• Christmas is coming: it’s time to work on home’s lights

    Josiah Davenport, a 14 years old teenager, for this Christmas decided to animate 3,500 Christmas lights on his family’s home with the help of an Arduino Mega. On Monday, the 14-year-old will activate a synchronized display at his family’s home...

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  • NRF24L01+ Arduino Wireless Transceiver Shield Now on Kickstarter

    Electronics developer Patrick Thomas Mitchell has recently launched on Kickstarter the new NRF24L01+ Arduino wireless transceiver shield which offers a lot of features and is available to back with early bird pledges from just $15 with worldwide...

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  • SparkFun Pro nRF52840 Mini: a Powerful Combination of Cortex-M4 CPU and 2.4GHz Bluetooth

    The SparkFun Pro nRF52840 Mini Bluetooth development board is now available priced at $30 and features a ARM Cortex-M4 CPU supported by 1MB internal Flash and 256kB internal RAM. The board comes pre-programmed with a USB bootloader....

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  • DIY a Fascinating Acoustic Levitator

    Using an array of 72 40kHz ultrasonic transducers to form standing waves of low and high pressure, the maker Julius Kramer has just created a 3d-printed acoustic levitator. 36 each are placed in the top and bottom shells of the...

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  • LET’S BUILD A SPECTROMETER

      Make use of an ad hoc module by AMS in order to make a precious Arduino based tool. It will allow analysis of materials, including food and drink, through the spectrum obtained with a light stimulus...

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  • DIY Your Arduino Spider Robot

    Instructables user MusaW has recently released a detailed guide to create a four leg (quadruped) robot using SG90 servo with servo driver and all controlled using WIFI Web server via smartphone browser: the total cost of the...

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  • Bitmain and 96Boards Have Released the Sophon Edge Development Board for Deep Learning

    Bitmain has been moving into the AI business with their offshoot Sophon, which specializes in TPU-equipped devices. The company has recently collaborated with 96Boards to launch the Sophon Edge Developer Board to bring deep-learning capabilities for any number...

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  • DIY a Self Driving, Arduino-Powered Electric Quad!

    Instructables user Sieuwe Elferink has just created a semi-autonomous kids’ four-wheeler. The Arduino powered Quad can steer itself within a set of lines, and stop for pedestrians and inanimate objects. For this project you will need the following materials: 3x...

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  • Fishino (the board for IoT and wearable) meets Squirrel (part 2)

      Let’s get familiar with a programming language optimizing how we can write code for our Fishino boards, hosted on the board itself. Programming 32-bit Fishino boards can be an easy and light task by using specific...

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  • Homemade Vintage Style Nixie Clock

    If you find soldering enjoyable and relaxing, this is likely a good project for you. To create his clock, the maker Electronoobs has soldered LED filaments onto a steel wire frame. I’ve made some “nixie” tubes. These are...

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  • Fishino (the board for IoT and wearable) meets Squirrel (part 1)

      We introduce a programming language to optimize code for our Fishino boards. Part one. What do squirrels and our appreciated little fishes have in common? Very little apparently, but actually, as you will see by reading...

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  • Build Robots, Learn Programming, And Stay Ahead With MoonBot DIY Kit

    A new DIY robotic kit has been launched via Kickstarter this week called MoonBot, which has been designed for learning more about modern robotics and artificial intelligence. Each kit allows you to build three robots and all subscribers will...

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  • Fishino goes in low-power mode

      Let’s optimize power consumption for our Arduino-like boards using specific hardware solutions and a dedicated software library.   We recently had many requests about solutions to reduce power consumption for our Fishino boards, particularly from those...

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  • DualPanto: a Video Gaming Interface for the Visually Impaired

    While there are tools that allow the visually impaired to interact with computers, conveying spacial relationships, such as those needed for gaming, is certainly a challenge. To address this, researchers have come up with DualPanto. This device uses...

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  • DIY Arduino-Powered 3D Wire Bending Machine

    How To Mechatronics has come up with a bender that not only twists wire left and right, but can rotate to create three-dimensional shapes. The 3d wire bending machine is powered by an Arduino Nano, which controls...

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  • TrussFormer: Plastic Bottles and 3D Printed Connectors Create Kinetic Structures

    TrussFormer is the outcome of a research performed by Hasso Plattner Institute in Germany and the U.S. which have been working on a way to turn empty bottles into kinetic art. TrussFormer program is an integrated end-to-end software solution...

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  • DIY Bionic Robot Lizard – Kit for Beginners

    Many of us would like to take on a nerdy weekend project, but not everyone has the technical skills. Whether you’re a complete robotics novice or a seasoned engineer just looking to have some fun, this friendly...

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  • MAKERphone: An educational DIY mobile phone

      MAKERphone is an educational DIY mobile phone designed to bring electronics and programming to the crowd in a fun and interesting way. It’s a fully functional mobile phone that you assemble and code yourself.    ...

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