January 20-22, 2012, Hilton Los Angeles Airport Hotel

Pandaboard: Embedded Linux Extravaganza

Bryan Smith


Pandaboard: Everyone Loves a Bear - I cover where the Pandaboard fits in with the landscape of Open Embedded Platforms and why it currently reigns supreme.

  • Features
    • I/O More I/O Even more I/O The components that are integrated into the Pandaboard are numerous and wonderful. The list goes on and on, yet I’ll leave no stone unturned.
  • Developer's Delight
    • Do you own a soldering iron?
  • Hacks
    • Unpopulated Headers
  • GPIO
    •  Open Hardware isn’t open if we can’t solder it to our (insert item here) and add components to the board that we need to achieve a goal. Developers love to see hacks and innovation
  • Demo
    •  Booting Pandaboard 
  • 1080p Demo
    • 3D graphics - Attendees will be dazzled and amazed at how smoothly the Pandaboard cruises 1080p video and processes a 3D graphics demonstration
  • Word to the wise
    • What to avoid
    • Pitfalls
    • Gripes
    • Tricks

The Pandaboard is awesome hardware yet there are pitfalls that can be thwarted by future adopters and tricks of the trade to ease adoption.