An Arduino vibe bowl screw feeder

An Arduino vibe bowl screw feeder

Vibratory bowls, which feed small parts up a long curved ramp, are essential elements in many types of automated manufacturing. While the video seen here doesn’t get into how the bowls themselves are made, a crucial part of the setup is the ramp on the end, which controls how items exiting the bowl are aligned.

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Ivy is a massive 240-step sequencer

Ivy is a massive 240-step sequencer

Most musical sequencers use an array of buttons to control sounds played in 16 or perhaps 32 steps. As seen here, Moscow-based artist Dmitry Morozov (aka ::vtol::) created an installation called “Ivy” wth not 16, but 240!

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IoT telematics startup Automile banks $34M Series B

IoT telematics startup Automile banks $34M Series B
Oct 21 2017

Automile, an IoT-telematics company providing real-time asset and vehicle tracking raised a $34M Series B round led by Insight Venture Partners. Returning investors SaaStr Fund, Point Nine Capital, Dawn Capital and Salesforce Ventures also participated in the round.

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A Playmobil Wedding Band

A Playmobil Wedding Band

Two of Boris Werner’s friends, both musicians, were getting married, so for a unique gift he decided on a miniature stage setup with a Playmobil bride and groom as the guitarists.

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Be among the first to try the Arduino IDE 1.9 Beta

Be among the first to try the Arduino IDE 1.9 Beta

Today we’re very excited (and a bit nervous) to announce the new development cycle of the Arduino IDE.

As you may have noticed, we’ve been continuously removing functionality from the Java package, and migrating them to a collection of external tools.

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An Arduino Mouse Wiggler!

An Arduino Mouse Wiggler!

If, for whatever reason, you need your computer to stay awake without changing its settings, that’s easy—just remember to shake your mouse back and forth intermittently! If remembering to do that over and over seems like too much work, then here’s a simple solution: a device setup to optically wiggle your mouse using an Arduino Nano and a micro RC servo.

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Meet Moo-Bot, a robotic cow scarecrow

Meet Moo-Bot, a robotic cow scarecrow

With Halloween around the corner, hackers are gearing up for festivals and trick-or-treaters, hoping to spook visitors or simply impress others with their automation prowess. DIY bloggers Ash and Eileen are no different, and decided to enter a local scarecrow contest in the “Out of this World” category.

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