• UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The GSM library for Arduino

      Let’s discover a useful library to manage various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules, in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. Second part. In the previous episode, we introduced the shield hardware and exposed the technical...

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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The hardware

      It supports various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. First part.   Given the growing demand for electronic equipment with connection to the GSM/GPRS network, we decided to develop...

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  • miniduino USB

      A small Arduino board with minimal hardware but with access to all I/Os, just like the Nano and equipped with PCB-integrated, direct-insertion USB connector: it is basically an Arduino Pen Drive. Since Arduino had been launched,...

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  • Fishino Shark: arduino like board with 32-bit, WiFi, audio codec, sd card, battery charger – The software

      A new Arduino-like board ready to “devour” the competitors: not surprisingly, it was called Shark. Let’s see how to use it. Second and last episode. Read the first post about Fishino Shark The sea of Fishino,...

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  • Fishino Shark: arduino like board with 32-bit, WiFi, audio codec, sd card, battery charger … and more

      A new Arduino-like board appears on the horizon ready to “devour” the competitors: not surprisingly, it was called Shark! Let’s see its features. First episode.   A shark appears in the Fishino sea, whose sharp teeth...

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  • LoRa alarm for doors and windows

      Let’s create an alarm to be notified when doors and windows are open, even from a notable distance, using a modified LoRa TX palmtop. Long-range radiofrequency data communication technology, also known as LoRa, is employed in...

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  • Fishino detects lightnings and sends push notifications

    A new library for Fishino boards allows to easily send multi-device push notifications using Pushetta.   Let’s try it out with our lightning detector. Since the name launch of the first board from the Fishino series, we...

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  • FISHINO REV. 2 board

      Our Fishino boards are evolving, acquiring new and exciting features and functionalities. The renewal starts with UNO and MEGA. We are now going to explain to you what has changed.   In the previous article, we...

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  • FruitNanny: The electronic guardian

      The electronic guardian who watches over our baby’s rest periods and environmental conditions of their room. Sometimes, when “browsing” the web in search of solutions to common problems, we happen to run into projects which are...

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  • Antennino: The arduino with an antenna – Low Power and OTA programming

      Let’s start using our IoT boards based on Arduino architecture. In our previous posts, we presented Antennino, a special Arduino board with connectivity functionalities, capable of operating in Peripheral or Gateway mode. We stopped at the...

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  • STM32 Development board of PLC

          PLC Zero development board of STM32 PLC. With the Speed Plc system, you can turn the STM32F407VGT6 into a plc in a few minutes. All pins are 3.3 v and unprotected. You can use...

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  • RC SWITCH

      It allows controlling devices such as lights, motors and even relays from a channel of a radio modelling receiver. The signal and the standard of servo controls were born to guarantee proportional control of utilizers such...

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  • PCB CAD, A SELECTION GUIDE

    Getting to know and evaluate the software offer for PCB, in order to choose the best one for our needs.   Designing an electronic board is a considerable and varied effort, both in terms of board design,...

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  • Antennino: the low-power Arduino with Antenna – The Bootloader

      Let’s discover how to load the bootloader on our IoT board, so to prepare it for the usage.   You learned about Antennino when reading the first part of this article, in which we presented the...

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  • Mercury System available now

    Mercury System, the HW/SW development system for IoT and Connectivity applications developed together with our collaborator Francesco Ficili, is now available on OpenStore. The system uses various type of electronic boards (logic unit, modems, slave boards equipped...

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  • Automatic dispenser for cats

      It automatically supplies meals to your pet at preset times, by providing the daily dose of cat kibble. Having a pet involves big responsibilities, first of all granting them food; unfortunately, a hectic lifestyle and imposed...

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  • RISC-V, THE ERA OF OPEN SOURCE CPU HAS BEGUN

      Open architectures for processors too? It looks like it can be done, and probably in the near future.   The project of an “open hardware” CPU, entertained only in the academic work until now, is now...

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  • BATTERY SWITCH

      Given two batteries, it chooses the one to connect to the load based on the voltage measured at their poles. It can also be used to switch DC power supplies. The growing demand for portable devices...

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