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Pandaboard Everyone Loves a Bear I cover where the Pandaboard fits in with the landscape of Open Embedded Platforms and why it currently reigns supreme.
Features #I/O #More I/O #Even more I/O *The components that are integrated into the Pandaboard a numerous and wonderful. The list goes on and on yet I’ll leave no stone left unturned.
Developer Delight: Do you own a Soldering Iron? #Hacks #Unpopulated Headers #GPIO *Open Hardware isn’t Open if we can’t solder it to our___ (insert item here) and add components to the board that we need to achieve a goal. Developers love to see hacks and innovation.
Demo #Booting Pandaboard #1080p Demo #3D graphics *Attendees will be dazzled and amazed at how smoothly the Pandaboard cruises 1080p video and processes a 3D graphics demonstration
Word to the wise #What to avoid #Pitfalls #Gripes #Tricks *The Pandaboard is awesome hardware yet there are pitfalls that can be thwarted by future adopters and tricks of the trade to ease adoption.
Closing thoughts *Resources
Bryan A Smith is a Debian Gnu/Linux and BSD enthusiast, hardware hacker and Systems Engineer. Bryan has used Open Source Operating Systems since the days of Red Hat 5 Hurricane.
He contributes to several Open Source projects and has helped launch several startup ISP’s based in his area using Open Source software as a framework.
Bryan spends his free time organizing Fossetcon, administering his free Linux shell server SHellium.org, advocating Open Source, proctoring BSD Associate Certification, writing poetry and playing Bossa Nova and Flamenco guitar.
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