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SingLock Protects Your Valuables from Shy People

Two Cornell students have designed their own multi-factor authentication system. This system uses a PIN combined with a form of voice recognition to authenticate a user. 170 more words

Security Hacks

The Tinusaur Boards are Back in Stock


All the parts were received from our suppliers – The Tinusaur Board and The Tinusaur Starter are back in stock at our online store… 85 more words


Arduino interrupts in C: implementing a time switch

This post continues the series of simple Arduino applications written in C instead of the official Arduino language and IDE. See the previous posts about… 1,129 more words


Cryptotronix partners with TilePay to bring Bitcoin-based micropayments to the Internet of Things

Cryptotronix is excited to announce a partnership with TilePay to help enable cryptocurrency payments to IoT devices. TilePay is a decentralized payment system based on the Bitcoin blockchain. 222 more words


Goldilocks Analogue - Prototyping 3

Following my initial design article, and the follow up design article, I’ve put quite a lot of thought into how I can make this Goldilocks Analogue device best achieve my stated goals. 2,298 more words

Fun facts: 30 years, 1 company, unlimited possibilities

Boy, where has the time gone? Today, December 5, 2014, marks an extremely special day for us here at Atmel — it is the day we turn 30 as a semiconductor company. 494 more words

Makers Movement

A cap, some Wire, and (broken chips / burn = zero)

The ZIF Atmega burner I made required an upgrade after some use.

Moving from the breadboard setup I had before to burn Atmegas to my ZIF burner has been a great upgrade for me, it takes much faster, I don’t make as many mistakes as before, and the derivative of how many chips I break pr burn (or time) dived really deep, before leveling around zero. 174 more words