• DIY Something Magic: Arduino Acoustic Levitator

    Asier Marzo, Adrian Barnes, and Bruce W. Drinkwater have developed a 3D-printed, Arduino Nano-controlled acoustic levitator. Thanks to this device you can levitate tiny drops of liquid, small solids, or insects in mid-air. Acoustic levitation has been explored in hundreds...

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  • DIY $60 Google Glass-Like Headset

    Instructables author Daniel Quintana loves mountain biking, but after having to interrupt a ride to continuously check the time, he did what any normal maker would do in this situation: he created his own Google Glass-like headset...

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  • DIY Humanoid Robot Kit: TyroBot on Kickstarter!

    Tyro Electronics have created a new DIY robotics kit and humanoid robot aptly named TyroBot, which has been designed to help teach those interested more about robotics and programming. The DIY robot kit is available with 3D...

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  • 15 Minutes to Get to Heaven!

    Nathan Seidle, the founder of Colorado-based open source hardware supplier SparkFun, has demonstrated how a 3D printed robot he built and programmed was able to crack a safe in just 15 minutes. The DIY safe-cracking robot only...

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  • Polyfuge: Open Source Microcentrifuge Kit on Kickstarter

    If you’d like to do biological experiments, one of the most important tools you’ll need is a centrifuge. These devices can separate biological substances into their component parts by weight by spinning them around at a high...

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  • 3D Printed Arduino Aperture Science Sentry Turret

    Fans of Valve’s innovative and unique video game series Portal should check out a recent Instructables page published by a user called Stephen Gioiosa. As part of a maker course at the University of Florida, the Portal enthusiast 3D printed a...

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  • The 1sheeld Virtual People Counter

      A virtual shield and a smartphone, with the addition of ultrasound sensors that allow us to detect passage and direction of anyone crossing a passage. Most of Arduino’s success is also due to the fact that...

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  • Seeeduino or Arduino?

    Seeed has recently updated its open source development board Seeeduino V4 into a V4.2 model with shrunken price tag — just under $7 — for what’s essentially a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a superset of the Uno’s expansion capabilities....

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  • Massimo Banzi becomes (again) the new Chairman and CTO of Arduino

      We talked a lot about the fight around the Arduino brand. In our post “Arduino vs Arduino: who will keep the brand?“, we analyzed the details of the problem and the vicissitudes that forced Massimo Banzi...

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  • FlyPi: 3D Printed, Low Cost and Open Source Lab Equipment

    The pursuit of neuroscience can be costly, particularly when it comes to lab equipment. Costs of commercially-available solutions can easily run into the tens or even hundreds of thousands; as a result, top-level research and training often...

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  • Mouser Now Offers The Powerful Open Source UDOO x86 SBC

    We spoke about the UDOO Kickstarter campaign just over a year ago. From this month, the  powerful x86 single board computers are available on Mouser.com. The open source X86 combines the power of a PC with prototyping...

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  • 3D Printed Iron Man Suit and the War Machine Mark III for a heartwarming experience

    “The original plan was to wear my first suit (red one) to visit children hospitals, but unfortunately the first build just wasn’t strong enough for continuous wear. I needed to find a way to improve on the...

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  • RASPILIGHT: an open project for Ambilight TV effect

      Home cinema becomes even more immersive thanks to Raspberry and addressable LEDs: let’s re-create the Ambilight TV effect on any other TV using Raspberry and Kodi.   What’s better than watching a movie in front of...

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  • Microsoft open sourced Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino

    Microsoft, which has the biggest contributor community on GitHub, has launched the MIT-licensed code across the open source platform to enable developers to leverage Arduino hardware specifically for IoT projects and applications. Zhidi Shang – R&D and...

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  • Intel Takes a Step Back In The Internet-of-things

    A few weeks ago,  Intel has quietly discontinued its three SBC boards, the Joule, Edison and Galileo. To summarise the hardware, Edison was to be the platform for wearable manufacturers to use, Galileo went after the famous Raspberry Pi’s low-cost...

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  • An Open Source Rain and Humidity sensor couple

      It detects humidity through two sensors which are to be used alternatively to let us know when there is water on the ground because it’s raining, or when the water level in a flowerpot is too...

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  • Koov, the educational robotics coding kit by Sony

    Sony is the latest tech giant to use a crowdfunding platform to test the waters. In this case, Sony will essentially be using Indiegogo to gauge customer interest and hopefully gain some insight into the U.S. market as it...

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  • DIY an Arduino Ultrasonic Garage Parking Assistant

    Recently, low-cost microcontrollers like the Arduino have opened new doors for makers looking to do fun and interesting things with their vehicles. If you’ve ever had to park your car in a small garage or cramped space, you probably...

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