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Announcing the Touch Less, Do More Challenge

Reading Time: 4 minutes [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkvsczf9h0Q?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we interact with people, things, and the world around us. We’re calling on the community to use an Arduino Nano or MKR board to build solutions that can help us practice better social distancing, improve queue management, or enable touch-free technologies. Stepping out from our homes, to […]

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New MKR WAN 1310 for LoRa connectivity comes with 2MByte Flash and extended battery life

Reading Time: 2 minutes New MKR WAN 1310 for LoRa connectivity comes with 2MByte Flash and extended battery life Arduino Team — October 10th, 2019 We’re excited to announce the launch of the Arduino MKR WAN 1310, which offers a practical and cost-effective solution for those looking to add LoRa connectivity to their projects.  The new MKR WAN 1310 […]

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LoRa security camera detects and transmits trespasser data

Reading Time: 2 minutes LoRa security camera detects and transmits trespasser data Arduino Team — July 4th, 2019 Security cameras are a great way to deter theft and vandalism, but what if the camera is out of WiFi range, or otherwise would need long cables to transmit pictures? As explained here, Tegwyn Twmffat has an interesting solution–taking advantage of […]

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Remote weather station gets LoRa upgrade

Reading Time: 2 minutes After deploying a remote weather station over two years ago, self-proclaimed ugly pirate Tecwyn Twmffat needed a better wireless communication solution.  Originally, his installation used a GPRS modem to transmit data over the cellular network, and while this normally worked quite well, the module would get booted off the network during updates. Additionally, its solar […]