An Israeli Company run and founded by both Jews and Arabs, SolidRun Ltd., has unveiled its CuBox-i 4X4 based on Freescale’s i.MX6 System-on-Chip. You can get the highest end member of the CuBox-i mini computers family for $169.99.
SolidRun is a statement on cooperation and the ability of Jews and Arabs to live and work together. Startup Nation is not just for Jews who served in the IDF and more Israeli Arabs are joining in on the successes of that country’s high tech sector.
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Their new product is simple.
Have you ever been bothered by the amount of space that the average desktop computer takes up? Do you find it difficult to move your computer around every time that you need to clean or add/remove a cable from behind it? Do you find the prices of computers to be prohibitive?
Now Israel’s SolidRun has a solution.
CuBox-i 4X4 has a small 2″x2″x2″ footprint and the company boasts that it delivers desktop-grade Linux and Android OS experience with rich multimedia capabilities.
Specifications include: i.MX6 Quad core SoC, 4GB DDR3 RAM, WiFi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, RTC with backup battery and a variety of connectivity options such as HDMI output, Gigabit Ethernet, two USB-2.0 ports, MicroUSB port for system console, eSATA, optical audio out along with an InfraRed receiver and transmitter.
The minicomputer supports full HD multi format video decoding at over 100 Mbps bit rate, as well as encoding of Full-HD video streams.
“The CuBox-i 4X4 module addresses the growing need for increased high capability power efficient fan-less mini-computers, ” stated Dr. Atai Ziv, CEO of SolidRun.
“Its unique nonmoving parts and passive cooling design increase reliability in various home, city and industrial floor environments targeting multimedia & digital signage, industrial and IoT applications.”
According to Rabeeh Khoury, SolidRun’s CTO, “The new capabilities of CuBox-i 4×4 meet the demand of developers and makers who look to expand the performance envelope and offer innovative new applications. In addition, we further support their needs with our improved portfolio of open source Linux based offerings, such as Kodi, Android, Yocto and Debian.”