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Accelerate the development of smartphone-controlled devices
Punch Through has announced the launch of the Bean+, the newest member of the company’s LightBlue BLE ecosystem. Bean+ is an Arduino compatible board that users programme wirelessly using BLE. It is the easiest way to get started with BLE and create smartphone-controlled IoT devices.
Android app allows wireless Arduino programming
Punch Through Design has released the Bean Loader for Android, the company’s first wireless Arduino programming app for Android users. The app allows developers and DIYers to easily programme on the device and upload code to LightBlue Bean via Bluetooth directly from their Android device, without cables or any physical connection.
Smartphone-programmable MCU offers low-power connection
Punch Through Design has released support for Node-RED to connect the LightBlue Bean MCU to the Internet. Node-RED is an easy-to-use visual programming software that runs on Mac and Linux computers, including the Raspberry Pi. With Node-RED’s help, Bean capabilities expand to support IoT development, allowing Beans to interact with other Beans or hardware and interface with Twitter, Facebook and email as well as make and receive H...
First wireless Arduino programming app for Windows
The Windows Bean Loader has been launched by Punch Through Design, hailed as the first-ever wireless Arduino programming app for Windows users. This enables Windows-based developers and hobbyists to easily upload code to their LightBlue Bean MCU board and experience the power of BLE, without cables or a physical connection to the LightBlue Bean.