Similar to my previous post on Interfacing BeagleBone Black with Adafruit 7-segment LED display, I have hooked up the . This means the matrix is connected with just 4 wires (3.3VDC, GND, SDA, SCL) to the which is mounted on the :
And like with the 7-segment LED "backpack", the Python module that Adafruit wrote for the Raspberry Pi works with the BeagleBone Black as well (hooray for the common abstraction of Linux and Python ):
I shot a video of it running the Adafruit_8x8.py example program:
I'm looking forward to putting this display to use in a project.