Video: BeagleBone transformed into handheld gaming console

  • As its name suggests, the BeagleBone GamingCape is an open-source project for the BeagleBone Black that transforms the board into a hand-held gaming console with a little help from a cape, LCD and enclosure.

    According to CNX Software, the BeagleBone gaming console was designed by one Max Thrun in 6 weeks.

    Key specs include:

    • 320×240 16Bit color TFT LCD
    • Analog joystick + 2 thumb buttons
    • 3D Gyro, 3D accelerometer and 3D magnetometer
    • Headphone out + mic in

    As an added bonus, the handheld BeageBone console is fully capable of emulating a wide range of older systems, including NES, GameBoy, GameBoy Color, GameBoy Advance, Sega Master System and Sega Game Gear.

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