• 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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  • TWIST: Open Source DIY Tweeting Weather Station

    Aptly named TWIST the open source environmental monitoring system is capable of sending tweets and collecting meteorological data thanks to its include gas, rain, light, temperature and humidity sensors. “Meet Tweeting Weather IoT Station aka TWIST –...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • DIY a Self Driving, Arduino-Powered Electric Quad!

    Instructables user Sieuwe Elferink has just created a semi-autonomous kids’ four-wheeler. The Arduino powered Quad can steer itself within a set of lines, and stop for pedestrians and inanimate objects. For this project you will need the following materials: 3x...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • NoCAN: wired IoT platform for makers, based on CAN-bus

    Omzlo has won Kickstarter funding for a NoCAN platform for wired IoT home automation that connects sensor nodes to a Raspberry Pi. An Omzlo PiMaster HAT board mediates between the Pi and multiple, Arduino-compatible CANZERO boards that...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Arduino Range Measurer and Digital Spirit Level

    “The device features an ultrasonic sensor for measuring the distance to the nearest object, an accelerometer for measuring the angle with respect to the ground, an LCD display for showing the results and a custom designed PCB...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • DIY Your VR Headset

    “I started programming when I was 13, thanks to Sensei when he created a robotics club. On the first day we were 12 students, the next week we were 3 – yep, you guessed it, the other...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Arrow and D3 Engineering Have Launched the DragonBoard Camera Kit

    Arrow’s Qualcomm-backed DragonBoard 410c was one of the first 64-bit ARM hacker SBCs, and it remains one of the most popular 96Boards models. The quad -A53 Snapdragon 410 is accompanied by 1GB LPDDR3 RAM and 8GB eMMC. There’s no...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • FruitNanny Watchs Over Your Baby

    While parents of 30 years ago had to settle for audio-only baby monitors, if you take a trip down the baby aisle at your favorite big-box store today, you’ll find that the technology has advanced significantly. Not...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • New NanoPi Fire3 and Fire2A SBCs with Ubuntu Core-based FriendlyCore OS

    FriendlyElec’s open source two new SBCs, which support Android and Linux distributions including a new Ubuntu Core-based FriendlyCore distro, are identical except for the processor and RAM. The NanoPi Fire2A (image below) uses the same Samsung S5P4418 (4x...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • xaVNA, a low-cost fully featured Vector Network Analyzer

    Developer Cary Wang  has created a new low-cost fully featured Vector Network Analyzer that is both easy-to-use and allows S parameter export. The xaVNA two port Vector Network Analyzer offers users a typical frequency range of 137MHz...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • ABC: Basic Connections – The Essential Reference Book for Makers

    ABC: Basic Connections is the essential reference book that every maker should have in their toolkit. A collection of neat, easy to read, high quality circuit diagrams and pinouts that will show you how to properly connect...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Fishino MEGA – Pinout scheme released

    Fishino MEGA is the second board of Fishino family. It’s a board 100% compatible with the famous Arduino MEGA, but with many add-ons which greatly enhance its capabilities. Fishino MEGA can be powered by a single cell...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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