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Take the 2017 Survey of 98 Hacker-Friendly SBCs

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Complete LinuxGizmos’ survey for a chance to win a free Pepper DVI-D board!

For the third year in a row, LinuxGizmos.com is conducting their reader survey of open specification, Linux- or Android-ready single board computers (SBC) priced under $200.

Two of our boards, the Pepper 43R / 43C and Pepper DVI-D, are part of the 98 SBCs included in this survey. Check out their specs below:

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It’s a Nodana 96BCE robot!

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Every now and then, Geppetto users send us images or photos of the amazing and cool things they are doing with our boards. Take for example, Chris Barrett (@CBScript) who created this robot using our Nodana 96BCE board.


Nodana 96BCE is our expansion board that brings Intel Joule® module™ to the fast-growing, open-specification 96Boards community. It is designed using Geppetto, our free online design-to-order tool. If you want to learn more about Nodana, read the post from our Gumstix Guru about it last January!

This kind of messages from our customers make our day! If you have any cool projects you want to share with us, be sure to Contact Us either by email or through one of our social media accounts!

New Geppetto User Interface

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At Gumstix, we’re constantly working hard to ensure our customers get their custom electronics to market fast. As part of this goal, we’ve been continuously improving our boards and products, including our Geppetto Design-to-Order platform. We’ve just released some visual improvements to the Geppetto user interface. Read on to see what’s new.

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Design Consultation Offer: Two technologies that will change the world

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Technology is rapidly changing the way we live. More importantly, Internet of Things (IoT) is changing or will change the way we do things – from our fridge ordering milk before the one inside expires to our washing machine sending us a message that it’s done – these are just some of the innovations we’re expecting to see sooner rather than later.

That being said, here at Gumstix we’re also revolutionizing how innovators prototype their IoT with Geppetto. It is our online design-to-order tool. It allows engineers and makers to design a custom expansion board or carrier board into their specifications. Just drag-drop and connect your processors to your sensors to your LEDs among other things you might need.


TurboCAD.com wrote a blog post about Geppetto and IoT entitled, Two technologies that will change the world.

Not only that, we are running a promo with them. We will offer all TurboCAD readers 1.5 hours of free design consultation. Learn more on their blog post!

Go Geppetto Winner Update: See4Me Glasses Board has Arrived

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Last quarter, we launched the first “Go Geppetto” contest looking for innovators to create a board design using Geppetto and the Intel Joule module. We announced our Grand Prize winner and 5 Get-to-Market winners last February 2017 and have been working with all the winners to finalize their designs.

3D Image of the board
See4Me Board received by Marco and
3D Image of the See4Me board in Geppetto

We are happy to share an update about the board we manufactured from the design of our Go Geppetto Grand Prize winner, Marco dal Pino. He shared on his social media pages that he has received his board and we are thrilled to support and help him move forward in innovating his product idea.

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