Using a GSM/GPRS modem

Using a GSM/GPRS modem

Having an Internet connection is nowadays a must-have for quite every embedded board, so let’s see how we can use a serial GSM/GPRS module on our Cosino based board for both sending a SMS or to surf the Internet. Prerequisite You need a Cosino core module plugged in into a Cosino’s extension with a preformatted microSD in order to have a…

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Serial GSM/GPRS module

Serial GSM/GPRS module

This product can be bought at our shop as: Serial GSM/GPRS module Prerequisite You need a Cosino core module plugged in into a Cosino’s extension with a preformatted microSD in order to have a running system. Also, if you need system’s console, you must connect a type B-micro USB cable to the serial console connector. Please, refer to your extension documentation in order to know where…

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The Linux Kernel 4.1 for Cosino is out

The Linux Kernel 4.1 for Cosino is out

The Linux Kernel release 4.1 for the Cosino based board is finally out! It’s still a beta release but it’s fully functional and it can be downloaded from the Linux repository on our GitHub page by using the following command on your host computer (not on Cosino!):

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Smartcard reader ISO/IEC 7816

Smartcard reader ISO/IEC 7816

This product can be bought at our shop as: Smartcard reader ISO/IEC 7816 The Smartcard reader ISO/IEC 7816 is a Cosino’s peripheral useful to read several smartcard types ISO/IEC 7816 compliant. It is based on Maxim TSC12xxF CCID-DFU chip version 2.10. This module is connected with the Cosino core module by USB bus and is powered up…

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Running OpenWRT on Cosino

Running OpenWRT on Cosino

OpenWRT is a powerful embedded distribution which fits well into Cosino’s on board NAND. Getting the code To install it into our Cosino’s based board we need to download on our host PC the OpenWRT source code that you can find on our GitHub repositories and can be downloaded by using the command below:

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UHF RFID Long Range Reader

UHF RFID Long Range Reader

This product can be bought at our shop as: UHF RFID Long Range Reader Cosino Mega 2560 UHF RFID KIT The UHF RFID long range reader by CAENRFID is now available for Cosino Mega 2560! The reader is an UHF multi-regional compact reader for high performances UHF RFID applications. With programmable output power in 8 steps from 10dBm…

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Cosino Enigma: the encrypted GNU/Linux system

Cosino Enigma: the encrypted GNU/Linux system

Cosino: the quick prototyping embedded system

Cosino: the quick prototyping embedded system

Cosino is a real hardware gym for quick prototyping. One unique tool that combines the functionalities of a mini-computer with those of a professional automation system. All in one product: with its countless peripherals it’s capable of handling any type of invention. The Cosino Project is a comprehensive lineup of CPUs boards, carrier boards (named…

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