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Top 10 Open SBC Survey Results, 2014

Which are your 1st, 2nd, and 3rd most favorite open source SBCs? Note: For each ranking, if your SBC choice is not available in the drop-down list, select "other" from the bottom of the drop-down list and then enter your SBC choice in the text box below. If you have more than one unlisted board, please indicate which is your 1st, 2nd and 3rd choice by number.
  answered question 757
 
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SBC
 
86Duino and 86Duino One A10-OLinuXino-Lime A20-OLinuXino-Micro APC Rock Arndale Board-K Arndale Octa Board BeagleBone Black Banana Pi BD-SL-i.MX6 (SABRE Lite) Cosmic+ Cubieboard2 CubieTruck (Cubieboard3) Galileo Gizmo Hackberry A10 IGEPv5 Community Edition Improv i.MX6 Rex MarsBoard RK3066 MinnowBoard Odroid-U3 Odroid-XU Parallella PhoenixA20 Radxa Rock Raspberry Pi Model B RIoTboard SAMA5D3 Xplained Sockit Development Kit Udoo Quad Wandboard Quad ZedBoard Other (See below) Response
Count
1st choice 2.1% (16) 4.0% (30) 2.6% (20) 0.0% (0) 0.3% (2) 1.2% (9) 20.4% (154) 2.4% (18) 0.7% (5) 0.0% (0) 2.8% (21) 4.8% (36) 1.5% (11) 0.8% (6) 0.9% (7) 0.1% (1) 0.0% (0) 0.4% (3) 0.1% (1) 0.8% (6) 5.0% (38) 2.1% (16) 4.2% (32) 0.3% (2) 2.5% (19) 32.2% (243) 0.3% (2) 1.2% (9) 0.0% (0) 2.5% (19) 2.0% (15) 0.4% (3) 1.5% (11) 755
2nd choice 3.6% (26) 2.8% (20) 2.5% (18) 1.0% (7) 0.1% (1) 1.0% (7) 19.1% (138) 5.7% (41) 0.6% (4) 0.3% (2) 3.7% (27) 3.9% (28) 4.2% (30) 0.7% (5) 1.9% (14) 0.3% (2) 0.4% (3) 1.2% (9) 0.3% (2) 1.4% (10) 4.3% (31) 3.7% (27) 2.2% (16) 0.0% (0) 2.6% (19) 20.5% (148) 0.7% (5) 1.0% (7) 0.3% (2) 3.3% (24) 3.3% (24) 1.4% (10) 1.9% (14) 721
3rd choice 3.1% (21) 1.2% (8) 2.1% (14) 2.1% (14) 0.1% (1) 0.9% (6) 11.2% (76) 7.3% (50) 0.4% (3) 0.3% (2) 6.0% (41) 4.3% (29) 6.2% (42) 1.2% (8) 2.3% (16) 1.2% (8) 0.6% (4) 2.3% (16) 1.0% (7) 3.2% (22) 2.6% (18) 2.1% (14) 5.3% (36) 0.7% (5) 1.5% (10) 16.3% (111) 0.1% (1) 0.9% (6) 1.0% (7) 3.4% (23) 2.3% (16) 2.1% (14) 4.7% (32) 681
Have you used this board?
 
Yes No Response
Count
1st choice 72.9% (535) 27.1% (199) 734
2nd choice 46.1% (321) 53.9% (375) 696
3rd choice 33.1% (215) 66.9% (435) 650
Other (please specify)
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How important were each of these factors to your favorite SBC choices?
  answered question 769
 
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  Extremely Important Very Important Desirable Not Important Rating
Count
CPU/graphics performance 29.3% (223) 35.9% (273) 26.0% (198) 8.8% (67) 761
Onboard memory/storage 26.3% (199) 43.9% (333) 24.4% (185) 5.4% (41) 758
Networking/wireless I/O 43.1% (328) 44.2% (336) 12.1% (92) 0.7% (5) 761
Multimedia I/O 15.1% (114) 32.7% (247) 38.3% (289) 13.9% (105) 755
Data acq & control I/O 28.4% (214) 35.2% (265) 29.5% (222) 6.9% (52) 753
Other I/O (USB/serial/etc) 36.3% (274) 44.6% (336) 17.2% (130) 1.9% (14) 754
Modularity 21.6% (161) 34.0% (253) 34.1% (254) 10.2% (76) 744
Low power 33.6% (255) 31.9% (242) 26.8% (203) 7.7% (58) 758
Low cost 47.1% (359) 32.6% (249) 17.7% (135) 2.6% (20) 763
Open source hardware info 53.6% (405) 26.9% (203) 16.8% (127) 2.8% (21) 756
Open source software support 72.2% (547) 20.7% (157) 6.2% (47) 0.9% (7) 758
Community ecosystem 57.7% (440) 30.1% (229) 10.9% (83) 1.3% (10) 762
Other significant factor (optional)
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For what type of applications are you most likely to use your favorite SBCs?
  answered question 759
 
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  Response
Percent
Response
Count
Education
51.5% 391
Home automation
61.9% 470
Special function servers
45.7% 347
Other consumer electronics
23.2% 176
Arts or entertainment
26.6% 202
Robots or automated vehicles/crafts
38.2% 290
HMI/industrial
16.2% 123
Other data acquisition and/or control
20.4% 155
Other (please specify)
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Which best describes the nature of your expected SBC projects?
  answered question 765
 
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  Response
Percent
Response
Count
Maker/hobbyist
74.9% 573
Commercial (prototyping or production)
20.3% 155
Other (please specify)
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4.8% 37
 

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