Category: Embedded Systems-General

Top 14 Alternatives to Raspberry Pi 4B

This article contains some affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases. Everybody in the inventor’s world has played with the Raspberry pi board at one point or another. But not everyone is aware of these cool alternatives available in the market. In this post, I am have listed 14 alternatives to Raspberry Pi along with their pros and cons as compared to Raspberry pi. Whether you are just looking for a change, or you think Raspberry pi is an overkill for the project you have in mind, or you need an Embedded Linux board that has...

IoT

A Clear-Cut Explanation to IoT..!!

IoT is a famous buzz-word these days and it is predicted that IoT will bring on the next big revolution. In this post let’s try and understand what IoT really is, how IoT works and how is it, simply put, “the future”. I have written this post in a practical manner without going too much into the technicality from a beginner’s perspective. Hope you enjoy reading this article! What is IoT? IoT stands for “Internet of things”. It is a combination of technologies that enable the connection of everyday ‘things’ or objects to the internet. Examples of “things” can include...

A Clear-Cut Explanation To Embedded Systems!

Embedded systems come in a wide variety of sizes and complexities and are hence a bit hard to define. Let’s try and get a basic understanding of what an embedded system really is and how to classify them. What is an embedded system? A simple definition would be, an embedded system is a “special purpose computer” purpose-built to serve a specific purpose. For example, a calculator is a special-purpose computer as compared to a PC. To understand what this really means, let’s take a closer look at the definition by looking at the individual words. Let’s first have a look...