People expect Internet of Things to grow

The huge growth of the Internet of Things shows no signs of slowing down in the next few years, new research claims. A report released today by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center has found that 85 percent of people believe that the world is set to become a more connected place than ever before. The research itself was inspired by the ever-growing number of cyber attacks... Read more

Kodi-Based OpenELEC 8.0.4 Linux Media Center OS Released, Here Is What's New

The monthly stable update of the OpenELEC embedded Linux entertainment operating system for Raspberry Pi and other supported single-board computers has arrived, and it is now available for download or update. OpenELEC 8.0.4 is a bugfix release to the OpenELEC 8.0 stable series of the Linux-based operating system based on the popular and cross-platform Kodi Media Center software. As expected, it ships with the latest Kodi 17.3 release that patches... Read more

Simple way to add touch screen to BeagleBone Black

In a novel twist an Australian firm has used the I²C serial interface to connect a touch display to a BeagleBone Black development board. Connecting an LCD to computer modules such as BeagleBone and Raspberry Pi, has always involved a degree of compromise. 4D Systems believes it is practical to use the I²C interface rather … Read full article: Simple way to add touch screen to BeagleBone Black Read more

Open hardware groups spread across the globe

After our group of friends founded a small open hardware community in El Salvador a few years ago, we felt alone in the region. The open hardware movement had developed in a creative explosion of projects and (thanks to the popularization of 3D printing and digital technologies such as Arduino) under a common understanding of how to develop new physical products. Read more

MAKE AN LDR LASER TRIPWIRE

The Raspberry Pi can easily detect a digital input via its GPIO pins: any input that’s approximately below 1.8V is considered off, and anything above 1.8V is considered on. An analogue input can have a range of voltages from 0V up to 3.3V, however, and the Raspberry Pi is unable to detect exactly what that voltage is. If you enjoyed making this project, then you can find many more GPIO... Read more

Open hardware groups spread across the globe

After our group of friends founded a small open hardware community in El Salvador a few years ago, we felt alone in the region. The open hardware movement had developed in a creative explosion of projects and (thanks to the popularization of 3D printing and digital technologies such as Arduino) under a common understanding of how to develop new physical products. Read more

Wink Smart Bulb Set Unveiled For $119

If you have wanted to easily transform your home into a smart home you may be interested in a new smartphone connected bulb created by Wink. Which is capable of connecting with a number of different Internet of things providers. With a companion application for both Android and iOS devices, the Wink bulb smart kit […] ( …) (C) Copyright 2007-2016 Geeky Gadgets. Republishing of this feed is forbidden without... Read more