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Better BBQ with Flyport and Cosm

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaDLPJUtFzE[/embed] Here’s a video demonstrating how to keep your BBQ under control using COSM and Flyport Wi-Fi: Michael Posavec, a strong supporter of openPicus, decided to hack his Maverick wireless BBQ thermometer adding Flyport Wi-Fi to make it Internet connected.

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Posted in hacks, measurement, wireless | 4 Comments »

DIY Santa Claus Singer with Flyport

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Stefano has completed work on a holiday project known as the DIY Santa Claus Singer with Flyport. It is built around an animated Santa Claus decoration with the control switch bypassed with an NPN transistor. The switch is controlled over the internet via the Arduino/ethernet shield combo which responds to...

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Posted in DIY, Holiday, project logs | No Comments »

OpenPicus WIFI development board winner

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Today we announce the winner of the OpenPicus WIFI development board. There were lots of creative project ideas, thanks for your submissions. Congratulations to Tom, his idea for WIFI-controlled theater props scored him the OpenPicus starter kit: I build custom lighting, props and scenic effects for the theatre.As these things are...

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Posted in PIC, wireless | 6 Comments »

Reminder: OpenPicus WIFI development board giveaway

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Today is the last day for the OpenPicus Nest starter kit giveaway. If you’d like one just leave a comment with a project idea. We'll give it away later in the day.

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Giveaway: OpenPicus Nest starter kit

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Tomorrow we’ll give away a Nest starter kit. If you’d like it just leave a comment on yesterday’s post with a project idea.

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OpenPicus WIFI development board giveaway

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

OpenPicus gave us a Nest starter kit WIFI development platform to give away.  Leave a comment on this post with a project idea, and it could be yours on Thursday. OpenPicus is working on open source wireless hardware and a free application development platform. The current WIFI hardware has a...

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Posted in PIC, wireless | 94 Comments »

OpenPicus wireless development platform

Wednesday, February 9th, 2011

OpenPicus is working on open source wireless hardware and a free application development platform.  The current WIFI hardware has a PIC 24FJ256GA106 microcontroller, and an MRF24WB0MA module provides the wireless. An Arduino-like IDE has libraries and frameworks to simplify wireless development. If you have the grit to develop a wireless...

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Posted in PIC, wireless | 11 Comments »

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