Raspberry Pi 3 BLE Cat Door @Raspberry_Pi #PiDay #RaspberryPi

Awesome project and write-up from Jeremiah Mattison up on Hackster.io. The goal of this project is to build an IoT style motorized pet door so we can control which animals can come into the house. For this we are using BLE tags attached to the animals (cats) and the built-in Bluetooth module on the Raspberry Pi 3 which scans for the tags. We also have some indicator LEDs on the... Read more

Pi Zero W Soil Moisture Sensor and Slack #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

From Raspberry Coulis: We recently moved offices at work as we have been expanding over the last 12 months, and outgrew our old office. Our new office is fantastic and has its very own Garden Room, where we have a picnic bench, astro-turf flooring and, until recently, two office plants. However, as with any office there are times where people neglect the simple things and our office plants were the... Read more

Arduino and Raspberry Pi: using a microcontroller in your projects

If you want your next project to break beyond the limits of code and screens, you might want to consider adding an Arduino board to your Raspberry Pi. These simple, cheap controllers come in all shapes and sizes and allow you to easily measure, monitor, and manipulate the physical world. Arduinos are microcontrollers that make physical computing projects quick and easy to build. Whether you’re flashing LEDs, activating motors, or... Read more

Huge Bluetooth Attack Exposes 8 Billion Devices via Bluetooth on All Platforms

BlueBorne is a new way of attacking and getting complete control of the desktop, mobile, and IoT platforms using a Bluetooth vulnerability. Bluetooth is a communication and data exchanging standards that present in pretty much all of the today’s devices. The total number is estimated at over eight billion, which means that there are a lot of targets out there ready to be hacked. The vulnerability has been identified by... Read more

Notagrama Raspberry Pi Machine Vision Music Score Reader (video)

Daniel Marcial based in Mexico City has created a new Raspberry Pi powered music score reader called the Notagrama, which uses machine vision to read sheet music. The Raspberry Pi powered device is the first first didactic product to learn to read sheet music and the open source project is now available to back via […] ( …) (C) Copyright 2007-2016 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden without... Read more

Minecraft for the Nintendo 3DS is available today

Nintendo today announced a surprise launch of Minecraft for the 3DS handheld during one of its Nintendo Direct live streams. The game is available starting today on the Nintendo 3DS eShop, as soon as the company’s stream ends at around 7PM ET. Developer Mojang’s seminal pixel-art sandbox game has made its way to pretty much every other gaming platform out there, from Windows Phones to Oculus Rift headsets to even... Read more