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Reading temperature and humidity with a PIC micro
posted May 30 2011 20:08.05 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Raj from Embedded-lab informed me about his latest tutorial that he uploaded the day before. In this tutorial, he explains how can someone acquire data from the Sensirion temperature...

[Link: mbedded-lab]
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Tags: humidity   sensors   artistic   theory/tutorial   temperature   robot   pic   microcontroller   lcd   electronic project   



The simplest DIY Geiger radiation detector ever
posted May 9 2011 19:59.55 by Giorgos Lazaridis




A battery, an empty metallic can, a resistor and a darlington pair transistor is more or less all that you need to make a radiation detector! Youtube user bionerd23 explains how...

[Link: bionerd23]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   radiation   tools   sensors   experiments   science   nuclear   how it works   how to   








You simply can't take your eyes off of this projection screen
posted May 3 2011 20:37.28 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Students from the University of Texas at Austin can't get enough gaming, not even with kinect. They created a virtual reality gaming setup with an eye-following projection screen! A...

[Via: popsci]    [Link: ChickenDefender]
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Tags: projector   geek   innovations   games and fun   rc servo   computer peripheral hacks   gaming   sensors   



This is what you get if you put eggs in MRI
posted April 21 2011 19:38.41 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is the impression of the scientists from Sixty Symbols of Easter eggs. They got some Cadbury Creme Eggs and real eggs, and put them in an MRI scanner. The MRI scanner mapped...

[Link: Sixty Symbols]
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Tags: how it works   theory/tutorial   biotechnology   chemistry   physics   science   sensors   magnetism   health & nature   



The engineer guy explains how smoke detectors work
posted March 8 2011 21:04.05 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Another brilliant video with Bill Hammack, AKA the engineer guy. This time, he takes apart a smoke detector to explain how it works. You will find that there is a tiny radioactive...

[Link: engineerguyvideo]
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Tags: commercial   sensors   theory/tutorial   how it works   








How to amplify the signal from a thermocouple pair
posted March 4 2011 22:23.39 by Giorgos Lazaridis




When i was designing my DIY soldering station, i faced one big problem: how to read and use the thermocouple output. If you read the thermocouple theory, you will see that the...

[Link: kennethfinnegan]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   thermocouple   amplifier   sensors   temperature   



PIC to measure heart beats and tell if you are angry
posted March 4 2011 22:10.35 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Here is another interesting circuit based on a PIC microcontroller. This time, the PIC16F877 is put to measure the beats per minute of the heart, and hence say if you are angry or...

[Via: dangerousprototypes]    [Link: tecnobits]
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Tags: electronic project   physics   diy   pic   microcontroller   sensors   biotechnology   health & nature   



Meet the smallest computer ever!
posted February 22 2011 21:20.23 by Giorgos Lazaridis




This is the smallest computer ever created, a complete millimeter-scale computing system, designed by researcher in the University of Michigan. This prototype is made to be...

[Via: popsci]
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Tags: pressure   low power   innovations   biotechnology   health & nature   science   sensors   research   inventions   








Mindflex Arduino hack to visualize brain waves
posted February 21 2011 21:53.49 by Giorgos Lazaridis




Mindflex, is a cool 2 years old gadget, which can translate a human's thought into control commands. 11 months ago, 3 people from...

[Via: electronics-lab]    [Link: frontiernerds]
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Tags: mindflex   crazy hack   electronic project   diy   microcontroller   arduino   games and fun   sensors   mind control   pc related   

















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