Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Boston Linux Meeting Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - Galileo, Linux, and the Internet of Things

When: January 15, 2014 7PM (6:30PM for Q&A)
Topic: Galileo, Linux, and the Internet of Things
Moderator:Brian DeLacey
Location: MIT Building E51, Room 315

### Please note that Wadsworth St. is still closed.
### Proceed West on Memorial Drive to Ames St. Ames will be
### 2-way during construction. Take a right onto Ames and another right
### onto Amherst.

Summary
Brian demonstrates Intel's new Galileo development board

Abstract

Brian showcases Intel's Galileo - an open design development board
with Intel's new Quark SoC X1000 (thermal design point 1.9W - 2.2W). The
Galileo runs with Linux, Ubuntu,and the Arduino IDE. The demonstrations
will blend physical and distributed computing. We'll use multimeters and
toolchains to explore blinking LEDs, networked and motorized
applications, benchmarks (in a few languages), wearables and IoT (the
Internet of Things).

Reference documents - including Galileo's specs, board schematics,
BOM, and datasheets - are available at the links below.

http://tinyurl.com/of9tkel
http://arduino.cc/en/ArduinoCertified/IntelGalileo
http://www.iotfestival.com/
iotfestival@gmail.com (Internet of Things Festival)

For further information and directions please consult the BLU Web site
http://www.blu.org
Please note that there is usually plenty of free parking in the E-51
parking lot at 2 Amherst St, or directly on Amherst St.

After the meeting we will adjourn to the official after meeting meeting
location at The Cambridge Brewing Company
http://www.cambridgebrewingcompany.com/

--
Jerry Feldman <gaf@blu.org>
Boston Linux and Unix
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