Community supported open hardware for makers, innovators and educators

BeagleBoard.org is an open source community of experienced hackers, hobbyists and engineers who are enthusiastic about building powerful, open ARM-based systems completely programmable through your web browser. BeagleBoard.org’s vision is to improve access to small, low-power computing platforms that can be embedded into new creations using easy to use development tools, such as its self-hosted, web-based IDE. The hardware designs of all Beagle boards are open source with all schematics, bills-of-materials, layouts, etc. shared for building other devices. The software is also open source and is generated by the community. Compiler tools are free and the board is available at a low cost. Boards will be provided for free to any student participating in a BeagleBoard.org-related GSoC project.

The BeagleBoard.org community continues to grow with over 20,000 members on the forum, over 3,000,000 boards in circulation, and over 150 developers who actively participate on the live chat (IRC channel) at any given time. Existing projects are often for the purpose of building robots, autonomous flying drones, automotive entertainment and navigation systems, home media centers, digital signs, wearable computers, gaming consoles, 3d printers, laser cutters and even hamburger robots! (over 1,000 projects registered at http://beagleboard.org/project/) Existing software compatibility includes various versions of Android, Ubuntu, Angstrom, Gentoo, FFmpeg, XBMC, ROS, OpenCV and much more.

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Technologies

  • risc-v
  • linux
  • arm
  • dsp
  • fpga

Topics

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BeagleBoard.org Foundation 2021 Projects

  • Shreyas Swanand Atre
    Beagle-Config
    Beagle-Config is a tool-set, that aims to provide the functionality to make the most common low-level configuration changes in beagle devices easily...
  • Omkar Bhilare
    BeagleWire Software
    Introduction The BeagleWire is an FPGA development platform that has been designed for use with BeagleBone boards. BeagleWire is a cape on which...
  • Dhruva Gole
    Bela support for the BeagleBone AI and/or future TI boards
    As given on the official website, Bela is a hardware and software system for creating beautiful interaction with sensors and sound. Bela consists of...
  • Jakub Duchniewicz
    GPGPU with GLES API
    Since BeagleBoards are heterogeneous platforms, why not use them to their full extent? Apparently for the time being the GPU block lies mostly...
  • Archisman Dey
    Improvemens to simpPRU
    Building upon the work done in GSoC 2020 to make programming the PRU easier for beginners, this project aims to add tests, features, and more...
  • Yadnik Bendale
    Micropython for BeagleConnect Freedom
    The project includes porting MicroPython and CircuitPython support to the BeagleConnect Freedom Device as well as writing drivers for interfaces like...
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2021