• Sunflower Shield – 3.5” HMI Display for the Open Source Community

    Bridgetek’s Embedded Video Engine technology is gaining more traction within the global open-source community, as well as with larger OEMs. The latest of  integrated graphics controllers is the Sunflower Shield. Using the FT813 EVE IC, the Sunflower Shield allows makers...

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  • Piranha: a new Arduino like board with a 32bit core, wifi, battery and more

        Just over a year ago we have introduced our first Arduino-like 32-bit board, called Fishino32 which was characterized by the format of the widespread Arduino UNO (but also of the Fishino UNO), although equipped with a...

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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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  • DIY an Arduino Powered Automatic Watering System

    If you are planning your holidays, for sure this project will help you to solve a big deal: watering your plants. Also if you aren’t going on holidays, this system can avoid you to waste time in...

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  • Create a perfect paint color with Mesomix

    Artists, painters and makers looking for a way to automatically mix paint to an exact formula may be interested in a new automated paint mixing machine called the Mesomix. This machine, which resembles a very nice 3D...

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  • GPS, Glonass and Advanced Digital Audio Codec for the Sony Spresense

    Sony recently renamed its “old” Sony Spritzer, an Arduino compatible with a Sony hexa-core Arm Cortex-M4F micro-controller, a built-in GNSS receiver, and an audio codec. They made some design modifications and called the “new” board Spresense. Sony...

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  • We all build a yellow submarine, yellow submarine, yellow submarine

    If you’d like to check out your pool or a lake without getting wet, this underwater ROV looks like a great solution. “My goal was to have it not cost a fortune, have it easy to drive,...

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  • How to Bring Back Your Old Rotary Phone

    Maker “bicapitate” has shown on Imgur his new creation: a 1961 Western Electric Model 500 rotary phone converted into a cellphone using an Arduino sbc. The Western Electric Model 500 includes a generous amount of space inside,...

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered Phonograph MP3 Player

    “The problem with high tech music players is they don’t have any flash! They non conspicuously just produce music from a drab dull lifeless box. In the times of early music the mechanisms to reproduce sound were fantastic....

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  • DIY an Arduino-Powered 3D Printed Weather Station

    In this project, the maker RobWLakes has designed every part of the weather station in OpernSCAD, printed out, and combined with simple reed switches and magnets to turn them into functional pieces of hardware. For example, the...

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  • Traktorino: the Open Source DIY Dj Midi Controller

    Traktorino is a fully open source DIY MIDI controller based on the Arduino platform. Created by Músico Nerd, the DIY MIDI controller is equipped with a wide variety of different sliders and knobs as well as LEDs...

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  • Leguino Educational Hacker Kit on Kickstarter

    A Belfast based startup called Leguino has launched a Kickstarter project for a Leguino robotics and hacking kit designed to integrate with existing Lego parts. The kit provides a variety of add-on sensors, motors, and other gizmos...

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  • Arduino-Powered Color Locking System

    This particular (un)locking system, created by Rudec Technologies, is still in the prototyping stage. Actually it is hosted on an Arduino Uno, but the maker is planning to migrate the system on one ESP32 board to develop...

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  • Arduino-Powered Creative Interaction: “you, me and all these machines”

    In many ways, the work can be described as a way of interpreting complexities in the relations between a couple, and the displacement of these complexities to the domain of creative interaction. This is how the creator...

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  • Wii Camera for Head Tracking: I Want It!

    Nintendo Wii controllers continue to provide a variety of tools for hacking. One component you may want to consider for your next hack is the camera from the Wii Remote, which senses the position of nearby infrared...

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  • Open-Source CAT-M1/NB-IoT Shield for Arduino on Indiegogo

    This is the first open-source cellular Arduino shield of its kind using SIMCom’s latest SIM7000-series modules with LTE CAT-M and NB-IoT support, optimized for low-power IoT devices. The shield also integrates incredibly fast GNSS, and a high-accuracy...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Dotter: DIY Arduino Powered Dot Matrix Printer

    Dotter is a huge dot matrix printer based on Arduino. Most of the parts are 3D printed, there are also 28BYJ48 stepper motors (the cheapest stepper motors you can find) and some basic components. It can print...

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  • The Open Source FM Radio receiver: Open Radio

        Nowadays, many of us have a smartphone in their pocket to connect with on-demand services like Spotify, iTunes, Google Play Music and more, to listen to their favorite music. Sure, being able to choose the...

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