• 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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  • DIY a Tiny Single-PCB Synthesizer

    If you’re thinking of getting into DIY synths, the mini-TS could be your ticket in. Built by Janostman, the mini-TS pushes the limits of completely stripped back sound synthesis. The adorable synth shares the same basic sound-generation firmware...

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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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  • Control your 3D Printer from Anywhere with Waggle

    A-Team Ventures, a South Korean creative venture company, has launched Waggle, a remote control for 3D printers that is compatible with many kinds of 3D printer, old and new. Anyone who currently owns a 3D printer and...

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  • Orange Pi NAS: the $7 Expansion Board to upgrade your Orange Pi Zero!

    Orange Pi Zero is a $7 and up board based on Allwinner H2+ quad core Cortex A7 processor with 256 to 512MB RAM, Ethernet, WiFi, and USB, but no video output except on headers, making it more suitable...

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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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  • Sfera Labs Expands Strato Pi Family with the Brand New Strato Pi CAN

    Sfera Labs has launched its latest Strato Pi RPi add-on for the Raspberry Pi 2 or 3, the Strato Pi CAN. Like its siblings, the StratoPi CAN provides a wide-range power supply and galvanically isolated RS-485 transceiver...

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  • Amazon Dash Button is Perfect to Play Music!

    Connected speaker systems like Sonos are great, but they still require you to pull out your phone, open your music app of choice, and select a playlist. This project lets you start the playlist of your choice...

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  • ABC: Basic Connections – The Essential Reference Book for Makers

    ABC: Basic Connections is the essential reference book that every maker should have in their toolkit. A collection of neat, easy to read, high quality circuit diagrams and pinouts that will show you how to properly connect...

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  • Open Source RF Signal Generator Features Wi-Fi Connectivity

    Istanbul-based startup ERA Instruments has launched a crowd-funding campaign to bring its ERASynth RF Signal Generator into mass production. The campaign -hosted on the Crowd Supply– is targeting to raise $40,000 to fund the final stages of...

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  • Helios4 the 1st DIY ARM board computer designed for NAS

    The Helios4 team is launching a Kickstarter campaign for the 1st Open Source and Open Hardware NAS (Network Attached Storage).  Along the lines of Raspberry PI success, Helios4 is driving the way in open source collaborative approach...

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  • Turn your Raspberry Pi into a music making machine with Pisound!

    Thanks to the pisound board from Blokas, musicians can connect all manner of audio gear to their Raspberry Pi, bringing their projects to a whole new level. Essentially, it’s a HAT for the Raspberry Pi 3 which transforms your...

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  • Cito moves to the next generation smartwatch

    A unique proof of concept actuated smartwatch has been created by Dartmouth researchers using little Arduino programming and hardware, providing a glimpse at what future smartwatches may look like. Cito is an actuated smartphone concept that physically...

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  • NanoPi NEO: How To Build A Cheap Mini NAS

    Network storage is really useful. From backups to sharing data, a NAS is an easy way to make storage accessible to everyone on your network. To build your small one-bay NAS, FriendlyARM last summer launched the perfect...

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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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  • MIOpen and ROCm: AMD’s free, open-source deep learning softwares

    To support the new family of Radeon Instinct accelerators, AMD plans to roll out an open source library called MIOpen. It provides GPU-tuned implementations for standard routines such as convolution, pooling, activation functions, normalization and tensor format....

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  • AstroBox Touch gives you the best 3D Printing experience possible

    Astroprint has just revealed his new product on Kickstarter: The AstroBox Touch. Designed for 3D Printer Owners, Developers, and 3D Printer Manufacturers, AstroBox is a simple, powerful touchscreen that is wireless, cloud connected, and infinitely extensible with apps. Think...

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