• Open Source “Game Boy” Runs Linux and Arduino

      Clockwork has surpassed its Kickstarter funding goal for a handheld GameShell device that is billed as “the world’s first modular, portable game console with a GNU/Linux embedded operating system.” The GameShell offers a variety of retro...

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  • Open Source Underwater Glider Drone

    This Open Source Underwater Glider has just been named the Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Hackaday Prize. As the top winner of the Hackaday Prize, the Open Source Underwater Glider will receive $50,000 USD completes the awarding...

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  • DIY Air Data Computer Asgard

    The air data computer Asgard is out. It is a unit designed for DIYers, size and weight are compatible (fixation tabs have the same dimensions of standards servo tabs) with low-cost RC applications.  Some aspects will be changed...

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  • Come and Visit Maker Faire Rome 2017 on December 1st-3rd

    Maker Faire Rome 2017 is coming, only a few weeks before the start of the 5th Edition of this amazing event. Maker Faire Rome is the fair where you can see with your own eyes the digital...

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  • How To Manipulate Time with This Magic Arduino Led Glove

    Probably time manipulation is an attractive target for everyone. This project certainly makes it appear that way. YouTuber MadGyver’s glove uses a gigantic LED controlled by an Arduino Nano to allow objects such as a fan, water falling from a shower,...

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  • DIY Raspberry Pi or Arduino Tank and Play Laser Tag!

    Inspired by the game War Thunder, this maker programmed much more into the set of rules than a simple “tag, you’re out” match. Each tank has four sensors around the body. These sensors relate to crew members and...

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  • 3D Printed Impressive LED Eyes

    If you’ve ever wanted to add glowing eyes to something, now is your chance. Not only is this perfect for spooky dress-up or cosplay (unfortunately Halloween has just passed), but it could also make cyclists or pedestrians...

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  • Low-Cost Arduino Powered Electric Wheelchair

    While electric wheelchairs are a vital tool for those with restricted mobility, they typically cost around $2,500, an amount that’s not the most affordable. To address this problem, a group of students from Aviv High School in...

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  • PiCorder, the Raspberry Pi CamCorder

    Thanks to the miniature dimensions, you can use the Raspberry Pi Zero to build a tiny camcorder. Devised by Wayne Keenan, the PiCorder uses a Pimoroni HyperPixel screen, Pi Zero camera module, and Zero LiPo plus LiPo...

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  • DIY a Full-Size 3D Printed Humanoid Robot

    John Choi, founder of advanced robotics startup Choitek and Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science and Arts major, recently released a nearly 100-page Instructable on how to build a full-size, 3D printed humanoid robot that he’s dubbed ASPIR, for Autonomous Support and Positive Inspiration...

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  • Pi-Top: the All New Modular Raspberry Pi Laptop

    U.K. based startup pi-top has a new learn-to-code-and-tinker machine. It’s another modular Raspberry Pi-powered laptop but this time they’ve reduced the number of steps needed to put it together, as well as adding a slider keyboard design...

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  • DIY an Affordable $20 Arduino Telemetry System

    William Osman set out to prove that unlike expensive commercial data logging rigs, he could get the same results for under twenty bucks. He wanted to build a wireless three-axis accelerometer for a race car project, allowing engineers...

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  • PocketBeagle: the Brand New Raspberry Pi Zero Rival

    BeagleBoard.org has revealed its latest development board named PocketBeagle. It’s an ultra-tiny and open source USB-key-fob computer that’s crafted for DIYers, hobbyists, and educators. Talking about the dimensions, PocketBeagle measures 56x35x5mm. This small size makes it flexible enough for electronic...

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  • DIY Pov Rgb Led Globe

    “In this project I will show you how I combined a couple steel pieces with an Arduino, an APA102 LED Strip and a Hall effect sensor in order to create a POV (persistence of vision) RGB LED...

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  • AutoPi, The Open Source Platform to “Improve” Your Car

    A Danish startup called AutoPi.io has gone to Kickstarter to launch a Raspberry Pi Zero W based AutoPi dongle that plugs into the same OBD-II port that automotive repair people use to run diagnostics and tap other...

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  • Neuroon Open: How to “Open Source” Your Sleep

    If you would like to be able to measure your sleep patterns more accurately as well as improve your sleep, nightly dream function or meditation you may be interested in a new open source device called the...

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  • 3D Body Scanner for Fashion Design and Lots of Other Things

    Poppy Mosbacher has created a full 3D body scanner by using 27 Raspberry Pi Zeros, 27 Raspberry Pi Camera Modules and various other components. Poppy herself wanted to use the scanner in her work as a fashion...

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  • C-Turtle: a Multi-Terrain Crawling Robot

    Researchers at University of Arizona have created a modular robot made of cardboard and a Raspberry Pi Zero for around $70. The form and movement of this little machine is made to mimic a sea turtle, and...

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