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  • Hexabitz is the new electronic prototyping platform made for makers

    Hexabitz is a novel modular electronic prototyping system. Each module or bit comes in a specific shape or size. Either hexagon (hence the name Hexabitz), pentagon, rectangle, square or triangle. Modules are soldered together horizontally to make larger electronic boards...

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  • PiGlass is a DIY wearable computer!

    PiGlass for sure is a remarkably cool and educational project you can tackle yourself. It’s based around a $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W, and to that you need to add the Pi Zero Spy Cam as well...

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  • UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you (and your open source drone)

    The following post has been pulled from the original post on suasnews.com. If you’ve got a start-up registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries and have a working, open-source drone prototype or service (or you are willing...

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  • SmartCash makes your life easier

    SmartCash is a cylindrical electromechanical system running on an Arduino Mega which works as a euro coin sorter, storage, counter and change return machine. Its purpose is to make the cash out, from local or small businesses,...

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  • Zynthian: “a swiss army knife of sound synthesis”

    Zynthian is a new fully open source Raspberry Pi synthesiser which provides a new class of machine, equipped with multiple engines, filters and effects. It is completely configurable and upgradable and offers an open platform for Sound Synthesis based on...

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  • DIY a Voice Controlled L3-37 Star Wars Droid

    One of the best parts of Solo: A Star Wars Story is the L3-37 droid, who’s been uniquely pieced together and upgraded from parts of other droids. The maker Patrick Stefanski has essentially done the same thing to turn Amazon’s Alexa...

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  • ModBerry M500 is the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Based Automation Controller

    Techbase announced the availability of a new version of its ModBerry M500 industrial control computer, which advances from the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B to the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC. The updated ModBerry M500...

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  • Arduino Powered Aircraft Tug

    Dear maker Anthony DiPilato, that is forward thinking! “It’s just used for pulling the plane out of the hangar and putting back in. It’s stored in the hangar. There are some tugs small enough to put in...

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  • VCV Rack is an open-source virtual modular synth you can download for free

    VCV Rack is a standalone application created by Andrew Belt, a young developer who developed a strong interest in the world of Eurorack modular synthesis. One of the foundational goals of the project was to keep it free...

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  • DIY an Arduino Black Box for Your Car

    Monitoring driving habits can be interesting, but make your own telematics box, giving you total control over how data is collected and used, could be better! That’s just what maker TheForeignMan did, using an Arduino Mega to take in...

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  • Udoo Bolt is the world’s first maker board based on Ryzen Embedded V1000 SoC

    “The UDOO BOLT is the world’s first maker board with a shockingly powerful GPU – nothing short than AMD Radeon™ Vega 8 and AMD Radeon™ Vega 3 Graphics, the most incredible GPUs you’ve ever seen on a...

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  • Banana Pi BPI-S64 is SinoVoiIP’s first SoM based on Actions Semi S700 Processor

    Banana Pi BPI-S64 Core is their first SoM, which they refer to as “Compute Module” for the compulsory Raspberry Pi reference, and it’s not based on Allwinner or Realtek processors used in many of their recent boards,...

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  • Developing a Robot: ROS Makes It Easier!

    Developing a robot with a computer brain requires a bunch of software tools on the computer side—like software drivers, third party tools for computer vision and simulation tools. ROS framework, , the Robot Operating System, gathers all...

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  • Raspberry Pi 8-Relay Expansion Card for Home Automation

    The Raspberry Pi 8-Relay Card is aimed at home automation tasks that require multiple relays. Sequent Microsystems has gone to Kickstarter to launch the Expansion Card, which can be stacked to enable 64 relays per Raspberry Pi...

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  • Maximize Your Open-Source 3D-Printer Performance

    STMicroelectronics’ EVALSP820-XS motor-driver board brings industrial-control expertise to the RepRap Arduino Mega Pololu Shield (RAMPS) open-source 3D-printer platform, enabling 3D printer makers to unleash the full potential of their machines for faster printing and smoother surface finish....

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  • Tantillus R: the Reborn of a tiny, highly portable and precise 3D printer

    In 2012 the Tantillus was a small printer, with the entire frame fitting in a 250mm square, but still able to print a 100mm cube. You could print the entire printer, and it was adorable. In the past...

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  • GPS, Glonass and Advanced Digital Audio Codec for the Sony Spresense

    Sony recently renamed its “old” Sony Spritzer, an Arduino compatible with a Sony hexa-core Arm Cortex-M4F micro-controller, a built-in GNSS receiver, and an audio codec. They made some design modifications and called the “new” board Spresense. Sony...

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  • We all build a yellow submarine, yellow submarine, yellow submarine

    If you’d like to check out your pool or a lake without getting wet, this underwater ROV looks like a great solution. “My goal was to have it not cost a fortune, have it easy to drive,...

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