Move over Raspberry Pi, here better alternative that is BeagleBone Black

Move over Raspberry Pi, here better alternative that is BeagleBone Black

What is BeagleBone Black?
BeagleBone Black is a low-cost, community-supported development platform for developers and hobbyists. Boot Linux in under 10 seconds and get started on development in less than 5 minutes with just a single USB cable.There is another version of BeagleBone Black that is BeagleBone Black Wireless & SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless.

What is BeagleBone Black Wireless?

Replacing the 10/100 Ethernet port with onboard 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz WiFi and Bluetooth, the popular open source BeagleBone Black computer now comes with built-in wireless networking capability. Leveraging a partnership with Octavo Systems and designed in CadSoft Eagle, BeagleBone Black Wireless is the easiest to use and modify credit-card sized IoT Linux computer available.

  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
    4GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage
    3D graphics accelerator
    NEON floating-point accelerator
    2x PRU 32-bit microcontrollers
  • Connectivity
    USB client for power & communications
    USB host
    802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.1 plus BLE
    HDMI
    2x 46 pin headers
  • Software Compatibility
    Debian with Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
    Third party support for Android and Ubuntu
    plus much more

What is SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless?

SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless (BBGW) is a joint effort by BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. It is based on the open-source hardware design of BeagleBone Black and developed into this differentiated version. SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green Wireless has included a high-performance flexible WiFi/Bluetooth interface and two Grove connectors, making it easier to connect to the large family of Grove sensors. The on-board HDMI and Ethernet are removed to make room for these wireless features and Grove connectors.

  • 512MB DDR3 RAM
    4GB 8-bit eMMC on-board flash storage
    3D graphics accelerator
    NEON floating-point accelerator
    2x PRU 32-bit microcontrollers
  • Connectivity
    USB client for power & communications
    USB host with 4-port hub
    WiFi 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz
    Bluetooth 4.1 with BLE
    2x 46 pin headers
    2x Grove connectors (I2C and UART)
  • Software Compatibility
    Debian
    Android
    Ubuntu
    Cloud9 IDE on Node.js w/ BoneScript library
    plus much more

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