arduino

Build A Network Caller ID LED Screen

Caller ID works wonders when you’re trying to dodge telemarketers, but you need to have the phone nearby. B Tod Cox decided to solve that problem with an LED screen you can set up in any room of the house.


Build This GPS-Logging Harness And Track Your Pet's Movements

If you’ve ever wondered where your dog actually goes when you let him off his leash, or what your cat does while you sleep, this GPS-logging harness, packed with wearable electronics, can put it all on a map for you. Best of all, you could wear it yourself.


Unlock Your Computer With A Physical Key

We generally use passwords to lock people out of our computers. But Instructables user Thomas_Kirkup found a way to use an actual, physical key — like the one on your door — to lock and unlock your PC.


Build A Temperature, Humidity And Smoke Alarm System With An Arduino

Keeping track of the temperature, humidity and smoke level in your house is important. If you want to make your own system for doing so, Instructables user ICStation shows off how to use an Arduino to do it.


Hover Adds Gesture Control To Arduino And Raspberry Pi Projects

Doing an electronics project and need a way to input data? Hover is a simple little add-on that makes it easy to add gesture and touch controls to your projects.


Build Your Own Potted Plant Protector That Monitors A Plant's Health

Killing plants is easy, but keeping them alive and healthy is a lot more rewarding. If you have a black thumb and need a little help keeping your indoor plants alive, this project from Make shows you how to build an Arduino-powered monitoring system.


I'm Becky Stern Of Adafruit, And This Is How I Work

Is Becky Stern an artist or engineer or designer? At Adafruit Industries, it’s all of the above. As Director of Wearable Electronics, Becky combines her DIY skills with crafting talents to build cool gizmos that utilise all sorts of electronic components.


Control Arduino Projects With Your Voice And An Android Phone

Voice recognition is one of the best ways to control Arduino projects, but it’s not exactly easy to implement on your own. Instructables user ASCAS shows off how to add voice control to your Arduino projects using your Android phone and Bluetooth.


The Discovering Arduino DIY Kit Gets You Started With Electronics

There are plenty of starter kits to choose from if you’re interested in tinkering with electronics, but the Discovering Arduino DIY Kit is one of the more expansive. It gets you started both with general electronics and Arduino programming.


Build A Smartphone-Connected Garage Door Opener With An Arduino

Garage door openers are usually made up of a single button. If you want something more high tech, Instructables user MegunoLink shows off how to build a garage door opener you can control with your smartphone.