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Automatic Wash Basin Tap Controller Project & Circuit Diagram

Summary<p>By:<p>Anjali Sethiya<p>Description<p>Circuit Diagram<p>Circuit Diagram:<p>Circuit Diagram 2<p>Components<p>555 is a very commonly used IC for generating accurate …

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Real time Drone object tracking using Python and OpenCV | Terra Incognita

After flying this past weekend (together with Gabriel and Leandro) with Gabriel’s drone (which is an handmade APM 2.6 based quadcopter) in our town …

Particle - Welcome to real IoT

Meet the only all-in-one IoT platform on the market<p>Everything you need to power your IoT product, from device to cloud<p>IoT Hardware<p>Connectivity<p>IoT …

The pilots of Instagram: beautiful views from the cockpit, violating rules of the air

The pilots of Instagram are internet famous. Their stunning photos of the skies, captured from their unusual perspective inside the cockpit, garner hundreds, sometimes thousands of likes from fans.<p>But taking photos, or using most any electronic device, while piloting a commercial aircraft is …

See the U.S. Navy's terrifying new laser weapon in action

The U.S. Navy’s latest laser is ready to be used in combat, Pentagon officials announced Wednesday, after overseeing a three-month test of the …

See four minutes of jaw-dropping space travel in this sci-fi short

You can wait until the 2030s when NASA hopes to land astronauts on Mars. Or, if you have four minutes to spare right now, you can see what it is like to stand on the edge of the red planet’s Victoria Crater or catch a Martian sunset.<p>Erik Wernquist will even throw in a side of rings — Saturn’s that …

The 'mouse' and its many mutations

Since its inception in the mid-'60s, the "mouse," as it came to be known, has morphed and mutated into a diverse assortment of styles to accommodate efficiency, ergonomics and portability. In this week's <i>Rewind</i> we surf through the history of the device from its humble beginnings to its current …

Fibaro 857934005188 Modern Door/Window Sensor, Miniature, Ivory

This fits your .<p>to make sure this fits.<p>Door sensor can detect closing and opening of any door/window or garage door openings. Door Sensor can also be …

Bring vintage car audio into the 21st century with Arduino

Classic car enthusiasts will often obsess over recreating or preserving the vehicle down to the very last detail, however this obsession can often …

Why Z-Wave is the Home Automation Market Leader ... for Now [UPDATED]

<b>ZigBee vs. Z-Wave</b>: It always makes for a spirited conversation over the dinner table. If your dinner table is mine. And you’re a dork. And you have …

Why Google Stopped Trying To Make Renewable Energy Cheaper Than Coal

In 2007, Google, the internet search giant based in Mountain View, CA, made a media splash by investing big-time dollars in an effort to develop a renewable energy technology that could compete economically with coal.<p>The project was called RE<C and it ended only four years after it began.<p>During its …

IoT Remote Configuration w/ Arduino & Raspberry Pi | PubNub

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Logitech Keys-To-Go Review: Finally, An iPad Keyboard I Can See Myself Using Long-Term

Logitech has been building iPad keyboards for years – they were among the first to recognize the value of doing so, in fact. But for all their experience, and various iterations of the concept of the keyboard case, the company may have got it most right with a remarkably simple design introduced …

7 Apples to Use for Pie

The best apple pies are usually made with a mixture of apples, because each type adds different textures and flavors.<p>The best apple pies are usually …

Teaching kids to program with wooden blocks

<i>This post is coming to you live from the Elephant & Castle Mini Maker Faire being held today at the London College of Communication.</i><p>How do you teach programming to children with no prior programming experience? How do you teach programming to children that can yet read or write?<p><i>What is Primo …

Netatmo's smart thermostat joins the crowded UK market

Over the short space of a year, Brits have gone from fiddling with mechanical boiler dials to having a glut of smart thermostat options to choose from. Today we can add yet another to that list with the launch of the Netatmo Thermostat in the UK (and a couple other European markets). Better known …

Ecobee Smart Thermostat Takes The Aggravation Out Of Smart Homes

Smart thermostats are truly amazing things. Once you get them up to speed on your habits and styles, they’ll immediately start saving you money and …

The Zen Thermostat Is Smart and Beautiful

Home devices shouldn’t be ugly. Instead, they should work add to your home’s decor, which is exactly what the Zen thermostat will do. The smart …

Honeywell brings its £139 smart thermostat to the UK

While Honeywell might be synonymous with home thermostats, upstarts like Google's Nest have forced the company to remain on its toes. It showed US consumers that it could deliver a self-aware thermostat earlier this year, but in the UK, its connected options are relatively limited. That's changing …

The Tah Bluetooth stick lets you control (almost) anything with a smartphone

We've seen plenty of development boards, but this might be the first that comes with both Bluetooth LE and built-in USB. Tah is the creation of India's Revealing Hour and has been designed to both lower the cost of adding Bluetooth to Arduino projects, but also to connect your smartphone to other …

Quirky + GE announces Norm, the $80 ‘anti-thermostat,’ along with 6 new smart home products

At its Connected Home press event in New York City today, Quirky, in partnership with General Electric, announced a new line of smart home products engineered to help consumers save energy and boost home safety.<p>Among the highlights is the Norm, the “death to the thermostat” which controls your …

Sommaire : Raspberry PI & Arduino, domotique, robotique, et pleins de trucs en « ique

Ci-dessous le sommaire de ma série de tutoriels sur le raspberry PI, son fonctionnement, ses possibilités, ses applications domotiques, et son …

French Telecom Giant Orange Launches €10/month DIY Home Automation

Vera, the Z-Wave-enabled product piece of the MiOS home automation platform, has never gotten the kind of buzz that newcomers Wink, SmartThings and …

New Products from electronica 2014

At Farnell element14 we are here to bring your idea’s to life… from initial design through to production. We have exclusive solutions to support all …

Review: Belkin WeMo LED Lighting Starter Kit

If you had asked me two years ago if I thought lightbulbs with Wi-Fi connectivity would ever be a thing, I would have smirked and politely replied …

Spark Introduces the Photon, A Wi-fi Microcontroller for $19

Spark has improved and expanded their product line with the Photon wi-fi development board and a pair of new wireless modules for custom circuit boards. The Photon improves on the popular Spark Core microcontroller by adding 802.11n wi-fi connectivity, SoftAP for provisioning, more memory, and a …