What is BeagleBone?
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.
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.