Enviro+ Pi Hat for Indoors and Out Air Pollution Monitoring

The Raspberry pi hat, called Enviro+, comes from Pimoroni, which is pitching the add-on as a cheap alternative to expensive environmental monitoring stations. With an additional particulate matter sensor, the Pi-based air-monitoring device can be placed just outside a house. Without the additional sensor, it can be used to monitor indoor air characteristics. “Designed for […] Read more

How to Cool Your Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi single-board computer is a great choice for a wide variety of applications. Because it is designed to be tinkered with, one of the things users can do is overclock their Pi. However, overclocking can result in overheating and irreparable damage. The Pi is designed to run fairly hot; however, if you’re overclocking to get the best performance out of your Pi, you might run into problems. Fortunately,... Read more

Smart Backpack With Gps Tracking and Automatic Lights #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Sensor loaded backpack shared by szymonszymczak on Instructables:In this instructable we’ll make a smart backpack that can track our position, speed and has automated lights that can keep us safe at night. I use 2 sensors to detect if it’s on your shoulders to make sure it doesn’t go off when it doesn’t have to, a pull detector(that i made myself) to see if the straps are pulled and an... Read more

New Products 6/19/19 Featuring Adafruit #AirLift Shield – ESP32 WiFi Co-Processor! (Video)

New Products 6/19/19 Featuring Adafruit #AirLift Shield – #ESP32 WiFi Co-Processor! (Video)Raspberry Pi Compute Module 3+ Dev Kit with Two Computer Modules (0:08) USB C Powered Soldering Iron – Adjustable Temperature Pen-Style – TS80 (0:47) HDMI Dummy Plug (4:00) 4-H Circuit Playground Express – Base Kit (4:36) Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor Bonnet for Raspberry Pi (5:15) Adafruit AirLift Shield – ESP32 WiFi Co-Processor (7:13) Read more

FT1 Pi Zero Based Retro-Style Terminal

John Kennedy has built a beautiful retro style terminal called FT1 which is equipped with a Raspberry Pi Zero sbc, a cheap LCD screen and usb keyboard. The maker has also provided complete instructions on how to create your very own retro-styled terminal. “This is a brief description of how to build a retro-styled terminal, […] Read more

1970s E Ink YouTube Counter #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

via Marint Mander on hackster.ioThis iconic 1970s digital clock now has a new life displaying YouTube statistics, thanks to a funky Pimoroni “Inky pHAT” E Ink display and a Raspberry Pi Zero. It uses a simple Python script to query the YouTube API on a regular basis, refreshing the display with the data it retrieves, displaying the very latest site stats. !Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure... Read more

Playback Your Favourite Records with Plynth @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

via RaspberryPi.orgPlynth uses a Raspberry Pi and Pi Camera Module to identify cover artwork and play the respective album on your sound system, via your preferred streaming service or digital library. As for Plynth’s innards? The stand houses a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and Camera Module, and relies on “a combination of the Google Vision API and OpenCV, which is great because there’s a lot of documentation online for both of... Read more

Make a Wireless AI Security System #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

From Jim Ewing, Lucas E on Hackster.io:We took on the challenge of re-tasking a $5 Raspberry Pi Zero W computer-on-a-stick and a $25 Pi Camera using the latest software platforms available to create an intelligent security system that recognizes people in front of the camera and notifies the owner via SMS text messages or email.Each Friday is PiDay here at Adafruit! Be sure to check out our posts, tutorials and... Read more

Ghost-Hunting in Schools with Raspberry Pi @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

via RaspberryPi.orgThe Digital Ghost Hunt combines coding education, augmented reality, and live performance to create an immersive storytelling experience. It begins when a normal school assembly is disrupted by the unscheduled arrival of Deputy Undersecretary Quill of the Ministry of Real Paranormal Hygiene, there to recruit students into the Department’s Ghost Removal Section. She explains that the Ministry needs the students’ help because children have the unique ability to see... Read more