Beaglebone: Embedded Linux and Stepper Motors

This video examines how we can drive stepper motors using C++ within Embedded Linux using the open source hardware EasyDriver board. The video begins by describing stepper motors and the effects of micro-stepping. It then discusses the EasyDriver Board (V4.4) and all of the available inputs and outputs. The board uses the Allegro A3967 which allows for full, half-, quarter […]

By |April 16th, 2013|Beaglebone|15 Comments

Building FFMPEG for Beaglebone from Source

For my USB Logitech C920 MPEG4 webcam I decided that I would try to build ffmpeg from source and see if it improved the streaming capability of the camera. Currently, the stream is halting after about 30 seconds and the data stream becomes frozen.

So, based on the steps at this linkĀ I downloaded the x264 source and built it. I had […]

By |April 15th, 2013|Beaglebone, Blog|9 Comments