[Noisebridge-discuss] My video project needs a Raspberry Pi and/or low quality usb webcam
jake at spaz.org
Fri Mar 28 23:21:49 UTC 2014
they are super cool, and so small that i can't find mine right now.
they have only a small amount of FLASH onboard for bootup, but if you need
more you can use a USB stick as a boot drive :)
only 32mb RAM but you can upgrade to 64mb if you can solder surfacemount
with hotair :)
and they have GPIO pins like any good microcontroller, and a TTL serial
port that can talk directly to a regular microcontroller (which has
burlier, 5v GPIO pins for driving your robot)
openWRT is a really neat project, and it even has its own package manager
that is super cool.
On Fri, 28 Mar 2014, Naomi Most wrote:
> Whoa. That is cool, I did not know that.
> On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 3:26 PM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
>> James i recommend running openWRT (foss linux for wireless routers and
>> similar) on a WR703N which is a $22 wifi router with an ethernet port.
>> plug a usb webcam into the usb port and you're on! you can internet with
>> the wifi or the ethernet port.
>> it runs off of a microusb jack, so you can power it with a standard phone
>> charger or portable battery pack thing.
>> what is this for?
>> Noisebridge-discuss mailing list
>> Noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Naomi Theora Most
> naomi at nthmost.com
> skype: nthmost
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