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Maker Board Spotlight: SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green

Maker Board Spotlight: SeeedStudio BeagleBone Green

Learn all about the BeagleBoard BeagleBone Green and BeagleBone Green Wireless, from what they can do to specs and if this is the right single-board computer to fit your needs!
Electromaker Show Episode 27

Electromaker Show Episode 27

Welcome to the Electromaker show, episode 27! This week saw the PD Micro Arduino-compatible board with programmable power delivery launch, a Wi-Fi mesh system that’s open-source and hackable debuted, an Odroid Blue Box for Home Assistant was revealed, plus a Raspberry Pi LoFi hip hop radio was built. Check out these maker, tech, DIY, IoT, crowdfunding, and embedded updates!
Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESP8266 Specs and More

Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESP8266 Specs and More

The Adafruit Huzzah Feather with ESP8266 is a great Arduino-compatible microcontroller. It can be used with the Arduino IDE, MicroPython, and NodeMCU Lua. It's great for smart home automation, home security, and a variety of other purposes. Learn all about the Adafruit Huzzah Feather ESp8266, from its specs to what it can do and a breakdown of ESP32 vs ESP8266.
Best Raspberry Pi Smart Home Software Options

Best Raspberry Pi Smart Home Software Options

Check out the best Raspberry Pi smart home software options for building Raspberry Pi smart home hubs and getting started with smart home control and automation. Learn all about Raspberry Pi smart home automation, from AI (artificial intelligence) assistants to Linux smart home hubs and more.
Seeed Studio NPi i.MX6ULL Dev Board Specs and More

Seeed Studio NPi i.MX6ULL Dev Board Specs and More

The Seeed Studio NPi i.MX6ULL Linux SBC is a dev board that's powerful and well-specced. With its 40-pin GPIO header plus dual Ethernet jacks, it's a great option for smart home automation.
Best Electromaker Projects July 2020 Edition

Best Electromaker Projects July 2020 Edition

Check out the best Electromaker community projects, July 2020 edition!
Giant Board SBC Contest Winners Announced!

Giant Board SBC Contest Winners Announced!

Our Giant Board SBC contest winners have been announced! Check out the winning entries including a thermal camera MIDI sequencer, neighborhood power usage tracker, and a smart thermostat!
ComputArte Puts Private AI in the Living Room

ComputArte Puts Private AI in the Living Room

ComputArte places private artificial intelligence and smart home hubs in living rooms for the future of AI, smart home hubs, and virtual assistants.
Raspberry Pi Add-on Pi-oT Board Offers Industrial IoT Automation Solution

Raspberry Pi Add-on Pi-oT Board Offers Industrial IoT Automation Solution

The crowdfunded, cleverly-names Pi-oT Raspberry Pi add-on board offers a nifty industrial IoT automation solution.
Best Uses for a Raspberry Pi 4 - Top Raspberry Pi 4 Applications

Best Uses for a Raspberry Pi 4 - Top Raspberry Pi 4 Applications

From retro gaming to a DIY HTPC or a smart home hub, these are the best uses for a Raspberry Pi 4!
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!
Best Smart Home DIYers You Should Follow on Twitter

Best Smart Home DIYers You Should Follow on Twitter

Follow these best smart home DIYers, hobbyists, and makers on Twitter for coverage of home-based and industrial IoT.
Electromaker Meet a Maker Podcast Episode 6: Matt Farley

Electromaker Meet a Maker Podcast Episode 6: Matt Farley

Matt Farley, coder, home automation wizard, and blockchain tinkerer Matt Farley stops by the Electromaker Meet a Maker podcast to talk blockchain in business, basketball, and more!
The Best DIY Smart Home Devices You Can Make Yourself

The Best DIY Smart Home Devices You Can Make Yourself

Here are the best DIY smart home devices you can make yourself!
Picroft Migrates to Raspbian Stretch: Picroft Now Available for Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Picroft Migrates to Raspbian Stretch: Picroft Now Available for Raspberry Pi 3 B+

Mycroft on the Raspberry Pi is a neat artificial intelligence (AI) project. This do-it-yourself (DIY) virtual assistant provides an open-source alternative to the likes of Alexa, Google Assistant, Siri, and Cortana. You can spin up Mycroft on the Raspberry Pi, or purchase a Mycroft device such as the Mark I or Mark II that's ready to go out-of-the-box. When the Raspberry Pi 3 B+ launched, compatibility with Mycroft for the Pi, or Picroft, broke. However, with an update to Raspbian Stretch, Picroft now works on the Raspberry Pi 3 B+.
Remotely Switch on Your PC with a Raspberry Pi

Remotely Switch on Your PC with a Raspberry Pi

Ever wanted to switch on your PC from a remote location? Perhaps as a precursor to connecting to it via RDP? Without making a phone call first to request a friend or colleague boots up the machine, this is pretty much impossible ... until you factor in a low-power, always-on Raspberry Pi...
Making a Digital Door Lock Smart with a Raspberry Pi

Making a Digital Door Lock Smart with a Raspberry Pi

How can you make a door lock smart? While a standard lock can be made smart by adding a servo (several systems can be purchased that help you do this) digital keypad locks can also be enhanced.
10 Best Raspberry Pi Projects

10 Best Raspberry Pi Projects

In the single-board computer (SBC) space, there are loads of maker boards. These include the Odroid XU4, ASUS Tinker Board, UDOO x86, and Orange Pi Prime. However, the most popular SBC on the market remains the Raspberry Pi. With its various iterations, solid price to performance ratio, and fantastic community support, the Raspberry Pi is easily the top development board available. Since it's such a widely-adopted SBC, the Raspberry Pi features tons of projects ideas. Check out 10 best Raspberry Pi projects!