What is BeagleBone Blue?
BeagleBone® Blue is a complete, Linux-enabled robotics computer. Community-supported and fully open-source, the real-time performance, flexible networking and rich set of robotics-oriented peripherals make building mobile robots quick and affordable.
Processor: Octavo Systems OSD3358 1GHz ARM® Cortex-A8
- 512MB DDR3 RAM integrated
- Integrated power management
- 2×32-bit 200-MHz programmable real-time units (PRUs)
- ARM Cortex-M3
- On-board 4GB 8-bit eMMC flash storage programmed with Debian Linux
Connectivity and sensors
- Battery: 2-cell LiPo support with balancing, 9-18V charger input
- Wireless: 802.11bgn, Bluetooth 4.1 and BLE
- Motor control: 8 6V servo out, 4 DC motor out, 4 quadrature encoder in
- Sensors: 9 axis IMU, barometer
- Connectivity: HighSpeed USB 2.0 client and host
- User interface: 11 user programmable LEDs, 2 user programmable buttons
- Easy connect interfaces for adding additional sensors such as: GPS, DSM2 radio, UARTs, SPI, I2C, 1.8V analog, 3.3V GPIOs
Mirko Denecke describes how he runs ArduCopter.
Using Robot Operating System (ROS) with a balancing robot (EduMIP).
Connect a Bluetooth speaker.
Robot controlled webcam
Automatically start mjpg-streamer.
Add 2.4" LCD Connect and configure an Adafruit 2.4" LCD breakout board.See More Projects »
First step: connect your Beagle to this site
Hardware, Software and Ecosystem Discussion Groups
Collaborate and find support on the Beagle community forum
IRC Group Chat
Live chat with other open-source enthusiasts
Read books to help you learn fundamental concepts
- Bill of materials
- PCB source files
- Manufacturing files
- Schematic (PDF and source)
- System Reference Manual
BeagleBone Blue Overview
A quick exploration of BeagleBone Blue prepared for Embedded World 2017.
BeagleBone Blue Introduction at CES
Tom Bewley of UCSD shares a brief introduction to BeagleBone Blue.
Educational Robots and Linux
Jason Kridner describes why educational robotics are critical for the future of Linux
Quick BeagleBoard.org Overview
A rapid introduction to BeagleBoard.org.