Call for topics for open-source embedded systems education projects

It’s that time again, time to start gathering project ideas and possible mentors for Google Summer of Code. This year, you can be a student even if you aren’t enrolled in school! That’s got me thinking about the key areas we need to help advance education around open source embedded systems. One of the early … Continued

BeagleBone® Black Helps Team Bring in a Win for Sustainability

The TU Delft Solar Boat Team used the BeagleBone® Black in their most ambitious design and won in the world championships.

BeagleBone® Black Helps Team Bring in a Win for Sustainability

The TU Delft Solar Boat Team used the BeagleBone® Black in their most ambitious design and won in the world championships.

NASA, T STAR and TAMU Students Drive Space Experimentation Using BeagleBone® Black

NASA, T STAR and TAMU Students Drive Space Experimentation Using BeagleBone® Black

Space researchers on Earth now have a powerful new way to remotely conduct experiments. Texas A&M University engineering students have been working with NASA Engineers, JSC Scientists and T STAR, a space commercialization company to successfully deploy an experiment station to the International Space Station. The first of its kind, “Hermes”, is a Class-1E experiment … Continued

BeagleBoard.org® Community Kicks off GSoC 2019 with Four Projects

This summer, four student projects in the Google Summer of Code 2019 (GSoC) will be mentored by BeagleBoard.org®. GSoC, sponsored by Google, is a global program in it’s fourteenth year, focused on bringing more student developers into open source software development during a 3 month programming project. After going through a detailed and thorough application … Continued

Ten BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle® Beginner’s Projects Share Getting Started Tips

Ten BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle® Beginner’s Projects Share Getting Started Tips

Want to get started on your own PocketBeagle® project? You can today!  Because BeagleBoard.org® supports both open source hardware and software, we have a large, supportive community sharing projects. A great way to begin your own project is to get started with one that is already in the community. Many students are taking the lead … Continued

Calling all Students and Mentors: Applications Now Open to Join BeagleBoard.org for GSoC 2019

Calling all Students and Mentors: Applications Now Open to Join BeagleBoard.org for GSoC 2019

Google Summer of Code (GSoc) is a global program that offers students stipends to write code for open source projects. We are excited that BeagleBoard.org has been again accepted as an open source community to mentor students in projects for the upcoming summer. Students and mentors are invited to join BeagleBoard.org for collaboration on open source … Continued

Two New PocketBeagle Capes Debut at Embedded World

The leading international trade show and conference for embedded systems with over 32,000 visitors was the perfect place for the PocketBeagle® TechLab Cape and the PocketBeagle® GamePup Cape to make their debut. With plenty of IO and interesting features, these two additions to PocketBeagle® are a great way to have fun while learning embedded programming … Continued

Inspiring Students in Slovenia: BeagleBone® Blue Based Micromouse

Inspiring Students in Slovenia: BeagleBone® Blue Based Micromouse

Maze solving robots are one of the most engaging ways to expose teens to engineering, electronics and coding.  At the University of Ljubljana, the oldest and largest university in Slovenia, high school students are doing exciting work with robotic “mice” based on BeagleBone® Blue. We met up at Embedded World 2019 with Rok Vrabic, researcher and lecturer of Mechatronics … Continued

Berkeley Students Mentor High School Robotics using BeagleBone® Black

Berkeley Students Mentor High School Robotics using BeagleBone® Black

Pioneers in Engineering at UC Berkeley is a student outreach organization passionate that no student should be denied a quality STEM education experience. The university student members promote science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education through an exciting, mentorship-based robotics competition process. Since 2008, over 700 high school students have been mentored in over 30 … Continued

Getting Started with Elementary School Students and PocketBeagle®

Getting Started with Elementary School Students and PocketBeagle®

I met 9 year old Charlie Jaffe and his dad, Doug at MakerFaire New York in September 2018 at our BeagleBoard.org® educational booth in the MakerShed. Charlie is a passionate young developer who enjoyed our demos at the booth using Beagleboard.org® PocketBeagle® and immediately wanted to build some projects of his own. After taking one … Continued