Machine Learning made easy with Raspberry Pi, Adafruit and Microsoft

Reading Time: 3 minutes Machine learning can sound daunting even for experienced Raspberry Pi hobbyists, but Microsoft and Adafruit Industries are determined to make it easier for everyone to have a go. Microsoft’s Lobe tool takes the stress out of training machine learning models, and Adafruit have developed an entire kit around their BrainCraft HAT, featuring Raspberry Pi 4…… Continue reading Machine Learning made easy with Raspberry Pi, Adafruit and Microsoft

Adafruit guest post: Machine learning add-ons for Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hi folks, Ladyada here from Adafruit. The Raspberry Pi folks said we could do a guest post on our Adafruit BrainCraft HAT & Voice Bonnet, so here we go! Adafruit BrainCraft HAT for Raspberry Pi I’ve been engineering up a few Machine Learning devices that work with Raspberry Pi: BrainCraft HAT and the Voice Bonnet!…… Continue reading Adafruit guest post: Machine learning add-ons for Raspberry Pi

Scroll text across your face mask with NeoPixel and Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Have you perfected your particular combination of ‘eye widening then squinting’ to let people know you’re smiling at them behind your mask? Or do you need help expressing yourself from this text-scrolling creation by Caroline Dunn? The mask running colourful sample code What’s it made of? The main bits of hardware need are a Raspberry…… Continue reading Scroll text across your face mask with NeoPixel and Raspberry Pi

3D-printable cases for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera

Reading Time: 4 minutes Earlier this year, we released the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera, a brand-new 12.3 megapixel camera that allows you to use C- and CS-mount lenses with Raspberry Pi boards. We love it. You love it. How do we know you love it? Because the internet is now full of really awesome 3D-printable cases and add-ons…… Continue reading 3D-printable cases for the Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera

Raspberry Pi Off-World Bartender

Reading Time: 4 minutes Three things we like: Blade Runner, robots, and cocktails. That’s why we LOVE Donald Bell‘s Raspberry Pi–packed ‘VK-01 Off-World Bartender‘ cocktail making machine. This machine was due to be Donald’s entry into the Cocktail Robotics Grand Challenge, an annual event in San Francisco. By the time the event was cancelled, he was too deep into his…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi Off-World Bartender

Making Robot Friends with the Crickit HAT for Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here’s a guest post from our good friend Limor Fried, MIT hacker and engineer, Forbes Top Woman in Tech, and, of course, Founder of Adafruit. She’s just released a new add-on for the Pi that we’re really excited about: we think you’ll like the look of it too. Sometimes we wonder if robotics engineers ever…… Continue reading Making Robot Friends with the Crickit HAT for Raspberry Pi

Reef-Pi: the ultimate Raspberry Pi fish tank management system

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve ever had a pet fish, even the saddest of fairground goldfish, you’ll appreciate how much work and attention they require. And to those who have never owned a fish: believe me, it’s more than you’d assume. And the moment you upgrade from goldfish to brightly coloured, tropical beauties, and replace the standard silk…… Continue reading Reef-Pi: the ultimate Raspberry Pi fish tank management system

Weekend Project: 3D Printed Motorized Turntable for Photo & Video

Reading Time: 4 minutes Want to capture all 360 degrees of an object with your camera? Adafruit has recently shared a 3D printing project that shows you how to create an inexpensive turntable made for photographers and videographers.  As anyone in the photography or film world knows, the many different types of production equipment that are available can be…… Continue reading Weekend Project: 3D Printed Motorized Turntable for Photo & Video

Simulate sand with Adafruit’s newest project

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Ruiz brothers at Adafruit have used Phillip Burgess’s PixieDust code to turn a 64×64 LED Matrix and a Raspberry Pi Zero into an awesome sand toy that refuses to defy the laws of gravity. Here’s how to make your own. BIG LED Sand Toy – Raspberry Pi RGB LED Matrix Simulated LED Sand Physics!…… Continue reading Simulate sand with Adafruit’s newest project

Play Pacman and Donkey Kong on world’s smallest Arcade!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The tiny emulator has been created by Adafruit, a New York-based open-source hardware company, and can be seen playing Pacman in a video produced by the firm. The developers built the arcade machine with relatively few parts and it was completed over a morning of ‘hacking’. “The idea came about while discussing a gaming “bonnet”…… Continue reading Play Pacman and Donkey Kong on world’s smallest Arcade!

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