• xaVNA, a low-cost fully featured Vector Network Analyzer

    Developer Cary Wang  has created a new low-cost fully featured Vector Network Analyzer that is both easy-to-use and allows S parameter export. The xaVNA two port Vector Network Analyzer offers users a typical frequency range of 137MHz...

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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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  • Ethoscope: the Open Source Platform for Real-Time, High-Throuput Analysis of Behaviour

    Researchers have created a Raspberry Pi-powered robotic lab that detects and profiles the behaviour of thousands of fruit-flies in real-time. The researchers, from Imperial College London, built the mini Pi-powered robotics lab to help scale up analyses of fruit...

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  • How To Integrate Nintendo Power Glove with Modern VR Hardware

    When the Power Glove was released in the early 1990s, the idea that you could control games with hand motions was incredible, but like the Virtual Boy that followed years later, the hardware of the day just couldn’t keep...

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  • Microsoft’s Active Cooling Solution for Your Raspberry Pi 3

    When you think about your next project, there’s always something you’d like to improve. Maybe cpu’s performance could be what you are looking for. Microsoft comes to the aid of improving performance with this active cooling system....

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  • A Cool Steampunk Case for Raspberry Pi

    The maker community keeps pumping out unique enclosures for the Raspberry Pi, and this steampunk version where the prerequisite gears move may be one of the best. The goal of this project was to have the microSD...

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  • 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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