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Touch Less, Do More Challenge winners announced!

Reading Time: 3 minutes The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we interact with people, things, and the world around us. A few months ago, we launched the Touch Less, Do More Challenge, calling on our community to build solutions based on Arduino Nano or MKR boards to enforce social distancing or enable touch-free technologies. More than 1,000 participants […]

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An update on Exposure NotificationsAn update on Exposure NotificationsVP of Engineering

Reading Time: 4 minutes In May, we partnered with Apple to launch the Exposure Notifications System (ENS) and made it available to public health authorities around the world in their fight against COVID-19. The ENS allows public health authorities to develop apps that augment manual contact tracing efforts while preserving the privacy of their citizens. As of today, public […]

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Exploring open-source ventilators: Apollo Ventilator

Reading Time: 4 minutes This article was written by César Garcia, researcher at La Hora Maker. This week, we will be exploring the Apollo Ventilator in detail! This project emerged at Makespace Madrid two months ago. It was a response to the first news about the expected lack of ventilators in Spain because of COVID-19. Several members of the space […]

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Exposure Notification API launches to support public health agenciesExposure Notification API launches to support public health agencies

Reading Time: 2 minutes Note: The following is a joint statement from Apple and Google. One of the most effective techniques that public health officials have used during outbreaks is called contact tracing. Through this approach, public health officials contact, test, treat and advise people who may have been exposed to an affected person. One new element of contact […]

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Help medical research with folding@home

Reading Time: 3 minutes Did you know: the first machine to break the exaflop barrier (one quintillion floating‑point operations per second) wasn’t a huge dedicated IBM supercomputer, but a bunch of interconnected PCs with ordinary CPUs and gaming GPUs. With that in mind, welcome to the [email protected] project, which is targeting its enormous power at COVID-19 research. It’s effectively […]

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What Are The Best Materials for Making DIY Masks?

Reading Time: 4 minutes With masks sold out during the coronavirus outbreak, many people will have to make do with what some scientists have called “the last resort”: the DIY mask. Atemschutzmaske selber machen anleitung | Mundschutz selber machen einfach | DIY Bastelideen Masse des Papiers sind, 20,5x23cm damit es pass genau ist!! Data shows that DIY and homemade masks […]

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Together, let’s make COVID-19 history – CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Reading Time: 3 minutes Combating COVID-19 Conference: A Collaborative Arduino Community Initiative to take place on April 2nd at 5pm CET To the Arduino community: Humanity is facing one of the most trying events in its history and as technologists, makers and designers we are asking ourselves how can we help.  How can we contribute to the efforts to save […]

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Together, let’s make COVID-19 history – CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Reading Time: 3 minutes Combating COVID-19 Conference: A Collaborative Arduino Community Initiative to take place on April 2nd at 5pm CET To the Arduino community: Humanity is facing one of the most trying events in its history and as technologists, makers and designers we are asking ourselves how can we help.  How can we contribute to the efforts to save […]