Educator Highlight: Derek Molloy, Embedded Linux YouTube Rock-Star and Author

We caught up with Derek Molloy, Author and Sr Lecturer in the School of Electronic Engineering at Dublin City College to chat about his use of BeagleBoard in the classroom and what inspired him to write a textbook and a … Continue reading Educator Highlight: Derek Molloy, Embedded Linux YouTube Rock-Star and Author

BeagleBoard-xM project spotlight: Fish on Wheels

By Tara Stratton Don’t drink and drive, unless you are the driver of today’s featured Beagle project. That is, unless you are… a fish! Goldfish can now explore the world beyond the limits of the tank with Fish on Wheels, a robotic car from Studio diip, a design shop in the Netherlands. Fish on Wheels has made a splash (pun intended!) in publications from Discovery and Popular Science to Hackaday and Geek.com, receiving popular acclaim from people who wanted their own goldfish at home to be able to put the pedal to the metal. Image credit: Studio diip As the … Continue reading BeagleBoard-xM project spotlight: Fish on Wheels

BeagleBoard-xM project spotlight: USS Langley Space Server

By Tara Stratton You’ve heard of monkeys and apes being sent to space, but did you know a Beagle is also being launched into the ether? In 2014, Sam Sipe and his team at the U.S. Naval Academy are launching a BeagleBoard-xM into space as part of their Unix space server. Sam Sipe got the idea for a Linux-based, open-source webserver in space during his sophomore year at the Academy. “I was taking EA204, which is our introduction to Astronautical Engineering course, while simultaneously teaching myself web code for an unrelated venture. Eventually I asked my instructor, CDR Blocker, why … Continue reading BeagleBoard-xM project spotlight: USS Langley Space Server

BeagleCast 2011-03-14: BeagleBoard-xM rev C

Today’s hosts are Jason Kridner, Gerald Coley and Jeffery Osier-Mixon.  Below are the show note links. Links to the recordings BeagleCast-20110314.mp3 BeagleCast-20110314.ogg To provide questions or suggestions: Call +1-713-234-0535 or visit the BeagleCast suggestions form From the RSS feed Running a BeagleBoard off of Batteries    BeagleBoard cases with a MakerBot on Thingiverse New SGX Graphics Driver Release 4.03.00.02 for Linux now available!     DVI-D to VGA converter for BeagleBoard-xM and issue to be fixed with the current BeagleBoardToys VGA adapter when using a BeagleBoard-xM   Kinect + BeagleBoard-xM (now need GLES)     Leverett and Wasson Win Texas Instruments Beagle Board Design … Continue reading BeagleCast 2011-03-14: BeagleBoard-xM rev C

Announcement from TI of BeagleBoard-xM hands-on training at ESC Chicago

Get hands-on training with the new BeagleBoard-xM, June 7-8 at ESC Chicago Attend ESC Chicago, June 7 & 8, and get hands-on interactive training with the new BeagleBoard-xM and talk with industry experts as they give you all of the hardware, boot, and kernel basics required to start development immediately. Attendees will learn how to engage with the BeagleBoard developer community, as well as how to obtain and utilize the source code projects most fundamental to the boards functionality. For those actively developing there will be targeted classes available addressing: Streaming media Graphical user interfaces Embedded Linux Android development for … Continue reading Announcement from TI of BeagleBoard-xM hands-on training at ESC Chicago