• Programmable Pi Arms for our kids on Kickstarter

    Mime Industries is running a crowdfunding campaign for MeArm Pi, a robotic arm powered by Raspberry Pi. The kit includes a Pi HAT that holds the joysticks for controlling the arm, and can also be controlled using...

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  • Idiotware Shield: IoT for Arduino, Simplified on Crowd Supply

    Interesting project from Mumbai on Crowdsupply these days, they are slowly starting to collect money but the board is definitely worthy, starting at $25! The Idiotware Shield is a learning platform for quickly bringing to life hundreds...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • UsbSafe², the open programmable usb dongle to protect USB devices

    USB connections can transfer both information and power. UsbSafe² is a device for protecting USB-connected hardware from both excessive voltage, current and unauthorized data access. Unfortunately, the practice of “juice jacking” (accessing data from a device connected...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • QuadBot on Kickstarter combines open source robotics and STEM education

    Thankfully, there are a number of STEM related endeavours that put a playful twist on educating the increasingly curious makers around the world today. And, as we’ve seen with 3D Printed educational robots like WireBeings or the open-source Marty,...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Morpheus Delta High Resolution Resin 3D Printer Unveiled

    Far better than any other 3D printers in print-quality & speed, under $1,000-category. Personal Resin 3D Printer. Powered by LIPS tech…  …that is what Morpheus Delta is promising over its Kickstarter campaign. Few days since the beginning...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • A stamp-sized Linux server for $5

    Boston-based Onion Corp. began its Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign in July and by Aug. 23 had already received more than $773,400 in pledged funding — 4,400% its funding goal o develop Omega2, a new embedded linux computing board....

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  • Omega2: $5 Linux Computer with Wi-Fi, Made for IoT by Onion

    What the heck is an IoT computer? It is a Linux computer designed specifically for building connected hardware applications. It combines the tiny form factor and power-efficiency of the Arduino, with the power and flexibilities of the...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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  • Lucy: Light Indoor Spaces With Real Sunshine funded 170% in 8 hours on Indiegogo

    The first of her kind, Lucy illuminates indoor spaces with sunshine. She’s solar powered, portable, and Italian-designed. Lucy moves sunlight from where it’s wasted to where it’s needed. You can place Lucy anywhere with no installation and...

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  • Marty, the nice educational robot can now feature a Raspberry Pi

    Robotical’s hackable, Cortex-M4 based “Marty” educational robot has flexible legs, and can be upgraded with an onboard Raspberry Pi. A startup called Robotical is seeking funds on Indiegogo for a 3D printable, mostly open source, walking robot...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • MyPi : Industrial grade Raspberry Pi on Kickstarter

      Faced with building a solution around multiple cards (with the knock on increase in expense and complexity), we decided to building our own board, initially as a side project, working with a clearly defined set of...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Marty the 3D printed open-source robot for STEM education launches on Indiegogo

    Marty the Robot is a being promoted through a new indiegogo campaign that’s hoping to introduce robotics to younger generations. What is exactly “Marty”? he is an open-source, fully programmable, WiFI ready and 3D printable robot designed to be incredibly customizable,...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Introducing Mercury: world’s first universal camera made with 3D printing

    For those who have not given up their high quality SLR cameras or their vintage camera lenses for more compact smartphone cameras, you know how much purchasing, maintaining, and adapting a good quality camera can cost. Generally...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • 3Dvarius, the 3D printed violin on Kickstarter

    We have already talked about this amazing project in our post last August. Now, to finalize the project and start manufacturing, 3DVarius is fundraising through the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. The 3Dvarius was born digitally in 2012, in...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • OctoPrint starts a Patreon to help fund its interface for 3D printing

      Gina Häußge, the creator and main developer of popular 3D printing software OctoPrint, has launched a call for funding through crowdfunding platform Patreon. OctoPrint, which many of our readers may already know, is a web interface...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • Codeybot: New Robot Who Teaches Coding on Kickstarter

    Codeybot is an exciting two-wheel self-balancing robot that teaches the fundamentals of coding in a fun and playful way, and has been created by the robotics experts at Makeblock. The small robot packs in plenty of features,...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Crowd4Africa – 3D printed prosthetics for african hospitals with 3DRag and EWE Delta: charity campaign on Eppela

    A few days ago, in an event organized by Maker Faire European Edition 2016 committee, I had the chance to meet Renato Reggiani, cofounder of BioPic (a very interesting project too) that told me about his charity...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • BeGo: Fully open source smartwatch

    BeGo is an open source smartwatch startup from Finland.They have designed and produced a fully open source smartwatch and they are ready to start an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. Smartwatch market is still on its early development stage...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Espruino – JavaScript for Microcontrollers

    Espruino is a solution to code in JavaScript for microcontrollers. Espruino is a small computer that anyone can use to control things around them. Its JavaScript interpreter gives you instant feedback so that you can experiment and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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