• Bitcoin & Blockchain

      We are going to take advantage of one of the most known real-life examples in order to introduce the concept of blockchain, its characteristics and its practical usefulness, also explaining how to mine Bitcoins using an...

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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The Sketches

      In the previous episode, we have described the library and the functions made available by it. Now we will introduce a series of sketches through which you will see in practice how the library works and...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The GSM library for Arduino

      Let’s discover a useful library to manage various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules, in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. Second part. In the previous episode, we introduced the shield hardware and exposed the technical...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The hardware

      It supports various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. First part.   Given the growing demand for electronic equipment with connection to the GSM/GPRS network, we decided to develop...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • FruitNanny: The electronic guardian

      The electronic guardian who watches over our baby’s rest periods and environmental conditions of their room. Sometimes, when “browsing” the web in search of solutions to common problems, we happen to run into projects which are...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Alphabot2: the OpenSource Robot

      The latest robot from Waveshare, it adds interesting features to the qualities of its predecessor. You were able to appreciate the instructional robotics platform on wheels called Alphabot, in an article dedicated to it, and you...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Alphabot, THE OPEN SOURCE ROBOT

      A robotics development platform based on a two-wheel mechanics plus pivoting wheel on which you can prototype applications, controllable with popular Arduino Uno, Raspberry Pi 3 boards or both.  Robotics is one of the most engaging...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • LIGHTS CONTROL THROUGH GESTURE

      The Tactigon is a board for wearable applications prototyping, able to recognize gestures and different kind of movements, thanks to the firmware availability and simple programming which are typical of the Arduino environment. You knew about it...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Discover the 8-channnel ADC 8 expansion shield

      A shield for the acquisition of 8 analog signals from the Raspberry Pi board, which can be stacked with other boards in order to, for instance, interface a big quantity of sensors, diagnostics, environmental control and...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Using all the features of the Raspberry Pi Mini VoIP switchboard

      Let’s put our VoIP notions to practice by creating our switchboard equipped with all the most advanced features.   Raspberry PI is a single board computer that we already had the chance to use in the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • A Mini VoIP switchboard based on Raspberry Pi

      Let’s find out how to make a phone switchboard equipped with all the most advanced features, by using a Raspberry Pi as hardware and Asterisk as software. Part one. The term VoIP, which means “Voice over...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • RASPBERRY PI turns into a tablet

      Let’s create a portable touchscreen all-in-one PC, to be used both as a portable computer and as a platform for the field development of applications, thanks to the integration of peripherals and to the access –...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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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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  • Hack your Teddy Ruxpin with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Alexa

    If you had a Teddy Ruxpin in the ’80s and ’90s, you probably remember inserting special tapes and hearing him read stories to you. Whether you loved or hated the little bear, it was hard to forget his weirdly...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The Strato Pi UPS board

      Makes Raspberry Pi suitable to be used in “professional” environments, sports a power source, an UPS, a RTC clock, a watchdog function, RS232 and RS485 converter and a buzzer. All in one.   In the previous...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • A RTC SHIELD for Arduino and Raspberry Pi, second part

      Let’s see how to use this shield along with Raspberry Pi, by means of a dedicated library.   In the last installment we gave readers description of a new RTCC shield, based on the MCP79410 integrated...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • A RTC SHIELD for Arduino and Raspberry Pi

      Let’s use a new Real Time Clock by Microchip, by making it available on a shield for two prototyping boards. First Installment.   Many applications require an hourly information, that is locally obtained by means of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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