Powered by Python, PiTalk modular smartphone is compatible with Raspberry Pi Zero, Pi 2, and Pi 3. For voice and data communication, it has a 3G module. The basic features performed by PiTalk are:
- Making calls
- Sending/receiving messages
- Taking pictures and videos
- PiTalk software
- Home Automation using SMS
- WiFi access point
- Audio – 3.5mm jack
- Micro USB port for power and communication
- Open source hardware and software
You can change the size of the display to smaller or bigger by just adding a new display without any hassle. The same goes for the camera and built-in audio. That’s not all. Thanks to its open source software, you can edit the code and change the functionality of any aspect. You can load your own Python apps.
It’s worth noting that PiTalk isn’t just a phone, it aims to be much more. As it’s designed by keeping modularity in mind, it can be used with your own hardware and for customized purposes.
Currently, no detailed information is available about PiTalk software. It has been launched with a £10,000 funding goal on Kickstarted, and there are 22 days to go. Go check it out and leave your feedback.
Also Read: Getting Started With Raspberry Pi