welcome to pi3g

your european partner for raspberry pi & machine learning

We are a Raspberry Pi approved reseller, and one of only two Pi Zero W distributors in Germany. With our strong technical background we are a solid choice as your partner for anything Raspberry Pi related in Germany, Europe and beyond.

Starting in 2020 we have also become one of Google's select worldwide partners for distribution of their Coral.AI lineup. We believe artificial intelligence / machine learning is the way forward in the future.

Get in touch with us today, to see how your business can benefit from single board computing and embedded machine learning - go beyond and way ahead of your competition.


the story behind pi3g

Back in 2012 the story of Maximilian and the Raspberry Pi started. He was excited when he got his first Pi and also saw the great potential for further development in it.
Then PiCockpit was born to make using and managing the Pi easier and more accessible for everyone.
Maximilian has always been interested in computers and believed that they are a lever to improve everything in the world - for example in medicine.
Over the years, Maximilian's work has grown and new fields of expertise have emerged...


In our blog you can expect blog posts about technology and business topics, of course about the Raspberry Pi, but also a wide variety of topics related to Industrie 4.0, IoT, and machine learning - for example about the popular MQTT protocol, Python and Linux embedded development, and much more. Blog entries are not scheduled and not in particular order - the topics are an eclectic mix of what comes up in real life of a company engaged in machine learning & Raspberry Pi embedded adventures.

We are happy to write about special topics that are not so well-documented elsewhere.
If you have any suggestions, we are happy to discuss current topics with you and are always ready to brainstorm workable solutions with you.

Please feel free to contact us 🙂

EDATEC industrial AI Camera ED-AIC2020

By Maximilian Batz | 2023-10-26

What is it? This is a rugged industrial camera with built-in LED illumination, and a Raspberry Pi Compute Module (CM4), which AI algorithms can be run on. Advantages Due to integration of key components, this AI camera reduces installation time and maintenance efforts. It provides an easy mounting interface, and is suited for a rugged…

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Developing medical devices based on the Raspberry Pi (CE certification)

By Maximilian Batz | 2023-10-24

A customer approached me about wanting to develop a medical device based on the Raspberry Pi. They have two stipulations: I have investigated the available resources and suggestions with several partners, and am collecting their feedback on this page, for the reference of anyone who is exploring integrating a Raspberry Pi in their application. Raspberry…

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Commercial comparison Nvidia Jetson Nano / Raspberry Pi + Coral USB / Coral Devboard

By Maximilian Batz | 2023-10-24

A customer approached me about what our recommendation is for developing a product which has integrated AI capabilities, and their respective price points and long-term availabilities, and volume availabilities. This is a commercial comparison of these platforms, in an easy to peruse table, including pricing information. product Coral Devboard 1 GB / 4 GB Coral…

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IrfanView: how to set the background color on batch conversion

By Maximilian Batz | 2023-10-22

This image has been generated by a batch conversion – the original image is very big and has a transparent background. In IrfanView, you can modify the output color of the finished image. To do that, you need to go into the main application, not the advanced settings in the batch concersion window. Click on…

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