Raspberry Pi Foundation Launch Tiny Cheap Computer Aimed At Getting Children Programming | Technology | Sky News
Called the Raspberry Pi and costing just £22, the machine has been created by a research team of volunteers in the UK.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation is a UK charity that claims it wants to encourage school children to learn programming skills and write software.
The Raspberry team have said the aim was to make “a BBC Micro for the 21st century”.
Sold without a keyboard or mouse and uncased, the motherboard is the size of a credit card, with developers saying the final package will be the size of a pack of playing cards.
“It has been six years in the making; the number of things that had to go right for this to happen is enormous. I couldn’t be more pleased,” said Eben Upton of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.
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Posted on March 1, 2012, in Article and tagged BBC Micro, Clive Sinclair, Commodore 64, Joseph Campbell, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi Foundation, RS Components, Sky News, ZX Spectrum. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.