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Tutorial on how to control Servo with BeagleBone Black using WEB interface

When you make your device with web access, you get a new way of controlling stuff. With boards like BeagleBone Black avoiding to using web access …

Make a Portable Raspberry Pi Power Supply from an Old Drill Battery

The best thing about the Raspberry Pi is the fact that it's small and doesn't consume a lot of power, but it's still missing a great solution to make …

Raspberry Pi

Bluetooth Smart software development kit for Arduino-based projects

Nordic Semiconductor has released a Bluetooth Smart software development kit (SDK) for Arduino-based projects, that is compatible with a range of …

Creating Your First C++ Program Using the Visual Studio Express IDE

Introduction: Creating Your First C++ Program Using the Visual Studio Express IDE<p><b>Introduction</b><p>The use of computer programs affects our everyday lives. …

Learn How to Use a Multimeter for All Your DIY Electronics Projects

Multimeters are a vital part of any electronics project, but learning how to use one isn't as simple as it looks. Thankfully, the above video from …

Raspberry Pi

OBJECT DETECTION AND TRACKING USING OPENCV, VISUAL STUDIO C++ 2010 AND ARDUINO

Introduction: OBJECT DETECTION AND TRACKING USING OPENCV, VISUAL STUDIO C++ 2010 AND ARDUINO<p><b>INTRODUCTION</b> <br>In this project the Webcam sends video …

UC Davis investigates using helicopter drones for crop dusting

The use of aircraft for crop dusting and seeding is over a century old, but it’s not a panacea. Flying aircraft low over farmland is best suited for …

Napa Valley

Boulder businesses want to use drones to help farmers control weeds - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

<b>By Charlie Brennan</b><p>BOULDER — Two Boulder businesses are hoping to bring pioneering drone technology to the age-old business of farming — if only …

Oculus Rift + UAVs = Oculus FPV

Ever since the first developer kits for the Oculus Rift began shipping, a number of creative types have been combining the VR goggles with other …

Ready Player One

Whaddaya get when you cross a quadcopter with a plane? The HQ UAV

For take-offs, landings and hovering, the HQ utilizes four horizontally-mounted propellors – just like a regular quadcopter. These are each driven by …

Aviation

Poachers Beware: Airware Demonstrates a Drone to Protect African Rhinos - sUAS News - The Business of Drones

While many people were holiday shopping, a team of Airware engineers traveled to Kenya to conduct field tests of an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) …

Android+Arduino – Face Following RC Car

To some of us, hacking an RC Car to simply follow a black line or avoid obstacles is too easy, and we’re sure [Shazin] would agree with that, since …

Raspberry Pi Programming For Beginners

Want to learn how to write some apps for the Raspberry Pi? Today I’m going to kick off a new series of tutorials related to the Raspberry Pi and …

3D Printed Humanoid Robot for Under 1000.00 USD

WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>His & Hers Razor Holders<p>3D Printer Cantilever 2.0 C3Dt/c<p>3D Printing With Circuits Class<p>Great instructable, but I don't …

Arduino

Kinect Controlled Quadcopter

Ring Modulator Pedal<p>Touch-sensitive LED Lantern<p>Large Motors Class<p>can you povide the sketches for the circuit??<p>Can you provide the sketches for the …

How to turn an Xbox One headset into a universal adapter

The Xbox One's headset can be turned into a universal adapter, as demonstrated by a tutorial from modder and Instructables user DragonballZ Deep.<p>DragonballZ Deep's adapter was used with a Turtle Beach product. To complete the mod, you'll need to take the Xbox One headset apart and rewire it to your …

ArduMower Open Source Arduino Based Robot Lawn Mower (video)

If like me you would prefer to be dining something else rather than mowing the lawn, you might be interested in this awesome open source Arduino …

DIY Drones

A compilation of various RC and Autonomous Drones designs that I plan on using as reference for when I design and build my own drone - likely over a …

DIY

600,000 bats killed at wind energy facilities in 2012, study says

Over 600,000 bats were killed by wind energy turbines across the United States last year, with the highest concentration of kills in the Appalachian Mountains, according to new research.<p>In a paper published Friday in the journal BioScience, University of Colorado biologist Mark Hayes used records …

Renewable Energy

25 Skills Every Man Should Know: Your Ultimate DIY Guide

These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to do yourself. Study our master list with step-by-step tips from the experts, and test your DIY aptitude each step of the way.<p>These days, you can outsource almost any job -- but some things you need to know how to …

1Sheeld Uses Your SmartPhone as an Arduino Accessory

The Arduino can be a bit of a gateway board. You start with an Uno, then a shield, then another. Before you know it, you have an entire collection of …

Learn Wireless Sensor Networks With Nanode

Getting a device on the internet is great – but what if you want to monitor multiple wireless sensors? The [WickedDevice] crew have been publishing a …

Display arduino output on tv for less than $1

How to capture slow-motion video on your old iPhone

You don't have to buy an iPhone 5S just to enjoy slow-mo. As the old saying goes, there's an app for that. And it's way cool.<p>The iPhone 5S is barely a week old, and already users have learned how to capture and share slow-motion videos, resulting in more than a few collections of cool slow-mo clips.<p>…

Mobile Photography

FABtotum Is A Hybrid 3D Printer, 3D Scanner, Cutter, Miller, Engraver Maker’s Machine In One

FABtotum is an all-in-one 3D printer, cutting, milling and engraving box of tricks which supports additive and subtractive manufacturing processes so you can both print and cut to create design prototypes/objects. It also incorporates a 3D scanner function for cloning real-world items to duplicate …

Here is the dream iPhone 5S CNET readers want

There's the next iPhone you want, and the one you're actually going to get. We mocked up your dream iPhone, and had industry experts weigh in on whether or not your wishes will actually become reality.<p>Earlier this month we asked you, the esteemed CNET reader, to tell us the features you most wanted …

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