Here is a quick hack to interface a temperature sensor to a BeagleBone Black unit.
I choose to use a Microship TCN75AVOA component. This SMS component is not really easy to use for prototyping but feasible. This component have a unit cost < 1€ and operate at 5V or 3.3V (as for BeagleBone). A Dip8 version exists. The communication with the CPU is numerical based on a two wire connection type I2C. It measures from -40°C to +125°C on 8b + 4b decimal with +/- 1°C precision.
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