• Professional NEC displays: you can now integrate Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Core

    NEC Display Solutions Europe has announced a collaboration with Canonical Screenly . The intent will create a synergy between the NEC displays, the Raspberry, the Ubuntu Core OS and the Screenly platform. The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) can be integrated with...

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  • Very Useful Circuits…for Everyone!

    With Very Useful Circuits, foundational concepts of electrical engineering are explored through progressive projects that illustrate the concepts in action. Instead of abstract words and dry formulas, explore the function of transistors, capacitors and resistors by building...

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  • LTE/GPS, Grove and Espruino Compatibility: This is the New Wio Tracker LTE

    Seeed Studios has just revealed the new $97.50 Wio Tracker LTE. Compared to the old 2G GPS-enabled Wio Tracker, this new LTE version has the same 54.7 x 48.2mm footprint, 6x Grove connectors, and Arduino IDE compatibility,...

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  • TinyCircuits now available on Digi-Key Electronics

    TinyCircuits are used by thousands of people in over sixty countries worldwide to create a variety of projects, from makers creating projects at home to engineering students in the top universities doing cutting-edge research. Their main product...

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  • BeagleBone Black and TI LightCrafter for Your Pocket-Sized Projector

    Remember when projectors were so big they came in suitcases? This pico-projector is so small it sits neatly on top of a pocket-sized computer: Texas Instrument’s (TI) DLP LightCrafter Display 2000 EVM slots into the tiny BeagleBone Black...

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  • LIFT BIT: the connected sofa

      Design and technology in a perfect marriage: applying the DUST network for internet enabled control of an innovative modular sofa that can be adjusted at will, thanks to an electronic section prototyped with SmartEverything.   In...

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  • The Tactigon Open Board Awaits Your Code!

    The Tactigon is the perfect link between humans or objects and the digital world, with its IMU 3D features, environmental sensors and Bluetooth 4.0 technology. It  is a unique platform, programmable with Arduino IDE and expandable with GPS, LoRa or SIGFOX...

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  • Seeeduino or Arduino?

    Seeed has recently updated its open source development board Seeeduino V4 into a V4.2 model with shrunken price tag — just under $7 — for what’s essentially a full-sized Arduino Uno clone with a superset of the Uno’s expansion capabilities....

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  • Rolling Material Monitoring based on the Simatic IOT2020

    This project recently won the Hackster community design contest based on the SIMATIC IOT2020 industrial IoT gateway. The contest was aimed at engineers, makers and students and challenged them to come up with innovative applications and solutions based...

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  • Mouser Now Offers The Powerful Open Source UDOO x86 SBC

    We spoke about the UDOO Kickstarter campaign just over a year ago. From this month, the  powerful x86 single board computers are available on Mouser.com. The open source X86 combines the power of a PC with prototyping...

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  • FlytBase Cloud: Internet of Drones Platform

    While drones are commonly included in discussions about the Internet of Things (IoT), FlytBase says that developing communication protocols for drones is different than other elements of IoT. “Drones, are deployed in smaller fleets, have large lithium-based...

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  • Microsoft open sourced Visual Studio Code Extension for Arduino

    Microsoft, which has the biggest contributor community on GitHub, has launched the MIT-licensed code across the open source platform to enable developers to leverage Arduino hardware specifically for IoT projects and applications. Zhidi Shang – R&D and...

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  • Intel Takes a Step Back In The Internet-of-things

    A few weeks ago,  Intel has quietly discontinued its three SBC boards, the Joule, Edison and Galileo. To summarise the hardware, Edison was to be the platform for wearable manufacturers to use, Galileo went after the famous Raspberry Pi’s low-cost...

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  • Ubuntu Core OS is now available for Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3

    Engineered as a micro-version of the Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, the Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3 (CM3) device was announced back in January to provide a general-purpose, cost-efficient and more simple single-board computer that can be easily slotted in...

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  • Linux Foundation launches the Open-source EdgeX Foundry for IoT standardisation

    Security is the Achilles heel of the Internet of Things, according to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols on ZDNet. The lack of common IoT development standards is part of this problem. This is why the Linux Foundation, along with 50...

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  • Python for Professional IoT Development is now reality with Zerynth

    Zerynth just launched Zerynth Studio PRO. The professional version of the software stack for developing IoT solutions in Python language includes industrial-grade features like: firmware Over-The- Air updates; power Saving; possibility to select the RTOS; from 50 to infinite...

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  • How to turn your Orange Pi 2G-IoT into a Cell Phone

    Few months ago we spoke about the Orange Pi 2g-IoT, a low cost ARM Linux board with 2G, and WiFi & Bluetooth connectivity, basically with the guts of a smartphone minus the display and battery. Shenzhen Xunlong...

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  • UP Core: full Windows10 and Android for the latest Raspberry Pi rival

    The UP Core is a single-board computer that will run a range of operating systems, including ubilinux (Debian), Ubuntu and Yocto, and seemingly offers better performance than the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. However, that additional power...

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