Chinese Rings Puzzle With Arduino

Introduction Hello all, The Chinese Rings Puzzle with Arduino is my version of a centennial Chinese puzzle. It is very simple to play and it is an example of a combinatorial puzzle, and lots of patience and concentration is required to solve it. The objective is to untangle the long loop from all nine rings, and the solution takes 341 moves (minimum possible). Once you learn the method to solve the puzzle, ...

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Arduino101 / tinyTILE BLE: Match-Making Sunglasses

Story Instead of using an app, what if you could send a signal to eye-contact someone you are interested in talking to, in a social setting, even from afar? I'm not proposing a different way to start a date. I'm exploring a new usage of Bluetooth in the field of human interactions. When I found out that Intel Curie modules can be assigned to act as central and peripheral BLE devices, I immediately wanted to ...

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Cycflix: Exercise Powered Entertainment

Now that the cheesy title has pulled you (Fitflix was taken and I didn't want to be sued) I'll tell you about the project, it uses a stationary exercise bike connected to an Arduino Nano to control the streaming of Netflix on a PC, I started this project hoping I could get it working on just a Raspberry Pi but ran into a few problems I couldn't overcome which I'll discuss at the end. But the main gist of th ...

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3D-Printed Prank Vibrating Cup

Picture the following: you have an nice white cup in front of you. It's filled to the brim with sparkling, cool, and refreshing H20. Your fingers curl around the nicely curved handle, and you bring the cup to your lips. Suddenly, a strong vibration assaults the nerves in your hand, causing you to drop the cup and spill water all over every surrounding surface, including yourself. This might not sound too fu ...

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Flash Freeze Photography with an Arduino

Freeze moments in time to easily produce extraordinary close-up pictures with your digital camera, an Arduino, and these simple circuits. I have always been impressed by high-speed photography. The photographic capture of what normally goes unseen, or at least unnoticed, is intriguing and oftentimes beautiful. High-speed cameras, however, are expensive and beyond the reach of many of us. You can, however, g ...

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Snake Game on 8×8 Matrix using Arduino

Snake Game has been very popular since the beginning of the Mobile phones. Initially it was come in Black and white cell phones, and soon became very famous. Then with the advancement of the Cellphones, this game has also changed a lot, and now many graphical and colourful versions of this game are available. Snake game has also become very popular DIY project for electronics Hobbyist and Students. So today ...

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Making the TFF: a dress that gets excited when tweeted

The idea of this dress comes from a series of tweets with online friends @shineslike and @arduinogirl.  @shineslike and I had taken a half day Arduino workshop given by @arduinogirl at the MCN 2011 conference. I was immediately inspired creatively by the sensory and interactive opportunities. Over the next few months I struggled with the electronics learning curve, but my ever supportive online friends real ...

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Talking Pumpkin

So my boss came to me one last week and said he wanted to scare the trick-or-treaters who came to his home, and the kids who would come to work during a special Halloween Walk the community does. Thus was born the talking pumpkin. In short, I used an Arduino, an SD card read/writer, and an ultrasonic sensor to trigger a sound byte when the kids walk past our pumpkin… something they would not expect. If you ...

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Super Amazing Button using Arduino

Hello Everyone. This is my very first Instructable so please go easy on me. This was more or less a test project to see if my new arduino board worked. Any friendly advice will be greatly appreciated so my future posts can be even better. I am going to show you how to create the best device on earth. Well i mean if you brought this back to the 1600s then it would be the best device on earth. Anyways lets ge ...

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Computer controlled RC car with two Arduinos

Required Parts: This project requires two Arduino boards which can be bought from http://www.adafruit.com/category/17 This project uses two Arduino Uno compatible boards. An L293D or other Dual H-Bridge Motor Driver chip will be needed to drive the motors of the RC car. This can be found here: http://www.adafruit.com/products/807 Finally, this project requires the RF transmitter (https://www.sparkfun.com/pr ...

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Arduino Lilypad powered shooes for the visually impaired

Anirudh Sharma, an IT Engineer from Rajasthan Technical University has developed a system that offers non-obtrusive navigation for the visually impaired . Calling it Le Chal (Hindi for ‘Take me there’), Sharma conceptualized and demonstrated the system at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Media Lab Design and Innovation Workshop 2011. The Le Chal system comprises of a pair of shoes, one of which i ...

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Using an Arduino Uno R3 as a Game Controller

Naturally, the Uno does not natively support keyboard strokes, unlike it's Leonardo brother. Most of Google will tell you you need to do some firmware workarounds and ATMEGA reprogramming just to get it working and the entire ordeal is a mess. If you're like me, you've found that out just after buying one. Here is how to get around all that using a bit of Java coding. The ideal solution would be to purchase ...

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