• Home-made 3D Printed Arcade Gaming System

    Christopher Tan, a video game fan based in Malaysia, used his 3d Printer to make a desktop arcade machine. “I grew up in the 80s, probably the glory days of arcade gaming, so I always wished I had...

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  • 2017 Hackaday Prize: Build Something That Matters And Win $250,000 cash prizes!

    The fourth annual Hackaday Prize aims to expand the frontiers of knowledge and engineering while innovating to make an extraordinary impact on peoples’ lives. Sponsored by Digi-Key (the exclusive electronic components distributor sponsor of the Hackaday Prize) and Microchip, this year...

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  • Analyze your world with the WiSci portable spectrometer

    Spectroscopy is an incredible tool for chemical analysis–and now you can make your own Bluetooth-enabled device with an Arduino Pro Mini. Using off-the-shelf components–including an Arduino, a Bluetooth module, an LED, optical filters, and a LiPo battery–housed inside a 3D-printed case,...

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  • Mechaduino: an open-source industrial servo motor for 3D printers, CNC machines & more

    Tropical Labs, an electromechanical systems lab based in Washington, DC., has launched a Kickstarter campaign for Mechaduino, an open-source industrial servo motor for 3D printers and other machines. Mechaduino can be used as a drop-in replacement for...

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  • 2016 Hackaday Prize: $300,000 cash prizes, 5 challenges. Submit your idea, change the World!

    The Hackaday Prize is a competition synonymous with creating for social change. Using your hardware, coding, scientific, design and mechanical abilities, you will make big changes in peoples’ lives. Last year we wrote about Hackaday Prize 2015...

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  • Light Electric Utility Vehicle Wins Third Hackaday Prize 2015

    Third prize on Hackaday Prize 2015 goes to LEUV, a nice project helping developing Countries to move freely! Transportation is major issue in the poorest areas of the world. Places like where I live in South Sudan...

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  • OpenBionics Affordable Prosthetic Hands Wins Second Hackaday Prize 2015

    Second Hackaday Prize 2015 goes to open source prosthetics by OpenBionics: Nowadays most prosthetic hands cost dozens of thousands of USD. The OpenBionics initiative (www.openbionics.org) presents a new open-source design for highly functional prosthetic hands. The proposed...

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  • Eye Controlled Wheelchair Wins Hackaday Prize 2015

    As every year, Hackaday launched its Prize awarding best DIY projects. For the 2015 projects that solve “issues that matter to everyone” have been selected and awarded. The first prize, winning around $200K or alternatively a space...

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  • tinyK20, perfect for wearable computing

    This project is about to build a small and tiny (48mm x 19mm) development board based on a Freescale Kinetis K20 device (ARM Cortex-M4 running at 50 MHz). The microcontroller pins are on the outside to use...

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  • Open Source Hardware Certification Announced

      The definition of Open Source Hardware has been around for a while, but without a certification process, the Open Hardware movement has lacked the social proof required of such a movement; there is no official process...

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  • Easy Pulse Plugin: open source Arduino compatible oxymeter

    Yesterday we talked about Hackaday Prize 2015, here’s one of the really interesting projects presented: an open source Arduino compatible PPG Oxymeter. Good luck to Rajendra Bhatt! Easy Pulse Plugin is an open-source pulse sensor based on...

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  • The Hackaday Prize – Build Something That Matters and win a Space Trip

    Build Something That Matters Last year The Hackaday Prize began a movement, this year we’re solving problems that matter to everyone. The creative energy and years of experience found in our huge community of Hackers, Designers, and...

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