• Husarion Core2 and Core2-ROS: the New Robotics Prototyping Platform

    San Francisco based robotics firm Husarion, which has previously launched an industrial picker robot called the RoboCore, has gone to Crowd Supply to pitch a new Husarion Core2 prototyping platform for the robotics maker community. The $89...

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  • Microsoft made its AI work on a Raspberry Pi

    The idea came about from Microsoft Labs teams in Redmond and Bangalore, India. Ofer Dekel, who manages an AI optimization group at the Redmond Lab, was trying to figure out a way to stop squirrels from eating...

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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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  • Africa’s First Drones Testing Corridor in Malawi

    The corridor is the first in Africa with a focus on humanitarian and development use, said UNICEF. It’s  designed to provide a controlled platform for the private sector, universities and other partners to explore how UAVs can be...

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  • Open Source Raspberry Pi Tablet on Kickstarter

    Thanks to developer Guillaume Debray, a new open source Raspberry Pi tablet called the Diskio Pi, has been launched via Kickstarter. The Diskio Pi has been specifically designed to provide a versatile open source tablet which is...

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  • Axiom Beta – the Open Source Camera – is constantly under development!

    In the last few years we spoke severl times about this amazing open source camera. It’s very nice to  see that this unique open source/open hardware motion picture camera system venture is really moving forward to the point...

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  • Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

    Engineered as a micro-version of the Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) device was announced back in January to provide a general-purpose, cost-efficient and more simple single-board computer that can be easily slotted in...

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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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  • Printrbelt 3D: Now You Can Print with ‘Infinite Z’

    The California-based 3D printer company Printrbot has introduced its latest offering, the Printrbelt 3D printer. The Printrbelt 3D printer, which is already available to order through the Printrbot website, is a desktop additive manufacturing system which integrates...

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  • Pensar: Real-Time Video Processing for Drones

    The introduced computer vision platform with deep-learning capabilities is a stand-alone twin sensor platform. It utilizes the GPU-accelerated computing power of the Nvidia’s Jetson module to allow for real-time video processing and immediate augmented insights. Nvidia’s Jetpack software...

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  • Aryzon Aims To Be The Google Cardboard Of Augmented Reality (AR)

    Google Cardboard created a landslide in virtual reality (VR). A cheap, accessible way to experience an entry-level version of the technology that lead to wide-spread awareness. Back in May 2017, Aryzon launched Kickstarter campaign with plans to do the...

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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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  • Linux Foundation launches the Open-source EdgeX Foundry for IoT standardisation

    Security is the Achilles heel of the Internet of Things, according to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols on ZDNet. The lack of common IoT development standards is part of this problem. This is why the Linux Foundation, along with 50...

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  • First Open Source Satellite: Houston, We’ve Not Had a Problem!

    A few weeks ago, the first open source satellite made its way into space. The Libre Space Foundation, the organization behind the satellite, is dedicated to developing libre space hardware. The cube sat in question is UPSat, a 2U...

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  • Romeo BLE: the Arduino Control Board for your Robot

    Romeo family is an All-in-One Arduino based control board especially designed for robotics applications from DFRobot.  It benefits from the Arduino open source platform and it is supported by thousands of open source codes. The Romeo BLE has...

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  • An Amazing Giant Arduino Electro-Mechanical Clock

    Sometimes you want your creation to look great. That was the case here, as this electromechanical clock integrates several different types of metal along with a chain drive into something that’s as much a work of art...

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  • Adafruit Has Announced Two New Products: Pysense and Pytrack Boards.

    Adafruit has announced the arrival of a couple of new products to its ever-growing range of electronic components in the form of the PyCom Pytrack and Pysense. The new Shields work with all PyCom boards including the...

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  • COVI: an Open Source Speech-Enabled Smart Home Hub on Kickstarter

    Developed by Senic, COVI combines a beautiful light fixture with a speech-enabled hub for home automation. What this means is that you can control your in-house gadgets via Amazon Alexa, as well as other services expected in 2018....

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