The interface board, called the Green Bean, is their first product, released to help makers generate new appliance-based projects. The open-source “maker module” allows you to connect a Raspberry Pi or other computing device directly into the brain of certain GE appliances to reprogram them to control temperature, tweet status updates, offer remote control, or more. Its SDK, using Node.js, is on github, and a variety of projectsare already being posted on their site, ranging from refrigerator light controllers to a smartphone alert for your dryer that allows you to keep the cycle spinning if you’re not able to remove the clothes before they wrinkle.
Ever been looking for your keys, and wanted to call them, before you realize that they are hideously analog pieces of metal? Or wanted to let someone into your house when you’re not at home, without having to lend them your keys?
The connected birdhouse is a project prototyped during a workshop ran by Massimo Banzi at Boisbuchet, last August in France. It was developed using Arduino Yùn, by Valentina Chinnici, who shared with us the project, and two other students taking...
Create Your Own iOS Notifications Viewer with an Arduino Lifehacker Sick of looking at your phone just to check notifications? DIYer Luke Berndt was, so he decided to build a little notifications viewer with an Arduino.
This is the tell-all guide to #Arduweenie, a bewitching maker project brought to you by Tenaya Hurst of Rogue Making and dog hunter LLC. My project is a wire frame in the shape of a dachshund dog wrapped with a 5 meter long RGB LED strip which I ...
I've released my first Kickstarter project - the ProtoCam: The Raspberry Pi Camera Module Breakout Board. Get it now on Kickstarter! (Interesting Kickstarter. The ProtoCam - a @Raspberry_Pi Camera Module Prototyping Board.
This instructiable is aimed at the absolute beginner. If you can handle a sharp knife without cutting your fingers off you can make and customize this... (DIY Home Automation for Beginners. Absolutely No coding or soldering required.