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Set your Raspberry Pi up to start a Mexican wave

Set your Raspberry Pi up to start a Mexican wave

Check this out. PubNub (a “global data streaming network”) has used a Raspberry Pi to create a system that makes a physical object mirror the movement of your hands, wherever you are in the world…

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Bayern Munich stadium catches the LED light

Bayern Munich stadium catches the LED light

Do I not like this one! The Allianz Arena, best known as the home of Bavarian legends Bayern Munich, is putting on the glitz with some help from LED lighting manufacturer Philips…

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A Raspberry Pi cure for the summertime blues

A Raspberry Pi cure for the summertime blues

The Raspberry Pi blog recently ran a cheerful piece about the retro restyling of a Raspberry Pi by using it to replace the interior workings of an old-fashioned Roberts portable radio – appropriately choosing a raspberry pink one, of course. It really wouldn’t look out of place on the…

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Evaporation power drives mini vehicle

Evaporation power drives mini vehicle

Check this one out. Scientists at New York’s Columbia University have discovered a way to use water evaporation as a source of energy to generate electricity…

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Arduino light-controlled theremin plays with light

Arduino light-controlled theremin plays with light

Think “theramin” and what comes to mind? The Doctor Who music? Or the original Star Trek theme? Or perhaps even Good Vibrations by the Beach Boys? Well, actually none of them uses a theremin, contrary to popular belief…

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MOVI Arduino shield supports programmable voice recognition

MOVI Arduino shield supports programmable voice recognition

Arduino will soon have a standalone voice recognition and synthesiser which has ‘full sentence capability’ and a 2GB internal dictionary. It can be programmed to recognise almost any complete English sentence and build a dialogue system to change its vocabulary…

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