STORM CLOUD LAMP BRINGS THE WEATHER INSIDE

The humble lamp is a common build for a hacker looking to express themselves creatively. Often, nature can serve as an inspiration, as was the case for [Michael Pick]’s Storm Cloud. (Video, embedded below.) Electronically, the build is straightforward, consisting of an Arduino Uno, an MP3 shield, and a string of WS2801 LEDs. These are driven slightly differently than the more-common WS2812B type,  ...

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MT EVEREST LAMP RECREATES THE FAMOUS PEAK

Anyone who has travelled to distant mountain peaks has marvelled at the beauty of the natural, rugged terrain. [apoorvas15] is no different, and created a lamp that celebrated the awe of the largest mountain on earth. When it comes to reproducing an accurate geometrical representation of the landscape, the easiest approach is to reach for some variety of CNC machinery. Here, a 3D printer is used to cre ...

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Voladd: The First Fully Integrated 3D Printer

Voladd gives you the power of having what you want, when you want it. Ever since you were a child, you have always wanted to be a creator. To be able to hold in your hand the things you have always imagined. And now, with Voladd, you can finally create the objects you've always dreamed of. Instantly create what you want, when you want it. The 3D Printer designed not to look like the standard 3D printer. Vol ...

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Control a 12V Lamp via SMS with Arduino

In this tutorial we’re going to show you how you can control a 12V lamp via SMS using an Arduino UNO, a relay module, and the SIM900 GSM shield. Before proceeding with this tutorial we recommend the following resources: Guide for Relay Module with Arduino Guide to SIM900 GSM GPRS Shield with Arduino First, watch the video demonstration Project overview This project uses the SIM900 GSM shield to receive and ...

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KINETIC LAMP SHEDS LIGHT ON SCIENTIFIC PRINCIPLES

This thing right here might be the coolest desk toy since Newton’s Cradle. It’s [Stephen Co]’s latest installment in a line of mesmerizing, zodiac-themed art lamps that started with the water-dancing Aquarius.  All at once, it demonstrates standing waves, persistence of vision, and the stroboscopic effect. And the best part? You can stick your finger in it. This intriguing lamp is designed to ...

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Wi-Lamp, the Open Source Wi-Fi LED lamp

Since several years already, it is possible to find systems for home automation: irrigation, doors and windows, lighting, air conditioning and alarm systems, everything can be centralized and planned. Recently, the classical control boxes have been replaced by smart systems that are always connected to the Wi-Fi Network and that can be remotely accessed by means of mobile devices such as smartphones or tabl ...

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Peak Smart Lamp – Grow Daily

About Peak co-founders Dan Makoski and David Khavari stumbled upon a surprisingly powerful idea: a smart lamp that helps people form better habits in small, progressive steps. How People Use Peak In addition to being a beautiful lamp, Peak can be used for forming many positive habits, such as: Working out, running, and other fitness goals Spending quality time with family and friends Practicing a musical in ...

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Rural Hack Kit

The Rural Hack Kit is the perfect electronic set to get started hacking farms, gardens, or even plants on your balcony. Story The Rural Hack kit. The Rural Hack Kit is the perfect electronic set to get you started hacking your farm, garden, or plants on your balcony. The kit includes the essentials for monitoring the environment of our green silent friends: an accurate soil moisture sensor, a precise digita ...

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A Smart Night Lamp for Kids

You can download our e-book ‘Learn Arduino from Scratch’ from this link Few weeks ago I heard my nephew (aged 7) complaining of the dark at night. Basically he was afraid ? So I decided to put knowledge into practice and build a night lamp for kids. Since the project was intended for kids, I thought of making the lamp change color every now and then. It should also be sensitive to light so that if the room ...

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Arduino Color Mixing Lamp using RGB LED and LDR

What if we can generate different colors using a single RGB led and make our room’s corner more attractive? So, here is a simple Arduino based color mixing lamp which can change color when there is change in light in the room. So this lamp will automatically will changes its color according to the light conditions in the room. Every color is the combination of Red, Green and Blue color. So we can generate a ...

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Laura: Emotional Compass Lamp

Story Laura Laura is a "counseling" lamp who is helping me to find myself and to understand where I want to go. For her great help, I wanted to give her a present that represents the work we are doing. The inspiration came from the need to find my street, and not get lost in the various paths that life presents you. From this, I have devised a "compass / lamp" that, in addition to helping you keep the "dire ...

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A Connected Lamp to Wake Me Up

So for some reason I bought 2 IKEA lamps at a flea market. As IKEA furniture has a long history of being hacker-friendly, I figured they shouldn't be an exception to the rule. My plan? Fit a few 10W RGB LEDs in there together with an ESP8266 to use the final result as an alarm clock.When you are dealing with a LED consuming that much current, you can't simply use a series resistor as the latter would need t ...

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