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By Kaspars Dambis | Your daily dose of DIY electronics, Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Internet of Things (IoT) from makers and hackers around the world by MakerFeed.net

Solenoids and Servos for Self Actuated Switches

The new hotness in home automation is WiFi controlled light switches. Sure, we’ve had computer-controlled home lighting for literally forty years …

Home Automation

Cardboard wall is surprisingly well built

We all built cardboard forts when we were kids. [Paintingcook] has taken it into adulthood with a hand built cardboard wall. He and his wife leased a …

Incorporated

SBC kit runs Linux on a quad -A53 i.MX8M SoC

CompuLab released details and pricing for its “SBC-iMX8 Evaluation Kit.” The sandwich-style SBC includes an i.MX8M-based CL-SOM-iMX8 module, and …

Raspberry Pi

ORICO 1088USJ3 Multi-Bay SATA to USB3.0 Enclosure Supports up to Ten 3.5″ Hard Drives

USB expansion drives and multi-bay NAS devices are both very common form of storage which have different applications, but I had never thought or …

Copyright

Gemma-Powered NeoPixel Ring Pendant | #WearableWednesday #wearables @reservedbit

Like our Trinket-powered Goggles but want something to wear around your neck instead? That’s exactly what this maker from Pune, India-based …

David Byrne Launches the “Reasons to Be Cheerful”

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/01/17/david-byrne-launches-the-reasons-to-be-cheerful/<p>In NYC “cheer” is an undervalued commodity. With a news …

From the mail bag…

From the mail bag! Thank you for such fast shipping. My most recent order made it from New York City to Vancouver, WA in three days via USPS First …

Apple iPhone Lightning adapter headphone clip #3DThursday #3DPrinting

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/01/18/apple-iphone-lightning-adapter-headphone-clip-3dthursday-3dprinting/<p>Shared by hijinksensue on …

Transmitting RF Music Directly From the System Bus on your PC

Arduino

34C3: Reverse Engineering FPGAs

We once knew a guy who used to tell us that the first ten times he flew in an airplane, he jumped out of it. It was his eleventh flight before he …

Engineering

Making A Covox Speech Thing Work On A Modern PC

Long ago, when mainframes ruled the earth, computers were mute. In this era before MP3s and MMUs, most home computers could only manage a simple beep …

Audiophile

RF-enabled Raspberry Pi add-on brings Google Assistant to gizmos, speakers, and robots

JOY-iT and Elector have launched a $42 “Talking Pi” RPi add-on that enables Google Home/AIY compatible voice activation of home automation devices …

Raspberry Pi

ODROID-HC2 Linux NAS System for 3.5″ Hard Drives Launched for $54

Linux

Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff — Krebs on Security

Most readers here have likely heard or read various prognostications about the impending doom from the proliferation of poorly-secured “<b>I</b>nternet <b>o</b>f …

Internet of Things

Mbed OS 5.7.3 released | Mbed

We are pleased to announce the Mbed OS 5.7.3 release is now available. This is the latest patch release based on the feature set introduced by Mbed …

Internet of Things

From the Forums: AdaBox002 Mini Robot Rover Modified Into Upright ‘Balance Bot’ | #adabox

SMD LED ‘learn to solder’ Kits in the Shapes of Classic Toys

Tiny UV Sensor for Reminding You to Re-apply #WearableWednesday #Solar @L’Oreal

This Amazing Scarf Will Make You a Meteor Shower #WearableWednesday #wearabletech #Arduino #DIY #space

Finding the Beauty of Math Outside of Class

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/01/17/finding-the-beauty-of-math-outside-of-class/<p>via edutopia A math trail is an activity that gets students …

One Day This Tech Onesie May Help a Baby With Jaundice #WearableWednesday #wearabletech #tech #Arduino #health

Rooster Teeth Tackle Prop Builds with Master and Apprentice

article<p>https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/01/17/rooster-teeth-tackle-prop-builds-with-master-and-apprentice/<p>Rooster Teeth has turned their eyes towards …

Researchers Demonstrate New More Efficient FET By Implementing Negative Capacitance - Electronics-Lab

A group of Researchers from <b>Purdue University</b> in <b>Lafayette</b>, <b>Indiana</b> demonstrated the effect called <b>negative</b> <b>capacitance</b> by making a new type of more …

Engineering

eVscope – Reaching for the stars as never before

Humanity has always been trying to reach for the stars, this lead to huge scientific developments that got the man into the moon, rovers into mars …

Blurry

Omron’s New Super-Sensitive, Non-Contact MEMS Temp Sensor

There’s a new addition to the Omron thermal sensor family. The D6T-1A-02 is the latest in sensory innovation with super-sensitive, infra-red (IR), …

Arduino

First 5G Wireless Standard Released

The 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) recently released the first version of the 5G standard, finally providing hardware designers and …

Telecoms

ams Releases New Data-Logging NFC Sensor Tag

What is featured in ams’ newest NFC sensor tag, the AS39513, how does differ from its predecessor, the SL13A, and how does it make use of what ams …

Arduino

Yocto-on-i.MX6UL gateway serves up I2C and SPI on a DB9 port

Axiomtek’s compact “IFB125” DIN-rail IoT gateway runs Yocto Linux on an i.MX6 UL SoC with dual LANs, mini-PCIe expansion, extended temperature and …

Arduino

ZidooLab OPS Android Digital Signage Players are Powered by Rockchip RK3368 or Realtek RTD1295 SoC

Android TV