GrovePi: The Raspberry Pi Meets Grove Sensors
There are over 14 million Raspberry Pi in the wild and people are using it for some awesome projects. From teaching kids to code to cluster computing, the Raspberry Pi is taking over the computing world. We believe combining the power of code with easy to use sensors and devices will be revolutionary.
We brought Grove and Raspberry Pi together in a simple and affordable way. Grove sensors allow you to interact and monitor the world. Raspberry Pi lets you store and process data, and bring the real world to the Raspberry Pi and the web.
The GrovePi brings both Grove Sensors and the popular Raspberry Pi together in a simple, elegant, and open source design.
How Does it Work?
The GrovePi board slips over the Raspberry Pi. Connect the Grove Sensors to the GrovePi board. Upload your program. Begin taking in the worlds data!
Raspberry Pi Compatibility
The GrovePi is compatible with the Raspberry Pi models A, A+, B, B+, 2, and 3.
Getting started is easy. Check out our Getting Started With GrovePi Guide here. We have an extensive library that covers most Grove sensors. You can find it on the Github repo. You won’t need to hack much at all with our library: get started coding in Python and C now!
In order to quick install the
GrovePi repository, open up a terminal and type the following command:
curl -kL dexterindustries.com/update_grovepi | bash
The same command can be used for updating the
GrovePi to the latest version.
For more details on how you can install/update your
GrovePi, please check this README.
Once you've done the above command, you can install Scratch support if you want it. This step is optional.
sudo bash /home/pi/Dexter/GrovePi/Script/install_scratch.sh
If your SD card has Scratch 2.0 installed on it, then this will install GrovePi support for it. GrovePi integration for Scratch 1.4 is also getting installed.
Want to use a sensor not in the library yet?
Programming the GrovePi
The GrovePi can be programmed in Python, C, C#, Go, and NodeJS on the Raspberry Pi. Simply start with one of our example projects or example code.
The GrovePi uses an Arduino to interface between the Raspberry Pi and the Grove Sensors, and comes programmed with a standard firmware. The firmware can be rewritten from the Raspberry Pi.
Need an idea to get started? We have a few project examples to get your creative juices flowing.
Getting Into It
Want to hack it open or make your own from scratch? With full hardware and software designs, you can remix and duplicate to your hearts content.
See more at the GrovePi Site
The MIT License (MIT)
GrovePi for the Raspberry Pi: an open source platform for connecting Grove Sensors to the Raspberry Pi. Copyright (C) 2017 Dexter Industries
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