• LoRa alarm for doors and windows

      Let’s create an alarm to be notified when doors and windows are open, even from a notable distance, using a modified LoRa TX palmtop. Long-range radiofrequency data communication technology, also known as LoRa, is employed in...

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  • RASPILIGHT: an open project for Ambilight TV effect

      Home cinema becomes even more immersive thanks to Raspberry and addressable LEDs: let’s re-create the Ambilight TV effect on any other TV using Raspberry and Kodi.   What’s better than watching a movie in front of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • RandA & Raspberry Pi 3: what’s new

      RandA has been updated to be compatible with the 3rd version of Raspberry Pi: let’s going deep and explain all the new features. As you probably know, if you are familiar with the evolution of the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Happy new year from Open-Electronics.org: best posts in 2016, thank you!

    We had a great year here at Open-Electronics.org, we thank you for staying with us! We would like to thank our followers one by one but, hey! You’re too many! Just an hint on the top 20...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • An Arduino-controlled automated whiskey distillery

    A perfect complement to open-electronics’ Drink Maker automatic drink “printer”, here it is the Arduino controlled whisky distillery! If you simply want to have a drink now and then, building your own automated distillery probably isn’t the...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • The soul of the open source automatic bartender: the DRINK MAKER software

      After the first installment about the hardware, here we deal with the software to be loaded in the Raspberry Pi board and the RandA’s firmware, needed in order to make our automatic bartender machine operational.  ...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • RandA PhotoSharing: Are you a Maker?

      Take a picture, select a photo-effect and share it! Raspberry Pi 2 and RandA unite to create an interactive application we presented at San Mateo Maker Faire.   At the past Maker Faire, held last May...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • The Drink Maker: Open Sourcing your Cocktail!

    Based on RandA, this machine can prepare cocktails, by drawing the quantities from dedicated dispensers, according to recipes dowloaded from the webpage from which the drink has been requested. Learn more in this first post. If one...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • ArdIR a programmable and remotely manageable Infrared control with Arduino

      This project presents a universal infrared remote control that can also be managed via Internet, based on RandA (supplied with a dedicated shield) and on Raspberry Pi2. Despite the fact that still only a few people...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • RandA: first application, Environmental Monitoring with Webcam

        Let’s do some preliminary work with the board that bridges Arduino and Raspberry Pi: before getting into complex applications we’ll play by using cheap and available hardware components.   RandA is a board that allows...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Arduino or Raspberry Pi? That is the question!

    It is an interesting question, isn’t it? People not “inside” the maker world or not expert in programming think that Arduino and RaspberryPi are two flavours of the same object. Like if you ask “Mac or PC”...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Futura Group and Open-Electronics.org at Maker Faire Bay Area 2015! Come and visit us!

      15-16-17 May 2015, San Mateo Event Center (CA – USA) will host the tenth edition of the Maker Faire Bay Area, the world’s largest exhibition dedicated to Innovation, Creativity and Technology. In 2014 more than 130,000...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • RandA: WebServer application

    In case you missed our previous articles, we summarize briefly what is RandA. RandA is a system that allows a physical and functional integration between Raspberry Pi and Arduino, allowing the use of Arduino shields with the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • RandA is already compatible with the powerful Raspberry Pi 2

    Everyone is following us on Open-Electronics.org knows about RandA solution, the best matching between the two worlds of Arduino on one side and of Raspberry on the other. Here we’ve published a post explaining the full potential...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Learning how to use the RandA Board

    It is time to use the board that combines the capabilities of Raspberry Pi to Arduino ease of use. Raspberry Pi and Arduino worlds got close but they did not collide: indeed, they have resulted in a...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • RandA: Merging Raspberry Pi and Arduino

    Today we present a Bridge between Raspberry Pi and Arduino that leverages the hardware equipment and the computing power of the first with the shields and the applications of the second. The worlds of Raspberry and Arduino...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Are you ready for the Future? Meet RandA at Maker Faire Rome

    The 3-4-5 October 2014, at the Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, will host the second annual Maker Faire Rome, the largest European exhibition of Innovation, where thousands of visitors and makers are expected from all over...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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