Delayed by mountains of snow but the Raspberry Pi 2s have finally arrived

Pi2An appropriately snowy theme considering the situation in the northeast USA right now. A bit delayed but worth the wait. The performance of the Pi 2 is just phenomenal. Simple things like setting up a new memory card with raspi-config are now a pleasure rather than a bore. When compiling anything of any size, using something like “make -j4” cuts compilation time massively.

RTIMULibDemoGL, which implements 9-dof fusion for IMUs with an OpenGL display for visualization, can quite happily run at 500 samples per second now using the Pi 2’s desktop.

It’s going to be tough to go back to the original Pi…

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