Items tagged with beaglebone

We sure like where this is going. While the original BeagleBone was around $89, there's a new guy on the block that offers similar functionality for around half the price. The world of small, cheap barebones kits is growing, with items like the Raspberry Pi garnering all sorts of attention these days. The new BeagleBone Black is described as an open-source Linux computer, and it'll fit within your palm. It's being priced at just $45, offering up a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor, 3D graphics accelerator, a pair of PRU 32-bit RISC CPUs, 2GB of storage and a microSD slot alongside 512MB of RAM. The board carries support for Ethernet, micro-HDMI, and USB, allowing it to be just about as flexibile as... Read more...
Open source? Check. Linux? Check. Under $100? Check. It's time to meet BeagleBone, a new $89 open source hardware platform, giving electronic enthusiasts a smaller, friendlier and more affordable treat. It's a platform aimed at those who love building things. It's the latest open source development platform that easily enables incredible inventions like wirelessly networked autonomous robots, self-teaching electronics education kits, intelligent digital signage, flexible retro-gaming devices, home automation and much more. The Arduino has seen much success in this industry, and it's about time we had a few more options to pore over. BeagleBoard.org is pleased to introduce the newest member of... Read more...