• Announced the New NanoPi NEO4: the Cheapest & Smallest RK3399 Board

    Just a couple of months ago FriendlyElec introduced the NanoPi M4, which was then the smallest, most affordable Rockchip RK3399 based SBC yet. But now they have launched a $45, Rockchip RK3399 based NanoPi Neo4 SBC with a 60 x...

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  • IoT LoRa Boards Run on Raspberry Pi, Arduino and Micro:Bit!

    Pi Supply, which has produced a variety of Raspberry Pi add-on boards, is now on Kickstarter to launch a series of IoT LoRa Boards that work with the Pi. The offerings include an IoT LoRa Gateway HAT board...

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  • DIY an Affordable SD Card Duplicator

    If you have to duplicate many SD cards for example to boot Raspbian on multiple Raspberry Pi board but you want to save money, probably you’d better build a SD card duplicator by yourself. This is exactly...

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  • A.I. Thinker ESP32-CAM: Affrodable ESP32 Camera Development Board by Seeed Studio

    Seeed Studio is taking pre-orders for the new A.I. Thinker ESP32-CAM board with a 2MP camera for $9.90. The board needs to be programmed with ESP-IDF as explained in details in Github, and there’s no Arduino IDE support. The ESP32-CAM has...

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  • DIY an Arduino Nano-Based Oscilloscope

    Maker Peter Balch has been able to turn an Arduino Nano into an oscilloscope the size of a matchbox. This oscilloscope costs the price of an Arduino Nano (£2 and a display (£3) plus a few pence...

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  • Pipod: Raspberry Pi Zero Portable Music Player

    The PiPod is an open source portable music player based on the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. It uses this affordable single-board computer to run Linux-based software including VLC (which handles media playback) and a custom user interface...

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  • NanoPi M4: the most affordable Rockchip RK3399 based SBC

    The NanoPi M4 is designed for applications including machine learning, AI, deep learning, robots, industrial control, industrial cameras, advertisement machines, game machines, and blockchain. Like FriendlyElec’s other Linux-friendly NanoPi and NanoPC boards, the board ships with open...

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  • Raspberry Pi Power-over-Ethernet HAT board for $20

    The $20, 802.3af-compliant Raspberry Pi PoE HAT allows delivery of up to 15W over the Raspberry Pi 3 B+’s USB-based GbE port without reducing the port’s up to 300Mbps bandwidth. Power over Ethernet is a widely adopted...

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  • DIY an Amazing Led Filament Clock

    While making a clock isn’t an uncommon hacker pursuit, this Arduino-controlled device uses a series of wires to both power and support the clock’s four digits from a bent brass frame. This gives it a decidedly web-like...

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  • Build Your LoRa Gateway with an Orange Pi Zero and RAK831

    The maker Edzelf recently open sourced his affordable LoRa gateway on Github. He combined a low-cost Orange Pi Zero with Rak wireless RAK831 concentrator module kit via a custom cable, and a power supply board, all assembled into a...

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  • Basic Engine is a New Low-Cost Open Source SBC For Your Video Game Console

    The BASIC Engine is a very low-cost single-board home computer with advanced 2D color graphics and sound capabilities, roughly comparable to late-1980s or early-1990s computers and video game consoles. It can be built at home without special...

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  • 3D Printed TaskCam Requests for Pictures!

    Cultural probes aim to elicit unique responses by asking people to respond to a question, many times in the form of a photograph. The most basic type in this series of cameras is known as the TaskCam, which...

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  • Watney: Fully Open Source 3D Printed Rover

    While many vehicle projects implement 3D printing, most of them use them in small parts and portions. So, it’s fascinating to see a device which is 3D printable from start to finish. Nik Ivanov set out to...

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  • DIY Your Open Source Access Point

    If you have the weekend off and if you own a Raspberry Pi 3 or Zero W sbc, this project is prefect for you! The Raspberry Pi wireless access point is built on top of Linux, using...

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  • Cybot – The Open-Source Threat Intelligence Chat Bot

    The following post is extracted from the original one published here by The Cylance Team. Threat intelligence chat bots are useful friends. They perform research for you and can even be note takers or central aggregators of...

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  • Shedding Light: when Open Source serves the research in biology and bioengineering

    The open source movement has facilitated the development of low cost and easy-to-use technologies for scientific settings. A study published in PLOS ONE describes the creation of a novel multi-fluorescence imaging system from readily available, low cost components. “Fluorescence...

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  • Inspired by Google-Glass, Delhi boy invents device for hearing impaired

    Inspired by the famous, but very expensive, Google Glass, the maker Madhav is in the process of developing low-cost “hearing glasses” or what he calls ‘Transcribe,’ which will allow people who are hearing impaired, to see the...

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  • 3Dsimo Kit: the first ever assembly kit of a multi-material 3D pen

    3Dsimo after the first product 3Dsimo Mini pen – a “palm-sized workshop” which allows you to 3D draw, burn, cut foam and solder – has recently launched the new 3Dsimo kit, the first ever assembly kit of a...

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