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The Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect is here

Reading Time: 4 minutes It was back in January that we first introduced you to the Arduino Nano RP2040 Connect. The first Arduino board to include Raspberry Pi silicon. It’s been a roller coaster ride getting it to you, and enthusiasm during the wait has been incredibly encouraging. The wait, you’ll be glad to hear, is over. The RP2040 […]

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Welcome Raspberry Pi to the world of microcontrollers

Reading Time: 2 minutes ‘Raspberry and chips,’ not something you’d like to eat but in the world of silicon it’s actually a great combination. Eben Upton recently shared with us Raspberry Pi’s exciting vision for a revolutionary product that they were working on: a microcontroller, the RP2040, based on Raspberry Pi silicon. The news was both disruptive and exciting […]

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Raspberry Pi robot prompts proper handwashing

Reading Time: 3 minutes Amol Deshmukh from the University of Glasgow got in touch with us about a social robot designed to influence young people’s handwashing behaviour, which the design team piloted in a rural school in Kerala, India. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBFy3LI890s?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] In the pilot study, the hand-shaped Pepe robot motivated a 40% increase in the quality and levels of […]

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Raspberry Pi listening posts ‘hear’ the Borneo rainforest

Reading Time: 2 minutes These award-winning, solar-powered audio recorders, built on Raspberry Pi, have been installed in the Borneo rainforest so researchers can listen to the local ecosystem 24/7. The health of a forest ecosystem can often be gaged according to how much noise it creates, as this signals how many species are around. And you can listen to […]

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Rotary encoders: Raise a Glitch Storm | Hackspace 34

Reading Time: 7 minutes A Glitch Storm is an explosive torrent of musical rhythms and sound, all generated from a single line of code. In theory, you can’t do this with a Raspberry Pi running Python – in this month’s new issue, out now, the HackSpace magazine team lovingly acquired a tutorial from The Mag Pi team to throw […]

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International Space Station Tracker | The MagPi 96

Reading Time: 4 minutes Fancy tracking the ISS’s trajectory? All you need is a Raspberry Pi, an e-paper display, an enclosure, and a little Python code. Nicola King looks to the skies The e-paper display mid-refresh. It takes about three seconds to refresh, but it’s fast enough for this kind of project Standing on his balcony one sunny evening, […]

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Auto-blow bubbles with a Raspberry Pi-powered froggy

Reading Time: 2 minutes 8 Bits and a Byte created this automatic bubble machine, which is powered and controlled by a Raspberry Pi and can be switched on via the internet by fans of robots and/or bubbles. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mp7LrYoTGsY?feature=oembed&w=500&h=281] They chose a froggy-shaped bubble machine, but you can repurpose whichever type you desire; it’s just easier to adapt a […]

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Watch wildlife with a Raspberry Pi nature camera| Hackspace 33

Reading Time: 6 minutes The past few months have given us ample opportunity to stare at the creatures that reside outside. In issue 33 of Hackspace Magazine, out today, Rosie Hattersley looks at ways to track them. It’s been a remarkable spring and early summer, and not just because many of us have had more time than usual to […]

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3D Printed Artefacts in the Classroom with Museum in a Box

Reading Time: 3 minutes Bringing a new dimension to history and museum education, the Museum in a Box is a brilliant interactive learning experience. It uses 3D printed objects with NFC chips to trigger audio commentary, all managed by a Raspberry Pi. A field-trip to a museum is an integral part of every schoolkid’s education. It’s a rite of […]

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You can now use Arduino to program Linux IoT devices

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can now use Arduino to program Linux IoT devices Arduino Team — March 13th, 2018 Today, at Embedded Linux Conference 2018, Arduino announced the expansion of the number of architectures supported by its Arduino Create platform for the development of IoT applications. With this new release, Arduino Create users can manage and program a […]

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OpenCat: 3D Print Your Own Robotic Cat

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’ve always wanted a cat, but happen to be allergic to feline friends, fear not as you can soon make your very own robotic cat. Thanks to a design by Rongzhong Li, a programmer, the robotic cat combines artificial intelligence with some pretty exciting features. As part of his “OpenCat” project, Li designed a […]

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3D Print Your Own Raspberry Pi Airplay BoomBox

Reading Time: 3 minutes Create your own Raspberry Pi Airplay Boombox using a 3D printer, the Raspberry Pi Zero W, free software, and electronics. However, be warned that soldering and electronics knowledge is required for this project. Adafruit Industries have come up with a design using the Raspberry Pi Zero W which is both cute and practical – they’re calling it […]

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Creator Shows How To Make a 3D Scanner Using Rasperry Pi Cameras

Reading Time: 2 minutes The arrangement takes four images at the same time to create a 3D model of the object. A creator on Hackaday has developed a novel scanner which can instantly capture a 3D surface. Going by the name ‘Jolar’, the developer has been busy refining his 3D scanner project from Oxford Hackspace. The scanner consists of […]

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Asus TinkerBoard & Element14 PiDesktop Case – Review

Reading Time: 2 minutes We got our Hands on the new Asus TinkerBoard and the Element14 PiDesktop Case as seen below.. View this post on Instagram A post shared by BLOGDOTTV | #GAMES #LIFESTYLE (@blogdottv) @ASUS Tinker Board in Action!! #geek #technology #asus #tinkerboard #blogdottv A post shared by BLOGDOTTV | #GAMES #LIFESTYLE (@blogdottv) on Jul 15, 2017 at […]