• LED Ring Distance Sensor

    In this project you will learn how to build a LED ring distance sensor using an Arduino board and a distance sensor (HC-SR04). You can also use the final result as a parking sensor. More info

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  • James Bruton’s 3D-printed, Arduino-powered Nerf blaster fires 10 darts at once

      Nerf guns can be a lot of fun, but what if you want your launcher to shoot 10 projectiles simultaneously? Is so, then look no further than James Bruton’s custom blaster. His 3D-printed project employs two...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Arduino and Raspberry Pi Powered Pet Monitoring System

        Recently while on vacation, we realized the lack of connection with our pet Beagle. After some research, we found products that featured a static camera that allowed one to monitor and communicate with one’s pet....

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  • Demoboard PIC32MX – ATHENA32

    ATHENA32 is an evaluation board designed to allow the user to experiment with a broad range of peripheral of PIC32MX family without the need of additional boards or devices. It has been specifically designed to address the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Mercury System Framework 1.0.0 released

    The first version (1.0.0) of Mercury System Framework (MSF) has been released. The Mercury System Framework (MSF) is a layered SW framework specifically designed to support application development with Mercury System. It provides to the user a complete...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • ATHENA32: The Microchip PIC32MX demo board – Documentation Released

    The ATHENA32 is an evaluation board designed to allow the user to experiment with a broad range of peripheral of PIC32MX family without the need of additional boards or devices. It has been specifically designed to address...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • How to build your Energy Load manager (part 2)

      When the instantaneous power consumption exceeds the set values, it selectively disconnects the users, in order to prevent the electric meter to cut the power to disconnect.    The management of the electricity users at home,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Energy meter: LOAD management

      It enables a selective disconnection of a maximum of 7 users, once the maximum power set is exceeded, and by selecting the priorities, so to disconnect the less important ones first. Supervising the electricity, intended as...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Energy Meter module to analyze the electrical grid parameters and consumption: the software (part 2)

      In the first installment, you had the opportunity of learning about our energy meter, and of learning about its details, with special attention the technical ones. Our energy meter is based on the coupling – by...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Energy Meter module to analyze the electrical grid parameters and consumption (part 1)

      Thanks to an innovative module, it analyses the electrical grid parameters and the consumption, by supplying them – via USB – to a computer, on which a dedicated software enables to display, collect and use the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • New Microchip’s Microcontroller Families with Core Independent Peripherals and Intelligent Analog Are Coming

    Microchip announced in February two new microcontroller families with “Core Independent Peripherals and Intelligent Analog”: respectively PIC16F18446 family of microcontrollers, and ATmega4809 megaAVR microcontrollers, with the latter to be integrated in the next generation of Arduino boards. “The...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Spiderin, a four-legs spider robot

      THE ROBOT This robot has four legs with two degrees of freedom to obtain totally eight degrees of freedom; this is the minimum requirement to be able to form a shape similar to a spider and...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Arrow Electronics at Maker Faire Rome

        Arrow Electronics is showcasing a host of tools, technologies and expertise for the maker community at Maker Faire Rome. One of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions, Arrow is becoming...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Interview to Nebojša Matić CEO of MikroElektronika

      Open-Electronics.org: When and why you decided to start Mikroe? Nebojša Matić: It didn’t start from any grand idea… I was out of college, my parents could not support me anymore and I needed an income. Not having...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • A 32-BIT FISHINO! WiFi, SD card, RTC, audio codec, LiPo and more…

      Our prototyping board acquires a 32-bit processor and sets the bar high, towards demanding applications that may take full advantage of the WiFi support, of the RTC and of the SD-Card, that make Fishino stand out...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • A 32-BIT FISHINO board for your powerful IoT!

      Our prototyping board acquires a 32-bit processor and sets the bar high, towards demanding applications that may take full advantage of the WiFi support, of the RTC and of the SD-Card, that make Fishino stand out...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Flyport – Professional IoT modules by OpenPicus

    OpenPicus FlyPort is a system on a module dedicated to IoT and M2M application, especially for professional use. Following some details on the solution: Why FlyportPRO SoM? A system-on-module is the best solution for those customers looking...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Gestic Meets Arduino: gesture recognition with Arduino

      With the board described here, we will interface the electrode board for gesture recognition to Arduino.   To take advantage of the potential of the MGC3130 integrated circuit, we thought of developing a new electrode having...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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