Lantronix Announces Ultra-Compact Open-Q 865XR System on Module (SOM) to Power Internet of Things Solutions

 Lantronix leads the way to next-gen intelligent IoT solutions for AR/VR applications in AI machine learning, medical, gaming, logistics and retail sectors

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 23, 2020 — Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) a global provider of Software as a Service (SaaS), engineering services and hardware for Edge Computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM), today announced its new Open-Q™ 865XR System on Module (SOM) solution for IoT applications. With the Open-Q 865XR SOM, Lantronix is leading the way to next-gen intelligent Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality (AR/VR) applications in AI machine learning, medical, gaming, logistics and retail sectors.

“Our new Open-Q 865XR SOM gives product developers AR/VR capability at the edge, powerful general processing capability and professional-quality imaging needed to kickstart IoT application development,” said Jonathan Shipman, VP of Strategy at Lantronix Inc.

Lantronix’s Open-Q 865XR SOM is an ultra-compact (50mm x 29mm) production-ready SOM powered by the Qualcomm® SXR2130P that utilizes Qualcomm® Technologies’ heterogenous compute expertise to deliver a System-on-Chip with multiple specialized processing cores, in addition to the Kryo™ 585 Octa-core CPU, including:

  • 5th generation AI engine — twice the performance of the previous generation with up to 15 TOPS
  • Dual Qualcomm® Spectra 480 ISP — supporting up to 64MP cameras
  • Qualcomm® Adreno 650 GPU — high performance graphics with power efficiency
  • Qualcomm® Hexagon 698 DSP — vision processing and machine learning
  • Adreno 665 VPU — high-quality, ultra HD video encode and decode

In addition, the Open-Q 865XR SOM delivers next-generation wireless and wired connectivity with more reliable performance and higher bandwidth, including:

  • Wi-Fi 6 — 802.11ax 2×2 MU-MIMO
  • Two-lane Gen3 PCIe
  • Two USB3.1 interfaces

Lantronix’s ultra-compact Open-Q 865XR SOM enables product designers to quickly kickstart development for IoT solutions needing advanced technologies at the edge. The Open-Q 865XR delivers on exceptional functionality across many applications, including edge computing, augmented reality, virtual reality, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computer vision and high-resolution input/output. Customer interest is high with initial engagements commencing over gaming, education, medical, logistics and retail applications.Supported by the fully featured Android™ 10 operating system, the Open-Q 865XR SOM provides the ideal starting point for applications designed to take advantage of the smooth Android UI as well as the advanced camera software stack.

Designed to accelerate time to market for new product innovation, the Open-Q 865XR SOM Development Kit will enable quick, easy evaluation and initial product development. The development kit, along with the available documentation, also provides a functional reference design for custom carrier board development.

“Lantronix’s proven track record of successes with Qualcomm Technologies, including the Open-Q 820 and 845 µSOM products, coupled with Lantronix’s extensive engineering capabilities and services, make us excited to deliver the Open-Q 865XR SOM to new and existing clients,” said Paul Pickle, president and CEO of Lantronix.

In addition to production-ready SOMs, development platforms and tools, Lantronix offers turnkey product development services, driver and application software development and expert technical support.

The Open-Q 865XR SOM Development Kit is available to order today.

To learn more about the Open-Q 865XR and download the product brief and datasheet as well as explore all the hardware, software and services Lantronix has to offer, visit www.lantronix.com .

About Lantronix 

Lantronix, Inc. is a global provider of software as a service (SaaS), engineering services and hardware for Edge Computing, the Internet of Things (IoT) and Remote Environment Management (REM). Lantronix enables its customers to provide reliable and secure solutions while accelerating their time to market. Lantronix’s products and services dramatically simplify operations through the creation, development, deployment and management of customer projects at scale while providing quality, reliability and security.

Lantronix’s portfolio of services and products address each layer of the IoT Stack, including Collect, Connect, Compute, Control and Comprehend, enabling its customers to deploy successful IoT and REM solutions. Lantronix’s services and products deliver a holistic approach, addressing its customers’ needs by integrating a SaaS management platform with custom application development layered on top of external and embedded hardware, enabling intelligent edge computing, secure communications (wired, Wi-Fi and cellular), location and positional tracking and environmental sensing and reporting.

With three decades of proven experience in creating robust industry and customer-specific solutions, Lantronix is an innovator in enabling its customers to build new business models, leverage greater efficiencies and realize the possibilities of IoT and REM. Lantronix’s solutions are deployed inside millions of machines at data centers, offices and remote sites serving a wide range of industries, including energy, agriculture, medical, security, manufacturing, distribution, transportation, retail, financial, environmental, infrastructure and government.

Incorporated in California in 1989 and reincorporated in Delaware in 2000, Lantronix is headquartered in Irvine, California.

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