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  • Khadas VIM3: a Powerful Raspberry Pi Alternative

    A new powerful Raspberry Pi alternative has been launched by Khadas in the form of the VIM3 which is available as both a Basic and Pro version priced at $99 and $139 respectively. The VIM3 uses an Amlogic S992X...

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  • DIY a Self-Balancing Robot Driven By an Insect

    Augmented Arthropod by Grzegorz Lochnicki and Nicolas Kubail Kalousdian is an innovative self-balancing robot that is actually piloted by the movements of an insect placed inside a plastic case using two HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensors. The structure for...

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  • Obsidian ESP32 Board in a Raspberry Pi Form Factor

    A new open source Espressif ESP32-based board offering a form factor similar to popular single board computers such as the Raspberry Pi Model A / 3 Model A+  has been launched via the Crowd Supply website this month and...

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  • Pi Top [4]: Raspberry Pi 4 Based mini-PC

    Pi-top has preannounced its first mini-PC form factor Pi-top and the first Pi accessory to feature the new Raspberry Pi 4 Model B. The pi-top works more like a portable PC, with the Raspberry Pi 4...

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  • Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor Bonnet for Your Pi Now Available

    A new Raspberry Pi stepper motor and DC bonnet has being designed by Adafruit and is now available to purchase from their online store priced at $22.50. The Raspberry Pi bonnet can drive up to 4 DC...

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  • Artemis Engineering Version: SparkFun’s first open-source, embedded-systems module

    SparkFun has released the company’s first open-source, embedded-systems module—SparkFun Artemis, Engineering Version—to empower engineers, prototypers, and R&D teams to integrate the TensorFlow machine-learning platform into any design. Additionally, the team has launched three boards with the unshielded...

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  • Radxa Unveiled Rock Pi S, Rock Pi 4 v1.4 and Rock Pi Poe HAT

    Radxa recently unveiled many news about its products, adding NVMe support to the Rock Pi 4 v1.4 model and launching a tiny Rock Pi S board for voice applications, and a Rock Pi PoE HAT for adding...

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  • Robot Fish Is Powered By a Robot-Blood Battery

    Researchers from Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania have created a lifelike robotic lionfish with a circulatory system. That circulatory system enables the fish to circulate synthetic blood throughout its body. The blood is a liquid...

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  • Enviro+ Pi Hat for Indoors and Out Air Pollution Monitoring

    The Raspberry pi hat, called Enviro+, comes from Pimoroni, which is pitching the add-on as a cheap alternative to expensive environmental monitoring stations. With an additional particulate matter sensor, the Pi-based air-monitoring device can be placed just...

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  • FT1 Pi Zero Based Retro-Style Terminal

    John Kennedy has built a beautiful retro style terminal called FT1 which is equipped with a Raspberry Pi Zero sbc, a cheap LCD screen and usb keyboard. The maker has also provided complete instructions on how to...

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  • Atmos XR WebVR-capable Headset: 3D Printable, Modular and Open Source

    Hardware and software makers behind the Atmos headset want to provide improved accessibility with an open ecosystem, and they aims to do it with a WebVR-capable headset design that is self-contained, 3D-printable, and open-sourced. Their immediate goal...

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  • Raspberry Pi-Powered Clapperboard Prints Movie Posters

    The clapperboard tipically is a device used in video to synchronize audio and video. This creation is an evolved clapperboard that is able to print out posters title, release date and overview of upcoming movies when the...

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  • Banana Pi BPI-M4: Affordable SBC with 4K Video

    Banana Pi BPI-M4 is a Raspberry Pi alternative now available to purchase from online retailers such as AliExpress priced from $38. Offering slightly different features to the Raspberry Pi the Banana Pi BPI-MP4 is capable of supporting...

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  • MCC 134 Thermocouple Measurement HAT for Raspberry Pi

    The MCC 134 Thermocouple Measurement HAT provides four thermocouple inputs for adding temperature measurement capability to Raspberry Pi based systems (Raspberry Pi 3 3B+, 3, 2, and A+ models.). The MCC 134 also offers open thermocouple detection...

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  • LPS35HW Water Resistant Pressure Sensor Now Available on Adafruit

    The ST LPS35HW is a water resistant barometric pressure and temperature sensor that is also safe to use in wet environments. In fact it combines protection from water intrusion with support for high precision relative and absolute...

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  • The RadioInstigator is an Affordable Signals Intelligence Platform

    Circle City Con is a yearly conference that focuses on information security talks. At this years conference Josh Conway presented an interesting talk titled “SigInt for the Masses Building and Using a Signals Intelligence Platform for Less than $150”. The...

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  • Open Source Low-Cost, Portable and High-Performance Bionic Leg

    A new open-source, artificially intelligent prosthetic leg designed by researchers at the University of Michigan and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is now available to the scientific community. As an open-source project, anyone can contribute to improving the leg’s...

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  • Adafruit PyGamer: Open Source Handheld Gaming Device

    AdaFruit’s new PyGamer is a small and powerful entry-level console for DIY gaming and creative development. It allows you to run CircuitPython, MakeCore Arcade, or your own Arduino games. Also, there are tons of games already available...

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