Hudson Hardwear - Physical Computing & Prototyping

An exploration of DIY electronic and hardware product ideas using Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Beaglebone, 3D printing, Kinect, and other low-cost open source tools.
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It’s been a given that the Raspberry Pi’s not just for adults. And in this charming animation narrated by two children and Eben Upton, the RPi Foundation shows us the good fun kids can have with this wonderful microcomputer.

The  great thing about it? There’s no mention of using it to play video games. Instead, you learn about the thrill of physical computing…

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Smallest Arduino with Bluetooth LE and IMU

Femto-ize it! There’s no gender bias with the Femtoduino; it’s just a really small Arduino Leonardo clone.

Ho-hum, another clone you say? Not so. The Femtoduino packs on board Bluetooth (BLE), accelerometer, altimeter and a USB port into a 34.54 mm (1.36 inches) wide PCB. At USD $75.00 a pop, it’s obviously more than the price of an Arduino. Or any super-powered MPU, for that matter.  But with…

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Atmel tech powers this CryptoCape

 | Bits & Pieces from the Embedded Design World

So, Edward Snowden has some time on his hands in Russia, and decided to develop a super crypto-protected daughterboard for the Beaglebone Black. OK, the first part’s not true: Edward Snowden doesn’t have time on his hands since he’s very busy looking for an apartment in Moscow and couldn’t possibly have the bandwidth for making a Beagleboard cape.

However, Josh Datko, Sparkfun’s…

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Ecapture Unveils EyesMap, Tablet Built for 3D Scanning

Ecapture, a company based in Mérida Spain, today unveiled their own tablet with extensive 3D scanning and measurement capabilities, called the…

Global Space Balloon Challenge

A wonderful gallery of pix from the recently concluded (April) High-Altitude Balloon competition, with entrants from around the world, from young makers to university students to engineers to old DIYers.

Gallery — Global Space Balloon Challenge.

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