Web Platform scratch and dent on its way to recovery

Tom redeemed one of his 7400 competition coupons for a Web Platform from the scratch and dent category of our free PCB drawer. He was able to ping it successfully and get it recognized over USB, so it looks like the major IC’s are functioning as intended. Dangerous Prototypes recently organized a give away of some […]

October swag bag: Web Platform

Earlier this year we added the Scratch and Dent category to our free PCB drawer. It’s a collection of hardware that failed Seeed’s quality control. Some have PCB errors, some have malfunctioning ICs, and some just cosmetic errors.   T0mpr1c3 got a Web Platform out of it and tweeted about it. Dangerous Prototypes recently organized […]

Contiki on the web platform documentation update

Shuckc ported Contiki OS 2.5 to run on the web platform. Now some additional documentation is available to help get you started with this port. Contiki is an open source operating system for embedded devices. It supports both IPv4 and IPv6 internet protocols, and is not too taxing on memory, usually taking around 40KB of […]

Contiki 2.5 running on the Web Platform

Shuckc has successfully ported the Contiki 2.5 OS to the Web Platform. Contiki is an open source operating system for embedded devices. It supports both IPv4 and IPv6 internet protocols, and is not too taxing on memory, usually taking around 40KB of ROM and a few K of RAM. As I hinted last week (and […]

Controlling your home over the internet

Maurício developed a Arduino based project for controlling devices in your home over the web. The site is in Portuguese but the video has English captions. The project uses the ethernet shield to allow you to interface with the Arduino over the web, which in return controls relays. How to turn on lights, and various […]

Maker Faire 2011: Hands-on DIY festival

The internet situation pre-Maker Faire Bay Area has been pretty bad. Worse than bad. Today we’re in the conference hotel though, and there’s wired and wireless internet aplenty. If you’re going to Maker Faire please stop by the Seeed Studio booth and say hi, we’re right next to the central Maker stage in the main […]

Week in (p)review: May 13, 2011

Facebook free PCB Friday is on the way. Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week we threw out our regularly scheduled programming to bring you a five-part series on a prototype open source oscilloscope: Part 1: There’s so much between 0 and 1 Part 2: Feed and […]

Week in (p)review: May 06, 2011

Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Updated source archive and user packages for the Web Platform are now available Nokia LCD backpack was featured in this week’s status update post #twatch firmware v0e is now available for download […]

Web platform release package v1.c

Over the last few weeks we did a massive cleanup and reorganization of our SVN code repository. Most projects now follow a standard directory structure. All our in-progress and stalled project files are now completely open and available to anyone. We also included all the manufacturing resources used to initiate production at Seeed, and the […]

Week in (p)review: April 08, 2011

Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. Everyone who posts a project log this week gets a free PCB! Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Logic Shrimp logic analyzer was released flubberlab is diagramming the advanced triggers in the new Logic Sniffer Demon core in […]

Watterott Electronic has the Web Platform

Watterott Electronic now stocks the Web Platform, Bus Pirate LCD Adapter v2, #Twatch and the Bus Pirate in Germany. Thanks for supporting our projects. If you’d like to be distributor please drop us a line. Hacker Spaces get distributor pricing too.

Week in (p)review: February 20, 2011

Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free SOIC protoboard. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: A new firmware and PC application to program CPLDs and FPGAs with the Bus Pirate MOD for the phpBB3 forum stops almost […]

Week in (p)review: February 13, 2011

Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free SOIC protoboard. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: Jawi released a new version of his client for the Logic Sniffer. This supports new features in the experimental Verilog core from […]

Pic web development board

Inspired by the business card web server designed by our own Ian, Arthurb created a development system based around the pic 24f and enc28j60. With multiple daughter cards, for touch sense, serial lcd, temperature sensor, keyboard and monitor. this seems to be a versatile system for development. Via Hack a Day Get an assembled Web […]

Week in (p)review: February 06, 2011

Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free SOIC protoboard. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: We released a bunch of abandoned or stalled prototypes: XT IDE disk controller, Ethernet JTAG debugger, Ethernet LED driver, PIC Z-machine emulator, […]

Week in (p)review: January 30, 2011

Don’t forget to share your current project in the comments or the forum. This week our favorite project gets a free SOIC protoboard. Here’s a summary of major developments over the last week: The new forum is running, we hope you enjoy the added features of the phpBB software. It was a bit of a […]