Multimedia accessories for Raspberry Pi
Element 14 has released two new accessories for the Raspberry Pi embedded computing platform – a camera board for security and VoIP projects as well as image and video capture, and an XBMC bundle which can turn the Pi into a low-cost media centre for home or office. The camera board is a custom designed add-on which attaches to one of the small sockets on the Pi’s upper surface. This interface uses the dedicated CSi interface, designed especially for interfacing to cameras.
It is supported in the latest version of Raspbian, Raspberry Pi’s preferred operating system. The XBMC bundle contains all the hardware and software necessary to allow users to stream content from devices on their home network through their Pi, turning the screen or their TV into a media centre.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at Dataweek