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Intel Galileo Essentials by Richard Grimmett

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The TFT shield

Using a TFT display shield is another way of adding display capability to your Galileo. There is a limited set of TFT displays that will work with the Galileo and the performance isn't very fast, but it does work. First, you'll need a display, for example the Adafruit 2.8 inch TFT V2 available from adafruit.com. The following image shows the unit:

The TFT shield

You'll place this shield onto the Galileo, like this:

The TFT shield

The unit will light up and show that it is connected. Once the hardware is connected, you'll now need to access the display via the IDE. ...

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