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A RASPBERRY PI–BASED WEATHER MONITOR

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When you find that you need more computational power or support for peripherals such as USB or high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI) video, you leave the realm of microcontrollers like the Arduino and enter the computer realm. The Raspberry Pi is a tiny computer that can perform high-level tasks such as these quite well, especially when compared to the Arduino.

Like the Arduino, the Raspberry Pi is used in numerous interesting projects. Although it can fit in the palm of your hand, it’s a full computer (you can connect a monitor and keyboard to it), which has made it popular among educators and makers. ...

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