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Development platform: BeagleBone Black

BeagleBoard (BB) family of products offer low-power open-source hardware single-board computers. They are gathered around general purpose ARM based Texas Instruments OMAP system-on-a-chip solutions. As with many similar products, initial intent was to create device which would provide educational value to the users. Made with open source in mind, it is marketed under Creative Commons share-alike license. Highly capable variant…

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Development platform: Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a small single-board computer and development platform device series. Originally, it was aimed at education in order to promote computer science subjects and courses in schools, workshops and other interested audiences. Shortly after introduction, it proved itself to be extremely versatile. That launched it into projects of different domains such as automation, robotics and multimedia, way beyond…

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Development platform: Arduino

Arduino is embedded electronics platform which is easy to use and develop prototypes and concept implementations. It is aimed at both novice and advanced users by providing simple interface and wide range of documentation and exemplar hardware extensions and software components. Development is centered around microcontroller programming which was conceived in such a way to be accessible users with different…

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Meet TinyO – Connected Car platform

Illustration 1: TinyO development boards Wide variety of everyday devices got labeled smart, yet cars stayed on the margin when it comes to technological integration. Just recently, the world is infatuated with Connected Car  and its possibilities. In addition, car enthusiasts sometimes can’t resist the urge to make a few advances to join Connected Car.  Fresh board extension that enables…

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Emergence of Connected Car in transportation

Transportation systems and related industries have major influence on everyday life. Simply put, it is a form of communication or specialization of the communication aimed at physical entities and their static and dynamic arrangement and management. Given its strong presence, it is not surprising that it reliably reflects the measure of current technical and technology competency, capacity and achieved progress.…

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