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Raspberry IO card has been available for a while
Cosma.Pabouctsidis_#2   3/30/2014 9:32:32 AM
The RIO card mentionned under "Cosma Pabouctsidis Smart IO Expansion Card" has been available from Roboteq (www.roboteq.com) and a few resellers since october 2013.

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Re: chipKIT Pi
rhusain0   11/13/2013 6:36:36 PM
What about out of the box thinking and using an embedded cellphone. The cell has android grade cpu .5 gb ram 2 gb hard disk, wifi, gsm, gps and of course the full suite of android apps. Here is one I found on amazon http://www.amazon.com/Sharp-Unlocked-Touchscreen-Keyboard-Bluetooth/dp/B007V6F2VI/ref=sr_sp-btf_title_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1384384147&sr=8-7&keywords=cheap+tablets+under+50+gps

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Re: Multicore development
Caleb Kraft   11/13/2013 4:58:07 PM
Hey, that's new to me! That is pretty cool .

Paul Shaw
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BerryClip Addon Board
Paul Shaw   11/12/2013 5:48:40 PM
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Don't forget the BerryClip addon board! It's like the Fish Dish but has been around longer, has 6 leds and loads of example Python scripts. It's also much cheaper.

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Multicore development
RichQ   11/11/2013 9:13:10 PM
I would add to the list the multicore development board for the Pi, coming from xCore, reported recently in EDN.

Oh, but wait. That means you've heard of it, so it doesnt belong on this list. Ah, well, never mind, then.

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Industry maturity
LarryM99   11/11/2013 6:24:56 PM
This is the fun part, where the industry is small and everyone is still talking to each other. Soon enough, assuming this industry takes off, we will get to the point where big money is involved and everyone talks through their lawyers and PR departments. It is going to be interesting to see if the open source ethos holds up through this. When IBM published their PC bus specification it was a radical move, and they most likely only got away with doing it because Corporate IBM considered PCs to be inconsequential to "real" computing. This generation is starting out from a different base - I am looking forward to seeing where they end up.

Max The Magnificent
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chipKIT Pi
Max The Magnificent   11/11/2013 4:28:40 PM
What about the chipKIT Pi that I mentioned in my Arduinos on Steroids blog?

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Caleb Kraft   11/11/2013 11:49:05 AM
These are great! I can't believe how many new add ons keep showing up. There's like a never ending supply!

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