TouchUp is a project initially developed to help a middle-aged woman who lives with multiple sclerosis (MS) in a caregiving facility. Due to the effects of MS, she has limited hand and arm strength to push the buttons on the handheld controller used to adjust her bed, a Hillrom-8400. Our... Read more »

Automatic Pet Feeder

I am going to teach you how to properly set up an Arduino for this configuration and explain some basic programming. I am also going to explain to people how to build the system in a few simple steps. Read more »

Labyrinth Video Game

This guide will teach you how to build and program your own accelerometer controlled maze game. It does assume a basic knowledge of soldering, breadboards, and programming in Arduino. by the end of this guide you should be able to make your own maze by editing the code and then... Read more »

The Smart Greenhouse

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:06 pm

The Smart Greenhouse is based on the vision of a greenhouse that would not rely on any human adjustment while maintaining a perfect micro-climate for a particular crop being cultivated inside. In other words, ideally this greenhouse could be left for a year in any (reasonable) climate and the seeds... Read more »

LED Sound Meter

In this guide you will learn to created an array of LEDs that visually represent the volume picked up by an electret microphone. You will learn how to wire 3 different circuits which are the LED array (which is really many individual circuits), the microphone, and a button which can be used... Read more »