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BeagleBone Cape Design Contest – winners announced

beagleboard-cape-compo-logo.jpgTexas Instruments has announced the winners of the BeagleBone Cape Plug-in Board Design Contest, announced back in November. The three winning submissions are: Replicape for 3D printers; Interacto providing a foundation for building robots and flying drones; and Geiger Cape, which measures radiation counts.

beaglebone-cape-design-winner.jpgDevelopers, students, and general makers and hobbyists worldwide were invited to create innovative new expansion boards or “capes”, made specifically for the BeagleBone (a credit-card-sized Linux computer that connects with the Internet and runs software such as Android 4.1.2 and Ubuntu, based on TI’s Sitara AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 processors).

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