thingSoC is an open source standard that defines a vendor independent socket system for the creation of new Internet Things; it addresses many of the limitations of current product offerings and standards, by adding capabilities such as automatic device discovery, device configuration, monitoring, instrumentation, and testing.
thingSoC works with many existing standards and Integrated Development Environments (IDEs), such as Arduino, rfDuino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, X-Bee, and others; but adds features and capabilites that make building new IoT devices much easier.
The thingSoC virtual platform definition supports a number of different System-on-Chip platforms and peripherals, such as cell modems, packet radios, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and more.
thingSoC provides a vendor neutral and device agnostic socket standard, using a virtual hardware socket definition; so you are not locked in to any proprietary solutions. This means that the IoT applications you develop can be easily migrated without having to re-write your software.
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.