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Embedded Pi

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Start Date: 5/13/13 07:00 PM

End Date: 6/3/13 07:00 PM

Kits Offered: 4

Applicants: 94


EmbeddedPi.jpgEmbedded Pi is a triple-play platform for Raspberry Pi, Arduino™ and 32-bit embedded ARM. Blending all three communities together, Embedded Pi helps you to get the most out of each platform. The Embedded Pi is based on the STMicroelectronics STM32F103 MCU. It can operate as a bridge between Raspberry Pi and Arduino™ shields and in standalone mode as a Cortex-M3 evaluation board.


Depending on the jumper placement on the Embedded Pi, you can select each of the three modes of operation:


STM32/Standalone Mode: The Embedded Pi works as a base platform, the STM32 controls the Arduino™ shields directly without the use of Raspberry Pi. It can interface with outside world and can control surroundings by sending & receiving input/output using wide variety of sensors; like controlling lights, motors, and other actuators.


A quick & easy embedded project can be built in C using CooCox development tools, a FREE and easy-to-use ARM development tool environment for Cortex-M MCU with flash programming & debugging capability (CoIDE, CoFlash, CoLinkEx etc), along with the integrated abundant reusable code shared by CooCox team and CoFans.


ST-Adapter Mode: The Embedded Pi STM32 controls the Arduino™ shields, and the Raspberry Pi works as the GUI or command line console to send commands/data to and receive data from Embedded Pi. This is an advanced mode which extends and strengthens the automation control capability of the Raspberry Pi, taking the advantage of STM32F103 NVIC (Nested Vectored Interrupt Controller), GPIOs, and more peripherals like ADC and PWM.


Raspberry Pi Mode: The Embedded Pi works as a hardware connection bridge between Raspberry Pi and Arduino™ shields, allowing the Raspberry Pi to interface directly with existing Arduino™ shields, having a number of sensors & control to interact with external environment. It offers all the possibilities of connecting digital and analog sensors using the common footprint of Arduino but with the power and capabilities of Raspberry Pi.


The Embedded Pi, Raspberry Pi & Arduino™ shields together offer reasonably powerful embedded development platform with more processing power, greater I/O and fascinating display quality.
Key Features
  • A Triple play platform for Raspberry Pi, Arduino™ & 32-Bit ARM.
  • Provides Raspberry Pi with easy access to abundant Arduino shields.
  • Brings 32-bit ARM MCU into the world of Arduino.
  • Raspberry Pi and the STM32 MCU can work independently or in conjunction with each other to control the Arduino shields or other accessories.
  • Three Working Modes: Raspberry Pi Mode, Standalone Mode & ST-Adapter Mode, selectable by jumpers.
  • FREE CooCox ARM development Tool for ARM.
Terms & Conditions
  • Testers will be selected on the basis of quality of applications: we expect a full and complete description of why you want to test this particular product.
  • Testers are required to produce a full, comprehensive and well thought out review within 2 months of receipt of the product.
  • Failure to provide this review within the above timescale will result in the enrolee being excluded from future Road Tests.



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