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This system classifies different types of clouds using tinyML

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 6th, 2021 At the basis of each weather forecast is data — and a lot of it. And although the vast majority of atmospheric data collection is fully automated, determining cloud volumes and types are still done manually. This problem is what inspired Swapnil Verma to create a project that utilizes machine learning to categorize […]

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Count down to Christmas with the Arduino-powered Hackvent Calendar

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 3rd, 2021 Along with the typical Christmas decorations of trees and elves sitting on shelves Tom Goff was motivated to build a DIY “Hackvent” calendar after being inspired by his son’s request for one. The design differed from the traditional Advent calendar in that it features an array of 25 lights, one for each […]

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Schematic-o-matic automatically creates KiCAD schematics from your breadboard

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — December 3rd, 2021 Breadboards are the first tool you break out in any prototyping journey and almost every project will utilize a breadboard at some point. Those breadboards often turn into a rats’ nest of overlapping wires that are difficult to trace, which makes it difficult to create an accurate schematic when […]

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Gift inspiration for makers on the Arduino Store

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you’re a maker, engineer or any other kind of tech-head, there’s a vast number of great electronics gifts you can choose from. But if you’re not as immersed in maker culture as your partner, kids, friends or family, and you’re looking for the perfect gifts for the makers in your life, we’ve got you […]

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Our 12 favorite Arduino UNO projects

Reading Time: 3 minutes The UNO wasn’t Arduino’s first board, and it won’t be its last. There have been many varieties of microcontroller and maker boards before and after the UNO, but none have been as iconic. As we cross the epic milestone of 10 million UNOs sold and the launch of the UNO Mini Limited Edition, we decided […]

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Converting a Fat Cat plushie into a controller for Final Fantasy XIV

Reading Time: < 1 minute Arduino Team — November 26th, 2021 Mounts in the video game Final Fantasy XIV act like how cars or horses do in our world since they allow players to travel around the map much faster than would otherwise be possible. But even better, mounts are ways to express personality and have some fun, which is […]

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Introducing the Arduino UNO Mini Limited Edition: Pre-orders now open

Reading Time: 3 minutes The iconic Arduino board is back, in the shape of the UNO Mini Limited Edition. Pre-orders have just gone live, so don’t dawdle if you want to get your hands on this stunning piece of Arduino history. 10 Million Makers Can’t Be Wrong The UNO Mini Limited Edition is here to celebrate a pretty epic […]

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Meet RobBob, a 3D-printed robot head that works with an N64 controller

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 23rd, 2021 Inspired by a special two-axis mechanism that uses a pair of beveled gears to create panning and tilting motions, maker and YouTuber JBV Creative wanted to integrate it into a larger kinetic sculpture that could move electromechanically while also looking great at the same time. This led to the creation of RobBob, […]

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This Portal fan brought Wheatley to life as his own personal assistant

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 19th, 2021 The video game Portal 2 is widely regarded as a classic that introduced players to several memorable characters, including one of the main protagonists-turned-antagonists, Wheatley. This anthropomorphized personal assistance robot was able to move, speak, and listen/respond to speech from a user, which is exactly what Steve Turner was trying […]

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Immerse Yourself in Arduino EDUvision Season 4

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hopefully you’ve been with us during the roller-coaster ride of Arduino EDUvision season 4, which just came to a close. We’ve had a wonderful time, and the response from the community has been outstanding. Arduino EDUvision began life as a way to compensate for the lack of in-person events during 2020. And now we’ve already live […]

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This tinyML system helps soothe your dog’s separation anxiety with sounds of your voice

Reading Time: 2 minutes This tinyML system helps soothe your dog’s separation anxiety with sounds of your voice Arduino Team — November 17th, 2021 Due to the ongoing pandemic, Nathaniel Felleke’s family dog, Clairette, had gotten used to having people around her all the time and thus developed separation anxiety when the family would leave the house. But thanks […]

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Hacking a USB battery bank to gather telemetry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 17th, 2021 USB battery banks are a dime-a-dozen and useful for recharging all of those devices in your life. But the typical cheap battery banks don’t provide you with much information about their status. You usually just get a few LEDs that provide a very general idea of how much battery […]

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Opa is an open source boat bot that navigates the open water

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 16th, 2021 Starting with an idea in 2019, Redditor wesgood has been steadily working on the Opa — an autonomous 3D-printed boat that can navigate open water while relaying its telemetry back in real-time to a client device over WiFi. After creating a small prototype, Wes built a second one that featured a pair […]

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Cascading LED stair lights prevent late night tumbles — and put on a show during parties

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — November 15th, 2021 Stephen Gidge and his roommate have a poorly-lit flight of stairs in their home. That isn’t a big deal during the day, but it is a recipe for late night tumbles. They could have setup some nightlights or installed a new hall light, but they were both experienced with […]