Atom-based CPU module runs Linux

Eurotech (formerly ADS) has introduced an Intel Atom-based development system built around a 3.9 x 2.8 inch computer-on-module (COM). The Catalyst targets ruggedized handheld, medical, and industrial designs, has a wide variety of interfaces, and runs Linux, the company says. Full Story Via

Atom-based COM uses nanoETXexpress form-factor

Kontron has introduced the first COM (computer-on-module) using the company’s nanoETXexpress form factor. Targeting demanding handheld applications, the nanoETXexpress-SP uses Intel’s Atom processor, has up to 1GB of RAM and 4GB of flash on board, supports HD video, and offers eight USB ports, says Kontron. Full Story Via

Nokia adds Qt to Maemo

Nokia will support Qt application development on its Linux-based Internet tablets, it has announced. Noting that GTK and Qt co-exist in the desktop world, Nokia says it hopes to distribute Qt libraries for Maemo during Q4, enabling N8xx tablet ports of Qt-based desktop and device applications. Full Story Via