• How to Build EduExo, the Arduino-Powered Robotic Exoskeleton

    EduExo, now available on Kickstarter, is an attempt by robotics researcher Volker Bartenbach to bring this technology to the masses. “Our goal is to make exoskeleton technology accessible. To achieve this, we are developing the EduExo robotic...

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  • Gnubee Personal Cloud 1: low-cost and low-power network-attached storage device

    “The GnuBee Personal Cloud 1 (GB-PC1) is a network-attached storage (NAS) device specifically engineered to run free, libre, open source software (FLOSS). The GB-PC1 has all the functionality of any commercial, proprietary NAS, but at a much...

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  • Innovative Open Source HW & SW Motor Controller for Your Self-Balancing Robot

    A self-balancing robot is a great way to get introduced to control theory and robotics in general. The ability for a robot to sense its position and its current set of circumstances and then to make a proportional...

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  • DIY a Zero-powered smartphone

    One of the first applications of the original Raspberry Pi was building a homebrew smartphone, but the launch of the smaller Raspberry Pi Zero, followed by the Raspberry Pi Zero W, has allowed makers to build even...

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  • The First Open Source 3D Printer Filament

    Aleph Objects, Inc., the company behind LulzBot 3D printers, has announced the launch of the world’s very first Certified Open Source Hardware 3D Printing Filament. The open source filament was developed by IC3D Industries, a premium 3D...

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  • Xpider: World’s Smallest 3d Printed Spider Robot

    Roboeve team is passionate about making robots and Xpider is the result of their work. It is the smallest programmable spider robot in the world, only 3.4-inch in diameter and weights only 5.3 oz. You can easily place...

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  • SiFive Coreplex IP designs have become the leader for RISC-V cores

    The RISC-V open-source architecture, created by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in 2010, is open to all who want to use it. The RISC-V design can be modified for PCs, servers, smartphones, wearables, and other devices....

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  • The Disney’s Dancing Teapot is Real! 

    Have you ever dreamed of your own dancing teapot, just like in the movie Beauty and the Beast? All thanks to micro-computing and Arduino Pro Mini, you can actually create your personal 3D printed robotic dancing teapot....

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  • Tina is the new 3d printed Open Biomedical hand!

    Justyna Stasiewicz is a jewelry designer who worked several times modelling in 3D her jewelry creations. Few months ago she had the chance to meet the Open BioMedical Initiative, discovering the opportunity to help people in need...

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  • Hornbill kits for the Internet of Things

    Hornbill is a development platform for the Internet of Things. It’s a set of hardware tools, firmware, and templates for local and cloud-based apps for controlling your project. It’s for makers, engineers, and small companies who want...

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  • Everything you need for stress-free holiday!

    Using an Arduino board and motor controllers, maybe you can solve the pre-departure stress. The backpack in question is wheeled around by two motors on mounts made out of paint sticks. The drive train of this robot...

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  • 100% Open Source Drone to explore forgotten places

    HHS and MSF Japan have jointly designed a drone (called Locus) that can map areas not previously explored to add to MissingMaps.org. The 3D-printed UAV drone began life as a student project and now the people behind...

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  • Time is linear, so you need an Arduino linear clock!

    Assuming that time is linear, Jonathan Odom has decided to create a clock illustrating time’s linearity. He built a beautifully crafted clock that uses two rack and pinion assemblies to move a line of numbers for hours...

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  • CHAP: Low-Cost Tele-Operated Mobile Manipulator

    The Cheap Arm Project (CHAP) began as an MSc project aimed at developing an affordable mobile robot arm system that could be used by wheelchair users to access daily objects at inaccessible heights or weights (the extreme case...

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  • Home-made 3D Printed Arcade Gaming System

    Christopher Tan, a video game fan based in Malaysia, used his 3d Printer to make a desktop arcade machine. “I grew up in the 80s, probably the glory days of arcade gaming, so I always wished I had...

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  • An interesting way for microswitch testing

    Pete Prodoehl needed a way to test microswitches that he’d be using for an exhibit, so he decided to build his own setup with a counter, 3D-printed “pusher” and an Arduino Uno. When you’re testing the life...

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  • Chameleon96: the first FPGA-enabled and ARMv7 96Boards entry

    Linaro’s open source 96Boards spec was adopted by Arrow for the Chameleon96, the first ARMv7 96Boards entry, and the first FPGA-enabled 96Boards SBC. The SBC runs Debian Linux on a Cyclone V SE SoC from Intel PSG...

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  • JuicyBoard: modular and open source robotics kit

    Built around an NXP LPC1769 Cortex-M3 MCU, the JuicyBoard has surpassed its modest funding goals on Crowd Supply, providing a modular, open source development kit for stepper motor oriented devices such as 3D printers and CNC routers. The kits...

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