Posts Tagged ‘Chumby’

RIP Chumby

Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012

According to Phil Torrone's exclusive interview with Andrew (bunnie) Huang for MAKE, the age of Chumby is pretty much over, at least as far as official manufacturing and support are concerned. Chumby is the open source WiFi web app platform developed in 2006, before the release of the iPhone. It...

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Chumby controls Freescale Mechatronics board over USB

Sunday, May 1st, 2011

In this video, Eric Gregori of EMGRobotics demonstrates how he controls the Freescale Mechatronics board with the Chumby over USB. Starting out with a stock Chumby from Best Buy, Eric steps through how to access the Easter egg hacker screen. Then after installing the Terra Term terminal program on your...

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New Chumby released

Monday, April 4th, 2011

Chumby hackers take note! The new "Chumby oo" has been released. It features a larger 800 x 600 display (8" diagonal), allows management of content and subscriptions from the device and supports SD, MMC and CF storage media in addition to USB. The internals include a 800MHz Marvell ARMADA 166...

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ChumbyCV computer vision framework and library

Friday, March 18th, 2011

If you have a Chumby and want to experiment with computer vision concepts, check out ChumbyCV. It's a simple Computer Vision framework and library for the Chumby embedded linux computer (Chumby One and beyond). Check out EMGRobotics for additional information, videos, and all kinds of robot information.

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Convert the Chumby serial port into two PWM outputs

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Osman Eralp of Ozbots writes: When I was building my latest Chumby-based robot, I didn’t need the serial port, but I did want PWM signals to control the robot’s wheel motors. Fortunately, the processor pins that are used for the serial (UART) TX and RX pins are multiplexed with PWM...

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