Monthly Archives: December 2017

  1. December 21, 2017

    Differences between Raspberry Pi B, B+, A+, 2B, 3B

    In March 2012, the world’s first card-type Linux microcomputer was launched by Raspberry Pi foundation. Although it’s as small as a credit card in size, it can absolutely work as good as a PC, surfing the Internet, playing 1080P movie and games, editing texts and what’s more, program development are not a big deal for Raspberry Pi. If you are an electronic hobbyist or DIY maker, Raspberry Pi is perfect and the first choice. With some programming knowledge, you can get started with it straight away. In this article, I’m gonna give introductions about each version of Raspberry Pi and their differences, so you can make a right purchase according to your own needs. First Generation of Raspberry Pi The first generation of Raspberry Pi includes 4 versions: A, A+,

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  2. December 16, 2017

    Sino:bit- The single board microcontroller for computer education in China

    Micro:bit is an ARM-based embedded system designed by the BBC for use in computer education in the UK. The BBC gave away the computer free to every year 7 child in Britain starting from October 2015(around 1 million devices). Micro:bit now becomes a worldwide popular device. The Micro:bit Foundation aims to put the device into the hands of 2 million children in the U.S. & Canada by 2020. "The goal of the micro:bit is to give educators and parents an easy-to-use tool to teach the basics of computer programming and inspire students to imagine, invent and innovate." said Hal Speed, Head of North America at the Micro:bit Foundation. In Japan, the Micro:bit Foundation's goal is to deliver the micro:bit to 300,000 Japanese children by 2020. In Croatia,

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  3. December 11, 2017

    How to voice type and print the text on LCD using Raspberry Pi

    Voice typing feature is quite common to mobile phones; it is considered faster and user-friendly to those who find it difficult to type to input the question about which they need information. If typing fast is required or your handicap, this feature works the best for you. In this article, we will input voice via an Android App and the output will be displayed on LCD using Raspberry Pi. This requires a 16x 2 LCD with Raspberry Pi which is equipped with Bluetooth to receive inputs from the mobile phone. Start with Connecting 16x2 LCD with Raspberry Pi: Setting Bluetooth is preceded by interfacing 16x 2 LCD with Raspberry Pi. Bluetooth setup, first we will interface 16x2 LCD as Raspberry Pi accessory. External

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