• 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...

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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 4 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 7 months 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 10 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 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 2 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 2 years ago
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  • Raspberry Pi Zero Pirate Radio Throwie

    The Raspberry Pi Pirate Radio is one of our favorite builds here at Make:, so it was an obvious pick to port to the new board. In case you missed our first crack at Pirate Radio, try...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • MyPi : Industrial grade Raspberry Pi on Kickstarter

      Faced with building a solution around multiple cards (with the knock on increase in expense and complexity), we decided to building our own board, initially as a side project, working with a clearly defined set of...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Eclipse Foundation Releases IoT Projects: the universal frameworks for IoT apps

    Eclipse Foundation announced the release of a number of Internet of Things projects. These include: Eclipse Kura (a framework for building IoT gateways); Eclipse Paho (implementations of MQTT protocols); Eclipse OM2M (an open source implementation of the SmartM2M and oneM2M...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Meet Mycroft, the open source AI who wants to rival Siri, Cortana, and Alexa

    “It was inspired by the Star Trek computers, by Jarvis in Iron Man,” Montgomery told ZDNet. He wanted to create the type of artificial intelligence platform that “if you spoke to it when you walked in the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Camera board comparisons: Pi NoIR v1 vs Pi NoIR v2 – Raspberry Pi

    The new 8 megapixel Raspberry Pi camera board has been out for just over a month, and we’ve been seeing some really impressive work being done with it. As many of you know, we also make a...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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