Machine Learning made easy with Raspberry Pi, Adafruit and Microsoft

Reading Time: 3 minutes Machine learning can sound daunting even for experienced Raspberry Pi hobbyists, but Microsoft and Adafruit Industries are determined to make it easier for everyone to have a go. Microsoft’s Lobe tool takes the stress out of training machine learning models, and Adafruit have developed an entire kit around their BrainCraft HAT, featuring Raspberry Pi 4…… Continue reading Machine Learning made easy with Raspberry Pi, Adafruit and Microsoft

Drag-n-drop coding for Raspberry Pi Pico

Reading Time: 3 minutes Introducing Piper Make: a Raspberry Pi Pico-friendly drag-n-drop coding tool that’s free for anyone to use. The ‘Digital View’ option displays a dynamic view of Raspberry Pi Pico showing GPIO states Edtech startup Piper, Inc. launched this brand new browser-based coding tool on #PiDay. If you already have a Raspberry Pi Pico, head to make.playpiper.com…… Continue reading Drag-n-drop coding for Raspberry Pi Pico

Interactive origami art with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ross Symons is an incredible origami artist who harnessed Raspberry Pi and Bare Conductive’s Pi Cap board to bring his traditional paper creations to life in an interactive installation piece. Video by White On Rice Touchy-feely The Pi Cap is “[a]n easy-to-attach add-on board that brings capacitive sensing to your Raspberry Pi projects.” Capacitive sensing…… Continue reading Interactive origami art with Raspberry Pi

Adafruit guest post: Machine learning add-ons for Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hi folks, Ladyada here from Adafruit. The Raspberry Pi folks said we could do a guest post on our Adafruit BrainCraft HAT & Voice Bonnet, so here we go! Adafruit BrainCraft HAT for Raspberry Pi I’ve been engineering up a few Machine Learning devices that work with Raspberry Pi: BrainCraft HAT and the Voice Bonnet!…… Continue reading Adafruit guest post: Machine learning add-ons for Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Christmas Shopping Guide 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes The most wonderful time of the year is approaching! “Most wonderful” meaning the time when you have to figure out what gift best expresses your level of affection for various individuals in your life. We’re here to take away some of that stress for you — provided your favourite individuals like Raspberry Pi, of course.…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi Christmas Shopping Guide 2020

Vulkan update: merged to Mesa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today we have another guest post from Igalia’s Iago Toral, who has spent the past year working on the Mesa graphic driver stack for Raspberry Pi 4. Four months ago we announced that work on the Vulkan effort for Raspberry Pi 4 (v3dv) was progressing well, and that we were moving the development to an…… Continue reading Vulkan update: merged to Mesa

Website hosting on Raspberry Pi 4 with Mythic Beasts

Reading Time: 4 minutes Here’s Mythic Beast’s Pete Stevens to talk about how we run the Raspberry Pi website on Raspberry Pis, and how Mythic Beasts can run your site on Raspberry Pis too! Rent a Raspberry Pi In late 2016, Mythic Beasts launched a Raspberry Pi cloud, allowing you to rent a Raspberry Pi 3 as a service.…… Continue reading Website hosting on Raspberry Pi 4 with Mythic Beasts

OpenVX API for Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Raspberry Pi is excited to bring the Khronos OpenVX 1.3 API to our line of single-board computers. Here’s Kiriti Nagesh Gowda, AMD‘s MTS Software Development Engineer, to tell you more. OpenVX for computer vision OpenVX™ is an open, royalty-free API standard for cross-platform acceleration of computer vision applications developed by The Khronos Group. The Khronos…… Continue reading OpenVX API for Raspberry Pi

OctoPrint: a baby monitor for your 3D printer

Reading Time: 7 minutes In issue 32 of HackSpace magazine, out now, we talk to Gina Häußge, creator of OctoPrint – it sits on a Raspberry pi and monitors your 3D printer. Gina Häußge, creator and maintainer of OctoPrint There’s something enchanting about watching a 3D printer lay down hot plastic. Seeing an object take shape before your eyes…… Continue reading OctoPrint: a baby monitor for your 3D printer

Vulkan update: now with added source code

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today we have a guest post from Igalia’s Iago Toral, who has spent the past year working on the Mesa graphic driver stack for Raspberry Pi 4. It is almost five months since we announced the Vulkan effort for Raspberry Pi 4. It was great to see how many people were excited about this, and…… Continue reading Vulkan update: now with added source code

Raspberry Pi–powered robot farmers

Reading Time: 3 minutes We love seeing Raspberry Pi being used to push industry forward. Here’s an example of how our tiny computers are making an impact in agriculture.  Directed Machines is a small company on a mission to remove pollution and minimise human labour in land care. Their focus is to do more with less, so the affordable…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi–powered robot farmers

Meet your new robotic best friend: the MiRo-E dog

Reading Time: 3 minutes When you’re learning a new language, it’s easier the younger you are. But how can we show very young students that learning to speak code is fun? Consequential Robotics has an answer…The MiRo-E is an ’emotionally engaging’ robot platform that was created on a custom PCB  and has since moved onto Raspberry Pi. The creators…… Continue reading Meet your new robotic best friend: the MiRo-E dog

Raspberry Pi puts the heart back in mid-noughties nostalgia tech

Reading Time: 2 minutes Is it still the Easter holidays? Can anyone tell? Does it matter, when we have nostalgic tech bunny pets to share with you? These little bunnies can now do much more than when they first appeared. But they’re still incredibly cute – just look at that little lopsided-ear thing they do. [embedded content] The original…… Continue reading Raspberry Pi puts the heart back in mid-noughties nostalgia tech

How to set up OctoPrint on your Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 8 minutes If you own a 3D printer, you’ll likely have at least heard of OctoPrint from the ever benevolent 3D printing online community. It has the potential to transform your 3D printing workflow for the better, and it’s very easy to set up. This guide will take you through the setup process step by step, and…… Continue reading How to set up OctoPrint on your Raspberry Pi

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