Industrial knowledge platform Maana banks $28M Series C

Industrial knowledge platform Maana banks $28M Series C
Dec 21 2017

Maana, an industrial knowledge platform turns human expertise and data into digital knowledge for employees to make informed decisions raised a $28M Series C round. The latest round was led by China International Capital Corporation (CICC) and Eight Square Capital and all existing investors.

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New search engine and Arduino reference!

New search engine and Arduino reference!

The Arduino web team has working hard behind the scenes improving our legacy systems. Now, it’s time to work on something more interesting for the team and more useful for our community! From here on out, we will update you every month on the latest and greatest activities…

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Slide the “time clock” into position with Arduino

Slide the “time clock” into position with Arduino

Years ago, if you wanted to track employee hours, you needed to have them punch a time card. Saunders Machine Works, however, uses a facial recognition system running on an iPad for this purpose, meaning they had to figure out how to sense employees of different heights.

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This DIY machine mixes your favorite three-ingredient cocktail

This DIY machine mixes your favorite three-ingredient cocktail

Do you and your friends have a favorite cocktail? If so—and if it has three ingredients—then this Arduino-based cocktail machine from YouTuber “GreatScott!” may be worth checking out.

The device is capable of mixing three liquids, which in GreatScott’s case consist of vodka, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juice (also known as a Sea Breeze), in a drink size selected via a rotary encoder and LCD screen.

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Create a beat by nodding your head

Create a beat by nodding your head

If you are really enjoying a song, you may start to bob your head to the tunes, but what if you could instead create actual music with this subtle movement? That’s exactly what Andrew Lee’s “Nod Bang” system accomplishes.

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A chronograph rig for high-speed glass photography

A chronograph rig for high-speed glass photography

To capture images of bullets “interacting” with various objects, photographic hacker Tyler Gerritsen created an impressive chronograph rig, able to measure the speed of a bullet launched from a rifle at 1000 meters per second.

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Intelli-Buoy gathers water data

Intelli-Buoy gathers water data

Water is essential to life on earth, and making sure our rivers and lakes are free from pollution is therefore quite important. For environmental monitoring, students from Bergen County Academics Magnet High School have come up with the Intelli-Buoy system that can track water turbidity, pH, oxygen, and temperature levels for analysis.

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Create the smart home gadget of the future with Alexa and Arduino

Create the smart home gadget of the future with Alexa and Arduino

 

We’re excited to announce a new challenge with Amazon Alexa and Hackster.io, which invites the Arduino community to design the smart home gadgets of the future.

Makers have already come up with exciting ways to integrate Alexa and Arduino into their projects, from talking teddy bears and singing animatronic fish, to voice-controlled blinds and holiday decorations, to robotic coffee machines and drink mixers.

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