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Arduino device trains BMW drivers to use turn signals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 26th, 2021 BMWs are known for many things: performance, luxury, quality, and pedigree. But BMW drivers are only known for one thing: being inconsiderate to others on the road. That stereotype is exemplified by a complete lack of turn signal usage, according to Marc Radinovic. To solve this issue and repair […]

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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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PoE USB Hub HAT for Raspberry Pi Zero

Reading Time: 2 minutes The PoE USB HUB HAT for Raspberry Pi is a double-decker board that features an Ethernet port and fully isolated SMPS (Switch Mode Power Supply) on the bottom board, with a second board stacked on top holding the three USB ports. Coming already assembled, the two boards are held together by hex pillars. Extra pillars […]

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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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Cyberdeck portable entertainment system

Reading Time: 3 minutes Encouraged by the success of his first electronics project in which he revived and added capacity to the HDMI ports of his Onkyo audio receiver, Justin began to cast around for what to make next. “The versatility, affordability, and size of Raspberry Pi really made it a smart buy during a time when I wasn’t […]

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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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Light Deck is a MIDI Lightroom controller

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 21st, 2021 Using Adobe Lightroom can be a tedious process, especially for those who don’t have their keyboards set up with a hundred macro shortcuts. Andrea Lunaro wanted to make this process easier by constructing a large, physical bank of buttons and potentiometers that can be used to perform a whole host […]

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Arduino enables USB mouse support on custom 6502 homebrew computer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 21st, 2021 The MOS Technology 6502 was one of the most popular processors of the 8-bit era. It found a home in legendary computers like the Commodore 64, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, and Apple II. Even the NES had a custom implementation of the 6502. Because the 6502 is so well […]

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This Arduino radio looks like something from 100 years ago

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 20th, 2021 As time has progressed, personal radios have shrunk from the size of a large filing cabinet down to a tiny circuit that can be integrated into other ICs. Instructables user exposedwire wanted to bring back the experience of a vintage 1920s radio set, so they built one out of wood that carries the […]

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Review: Electronic Clock for Raspberry Pi Pico

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lifting off the rear panel reveals the electronics and two female headers to mount your Raspberry Pi Pico (not included). First, however, you’ll need to flash Pico with the software. The online manual is confusing, as there’s no need to compile anything with terminal commands if using a Raspberry Pi: just drag the downloadable UF2 […]

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Interview: Matt Gray

Reading Time: < 1 minute A YouTuber with a penchant for making, with an amazing Raspberry Pi-powered Game Boy Camera

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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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This wizard-themed book nook diorama features a face detection system, LEDs, and an ePaper display

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — October 16th, 2021 The fantastical world of wizards and magic is one that can be explored by reading a book, and what better way to represent this than building your very own interactive diorama within a reading corner? Well, that is exactly what Andy of element14 Presents created when he combined a small […]

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Zippy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tomasz Burzy is among those enthralled by NASA’s endeavour. “I became interested in robotics a while ago and love seeing the work of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Boston Dynamics,” he says. “The Mars rovers quickly became my favourite pieces of engineering and when I saw Perseverance, I wanted to build a replica.” Unfortunately, Tomasz […]