• The Open Source community united against Covid-19

    On March 11, WHO (World Health Organization) officially declared the COVID-19 or SARS-CoV2 virus, a global pandemic. The situation is critical: more than 210,000 infected in 159 countries and nearly 10,000 deaths with very high contagion curves....

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  • Coronavirus: Now Is The Time For Solidarity

    The moment we are living, in China before and all over the world now, is among the most difficult and dramatic. The COVID-19 that saw its first appearance in China, it’s also rapidly spreading to the rest...

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  • MERCURY BLUETOOTH MOODLAMP

      We build a lamp to set the desired colour via Bluetooth using a special App.  The project is based on Mercury System, created for the development of connectivity and IoT applications.   The lighting sector, like...

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  • 5 Types of Industrial Flowmeter

      In an industrial setting, the use of flow meters is highly encouraged as its use can define both profit and loss, and especially the safety of the workers on site. Although there are a lot of...

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  • GSM modem with USB

      We make a device that allows GPRS connectivity via the USB port of any PC or USB host device. Internet connectivity via mobile phone network is now an extremely widespread reality and many of us use...

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  • Irrigation bluetooth system – Part 2

    We analyze the software of the project and the user interface, which is an App developed with Android Studio. A well defined message map determines how app and firmware should exchange information. Second and last episode.  In...

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  • Irrigation bluetooth system – Part 1

      As the hot season comes closer, the problem of watering the lawn in the garden or the plants on the balcony or terrace arises again. For the management of small and medium systems, there are many...

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  • LiPo Battery Charger

        Complete charger in breakout board format based on the integrated BQ76920, capable of managing 3 to 5 cells. The charging of lithium batteries, whether common Li-ion, LiPo or LiFePO4, requires particular precautions that make it...

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  • Let’s program Arduino with Microsoft Visual Studio 2017

      Let’s discover the programming environment that facilitates interaction between software and electronic devices. Electronics and IT have many things in common, we just need to know that the latter would not exist without the former. So...

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  • Open-Electronics Channel on Telegram

        After adding LinkedIn to our social list, we now present our Telegram channel. When we publish a new project or news on the Open Source world you will receive a notification on the Telegram platform....

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  • The plant asks water

      A flower pot with a technological flowerpot dish that, when a person comes near, produces a colour-changing, rotating light which varies based on the humidity of the ground and therefore on the plant’s need to be...

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  • WiFi Christmas Tree

      Made of interlocking plexiglass, it is illuminated by a Neopixel strip operated by Fishino Guppy that we control with a smartphone via a Telegram bot. This year the Christmas tree lights are controlled with Telegram!   In this...

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  • Electronic bagpipes

    We built a small musical instrument that will delight children and will allow them to play 8 notes and shift their frequency as desired using a potentiometer.   Projects like the laser harp published in the previous...

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  • How to build your tech Laser Harp (step by step)

    We rebuild the ancient musical instrument in an ultra-technological version, where instead of the strings we put laser beams, interrupting them with the passage of the fingers the notes are produced. The harp is a string instrument...

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  • How to control Neopixel strip with WiFi

      We make a NeoPixel light installations using Fishino and NodeMCU, controlled via Wi-Fi from PC or Raspberry Pi through a Python library.  A few years ago, the American Adafruit Industries revolutionized the LED market by introducing...

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  • ANTENNINO a gateway for the IoT – ThingsBoard

      Let’s make a Dashboard for the gateway Antennino network, using open-source software that allows us to implement a control panel for our wireless devices.   We left, at the end of the first episode after describing...

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  • ANTENNINO a gateway for IoT First episode.

      A new application of the Antennino board that realizes a gateway using open-source software, which allows us to realize a control panel (Dashboard) for our wireless devices.   We have introduced you, in issue no. 225,...

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  • IONO Pi: A Raspberry Pi based PLC

      A device that makes Raspberry Pi suitable for industrial environments, an alternative to PLCs for automation control applications.   In the 206th issue of Elettronica In, we featured the first device in the Strato Pi line...

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