tutorials

Getting started with Beaglebone Black

In order to start development of your Beaglebone Black project you will need to do initial setup. This includes installation of operating system and programming environment of choice. Illustration 1: Beaglebone Black base board Default and preinstalled operating system is Angstrom, a linux distribution optimized for embedded devices. However, there are other choices including Debian distribution, Ubuntu and even Android.…

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Getting started with Raspberry Pi 3

There are couple of ways to get started with your Raspberry Pi project, one of which is setting up an operating system and software environment including some programming language such as python. This article will go over some of the available options for this setup. Illustration 1: Raspbian Operating system desktop Easiest way to start is with NOOBS (New out…

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business, standards

What’s driving Connected Car? 3/3

Realization of big automotive project is expected through next decade. It will change vehicles from isolated to interactive, connected and safer. Those improvements of intelligent transportation system aims for better trip security, higher global efficiency of the transportation system by reducing travel time and congestion, reducing gas emissions and providing set of information, decision support, guidance, Internet access, and comfort…

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platforms, review, toolbox

Platforms – Kvaser Blackbird V2

Kvaser Blackbird V2 is a CAN Bus interface equipped with wireless infrastructure support, developed as a part of the device suite which includes data interfaces, data loggers and OEM products marketed by the Kvaser. It connects to WiFi on both AdHoc and infrastructure networks, leveraging the advantages of wireless data transmission. Kvaser is a company centered around delivering advanced CAN…

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platforms, review, toolbox

Platforms – OBD Solutions development board

Development board which is presented in this article is the one which served as inspiration when TinyO was conceived. It is one of the most reliable and well-rounded solution in terms of standards support, ease of use and reliability. This is not surprising given the fact that actual microcontroller which is used as a center piece is manufactures, OBD Solutions,…

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