• The Perfect Open Source Controller for Powerful Electric Motors

    For anyone with interest in electric vehicles, especially drives and control systems for EV’s, the Endless-Sphere forum is the place to frequent. It’s full of some amazing projects covering electric skateboards to cars and everything in between....

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  • How to Reinvent a 3D Printed Polaroid Camera

    Have you ever wanted to print an animated image? Now Abhishek Singh made it (almost) possible. Inspired by the Polaroid OneStep camera (the SX-70, specifically), Abhishek’s version is called an Instagif and looks almost exactly the same, but...

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  • Compact Electric Vehicles Welcome Pacer With Open Arms

    With Pacer, Faraday Motion wants to provide a set of standard, modular components paired with open-source software for developers and makers to create affordable and simple electric vehicles. Pacer is build on top of the Arduino core for ESP8266 and is running...

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  • OpenSolo Initiative: 3DR Open Sourced its SoloLink codebase to the World

    We spoke about the integration of 3DR’s Site Scan software platform with DJI drones just a week ago. Now it’s time to introduce you the new Opensolo Initiative: essentially, 3DR has released its SoloLink codebase to the world, for...

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  • VoltaStream ZERO: the Perfect Choice for Music Streaming

    PolyVection has recently launched the VoltaStream Zero, a hand-crafted and open-source integrated audio module in the same form as a Raspberry Pi Zero. It says the board offers features comparable to Chromecast audio but in a module that’s completely...

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  • Raspberry Pi 3 Slim by N O D E

    The Raspberry Pi 3 Slim is, as you’d expect, a slimmed-down version of the Raspberry Pi 3, which is about as thick as a small stack of credit cards. It means, at 7mm thick, the modder’s creation is...

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  • Microsoft open sourced Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino

    Microsoft, which has the biggest contributor community on GitHub, has launched the MIT-licensed code across the open source platform to enable developers to leverage Arduino hardware specifically for IoT projects and applications. Zhidi Shang – R&D and...

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  • Microsoft made its AI work on a Raspberry Pi

    The idea came about from Microsoft Labs teams in Redmond and Bangalore, India. Ofer Dekel, who manages an AI optimization group at the Redmond Lab, was trying to figure out a way to stop squirrels from eating...

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  • First Open Source Satellite: Houston, We’ve Not Had a Problem!

    A few weeks ago, the first open source satellite made its way into space. The Libre Space Foundation, the organization behind the satellite, is dedicated to developing libre space hardware. The cube sat in question is UPSat, a 2U...

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  • Dadamachines: the Open Source Solution for Your Creative Orchestra

    If you think of a hardware controller as a way of turning physical input into digital music, this really is a glimpse of what happens when you make digital music into physical output. The cleverest thing Johannes...

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  • Metafluidics.org: the open source website for lab-on-a-chip devices

    The site, Metafluidics.org, is a free repository of designs for lab-on-a-chip devices, submitted by all sorts of inventors, including trained scientists and engineers, hobbyists, students, and amateur makers. Users can browse the site for devices ranging from simple...

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  • HealthyPi v3 – The Open Source Vital Sign Monitoring HAT for Raspberry Pi

    HealthyPi is the first fully open-source, full-featured vital sign monitor. Using the Raspberry Pi as its computing and display platform, the HealthyPi add-on HAT turns the Raspberry Pi into a vital sign monitoring system. The simple, highly...

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  • Amazon Dash Button is Perfect to Play Music!

    Connected speaker systems like Sonos are great, but they still require you to pull out your phone, open your music app of choice, and select a playlist. This project lets you start the playlist of your choice...

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  • The First Open Source 3D Printer Filament

    Aleph Objects, Inc., the company behind LulzBot 3D printers, has announced the launch of the world’s very first Certified Open Source Hardware 3D Printing Filament. The open source filament was developed by IC3D Industries, a premium 3D...

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  • The Disney’s Dancing Teapot is Real! 

    Have you ever dreamed of your own dancing teapot, just like in the movie Beauty and the Beast? All thanks to micro-computing and Arduino Pro Mini, you can actually create your personal 3D printed robotic dancing teapot....

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  • DIY an helpful home assistant using Amazon Echo and Raspberry Pi

    The maker Jamie McKane decided to build his personal home assistant using Amazon Alexa Voice Service and a Raspberry Pi 3. Alexa is an always-on virtual assistant that allows you to access services and applications using voice commands preceded...

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  • CHAP: Low-Cost Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator

    The Cheap Arm Project (CHAP) began as an MSc project aimed at developing an affordable mobile robot arm system that could be used by wheelchair users to access daily objects at inaccessible heights or weights (the extreme case...

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  • Raspberry Pi motorized Skateboard

    If you live in town and you are looking for an electric vehicle for commuting,  you could choose a hybrid car, an electric bike or why not… an electric skateboard that zooms around town at 30kmph (19mph)!...

    • Posted 6 months ago
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