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2011-07-19 19:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 32-bit Cortex-M3 processor running at 120MHz, the super-fast RoboVero(TM) controller board is changing the way roboticists build and debug their designs. Featuring an LPC 1769 from NXP Semiconductors, N.V., the RoboVero controller board is provided with buttons, LEDs, sensors (3-axes each of linear, magnetic, and rotational measurements) and standard controller board interfaces (PWM, A/D, CAN, I2C, SPI, UART). On-board space is...

2011-05-02 12:01:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Visitors to the Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) in San Jose, California this week should make sure to drop by Texas Instruments (TI) Tech Days, in the Marriott across from the McEnery Convention Center, to see Sandia National Laboratories' latest mini super-computer. About the size of a medium suitcase, this breakthrough in small computer clustering has been made possible by combining 196 x tiny Gumstix Overo(TM) Tide COMs...

2011-03-01 09:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Gumstix, Inc. released two tiny camera expansion boards for their signature Overo Computer-on-Module (COM) series - the Caspa(TM) VL expansion board and the Caspa(TM) FS expansion board. Designed for machine vision, computer surveillance or autonomous robotic solutions, the Caspa expansion boards feature the Aptina 1/3-inch VGA CMOS color image sensor with a frame rate of 60 frames per second and a 752x480 pixel resolution. The Caspa...

2011-01-13 09:34:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Gumstix, Inc. announced the Gallop43(TM) expansion board, the first rechargeable GPS-enabled expansion board for their signature Overo(TM) Computer-on-Module (COM) series. Featuring the miniature u-blox(TM) GPS NEO-5G receiver module, the Gallop43 offers ultra-fast signal acquisition for an integrated location-sensitive design solution. When combined with a two-cell NiMH rechargeable battery pack and a 4.3-inch LCD-ready touch-screen,...

2010-12-09 08:59:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Gumstix, Inc. announced the Overo® Tide computer-on-module (COM), doubling the available RAM to 512 MB while retaining the tiny size that has become the company's trademark. Complete with the powerful OMAP3530 processor from Texas Instruments Inc. (TI), the Overo Tide COM improves the performance of open source computing environments, especially Ubuntu. The Overo Fire COM features the TI OMAP3530 Applications Processor...

2010-07-06 08:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Gumstix, Inc. today announced the Stagecoach expansion board, which creates an OMAP (ARM Cortex A-8) computing cluster for both product development and academic research. Networking up to seven (7) Gumstix Overo(TM) computer-on-modules (COMs) on a single Stagecoach expansion board (roughly 1/3rd the size of a piece of letter-paper), developers can reduce the time for native compilation and shorten the development cycle. Hundreds of OMAP-based Overo...

2010-03-25 07:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Gumstix, Inc. today announced the opening of its subsidiary, Gumstix Research (Canada) Ltd. in Vancouver, BC. The new Canadian subsidiary performs research in systems software, manufacturing automation, and hardware development to meet rising demand for Gumstix' leading edge mobile computing products and autonomous systems. "The presence of Gumstix in the Pacific Northwest will greatly benefit the research community", said Dr. John Meech,...


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