BeagleBoard.org introduces the PocketBeagle® Grove Kit

February 24, 2020 | 08:50
PocketBeagle® Grove Kit 
PocketBeagle® Grove Kit 
PocketBeagle® Grove Kit  is an infinitely scalable tool for working with sensors and actuators aimed at helping beginners and professionals alike.  

“With BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle® Grove Kit, one could go from learning programming, Linux and physical computing to developing projects and products on PocketBeagleÒ quickly and conveniently.” says Jason Kridner, Co-founder of the BeagleBoard.org® Foundation. “I love that I can just turn it on and play with it as a music synthesizer.”

The kit comes with PocketBeagle® and PocketBeagle® Grove Cape to connect Grove modules without soldering or stray jumper wires. There are 10 different Grove modules that are pre-installed in an acrylic case, including sensors, a display, LEDs, and buttons. They are all ready to use with drivers pre-installed. In addition, it contains all the essentials that you need to get started with PocketBeagle®, such as a USB cable, SD card, and WiFi dongle. Provided tutorials take you from novice to building your own musical instrument, performing voice recognition and connecting to Internet services.
 
Features:
  • Complete set of accessories
  • 10 Grove modules ready to plug in and use
  • Pre-installed software to get started quickly
  • 8 well written tutorials
 
Accessories List:
  • BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle® x 1
  • Grove - Analog Microphone x 1
  • Grove - Chainable RGB LED x 2
  • Grove - Ultrasonic Distance Sensor x 1
  • Grove - Rotary Angle Sensor x 1
  • Grove - Slide Potentiometer x 1
  • Grove - Button x 2
  • Grove - 12 Key Capacitive I2C Touch Sensor V2 x 1
  • Grove - 3 Axis Digital Accelerometer x 1
  • Grove - Speaker Plus x 1
  • Grove - 16x2 LCD (White on Blue) x 1
  • BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle® Grove Cape x 1
  • Alligator Cable x 10
  • SD+TF Card Reader x 1
  • 16GB SD Card x 1
  • WiFi Dongle x 1
  • Acrylic shell x 1
  • Grove Cable x 10 
  • USB Cable x 1
 
“We believe the BeagleBoard.org® PocketBeagle® Grove Kit will give engineers and educators practical everyday examples of sensing the physical world through touch, sound, force and distance” stated Christine Long, Executive Director of the BeagleBoard.org® Foundation. “Our goal is to give all audiences the opportunity to experience the creation of music using the PocketBeagle® Grove Kit and its included accessories.”

More information:
https://beagleboard.org/Kits/Grove
 
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