Alcohol measuring wristband wins government competition

Alcohol measuring wristband wins government competition


  • US Senate finally dumps BlackBerry
  • Alibaba announces new system to track and remove fake goods
  • BACtrack Skyn detects alcohol levels from your sweat.
  • The device, called “Skyn,” detects alcohol using a fuel cell technology similar to that used by law enforcement.
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Raspberry Pi announces Internet of Voice challenge with Amazon and Hackster.io #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!

Raspberry Pi announces Internet of Voice challenge with Amazon and Hackster.io #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi « Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers!


  • We recently showed you how to connect your Raspberry Pi to Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service to build your very own homebrew clone of the Echo voice appliance.
  • Raspberry Pi announces Internet of Voice challenge with Amazon and Hackster.io #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi
  • Many of you have been using the Raspberry Pi as a platform for internet of things (IoT) hacking.
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Latest Pebble campaign snags third-most-funded slot on Kickstarter

Latest Pebble campaign snags third-most-funded slot on Kickstarter


  • Latest Pebble campaign snags third-most-funded slot on Kickstarter
  • Pebble’s campaign settles into Kickstarter’s most-funded leaderboard surrounded by some familiar faces: The other campaigns in the top four are Pebble’s own Pebble Time, the Coolest Cooler and Pebble’s original Kickstarter campaign.
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Start-ups

Start-ups


  • Orange is committed to identifying, supporting and promoting the digital skills that will change how our customers meet their basic needs in the future.
  • Identifying firstly means anticipating and pinpointing changes to digital uses, then selecting the start-ups most likely to drive them and integrating them into our ecosystem.
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Cartogram Special – Brexit

Cartogram Special – Brexit


  • A blog post on the Vis4 website explains why its (nice) mappings of the referendum were not made in cartogram form.
  • Irish citizen living in the UK were given a vote in this referendum, as was the UK population in Gibraltar.
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What Do You Know About Electric Cars? (Trivia)

What Do You Know About Electric Cars? (Trivia)


  • Connected World Design Development Internet of Things Smart Tech Tech News Wearables
  • Connected World Development Internet of Things Smart Tech Tech News Wearables
  • Apps Connected World Development Internet of Things Smart Tech Tech News Wearables
  • Software Focus continues to follow all important interesting IoT news.
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Grab things with an Arduino robotic gripper

Grab things with an Arduino robotic gripper

Sam Baumgarten and his friend have developed a pretty rad robotic gripper with the help of Arduino and 3D printing. The gripper itself consists of three large hobby servos joined to the fingers with a linkage.

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Venduino is a DIY Arduino vending machine

Venduino is a DIY Arduino vending machine

Ryan Bates has built a miniaturized vending machine from scratch using an Arduino Uno, four continuous rotation servos, and a Nokia 5110 LCD. The device, dubbed “Venduino,” includes four input buttons to make a selection, an LED indicator, and a 12V light strips to illuminate the inside of the cabinet.

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Taking IoT to the next stage

Taking IoT to the next stage


  • We’re going for markets where there is high volume and low prices.
  • Hanns Windele : You have been described as a pioneer of the Internet of Things.
  • The future is about new things and at the time the future was all about 4G.
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