Scale up your dragon costume with wings that extend, flap and retract

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 1st, 2021 This year for Halloween, Quint BUILDs wanted to make something special for his daughter’s costume. Quint’s idea was to design and fabricate a pair of mechatronic dragon wings that can mount to a user’s back and move in three different modes by utilizing a set of pneumatic air cylinders.  The prototype began…… Continue reading Scale up your dragon costume with wings that extend, flap and retract

5 Games, mit denen ihr Halloween feiern könnt

Reading Time: 4 minutes Süßes sonst gibt’s Saures? Von wegen! Wenn ihr dieses Jahr keine Lust habt vor die Tür zu gehen, können wir euch einen schaurig schönen Abend vor der Konsole nur wärmstens empfehlen. Euch fehlt dazu noch das passende Spiel? Dann seid ihr hier genau richtig! Nachfolgend stellen wir euch fünf richtig gute Games vor, die auch…… Continue reading 5 Games, mit denen ihr Halloween feiern könnt

The Howff 3D scanning rig| The MagPi 99

Reading Time: 4 minutes How do you create a 3D model of a historic graveyard? With eight Raspberry Pi computers, as Rob Zwetsloot discovers in the latest issue of The MagPi magazine, out now. The software builds up the 3D model of the graveyard “In the city centre of Dundee is a historical burial ground, The Howff,” says Daniel…… Continue reading The Howff 3D scanning rig| The MagPi 99

Viveport Infinity’s Top 10 Scary VR Titles for Halloween

Reading Time: 5 minutes What’s lurking behind your headset this Halloween season? A mystery, a curse, a zombie, or an unfriendly spirit? This Halloween, Viveport Infinity is bringing the scares to you with our guide to the top 10 spooky virtual reality experiences full of terror and sure to make you scream.To up the horror level, we’re bringing back…… Continue reading Viveport Infinity’s Top 10 Scary VR Titles for Halloween

Gigantic pumpkin dispenses candy at the push of a button

Reading Time: 2 minutes Gigantic pumpkin dispenses candy at the push of a button Arduino Team — October 21st, 2020 YouTuber Brankly is going to be giving out candy in style this Halloween. Or, more accurately, his automated pumpkin system is going to take care of the task for him. His large fake jack-o’-lantern sits atop a hilariously smaller…… Continue reading Gigantic pumpkin dispenses candy at the push of a button

Monitor your GitHub build with a Raspberry Pi pumpkin

Reading Time: 4 minutes GitHub’s Martin Woodward has created a spooky pumpkin that warns you about the thing programmers find scariest of all — broken builds. Here’s his guest post describing the project: “When you are browsing code looking for open source projects, seeing a nice green passing build badge in the ReadMe file lets you know everything is…… Continue reading Monitor your GitHub build with a Raspberry Pi pumpkin

The Pixel Mask animates mouth movements for fun yet safe trick-or-treating

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Pixel Mask animates mouth movements for fun yet safe trick-or-treating Arduino Team — October 7th, 2020 While trick-or-treating may or may not be in effect this Halloween, if you’re planning to participate, a mask could be a good idea. To help add some “expression” to your COVID-19 facial covering, BuildXYZ has come up with the…… Continue reading The Pixel Mask animates mouth movements for fun yet safe trick-or-treating

Haunted House hacks

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spookify your home in time for Halloween with Rob Zwetsloot and these terror-ific projects! We picked four of our favourites from a much longer feature in the latest issue of The MagPi magazine, so make sure you check it out if you need more Haunted House hacks in your life. Raspberry Pi Haunted House This…… Continue reading Haunted House hacks

Every jack-o’-lantern needs a pair of animatronic eyes

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Every jack-o’-lantern needs a pair of animatronic eyes Arduino Team — October 31st, 2019 If you’d like your jack-o’-lantern to stand out, a pair of animatronic eyes should do the trick. While there are numerous ways that you can go about this, few (if any) look as good as the set made by Will Cogley…… Continue reading Every jack-o’-lantern needs a pair of animatronic eyes

Project anyone’s face onto your own with Raspberry Pi Zero

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sean Hodgins is back with a new Halloween-themed project, this time using a pico projector and a Raspberry Pi Zero to display images and animations onto a mask. It’s kinda creepy but very, very cool. Face Changing Projection Mask – Be Anyone Have a hard time deciding what to be on Halloween? Just be everything.…… Continue reading Project anyone’s face onto your own with Raspberry Pi Zero

5 Arduino projects to get you Halloween-spired

Reading Time: 2 minutes 5 Arduino projects to get you Halloween-spired Arduino Team — October 28th, 2019 October 31st is almost here and we’re all super excited, because this is the perfect time for some DIY fun! Nothing to wear? Not a problem! Need a spook-tacular decoration? We’ve got just the thing. To help get you into the spirit, we’ve…… Continue reading 5 Arduino projects to get you Halloween-spired

PlayStation Blogcast 347: Spooktacular ’19

Reading Time: 2 minutes Email us at blogcast@sony.com! Subscribe via iTunes, Spotify, Google or RSS, or download here Lock your doors, bolt your windows, and tune into a spooktacular episode of the Blogcast! On this horror-themed episode we chat about the upcoming MediEvil remake with producer Nick Accordino. We also share our favorite horror games, scariest gaming moments, and…… Continue reading PlayStation Blogcast 347: Spooktacular ’19

Dad-daughter MechWarrior suit ready for trick-or-treating

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Dad-daughter MechWarrior suit ready for trick-or-treating Arduino Team — October 31st, 2018 The idea of a mechanized walking suit to carry you around seems like a great idea, but having a practical leg assembly for it is still a futuristic concept. As seen here however, if you’re still a kid, you might be able to get…… Continue reading Dad-daughter MechWarrior suit ready for trick-or-treating

Trick or (the ultimate) treat!

Reading Time: < 1 minutes I’ll keep today’s blog post short and sweet, because Liz, Helen, and I are all still under the weather. Raspberry Pi 4! Don’t tell Eben, Liz, or the rest of the team I showed you this, but here’s your Halloween ‘trick or treat’ gift: an exclusive sneak peek at the Raspberry Pi 4. We’ll be back…… Continue reading Trick or (the ultimate) treat!

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