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PsyLink is a low-cost, non-invasive EMG interface based on the Nano 33 BLE Sense

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — January 10th, 2022 Non-invasive EMG interfaces have the potential to solve many problems that afflict those who suffer from a disability or simply want a more efficient way to perform a task. This is what led one maker, who goes by the name “Hut,” to create their own open source device called PsyLink. […]

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This Arduino device knows how a bike is being ridden using tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 28th, 2021 Fabio Antonini loves to ride his bike, and while nearly all bike computers offer information such as cadence, distance, speed, and elevation, they lack the ability to tell if the cyclist is sitting or standing at any given time. So, after doing some research, he came across an example project […]

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This Arduino device can detect which language is being spoken using tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 8th, 2021 Although smartphone users have had the ability to quickly translate spoken words into nearly any modern language for years now, this feat has been quite tough to accomplish on small, memory-constrained microcontrollers. In response to this challenge, Hackster.io user Enzo decided to create a proof-of-concept project that demonstrated how an embedded device […]

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This tinyML system helps soothe your dog’s separation anxiety with sounds of your voice

Reading Time: 2 minutes This tinyML system helps soothe your dog’s separation anxiety with sounds of your voice Arduino Team — November 17th, 2021 Due to the ongoing pandemic, Nathaniel Felleke’s family dog, Clairette, had gotten used to having people around her all the time and thus developed separation anxiety when the family would leave the house. But thanks […]

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Move! makes burning calories a bit more fun

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 25th, 2021 Gamifying exercise allows people to become more motivated and participate more often in physical activities while also being distracted by doing something fun at the same time. This inspired a team of students from the Handong Global University in Pohang, South Korea to come up with a system, dubbed “Move!,” […]

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Mapping Dance syncs movement and stage lighting using tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 22nd, 2021 Being able to add dynamic lighting and images that can synchronize with a dancer is important to many performances, which rely on both music and visual effects to create the show. Eduardo Padrón aimed to do exactly that by monitoring a performer’s moves with an accelerometer and triggering the appropriate AV experience […]

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This tinyML device counts your squats while you focus on your form

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 22nd, 2021 Getting in your daily exercise is vital to living a healthy life and having proper form when squatting can go a long way towards achieving that goal without causing joint pain from doing them incorrectly. The Squats Counter is a device worn around the thigh that utilizes machine learning […]

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Use the Nano 33 BLE Sense’s IMU and gesture sensor to control a DJI Tello drone

Reading Time: 2 minutes Use the Nano 33 BLE Sense’s IMU and gesture sensor to control a DJI Tello drone Arduino Team — September 8th, 2021 Piloting a drone with something other than a set of virtual joysticks on a phone screen is exciting due to the endless possibilities. DJI’s Tello can do just this, as it has a […]

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Monitor the pH levels of a hydroponic plant’s water supply with Arduino and tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Monitor the pH levels of a hydroponic plant’s water supply with Arduino and tinyML Arduino Team — September 2nd, 2021 Many plants are notorious for how picky they are about their environmental conditions. Having the wrong temperature, humidity, soil type, and even elevation can produce devastating effects. But none are perhaps as important and overlooked […]

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Predicting a lithium-ion battery’s life cycle with tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Predicting a lithium-ion battery’s life cycle with tinyML Arduino Team — August 24th, 2021 Nothing is perhaps more frustrating than suddenly discovering your favorite battery-powered device has shut down due to a lack of charge, and because almost no one finds joy in calculating how long it will live based on current consumption levels/time used, […]

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Power of Python for Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect and Nano 33 BLE

Reading Time: 3 minutes Python support for three of the hottest Arduino boards out there is now yours. Through our partnership with OpenMV, the Nano RP2040 Connect, Nano 33 BLE and Nano 33 BLE Sense can now be programmed with the popular MicroPython language. Which means you get OpenMV’s powerful computer vision and machine learning capabilities thrown in. OpenMV […]

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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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Meet your new table tennis coach, a tinyML-powered paddle!

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — July 23rd, 2021 Shortly after the COVID-19 pandemic began, Samuel Alexander and his housemates purchased a ping pong set and began to play — a lot. Becoming quite good at the game, Alexander realized that his style was not consistent with how more professional table tennis players hit the ball, as he simply taught […]

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The Snoring Guardian listens while you sleep and vibrates when you start to snore

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — July 20th, 2021 Snoring is an annoying problem that affects nearly half of all adults and can cause others to lose sleep. Additionally, the ailment can be a symptom of a more serious underlying condition, so being able to know exactly when it occurs could be lifesaving. To help solve this issue, Naveen built […]