Arduino is the open-source platform for Electronic hardware interactive devices. Here, we going to give you the details of more enhanced platforms that alternates Arduino.
Raspberry pi is a small sized computer mainly designed for education with the features of processor and dedicated memory.
- Graphics card
The latest version is Raspberry pi 3 that uses ARM cortex A-53 Processor. And it has 1 GB of RAM.
Beagle Bone is a ARM cortex – A8 bas processor . It’s a low cost open source platform produced by Texas Instruments.
|Frequency||600 MHz to 1 GHz|
|Memory||128 MB to 512 MB|
|Ports||USB On-The-Go/DVI-D/PC audio/SDHC/JTAG/HDMI|
|Power consumption||2 W|
Minnowboard is an open source platform for hardware, software and UEFI firmware development.
- Turbot Quad core
- Turbot Dual Ethernet Dual-core
- Turbot Dual Ethernet Quad core.
Nanode is an open source microcontroller for IoT things. It’s a low cost board that has on-boato internet connectivity. The board was developed by the London hackerspace. The on board internet connectivity allows user to control I/O by remote connections.
- Processor : Atmega 328 Microcontroller
- Frequency : 16 MHz
- Unique Mac address generator
- 14 Digital I/O ports
- 32KB ISP flash memory.
- 1KB EEPROM.
- 2KB SRAM.
- 5V 250mA – USB or external Power
MSP 430 LaunchPad
Teensy is a USB based microcontroller board. It offers more I/O capabilities and featured add-ons libraries that supports with Arduino.
Library : Compatible with Arduino libraries
Operating platform : Windows, Mac OS, Linux
The board are differ with different power consumption and hardware peripherals and operating frequency. The board is varying with operating frequency of 16MHz, 48MHz, and 72MHz