BeagleBone is a high-performance, low-power single board computer family, developed by Texas Instruments. It has an ARM® Cortex™-A8 processors on board and shipped with Ångström Linux distribution. Commonly robotics, motor drivers applications.

Many other Linux distributions and operating systems are also supported on BeagleBone including:

Main features:

  • Board size: 3.4" x 2.1"
  • DDR memory: 256 MB
  • Development environment: Cloud9 IDE on Node.JS with Bonescript library
  • Ethernet: On-chip 10/100 Ethernet
  • JTAG: On-board USB-to-serial/JTAG
  • Memory: microSD slot & 4-GB microSD card w/ Angstrom Linux Distribution
  • Power Options: Via USB or 5V DC input
  • Processor: 720-MHz AM3358 Sitara ARM Cortex-A8
  • USB: 1-port USB 2.0

Source and more information at: BeagleBone Development Board.