• UltraSoc engaged from Microsemi for RISC-V based products development

    UltraSoC joined the RISC-V Foundation in 2016, with a mission to provide the RISC-V community with secure, independent on-chip development and debug capabilities; in 2017 it offered its RISC-V processor trace specification for adoption by the RISC-V...

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  • Open Source Underwater Glider Drone

    This Open Source Underwater Glider has just been named the Grand Prize winner of the 2017 Hackaday Prize. As the top winner of the Hackaday Prize, the Open Source Underwater Glider will receive $50,000 USD completes the awarding...

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  • New NanoPi Fire3 and Fire2A SBCs with Ubuntu Core-based FriendlyCore OS

    FriendlyElec’s open source two new SBCs, which support Android and Linux distributions including a new Ubuntu Core-based FriendlyCore distro, are identical except for the processor and RAM. The NanoPi Fire2A (image below) uses the same Samsung S5P4418 (4x...

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  • xaVNA, a low-cost fully featured Vector Network Analyzer

    Developer Cary Wang  has created a new low-cost fully featured Vector Network Analyzer that is both easy-to-use and allows S parameter export. The xaVNA two port Vector Network Analyzer offers users a typical frequency range of 137MHz...

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  • How To Manipulate Time with This Magic Arduino Led Glove

    Probably time manipulation is an attractive target for everyone. This project certainly makes it appear that way. YouTuber MadGyver’s glove uses a gigantic LED controlled by an Arduino Nano to allow objects such as a fan, water falling from a shower,...

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  • DIY Raspberry Pi or Arduino Tank and Play Laser Tag!

    Inspired by the game War Thunder, this maker programmed much more into the set of rules than a simple “tag, you’re out” match. Each tank has four sensors around the body. These sensors relate to crew members and...

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  • Are You in Trouble with Rubik’s Cube? This Robot is the Solution!

    If you have a Rubik’s Cube but you never could solve it, with this nice 3d printed robot now you have the chance to do it! This 3D-printed Raspberry Pi-powered Rubik’s Cube solving robot has everything any...

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  • 3D Printed Impressive LED Eyes

    If you’ve ever wanted to add glowing eyes to something, now is your chance. Not only is this perfect for spooky dress-up or cosplay (unfortunately Halloween has just passed), but it could also make cyclists or pedestrians...

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  • Inception X1: New Open Source Desktop 3d Printer on Kickstarter

    Inception Machines based in the United Kingdom have created a new open source high-performance large format desktop 3D printer aptly named the Inception X1. Which is now available to back via Kickstarter with pledges starting from £1,595 and shipping...

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  • Low-Cost Arduino Powered Electric Wheelchair

    While electric wheelchairs are a vital tool for those with restricted mobility, they typically cost around $2,500, an amount that’s not the most affordable. To address this problem, a group of students from Aviv High School in...

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  • PiCorder, the Raspberry Pi CamCorder

    Thanks to the miniature dimensions, you can use the Raspberry Pi Zero to build a tiny camcorder. Devised by Wayne Keenan, the PiCorder uses a Pimoroni HyperPixel screen, Pi Zero camera module, and Zero LiPo plus LiPo...

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  • DIY a Full-Size 3D Printed Humanoid Robot

    John Choi, founder of advanced robotics startup Choitek and Carnegie Mellon University Computer Science and Arts major, recently released a nearly 100-page Instructable on how to build a full-size, 3D printed humanoid robot that he’s dubbed ASPIR, for Autonomous Support and Positive Inspiration...

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  • BPI-M2 Magic is the Smallest and Cheapest Banana Pi Board

      SinoVoip has launched an open source “Banana Pi M2 Magic” SBC with a quad -A7 Allwinner A33, WiFi and BT, a 40-pin RPi header, and a 51 x 51mm footprint. It’s now selling for $23 on...

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  • Ethoscope: the Open Source Platform for Real-Time, High-Throuput Analysis of Behaviour

    Researchers have created a Raspberry Pi-powered robotic lab that detects and profiles the behaviour of thousands of fruit-flies in real-time. The researchers, from Imperial College London, built the mini Pi-powered robotics lab to help scale up analyses of fruit...

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  • How To Integrate Nintendo Power Glove with Modern VR Hardware

    When the Power Glove was released in the early 1990s, the idea that you could control games with hand motions was incredible, but like the Virtual Boy that followed years later, the hardware of the day just couldn’t keep...

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  • Pi-Top: the All New Modular Raspberry Pi Laptop

    U.K. based startup pi-top has a new learn-to-code-and-tinker machine. It’s another modular Raspberry Pi-powered laptop but this time they’ve reduced the number of steps needed to put it together, as well as adding a slider keyboard design...

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  • Microsoft’s Active Cooling Solution for Your Raspberry Pi 3

    When you think about your next project, there’s always something you’d like to improve. Maybe cpu’s performance could be what you are looking for. Microsoft comes to the aid of improving performance with this active cooling system....

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  • EDUino: the 3D Printed Arduino Robot for Your Kids

    EDUino is a 3D printed robot designed by Italian company Sharebot, based on Arduino technology and presented in kit form for children to build at school. The kit includes a Sharebot KIWI-3D EDU, a small desktop 3D printer designed...

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