Poursteady: From BeagleBone® Maker Project to Global Coffee Equipment Company

Poursteady:  From BeagleBone® Maker Project to Global Coffee Equipment Company

Little did Stephan von Muehlen, CEO of Poursteady, know five years ago that helping out two engineering friends at a World MakerFaire demo would be the start of a successful, global, commercial coffee equipment company.  Poursteady, is a unique IoT robotic pour-over coffee machine combining precision motion-control with speed and reliability. After serving over 800 … Continued

BeagleBone Laundry Notification Texter

BeagleBone Laundry Notification Texter

This project on Digi-Key aims to make domestic life a bit easier: How to Make a BeagleBone-Based Appliance Notification Texter Once a washer or dryer cycle has started, users have to wait up to an hour for them to finish their cycles. Too often, they forget to check in on the appliances so wet clothes sit … Continued

BeagleBoard.org collaborates with Microsoft to simplify Internet of Things (IoT) development

by Jason Kridner Microsoft Azure Certified for IoT provides quick-start confidence to BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Black and SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green with pre-tested software and hardware When developers of Internet-connected device (or “IoT”) solutions are prototyping and deploying their products, they frequently choose BeagleBoard.org BeagleBone Black and the new BeagleBoard-compatible SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green. By adding participation of … Continued

Thought Leadership Regarding the Internet of Things

by Jason Kridner With browsers and rich applications available to us everywhere, desires for information and control are growing astronomically. Entrepreneurial, design and cross-discipline engineering skills are all required to launch a successful connected device. Thankfully, Brian DeLacey with other technology enthusiasts around Cambridge and Boston are exploring what it takes to educate individuals and … Continued

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: The BeeDome

By Tara Stratton ForestDew Apiaries, located in Ottawa, Ontario, has been keeping, testing and trying 20 strains of bees from all over the world for 13 years. They pride themselves on coming up with innovative products and solutions in the bee industry, and their BeeDome is definitely one of these solutions. The BeeDome is a … Continued

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Petcube

As Alex Neskin slipped out the front door for work, he couldn’t help but feel the heartache as he heard the barks and cries from his Chihuahua, Rocky. It was the same routine every day. He would try to sneak out the door attempting to be unnoticed by Rocky, but every time the door would … Continued

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 … Continued

BeagleBone Black project spotlight: Open Sprinkler Beagle (OSBo)

By Tara Stratton Planning to buy a sprinkler timer for your loved ones this holiday season? Have no fear, OpenSprinkler is here! Developed by Ray Wang at Rayshobby LLC, OpenSprinkler Beagle—nicknamed OSBo—was released last week. It is an open-source sprinkler/irrigation extension board for the Sitara-processor-based BeagleBone Black. The board helps you easily develop BeagleBone Black … Continued