HOW-TO: Music Reactive Desk Light
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HOW-TO: Music Reactive Desk Light

Martina @ natural-nerd.com build a sound reacting LED light using Arduino: Hi! In this build we’ll make a good looking light that dances to all sounds and music, using simple components and some basic Arduino programming. It makes an awesome effect while standing on the desk when...

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A Compact Camera Using Raspberry Pi A+ And Adafruit TFT Display
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A Compact Camera Using Raspberry Pi A+ And Adafruit TFT Display

PiJuice at instructables.com designed an interesting compact camera project with raspberry pi. Raspberry Pi A+ is used in this project as it is the cheapest and smallest available Raspberry Pi. The real challenge in this kind of portable Pi projects is powering the Raspberry Pi. This...

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GPS vs. Beacons vs. Wi-Fi: Three Location Identifier Technologies
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GPS vs. Beacons vs. Wi-Fi: Three Location Identifier Technologies

In IoT and digital age, location-based services applications are widespread: starting from Google maps to anti-loss devices and not ending with location-based marketing. The most common technologies used for user location identification are: GPS, WiFi and Beacons (a custom BLE...

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RASPILIGHT: an open project for Ambilight TV effect
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RASPILIGHT: an open project for Ambilight TV effect

LucaBellan @ open-electronics.org  re-created the Ambilight TV effect on any other TV using Raspberry and Kodi. He writes: The screen’s edges are divided into logic sectors, and each sector is associated with a specific LED and, by making a color average of the pixels, you can find...

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Bismuth Oxyiodide (BiOI)—A Non-toxic Alternative To Solar Cells
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Bismuth Oxyiodide (BiOI)—A Non-toxic Alternative To Solar Cells

Bismuth is considered as a "green-element" and bismuth-based compounds are gaining attention as potentially non-toxic and defect-tolerant solar absorbers. The researchers of the University of Cambridge and the United States developed theoretical and experimental methods to show that...

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SeaTalkie keeps you SAFE during water sports
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SeaTalkie keeps you SAFE during water sports

John Mak @ kickstarter.com tipped us with his latest project and he asks for our support. SeaTalkie is an innovative waterproof walkie talkie designed for water sports. Especially for CHILDREN playing at crowded beaches. SeaTalkie connecting in UHF radio band. Thus SeaTalkie can...

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Build And Simulate Quantum Software Applications With Rigetti Forest 1.0
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Build And Simulate Quantum Software Applications With Rigetti Forest 1.0

Rigetti Computing is a full-stack quantum computing company. They build hardware and software with fundamentally new integrated circuits that store and process quantum information. Accordingly, this Silicon Valley company is providing solutions for existing problems that traditional...

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Flat microscope for the brain could help restore lost eyesight
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Flat microscope for the brain could help restore lost eyesight

by Jon Fingas @ Engadget: You’d probably prefer that doctors restore lost sight or hearing by directly repairing your eyes and ears, but Rice University is one step closer to the next best thing: transmitting info directly to your brain. It’s developing a flat microscope (the...

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