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How To Splice Animated EL Wire For Your Cosplay

EL wire is amazing, and the “chasing” el wire is even cooler. However, if you want it in several places on the costume, you end up having to figure out how to hide multiple inverters (or buy a more expensive uniit that has multiple taps). The Egg Sisters come to […]Read more on MAKEThe post How To Splice Animated EL Wire For Your Cosplay appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

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Friday Product Post: Electric Slide

Hello everyone, and welcome back to another new product Friday! This week we have three new products, starting with a capacitive touch board. The SparkFun Capacitive Touch Slider brings a new way to physically interact with your next project! We also have the new SparkFun LiPo Charger Plus to help recharge all of your batteries. You've got to groove, groove, groove! added to your cart! SparkFun Capacitive Touch Slider - CAP1203 (Qwiic)In stockSEN-15344Add capacitive touch to your next project with Qwiic so you can start playing with the touch capabilities as three unique tou… $5.95 FavoritedFavorite0Wish List Do you want to replace a slider or button on your art project or science experiment with a more interesting interface? This Capacitive Touch Slider is a "Qwiic" and easy way to add capacitive touch to your next project. With the board's built-in touch pads, you can immediately start playing with the touch capabilities as three unique touch inputs or as a slider. You c…

AVR Projects Collection | 20 ATmega MCU Projects

AVR is a family of microcontrollers developed by Atmel beginning in 1996. These are modified Harvard architecture 8-bit RISC single-chip microcontrollers. ATmega series are one of the types of AVR microcontrollers with features like 4–256 KB program memory, 28–100-pin package, extended instruction set, and extensive peripheral set. These special features help students, hobbyists and engineers make innovative AVR projects. Let’s take a look at few interesting […]The post AVR Projects Collection | 20 ATmega MCU Projects appeared first on Electronics For You.

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Embedded DevCon 2019

June 10th – 11th at Radisson bluBangalore and on June 13th-14th at Novotel, PuneEmbedded DevCon is presented to you by Menlopark Technologies. Menlopark Technologies represent world-class companies in real-time embedded computing markets to bring high-quality products to our customers in industries including Defense, Aerospace, Automotive, Transportation, Communication, Medical, and Industrial automation.
Embedded DevCon is designed to provide software and system developers the resources to understand and tackle complex challenges of developing a safe embedded system – from the Design to the Testing.
The two-day conference will consist of only technical tracks of authoritative perspectives on how the latest technologies affect business and product development illuminating the future of Embedded Systems.Visit website for more details.

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Enginursday: DIY Videoconferencing Wall Project

Earlier this month, I had the chance to attend the Google I/O extended event at the Boulder campus. My initial plan was to hear about the latest and greatest, and enjoy what I assume would be an amazing food selection (it was). What I didn't expect was how drawn in I was by the work being done with Google Home. Most of the functionality of these products is incredibly close to high-end home automation systems from five years ago, with incredible advances in AI allowing easier ways to interact with the systems (think of the voice recognition and interaction available through Google Assistant and the Home Hubs).I'm a pretty big Apple fan, so the fact Google hardware was getting me excited was a pretty big deal. Thanks to the sale that day, I went home and ordered a Home Mini and Nest Hub from Google (technically Nest now). After playing around with them, getting comfortable with the always-listening mics, and playing around with some custom commands, I was ready to take this to …

GameBender Lets Kids Hack Games To Learn Code

The creative geniuses behind the Drawdio and Makey Makey have announced a new kickstarter. This is GameBender, a game console that lets kids experiment and hack code in new and creative ways. Kids can start simply, by playing a game or enjoying an augmented reality experience, and with the press […]Read more on MAKEThe post GameBender Lets Kids Hack Games To Learn Code appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

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Real-Time Face Detection Using MATLAB

Object detection and tracking are important in many computer vision applications, including activity recognition, automotive safety and surveillance. Presented here is an face detection using MATLAB system that can detect not only a human face but also eyes and upper body. Face detection is an easy and simple task for humans, but not so for computers. […]The post Real-Time Face Detection Using MATLAB appeared first on Electronics For You.

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Bluetooth® 5.1 SoC from Nordic available from Rutronik UK

Manchester, UK – 29 May 2019 – The nRF52811 from Nordic Semiconductor is a multiprotocol SoC (System-on-Chip) and one of the first devices, that supports the new Bluetooth Core Specification 5.1. Besides Bluetooth Direction Finding and Bluetooth Long Range the SoC supports 802.15.4, that can be used for Thread and Zigbee®. It enables applications for direction information and distance measurement with centimetre precision. The nRF52811 as a sample is available from Rutronik UK as of now.The new nRF52811 is part of the nRF52® Series, offering a platform where migration between devices is easy. It is the perfect choice for simple applications and beacons, proximity solutions, real-time location systems, asset tracking and smart home solutions. Paired with a companion MCU the SoC allows advanced applications offering a broad selection of connectivity standards.The nRF52811 is built around a 64MHz Arm® Cortex-M4TM processor with 192KB Flash and 24KB RAM. Aside from regular interfaces like…

Ampleon to showcase breakthrough RF power technology and present latest technical papers at IMS 2019

Booth #672 Hall B1, Boston Convention and Exhibition CenterNijmegen, The Netherlands, 29 May 2019 – Ampleon today announced it will participate in the IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA to introduce its wide variety of new LDMOS and GaN solutions targeting telecom, aerospace and defence, NCC, ISM, cooking and defrosting applications.On the Ampleon booth (#672 in Hall B1) visitors will be shown the most recent technology innovations and new product introductions with many highlights including Ampleon’s:Ground-breaking solutions for 4G and 5G mobile broadband radio networks, offering the industry’s best compromise between performance, power consumption, cost and size and delivering the best efficiency from massive-MIMO active antennas up to high-power RF power amplifiersA new line of 65V Advanced Rugged Transistors (ART) designed to unlock so far untapped levels of extreme ruggedness and extra-high breakdown voltagesNext generation of easy-to…

Toyochem to Highlight EMI Shields, Adhesives for Electronic Circuits at JPCA 2019

May 29, 2019, Tokyo, Japan—Toyochem Co., Ltd., a member of the Toyo Ink Group, announced today that it will be exhibiting in the 49th International Electronic Circuit Industry JPCA Show 2019 in Japan. At this year’s show, the company will spotlight its latest advances in electronics-related materials based on the Group’s unique materials and processing technologies, and propose solutions to meet the advanced performance needs of next-generation electronics designers. Key Products on DisplayVisitors to the Toyochem booth West Hall 3, Booth 168 can learn more about theLIOELM TSS series of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding filmsfor flexible printed circuit (FPC) boards and other electronic components. The LIOELM TSS series features a two-layer design based on a flexible, heat-resistant resin that was developed in-house by Toyochem. The LIOELM TSC 200 series of conductive adhesive sheets from Toyochem exhibit high moisture and heat resistance for the mounting ofelectronic compone…

Vishay Intertechnology Miniature IR Receivers in Heimdall and Panhead Packages Deliver Improved Sensitivity, Noise Suppression, and Pulse-Width Accuracy

New Devices Offer Increased Robustness to Optical and RF Emissions for Remote Control ApplicationsMALVERN, Pa. — May 29, 2019 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today introduced two new series of miniature infrared (IR) receiver modules for IR remote control applications. Devices in the Vishay Semiconductors TSOP95xxx and TSOP96xxx series deliver improved dark-ambient and disturbed-ambient sensitivity to infrared signals, better suppression of RF noise, and excellent pulse-width accuracy.The receivers released today are designed for IR remote control in televisions, set-top boxes (STBs), audio systems, air conditioners, video projectors, cameras, video game systems, and more. For the remote control function in these products, the devices provide increased robustness against disturbances such as IR emissions from CFL lamps and RF emissions from onboard Wi-Fi antennas. In addition, the modules’ improved pulse-width accuracy allows lower bit error rates for almost any code, and t…

Mouser Electronics Garners Top 2018 Distribution Awards from Vishay Intertechnology

May 28, 2019 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has been named the 2018 Catalog Distributor of the Year by Vishay Intertechnology, a leading global manufacturer of a wide range of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. In addition, Mouser received the specialized 2018 Semiconductor Catalog Distributor of the Year award for the second consecutive year. The prominent awards were presented at the annual Electronics Distribution Show held recently in Las Vegas.“We are pleased to present the Mouser Americas team with these top two awards for their outstanding sales performance in 2018,” said Dave Valetta, Executive Vice President of Sales at Vishay Intertechnology. “High service distribution is a central part of our business strategy and Mouser’s best-in-class performance and service sets them apart.”“It is our honor to receive these top awards from our valued partner Vishay,” said Jeff…

Working Of A Crystal Radio

In this video, the presenter is going to explain about working of a Crystal Radio. He starts with a demonstration of all the parts in action, showing how the radio waves interact with the antenna and antenna coil to produce a fluctuating magnetic field, which induces electron flow in the tuning coil, which works with […]The post Working Of A Crystal Radio appeared first on Electronics For You.

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Industrial Digital Thermometer

Presented here is a 4-digit Industrial Digital thermometer based on ATmega16 microcontroller (MCU), which can measure temperature up to 1024°C. Normal thermometers have a limited range, and can easily get damaged at very high temperatures. So thermocouples are used in industries for measuring very high temperatures. This circuit uses a K-type thermocouple along with MAX6675 […]The post Industrial Digital Thermometer appeared first on Electronics For You.

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Best Robot Dog Toys for Kids in 2019 Reviews

Since our childhood toys played an important role in shaping our lives. They kept us entertained, helped to develop our cognitive functions, motor skills. So, if you want to purchase a toy for your baby boy or girl, you need to be sure regarding the quality of the toy.One of the most popular type of toys are the dog toys. You can find the soft and cuddly ones in the stores but these days with the advancement of technology robot dog toys are available in the stores. These toys are amazing, a proper replacement for actual pet dogs. The almost act like the real ones and using the advance sound and visual modifications they are designed to sound and feel like real puppies.SaleAgeless Innovation Joy For All Companion Pets... $119.00$107.00 Buy on Amazon fisca Remote Control Robotic Dog RC Interactive... $52.99 Buy on Amazon Salezoomer Playful Pup, Responsive Robotic Dog with... $99.99$45.00 Buy on Amazon But different manufacturers are designing them and a lot of varieties are available on the mark…

Spirent TestCenter Solution Gets Smarter With IQ Monitoring and Analytics Capabilities

TestCenter IQ platform provides accelerated troubleshooting and reportingBangalore – May 30, 2019:  Spirent Communications, a leading provider of test, measurement, assurance and analytics solutions for next-generation devices and networks, today announced the availability of Spirent TestCenter IQ – a significant expansion of its end-to-end solution for testing, measuring and validating networks and service deployments. The TestCenter IQ platform provides accelerated troubleshooting, reporting and testing cycles through a powerful set of customizable searching, charting, reporting, and event-monitoring tools, all controlled through a new, easy-to-navigate web graphical user interface.Spirent TestCenter is widely used by the world’s leading organizations and labs to help reduce complexity of network testing through the quick isolation and presentation of issues, saving test engineers valuable support time and costs. With the new TestCenter IQ platform, the integration of error events a…

World’s First Digital Circuit Breaker Now Certified For Commercial Use

The world’s first digital circuit breaker, invented by Atom Power, has recently been certified for commercial use. According to Popular Mechanics, the technology has been listed by Underwriters Laboratories, which is the global standard for consumer safety.The digital circuit breaker is 3,000-times faster than the fastest mechanical breaker and makes power easier to manage. Experts say this is the most radical advancement in power distribution since the development of electric power generation.Circuit breakers are designed to prevent overloaded electrical wires from overheating and causing a fire. In high rises and other industrial buildings, circuit breakers can become complicated with up to 250 circuit breakers in each building.Each of these 250 fuse boxes would range from 15 to 4,000 amps at higher voltages, which can be dangerous to manually control. That’s where the digital circuit breaker comes in.“Instead of using mechanics to switch the power, we apply digital inputs,” said Ry…

"Archives Exist to Keep Things Safe but not Secret" - Kevin Young

Over the years, SparkFun has changed standard operating procedures on how we craft our tutorials, in order to provide the best customer experience. Our tutorials team regularly reviews our archives to make sure that we are keeping the hard work of our past team members relevant with the new content we release alongside our products each week. For today's tutorial update, these things range from small (.gif instead of a picture) to very useful; see below.The tutorial is now searchable on where you can read and comment.There are links to all products and required materials used in the tutorial, as well as other color options.There is video background content on the hardware – "How LCD Works."We added additional features on RGB LED Backlight Control, which we curated since the original tutorial went live.The overall formating matches the way we do things now (#OCDandproudofit). New!Basic Character LCD Hookup GuideMay 28, 2019Liquid crystal displays (LCDs) are a …

Make A Secret Light Up LED Ring

Discover electromagnets in everyday life with this inductive LED ring!Read more on MAKEThe post Make A Secret Light Up LED Ring appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers.

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Energy Efficiency and How we can achieve it!

Mr. Varun Gupta, Director, Calco Poly TechnikEnergy plays a very critical role in the development of any country. By the year 2030, energy demand is estimated to increase by at least 35 per cent, thus, creating a greater demand for solutions that will reduce energy consumption. A global response is therefore needed towards the demand for products, solutions and systems that can contribute to solving energy problems. Since Energy Efficiency and conservation will be key elements to a sustainable future, India needs to focus a lot more on the technologies that are more Energy Efficient and thus sustainable.Energy conservation gains importance in India in the wake of widening gap between energy production and demand. Following the dictum ‘Energy Saved is Energy Produced’, the Governments at both the Centre and the State levels have moved in the direction of bringing a series of measures and setting up of mechanisms to promote conservation of energy. But homes and individuals need to be ro…