Raspberry Pi Kits An Overview

By | January 1, 2015


What is a Raspberry Pi?
It is a small low cost computer that is the size of a credit card. Originally created to teach students Computer Science, it has since taken on a life of its own and has been adapted into many creations by computer hobbyist. As of March 2015, 4.1 million were reportedly sold.

So what can it do?
There are thousands of projects that the Raspberry Pi can be setup to do. One of my favorites is the ability to transform it into a full on TV media center with the help of XBMC/Kodi. It can stream movies, music and much more turning a TV into a true smart TV. Check out a video here.

There are many more things a Raspberry Pi can do and Computer Science hobbyist continue to build it into new projects. Some example projects are building a XBMC media center, wireless IP camera, making free calls with Google voice, home security system and many more.

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So what kind of starter Raspberry Pi Kits are there?
There are several starter kits available and add-ons that can be attached later here is a breakdown of each.


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