Richard Elliot

Residing on the south coast of England, Rich has spent the last few years building Electomaker.io from the ground up. He is usually found behind a laptop coordinating the rest of the EM team and occasionally finding time to contribute articles to the blog. When not tapping away at a laptop, he can be found either paddleboarding, at the beach, playing golf (badly), or camping with his family.

Navio2 -  A Platform for Building a Fully Autonomous Drone With a Raspberry Pi

Navio2 - A Platform for Building a Fully Autonomous Drone With a Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi boards are multipurpose, and with the Navio2, you can create a fully autonomous drone using a Raspberry Pi.
Rome Maker Faire Extends Call to Makers

Rome Maker Faire Extends Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 takes Rome running Oct. 18-20, 2019 and features a new call for makers as well as a collaboration between makers and artists.
Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 Call to Makers

Maker Faire Rome - The European Edition 2019 hits Rome, Italy on Oct. 18-20, 2019. There's a current call to makers in the hopes of incorporating art with science and tech.
Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire Lays Off its Entire Staff and Ceases Operations

Maker Faire and Maker Media, plagued by financial issues, has shuttered its doors and ceased operations.
What is the CYW20819 Bluetooth 5 Arduino Eval Board (CYW920819EVB-02)?

What is the CYW20819 Bluetooth 5 Arduino Eval Board (CYW920819EVB-02)?

The Cypress CYW20819 evaluation kit is a nifty board for realizing Bluetooth applications. Learn about the CYW20819-based CYW920819EVB-02 Cypress Bluetooth development kit and what you can do with it!
BeagleBoard, Octavo Systems, Matlab & Simulink Embedded World 2019 Innovations

BeagleBoard, Octavo Systems, Matlab & Simulink Embedded World 2019 Innovations

BeagleBoard, Octavo Systems, and Matlab & Simulink debuted innovations at Embedded World 2019.
Hardkernel Launches Odroid H2 x86 Single-board Computer

Hardkernel Launches Odroid H2 x86 Single-board Computer

Hardkernel, makers of the Odroid XU4, are poised to release an x86 based single-board computer, the Odroid H2.
Libre Computer La Frite Announced

Libre Computer La Frite Announced

Single-board computer manufacturer Libre Computer launched a Kickstarter for a nifty new SBC, La Frite.
IoT LoRa Boards Launch on Kickstarter With Raspberry Pi, Micro:Bit, Arduino Support

IoT LoRa Boards Launch on Kickstarter With Raspberry Pi, Micro:Bit, Arduino Support

The single-board computer (SBC) space is populated with tons of maker boards. While the Raspberry Pi is arguably the best known and most popular, there's the Odroid XU4, Orange Pi Prime, Asus Tinker Board, and more. Now, Pi Supply is poised to launch the IoT LoRa board in a crowdfunded Kickstarter campaign. Learn more about the IoT LoRa board!
Raspberry Pi Alternative Blueberry Pi: A DIY Raspberry Pi Competitor

Raspberry Pi Alternative Blueberry Pi: A DIY Raspberry Pi Competitor

There are loads of Raspberry Pi alternatives. Some, like the Raspberry Pi, adopt fruity monikers such as the Orange Pi and Banana Pi. While the most popular single-board computer (SBC) is easily the Raspberry Pi, competing maker boards nevertheless offer excellent hardware. Enter the Blueberry Pi, a do-it-yourself Raspberry Pi competitor. It's not the most powerful board, but it's easy to put together, versatile, and affordable.
Free Electromaker Swag Giveaway!

Free Electromaker Swag Giveaway!

We are a generous bunch here at Electromaker. That’s why we have decided to giveaway some free swag to our fans!
Help us make Brighton’s young people ‘future-proof’ with #BrightFutures

Help us make Brighton’s young people ‘future-proof’ with #BrightFutures

Our mission at, MakerClub is to ensure that young people have the stuff to thrive in the 21st Century.

We have launched!!! ???

Hello and welcome to Electromaker! Today we launched phase one of the website, which we plan to develop and expand further over the coming months.

Programming WS2812B LEDs with ATtiny85

In this tutorial, we shall delve a little deeper into what we can achieve using the ATtiny85 and some Neopizel RGB LEDs
MeArm Pi Review

MeArm Pi Review

A robotic arm kit designed specially for the Raspberry Pi
A smart portable power solution for your Raspberry Pi

A smart portable power solution for your Raspberry Pi

After an unfortunate two-year delay following its wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, the PiJuice has finally arrived. As the name suggests, it’s all about supplying power (juice) to the Raspberry Pi so you can set it free from the mains to use in projects in the great outdoors.
Libre Computer Project AML-S905X-CC “Le Potato” Review

Libre Computer Project AML-S905X-CC “Le Potato” Review

Another day, another single board computer (SBC) hits the market, but this one from Libre Computer Project hopes to be a more powerful “drop-in replacement” for the Raspberry Pi. But does it meet the high standard of the Raspberry Pi? Well, let's find out.
Build a wildlife camera using a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice

Build a wildlife camera using a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice

Build your own motion-sensing wildlife camera with a Raspberry Pi and PiJuice portable power