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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...

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3D wire bending with Arduino!

If you thought that automatic wire bending was solely the purview of expensive industrial machinery, think again. How To Mechatronics has come up with a bender that not only twists wire left and right, but can rotate to create three-dimensional shapes. The heart of the system is an Arduino Nano, which controls three...

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Neon skulls illuminate to the MIDI beat

LEDs, whether single-color or programmable, have enabled makers to create a wide variety of vibrant projects at a reasonable price. Neon sign projects, which require sophisticated glass making techniques as well as high voltage for control aren’t as common, but do still have their adherents. Some have even experimented...

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Calvin Klein and Amazon Drive ‘Phygital’ Buzz

Extending its 2018 Calvin Klein Jeans global ad campaign experience, the brand is partnering with Amazon for an immersive activation event. Calvin Klein is combining its physical and digital brand experiences through an immersive activation in collaboration with Amazon Fashion. The three-day interactive exercise takes...

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ArdOsc is a matchbox-sized, Arduino Nano-based oscilloscope

Oscilloscopes come in all different shapes and sizes, and now with just a few discreet components, maker Peter Balch has been able to turn an Arduino Nano into an oscilloscope the size of a matchbox.  The simplest version of this device, which he calls the “ArdOsc,” displays data on a computer screen, but a 1.3”...