Open source hardware allows people the opportunity to control the technology and share their knowledge through a free exchange. Newark element14’s (Chicago, IL) open source offering includes volumes of information on some of the most popular single board computers (SBCs) such as the Raspberry Pi and Beaglebone Black. Features include:
· Applications include: capturing images in space and powering robots, controlling home devices and processing word documents, but functions and uses are only limited to the imagination of the user, and are truly “open” to possibilities.
· Free tools and the opportunity to work with other engineers to fast track prototyping.
· Access to technologies from major silicon providers.
For more information on Newark's open source offering, visit www.newark.com.