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13 Jun 2016
June 13, 2016

Corporate address changed


MENTOREL Limited moved to another building, thus the corporate address has changed to the new one: Office 302, Dominion Centre 43-59 Queen’s Road East, Wanchai, Hong Kong read more →

Mentorel has a few very exciting news about our system on module uSomIQ. First of all uSomIQ-BBB got a new name Mentorel BeagleBone uSomIQ. It sounds better but in fact there is a reason for it: finally BeagleBone uSomIQ got the official license from the non-profit corporation Foundation and now bears the BeagleBoard Compatible.. read more →

The ultimate Mentorel BeagleBone uSomIQ system on modules supports eMMC memory and thus it differs in boot sequence from the old uSomIQ AM335x module. To support both of uSomIQ versions the new revision of BoneCape (breakout board) has been released. From this moment only BoneCape v4 will be on production. Check the product page read more →

When engineers search for an industrial BeagleBone Black they usually find products with a number of modifications to the original design. We introduce truly cloned BeagleBone Black design in a form factor of a very compact system on module. Mentorel BeagleBone uSomIQ lacks HDMI but other details are kept the same with the original BeagleBone.. read more →

20 Nov 2015
November 20, 2015

uSomIQ ver.5 goes mainstream, SRM updated


From this moment Mentorel will supply only uSomIQ AM335x version 5, version 4 goes obsolete. So what are the differences between uSomIQ ver.4 and ver.5? Both ver.4 and ver.5 have absolutely the same schematics, architecture and connections except for the single feature: ver.5 can’t be powered by a USB cable, while ver.4 had this nice.. read more →

06 Feb 2015
February 6, 2015

uSomIQ officially goes to the USA


We are excited to announce that Special Computing will distribute a system-on-module uSomIQ AM335x in the USA. A few configurations along with BoneCape baseboard are already available in the SpecialComp’s online store. William Mar, the president of Special Computing, is going to design even an acrylic case for BoneCape as well as he already offers.. read more →

uSomIQ AM335x is a famous BeagleBone Black clone with added more robust SLC NAND flash. You know how many different capes exist for the BeagleBone family and therefore we ported Linux kernel 3.8 for BeagleBone to uSomIQ. In fact it does not require much to change because uSomIQ schematic is almost 1:1 copy of BBB… read more →

16 Sep 2014
September 16, 2014

uSomIQ System Reference Manual is released!


Finally we release the full System Reference Manual document for the ultimate uSomIQ system on module! You will find all details about the uSomIQ hardware architecture as well as electrical and mechanical characteristics. The document can be downloaded by this URL: uSomIQ SRM, pdf 848k read more →

New system on module uSomIQ gets to the production line! The world most popular embedded platform for hobbyists and embedded software developers nowadays is BeagleBone Black. It has great support from the community and many software fixes and features get updates almost every day. The popularity of the platform attracted professional engineers from different.. read more →

06 Nov 2013
November 6, 2013

BlueShark v3 got updates


We produce the system on module BlueShark v3 from 2011 and constantly try to keep it a reliable solutions for our clients. No matter that we do not recommend the BlueShark system on module for new designs we still support it till 2019. Therefore we have updated the design of the module to make it.. read more →