Java and a Myriad of Toys!
By Yolande Poirier on Feb 07, 2013
Developers and Oracle technologists are creating projects using Java embedded with the Raspberry PI, robots, Lego and more.
Java architect, Hinkmond Wong just completed a series of blogs about connecting a robot Servo to Raspberry Pi and using Java Embedded to program it. In this 3 part series, he mentions the materials to buy and the configuration steps.
Java evangelist Steven Chin hacked with Java developers during the NightHacking Nordic Tour. At the Java user group JUGICE, he gave a Raspberry Pi presentation followed by a lab. He also did a Raspberry Pi hacking with Pär Sikö and Martin Gunnarsson
Java evangelist Simon Ritter demonstrates mind control by turning a Lego windmill using only his brain. His experiment is featured in the Java Magazine Embedded Everywhere issue.
In a Jfokus talk, James Gosling discussed Java development for oceanic robots at Liquid Robotics. One of his challenges is connecting the robots to data centers to stream the data collected at the bottom of the ocean.