TALENTEC is a Spanish company whose goal is to improve the arcade game experience for players and facilitate this type of entertainment for everyone. Recently, this company has launched a crowdfunding campaign (https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/talentec/raspi-arcade-stick-the-customizable-smart-arcade-s) to check the reception of its last product; a smart arcade stick: the RasPi Arcade Stick.
The RasPi Arcade stick is an arcade joystick, with an integrated Raspberry Pi 3 B+. In addition, it has USB input and output ports, and a micro SD port. It connects directly to the TV/monitor vía HDMI and the Raspberry is in charge of making video game emulator. Not only this, but also it can be used as a normal and ordinary joystick by simply connecting it to the computer, using its USB ports. Additionally, it has a module for SD Card memories, the HDMI connector and microUSB like power for mobile phones. The processor of this model of Raspberry is an ARM Cortex-A53 that includes wifi ac and Bluetooth 4.2.
Although emulators or the ROMS are not included, it has been tested with RetroPie, Recalbox, Batocera, Lakka and as a media center with Kodi.
This gadget will be only sold if the crowdfunding goal is reached and depending on the models and the version, the price is between 54€ and 169€.