did badly, mistakes were made and sometimes fixed, even ignored. This 3D printer is named Haphaestus. This wasn’t some kit that I purchased ...

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GENIATECH LAUNCHES AI-ENHANCED RK3399PRO BASED SBC AND 5 OTHERS

Geniatech has posted about the launch of their DB3399 and DB3399 Pro SBCs equipped with the RK3399 and RK3399Pro SoCs, and their specifications. The Android 8.0-powered DB3399 Pro SBC runs the new AI-enhanced RK3399Pro version of the hexacore SoC.  A similar DB3399 SBC is also launched with the standard RK3399 SoC, as well as a smaller, RK3399-based Developer Board 9 (DB9) SBC. The DB3399 Pro is quite power ...

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96BOARDS LAUNCHED B-96AI & TB-96AIOT – THEIR FIRST SYSTEMS-ON-MODULE (SOM)

Linaro announces 96Boards System-on-Module (SOM) Specification and Rockchip powered compute SOM design. At the first day of Linaro Connect Bangkok 2019, 96Boards SoM specifications have been announced, together with the introduction of Rockchip RK3399Pro powered TB-96AI and Rockchip RK1808 based TB-96AIoT, which are the first 96Boards compliant SoMs, along with 96Boards SoM Carrier Board. 96Boards System-On ...

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TYPE 1LV – LOWEST POWER WIFI/BLUETOOTH MODULE OPENS NEW APPLICATIONS

In IEEE 802.11ac-friendly mode, the WLAN operation supports MCS8 (256 QAM) in 20MHz channel for data rate up to 78Mbps. The CYW43012 implements highly sophisticated enhanced collaborative coexistence hardware mechanisms and algorighms, which ensure that WLAN and Bluetooth collaboration is optimized for maximum performance. Teaming with Cypress allows us to leverage our combined expertise in delivering break ...

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ALLWINNER H5 SBC IS LOADED WITH WIFI, BT, LTE, GPS, AND TRIPLE CSI

Introducing one of the smallest, most upgrade-able, most complete SBC’s on the market sporting the Allwinner H5, the Prime Series 1. The H5 Quad Core SOM (System on a Module) in our dev kit is perfect for makers and developers. The SOM Module is loaded with features and the complete kit makes those features easier to access. The system is powered by a 64-bit ARM Cortex-A53 and a ARM Mali 450 MPR GPU. It has ...

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AVNET INTRODUCES ULTRA96-V2 DEVELOPMENT BOARD WITH CERTIFIED WIFI

Just one year after introducing its successful Ultra96 development board, Avnet, a leading global technology solutions provider, has released the new Ultra96-V2 to power industrial-grade Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Complete with an updated radio module that enables engineers to extend their reach into new markets, Avnet’s Ultra96-V2 is an ideal platform for smart ...

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60GHZ RF ANTENNA MODULE USES OPTIMISED ANTENNA BEAMFORMING

Murata has released a high gain antenna module that facilitates communication up to 4.62 Gbps. The new millimeter-wave RF antenna module will contribute to the creation of next generation wireless networks that utilise the 60 GHz frequency by supporting the IEEE802.11ad millimeter-wave wireless LAN standard. The need is growing for faster internet communications in line with the increase in bandwidth requir ...

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THE COMPACT BOXER-6405U: THE GATEWAY TO INDUSTRY 4.0

AAEON, an award winning manufacturer of embedded PC solutions, is proud to announce the BOXER-6405U, a turn-key rugged embedded PC built to be flexible and adaptable to a wide range of Industry 4.0 applications, including machine vision, AI edge computing, and industrial IoT gateway. The BOXER-6405U is built to be a go-anywhere, work-anywhere solution. Rugged design gives it a wide operating temperature ran ...

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