HIVE – Project

I am always looking for alternative systems,  simpler,  easier – with an  WOW! effect. Here one example from 2014.

HIVE – A kind of minimalistic self-construction computer with 3 Parallax propeller chips. Per chip 8 processors == 24 processors each 32 bit-wide , so you have 3 x 160Mips – a lot of computing power – but only little RAM.  With minimal effort you have a TV or VGA graphics, sound, mouse and keyboard. A simple program runs in minutes. There is the SPIN programming language, FORTH and BASIC. A kind of hypermodern retro computer

HIVE was initially developed by   Ingo Kripahle alias drohne235 and published by him as an open-source project.  Here his German website: HIVE-PROJECT.DE

and here my personal experience from 2014 :  http://www.tech-relaxed.com/hive-parallax/



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