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DIY GPS tracker helps you locate your stolen bike

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — April 30th, 2021 Bicycle theft is, unfortunately, a very common problem. Most bicycle locks are easy to overcome, which makes bike theft a crime of opportunity. Recovering a stolen one is usually improbable, but this DIY GPS tracker could provide the help that you need. The GPS tracker, designed by Johan, is […]

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Capture the flag with a GPS, RFID and LoRa twist

Reading Time: 2 minutes Capture the flag with a GPS, RFID and LoRa twist Arduino Team — June 23rd, 2020 Capture the flag can be fun, but Karel Bousson has put a new spin on the game that allows you to compete against neighbors over who can keep a single item — a modified tool case — in their […]

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Build a Raspberry Pi chartplotter for your boat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Earlier this year, James Conger built a chartplotter for his boat using a Raspberry Pi. Here he is with a detailed explanation of how everything works: Building your own Chartplotter with a Raspberry Pi and OpenCPN Provides an overview of the hardware and software needed to put together a home-made Chartplotter with its own GPS […]

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Raspberry Pi as car computer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Carputers! Fabrice Aneche is documenting his ongoing build, which equips an older (2011) car with some of the features a 2018 model might have: thus far, a reversing camera (bought off the shelf, with a modified GUI to show the date and the camera’s output built with Qt and Golang), GPS and offline route guidance. […]