The Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SriGuru Institute of Technology, Coimbatore inaugurated “RASPBERRY PI CLUB” on 17th March 2015. Dr.Babu Devasenapati, Principal/SGIT inaugurated the club and said that this club will stretch its wing and go for experiment in the new paths where no one has ever travelled. The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into the TV and a keyboard. It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects, and for many things that a desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition videos. Its features include ultra low-cost and low-power, fanless, instant start-up and complete easy-to-program computer. The Raspberry Pi has created a passion among students to do their projects. Ongoing projects in this club are Robot using Raspberry Pi, Dr.Pi, E-Waiter, Google Voice as a Landline and Accident Detectors using Raspberry Pi.
Raspberry Pi Club from Department of computer Science and Engineering launched Pi-PC on 18 September 2015. Pi-PC is a desktop powered by the on-board computer called Raspberry Pi. It includes keyboard, mouse and a HDMI Compatible monitor. It costs around 9800 INR only.
Raspberry Pi Club takes pride for being awarded the National level second prize for their project “Voice Recognition for Home Automation” in OpenAUTOMATION challenge ’15 organized by Kalycito Infotech Private Limited, Coimbatore in May 2015
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