Raspberry Pi is more than 2.5 million copies sold in two years




The Raspberry Pi is more than 2.5 million copies sold in two years, as the initiators leave the mini-computer know. At the same time the organization subscribes a competition to create. Graphics drivers for the sign opensource

Raspberry Pi made ​​his announcement at the celebration of its second anniversary. In two years, the mini PC so sold 2.5 million copies, of which 100,000 units on the first day. The organization behind the Raspberry Pi Notes with the proceeds have sponsored, as XBMC. Several open source projects In November layers total sales are 2 million.

The organization behind the Raspberry Pi has a plan to make. Graphics drivers for the Video Core IV GPU where the mother board by using open source This is possible because owner Broadcom has made., The source code for the graphics driver on the BCM21553-soc public To encourage porting to the BCM2835, where the Raspberry Pi is running, the available code developers is a reward of $ 10,000 is offered.

Since its release, the Raspberry Pi received several applications. For example, a hobbyist mini-PC is used for a system camera to make. Another modified his microwave with the Raspberry Pi. There has also appeared competition: as announced Intel and Arduino in October the Galileo sign on.

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