A couple of months ago the nice folks at RaspberryPi published a blog post about Tangram ES, Mapzen’s native 2D/3D map rendering engine running on their hardware. The feedback was great and people seemed to be very excited to start using it for their own projects.
Tangram ES is a work-in-progress map engine written in C++ and OpenGL ES 2.0, so it can be a little intimidating to start from scratch. That’s why we thought this small weekend project could get the ball rolling and ignite some ideas in the community.
HDMI 5″ 800×480 Display Backpack – With Touchscreen: Its a mini panel-mountable HDMI monitor with a built-in touchscreen! So small and simple, you can use this display with any computer that has HDMI output, and the shape makes it easy to attach to a case or rail. This backpack features the TFP401 for decoding video, and includes the attached display so its plug-n-play. (read more)
Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and new Raspberry Pi related products. Adafruit has the largest and best selection of Raspberry Pi accessories and all the code & tutorials to get you up and running in no time!
Make a robot friend with Adafruit’s CRICKIT – A Creative Robotics & Interactive Construction Kit. It’s an add-on to our popular Circuit Playground Express, FEATHER and other platforms to make and program robots with CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. Start controlling motors, servos, solenoids. You also get signal pins, capacitive touch sensors, a NeoPixel driver and amplified speaker output. It complements & extends your boards so you can still use all the goodies on the microcontroller, now you have a robotics playground as well.