Posts Tagged ‘Arduino’

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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Crowdfunding Watch: Arduino OLED, Wireless in-ear headphones, Sensor shields

Let’s continue our series looking at some of the good projects surfacing via crowdfunding, on sites like KickStarter. You never know, you may be tempted to contribute, and help make something happen…


The MicroView is described as the first chip-sized Arduino compatible OLED display that lets you…

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Arduino gets a Bluetooth Smart dev kit

Ahead of Embedded World things are getting busy on the development board front. As well as Intel apparently squeezing an x86 devkit onto an SD Card, Arduino is getting a Bluetooth Smart dev kit from Nordic Semiconductor, writes Steve Bush.

The SDK is compatible with a range of Arduino, ChipKIT…

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Raspberry Pi becomes a complete computer, with Arduino

There could be a new single-box computer out there if this Raspberry Pi project on Kickstarter comes through.

Folks at a company called GeekRoo had the idea of fitting all the messy bits needed to run a Raspberry Pi, including the Pi and lots more, into one neat box…

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Poll: Which development board are you using?

Let’s run a quick devkit popularity poll. It’s an obvious question to ask on Gadget Master – which, if any, development board are you using?

We’ve written about an Arduino add-on today – see the Pixy vision sensor add-on – but of course there are also all the…

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MagPi and Not-one-but-many Arcade Machine Emulators

We always flag the latest issue of MagPi, the magazine devoted to the popular dev board… and the August issue is out.

What’s in issue #15? There’s a look at using Nanpy to connect your Raspberry Pi to An Arduino, there’s Part 2 “Advanced Operation” of the…

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A coffee please Rapiro, my little Raspberry Pi powered humanoid

Meet Rapiro, he’s a little programmable humanoid. According to its makers, “Rapiro can walk with its feet, can grip a pen, and can turn its head and waist”. He can even make you coffee, in theory.

The Japanese robot kit comes complete with an Arduino-compatible servo controller (it…

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Arduino powers remote chess moves in (almost) real time

There may be many things you could do with a robotic arm capable of moving in two dimensions, but how about using Arduino to provide the physical moves of a remote chess game?

You make a move on your board and the system wirelessly transmits the info for the corresponding…

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Most read Gadget Master posts in April

Time once more to consider which posts have most clicked with your fellow Gadget Master readers… What has been most read in the month of April?

Topics covered include: an Udoo board, LED cubes, Android and Lego, an electric skateboard…

Taking it in reverse order, for maximum suspense:

10. Udoo…

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Remote control your Pi, Arduino, PIC via Bluetooth

It’s always great to get submissions from readers (to, please), so thanks to Ian for sending us this one. More than a controller for Arduino, he describes it as an all-purpose Bluetooth controller app for Android:
“BTInterface is an Android application for communicating with a…

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