With the release of the BeagleBone Black and its dramatic price reduction from the original BeagleBone, there’s been a flurry of interest in the open source embedded Linux development board. At Maker Faire New York next weekend, there will be no shortage of BeagleBone projects, presentations, and enthusiasts. Here’s a small taste of what to look out for if you’re interested in learning about the BeagleBone:
- Getting Started with BeagleBone Black: The BeagleBone Black is a completely Open Hardware and Software single board computer for makers. Have you tried it? Come learn a bit about the BeagleBone Black and find out if it is right for your next project.
- Face Detection in Ten Minutes with BeagleBone Black: In this talk, BeagleBoard.org co-founder Jason Kridner discusses how to use the OpenCV open-source library on the BeagleBone Black open-source computer to implement face detection applications and add elegant mustaches and other new features to your mug. Jason demonstrates his BeagleStache camera application as an example of this application.