Mini Christmas IoT Show!

Handmade MKR1000 IoT Christmas show made of colored cardboard paper. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 DFRobot DFPlayer × 1 Speaker: 0.25W, 8 ohms × 1 LED (generic) × 10 Servos (Tower Pro MG996R) × 4 Software apps and online services Arduino IDE MIT App Inventor you can download the app at https://docs.google.com/uc?export=download&id=0Bxu35vkFQBFcdU4xeGFudWFPemc Hand t ...

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LIBRE COMPUTER PROJECT LAUNCHES OPEN SOURCE LA FRITE SC

Libre Computer has successfully launched a smaller, less powerful follow-up to its Le Potato SBC, the “La Frite SBC. The La Frite SBC is a small version of the Le Potato SBC, that has a quad -A53, HD-only Amlogic S805X, a Raspberry Pi A+ footprint and GPIO connector, and mainline Linux support. The 64 x 55mm La Frite is roughly modeled on the 65 x 56mm Raspberry Pi Model A+. The new board has a different la ...

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Logging Sensor Data in MS EXCEL through MATLAB GUI

The measurement and analysis of process parameters such as temperature, flow, conductivity, speed, viscosity, and stress play a crucial role in providing information about the process/system under consideration. Parameter values are logged into a computer (using a process called data acquisition) and acquired data is analyzed either in online or offline mode. Time and frequency domain analysis of the data i ...

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Christmas Tree Water Level via Cayenne and MKR1000

When you have a 'real' Christmas tree, it is important to keep it watered. This project monitors the water level and emails alerts. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 water level sensor × 1 LED (generic) × 4 Resistor 220 ohm × 4 Jumper wires (generic) × 1 Breadboard (generic) × 1 USB-A to Micro-USB Cable × 1 Software apps and online services Arduino IDE Arduino Web Editor my ...

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Victoria Arduino opens showroom in London

Coffee machine manufacture Victoria Arduino is opening its new showroom in London on 28 March in collaboration with its local importer VA Machinery. Victoria Arduino’s showroom will introduce the company’s products to its United Kingdom partners at the River Thames near the London Bridge. The showcase will provide a space for roasters, baristas, technicians and consumers to exchange ideas and speak about th ...

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MalDuino, The Open Source BadUSB

Firmware is a type of software that provides control, monitoring and data manipulation of engineered products and systems. A USB device firmware hack called BadUSB was presented at Black Hat USA 2014 conference, demonstrating how a USB flash drive microcontroller can be reprogrammed to spoof various other device types in order to take control of a computer, ex-filtrate data, or spy on the user. BadUSB is a ...

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CH3330N – Small and Cheap USB-Serial Converter IC Needs No Crystal

Recently the hobbyist market has seen the appearance of the Air602 low-cost ARM WiFi module. This module might be a potential competitor of ESP8266, another low-cost powerful WiFi module, that took the electronics hobbyists by storm long ago and is still extremely popular. But what’s more interesting about the Air602 module is the usage of a completely new USB to Serial Chip – WCH CH330N. This chip has feat ...

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With your Smart Phone and Arduino MKR1000 Blink a LED

The idea is to test the Arduino MKR1000, controlling the on board LED from your smart phone (this case iPhone SE. Hacksterlive Bogota. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Apple iPhone × 1 Software apps and online services Snappy Ubuntu Core Evothings Studio Evothings Studio has a example for the ESP8266, here the code was modified for the MKR1000 Story The idea is to test the ...

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RPi Zero W based robot kits offer pan-tilt cam, GPS, and ToF sensing

The $120 to $165 “SparkFun Autonomous Kit for Sphero RVR” extends the $250 Sphero RVR robot with an Raspberry Pi Zero W, a pan-tilt camera, GPS, and an optional ToF distance sensor. SparkFun Electronics recently completed a successful Kickstarter project for its Sphero RVR, a four-wheeled tank-treaded robot that offers optional programming via a Raspberry Pi, Arduino, or BBC micro:bit. The robot is now publ ...

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AUTOMATED CAT FEEDER HANDLES WET FOOD WITH APLOMB

A feline’s appetite is rarely sated, and cat owners around the world are routinely treated to an early morning wake up call to remind them of this fact. To solve this problem, many turn to automated feeders. However, such devices usually handle only dry foods, with a simple hopper system. [Vikram Hao] instead went above and beyond, building a fully automated wet food cat feeder. The device is a great exampl ...

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BMP380 – Ultra-miniature pressure sensor

Superior altitude tracking for consumer devices Flexible and ideally suited for a wide range of altitude tracking applications Improved accuracy and smaller footprint than its previous generation Reduced power consumption and attractive price-performance ratio Market leader in barometric pressure sensors: more than 1 billion shipped Bosch Sensortec launches the BMP380, the company’s smallest and best perfor ...

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Εfficient Wireless Li-Ion Charger with Regulator Optimized for Low Power Wearables

Analog Devices announces the Power by Linear™ LTC4126, which expands its offerings in wireless battery charging. The LTC4126 combines a wireless powered battery charger for Li-Ion cells with a high efficiency multi-mode charge pump DC/DC converter, providing a regulated 1.2V output at up to 60mA. Charging with the LTC4126 allows for a completely sealed end product without wires or connectors and eliminates ...

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