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Announcing the Arduino IoT Cloud Public Beta

In our pursuit to democratize Internet of Things development, today we are excited to announce the Arduino IoT Cloud! The Arduino IoT Cloud is an easy-to-use platform that makes it very simple for anyone to develop and manage their IoT applications, then deploy them to a large number of users. It allows users to create...

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Oreo Construction: Hiding Your Components Inside The PCB

In recent months, the ability to hide components inside a circuit board has become an item of interest. We could trace this to the burgeoning badgelife movement, where engineers create beautiful works of electronic art. We can also attribute this interest to Bloomberg’s Big Hack, where Jordan Robertson and Michael...

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This Arduino-powered piano can play just about any MIDI file

After letting his Arduino languish in a drawer for some time, Brandon Switzer decided to take it out and start experimenting. While he could have started off small, Switzer chose to instead create his own player piano system, completing it at a cost of around $650. While the details of the project aren’t explicitly...

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Making an LED matrix out of glue sticks

Glue sticks are great for attaching electronics and other bits to projects, but as Jon Bumstead shows in his latest work, they can also make pretty cool light diffusers.  His project takes the form of a wooden box with plexiglass panels, allowing observers to see 64 vertical illuminated glue sticks inside. Hidden within...

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Brisbane’s Top 5 Iconic Sites to Watch for 2019

The last ten years in Brisbane has been some of the most prosperous years in the city’s history. The creation of not only new large-scale infrastructure but also entire ‘livability precincts’ in Newstead, Hamilton, Bowen Hills and West End. There are many great potential development sites around Brisbane. However...

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Dodge Partners with Lego for Metamorphosis

Dodge and Lego have rolled out a Speed Champions building set featuring the Challenger SRT Demon and a new marketing campaign. Dodge and the Lego Group have partnered over a marketing push. The effort launches with a 30-second commercial. Titled Metamorphosis, the spot has been released across the carmaker’s social media...

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Construction Starts on Brisbane’s First Vertical State School

The new flagship state secondary school in Brisbane’s inner north has achieved three big milestones with the appointment of the building contractor, the start of construction and the release of the proposed catchment area. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk was joined by Minister for Education and Member for McConnel Grace...

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Arduino Mega controls this amazing water organ

Earlier this year, artist Niklas Roy was invited to participate in the Drehmoment art festival that takes place in the south-west of Germany. The “catch” to this festival is that each artist was invited to team up with a local company to take advantage of their products and resources. Of these was cleaning equipment...

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Linear movement with Arduino and 3D printing

Arduino boards are great for controlling small servo motors, but what if you need something to provide linear travel? As spotted on Reddit, while the answer here is a little less straightforward, YouTuber Potent Printables has a great solution. It uses 3D-printed components, along with a dab of epoxy and fastener...