With this kit you will learn the LabVIEW graphical programming easily
LabVIEW is a programming language developed by National Instruments. LabVIEW is the most used language for automation of laboratory measurements and industrial controls. Sparkfun and the LabVIEW MakerHub have developed the Inventor's Kit for LabVIEW together. The kit contains the Redboard (Arduino Uno compatible) and everything you need to make the 14 circuits. You will learn to use the LabVIEW programming environment, read sensors, drive motors and more. To use this kit you don't need to have any knowledge of programming or electronics. The LabVIEW Home Bundle, which can be downloaded, is included in this kit.
The new BeagleBone Green is the affordable version of the popular BeagleBone Black
The BeagleBone Green (BBG) is a joint development of BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. It is based on the BeagleBone Black (BBB). The BBG is provided with two Grove connectors, so it is easy to connect Grove sensors. The HDMI port is removed and the power connector is the mirco-USB. The software is fully compatible with that of the BBB and the existing capes of the BBB can also be used on the BBG. BBG is both CE and FCC certified.
SPI host adapter for fast programming of flash memory
For SPI the American company Total Phase offers the Cheetah host adapter to load data from the computer to your embedded system. It is the ideal tool to design, debug and program embedded systems with SPI. Software is available for Windows, Linux, LabView and Rosetta Bindings. With the user friendly Flash Centre Software the SPI host adapter is excellent for programming of flash memory chips. The adapter has a speed of more than 40 Mhz.
New GPS module has 56 channels and high sensitivity
The GP-735 is a small, super powerful and easy to use GPS receiver with built-in antenna. The module has a tracking sensitivity of -162dBm (!) and a cold start of only 29 seconds. This GPS can track 56 satellites at the same time and is based on the 7th generation uBlox chipset. The interface is serial TTL 9600 bps with standard NMEA data on 1 Hz, which can be increased up to 10 Hz.