Light Up Your Holidays with PocketBeagle®

It’s fun and easy to light up your holiday season with® PocketBeagle® It’s tiny size and great 1GHz performance, makes PocketBeagle® the ideal controller for your holiday displays.  In addition to the main 1GHz ARM Cortex A8 CPU, the AM3358 SOC inside PocketBeagle® has a couple of “Aces up it’s sleeve” called PRUs.  The […]

PocketBeagle Wearable Tops off Your Holidays

Bring some cheer to the holiday season with this PocketBeagle project: PocketBeagle Wearable Tops off Your Holidays Use the PocketBeagle with motion sensor to activate LEDs on your DIY “ugly Christmas” wearables. Fun and easy to learn! PocketBeagle has great performance along with a tiny size and low cost. It makes a perfect […]

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Rose-Hulman ECE Christmas lights

Imagine having the ability to personalize your Christmas tree lights. When the holiday is approaching and it’s time for your family tradition of picking a tree, baking cookies, and putting on the garland, lights, ornaments, and big star on top, it seems like there is always something wrong with the lights! A few bulbs have […]

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Orbital Rendersphere

By Tara Stratton If you went to Maker Faire New York this year, you could not have missed the Orbital Rendersphere. This “Big Giant Spinning Limb Slicer,” as the Hoboken MakerBar team affectionately calls it, displays images and videos on a four-foot diameter spherical surface using persistence of vision (POV) spinning at 450 RPM. It […]

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: The Octoscroller

By Tara Stratton New York is one of the brightest places on Earth. Times Square is definitely a large factor, but now a new BeagleBone Black-based project—, the Octoscroller, —is adding to the glow. The Octoscroller, which you may have seen at Maker Faire New York a few weeks ago, is a project created by […]

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Disorient Pyramid

By Tara Stratton When you think of Pyramids in the middle of the desert, you think of Egypt, —not Nevada. The Disorient Pyramid, which was on display at Burning Man 2013 this year in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, is changing all that. This year at Burning Man, the Disorient Camp hosted a 23-foot […]