First steps with the HC-05 on the BeagleBone Black

Originally posted on Hack something today:
Wireless communication between an embedded device and PC or smartphone is easily accomplished using the HC-05 bluetooth module. The BeagleBone is a great tool to explore the features of it and one can even settle with bluetooth in his final application. Enabling the UART5 I decided to connect the HC-05 module to the UART5 of the BeagleBone. To make this possible, I had to disable the HDMI output, since they are sharing the pins, but I’m not planning to use a dedicated display anyhow. Disabling the HDMI output and enabling the UART5 can be… Continue reading First steps with the HC-05 on the BeagleBone Black