Happy Birthday BeagleBoard.org!

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Happy Birthday BeagleBoard.org!
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All of us at MAKE would like to wish a happy 5th birthday to BeagleBoard.org, the nonprofit organization behind the popular open source embedded Linux boards which include the BeagleBoard, the BeagleBone and the newest addition to the family, the BeagleBone Black.

The organization’s founders, Jason Kridner and Gerald Coley are Texas Instruments employees who came up with the idea to create open source development boards using TI’s processors. Five years later, their products have become a popular choice for roboticists, artists, makers, and engineers alike. With over 100,000 boards shipped in five years and almost half of that number from the new BeagleBone Black, it’s clear there’s a bright future ahead for BeagleBoard.org.

If the celebration puts you in the mood for a walk down memory lane, check out all our past content related to the BeagleBone. And happy 5th birthday, BeagleBoard.org! Though, I guess in dog years, it would be 35, wouldn’t it?

2 thoughts on “Happy Birthday BeagleBoard.org!

  1. Happy Birthday BeagleBoard.org! Matt Richardson says:

    And on a personal note, thanks for the mention in the video! Choosing the BeagleBone for that project was a no-brainer!

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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