Educational BoosterPack MKII Demo
May 27, 2014
Adrian Fernandez from Texas Instruments has posted a demo video for the new Educational Boosterpack a.k.a Educational BoosterPack MKII.
In this video the he uses a combination of an Educational BoosterPack MKII, two MSP430 LaunchPads, two SubGHz RF BoosterPacks, and a Rechargeable Lithium Polymer BoosterPack to control a HexBug.
The Educational BoosterPack MKII is the next-gen educational add-on board (BoosterPack) for Texas Instruments' LaunchPad lines and is compatible with the BoosterPack standard pinout, which means it can be used with different LaunchPads. The production version of this BoosterPack will be released later this year. The original Educational BoosterPack came out last year and is being sold on BoardZoo along with other BoosterPacks.
Turn your BeagleBone Black into a SNES
December 12, 2013
BeagleSNES is an embedded Linux appliance that turns your BeagleBoard-xM or BeagleBone Black hardware into a Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It combines the SNES9X emulator, a custom GUI front-end for selecting games, and patched bootloader with Linux kernel to create a stand-alone console capable of playing SNES software. Continue reading
Arduino TRE, builds upon the experience of both Arduino and BeagleBoard.org
November 25, 2013
Thanks to the 1-GHz Sitara AM335x processor, Arduino developers get up to 100 times more performance with the Sitara-processor-based TRE than they do on the Arduino Leonardo or Uno. This performance opens the doors to more advanced Linux-powered applications. The Sitara-processor-based Linux Arduino can run high-performance desktop applications, processing-intensive algorithms or high-speed communications. Continue reading