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ESP32-LyraT – An Open Source Development Board For Smart Audio Applications

ESP32-LyraT – An Open Source Development Board For Smart Audio Applications

Espressif systems has been working on different audio applications including smart speakers. Despite the fact that they have been developing their audio applications, as of February 2018, none of ESP32 software development kits was easily accessible and the hardware kits were not able to take on any new tasks. So, there were no chances to …

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THE THREE SHELL MYSTERY FINALLY SOLVED!

While we certainly acknowledge the valuable contributions of the open hardware community that help to mitigate the coronavirus crisis, we are also looking forward to the days when people start going back to building other things than 3D-printed face shields, pandemic trackers, and automatic soap dispensers. However,Β this handwash timerΒ by [Agis Wichert] is a very creative …

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LOGGING INTO LINUX WITH A 1930S TELETYPE

Buried deep within all UNIX-based operating systems are vestiges of the earliest days of computing, when β€œhardware” more often than not meant actual mechanical devices with cams and levers and pulleys and grease. But just because UNIX, and by extension Linux, once supported mechanical terminalsΒ doesn’t mean that getting a teletype from the 1930s to work …

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RaptorLoc Pro – A versatile modular third hand system

RaptorLoc Pro – A versatile modular third hand system

The Story Dear fellow Kickstarter Patrons, at various points in my life, I’ve built RC cars, messed with Arduino projects, built custom computers, assembled models, added LEDs to my snowboard and so on. A common thread in these projects was the need to hold pieces in place while I soldered, glued or painted my parts. …

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CH551 is a $1.80 USB Mini Development board based on the 8-bit C51 micro-controller

CH551 is a $1.80 USB Mini Development board based on the 8-bit C51 micro-controller

WCH (Nanjing QinHeng Corp.)Β has recently launched a CH55x family of microcontrollers based on an 8-bit C51 core with a USB interface, and I/Os. The boards all come with different I/Os configuration depending on the selected part number. Electro dragon, the popular online store that offers a range of electronic componentsΒ is now listing one of the …

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YubiKey Provides An Easy And Safe Way To Secure Your Online Logins

Regardless of how strong a password is, or what level of code-based authentication a website is using, any system that sends codes in a text messageΒ can be hackedΒ by a skilled hacker. The most secure way to set upΒ two-factor authenticationΒ is to use a reliable app on a smartphone to generate those six-digit codes or to carry …

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AIOT-MSSP01 – AAEON’s Intelligent Vending Development Kit & UP Board

AIOT-MSSP01 – AAEON’s Intelligent Vending Development Kit & UP Board

(Taipei, Taiwan – April 24, 2018) – AAEON, a leading developer of industrial computers and intelligent retail systems, releases an updated version of its Intelligent Vending Development Kit. The kit is a complete hardware solution that makes it easier than ever before for retailers to implement the latest smart vending technologies. The kit includes a …

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HioTron IoT Kit – A Modular and Enterprise IoT Development Kit

HioTron IoT Kit – A Modular and Enterprise IoT Development Kit

HioTron IoT Kit is a modular and enterprise IoT kit that is entirely pre-programmed prototyping kit for quickly building and testing IoT concepts. All modules are plug-n-play, allowing for flexible prototyping, customization & production. This set of kit is made by the Indian based company HioTron, which specializes in IoT solutions development. This Kit includes Hardware, …

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Simple Automated Point to Point Model Railroad Running Two Trains

Arduino microcontrollers are a great way of automating model railroad layouts due to their low-cost availability, open-source hardware and software and a large community to help you. For model railroads, Arduino microcontrollers can prove to be a great resource for automating their layouts in a simple and cost-effective way. This project is such an example …

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