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Arduino Blog » Create the smart home gadget of the future with Alexa and Arduino

We’re excited to announce a new challenge with Amazon Alexa and Hackster.io, which invites the Arduino community to design the smart home gadgets of …

Smart Homes

How to Make a Radar with Arduino | Arduino Project | Indian LifeHacker

Arduino

10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

Travel

Learn How to Cook These Refugees’ Favorite Meals

Displaced people stay connected to home through food. Here are some of their favorite recipes.<p>When refugees arrive in a new country they bring the clothes on their backs, the memories in their heads, and the recipes of their ancestors. From afar, they re-create the flavors of a past life. …

Recipes

20 Great Scifi Movies You May Have Missed in 2017 (But Shouldn't Have)

If nothing else, 2017 has been a truly great year for science fiction and fantasy films. While many have been major motion pictures that no one could …

Movies

5 amazing books I read this year

Reading is my favorite way to indulge my curiosity. Although I’m lucky that I get to meet with a lot of interesting people and visit fascinating …

Books

MOVI Adds Voice Control to Arduino Projects

Christopher Coté is speaking sternly to a Pixar-style desk lamp.<p>“Arduino,” he says, in the tone of voice you might use to catch Siri’s attention, and it chirps to show that it recognized the call sign. “Let there be light.” In response, the lamp blinks on, illuminating Coté’s face with a warm …

Automation

Intel debuts "Arduino Create" software on a new UP Squared Grove kit

Intel unveiled an “Arduino Create” toolkit for Intel-based systems running Linux. It debuts on a new Ubuntu-based “UP Squared IoT Grove Development …

Arduino

DevDuino Gives Makers a New Way to Learn Arduino

Alexandre Pailhoux is passionate about STEM education and electronics engineering. I came across his YouTube channel when he built a single board …

Arduino

TEAM DIY's projects

LPG leakage is monitored using arduino and MQ2 gas sensor module. the concentration of LPG particles are plotted using serial plotter.<p>Project …

Arduino

Alexa Controlled LEDs Through Arduino Yún

Things used in this project<p><b>Hardware components:</b><p>Arduino Yun<p>×<p>1<p>Buy from Arduino Store<br>• Buy from CPC<br>• Buy from Newark Element14<p>Amazon Alexa Amazon Echo<p>×<p>1<p>LED …

Arduino

An electronic Strandbeest tamed with an Arduino and gesture controls

Theo Jansen’s Strandbeest is a popular base for maker projects, especially when you start motorising it so you don’t need to depend on the …

Arduino

Arduino Stuff: A Collection by Kwijebo

Arduino Nano case by lloydskoyd Aug 10, 2017<p>Collection Cover Remove<p>Arduino Nano Lux Sensor Case (www.mysensors.org) by IdefixRC Oct 4, 2014<p>Collection …

Arduino

The Alexa and Arduino Smart Home Challenge

Eligibility<p>Open to individuals who are the older of eighteen (18) years of age or the legal age of majority in their place of residence at the time …

Amazon Alexa

LiPo Battery Parallel Charging Tutorial

LiPo Battery Parallel Charging TutorialParallel charging allows you to charge multiple LiPo batteries at once using a single charger. Parallel …

Batteries

An Astronaut Faces His Worst Fears in Impressive Scifi Short Icarus

As Elton John once sang, it’s lonely out in space—so it helps if you have a close family member around to help you get the job done. However, it’s …

Fréquences vidéo, les explications

Avant, les émetteurs vidéo analogiques utilisés pour les vols en immersion devaient émettre le plus fort possible pour porter le plus loin possible. …

Laser + mirror + sound

iFlight RACER iX3 V2 140mm FPV Racing Quadcopter Frame

When you order from iflight-rc.com, you will receive a confirmation email. Once your order is shipped, you will be emailed the tracking information …

Be among the first to try the Arduino IDE 1.9 Beta

Today we’re very excited (and a bit nervous) to announce the new development cycle of the Arduino IDE.As you may have noticed, we’ve been …

Arduino

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This October

One of my most favorite features on the site is the ability to save recipes. And I can see I'm far from alone! You, dear readers, have been clicking …

Cooking

Wall Switches, Philips Hue & NodeMCU

Here's a way to turn your Philips Hue lights on or off using your existing wall switches and wiring -- but without interrupting household AC power to …

Arduino

ESP8266 Deep Sleep with Arduino IDE

This guide shows what’s Deep Sleep and how to use it with the ESP8266 in the Arduino IDE. If you use the sleep functions with the ESP8266 it will …

Arduino

What it takes to be a drone racer

One cold, dreary afternoon in 2014, Jordan Temkin took his drone to Chautauqua Park in Boulder, Colorado. He put on a pair of goggles that filled his view with the live video feed from the drone's tiny camera.<p>He'd built the drone frame from scratch using a 3D printer, finishing it with parts he'd …

Drones

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Each year in film, one movie stands out from the rest as the most critically acclaimed picture of the year.<p>Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical …

Northern Italy

Special Needs Children Guide: 4 Steps to Take After You Get a Diagnosis

Every parent has hopes and expectations for their kids. But what happens when you are told that your child has special needs, which alters those …

Amazon's Alexa can create lists for virtually anything

Amazon's Alexa may boast tens of thousands of skills, but there's probably a handful you keep coming back to. If you're the adventurous type, you might use it to find baby-making tunes, brush up on Eurovision trivia, or play a tickling game. Everyone else, it seems, sticks to its most popular …

Amazon

How to take advantage of iOS 11 privacy options for notification previews

One of the nice touches of iOS 11 is the ability to exercise more control over notification previews, which also applies to all first- and …

iOS

11 cities around the world where crime is low, hospitals are plentiful, and families can feel safe

Big cities aren't necessarily unsafe.<p>In fact, some of the safest cities in the world are urban hubs that boast low crime rates and high levels of safety.<p>The Economist's 2017 safe cities index, sponsored by NEC, ranked 60 cities based on the factors of personal security, digital security, health …

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