Last week to join the Music Tech Design Challenge

by Jason Kridner Everybody loves music, right?! Here’s your chance to change the way music is made and win prizes to boot. Fifteen of the best ideas will get a pile of gear to bring their idea to reality. But don’t wait, the deadline for applications is November 30, 2015! To find out more and to join, visit www.element14.com/musictech. *UPDATE*: Deadline extended to December 7th! Continue reading Last week to join the Music Tech Design Challenge

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Volumio

What is your go-to activity when you can’t sleep? For some it’s reading a book or counting sheep, but for music and technology enthusiast Michelangelo Guarise, it’s Volumio. Volumio is a free and open-source Linux Audiophile music player for embedded computers that, when paired with the Sitara-processor-powered BeagleBone Black, can transform an entire building into a connected audio center. Inspired by his passion for music, Guarise worked tirelessly on Volumio with the help of users worldwide. “What you have here is the result of sleepless coding nights, precious feedback from our users, and a pure, intense, visceral passion for music … Continue reading BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Volumio