The Raspberry Pi micro-computer could launch 'within twelve months'

VIDEO: Braben’s tiny answer to the big programming issue

Frontier Developments boss David Braben believes he has the answer to “boring” ICT school lessons in the palm of his hand.

The Elite co-creator, who publishes a monthly column in Develop, told the BBC that a finger-sized $15 micro-computer could stimulate a new generation of game developers.

Known as the Raspberry Pi, Braben thinks the device can give students access to a full PC experience and, crucially, allow them to cut their teeth on creative computer programming.

A video interview follows:

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