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Trakcore is a Nano 33 IoT-based posture correction device

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — August 31st, 2021 Poor posture is an epidemic for nearly anyone who spends an excessive amount of time sitting, and this can lead to a whole host of problems later in life. Some of these might include back pain, limited range of motion, and muscle tightness. Recognizing that his own posture was […]

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Giving Google Glass a run for its money

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — August 27th, 2021 Google rarely enters the hardware world and when they do, they receive a mixed reception. The smart glasses were very controversial when they first launched, due to privacy and fashion concerns. But the idea was a good one: a wearable computer that gave you a heads-up display (HUD) at […]

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This wearable device sends an alert whenever it detects a fall

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — July 2nd, 2021 A dangerous fall can happen to anyone, but they are particularly dangerous among the elderly as that demographic might not have effective ways to get help when needed. Rather than having to purchase an expensive device that costs up to $100 per month to use, Nathaniel F. on Hackster wanted to build […]

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Use your smartphone to control Wilson the IoT hat

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — June 21st, 2021 Wearable displays are nothing new, but many of them lack that all-important “fun” element. That’s why OlivierZ over on Instructables created Wilson the IoT hat. The smart hat contains a large 232mm by 22mm flexible LED strip on its front that prominently shows rainbow text across a 71×7 LED matrix. The whole thing […]

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DiaFit is a customizable glucose monitor system based on the Nano 33 IoT

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — June 2nd, 2021 While diabetes is still very much a serious disease, medical advancements over the past few decades make it much easier to live with. Wearable glucose monitors in particular provide a convenient way for people to keep an eye on their blood sugar, so they can get the extra insulin […]

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Channel your inner Wolverine with these 3D-printed, muscle-controlled bionic claws

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — May 1st, 2021 In the fictional Marvel Universe, Wolverine has sets of claws that pop out of his hands as if they were natural parts of his body. While a seemingly fantastic concept, myoelectric sensors are able to pick up on muscle movements in order to illicit a response. YouTuber MERT Arduino […]

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Finger Bend is a DIY textile flex sensor

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — April 13th, 2021 You can turn on an LED with a button or switch, but what about by bending your finger? Willpower Studios’ textile flex sensor, dubbed Finger Bend, presents a method for such an interface. Inside the custom sleeve is a piece of piezoresistive stretch fabric, which is attached by copper […]

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This futuristic-looking device actively discourages you from touching your face

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — April 2nd, 2021 For a variety of reasons, including potential virus transmission, it’s a bad idea to touch your face too often. If you need a little “help” to break this habit, then you might consider the STOP Face Touching Device by DesignMaker. The system takes the form of a very sci-fi-looking […]

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This DIY watch works but for only a limited amount of time

Reading Time: < 1 minute This DIY watch works but for only a limited amount of time Arduino Team — December 5th, 2020 The Nano is one of our smallest boards, and as YouTuber Craft Channel has proven, it’s tiny enough to act as the brains of a wristwatch. This DIY wearable device features a nicely made wooden enclosure, with […]

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Student designs his own pair of smart glasses with a transparent OLED display and Arduino Nano Every

Reading Time: < 1 minute Student designs his own pair of smart glasses with a transparent OLED display and Arduino Nano Every Arduino Team — July 24th, 2020 For his school science fair, Mars Kapadia decided to take things up a notch and create his own pair of smart glasses. The wearable device, which went on to place in the state […]

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This Arduino-powered LED matrix mask responds to your voice

Reading Time: < 1 minute This Arduino-powered LED matrix mask responds to your voice Arduino Team — June 2nd, 2020 When wearing a face mask nowadays, you can’t show expressions in the same ways that we’re all accustomed to. As a possible solution to this problem, programmer Tyler Glaiel decided to create a custom covering, with an 8×8 LED matrix […]

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BiTipText enables text entry across two index finger-worn keyboards

Reading Time: < 1 minute BiTipText enables text entry across two index finger-worn keyboards Arduino Team — May 5th, 2020 Typing with your thumbs on a smartphone has become an everyday activity for many, but what if you could enter text by simply tapping on your index fingers? With BiTipText, that may soon be a reality.  The researchers’ prototype consists […]

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Nailz turns your fingernails into wearable input system for smart devices

Reading Time: 2 minutes Nailz turns your fingernails into wearable input system for smart devices Arduino Team — May 4th, 2020 Researchers at UNIST in South Korea have developed a novel system for smart device input using touch-sensitive fingernails, called Nailz. As noted in the team’s paper, fingernails have long served as a site for body extension and are […]

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Give your memory a boost with Newrons

Reading Time: 2 minutes Give your memory a boost with Newrons Arduino Team — January 28th, 2020 When you get a notification on your smartphone, more often than not, you’re doing something more pressing. You then silence the alarm, and perhaps forget about it. Nick Bild, however, has created a pair of smart glasses that take a new “look” […]