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Rick and Morty fans will love this butter robot

Reading Time: < 1 minute Rick and Morty fans will love this butter robot Arduino Team — January 4th, 2018 Up until the present day, if you need butter, you simply ask another human to “pass the butter,” leading to minor inconvenience and awkwardness. Engineering students in Brussels have come up with a novel solution: a robot that brings the butter […]

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Build a six-wheeled RC vehicle for any terrain

Reading Time: 2 minutes Build a six-wheeled RC vehicle for any terrain Arduino Team — January 4th, 2018 In order to create the ultimate off-road RC rig, “asrebro” designed his own six-wheeled vehicle, operated with the help of Arduino. To give it decent range and reliability, the hacker turned to a stock transmitter and receiver, but routed the PWM signals […]

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RoboGlove assists users with gripping objects

Reading Time: 2 minutes RoboGlove assists users with gripping objects Arduino Team — January 3rd, 2018 The RoboGlove project is a robotic glove by students at the Université Libre de Bruxelles that is designed to assist the wearer when continuously gripping objects. This is accomplished by a series of three servos that transmit force through cables for the index […]

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Playing chiptunes on an old reed organ with Arduino

Reading Time: < 1 minute Playing chiptunes on an old reed organ with Arduino Arduino Team — January 3rd, 2018 After finding an organ left outside to rot, hacker “tinkartank” decided to use it for his own purposes, adding push buttons under each key as inputs to an Arduino Mega. He also reused the control rods with potentiometers as a secondary […]

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Control lights and sounds with the Arduino-powered LED Eclipse

Reading Time: < 1 minute Control lights and sounds with the Arduino-powered LED Eclipse Arduino Team — January 2nd, 2018 If you need a MIDI device that can be programmed as your own unique light and sound controller, then Jon Bumstead’s LED Eclipse may be just what you’re looking for. The circular device, roughly the diameter of a large plate, […]

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Designing an Arduino-powered Braille generator

Reading Time: < 1 minute Designing an Arduino-powered Braille generator Arduino Team — January 2nd, 2018 Did you know that embossing machines needed to generate Braille characters can cost thousands of dollars? After finding this out, hacker Carlos Campos decided to design and build his own using 3D-printed parts, along with an Arduino Mega and a RAMPS board for control. Instead […]

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Ultrasonically levitate particles and liquid

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ultrasonically levitate particles and liquid Arduino Team — December 29th, 2017 If you thought the power of levitation was only available to magicians (and perhaps magnets) then check out this amazing project from Asier Marzo. It uses an Arduino Mega to control an 8×8 array of ultrasonic transducers, which when carefully coordinated using a simulation […]

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Monitor your sleep quality with Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monitor your sleep quality with Arduino Arduino Team — December 27th, 2017 While it can be difficult to get enough sleep, at least you can try to make it as restful as possible when you are in bed. That’s the idea behind this project by Julia Currie and Nicholas Sarkis, who developed an Arduino Nano-based […]

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These students made their own Guitar Hero-like video game

Reading Time: 2 minutes These students made their own Guitar Hero-like video game Arduino Team — December 23rd, 2017 If you’d like to create your own simulated guitar from scratch, you’ll want to check out this project by Cornell ECE students Jake Podell and Jonah Wexler. It uses four conductive strings on the neck to sense which note is […]

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Turn a flatbed scanner into a PCB UV exposure device

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turn a flatbed scanner into a PCB UV exposure device Arduino Team — December 23rd, 2017 If you want to create your own custom PCBs, you could design it and wait for a fab house to send it back, dealing with any errors, or you could do it yourself. Hacker Andras Kabai decided to go […]

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Create a custom Secret Santa trivia box with Arduino

Reading Time: 2 minutes Create a custom Secret Santa trivia box with Arduino Arduino Team — December 20th, 2017 Participating in Reddit’s Secret Santa this year, hacker “Haxxa” decided to go all out, picking out not only several gifts for the recipient, but an Arduino-powered trivia box to house them in. In use, an Arduino Nano onboard feeds queries to […]

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Interact with the virtual world in a whole new way

Reading Time: 2 minutes Interact with the virtual world in a whole new way Arduino Team — December 20th, 2017 As reported by the Creative Applications Network, “Tangibles Worlds explores the effects of tactile experience as a catalyst for full immersion in VR.” The project by Stella Speziali takes the form of three separate boxes, along with an Oculus Rift […]

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This control panel references your favorite sci-fi films

Reading Time: 2 minutes This control panel references your favorite sci-fi films Arduino Team — December 19th, 2017 While you may question if some of the blinking lights and buttons in science fiction movies actually do anything, you’d still really like to hit those buttons just to see what happens, right? If that sounds like you, then something like […]

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Star Wars fan creates an Arduino-powered rebel pilot chest box

Reading Time: < 1 minute Star Wars fan creates an Arduino-powered rebel pilot chest box Arduino Team — December 19th, 2017 If you’d like a rebel fighter pilot suit, complete with the automated chest box, then look no further than this excellent build from “badjer1.” It features a chest box with the same dimensions seen in the movies that lights […]