Latest Electronic Gadget News: Arduino Projects

Arduino and Sharebot announce Materia 101 3D printer

Arduino opens a front in 3D printing. The open source hardware platform has combined with Sharebot to announce Materia 101. It’s described as a precision 3D printer, designed and developed in Italy,” thanks to the collaboration of two companies working with a similar approach to technology”. With the official…

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Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101 targets IoT via secured Wi-Fi

One for those of the Arduino persuasion… Welcome the Arduino Wi-Fi Shield 101 and its support for secure Wi-Fi connectivity, designed for the prototyping of Internet of Things (IoT) applications based on the Arduino platform…

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Follow that car, Arduino!

This one could be of interest to a Gadget Master looking to track moving objects, such as a vehicle. Want to monitor your elderly parent, perhaps, or keep an eye on your son or daughter’s first driving adventures… OpenTracker v2 is an Arduino-based system, so we are on…

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DuinoKit Essential Project is a briefcase full of learning

Here’s a good one – an Arduino based project to help the teaching of electronics and programming. The DuinoKit Essential Project (DEP) is a briefcase full of learning! It’s fresh on KickStarter, the crowdfunding site for getting project ideas off the ground. The man behind it is a maths…

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DevBoard Watch: From Uno to Arduino Zero

Those suffering from IoT overload look away now… Welcome the Arduino Zero, jointly developed by Atmel and Arduino, and targeted at “the next generation of IoT development”. It’s described as “a 32-bit extension” of the Arduino Uno – which is also 32-bit, note – and basically offers higher performance…

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Arduino to donate $30k, and it's open to suggestions

Arduino is generously donating $30,000 to promote open source culture and innovation, and it’s looking to involve the wider community to help select 10 projects that could benefit from the support. Arduino is based on the contribution of many other open source projects. Arduino is grateful to these…

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Happy Birthday Arduino!

Now you are ten… Saturday 29th March marks the 10th anniversary of the creation of the Arduino board, the open-source hardware designed around an Atmel MCU. And to mark the occasion, the people behind it are marking Arduino Day. “Arduino invites all Arduino user groups, makerspaces, hackerspaces, fablabs, associations…

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DevBoard Watch: RFduino, the tiny Arduino-compatible Cortex-M0 board

Here’s one for Gadget Masters to note, from Embedded World 2014 in Nuremberg. It’s an ultra-miniature computer board from supplier RFdigital, writes Richard Wilson. Called RFduino, the tiny Arduino-compatible Cortex-M0 based board is notable for its Bluetooth v4.0 (Low Energy) interface and 256kbyte on…

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