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Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards call for IoT entries

Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards call for IoT entries

There’s a call for entries for the 2016 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards. Who knows, maybe it’s time to polish your IoT prototype for presentation on a wider stage?

Run by the Bluetooth SIG the awards are meant to recognizes “the best products, applications, prototypes, and student projects that use…

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Rohde & Schwarz oscilloscope competition

Rohde & Schwarz oscilloscope competition

How about a chance to get your hands on a Rohde & Schwarz HMO1002 oscilloscope, worth at least £600? We actually have three scopes to give away, in association with Rohde & Schwarz.

To further encourage you to enter, there will be 25 Rohde & Schwarz branded power banks mobile…

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Intel International Science and Engineering Fair - Gadget Masters scoop prizes Read More
Computer components transform into beautiful insects

Computer components transform into beautiful insects

When art meet technology the results can be interesting, or – in this case – very beautiful. Do take five minutes to look at the creations of Portsmouth-based artist Julie Alice Chappell.

Okay, first things first, these components transformed into beautiful insects are not disguised micro-drones or in any way…

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DevBoard Watch: Samsung's ARTIK plays for IoT

DevBoard Watch: Samsung's ARTIK plays for IoT

Beaglebone, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Udoo, RIoT, Netduino… The list of development boards is long and familiar, but here’s a new one making a play to be first choice for the Internet of Things…

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Gadget Watch: Sony lights up Bluetooth LED speaker Read More
Raspberry Pi camera beacon powered by solar panels

Raspberry Pi camera beacon powered by solar panels

Here’s a neat idea. Using a beacon-like radio transmitter to share live images taken by a remote small camera. And the wireless camera module works on ‘its own’ power without being connected to the electricity mains.

The creator writes:
Since the device will transmit using a simple radio…

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MIT underwater robots demonstrate cognitive control Read More
Finalists take the grid for Sci Fi your Pi challenge Read More
Line tracking robot car driven by Arduino Leonardo Read More
Picture of the day: Nasa Greased Lightning UAV takes off Read More
Turning the Pi to Windows business

Turning the Pi to Windows business

Here’s an interesting one. The promise of Raspberry Pi access to a Windows application, or even desktop, by using a US firm’s RDP (remote desktop) client, which can run natively on the Pi’s Linux OS…

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