Bug Labs, creators of an open source hardware solution for the electronics market – a modular component system styled on the snap-together simplicity of LEGOs – has announced an upgrade to its existing ecosystem with the introduction of BUG 2.0 at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today. The next generation unit will support Android development and is based on the Texas Instruments OMAP3 platform, allowing for full BeagleBoard compatibility. The platform’s expanded capabilities and flexibility build on Bug Labs’ model of delivering rapid prototyping to communities of any scale and open the door for wider innovation.
During the event, Bug Labs will be showcasing a number of collaborative mobile applications developed with business partner, Accenture, in the areas of health care monitoring, vehicle fleet tracking and home automation.
The full press release can be read here.