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  • CoderDojo Coolest Projects 2017 June 22, 2017
    When I heard we were merging with CoderDojo, I was delighted. CoderDojo is a wonderful organisation with a spectacular community, and it’s going to be great to join forces with the team and work towards our common goal: making a difference to the lives of young people by making technology accessible to them. You may […]
    Ben Nuttall
  • Is your product “Powered by Raspberry Pi”? June 21, 2017
    One of the most exciting things for us about the growth of the Raspberry Pi community has been the number of companies that have grown up around the platform, and who have chosen to embed our products into their own. While many of these design-ins have been “silent”, a number of people have asked us […]
    Mike Buffham
  • Shelfchecker Smart Shelf: build a home library system June 20, 2017
    Are you tired of friends borrowing your books and never returning them? Maybe you’re sure you own 1984 but can’t seem to locate it? Do you find a strange satisfaction in using the supermarket self-checkout simply because of the barcode beep? With the ShelfChecker smart shelf from maker Annelynn described on Instructables, you can be […]
    Alex Bate
  • The Android Things Candy Dispenser June 19, 2017
    Alvaro Viebrantz‘s Android Things Candy Dispenser combines image recognition and sugar highs in one delicious Raspberry Pi project. Android Things A.I. Candy Dispenser A Candy Dispenser running Android Things, that exchange photos for candies. It uses computer vision to classify the image. https://github.com/alvarowolfx/ai-candy-dispenser https://www.hackster.io/alvarowolfx/android-things-a-i-candy-dispenser-a47e74 Android Things Released late last year, Android Things is Google’s Android-based operating […]
    Alex Bate
  • Mira, tiny robot of joyful delight June 16, 2017
    The staff of Pi Towers are currently melting into puddles while making ‘Aaaawwwwwww’ noises as Mira, the adorable little Pi-controlled robot made by Pixar 3D artist Alonso Martinez, steals their hearts. Mira the robot playing peek-a-boo If you want to get updates on Mira’s progress, sign up for the mailing list! http://eepurl.com/bteigD Mira is a […]
    Alex Bate
  • BackMap, the haptic navigation system June 15, 2017
    At this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt NY hackathon, one team presented BackMap, a haptic feedback system which helps visually impaired people to navigate cities and venues. It is assisted by a Raspberry Pi and integrated into a backpack. Good vibrations with BackMap The team, including Shashank Sharma, wrote an iOS phone app in Swift, Apple’s open-source programming […]
    Janina Ander
  • Making Waves: print out sound waves with the Raspberry Pi June 14, 2017
    For fun, Eunice Lee, Matthew Zhang, and Bomani McClendon have worked together to create Waves, an audiovisual project that records people’s spoken responses to personal questions and prints them in the form of a sound wave as a gift for being truthful. Waves Waves is a Raspberry Pi project centered around transforming the transience of the […]
    Alex Bate
  • Estefannie’s GPS-Controlled GoPro Photo Taker June 13, 2017
    Are you tired of having to take selfies physically? Do you only use your GoPro for the occasional beach vacation? Are you maybe even wondering what to do with the load of velcro you bought on a whim? Then we have good news for you: Estefannie‘s back to help you out with her Personal Automated GPS-Controlled […]
    Alex Bate
  • A rather dandy Pi-assisted Draisine June 12, 2017
    It’s time to swap pedal power for relaxed strides with the Raspberry Pi-assisted Draisine from bicyle-modding pro Prof. Holger Hermanns. A Draisine… If you have children yourself or have seen them in the wild on occasion, you may be aware of how much they like balance bikes – bicycle frames without pedals, propelled by striding […]
    Alex Bate
  • Encased in amber: meet the epoxy-embedded Pi June 9, 2017
    The maker of one of our favourite projects from this year’s Maker Faire Bay Area took the idea of an ’embedded device’ and ran with it: Ronald McCollam has created a wireless, completely epoxy-encased Pi build – screen included! Just encase… Of course, this build is not meant to be a museum piece: Ronald embedded a Raspberry Pi 3 […]
    Janina Ander