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Citizen science traffic monitoring with Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 2 minutes Homes in Madrid, Dublin, Cardiff, Ljubljana, and Leuven are participating in the Citizens Observing UrbaN Transport (WeCount) project, a European Commission–funded research project investigating sustainable economic growth. 1,500 Raspberry Pi traffic sensors will be distributed to homes in the five cities to gather data on traffic conditions. Every hour, the devices will upload information to […]

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Custom weather station enhances and modifies electronic music

Reading Time: 2 minutes Custom weather station enhances and modifies electronic music Arduino Team — October 25th, 2018 While the environment is important for any musical performance, generally it’s not an active part of the show. Adrien Kaeser, though, has come up with a device called the “Weather Thingy“ that integrates climate-related events directly into electronic music performances. It’s […]

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MagPi 71: Run Android on Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey folks, Rob here with good news about the latest edition of The MagPi! Issue 71, out right now, is all about running Android on Raspberry Pi with the help of emteria.OS and Android Things. Android and Raspberry Pi, two great tastes that go great together! Android and Raspberry Pi A big part of our […]

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Tackling climate change and helping the community

Reading Time: 3 minutes In today’s guest post, seventh-grade students Evan Callas, Will Ross, Tyler Fallon, and Kyle Fugate share their story of using the Raspberry Pi Oracle Weather Station in their Innovation Lab class, headed by Raspberry Pi Certified Educator Chris Aviles. United Nations Sustainable Goals The past couple of weeks in our Innovation Lab class, our teacher, […]

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2017 Weather Station round-up

Reading Time: 3 minutes As we head into 2018 and start looking forward to longer days in the Northern hemisphere, I thought I’d take a look back at last year’s weather using data from Raspberry Pi Oracle Weather Stations. One of the great things about the kit is that as well as uploading all its readings to the shared […]

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Visualising Weather Station data with Initial State

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since we launched the Oracle Weather Station project, we’ve collected more than six million records from our network of stations at schools and colleges around the world. Each one of these records contains data from ten separate sensors — that’s over 60 million individual weather measurements! Weather station measurements in Oracle database Weather data collection […]