The engineer in the field of the software David Hunt (David Hunt) showed the new invention – the mobile phone in which basis Raspberry Pi minicomputer is put.
Raspberry Pi – known in circles of developers a minicomputer which is equipped with the processor with frequency of 700 megahertz, 512 mbytes of random access memory and USB ports. Besides, the payment has even an Ethernet socket.
For creation of the mobile phone David Hunt needed to connect to a minicomputer the touch screen with permission 320 on 240 pixels, the network module, and also the accumulator in capacity 2500 мАч. Besides, it is necessary to connect a microphone and the loudspeaker to the device. Cost of components made 158 dollars.
Naturally, no speech about commercial use of the invention goes. The developer reports that to it it was simple interesting to realize a plan, instead of to create high-grade production.
On video David Hunt shows the invention.
PiPhone – A Raspberry Pi based Smartphone Working smartphone based on Raspberry Pi, Adafruit PiTFT touchscreen display, and a SIM900 GSM/GPRS module. All suitably powered by a DC-DC of conveyer and a Lithium Polymer battery. See http://www.davidhunt.ie/piphone-a-raspberry-pi-based-smartphone/ for more information. Source code at https://github.com/climberhunt/PiPhone Strictly no reproduction without permission. (C) 2014 David Hunt – All Rights Reserved.