17 September 2013 Raspberry Pi expansion board is Arduino compatible element14's new chipKIT Pi Expansion Board allows users to create, compile and program Arduino based applications within the Raspberry Pi operating system. Developed in partnership with Microchip Technology, the board features a 32bit PIC32 microcontroller in a prototyping-friendly, low pin count SPDIP package. The PIC32's performance, memory and integrated peripherals allow users to create applications including touch sensing, audio processing and advanced control. The chipKIT Pi can interface directly to the Raspberry Pi I/O Expansion header without any additional components, reducing both cost and design complexity. Users can also tap into a large repository of Arduino tutorials and reference materials. Claire Doyle, global head of Raspberry Pi, said: "We are delighted to partner with Microchip to develop the chipKIT Pi Expansion Board. "We are excited by the board's high level of performance, memory and integrated peripherals, which allow users to create applications with a high level of functionality while using prototyping-friendly 32bit mcu packages." Author Laura Hopperton Comment on this article Websites http://www.element14.com/ Companies Microchip Technology Inc This material is protected by MA Business copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.