Tibbo-Pi is a Wirefree Modular IoT Prototyping Platform for Raspberry Pi Board

Tibbo Project System (TPS) is a modular Linux IoT prototyping platform based on the same Texas Instruments Sitara AM335x processor used in BeagleBone Black or a PocketBeagle boards, and comprised of a main board, Tibbit blocks to add features as needed, and an enclosure.

I’ve now been informed the company will be at Computex 2018 to showcase their new products including Tibbo-Pi, following the same concept as Tibbo Project System, but leveraging Raspberry Pi 3 board and ecosystem instead.

Tibbo-Pi-Computex-2018
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While an English brochure is said to be available, all information in the webpage listed in the photo above is in Japanese. But basically, Tibbo-Pi is said to be an IoT edge device for industrial use, made for build a prototypes, or small scale production system  thanks to a choice a 60 different Tibbit Blocks sensor and I/O module blocks, all wire free.  Programming of the system is typically done with with Node-RED (Javascript) on the Raspberry Pi, but the company also mentions C and Python programming is also possible.

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Tibbo-Pi with Various Tibbit Blocks

They have three models listed, but the first two are prototypes, and only the last one will be for sale:

  • Tibbo-Pi P1 – 1st Prototype, made for some specific test projects, not for sale.
  • Tibbo-Pi P2 – 2nd Prototype, Production Trial model, made about 50 piece and send to selected Early adopter Program members in May 2008 for evaluation. (Early adopter Program application period was already finished.)
  • Tibbo-Pi P3 – Complete mass production model. After getting feedback from P2 users, it will be designed and made. Expected debut date after July.
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Some Tibbits Blocks

AFAICT, pricing is not available yet, and will depend on your selected blocks too. So I’d expect Tibbo-Pi to eventually  be added to the company’s online configurator, that allows you to create and order a custom design IoT system.

Thanks to TLS for the tip.

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