• ABC: Basic Connections – The Essential Reference Book for Makers

    ABC: Basic Connections is the essential reference book that every maker should have in their toolkit. A collection of neat, easy to read, high quality circuit diagrams and pinouts that will show you how to properly connect...

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  • Open Source RF Signal Generator Features Wi-Fi Connectivity

    Istanbul-based startup ERA Instruments has launched a crowd-funding campaign to bring its ERASynth RF Signal Generator into mass production. The campaign -hosted on the Crowd Supply– is targeting to raise $40,000 to fund the final stages of...

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  • Nodez, a Kickstarter project, is challenging all expensive smart home product families.

    Nodez is comprised of a hub, and 8 different nodes and is an IoT family of products that will transform your home into a smart home. Nodez has been developed over the last year with the goal...

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  • Programmable Pi Arms for our kids on Kickstarter

    Mime Industries is running a crowdfunding campaign for MeArm Pi, a robotic arm powered by Raspberry Pi. The kit includes a Pi HAT that holds the joysticks for controlling the arm, and can also be controlled using...

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  • Idiotware Shield: IoT for Arduino, Simplified on Crowd Supply

    Interesting project from Mumbai on Crowdsupply these days, they are slowly starting to collect money but the board is definitely worthy, starting at $25! The Idiotware Shield is a learning platform for quickly bringing to life hundreds...

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  • UsbSafe², the open programmable usb dongle to protect USB devices

    USB connections can transfer both information and power. UsbSafe² is a device for protecting USB-connected hardware from both excessive voltage, current and unauthorized data access. Unfortunately, the practice of “juice jacking” (accessing data from a device connected...

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  • QuadBot on Kickstarter combines open source robotics and STEM education

    Thankfully, there are a number of STEM related endeavours that put a playful twist on educating the increasingly curious makers around the world today. And, as we’ve seen with 3D Printed educational robots like WireBeings or the open-source Marty,...

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  • Morpheus Delta High Resolution Resin 3D Printer Unveiled

    Far better than any other 3D printers in print-quality & speed, under $1,000-category. Personal Resin 3D Printer. Powered by LIPS tech…  …that is what Morpheus Delta is promising over its Kickstarter campaign. Few days since the beginning...

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  • A stamp-sized Linux server for $5

    Boston-based Onion Corp. began its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in July and by Aug. 23 had already received more than $773,400 in pledged funding — 4,400% its funding goal o develop Omega2, a new embedded linux computing board....

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  • Omega2: $5 Linux Computer with Wi-Fi, Made for IoT by Onion

    What the heck is an IoT computer? It is a Linux computer designed specifically for building connected hardware applications. It combines the tiny form factor and power-efficiency of the Arduino, with the power and flexibilities of the...

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  • Lucy: Light Indoor Spaces With Real Sunshine funded 170% in 8 hours on Indiegogo

    The first of her kind, Lucy illuminates indoor spaces with sunshine. She’s solar powered, portable, and Italian-designed. Lucy moves sunlight from where it’s wasted to where it’s needed. You can place Lucy anywhere with no installation and...

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  • Marty, the nice educational robot can now feature a Raspberry Pi

    Robotical’s hackable, Cortex-M4 based “Marty” educational robot has flexible legs, and can be upgraded with an onboard Raspberry Pi. A startup called Robotical is seeking funds on Indiegogo for a 3D printable, mostly open source, walking robot...

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  • MyPi : Industrial grade Raspberry Pi on Kickstarter

      Faced with building a solution around multiple cards (with the knock on increase in expense and complexity), we decided to building our own board, initially as a side project, working with a clearly defined set of...

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  • Marty the 3D printed open-source robot for STEM education launches on Indiegogo

    Marty the Robot is a being promoted through a new indiegogo campaign that’s hoping to introduce robotics to younger generations. What is exactly “Marty”? he is an open-source, fully programmable, WiFI ready and 3D printable robot designed to be incredibly customizable,...

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  • Introducing Mercury: world’s first universal camera made with 3D printing

    For those who have not given up their high quality SLR cameras or their vintage camera lenses for more compact smartphone cameras, you know how much purchasing, maintaining, and adapting a good quality camera can cost. Generally...

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  • 3Dvarius, the 3D printed violin on Kickstarter

    We have already talked about this amazing project in our post last August. Now, to finalize the project and start manufacturing, 3DVarius is fundraising through the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The 3Dvarius was born digitally in 2012, in...

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  • OctoPrint starts a Patreon to help fund its interface for 3D printing

      Gina Häußge, the creator and main developer of popular 3D printing software OctoPrint, has launched a call for funding through crowdfunding platform Patreon. OctoPrint, which many of our readers may already know, is a web interface...

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  • Codeybot: New Robot Who Teaches Coding on Kickstarter

    Codeybot is an exciting two-wheel self-balancing robot that teaches the fundamentals of coding in a fun and playful way, and has been created by the robotics experts at Makeblock. The small robot packs in plenty of features,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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