What is BeagleBone?
Be sure to check out the BeagleBone Black which is available at a lower price and adds on-board HDMI and eMMC flash storage. Black removes the on-board USB JTAG and serial adapters.
BeagleBone is an $89 MSRP, credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects to the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.0 and Ubuntu. With plenty of I/O and processing power for real-time analysis provided by an AM335x 720MHz ARM® processor, BeagleBone can be complemented with cape plug-in boards to augment functionality.
Processor: AM335x 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8
- 256MB DDR2 RAM
- 3D graphics accelerator
- ARM Cortex-M3 for power management
- 2x PRU 32-bit RISC CPUs
- USB client: power, debug and device
- USB host
- 2x 46 pin headers
- 4GB microSD card w/ Angstrom Distribution
- Cloud9 IDE on Node.JS w/ BoneScript library
- Special Computing
- Element14 - Farnell/Newark
- ChipSee (China)
- CLO Tech (Taiwan)
- IDA Systems (India)
- Lextronic (France)
- TechShare Store (Japan)
- Tenet Technetronics (India)
- Tigal (Europe)
- Watterott (Germany)
- Sumeet Instruments
- Dynamo Electronics
- RS Components
- Sanatana Techtronics
Tiny, cloud-enabled, open hardware computers that process input from sensors & control lights, power sockets and other actuators
Learn how to build a BeagleBone-powered helicopter-based UAV that integrates MEMS sensors, GPS, wireless datalink and other peripherals
Uses MPD (Music Player Deamon) to stream live internet radio feeds to a stereo audio output. Can be controlled by any MPD client from an iPhone, iPad, Android phone, Tablet and more
First step: connect your Beagle to this site
Collaborate on the Beagle community forum
IRC Group Chat
Live chat with other open-source enthusiasts
LCD Touchscreen GUI Applications for Embedded Linux
Video of Qt application development on the Beaglebone or any other embedded Linux device. This video introduces an LCD, reviews it and then discusses how you can install it and develop very basic onboard GTK GUI applications.
BeagleBone with Temperature Sensor
A demonstration of a BeagleBone interfacing with a temperature sensor. BeagleBone's analog to digital (ADC) interfaces to read the ouput from an Adadfruit TMP36 sensor.