[NTLK] Einstein on Raspbeiiy Pi
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Tue Sep 25 00:10:22 EDT 2012
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> I also just got one of these and was wondering the same thing - how to turn it into a Newt-like device. That'll have to wait for more free time to be available, but the idea of running Einstein on it is worth looking into.
>"I have a Raspberry Pi and it is quite cool just how powerful it is for
>such a tiny inexpensive package. Haven't had time to do much of
>anything with it yet, though."
>I haven't heard if there's any touchscreen hardware compatible with
>it. As far as video it only comes with composite and HDMI video outs,
>so not quite ready to be a handheld out of the box.
This is factually incorrect. There is a MIPI DSI port on the Raspberry
Pi, with the intention that ribbon cable can be direct-attached. See
If you're going to use Einstein on the Pi, make SURE you are using
Raspbian, since it supports hardfloat.
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