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.

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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...

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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 🙂

The technology & security foundations of PiCockpit

By Maximilian Batz | 2020-10-27

I was asked to elaborate a bit about the security & technology foundations of PiCockpit.The parts which are involvedPiCockpit consists of several parts:picockpit-clientpicockpit-frontendpicockpit-backendpicockpit-api (“papi”)the databasethe MQTT serverthe picockpit Package repositoryThe MQTT serverData between the picockpit-frontend and picockpit-client is exchanged using the MQTT server (called “broker”), via Websockets. We use VerneMQ for this purpose. MQTT is…

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LetsTrust TPM

By Maximilian Batz | 2020-10-19

LetsTrust TPM ist eine Aufsteck-Platine mit elektronischen Komponenten in den Abmessungen 12 mm x 15 mm x 5 mm. Sie ist zum Einsatz mit dem Raspberry Pi Einplatinencomputer vorgesehen. Die Hauptkomponente von LetsTrust TPM  ist ein Kryptographie-Chip, der Infineon Optiga™ SLB 9670 TPM 2.0. Die anderen Komponenten auf LetsTrust TPM sind passive Komponenten, sowie eine…

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Flashing the PCCB Raspberry Pi Industrial Compute Module Carrier Board using a Windows computer

By Maximilian Batz | 2020-10-18

The PCCB is our Raspberry Pi Compute Module carrier board with industrial interfaces: I will describe how to flash the PCCB flash using a Windows Computer. Prerequisites USB power supply (or DC power supply) PCCB compute module with on-board flash (Raspberry Pi Compute Module Lite variants do not have Flash on board) microUSB to USB…

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Gmail Workspace / Gmail Suite send e-Mail from server using msmtp

By Maximilian Batz | 2020-10-15

We are in the process of migrating to Gmail, to be able to delegate managing a mail server. We used ssmtp on our server to email mails before, using our own mail server (Zimbra). I have now managed to get Gmail Workspace working, and would like to share some pointers on how to do that.…

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