Bolt WiFi Module

The internet of things is here and it just keeps growing. One key to helping this growth though is to make it easier to put your things on the internet. The release of the ESP8266 chipset made it cheap to do so but there are lots of steps required to... Read more »

Netduino 3 WiFi

One big advantage of the ever-expanding selection of microcontroller development boards is that if you are familiar with a programming language, there is likely to be a board out there for you. No longer are you relegated to assembly or just a C compiler, dev boards now support Python, Java... Read more »

Arduino MKR Vidor 4000

At Bay Area Maker Faire earlier this year, the Arduino team announced the MKR Vidor 4000 board, a big new step for the Arduino team. The Arduino team got its start making microcontrollers easier to use by simplifying the hardware and software in the hope that anyone could get started... Read more »

WHOA Board

There are lots of general purpose microcontrollers out there that just give you the bare bones to get a project started, but there are also a few that come ready to go for specific applications. The WHOA Board makes the often tricky job of running EL wire easy and packs... Read more »

STEMtera Breadboard

Ever wonder why you need to wire a breadboard to your Arduino, rather than having it built right in? The STEMtera Breadboard does just that, eliminating the mess of wires seen with most projects. It’s 100% Arduino Uno compatible, including the use of shields, and has two microcontrollers inside, an... Read more »

Arduino MKR 1300 WAN

The MKR WAN 1300 is an unassuming, compact microcontroller created by Arduino to specifically meet the needs of makers looking to create IoT projects with no prior networking experience. Its magic is the onboard LoRaWAN-compatible Murata CMW1ZZABZ module. Providing access to low-power, wide-area communication networks means you can deploy this... Read more »

SparkFun Digital Sandbox

With sensors, sliders, and other onboard controls and inputs/outputs, the SparkFun Digital Sandbox is a neat way for people new to microcontrollers to get their feet wet. It uses ArduBlock, an easy-to-use visual programming language that is similar to Scratch. (Be warned: The ArduBlock add-on for already installed Arduino IDEs... Read more »