The long-awaited 64-bit ODROID-C2 is finally here! Featuring 4K video, 2GB RAM, Gigabit ethernet, and a powerful S905 Amlogic processor, it offers cutting-edge power at a reasonable cost. It’s available for $40 USD from the Hardkernel store at http://bit.ly/1fbE9ld. To learn more about the C2, and to download pre-built operating systems such as Android and Ubuntu, visit the new ODROID-C2 wiki page at http://bit.ly/1Trq5Ef. One of the exciting new peripherals available for the ODROID-C2 is the oCAM, an advanced USB 3.0 camera that can be used in OpenCV projects. DoYoon Kim details how to easily set up a simple hand tracking and surveillance system using open source software.
The popular ODROID-C0 can be used in conjunction with MQTT to create IoT devices, as shown by Venkat in his latest hardware tinkering article. Tobias continues his gaming series with Half-Life, Andrew shows us how to use a real-time kernel to optimize your application’s efficiency, Christopher presents a project on adding a backlight to the ODROID-VU7 display, Adrian helps us enhance our Linux terminal using Byobu, and Justin delves into Exagear to run Window programs on your ODROID.
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