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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 in...

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H.264 Video Streaming over Network

January 15, 2015

The Gateworks Ventana Family of Single Board Computers is well suited for multimedia applications. The Freescale i.MX6 processor has hardware encoding and decoding making for very little processor overhead. To take advantage of this hardware decoding it is important to always use the ‘vpuenc’ and ‘vpudec’ gstreamer pipeline elements. vpuenc...

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Ventana Family Model Numbers & Ordering Options

December 16, 2014

The Ventana Family of Single Board Computers has been a very popular offering with the HDMI HD video input and HDMI output, the CAN Bus port and high performance i.MX6 processor along with many more great features. To provide the widest range of options, variations of each family member was...

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New and updated Gateworks Developer Mailing Lists

October 28, 2014

Gateworks prides itself on support for it’s customers. Software is a constantly evolving element to the system and Gateworks is committed to continuously updating and stabilizing it’s Board Support Packages (operating systems supported). Customers can be notified via email through mailing lists about recent code commits to Gateworks repositories. This...

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Ventana JTAG Software Release

August 21, 2014

Gateworks is proud to announce JTAG programming support for the Ventana family of Single Board Computers. This support allows precompiled binaries that include the kernel, bootloader, and root filesystem to be flashed via Gateworks JTAG software onto any Ventana board. This is valuable as it is the most simple way...

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Android App Development on Gateworks SBCs

August 12, 2014

Gateworks supports Android on the Ventana family of Single Board Computers. Once loading Android onto the SBC, the next logical step is to create an app. Some of these apps may want to communicate with a GPIO and other hardware. Gateworks has documented some examples and tutorials on creating a...

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Yocto 1.6 BSP Released for Gateworks Ventana Family

July 1, 2014

Gateworks is proud to announce the release of Open Embedded Yocto Daisy Version 1.6 for its Ventana Family of Single Board Computers. The Yocto BSP is primarily used by customers utilizing the video features on the Ventana family. This release is a major improvement over the previous 3.0.35 kernel. Key...

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Ventana Fiber-Optic and Ethernet Expansion Module

June 16, 2014

Gateworks proudly announces the official release of the Ventana GW16083 Ethernet and Fiber-Optic expansion module. The product is shipping now with support on OpenWrt Linux. The expansion module can connect to any of the Ventana SBCs with an optional expansion connector (see website for specific models). The expansion module provides...

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Video & Audio On Gateworks Ventana Single Board Computers with Linux GStreamer

April 16, 2014

The Ventana Family of Single Board Computers from Gateworks offers a multitude of video and audio interfaces to meet the demands of new multimedia embedded systems. The primary method of accessing these interfaces is through software by the name of GStreamer. GStreamer is an open-source library that makes the handling...

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Gateworks System Controller – GSC

April 3, 2014

Gateworks creates Single Board Computers (SBCs) that have very unique and powerful features that are not found in other SBCs. One of these features is the Gateworks System Controller (GSC). The GSC provides system health parameters to the user along with additional specialized peripheral functions. The GSC is battery backed...

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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.