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It's the second week of July and we are back with "Seeed Weekly Wiki Updates" as promised. This week was also filled with a lot of fun stuff at Seeed and we are happy to update you all with what we have done at Seeed Wiki.
As you all know, Seeed Wiki is a dedicated platform where we provide the proper guidance and support you need when getting started with our products. We put a lot of effort to make this platform more user friendly because we want to enable the learning of electronics in a more systematic approach.
We will bring you all these wiki updates in a weekly basis. So stay tuned with us and don't forget to visit this page again next week!
New Wiki Added¶
1. How to Use Wio Terminal as RTL8720DN Dev Board?¶
Won't it be cool if you can also use Wio Terminal as a simple RTL8720DN dev board? Now you can use the Realtek RTL8720DN wireless core on the Wio Terminal to develop WiFi and Bluetooth connectivity! We have prepared a wiki page to help you get started quickly and easily!
2. CircuitPython on Wio Terminal¶
CircuitPython is a programming language designed to simplify experimenting and learning to program on low-cost microcontroller boards. It makes getting started easier than ever before with no upfront desktop downloads needed. Once you get your board set up, open any text editor, and get started editing code. Now you can install and run the official CircuitPython by Adafruit Industries on the Wio Terminal by following this guide!
3. Installing Android-x86 on ODYSSEY-X86J4105¶
We constantly try to bring you all new tutorials for ODYSSEY-X86J4105 SBC. Now we have prepared a tutorial on how to install the Android-x86 on the ODYSSEY-X86J4105 and use it as a smart TV box to watch live stream TV or media from local storage(such as NAS) with the help of Kodi!
Existing Wiki Updated¶
1. Update WT RTL8720 using macOS or Linux to flash firmware¶
We already have a wiki on how to update the latest firmware for the Wireless Core Realtek RTL8720 on Wio Terminal, as well as installing all the dependent libraries for Wio Terminal to enable wireless connectivity. But we only had a guide for windows users. Now we have prepared a step-by-step guide to update this firmware using macOS and Linux with CLI methods.
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