June 2014 Blog Posts (18)

PocketScan Mobile Scanner: If You Can Touch It, You Can Scan It

There are apps that let you use your mobile device to scan documents and images, but if you want a dedicated mobile scanner check out PocketScan. It connects to iPads as well as Windows and OS X computers via Bluetooth and has a built-in battery. Like LG’s Smart Scan Mouse, PocketScan shows you its image processing in real…

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Added by GarageLab on June 30, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Bipedal Walking Sentinel Project

This is a work in progress by Ye Guan, his Bipedal Walking Sentinel Project is a work in progress but the goal is challenging and Ye is making good strides towards a functional walking robot so far. What he is going for is a robot that looks something…

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Added by GarageLab on June 27, 2014 at 10:02am — No Comments

Pulley Logic Gates

The essence of digital computing is the use of continuous physical states to represent a discrete number of symbols and the ability to perform logic based on those symbols. Although electronic circuits are exceptionally well-suited for this, any system that can handle symbols as both input and output is a digital computer. Here, I’ve demonstrated the construction of simple digital…

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Added by GarageLab on June 26, 2014 at 9:02am — No Comments

The 200 LED Ring Clock

There are LED clocks, and then there are LED clocks that can blind you from 30 paces. [Stiggalicious's] LED ring clock is of the latter variety. 200 WS2812B/Neopixel RGB LEDs…

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Added by GarageLab on June 25, 2014 at 9:14am — No Comments

Arduino tracks Near Space Launch

 

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Added by GarageLab on June 24, 2014 at 6:30am — No Comments

How to hack a remote control (and a flying shark) I

One of the common uses of Arduino is to remote control things. Most of the times we are interested to control something that we built, but sometimes we would like to improve someting that already has a remote. In this project I would like to improve the control of my Air Suimmer Shark. More specific, I´d like to…

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Added by Mauro Assis on June 23, 2014 at 6:10am — 1 Comment

Tutorial: How to make a Humidity and Temperature Sensor Alarm using Arduino

We are going to use a speaker as an audible alarm that will be triggered when the temperature or humidity spend a certain value via software.

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Added by GarageLab on June 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

AirDog Drone Automatically Follows You: Golden Recorder

Sports enthusiasts love drones because they allow them to take shots that would otherwise be impossible or expensive for them to make. The AirDog takes drones’ usefulness and efficiency to another level by eliminating the…

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Added by GarageLab on June 18, 2014 at 6:44am — No Comments

Printeer 3D Printer for Kids: Print A Sketch

The Mission Street Manufacturing wants to go beyond that and teach children how 3D printers work as well. Its …

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Added by GarageLab on June 17, 2014 at 9:25am — No Comments

Robot uses Kinect for Mapping

Check out this Robot that uses Kinect for Mapping that Sean Anderson, Kirk MacTavish, Daryl Tiong, Aditya Sharma from University of Waterloo built for their 4th year project.

“Current accomplishments:

- Optical…

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Added by GarageLab on June 16, 2014 at 10:47am — No Comments

‘Ol Painless Paintball Mini-gun Packs a Mean Punch

Remember Predator? Of course you do. This is [Corsae's] personal paintball gun rendition of one of the guns from it, ‘Ol Painless.

It’s a beautiful piece of work with countless man-hours going into its creation. At the core is an…

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Added by GarageLab on June 13, 2014 at 1:07pm — No Comments

Joytone: An Entirely New Instrument With Raspberry Pi

Dave Sharples and David Glanzman had a pretty lofty idea. They wanted to create an entirely new instrument. Not just another keyboard based synthesizer or grid of buttons. They wanted to make an interface that felt entirely different. The two pulled it off pretty well with the Joytone. At very first glance, it may just seem like a honeycomb shaped grid of…

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Added by GarageLab on June 11, 2014 at 11:50am — No Comments

Printable Self Assembling Lamp

This Printable Self Assembling Lamp is an interesting concept. It starts out as a flat sheet and folds up into a box with an overhead light. The light turns on using a touch sensitive area. This is what Ikea needs to implement. :)

“The thing…

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Added by GarageLab on June 10, 2014 at 6:33am — No Comments

Beating Simon

Virtually everyone has played Simon, that electronic memory game from the 70s, but who among us has actually beaten it? That was the goal of [Ben] and his 7-year-old daughter, and after a year of work, an Arduino, some servos, and a few Lego bricks, …

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Added by GarageLab on June 9, 2014 at 5:51am — No Comments

MIT Won’t Wait for Sinister Six, Invented Their Own Doctor Octopus Arms

Supernumerary Robotic Limbs (SRLs) are robot limbs that give the wearer extra appendages instead of augmenting their existing ones. They can be used for important things like holding an object that a person needs two hands to interact with, opening doors when you’re holding something in both hands, or making you Doc Ock—whatever you’re into.

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Added by GarageLab on June 6, 2014 at 6:12am — No Comments

Edyn smart garden monitoring system helps your garden grow

It's not always easy to find the time to research the ideal plants for your garden and then make sure they're given the attention they need to flourish. Edyn was developed to help users monitor and track environmental conditions in their garden, provide guidance on how conditions can be…

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Added by GarageLab on June 5, 2014 at 9:46am — No Comments

X-Men Inventor Is at It Again, Shoots Fire Like Pyro

Plumber/inventor Colin Furze has already wowed the Internet with his authentically dangerous DIY X-Men creations, but this new video makes his …

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Added by GarageLab on June 4, 2014 at 6:22am — No Comments

Velociraptor Robot Ready to Run with The Big Dogs

[Jongwon Park] and his team of students at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have created a fast biped robot based upon the Velociraptor. Raptor weighs in at just 3Kg, and stands only 470mm tall, yet it is capable of running at 46 km/h.…

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Added by GarageLab on June 3, 2014 at 7:51am — No Comments

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