BeagleBone Black SBC surpasses 100,000 units

Sales of the open source BeagleBone Black SBC, which began shipping in May, have surpassed 100,000 units according to BeagleBoard.org.

BeagleBoard.org launched the first major community-backed open source single board computer (SBC) when it shipped the BeagleBoard back in 2008. Since then, the TI-oriented community group has spun off several BeagleBoard versions, and followed up with a smaller, cheaper BeagleBone board in 2011. A faster, cheaper, and HDMI-ready BeagleBone Black model appeared in May of this year.