• Delaktig: IKEA’s Open Source and Hackable Sofa!

    Sure it’s not an open source hardware news, but it’s an open source relevant news definitely, anyway! Ikea has now decided to support the creative conversion of its products with a new line of furniture that breaks with tradition, leaving...

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  • Volunteers Make 3D-Printed Prosthetic Hands for Kids

    Ivan Owen’s initial idea has grown into the open-source e-NABLE Community, volunteer army with nearly 10,000 participants in 40 countries, bringing 3D-printed prosthetic hands to kids everywhere. By sharing open-source designs online, any tinkerer with a 3D...

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  • Vinduino, a water saving project

    The Vinduino project (Vineyard + Arduino) started out of necessity to better manage irrigation in Southern California vineyard and reduce agricultural water consumption by 25% (25% of 42 million acre feet/year is more than the annual urban water...

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  • What’s the weather like in IoL City?

    Against any racial discrimination, I think that Lego City citizens have a right to know the weather. In the quest for a true “Internet of Things” solution, a Cactus Micro Rev2 – Arduino with an ESP8266 WiFi module...

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  • Orange Pi, the unconventional choice

    What could the best choice be if you don’t want to buy an Arduino or a Raspberry Pi board? This is the same question Dave Egts made himself, and Orange Pi is his answer. Dave needed the...

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  • uArm Swift, your open-source robotic assistant

    The uArm Swift is an open-source robotic assistant for your desktop. It’s a smaller and sleeker version of the UFACTORY company’s original device from 2014. Based on an Arduino Mega, the robot is capable of lifting 500 grams (1.1 pounds) with a working range of 5 to...

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  • Google Plans: AI on Raspberry Pi

    Google is intending to expand the dev tools available to makers using the Raspberry Pi microprocessor to power their projects this year — potentially offering software tools for face- and emotion-recognition, speech-to-text translation, natural language processing, sentiment analysis, predictive analytics and...

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  • Phone-Controlled Door Lock With a Raspberry Pi

    How many times you lose time looking for your home keys in front of the door? Are the keys in your wife’s bag? Lost in your car? Are you sure it never happened to you? …never say never!!...

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  • Mercury IoT System, Soon Available on Open-Electronics!

    Open Electronics is working with our friend Francesco Ficili  to work out a new modular development system for IoT application: the Mercury System, soon available on our store. It is a modular HW/SW development platform composed by: A...

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  • Play your Guitar with Arduino-powered Footswitch 

    As creator Franco Molina points out, there’s a lot to worry about when playing guitar in front of an audience. Actually playing is one thing, but you have to pay attention to the crowd, move around on...

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  • 3D printed microscope for waterborne diseases prevention!

    Scientists from Cambridge University have developed a 3D printable microscope that can be used to test water. The device uses a Raspberry Pi and a tiny camera, and is currently being tested by British charity Oxfam, which...

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  • Tree, Root and Mote: Build Your Own 3D Printer Farm, on Kickstarter

    In September, CEL unveiled the Root, a remote control device that allows users to monitor, control and share prints via wired or wireless network, and the Tree, a sturdy shelving unit designed to house multiple Robox printers, at...

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  • Soon Windows10 on ARM-based processors

    Qualcomm and Microsoft are teaming up to bring Windows 10 to Qualcomm’s mobile processors. Thanks to this, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors will be the first ARM-based processors to fully support Windows 10. The announcement was made at WinHEC...

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  • 3D Printed Medical Devices Market up to 17.7% of CAGR in 2026. 

    Future Market Insights presents a 10-year forecast for the global 3D printed medical devices market between 2016 and 2026 in a new publication titled “3D Printed Medical Devices Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2016 –...

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  • Alexa and Amazon Dash take care of your cat!

    Maybe you’re asking how is it possible: this Automated Cat Feeder is the answer. The CatFeeder was build using a Zevro Dry Food Dispenser. Any dispenser can be used – you just need to be sure that...

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  • Ever wanted to be Darth Vader? Bring Star Wars to life with 3D Printed ‘Tractor Beam’

    Star Wars fans will be really excited about the opportunity to turn a dream into reality. Through this “tractor beam” you are able to move small objects using sound waves, in the comfort of your own home...

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  • Droiko on Kickstarter – First True Gaming Drone, the battle is now!

    Droiko is a high technology gaming micro drone that allows you playing GAMES with your drone. It’s a fully open source product, both hardware and software. As soon as the project is succesfully funded, everything design related...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Let’s Build an open source Quadcopter – Part1

      A high performance multirotor copter that may be created by starting from a premade base and an Arduino Mega based board, that may receive the commands from a model aircraft’s remote control, and that supports telemetry...

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