• IRP-102 multi-function “Hat Board” for Raspberry PI on Kickstarter

    Raspberry Pi Multifunction Hat Board IRP-102 Offers RTC, ADC, LCD, RS232/485 And More The IRP-102 is an expansion board that brings you an easier way to add multiple function to your Raspberry Pi, making really easy to...

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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 11 months ago
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  • Interview to Eben Upton: the New Raspberry Pi 3, Makers, Pi Zero…and more

    Raspberry Pi 3 was presented recently and we took the opportunity to talk to the founder of Rapsberry Pi Eben Upton of the new born. We asked him a few questions to find out why Raspberry Pi...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Happy birthday Raspberry Pi and welcome Raspberry Pi 3

    As already announced in our previous post, has arrived Raspberry Pi 3 Exactly four years ago, on 29 February 2012, Raspberry Pi foundation presented the original 256MB Raspberry Pi Model B. Since then, they’ve sold over eight million units....

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Raspberry Pi 3 Coming With Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 64 bit architecture 1,2GHz

    After one year of the presentation of Raspberry Pi 2 a new model arrived: Raspberry Pi 3 Model B It is still unconfirmed news, but a lot of article are born around some photos of FCC (Federal Communications...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Snickerdoodle: a dream tool for Makers

    Snickerdoodle is a tool for dreamers and creators to build, make, invent, and do things they’ve always been told weren’t possible. It’s for people willing to explore new horizons and challenge themselves to learn, grow, and handcraft...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Windows 10 IoT new release, GPIO 100x faster

    New update for Windows 10 IoT promising incredible performance improvements and additional features and devices support: When Microsoft launched Windows 10 this summer, we created a converged platform that powers a range of devices from PCs and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • PiDP-8/I replica with Raspberry Pi

    Remaking the PDP-8/I using the Pi, simh & a replica front panel: a true catching project! Goal: a (very) low cost full replica of the PDP-8/I. Design: use the $20 Raspberry PI Model A+, a custom front...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Meet Mycroft, The Open Source Alternative To Amazon Echo

    Thanks to Apple Siri and Google Now, voice-activated personal assistants are in vogue. Abundant bandwidth, affordable computing power, and advancements in machine learning made this technology accessible to consumers. Amazon Echo is one of the first dedicated...

    • Posted 1 year 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 1 year ago
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  • Hello, Windows 10 IoT Core: public release available!

    We are excited to announce the public release of Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi 2 and the MinnowBoard Max. Visit the Windows IoT Dev Center to choose your target board, then walk through the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Win a trip to Maker Faire with Windows 10 IoT Core – Home Automation Contest before 17 August

    To celebrate the release of Windows 10 IoT Core Hackster.io and Microsoft offer a worldwide Home Automation contest for developers, hackers, and makers. Home Automation is one of the hottest segments in the Maker world and Windows...

    • Posted 2 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 2 years ago
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  • Rasky: finally, the open source Raspberry Pi 2 based KVM we want to control our PC’s!

    Our friend Franco Lanza is gathering funds to launch a very interesting project. Who knows what a KWM is? Yes, usually are those quite expensive and not very flexible platforms used to virtualize a keyboard, a video...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Raspberry Pi 2 or, better, “Four”!

      Tens of thousands of units sold in a few hours, a respectable performance, costs unchanged, here is where Raspberry Pi has decided to be in our future.   Here it is. On the desk, switched on,...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Sci Fi Your Pi: Meditech an open source raspberry pi based Star Trek Tricorder

    As promised on our previous post about the SciFi your Pi competition, here is one of the project selected for the challenge. It is directly taken from Star Trek, do you remember the Tricorder, the all-in-one sensor...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Touch Display for Raspberry Pi

    We add to Raspberry Pi a TFT touch screen to display the system console, movies and favorite photos or control a relay board … at your fingertips, literally! To avoid using an HDMI monitor the cost well above...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Sci Fi Your Pi challenge: PiDesk, a computer interface from Tron!

    As promised on our previous post about the SciFi your Pi competition, here is one of the project selected for the challenge. It is an innovative computer interface, similar to that seen in Tron, according to the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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