• Interview to Dale Dougherty: Founder & CEO MAKE Magazine and Maker Faire

        How you can read from his Twitter profile, Dale Dougherty is the Founder of MAKE Magazine and creator of Maker Faire. I had the opportunity to interview him about the makers, about Arduino and Raspberry Pi and...

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  • LIFT BIT: the connected sofa

      Design and technology in a perfect marriage: applying the DUST network for internet enabled control of an innovative modular sofa that can be adjusted at will, thanks to an electronic section prototyped with SmartEverything.   In...

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  • Developments in control electronics enable the intelligent vending machine

    Sponsored by   Developments in control electronics enable the intelligent vending machine  Vending machines are a relatively unrecognized, but fast growing, market opportunity for the electronics industry. That growth is being driven by a new class of...

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  • An Open Project for a 1.000W INDUCTION Heather

      We melt metals using the ZVS (Zero Voltage Switching) technique, applied to a 1000 W RLC resonant circuit.   Have you ever wondered how powerful the electric-magnetic fields around us can get? The question is fitting...

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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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  • 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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  • Creating a smart home system WITH FISHINO

        We are going to create a system managed by a smartphone for controlling home appliances and electric devices through Wi-Fi.   Suppose you want to create a system for your home appliances and that you...

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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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  • The Torpedo 2: a cheap and super powerful 3A DC/DC converter with built-in charger

      Some time ago we had introduced you to the Torpedo switching power supply, a particular kind of DC/DC power supply called SEPIC capable of supplying 5 V from several external supply sources, such as an external...

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  • Python for Professional IoT Development is now reality with Zerynth

    Zerynth just launched Zerynth Studio PRO. The professional version of the software stack for developing IoT solutions in Python language includes industrial-grade features like: firmware Over-The- Air updates; power Saving; possibility to select the RTOS; from 50 to infinite...

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  • Stack based solutions for image processing at the Edge and Cloud – Nick Ni & Adam Taylor

      One of the beauties of image processing is its wide range of end applications from autonomous drones and cars, to medical and scientific imaging. This diverse range of applications brings with it a diverse range of...

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  • Hacking an IKEA Lack Table into a Display

      Let’s build an interactive table equipped with a display and manual commands to create everything from videogames to animations for communication, teaching and entertainment. LED strips with serial control, and Neopixels in particular, allow us to...

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  • Controlling our simple CNC Miling Machine via USB

      Let’s print the PCBs by means of our CNC machine, that this time has been fitted with a controller that connects to a PC via USB, that draws the control signals and that regenerates timed pulses,...

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  • Taking an active interest in display technology

      This post is sponsored by         Choosing the right display technology for your next application requires an eye for detail A color display is hard to beat in any application and continued price...

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  • RandA & Raspberry Pi 3: what’s new

      RandA has been updated to be compatible with the 3rd version of Raspberry Pi: let’s going deep and explain all the new features. As you probably know, if you are familiar with the evolution of the...

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  • Presenting a robust and simple CNC Milling Machine

      Supplied with a robust chassis (made of plastics) and with three stepper motors, it is provided with a 9,000 RPM electro-spindle, to which it is possible to apply different kinds of milling parts, for the purpose...

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  • Control all your IR appliances through Bluetooth (or internet)

        A Bluetooth enabled remote that will help you control one or more IR-controlled electric payloads.   In this post, we are going to present a project for emulating an IR remote control composed of a...

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  • Interview to Nebojša Matić CEO of MikroElektronika

      Open-Electronics.org: When and why you decided to start Mikroe? Nebojša Matić: It didn’t start from any grand idea… I was out of college, my parents could not support me anymore and I needed an income. Not having...

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