BeagleBone is an $89 MSRP, credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects to the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.0 and Ubuntu. With plenty of I/O and processing power for real-time analysis provided by an AM335x 720MHz ARM® processor, BeagleBone can be complemented with cape plug-in boards to augment functionality.
Processor: AM335x 720MHz ARM Cortex-A8
- 256MB DDR2 RAM
- 3D graphics accelerator
- ARM Cortex-M3 for power management
- 2x PRU 32-bit RISC CPUs
- USB client: power, debug and device
- USB host
- 2x 46 pin headers
- 4GB microSD card w/ Angstrom Distribution
- Cloud9 IDE on Node.JS w/ BoneScript library
Be sure to check out the BeagleBone Black which is available at a lower price and adds on-board HDMI and eMMC flash storage. Black removes the on-board USB JTAG and serial adapters.