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Package Thief Deterrent

Reading Time: 3 minutes Flour power Following the theft of a package from his porch earlier in the year, Ryder decided to take action. “It had never happened to me before and I was a little frustrated,” he recalls. “I’d been doing some image classification work at the time, and figured this would be a great opportunity to build […]

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Instantly test your cables by plugging them into this device

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 7th, 2021 Cables come in a wide variety of styles and attempting to diagnose a potential fault in one of their tiny wires can be tricky, especially without access to fancy test equipment. To combat this problem, TechKiwiGadgets created a small device called the Touch Screen Cable Tracer, which has several varieties […]

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Perspectives on supporting young people in low-income areas to access and engage with computing

Reading Time: 7 minutes The Raspberry Pi Foundation’s mission is to make computing and digital making accessible to all. To support young people at risk of educational disadvantage because they don’t have access to computing devices outside of school, we’ve set up the Learn at Home campaign. But access is only one part of the story. To learn more […]

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Duco is a wall-climbing robot that paints circuit murals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 6th, 2021 When we think of circuits, we tend to picture wires or PCB traces. But a circuit is anything that conducts electricity between components. Today we have more options than ever before thanks to material like conductive ink and thread. Utilizing conductive ink on a large scale, Duco is an […]

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Duco is a wall-climbing robot that paints circuit murals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 6th, 2021 When we think of circuits, we tend to picture wires or PCB traces. But a circuit is anything that conducts electricity between components. Today we have more options than ever before thanks to material like conductive ink and thread. Utilizing conductive ink on a large scale, Duco is an […]

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Introducing raspberrypi.com

Reading Time: 2 minutes I am delighted to announce the launch of raspberrypi.com — a new website dedicated to Raspberry Pi computers and associated technologies. Head on over to find all about our low-cost, high-performance PCs, add-on boards or HATs, microcontrollers, accessories, and much more.  As well as being able to learn about and purchase the full range of […]

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OPINION: A life in electronics

Reading Time: 2 minutes This, in turn, enabled me to take a combined Physics & Electronics degree at Newcastle upon Tyne Polytechnic. When I went for an interview, my first encounter with a strong Geordie accent did leave me wondering where the hell I was. The maths module had three lectures about programming in Fortran II, these were the […]

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OMNi is a modular, omnidirectional robot for museum duties

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 5th, 2021 Museums allow people to explore topics in history, science, and much more through the use of exhibits that are often comprised of screens or some other interactive medium. Staff are given the role of visiting each one periodically and checking to see if they still work correctly as well […]

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Portenta H7 Lite Connected hits another sweet spot for pro users

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 5th, 2021 We launched the powerful Portenta H7 last year. The more targeted Portenta H7 Lite just a few weeks ago. And we’re back (already!), with another new product that fills the gap between the previous two versions. It’s known as Portenta H7 Lite Connected, but we like to call it […]

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The Graffomat is a giant plotter that automates graffiti art

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 4th, 2021 After visiting the large graffiti walls near his workshop in Berlin, Niklas Roy wanted to get involved by constructing a machine that can do the painting for him. In its most basic form, the system — which Roy calls the Graffomat — consists of two axes that work together to paint either […]

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The Arduino Store has been upgraded

Reading Time: 3 minutes You might have noticed that the shopping experience on the Arduino Store has changed a little. We wanted to let you know what we’ve been working on to supercharge the store. Arduino Store — A New Experience On the surface of the Arduino Store, you’ll notice a slightly different layout. There are some new features, […]

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miniLIGO gravitational wave detector

Reading Time: 4 minutes Understanding space has always interested Husni Almoubayyed, so he was attracted to the idea of something that can monitor gravitational effects “stretching and contracting space around us on a very tiny scale”. While there was no expectation of building their own LIGO device, not least because of the expense involved, Husni and fellow students wanted […]

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Eolim STEAMMIANS Kit helps teach young kids about electronics through interactive stories

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 1st, 2021 Teaching children concepts in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is extremely important as the world is becoming even more dependent on people with those skills. To help achieve this goal, Leyla Tawfik, Serena Cangiano and the Ethafa team came up with a series of interactive learning solutions that they […]

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Powercoders and Arduino #Include join forces to promote equal opportunities

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Arduino #include program was first announced as part of 2021’s Arduino Day. Since then we’ve been working with Powercoders, which runs a bootcamp to promote equality in the IT industry.  Powercoders Internship Powercoders is a non-profit coding academy for refugees. It offers a 3-month bootcamp followed by a 6 to 12 month internship. It’s […]