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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 is currently the Program Director for Fossetcon Fossetcon – Free and Open Source Software Expo and Technology Conference and Chief Technical Officer at Tacit Labs Inc
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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