Interactive European Monuments Board @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Fun project from Giannis Arvanitakis up on Hackster.io. The board consists of a wooden structure with various 3d printed monumets of Europe, and can be connected to any screen and speakers. In front of every monument there are two metal pins and when they are touched the screen shows information and photos of the monument while the same info are being played by the speakers. . Each Friday is PiDay... Read more

Streamed Raspberry Pi Camera Helps Bring High School Musical to Life @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

via The Pi Blog One of the difficulties of staging shows in our theatre are where to place the band and the musical director. We decided to put the band and MD at the back of the stage in front of our cyclorama. Whilst this sounded very good we found that the cast were missing cues from the MD as they couldn’t see him. I was tasked with finding a... Read more

Tiny Arduino clone starts at $14

A 15.24 x 15.24mm “Arduino Pico” board has launched on Kickstarter with a Leonardo-compatible 16MHz ATMEGA32U4 chip and a micro-USB port. A Toronto based startup called MellBell Electronics is closing in on funding its Arduino Pico Kickstarter project. Billed as “the world’s smallest Arduino board,” the Arduino Pico measures 0.6 x 0.6 inches, or 15.24mm squared. Read more

RFID RC522 (Raspberry Pi)

Basic tutorial of how to setup a RFID reader/writer (RC522) with the Raspberry Pi. Parts RPI 3 – https://goo.gl/CdVNoH4 Amp Power Adapter – https://goo.gl/js4Uc716GB Micro SD – https://goo.gl/FDqZalJumper Cable Assortment – https://goo.gl/7o34sLRFID Sensor – https://goo.gl/d7Gq5v Setup 1….By: piddlerintheroot Read more

ESP8266 Basement Monitor

My basement gets wet when it rains a lot so I wanted a way to monitor it.I decided to try using an ESP8266 as it has built in WiFi. I paired that with a DHT22 Humidity & Temperature Sensor and a float sensor to monitor my sump pump. Using the ESP8266 is easy enough as you can just use the Arduino I…By: The Soldering Station Read more

Intel ditches wearables

Intel has canned its wearables business, reports CNBC, a week after laying off IoT staff and ditching a raft of IoT products. Intel bought smartwatch maker Basis in 2014 but laid off 80% of its staff last November. Nowvthe rest of the wearables unit has gone. Wearable came under Intel’s New Technologies Group which is … This story continues at Intel ditches wearables Or just coverage at Electronics Weekly Read more

Raspberry Pi runs Netflix video streaming

A software development firm, with a liking for ARM-based systems, has demonstrated how it is possible to run Netflix on a Raspberry Pi and so turn it into a low cost home media streaming system. The firm is Eltechs, which is the company behind the ExaGear Desktop which enables x86 applications such as Skype, Teamviewer, MS … This story continues at Raspberry Pi runs Netflix video streaming Or just coverage at... Read more

Simple Motion Detector

Hello everybody! Today I’m going to show you how to make a really simple motion detector with a PIR sensor. Parts For the motion detector, you will need: Piezo buzzer (1) PIR sensor (1) Arduino Uno (1) LED (1) 10k Resistor Jumpers (several) Breadboard The Circuit Let’s get right in to the buil…By: DerpyCyclops Read more

Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton talks sales numbers, proudest moments, community projects, and Raspberry Pi 4 …

Here at BetaNews, we’re big fans and supporters of the Raspberry Pi. The super-affordable ARM GNU/Linux computer has brought programming back into schools (and beyond) and enjoyed staggering success, becoming the most successful British computer of all time, in just a few short years. I chatted with Eben Upton, creator of the Raspberry Pi, about his success, most memorable highlights, and plans for the future. BN: The last time we... Read more