1 / 8 Email to a Friend Be the first to review this product Availability: In stock $129.00 Qty:  add to cart Add to Compare Quick Overview The VIA VAB-600 Springboard WiFi Kit combines an ultra-compact VIA VAB-600 Pico-ITX board with a USB WiFi module, I/O extender card, A/C adaptor, and COM and USB cables, to provide a comprehensive package for…

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Fatal error: Theme CSS could not load Email to a Friend Be the first to review this product Availability: In stock $99.00 Qty:  add to cart Add to Compare Quick Overview The VIA VAB-600 Springboard Kit combines an ultra-compact VIA VAB-600 Pico-ITX board with an I/O extender card, A/C adaptor, and COM and USB cables, to provide a…

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Provides fastest and most stable path to take innovative ideas for Android and Linux smart connected devices from prototype to production   Taipei, Taiwan, 31st October, 2013 – VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator of power efficient computing platforms, today announced the launch of VIA Springboard, a unique platform developed to provide embedded developers, start-ups, and…

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ProtoSpring, part 3: manufacturing and demo After coming up with the idea in part 1 for ProtoSpring, the prototyping board for Springboard,  and creating the PCB in part 2, this final segment shows the end-result and a demo application – using GPIO to control a 7-segment display from an Android app! Finished Prototyping Board After finishing the v1…

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Go is a modern and quite popular systems programming language developed at Google. I’ve recently came across a wiki page describing its ARM support, I thought it would be interesting to check how VIA devices can make use of Go. I’ve checked out the VAB-820, VAB-600, and the APC 8750 boards, all a bit different from each other.…

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All VIA’s current ARM boards (VAB-600, 820, 1000) have an online mini-PCIe connector, and I’ve been planning to do something interesting with that for a long time (see this intro post from more than a year ago). Thus I’m very happy to introduce the PCIeDuino – mini-PCIe form-factor Arduino-compatible microcontroller, which can add a whole new set of…

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It has been quite a few years since I’ve last used Xenomai, the real-time application framework for Linux, during the work on my thesis back at the university physics lab. When I’ve found that the VIA VAB-820 board is listed on Xenomai’s compatible hardware page, it brought back a lot of interesting memories and I got excited trying it out again.…

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Previously I’ve described here the ProtoSpring board to support quicker prototyping with  Springboard. Since then it was put to good use for just that: I’ve tested how the I2C bus works, and created a new device. The inspiration for that new device comes from Tindie, the indie hardware marketplace (where ProtoSpring is listed as well). Browsing existing hardware I’ve…

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After coming up with the idea in part 1 for ProtoSpring, the prototyping board for Springboard,  and creating the PCB in part 2, this final segment shows the end-result and a demo application – using GPIO to control a 7-segment display from an Android app! Finished Prototyping Board After finishing the v1 of the PCB, I’ve exported the…

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