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Previewing the Beagle V

19th Jul 2021

Beagleboard.org has joined forces with Seeed and StarFive to launch the Beagle V . The Beagle V has the advantage of being a low cost board that allows developers to access RISC V capability which has tremendous advantages in industrial IoT applications. The strategic idea behind the partnership is to bring RISC V capability to a much broader open source audience. Beagle V boards have already b...

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Real time processing on the Beaglebone AI

19th Jul 2021

The Beaglebone AI offers a distinctive advantage over the Raspberry Pi and other boards. It allows you to perform real time data processing or operations or to perform actions in “hard real time”, and this can be critical for IoT projects. A Programmable Real Time Unit is used by Beaglebone.

Introducing the PRU ICS

The Programmable Real-time Unit and Industrial Communications Subsystem is a s...

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Beaglebone and Raspberry Pi: a general comparison

19th Jul 2021

Beaglebone has a key strength over Raspberry Pi and that is the larger number of input and output ports on the board. Beaglebone has 96 ports compared to 40 with the Raspberry Pi. The Beaglebone also features analogue inputs, important for directly connecting analogue sensors whereas Raspberry has digital inputs only. The BeagleBone features impressive Input/Output capabilities: the board has a di...

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Beaglebone working with Linux operating systems Debian, Yocto and OTA updates

19th Jul 2021

In general, Beaglebone is more customizable so you will strip out what you don’t need. You will use the processing power to run your applications and not the OS, then you would need to focus on ensuring your OS is always up to date, more frequently using OTA updates to run the latest libraries. With Raspberry Pi with more processing power, you will need less control. So it comes back to the entry...

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Setting up Beaglebone for an Embedded Linux project

19th Jul 2021

There are many different board options for an IoT project. Perhaps for most users, Beaglebone < https://beagleboard.org/ > would not be the first choice. The wider support options and easier path to set up out of the box make Raspberry Pi a more popular option. The Beaglebone Project is a relatively old board project with the Beaglebone having been first released in 2013. There are projects out th...

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