Bug Labs' blocks are the hardware that enables Internet connectivity. These blocks come in custom colors with a sleek, finished look. Integrated inside is a Linux-based CPU, which runs Angstrom Linux OS OpenJDK JVM. In addition, the module supports 720P HD video and has a 24-bit parallel video slot. Connectivity is established through WiFi and Bluetooth protocols, and mobile bugs can connect whenever there is a 3G connection available.
Bug Labs also has a wide selection of support modules to extend usability. These include the BUGstinger, which will most likely be needed for development. It connects to the blocks through a single cable and houses ports for USB connections and Ethernet connections. Other modules include GPS, RFID scanner, atmospheric gas sensors, video transcoder, motion detector accelerometer, and a full-color touchscreen LCD to name a few.
While Bug Labs' blocks will establish you with connectivity, it also offers Swarm services. The Swarm is a cloud-based development platform that allows services to be easily added to your projects, including the "Dashboard." It's an online visual environment that allows users to interact and monitor their devices. Services include event notifications, real-time data and charts, analytics, and reporting, along with history logs.
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