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NanoPi costs 16$Print

If you want to make smart home, maybe you will need this hardware. It's mini single-board computer.
Linux runs in NanoPi.
Processor ? Samsung S3C2451 ARM9 @ 400Mhz
System Memory ? 64M DDR2
Storage ? micro SD slot
Connectivity ? AP6210 module for 802.11 b/g/n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0
USB ? 1x USB 1.1 host port, 1x micro USB OTG port for power and data (serial or Ethernet)
Display I/F ? LCD Interface: 0.5mm pitch SMT FPC seat, support full-color LCD (RGB: 8-8-8)
Camera I/F ? ...


New single-board computer.
After Banana Pi - M3 is new version of ODROID XU4.
Very small dimension, but very powerful.

CPU is Samsung Exynos5422 Cortex?-A15 2Ghz and Cortex?-A7 Octa core
GPU is Mali-T628 MP6. Single-board computer contains 2GB LPDDR3 RAM and 1GB ethernet.
ONDROID XU4 contains 2x USB 3.0 (Host) and 1x USB 2.0 (Host).
Display ...

Banana Pi M3 specification - octa-core Cortex A7, 2GB SDRAMPrint

On the website was showed specification of Banana Pi M3.
I remind that Banana Pi single-board computers are open-source hardware.
BPI-M3 contains octa-core Cortex A7 processor, 2GB LPDRR3 SDRAM.
GPU is PowerVR SGX544MP1. The board contains another buses like UART, I2C or SPI.
Ethernet connection handles Realtek RTL8211E/D (10/100/1000 Mbsp) and ...

STM32F746 DiscoveryPrint

It is here. STM32F746 has own discovery board.

Basic parameters of STM32F746:
- core ARM? 32-bit Cortex?-M7 CPU with FPU
- 1MB FLASH and 340KB RAM
- frequency up to 216 MHz
power 462 DMIPS/2.14 DMIPS/MHz (Dhrystone 2.1)

- USB functions: virtual COM port, mass storage, debug port
- 4.3-inch 480x272 color with capacitive touch screen
- Two ST MEMS ...

CHIP - 9$ single-board computerPrint

It's not funny. Really, single-bord computer costs $9.
The website shares project of single-board computer - CHIP (as Raspberry Pi) which costs $9. Doesn't have poor performance.
1GHz A13 ALLWINNER, 512MB RAM and 4GB NAND flash. And more one USB, WiFi 802.11b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0.

Do you want ...

Raspberry Pi + Arduino + Bluetooth 4.0 + WiFi + Accelerometer + Magnetometer + Digital Gyroscope = UDOO NEOPrint

UDOO NEO is an open hardware low-cost computer equipped with a FreescaleTM i.MX 6SoloX applications processor for Android and Linux.
The processor embeds an ARM? Cortex?-A9 and Cortex-M4 microcontroller which makes the board compatible with the Arduino environment allowing high performance at a low price.
Arduino compatible pinouts, 3-axis accelerometer, 3-axis digital gyroskope, 3-axis magnetometer, WiFi802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy.

512MB or 1GB DDR3 RAM (Plus version)

Raspberry Pi 2, Windows 10 IoTPrint

After publication of Raspberry Pi 2 Microsoft wrote that its Windows 10 will be support this platform. Now, coming Windows 10 IoT which supports Raspberry Pi 2 (and MinnowBoard Max and Intel Galileo). And more, Microsoft posted a lot of sample programs with Windows 10 IoT with other IC. Blnking? No problem. And accelerometer. SPI and display. Or you can write own concole app.

Other samples find on this ...

Graphical programming of ArduinoPrint

"The components found in the Visuino software represent their hardware components and you will easily be able to create and design your programs using drag and drop. No equipment or hardware is needed to run the software in design mode. Once you have completed the design, you can connect Arduino board upload and run it.

For those people who are not strong on writing code ..."

Arietta G25 - rival of Intel EdisonPrint

If you think that the Raspberry Pi is big and has a lot of unnecessarily function, try the Arietta G25. Rival of Intel Edison. The dimesion of board is little, but it has a more powerful.
Short comparation of parameters with Intel Edison:

Intel EdisonArietta G25
Type of processorIntel Atom 500MHz (Silvermont) and 32bit Quark (100 MHz)Atmel AT91SAM9G25 SoC (ARM9 @ 400Mhz)
CommunicationWiFi Broadcom 43340 802.11 a/b/g/n, BlueTooth 4.0WiFi 802.11b/g/n

Next features of Arietta G25 are: ...

Nucleo STM32L476 - high performance and low-power consumptionPrint

All processor manufacturers want low-power consumption or high performenace. Now, ST Microelectronics shows a new type of processor - STM32L476 which combines high performance and low-power consumption.
This type of processor contains various peripherals.
The website, the first of all, owns this processor with development board Nucleo.
You find photogalery and detailed description of STM32L476 and Nucleo development board.

Raspberry Pi 2 Model B and Windows 10Print

- Broadcom BCM2836 900MHz ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-core processor with VideoCore IV dual-core GPUGPU provides Open GL ES 2.0, hardware-accelerated OpenVG, and 1080p30 H.264 high-profile decode (6x performance).
There are a new features of new version of Raspberry Pi 2 version B compared version Raspberry Pi 1 B and B+.
And more! Raspberry Pi Foundation said that last six months worked closely with Microsoft ...

Minibian - minimal RaspbianPrint

I looked for some minimal operating system for Raspberry Pi. I found Minibian - it is minimal Raspbian. It is very minimal system which supports only terminal (I log in through SSH). SD card 512 MB is enough to running Minibian.
Minibian contains Kernel 3.12.28. The system needs 16 MB RAM and 314 MB disk. The system supports ...

GPS tracker with MSP430Print

Do you want to make GPS tracker. Look this project. It based on the MSP430F5510 (low power microcontroller by Texas Instruments - 25MHz, 32KB FLASH, 4KB SRAM, 3x DMA, I2C, SPI, UART, LIN, IrDA).
The microcontroller receives valid data from GPS and it sends data to his server through HTTP request. The interval of tracking is 10 minutes.
You can find ...

Mathematica 10 Now On Raspberry PiPrint

"With the recent release of Mathematica 10, you might be surprised to discover that you can now get it for free with a Raspberry Pi.It is very surprising that Wolfram decided to put a copy of Mathematica on the Raspberry Pi for free. It is even more surprising that it has just been upgraded to the latest version. Mathematica 10 now comes ready installed on Raspian.
The new release includes integration with the Wolfram cloud giving access to ...

Xmega PID programmer using the USBasp devicePrint

If you have USBasp programmer and you would like to program Xmega microconotrollers by Atmel, you need PDI programmer - convertor SPI to PDI. You find the process on this website. The program for PC is GUI4avrdude.
On this website is library ...

Controlling a RC Car w/ Bluetooth Connection & Speech RecognitionPrint

This project was shared on the website which is project for beginners. The controlling of RC car is controlled with a bluetooth module.
The basis of the project is MSP430G2553 microcontroller which comunicates with a HC-06 bluetooth module through an UART.
The microcontroller controls the RX2 circuit which controls a motor.
You can find ...

DIY Temperature & Humidity & Smoke Detector Alarm System Based on ArduinoPrint

The website a href='' target='_blank'> shared the article "DIY Temperature & Humidity & Smoke Detector Alarm System Based on Arduino". Tha data is shown on the ...

Arduino Based Security System using GSM & PIR SensorPrint

Do you own the Arduino and do you want to create security device? Then read. The device is easy and you find schematic and source code. The princip is: the PIR sensor detected movement and the GSM module calls ...

Powerful single-board computerPrint

Do you think that The Raspberry Pi, BeagleBone and other are low power for you?
Perhaps you might enjoy this open-source project. The idea create from Mr. Robert Ferance and Mr. Martin Murin from Slovak Republic.
The i.MX6 quad processor (1.2GHz) from Freescale, 4GB DDR3 RAM, 10/100/1000 Ethernet, 1x HDMI (2048 x 1536), 1x LVDS (1920?1200), 1x PCIE, 1x SATA...

BitScope Micro - Raspberry Pi Oscilloscope & AnalyzerPrint

This is basic overview this product: 20 MHz Bandwidth, 40 MSps Logic Capture, 2 Analog Scope Channels, 2 Analog Comparator channels, 6 Logic/Protocol Analyzer channels, 8 & 12 native analog sample resolution, Decodes Serial, SPI, I2C, CAN and more, Windows, Linux, Mac OS X & Raspberry Pi.
The BitScope contains waveform generator and spectrum analyzer.
The possibilities of BitScope is very good, but ...