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CROMATICA lamp fuses light and sound

Powered by an Atmel-based Arduino board, CROMATICA creates an ambient experience by fusing light and sound. 

This digital hybrid – which acts as a both a table lamp and speaker – is controlled via a gestural interface and remotely via an app. 487 more words


Mixed martial arts training with Fight Coach

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full contact combat sport that allows the use of both striking and grappling techniques from a variety of other fighting genres. 227 more words


Atmel's ATtiny85 MCU powers ButtonDuino dev board

ButtonDuino – which recently made its Indiegogo debut – is an uber-mini (0.73in x 0.718in), USB programmable development platform powered by Atmel’s popular ATtiny85 microcontroller (MCU) 231 more words


Video: This LEGO robot plays iPad games

Uli Kilian has designed a Lego Technics robot to play freemium games. More specifically, the Arduino Uno-powered (Atmel ATmega328 MCU) ‘bot plays Jurassic Park Builder, a title that requires the user to remain active (or tap) every few minutes. 242 more words


Adafruit builds a smart (Yún) measuring cup

Adafruit’s Tony DiCola has put together a detailed tutorial explaining how to build a smart measuring cup that displays the volume of liquid in a real time on a web page. 563 more words


uMotio controls 3D gestures

The uMotio – which recently surfaced on Indiegogo – is an open source 3D tracking and gesture controller. The platform, equipped with Atmel’s ATmega32U4 microcontroller… 346 more words


Drawing musical MIDI, Uno style

A team led by Alex Haff of NYU’s Science of Music school recently debuted a DIY paper circuit project dubbed Draw MIDI.

The digital-based platform uses capacitance sensing to collect electrical signals from a pencil-and-paper keyboard. 237 more words