• FriendlyElec Has Launched the Open Spec Octa-Core 64-bit All-in-One Android System

    FriendlyElec (FriendlyArm) has launched an open source touch-panel computer called the Octa-Core 64-bit All-in-One Android System. The Octa-Core 64-bit AiO is based on FriendlyElec’s Smart6818 compute module, which features an octa-core, Cortex-A53 Samsung S5P6818 dynamically clocked from...

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  • DIY MIDI Controlled Henry Hoover Pipe Organ

    James Bruton built a pipe organ using a Henry vacuum cleaner, a canister vacuum with a silk screened face. He adapted cheap children’s plastic recorders to a Henry vacuum cleaner with a few 3D printed parts, some...

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  • Etch-A-Snap: The Raspberry Pi Powered Etch-A-Sketch Camera

    Etch-A-Snap is the result of mashing together a Pocket Etch-A-Sketch, a Raspberry Pi Zero, and onboard camera module, a couple servo motors and a number of other goodies to create what is ‘probably’ the world’s first Etch...

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  • Wave Computing Released its First Open Source MIPS Code

    Wave Computing aims to accelerate innovation for next-generation system on chip designs. The company acquired the MIPS chip business from Imagination Technologies in June and last month they announced a MIPS Open Initiative to reinvigorate MIPS development...

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  • DIY Laser-Spiked Jacket, Ready to Dance!

    Inspired by Yoshii Kazuya’s laser-spiked outfit, github user abetusk decided to create an excellent version of the getup by embedding 128 laser diodes in his own jacket. These lasers are powered by an Arduino Nano, along with...

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  • Spaghetti Detective: Monitor Your 3D Printer with Machine Learning

    Into 3D printing world, “spaghetti” is the common term for the tangled mess of stringy plastic that’s often the result of a failed print. Fear of their print bed turning into a hot plate of PLA spaghetti...

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  • Dresden-Elektronik Unveiled Two ZigBee Home Automation Gateways

    Dresden-Elektronik announced the release of a ZigBee-enabled home automation hub based on a Raspberry Pi 3 SBC, as well as a second-gen USB dongle for enabling laptops and other Linux and Windows computers with a ZigBee gateway:...

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  • DIY a Raspberry Pi Security Camera with OpenCV

    Developer and enthusiast Adrian Rosebrock published his Raspberry Pi project a few weeks ago, providing full instructions and all the code required to build your very own Raspberry Pi security camera using OpenCV and computer vision. Adrian’s...

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  • WiPhone: the VoIP Mobile Phone for Hackers and Makers

    Wiphone is a VoIP phone based on ESP32 WiFi + Bluetooth SoC and it is designed to be easily disassembled and modified both at the hardware and software level. WiPhone launched on Kickstarter a little while ago, easily...

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  • Harry Potter-Approved Smart Home Assistant

    Adam Thole has made the most magical smart home upgrade you’ve ever seen, and one that’s not terribly difficult to build. Thole’s solution is the cheapest way to create something magic. His wands can be cheaply 3D-printed...

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  • DIY a Force Controlled Robot Gripper

    The maker James Bruton created a 3d-printed gripper with a three-finger design and three servo motors controlled by and Arduino Uno sbc. The design is ideal for gripping a variety roundish parts, and is held open by...

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  • Project Alice: the Raspberry Pi-Based Smart Home Assistant

    If you have privacy concerns about the personal assistance available from the likes of Amazon and Google you may be interested in Project Alice which as been two years under development and uses Snips, an open source,...

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  • PGCPSU – Pretty Good Cheap Power Supply Unit on Kickstarter

    PGCPSU is a three in one power supply board and it integrates a lithium battery charge management circuit with 5V and 3.3V DC-DC converter-based output rails to power most projects in a very compact form factor. This...

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  • Linaro Launched Two 96Boards SOM Specifications: The Compute Module and the Wireless

    Linaro, the Arm-backed open source collaborative engineering organization, has announced the publication of version 1.0 of 96Boards System-on-Module (SOM) specifications. 96Boards is Linaro’s initiative to build a single software and hardware community across low-cost development boards based...

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  • TAP-HAT: Low-Cost Hardware Debugger for Raspberry Pi

    Tap-Hat is a multi-purpose JTAG debugger board for those developing software to run on Raspberry Pi: RTOSs, Linux and bare-metal code in particular. The TAP-HAT has been designed to provide a straightforward fool-proof connection of external JTAG...

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  • MPA Platform Creates Scalable and Hackable Pro Audio Gears

    The MPA Platform from MakeProAudio offers a massive modular experience for folks wanting to build custom audio gear – with nothing more than a screwdriver. The Linux-driven MPA Platform is designed for tinkerers, inventors, DIYers, hobbyists, hackers,...

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  • STEMpedia: the Most Comprehensive STEM Robotics Learning Platform

    Agilo Research is a EdTech hardware startup working in the field of STEM education to foster creativity and innovativeness among young generation. STEMpedia is part of Agilo Research and it is a go-to platform for everything you...

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  • DIY an Affordable and Funny Robot Dog

    Mike’s Robot Dog is an Arduino-powered robotic pet with a lot of 3d printed parts and features four servo-driven legs, with two-axis shoulder movement, as well as an articulated knee joint. It’s capable of picking itself up...

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