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PocketView is an LED display that shows info through clothes and other fabrics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 16th, 2021 When receiving a notification on your phone, it can be a tedious process to take the device out of a pocket, unlock the screen, and then read the message. In order to make viewing simple information much faster, University of Waterloo researchers developed a small pocketable display that can […]

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Old dining table converted into the ultimate poker table using Arduino and LEDs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — September 29th, 2021 Poker is a fun game to play with a group of friends or as part of a league, and manually having to keep track of turns by passing a dealer chip around can get tiresome… quickly. Redditor tatey13 had the idea to build a custom poker table with some […]

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This lamp consists of 122 LED-lit domes on a sphere, controllable over Bluetooth

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — August 11th, 2021 There are already countless projects that utilize individually addressable RGB LED strips in some way or another, except most of them lack a “wow” factor. This is one problem that Philipp Niedermayer’s Sphere2 Lamp does not suffer from, as it is a giant sphere comprised of 122 smaller domes (cut ping pong […]

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Pomodor-glow! Improve your study session with this colorful countdown timer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — July 28th, 2021 Studying without getting distracted can pose a significant challenge to students, which is why having small productivity hacks could be beneficial. Alexandra Charland — who goes by alch_emist on Instructables — wanted to try out the popular Pomodoro technique, which involves working for 25 minutes uninterrupted and then taking […]

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This shield brings a tic-tac-toe game to your Arduino Mega, complete with an AI opponent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — June 22nd, 2021 Tic-tac-toe is a nearly perfect time-wasting game as it’s quick to play, easy to learn, and has a very small set of rules, which makes it ideal for implementation on a microcontroller. Michael Klements wanted to take it a step further and add a simple AI that can effectively […]

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PIR sensors automatically light up workbench zones

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — May 21st, 2021 Jeremy Cook recently constructed a workbench out of wood and plastic supports, and after several iterations, he’s enhanced it with LEDs to selectively shine light where he’s working. Initially, this meant a simple strip of 12V non-addressable lighting that turned on and off. He then augmented it further using […]

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Bringing Snake to your coffee table

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — April 21st, 2021 Snake is a classic game — more a genre of games — that dates all the way back to 1976 with the release of the Blockade arcade game. Many consoles and devices have received variations of Snake, putting it in the same league as Tetris and block breakers. Now Ty and Gig Builds have used […]

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Play Simon and the piano on this glowing geodesic dome

Reading Time: < 1 minute Play Simon and the piano on this glowing geodesic dome Arduino Team — February 18th, 2021 Geodesic domes, approximately spherical structures made from an arrangement of triangular faces, are fascinating in and of themselves. Add light and sound, as was done here by students at the University of Málaga in Spain, and you have something truly magical. […]

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Turn your staircase into a flaircase with this LED system

Reading Time: 2 minutes Turn your staircase into a flaircase with this LED system Arduino Team — January 22nd, 2021 If you live in a house with stairs and have to traipse up and down at night, it’s best to have some sort of light that guides you. Although a cell phone can work just fine, or you could […]

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This 3D-printed UFO lamp will leave you amoosed!

Reading Time: < 1 minute This 3D-printed UFO lamp will leave you amoosed! Arduino Team — January 11th, 2021 As we all know, when aliens descend from outer space, they often beam bovine up for testing and observation. While you might not have the privilege of seeing this process in action, “OneldMONstr” has created the next best thing: a miniature model of […]

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NASA control panel lights up kids’ imaginations

Reading Time: 2 minutes NASA control panel lights up kids’ imaginations Arduino Team — December 17th, 2020 As a gift for his sister-in-law who runs a daycare, “r570sv” built a NASA-inspired control panel for the kids there to use. She had enjoyed seeing an earlier – and perhaps less kid-friendly – version that he made, so this would seem to […]

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Living Pixels is a light frame that comes alive when you leave

Reading Time: 2 minutes Living Pixels is a light frame that comes alive when you leave Arduino Team — December 15th, 2020 As smart devices become more ingrained in our everyday lives, it’s perhaps only natural that we start to think of them as living things. What if such gadgets actually did have personalities and emotions that we as […]

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These side glow fiber optic panels make beautiful wall decor

Reading Time: < 1 minute These side glow fiber optic panels make beautiful wall decor Arduino Team — December 9th, 2020 Side glow fiber optics – unlike their cousins that efficiently transmit light from one point to another – emit a glow along the length of each strand when light is applied. This creates a beautiful effect, which Andrei Erdei […]

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10 most popular modules and sensors for the Arduino UNO all on one board

Reading Time: 2 minutes 10 most popular modules and sensors for the Arduino UNO all on one board Arduino Team — December 1st, 2020 Getting started with electronics and sensing the world around you is now easier than ever with the new all-in-one Arduino Sensor Kit from Arduino, in partnership with Seeed.    The 10 most popular modules and sensors […]