• DIY an Arduino-Powered SpaceX-Style Electric Rocket

    Maker and 3D printing expert James Bruton based in the United Kingdom has created a new Arduino project in the form of a unique type of craft thanks to its electric ducted fan (EDF) propulsion system. The...

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  • Solar Boost Bag: the Portable Solar Charger You Might Need

    If you would like to add a solar panel to your favourite backpack or bag you may be interested in a new tutorial published to the Adafruit website detailing how you can boost the power from a...

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  • Build Your LoRa Gateway with an Orange Pi Zero and RAK831

    The maker Edzelf recently open sourced his affordable LoRa gateway on Github. He combined a low-cost Orange Pi Zero with Rak wireless RAK831 concentrator module kit via a custom cable, and a power supply board, all assembled into a...

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  • Bring Windows OS to your DIY Watch

    The Windows Wrist Watch 2.0 boots the classic Windows 95, 98 and XP operating systems on the Raspberry Pi and displays them on a wearable four-inch touchscreen. The “watch” itself also looks rather clunky, and is basically akin to...

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  • Arduino-Powered Weather Station with Split-Flap Display

    Split-flap displays show information using characters changed by an electric motor. This is exactly what “gabbapeople” has chosen to show the informations of its weather forecast station. I am a fan of the XOD visual programming environment. With...

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  • OTTO, the Open Source Music Production Box

    The portable synthesiser workstation created by Topisani started as a clone of the well-known Teenage Engineering OP-1. However over time Topisani has pushed the music box in a new direction and is currently designing a new user...

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  • DIY the Arduino Hungry Robot!

    “This is fun, makes me smile, and feels good.” Sometimes, the best robots are less functional and more emotional. If you agree these words, you should definitely build your own Hungry Robot using Arduino along with some...

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  • Open Source 3D Bioprinter to Generate Complex Vessel Tissue

    Researchers from the University of Toronto have developed an open-source, low-cost 3D bioprinter for constructing complex vascular tissue structures. This research contributes to the ambitious goal of many scientists working in regenerative medicine – which is to create functional 3D printed...

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  • WarPI: Raspberry Pi Zero Powered Scientific Calculator

    Do I build it, or do I buy it? Starting from this paralyzing doubt, the maker Andrea Cavalli had no choice but to build it, of course! Thanks to a Raspberry Pi Zero, a 3d Printed case and...

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  • Basic Engine is a New Low-Cost Open Source SBC For Your Video Game Console

    The BASIC Engine is a very low-cost single-board home computer with advanced 2D color graphics and sound capabilities, roughly comparable to late-1980s or early-1990s computers and video game consoles. It can be built at home without special...

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  • SinoVoip is Ready to Launch Two New SBCs: Banana Pi BPI-P2 Zero & Banana Pi BPI-R64

    Over the last week, SinoVoip has posted wiki pages for its open-spec, unpriced Banana Pi BPI-P2 Zero and Banana Pi BPI-R64 SBCs. Both boards support Linux and Android. As noted by the company BPI-P2 Zero has very...

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  • Nanomesher Introduces 3 Out-of-the-Box Kits Perfect for Your Pi

    The engineers and programmers at Nanomesher want to push the boundaries of what we can do with single board computers, and they want to encourage everyone to come into the hobby. Their current Kickstarter campaign is introducing a weather station, a...

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  • Shakti RISC-V based Processor: the First Open Source Indian Chip

    Shakti is an open-source initiative by IIT Madras aimed at developing industrial-grade processors based on RISC-V. This open source RISC-V processor is developed by students in India with assistance from Intel and its 22nm FinFET Technology. These...

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  • Ready-to-Solder SAMD HCC Arduino and CircuitPython Compatible Module

    There is a ton of different development boards on the market that will do exactly what you want for any particular project, and come loaded with all of the components necessary to get them up and running....

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  • JPL’s Open Source Rover Project: Build-It-Yourself Rover

    NASA/JPL has been behind the building of some of the coolest rovers ever to roll on the surface of Earth and elsewhere. Rovers will continue to be a big part of exploring our solar system and NASA...

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  • Light Painting: How to Create 3D Animations with Light

    Light painting: there’s something that never gets old about waving lights around in a long exposure photo. Whilst most light paintings are single shots, some artists painstakingly create frame-by-frame animations. This is pretty hard to do when...

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  • Google’s Edge TPU Accelerator adds an Edge TPU coprocessor to your system

    Following Google’s announcement of an embedded friendly Edge TPU version of its Tensor Processing Unit AI chip and the related Cloud IoT Edge stack for IoT gateways, the company announced a USB stick computer version of Edge TPU that...

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  • Sunflower Shield – 3.5” HMI Display for the Open Source Community

    Bridgetek’s Embedded Video Engine technology is gaining more traction within the global open-source community, as well as with larger OEMs. The latest of  integrated graphics controllers is the Sunflower Shield. Using the FT813 EVE IC, the Sunflower Shield allows makers...

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