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NERP - Not Exclusively Raspberry Pi Message Board › An ARM-Based SBC with an RTOS

An ARM-Based SBC with an RTOS

Ed B.
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Group Organizer
Chicago, IL
A couple of NERPs ago Russ Porte gave a 15 minute intro to the Freedom Board, an inexpensive single board computer.

Tonight, Russ will present a closer look at the Freescale FRDM-KL25z, using some of the built-in peripherals to start building an interactive device. While building, we'll cover some i2c basics and learn how using an RTOS (Real-Time Operating System) can solve synchronization problems.

1) Prototyping on the Freescale FRDM platform.

2) Brief intro to the MMA8450Q Freescale three-axis accelerometer using i2c.

3) Brief overview of synchronization problems and how RTOS primitives can help you solve them.

Drew Fustini has passed along a heads-up about NERP being mentioned by Jason Kridner in a interview.­ Jason works at TI and is one of the designers of the Beagle Bone. It's very cool that he enjoyed visiting NERP last August . Jason has a standing invitation to speak at NERP whenever he's in Chicago.

NERP is not exclusively raspberry pi, the small computer interest group at Pumping Station:One in Chicago.
Find NERP and Pumping Station:One

NERP meets at 7pm
Oct. 21, 2013 at Pumping Station:One, 3519 N. Elston Ave. in Chicago.
Doors open at 6:30pm. NERP is free and open to the public.
Ed Bennett ed @ kinetics and electronics com
Tags: electronics, embedded, NERP, Open Source, raspberry pi, hackerspace, Beagle Bone, Element14

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