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Drones & UAVs – Wireless HD Video Streaming

October 10, 2016

Nearly 7 million drones will be shipped by 2020 according to FAA estimates. UAVs require communication to a ground station over a wireless link providing information such as HD video and telemetry data.Gateworks has Single Board Computers that are Drone & UAV Ready such as the Ventana GW5510 shown below:Important...

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Android Digital Signage – Simple & Low Cost

August 15, 2016

Digital Signage has exploded over the last few years and is now utilized in businesses ranging from fast food restaurants for menu boards to factories for showing real time productivity analytics. The uses for digital signage is unlimited and the cost has come down to a price point that even...

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NEW Embedded SBC With HDMI – Wireless – MicroSD for Digital Signage

July 21, 2016

Gateworks is proud to announce the newest member to the Ventana Family of Single Board Computers, the GW5530. The GW5530 has an extremely low profile and small form factor ideal for applications inDigital Signage and Wireless Multimedia. Features include: NXP i.MX6 Processor HDMI HD Video Output New UBlox GPS (Optional)...

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Android Lollipop Embedded Software Release

June 7, 2016

Gateworks has just released Android Lollipop support for the Ventana family of Single Board Computers! Notable updates include: Update to the Android Open Source Projects 5.1.1 code base Freescale i.MX6 performance and stability improvements New3.14 based Linux kernel with many improvements Vivante graphics libraries v5.0.11 p7 Gateworks recommends Lollipopfor all...

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Customizing Android & Yocto Splash Screens

May 19, 2016

Customizing Android & Yocto Splash Screens Have you ever wanted to replace that ugly default logo or animation that is shown when your system boots up? Now you can with custom splash screens! What is a Splash Screen? The logo or image displayed on screen during the boot process of...

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LCD Touchscreens for Gateworks SBCs

May 12, 2016

Gateworks offers a LVDS connector on the Ventana Family of Single Board Computers to allow the connection of a LCD touchscreen display. LCD Displays are a great fit for control panel applications as well as Digital Signage. The displays work with Android, OpenEmbedded Yocto, Ubuntu and more. The LVDS connector...

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New Software Release: OpenWrt 16.02

May 9, 2016

Gateworks would like to announcethe release & support of OpenWrt 16.02 on the Ventana and Laguna family of Single Board Computers. This OpenWrt release falls under the Designated Driverrelease of OpenWrt. OpenWrt isa Linux operating system that Gateworks uses for networking centric tasks, wireless access points, router functions, IoT and...

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Gateworks Product Change Notification

April 6, 2016

Gateworks has world classcustomer support. Part of this supportincludes keeping customers up to date with any changes to the single board computers that Gateworks designs and manufactures. Customers expect to be notified of any changes so they can be prepared properly. Gateworks provides it’s Product Change Notification (PCN) service to...

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Embedded Android App & OS Development

March 11, 2016

Android is growing fast inembedded applications. TheGateworks Android Development kitis a great starting point for customers that need to get going quickly with both the hardware and software. To aid in Android software development, Gateworks has developed an example Android application showcasing the interaction of the software with the Gateworks...

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Linux Wireless AP Configuration

March 3, 2016

Configuring wireless in Linux can be complex. A very common question is how does one configure an IEEE802.11 radio as an Access Point (AP) from the command line interface (CLI). This question is difficult to answer due to evolving wireless technologies. Several tools have been created to aid in configuring...

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See how our SBCs are being used.

From drones to airliners, utility meters to pipeline monitors, huge mining vehicles to small robots and IoT gateways; our single board computers are used in many different industrial applications that require a rugged and reliable computing platform that is Made in the USA.