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Wednesday, February 20 • 11:00am - 11:50am
Beaglebone: The Perfect Telemetry Platform? - Matt Ranostay, Ranostay Industries

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The author will discuss his ongoing and other team members efforts to develop hardware and software that reports sensor data to the community. This talk will be split into several parts a) types of useful sensors b) hardware design of Beaglebone capes c) and telemetry reports to Pachube/Cosm. Demonstrating that in the new world of cheap prototyping boards with I2C, GPIO, and SPI that anyone can setup a decent monitoring system for home security, automation, and weather reporting. There will be a live demo of prototype geiger counter + nixie display prototype. Also touched on will be how you can too produce a cape and write a Capebus driver for it.

The audience targeted is the professional hobbyist who likes to hack on microcontrollers in their spare time. It will take little to medium knowledge of electrical engineering to follow this talk

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Matt Ranostay

Software Engineer, Intel Open Source Technology Center
Matt has worked in the Embedded Linux field in various roles for 6+ years at various companies including Embedded Alley, Mentor Graphics and currently at Intel's Open Source Technology Center. He also has been an active member in the Beagleboard community, and has given talks about using the platform.

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