• DIY Laser-Spiked Jacket, Ready to Dance!

    Inspired by Yoshii Kazuya’s laser-spiked outfit, github user abetusk decided to create an excellent version of the getup by embedding 128 laser diodes in his own jacket. These lasers are powered by an Arduino Nano, along with...

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  • DIY a Force Controlled Robot Gripper

    The maker James Bruton created a 3d-printed gripper with a three-finger design and three servo motors controlled by and Arduino Uno sbc. The design is ideal for gripping a variety roundish parts, and is held open by...

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  • SnapOnAir PCB + Raspberry Pi Zero W = BlackBerry-style Handheld PC

    The SnapOnAir Raspberry PI ZERO PCB allows you to add a 2.8 Color ILI9341 TFT display and a TCA8418 I2C chip based keyboard to a Raspberry Pi Zero W sbc. Pi Zero W, because of its specs,...

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  • DIY Arduino Nano-based Mini Compact Radar

    Created by Mr Innovative, this Arduino based mini radar is capable of detecting objects placed in its line of sight. The 3D-printed console features a small SG90 servo to pan the sensor over a space, picking up...

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  • Peeqo Is the World’s First Robot To Interact Through GIFs

    Programmer and maker Abhishek Singh  is currently running a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign for Peeqo, the robot that responds in videos and GIFs. He launched the campaign for Peeqo February 12 after a pair of Reddit posts (here and here) detailing the...

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  • DIY Open Source Figh Fidelity Preamplifier

    Max Williams has just shared on Hackster.io schematics, PCB layouts, CircuitPython code via GitHub, BoMs, measurements and photos about his new open source modular HiFi amplifier. It uses an Adafruit ItsyBitsy M0 Express running CircuitPython to make great music. The preamplifier...

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  • 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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