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2015
This week's embedded.fm episode features Jason of BB:   110: Happiness Is a Warm Puppy — Embedded ...
In my previous post, I was able to retrieve data from the SensorTag 2.0 on the Beaglebone Black using command line tools such as "hcitool" and "gatttool". For this post, I'll be setting up Node-RED to collect the SensorTag data automatically and make it available for other applications to process or store.   Node-RED  What is Node-RED? Node-RED is a tool used to wire together different devices, APIs or online service in a visual way. The website is located at http:/
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This post is part of my RoadTest review for the TI CC2650STK SimpleLink IoT SensorTag. As I plan to use the BeagleBoard for data collection, I thought I'd blog about how to get BLE to work on it first. Here we go ...   Preparing the BBB  Before we jump to setting up BLE on the BBB, we require an operational BBB with internet connection. The full setup of the BBB using Debian can be found in one of my earlier posts: [AirCare] InTheAir - Week 2: Preparing the Beaglebone Black   ...
I have always wanted to get my hands on a BeagleBoneBlack (BBB), and it seems that I chose the right time to do so. It hasn't been long now since the new spin of the BeagleBoneBlack started shipping with Debian pre-installed onto the board's permanent eMMC storage. This was enabled through the upgrade in size, from 2GB to the current 4GB, of the on-board flash, which was done for a couple of reasons: first of all, 2GB isn't that much space. The Raspberry Pi recommends at least a 4GB SD card, by ...