Raspberry Pi Zero and IOTA
The Raspberry Pi Zero is the perfect device when it comes to light weight IOTA projects.
The Pi Zero is the smaller version of the Raspberry Pi.
Main difference is the size and the lower specs. These lower specs result in a lower energy consuption for the Raspberry Pi Zero, which makes it ideal for different kind of usecases.
- powered by micro usb.
- micro usb (OTG) and mini HDMI port.
- built in WLAN (W-edition)
- 1GHZ CPU (single core)
- 512MB Ram
- 40-Pin header
- Camera connector
- …and more
One of the most known projects for the Raspberry Pi Zero is ICT – the IOTA Controlled Agent.
This project was started by IOTA co-founder Sergey Ivancheglo (aka CFB).
For a long time it was unclear what the purpose for ICT will be.
Now the vision got clearer. This blogpost by IOTA Foundation member Microhash explains the vision of the IOTA Controlled Agent. (You also find more informations about ICT here on IOTA-Hardware.com.)