Turn your RPi into a tablet, infotainment system or embedded project. The 800 × 480 display with viewable size of 155mm x 86mm connects to the DSI display connector via an adapter board. Touchscreen drivers with support for 10-finger touch and an on-screen keyboard will provide full functionality without the need for a physical keyboard or mouse.
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September 30, 2015
Massimo gives Arduino update
Massimo Banzi was proud to announce at the New York World Maker Faire 2015 recently that Arduino.cc is opening an office in New York City. This is an important development for Arduino and will allow it to tap into...
September 24, 2015
RePhone... the hackable phone
The RePhone system from Seeed is a customizable modular GSM, GPRS phone system with Bluetooth support. The basic phone consists of a tiny circuit board with a SIM slot. The whole thing is open source so you can hack away to your heart’s content...
September 23, 2015
Post Project No. 64: Test Jig for Temperature Probes & Sensors
This Arduino-driven fixture enables the essential characteristics of many types of temperature sensor including silicon, PTC, and NTC to be measured for comparing to the factory specs. It also helps you identify a faulty sensor, or match a pair of them.
September 18, 2015
Arduino Sound-Level Protector
The Arduino is a real jack-of-all-trades. You can use this inexpensive microcontroller board for all kinds of things thanks to the expansion connectors for which countless 'shields' are available. In an article published in Elektor’s September & October 2015 edition we show you how you can realize a 'sound-level traffic light' using an Uno, together with an Elektor-developed multipurpose shield and a handful of common parts.
September 15, 2015
Atmel's latest processor uses less juice
Atmel has announced a new series of Atmel | SMART ARM® Cortex®-A5-based microprocessors (MPUs). Firmly targeted at IoT applications they are said to deliver the world’s lowest power consumption for all MPUs in their class...
September 1, 2015
Orange Pi undercuts Raspberry Pi
Over the last few months the Asian manufacturer Shenzhen Xunlong Software has released a number of capable open-spec single board computers with the ‘Orange Pi’ label that are both Linux and Android-ready. Their latest offering is the Orange Pi PC which packs...
August 27, 2015
Hand a Raspberry Pi to a maker and you can be pretty sure that sooner or later they will be hanging all sorts of sensors and output displays to it. This HAT from The Raspberry Pi foundation looks neat and combines a good range of sensors with an 8 x 8 LED matrix display. The matrix can be...
August 26, 2015
The PIC32MX1/2 family expands
The PIC32MX1/2 family of microcontrollers from Microchip Technology has been expanded with new versions offering larger memory capacity. The 32-bit MCU family is now available with 256KByte Flash and 16KByte RAM in a...
August 23, 2015
Intel help Atmel keep data secure
Atmel has announced that it will be implementing Intel's Enhanced Privacy ID (EPID) technology on all of its SmartConnect wireless solutions. The move will provide mutual authentication between the IoT node and the cloud. Intel EPID is an ISO standard digital signature...