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Arduino is considering manufacturing in India. The startup, best known for its open source microcontroller boards, hopes to restrict the rise of counterfeit boards and cater to the growing demand…

Arduino exploring India manufacturing to limit counterfeit sales

Odds are if you know the name Arduino, it’s through its connection to the DIY community. Much like Raspberry Pi, the company built its reputation creating microcontrollers for hobbyists. But…

Arduino nabs $22 million in fresh funding to support expansion into enterprise

Best known for its open source microcontrollers that have been wildly embraced by the developer community, Arduino now has its sights firmly set on the enterprise world. Specifically, the company…

Arduino sets its sights on enterprise applications with new funding round

For this year’s STEM toy gift guide we’ve split out our recommendations by age for easier navigation.

Gift Guide: 20+ STEM toy gift ideas for aspiring young builders

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TinyML is giving hardware new life

Today and going forward, billions of tiny devices will act as an extension of our brains, feelings and emotions as a natural extension of everyday life.

9:45 am PDT • May 29, 2020
TinyML is giving hardware new life

Arduino, the open-source hardware platform, today announced the launch of a new low-code platform and modular hardware system for IoT development. The idea here is to give small and medium…

Arduino launches a new modular platform for IoT development

Twilio is hosting its Signal developer conference in San Francisco this week. Yesterday was all about bots and taking payments over the phone; today is all about IoT. The company…

Twilio launches a new SIM card and narrowband dev kit for IoT developers

When we last met UDOO, the team was building a powerful Raspberry Pi-based DIY board with a bunch of impressive features, including more ports and a better processor. Now the…

The UDOO BOLT is a powerful computer on a tiny board
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A chat with the creators of Arduino

11:33 am PDT • October 9, 2017

On this week’s Technotopia I talked to Massimo Banzi and Fabio Violante, the co-creators of Arduino. This pair of Italian artists saw their little single-board computers as a gateway to…

A chat with the creators of Arduino

Last week Arduino AG, the holding company for the open source Arduino project, announced that CEO Federico Musto stepped down, to be replaced with Massimo Banzi as new Chairman and…

Federico Musto is out as Arduino CEO

Things in the normally placid world of open source hardware are heating up as major figures in the Maker movement have begun speaking out against the current managing director of…

CEO controversy mars Arduino’s open future

One of the hardest things about Raspberry Pi and Arduino is figuring out where to stick all the pieces. While both of these systems work well alone — you can…

The Atomo Modular Electronics System is like LEGO for electronics

The tiny Pixel 2.0 is basically an Arduino board wedded to a tiny 1.5″ 128×128 color OLED screen. This means you can stick it inside a wearable and address the…

The Pixel 2.0 is a tiny OLED screen for your wearable Arduino pleasure

War. Famine. Drought. Imagine Dragons. The world is full of horror and what better way to assuage that grief then by watching this M&M and Skittles sorting machine do its…

This candy sorting machine isn’t the hero the world wants but it’s the hero the world needs

What do you buy for someone who has everything? Either a pink fairy armadillo or an Arduino MKRZero. I’d recommend going with the Arduino. The MKRZero is basically a really,…

The Arduino MKRZero is a teenier, tinier DIY board for hardware hackers

Once, long ago when magazines still existed, I bought a copy of Popular Mechanics. Inside was a guide on how to build a robotic lawnmower. Now this was back in the…

Making an Arduino-based CNC plotter out of a DVD player is as easy as 1, 2, what’s Arduino again?

Are you and your friends all in love with the same strange girl who bleeds from her head? Does she like waffles? Are you afraid of monsters? Then have we…

This DIY Stranger Things light kit will make you forget about Barb

Back in the old days hardware manufacturers felt safe in the knowledge that no mere hardware hacker could attempt to recreate their inventions. From Sony to Philips to LG to…

Arduino unleashes a serious Internet of Things system for hardware hackers

Need a tiny, $5 computer to build a robot that will bring you your slippers, initiate a massage chair session, and pour out your daily dose of bourbon? The Onion…

The Onion Omega2 lets you add Linux to your hardware projects

The hardware tinkerers and prototype mavens out there will invariably have stumbled across the Arduino platform. Completely open source and always pushing the limits for collaboration, there are a ton…

Mad scientist shrinks Arduino to size of an AA battery

What could be cooler than a name like “Bosphorus Mechatronics?” How about a little box that lets you connect almost anything to anything including wireless connections and rotary input. The…

TinyLab Is A Prototyping System In A Box

The original UDOO board was pretty amazing. A merging of Raspberry Pi and Arduino, the system let you run a tiny computer on a single board as well as control…

The UDOO Neo Adds More Power To The Ultimate DIY Board
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RoboCore Is A Core For Your Robo

9:43 am PST • February 11, 2015

Krakow-based RoboCore has just launched on Kickstarter and is looking for a mere $50,000 to help you build better robots. The device is essentially a brain for your robotic projects.…

RoboCore Is A Core For Your Robo

Keven Bates, the creator of the Arduboy programmable business card, has taken his upcoming project and stuffed it into the coolest bracelet you’ll see all week. The wearable, made of…

You Can Play Tetris On This Steampunk Bracelet

Today in devices that use stepper motors to make beautiful music we present to you this Arduino-powered, Raspberry-Pi containing music box that uses simple stepper motors to grind out merry…

If You Watch One Video Featuring An Arduino-Powered Stepper Motor Music Box Today, Make It This One

A member of the Udoo team, Michelangelo Guarise, was at the Maker Faire in New York this weekend with a special treat: something that appears to be one of the…

Up Close With The Biggest Joystick In The World (That We Know Of)

Arduino hackers rejoice: you can now add touch sensitivity and gesture controls to your tiny electronics projects, something that could add some very compelling user experience tweaks to existing projects.…

Hover Adds Gestures And Touch To Your DIY Electronics

Do you desire a teeny, tiny, little Arduino board with OLED display? You bet you do! Microview is a new “chip-sized” Arduino on Kickstarter that costs $45. What can it…

Microview Shrinks Arduino Into A Teeny, Weenie OLED Module

If you’ve messed with Arduino, the inexpensive micro controller, you’ll know that you can run a small motor or turn an LED on and off, but anything else – powering…

Power Big Electronics Projects With The Controllino Arduino Board

While this is no Monsieur, this DIY Arduino project may be the next best thing. The system uses a kitchen scale, a little amplifier, and an Arduino Uno (you can…

Start Your Weekend Right With This DIY Drink Mixing Arduino Project