The Royal Academy of Engineering has awarded its prestigious Silver Medal for Dr Eben Upton, co-founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, in June.
The award recognizes outstanding contributions to British engineering resulting in ‘successful exploitation of the market’. There is no better example of finding and creating a new market than the small single board computer, the Raspberry Pi. You could even say that the Raspberry Pi has started a technological revolution – the proof is in its accessories.
Dozens of companies have sprung up, making support components, add-ons, and accessories for the original Raspberry Pi. Price, affordability, scalability and a thriving supportive community are at the heart of this reason. From video games and robotics control to climbing the upper stratosphere, here are 15 popular accessories that will turn a simple computer into a powerful motor:
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