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Vintage vacuum fluorescent display controlled with Arduino Due

Reading Time: 2 minutes Vintage vacuum fluorescent display controlled with Arduino Due Arduino Team — October 2nd, 2019 Vacuum fluorescent displays (VFDs) have a distinct cool blue-greenish glow, and were once used in a wide range of devices, from VCRs to microwave ovens and even car dashboards. Although extremely popular way back when, they can be more difficult to […]

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Single-handed smartwatch text entry with WrisText

Reading Time: 2 minutes Single-handed smartwatch text entry with WrisText Arduino Team — July 26th, 2018 Smartwatches can keep us informed of incoming information at a glance, but responding still takes the use of another hand, potentially occupied by other tasks. Researchers at Dartmouth College are trying to change that with their new WrisText system. The device divides the […]

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Integrating a Nintendo Power Glove with today’s VR technology

Reading Time: 2 minutes Integrating a Nintendo Power Glove with today’s VR technology Arduino Team — October 19th, 2017 When the Power Glove was released in the early 1990s, the idea that you could control games with hand motions was incredible, but like the Virtual Boy that followed years later, the hardware of the day just couldn’t keep up. […]