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Adaptive Bitrate Streaming using GStreamer

January 26, 2016

Gateworks’ SBCs are widely used for streaming audio and video over the network via Ethernet, 802.11 WiFi, or 4G LTE Cellular.Networks are dynamic, whether from network load, RF interference or signal strength thus throughput will vary requiring intelligent and flexible applications to adjust as necessary.Adaptive Bitrate Streaming is the concept...

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GStreamer Compositing for Streaming H.264 Video

December 2, 2015

Gateworks recently featured a blog in which 8 video cameras were connected to a Gateworks Ventana SBC and then displayed on a HDMI monitor. This is useful for localized applications. For remote applications there is another solution. Remote applications require streaming the multiple video streams over the network (Ethernet or...

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Capturing 8 Video Inputs on Gateworks Ventana SBCs

November 2, 2015

Gateworks would like to introduce software support for the AVC8000nano Mini-PCIe card on the Ventana Single Board Computers. Figure 1: Screen capture of 8 analog cameras displayed on a monitor using the Gateworks Ventana SBC Many applications, such as surveillance, require multipleanalog video inputs from cameras for monitoring. These cameras...

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i.MX6 GStreamer-imx Plugins – Tutorial & Example Pipelines

September 24, 2015

Gateworks would like to announce the support of the GStreamer-imx plugins starting with Yocto 1.8on the Ventana family of Single Board Computers. Gateworks, the leading supplier of Powerful ARM based Single Board Computer solutions using the Freescale i.MX6, has invested countless engineering hours researching and mastering GStreamer for the i.MX...

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Yocto 1.8 Linux BSP – Gateworks i.MX6 SBCs

September 18, 2015

Gateworks would like to announcethe release & support of Yocto 1.8 on the Ventana Family of Single Board Computers that feature the Freescale i.MX6 processor. Yocto 1.8 is under the code name Fido. Yocto is a Linux operating system that Gateworks uses for video input and output, networking, GUI, IoT...

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Android Touchscreen Development Kit

September 2, 2015

Android is becoming a very useful platform for demanding embedded systems. When coupled with a LCD touchscreen, Android loaded on a rugged industrial single board computer can become the interface everyone desires. Gateworks has created a turn-key Android development system to bring a product to market quickly! The system includes...

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Speeding Up Boot Times with Falcon Mode

June 9, 2015

Everyone desires computers that boot very fast! The software that is shipped bydefault on Gateworks boards is tuned to be very ‘developer friendly’ for getting started in the development cycle.Common questions like: ‘How can I make my software boot quicker?’ are asked frequently and Gateworks hasdevoted time into documenting various...

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Android KitKat Software Release for Ventana SBCs

March 31, 2015

Gateworks is proud to announce the release of Android KitKat for it’s family of Ventana SBCs. The source and pre-built images for Android 4.4.3 (KitKat) have been released. To find out what is new in KitKat 4.4 compared to the prior Android JellyBean release, please see the Android documentation: http://www.android.com/versions/kit-kat-4-4/...

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Yocto 1.7 Dizzy BSP Update for Ventana SBCs

March 9, 2015

Gateworks would like to announce the availability of OpenEmbedded Yocto 1.7 ‘Dizzy’ for the Ventana Family of SBCs. Yocto is the Linux distro that Gateworks supports for Video and Audio applications. Yocto 1.7 is an update ofYocto 1.6 with many smaller changes to note, primarily in the form of package...

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New GSC Watchdog

February 24, 2015

Gateworks has posted before about their very valuable Gateworks System Controller (GSC) here. A new feature that has recentlybeen added is a GSC watchdog. A watchdog timer is a functionality that forces a reset of the system in response to a problem in the software. Watchdog timers are very important...

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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.