Category: Crowdfunding

The Little Buddy Talker – Arduino Compatible Speech Chip Set (Kickstarter)

February 1, 2018 by richardvk

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Last modified February 1, 2018

Tagline: Small, versatile, fun, and inexpensive! Use the 254 word library to bring speech to your Arduino projects! Speak, Arduino, Speak! What would the maker world be without the legendary ESP8266 wifi chip? Whether its the ‘original’ Wemos D1 (a standard Arduino form factor board but with built in WiFi) or its baby brother, the D1 mini, or the NodeMCU’s, these chips have revolutionised the makerspace …

Bolt IoT – IoT platform, made for Machine Learning

January 30, 2018 by richardvk

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Last modified January 30, 2018

Tagline: Fully integrated IoT platform, made for Machine Learning. Machine learning is something that interests me a lot, but I am only now starting to skill up in this exciting space. Collecting data, storing data, processing data, displaying data – been there, done that! Its time for something new! I believe there is a LOT more to machine learning than just pushing data to an ‘intelligent’ …

Snapmaker : The All-Metal 3D Printer (Kickstarter)

January 30, 2018 by richardvk

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Last modified January 30, 2018

I have never touched a 3D printer in my life. But there are a million things I would love to produce, if only I knew how. This tool promises 3 functions in 1: 3D printing Laser engraving CNC carving My mind is running wild already!! Can wait until this arrives, it promises to be game changing 🙂 Check out more on the Kickstarter campaign here on …

Nixie Tube SHIELD for Arduino (Indiegogo)

January 30, 2018 by richardvk

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Last modified January 31, 2018

Project tagline: With Nixie Tube SHIELD for Arduino you can bring to life any Nixie Tubes and use with your projects! I love my Nixies! I currently have a bunch of IN12B Nixie tubes I bought a few years ago. To date, for testing, I have used a 12v->170v step-up converter to power them, and drove the outputs via some old Russian BCD chips. The …