• Poseidon: Open Source Syringe Pump and Microscope System

    Developed by students at the California Institute of Technology, Poseidon is an open source alternative to commercial syringe pump and microscope system. The Poseidon microscope consists of a Raspberry Pi, touch screen module, and commercially available digital...

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  • Anavi Open Source ESP8266-Powered Thermometer Dev Board

    Anavi Technology has this month launched a new product via the Crowd Supply in the form of the ANAVI Thermometer, an ESP8266-powered, open source, wireless dev board equipped with temperature and humidity sensors, so it can act...

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  • Tomu Open Source Development Board Easily Fits In Your USB Port

    Developers, makers and electronics enthusiasts searching for a miniature open source development board may be interested to know that the Tomu is now available from the online Adafruit store. Tomu is based on Silicon Labs Happy Gecko...

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  • Voltage Output and Digital I/O HAT Wears Raspberry Pi

    Measurement Computing Corporation announced the release of their MCC 152 voltage output and digital I/O HAT for the Raspberry Pi. Many DAQ users are creating systems around the Raspberry Pi platform, and the growing base of Raspberry...

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  • DIY a Raspberry Pi Zero Powered Chess Challenger

    This Raspberry Pi Zero powered retro themed Chess Challenger, is an open source hardware design capable of running an up to date open source chess engine, Stockfish. The original game was devised by Fidelity Electronics, and took...

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  • Minim Labs Toolkit Secures and Manages All IoT Home Devices

    At the Consumer Electronics Show Minim announced a free spin-off of Minim, its cloud-managed WiFi and security Software as a Service (SaaS) platform. Minim Labs is designed to work with a new open source software agent called...

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  • RaspiReader: Raspberry Pi Secure Fingerprint Reader

    Professor Anil K. Jain leads a biometrics research group and guiding students Joshua J. Engelsma and Kai Cao has assisted in the creation of a secure fingerprint reader with improved spoof-print detection. RaspiReader is a low-cost open...

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  • DIY Arduino Powered Single Pixel Scanning Camera

    Created by Tucker Shannon, the single pixel scanning camera uses a pair of stepper motors which directs the RGB color sensor (Adafruit TCS3472) in a square spiral for image acquisition: all powered by an Arduino Uno SBC. If you...

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  • Open Source e-Bike Rentals Powered by Lightning Network

    Matthias Steinig, a German developer whose focus seems to be on the development of Lightning Network-enabled technologies to serve consumers, has created a new mechanism that allows e-bikes to be rented in exchange for payments on the bitcoin Lightning Network. The...

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  • DIY a CNC Machine With a Dremel As a Spindle

    The maker Nikodem Bartnik has just created a 3d printed CNC machine that’s able to cut MDF and acrylic and can engrave aluminum. As for how well this CNC machine works, it’s pretty good. With the Gcode to cut...

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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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  • Pedalino: Open Source Wireless MIDI Foot Controller

    Pedalino is a new open source wireless MIDI controller which supports both iOS and Android operating system’s and offers a fully featured MIDI controller with three user profiles, and is capable of controlling up to 48 foot switches. That’s an impressive amount...

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  • The world of GIThub

      Let’s learn all the aspects of the most renowned web hosting service, and familiarise with it, thanks to a sample application.   In the previous post, we let you know Git and in particular, we focused...

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  • Let’s manage a project from A to… GIT

      Let’s learn about the firmware management and versioning tool that is at the root of GitHub, and to be able to use it. In order to become a good programmer, it is not enough to know...

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  • PolaPi-Zero is a Polaroid-Inspired Raspberry Pi Camera

    Electronic technician and Raspberry Pi enthusiast Pierre Muth has unveiled a new Raspberry Pi Polaroid camera he has created in the form of the PolaPi-Zero, which uses a thermal printer to provide instant hardcopies of your photographs. The...

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  • A.I. Thinker ESP32-CAM: Affrodable ESP32 Camera Development Board by Seeed Studio

    Seeed Studio is taking pre-orders for the new A.I. Thinker ESP32-CAM board with a 2MP camera for $9.90. The board needs to be programmed with ESP-IDF as explained in details in Github, and there’s no Arduino IDE support. The ESP32-CAM has...

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  • eBay Open-Sources HeadGaze, the Head Motion System to Control Your Iphone X

    eBay is releasing  a new technology developed by its computer vision team that it says has the potential to transform the way people with motor impairments physically navigate through different applications The HeadGaze system works by creating...

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  • Pipod: Raspberry Pi Zero Portable Music Player

    The PiPod is an open source portable music player based on the $5 Raspberry Pi Zero. It uses this affordable single-board computer to run Linux-based software including VLC (which handles media playback) and a custom user interface...

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