Self Balancing Robot, an Apple or a Banana? Prototype Workshop Demo Day

From self balancing robots to sun seeking solar panels, prototype workshop had it all. Feedback was excellent 4.8 out of 5. Thanks! Also check the free text feedback.

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Create Internet of Things for 8 EUR – ESP8266-12E and Arduino

Would you like to create devices that sense the environment, connect to the Internet and talk to the other side of the world? For just 8 EUR, you can get a WLAN enabled, Arduino compatible development board. Sometimes the price … Continue reading

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Our Code on PROX-1 Satellite

Georgia Tech is building a satellite, PROX-1. The Prox-1 mission will demonstrate automated safe trajectory control during proximity operations for on orbit inspection. Molly Riebling, the lead of Attitude Determination and Controls Subsystem, is using our code for testing the … Continue reading

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Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-8 w22

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia… Update: check projects and feedback.

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Internet of Things -työpaja ict8tn017-1 – intensiiviviikolla w12

Rakenna härveleitä, jotka puhuvat netin yli. Eli kehitä itse IoT-laite viikossa. Check out demo day & projects! / Katso demo-päivä ja valmiit projektit!

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Internet of Things in Lapland – Demo Day

In just four days, students have designed and built their own Internet of Things devices. I’m teaching a workshop with Kimmo Karvinen. We’re with Art & Design students in University of Lapland, Rovaniemi.

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Machine Vision, Robots & Fish Food

My embedded course was just finished. Student projects included (some reports are in Finnish) Nosy Neighbor (Hanna Hoffren) Human Fall Detection with Machine Vision (Kim Salmi) Automatic Plant Watering (Ilari Porma & Henrik Huhtaluoma) Rage-O-Meter (Antti Stenman) BatVision (Tatu Polvinen … Continue reading

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Run Arduino IDE on Xubuntu Live USB

You can develop your own robots and other hardware with Arduino. You can do this even when booting the computer from a USB stick. With Xubuntu Live USB, you must use ‘newgrp dialout’ after adding yourself to the dialout group. … Continue reading

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Aikataulu – Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-7 alkukevät 2016

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia…

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Room Status Remotely with OfficeIOT – Haaga-Helia Student Project with Martela

My negotiation rooms are reserved, but is anyone actually there? What’s the utilization rate? OfficeIOT project helps you. It senses if people are in the room and sends this information to a server in the cloud. Users can then log … Continue reading

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Free SSL Certs, 50 Salt Slaves, 5 USD Raspberry Pi, Free Home Automation

Get free SSL cert for your business. Deploy and configure 50 servers to DigitalOcean. Buy RaspBerry Pi Zero for 5 USD (*actual price may vary). Automate your home. Read Ashkan’s thesis while he writes it.

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Make Sensors Video

Watch Make Sensors Video – robot hand, ancient chest from future and much more. Read “Make Sensors” the book – it’s in pre-sales on Amazon.com. It’s already number 5 4 3 in Sensors category. I wrote the book with Ville and … Continue reading

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Aikataulu – Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-5 alkukevät 2014

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia…

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Two Books for Robot & Sensor Hackers

I’m finishing two new books for robot & sensor hackers. Would you like to get started with electronics and sensors? Are you ready to meet simple Arduino and Linux-based Raspberry Pi?  Read Getting Started with Sensors. Written with Kimmo Karvinen. … Continue reading

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Prototype Course Helsinki – Final Projects

Prototype course finished with demo day. Haaga-Helia innovator students built their own designs. WakeWake will make you wake, a 3D LED cube (future 3D snake game platform), email burglar alarm with RFID, don’t anger Picachu, Linux stats on LCD, dance … Continue reading

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Finland’s First Satellite – Prototyping Sun Sensor with Arduino

Finland launches her first satellite in 2014. We’re building a prototype of sun sensor with Arduino. Sun sensor is part of the navigation subsystem. Sun position is measured with tiny Elmos E910.86. Arduino reads these values using SPI protocol and … Continue reading

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Aikataulu – Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-4 loppukevät 2013

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia… Tämä loppukevään toteutus alkaa maaliskuussa 2013. Aiempi toteutus alkaa tammikuussa.

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Aikataulu – Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-3 keväällä 2013

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia… Opit lukemaan tietoa sensoreilta (etäisyys, valo, kallistus…). Mikrokontrolleri voi ohjata tiedon perusteella laitteita (moottoreita, servoja, valoja). Ja tietysti kokonaisuuden voi yhdistää tietokoneeseen ja sitä kautta nettiin. Tällä kurssilla ei kolvata vilkkuvia joulukuusia … Continue reading

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Radio Vega Interviewed Me about Arduino (mp3)

Radio Vega interviewed me and Kimmo Karvinen. Listen the show as mp3 (Swedish) and learn how you can get started with Arduino. Kvanthopp (se: Quantum Jump) is a popular science program in Radio Vega, national Swedish speaking radio channel in … Continue reading

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Aikataulu – Prototyypin rakentaminen bus4tn007-1

Opi rakentamaan itse keksimiäsi prototyyppejä: robotteja, varashälyttimiä, kauko-ohjaimia… Opit lukemaan tietoa sensoreilta (etäisyys, valo, kallistus…). Mikrokontrolleri voi ohjata tiedon perusteella laitteita (moottoreita, servoja, valoja). Ja tietysti kokonaisuuden voi yhdistää tietokoneeseen ja sitä kautta nettiin. Tällä kurssilla ei kolvata vilkkuvia joulukuusia … Continue reading

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Published Today: Mind Controlled Robot Book!

Want to make your own mind controlled robot? I published the book today. It’s available on Amazon and O’Reilly. You can have it on dead tree or DRM-free ebook. Source code is a free download on MindControl.BotBook.com. I authored the … Continue reading

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We Wrote a Book about Mind Controlled Robot

Think about it – and it moves. Think harder, the robot moves faster. But don’t worry; as a robot it knows to avoid the black border so it doesn’t fall off the table. “Make: Mind Controlled Arduino Robot” shows you … Continue reading

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Arduino IDE on 64 bit Ubuntu Gutsy and Hardy

< ![CDATA[showTocToggle("+","-")]]>Table of Contents Arduino IDE on 64 bit Ubuntu Gutsy and Hardy Install Requirements Install Arduino IDE Run Arduino IDE and Enjoy! Troubleshooting Can’t load RXTXCommDriver on AMD 64-bit Window can’t be resized, libmawt locking assertion failure Command Line … Continue reading

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