Category Archives: open source

OpenSprinkler Firmware 2.1.0 released

Ray Wang from RaysHobby announces the release of OpenSprinkler Firmware 2.1.0. OpenSprinkler is an open-source, Arduino-based, web-connected sprinkler controller. This new firmware is a major upgrade that introduces a number of new features, including automatic weather-based watering adjustment (using real-time … Read more

Hacking Android on the UDOO board (for SATA and S/PDIF)

Computer engineer Primiano Tucci has been experimenting with Android on the UDOO board. I recently came in possession of a UDOO Quad board. The hardware onboard is pretty powerful compared to many other competitor boards. Unfortunately, however, the software support … Read more

Video: JTAGulator introduction and demonstration

Hardware hacking guru Joe Grand of GrandIdeastudio has posted this new, detailed introduction/demonstration of the JTAGulator, an open source hardware tool te hat assists in identifying on-chip debug (OCD) and/or programming connections from test points, vias, or component pads on … Read more

Energia vE0013 release adds low power, CC3200 WiFi LP and CC3100 BP support

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The Energia team announces the availability of version vE0013.  We wrote about it previously: A new version of Energia has been released. Energia is an open-source electronics prototyping platform started by Robert Wessels in January of 2012 with the goal … Read more

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OpenHardwareExG: An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing

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OpenHardwareExG,  An open source platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, and EOG signal processing: The OpenHardwareExG is a platform for ECG, EEG, EMG, ENG, EOG, and evoked potential applications. The OpenHardwareExG platform was originally developed as part of the eeg-mouse … Read more

Analysing 433 Mhz transmitters with RTL-SDR

Yashin has posted this tutorial at ArcanumX demonstrating how to read and decode 433 MHz digital data transmissions. “I intend to demonstrate how the RTL-SDR can be used to sniff 433 Mhz transmitters. These are pretty cheap and can be … Read more

Digital audio amplifier with PLL synthesized FM radio

Another open source hardware project by Dilshan Jayakody the digital audio amplifier with PLL synthesized FM radio: This is high quality stereo digital audio amplifier with PLL synthesized FM radio receiver. Some of the high level specifications of this receiver are listed in … Read more