Not Just Arduino Event 14

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Not Just Arduino 6th May

ShrimpingIt workshop info

All confirmed participants have received an extra info on the Arduino Clone workshop on Thursday 9th May.


Open Tech 2013

OpenTech 2013 is an informal, low cost, one-day conference on slightly different approaches to technology, experience and democracy.

When: Saturday 18th May 2013. (10:45 start) Where: ULU, London. Cost: £5 on the door. Programme / Registration here


Talks on Contiki, the open source operating system for the Internet of Things, low power wireless sensors and quick2link, a protocol for distributed sensor/actuator networks.

When: 16th May 2013, 18:00 - 20:00 at Centre for Creative Collaboration, 16 Acton Street, London, WC1X 9NG.

More info here

Mini Maker faire

London’s first Mini Maker Faire will take place at the London College of Communication on the 6th July 2013. You can get a free ticket here now.

Interesting links


UDOO is a mini PC that could run either Android or Linux, with an Arduino-compatible board embedded. It's size is 4.33 inch x 3.35 inch (11 cm x 8.5 cm) and it has low power consumption. It has the power of 4 Raspberry PI + Arduino DUE functionality. Read this for possible connections between the two processors, explained and illustrated in an easy and intelligible way.

Raspberry Pi Projects

Interesting article listing Rpi projects and boards, including a car With Night Vision, Google Glass-like Translation...

Spark Core: Wi-Fi for Everything

Add Wi-Fi to Practically Anything With This Arduino-Compatible Chip. Kickstarter campaign here.

Detecting Radiation Levels in Fukushima: an example of crowdsourcing

Since 2011, various manufacturors have been developing open hardware Geiger shields to provide people in Japan with tools for self-measuring radiation levels. Here is detailed article on the process.

Voice Lamp

Voice Lamp is a Google Chrome application that makes possible to interact with a lamp made with Arduino by using your voice and a serial connection. It uses experimental APIs to create serial communication and to record voice using just Javascript. Source, More info

How to Use IR Remotes with Arduino

Step by step instructions on how to control just about anything with your IR remote.

Beat Feet

Beat Feet allows musicians to add drum and guitar effects using only feet gestures and wearable sensors. Check the details of the project on this website and watch the video to see it in action.

Arduino hidden journey

Arduino hidden camera package


An iPhone controlled labyrinth .Server in NodeJS. iPhone App with Objective C.

Turning drawings into a music game

MusicInk makes drawings turning into real music, this process is due to a mashup of various technologies: Conductive Ink by Bare Conductive, MPR121 controller, Arduino (Duemilanove board), LiPo shield (removed on a second time), Bluetooth shield by Seedstudio, Android platform, Pure Data for Android (libido), Pure Data patch.

Sensor journalism

2 articles (1,2) about how sensor data and the devices built to gather them are changing the way we create or interact with the news.


BHOREAL is an Open Source interface based on the Arduino platform that allows to control all types of software and hardware using a surface with RGB LED-backlit pushbuttons. Built for for multimedia applications intended for DJs, VJs, musicians, hackers and DIY creators. Support the campaign. Watch the video Project co-developed by an Hackspace member who will come demonstrate in a future event a prototype.


Next event

Hope to see you all on Monday 20TH May 7PM at the new hackspace