• 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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  • Let’s MONITOR our house with IFTTT

      Let’s switch on the house lights using voice commands given through Google Assistant and the ESP demoboard for WiFi connection. Google is one of the most innovative companies in the IT sector and it’s testified by...

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  • PRESSURE AND TEMPERATURE SENSOR

      A small jewel capable of detecting atmospheric pressure and temperature, designed for the construction of weather stations or applications where it is important to know these parameters, such as air mass meters and altimeters. Let’s try...

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  • Home automation with OpenCV 4

    Let’s build a system able to detect the movement of people and objects through a video camera and send alarm e-mails with Raspberry Pi 3 B +.   The so-called Computer Vision or artificial vision is a...

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  • DiY FM Micro Receiver

      A small integrated SMD gives life to an excellent portable FM stereo radio receiver which can be easily created because it does not require the production of coils or the calibration of tuned circuits. The semiconductor...

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  • Facial recognition with OpenCV4

      Let’s experiment with the OpenCV 4 library in real-time face recognition and smile detection project. In the article “Home automation with OpenCV 4” we have introduced the OpenCV 4 library for Raspberry Pi, which represents a...

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  • Mercury System IoT & Connectivity Made Simple: the Framework

      Let’s complete the description of the modular development system dedicated to connectivity and IoT, deepening the discussion of the dedicated framework. Second Episode.   In the article published in the previous issue, we introduced the Mercury...

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  • Mercury System: IoT & Connectivity Made Simple

      Modular development system that simplifies connectivity and IoT applications: based on boards that can be combined as LEGO bricks, on a complete software framework. Allows scalability and modularity. The Internet of Things (or IoT, whether you...

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  • Micro:bit Smart Car

      A multifunction platform built around BBC’s micro:bit educational board. It integrates a cute robot, a starter kit and also a board for experimenting.   Some time ago, in a previous article, we have reviewed the micro:bit controller designed...

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  • SPECTROMETER ON PC

      We use the platform based on the AMS sensors in combination with the Personal Computer and thanks to an ad hoc software we trace on the screen the spectrum curves resulting from the analysis performed. In...

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  • ARDUINO YUN REV.2 AND SR-201 RELAY CARD

      We present an automation solution that provides the ability to control a series of relays, using the local wired Ethernet network. All driven by the new version of the Arduino Yún board.   The project that...

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  • Raspberry Pi 4 is here!

                    Yes! The Raspberry Pi 4 is out with new features (and 4Gb of RAM). Here the info from official site by Eben Upton: We have a surprise for you today:...

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  • Bitcoin & Blockchain

      We are going to take advantage of one of the most known real-life examples in order to introduce the concept of blockchain, its characteristics and its practical usefulness, also explaining how to mine Bitcoins using an...

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