June 21, 2005

Tiny Linux Computer Has High Hopes For Robotics Apps

A computer-science professor at the University of Essex has created a novel, airborne robotics application. He's combined a $99 Linux single-board-computer, called Gumstix because it's roughly the size of a stick of chewing gum, with a motor and propeller and sent the package aloft, maintaining control via a wireless LAN connection.

Link: techweb.com


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