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Intel Galileo Blueprints

By : Marco Schwartz
Book Image

Intel Galileo Blueprints

By: Marco Schwartz

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Intel Galileo Blueprints
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Free Chapter
Setting Up the Galileo Board and the Development Environment

Hardware and software requirements

To complete this project, we will need only two major components. First is the Galileo board, of course, and the second one is the LCD screen.

The board that I've used is, again, the Intel Galileo Gen 2 board.

For the LCD screen, I've used the Saint Smart LCD. It's an IIC/I2C/TWI 20x4 LCD with a contrast control knob selector and a backlight. If you don't have this specific type of LCD, you can use any other I2C LCD: it won't be a problem.

You will also need a MicroSD card to store your data.

Here is the picture of the Saint Smart LCD that I have used in this project:

Here is the list of all the components used in this project:

On the software side, you will need the library for the LCD screen you are using. Note that the library depends on the manufacturer...