Wearable thermal camera designed for chefs

A wearable thermal camera has been created by Thingiverse member Gianteye providing a unique ring that can be used to generate a pixelated heat map and temperature reading when required. Enclosed in a 3D printed case the Pointycam wearable thermal camera can be created under $200. Applications of the Pointycam include : – Use it […]

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Vintage Apple IIe computer transformed into cute robot

Programmer Mike Kohn has taken a vintage Apple IIe personal computer originally launched back in 1983 and transformed it into a programmable robot complete with wheels and 3D printed sword. The Apple IIe Robot has been inspired by “scary” killer robots seen in cheesy 1980’s sci-fi horror movies. The Apple IIe Robot uses Apple BASIC […]

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Joulescope affordable, precise DC energy analyser

Measuring energy consumption during product development is crucial, especially for battery powered and always-on devices. However solutions to measure energy consumption accurately are normally expensive, tricky to use and also error prone. To solve this issue the team at Jetperch have created the Joulescope imprecision DC energy analyser. Watch the demonstration video below to learn […]

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DIY VR headset powered by SteamVR for $100

If you have wanted to experience the virtual reality games and immersive experiences available for higher end VR headsets but have been put off by their hefty price tags. You may be interested in a new open source project tutorial published to the Relativity website this week providing details on how you can create your […]

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DIY Raspberry Pi dial-up Internet connection server

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts and nostalgic Internet users missing the sound of a dial-up modem may be interested in a new project published to the official Raspberry Pi website this week which provides details on everything you need to know about building your very own dial-up ISP server using a Raspberry Pi. The tutorial has been […]

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Wide-Range triple-axis magnetometer arrives at Adafruit

Adafruit has this week announced the availability of a new Wide-Range Triple-axis magnetometer, reference MLX90393, priced at $9.95. The small devices capable of measuring invisible magnetic fields that surround us, and can measure 16-bits in ranges from ±5mT up to ±50mT in all 3 axes. “Compared to most magnetometers, this gives a huge range, which […]

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Raspberry Pi health tracker using MangOS

Mango Mirror the creators of smart mirrors have created their very own Raspberry Pi distribution called MangOS which allows you to display a wide variety of different data on a connected screen. a new tutorial has been published to the Adafruit website providing details on how you can create your very own Raspberry Pi powered […]

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DIY Open source HiFi preamplifier running CircuitPython

Developer Max Williams has published a new tutorial to the Hackster.io website providing details on how you can build your very own open source HiFi preamplifier. The project includes schematics, PCB layouts, CircuitPython code via GitHub, BoMs, measurements and photos. The project features a high-performance design with measurements, has been constructed using quality components and […]

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2.7? Tri-Color eInk display with SRAM

Expanding the range of available eInk or ePaper products available from the Adafruit online electronic store, the company has this week announced the availability of its 2.7 inch Tri-Color eInk display with SRAM. Once added to your desired application red, black and white are available to display data updates and more. Priced at $32.50 the […]

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New 3Doodler app and activity kits unveiled

3Doodler creators of the freehand handheld 3D printer have unveiled their new mobile application which will be available on both iOS and Android devices. The 3Doodler app offers a variety of different patterns to follow on screen and infill with 3D printed filament to help build a wide variety of different objects. In addition to […]

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