Arduino Hacks

Automatic Head Tracking with Arduino

Automatic Head Tracking with Arduino

We’ve seen some infrared head tracking before and now it has been accomplished using the Arduino.  The demo video above shows its interactivity with a flight simulator.  Some modification to the code means this can be adapted for first...
How to Hack the Esquire E-ink Cover

How to Hack the Esquire E-ink Cover

See the innards that power Esquire magazine’s new E-ink cover.  Six cell batteries and a few ICs are all that power the two screens.  It appears the screens are actually displaying color but they indeed aren’t.à They simply alter...
DIY PSP built using Arduino

DIY PSP built using Arduino

In the spirit of the open source gameboy (#5 on the Top 40 Arduino Projects of the Web), Matt’s latest project uses a few Arduino shields to make the Open Source “PSP” with two-player ping-pong. Since the PSP has dual controllers...
Arduino Keypad Security System

Arduino Keypad Security System

Using the endless powers of the Arduino, one man built a keypad entry security system using the Arduino and some servo motors.  The project also uses a speaker to verify the door is locked.  Luckily, the project has detailed build...
Make a Mini Segway Using the Arduino

Make a Mini Segway Using the Arduino

Using the Arduino, and a couple LEGO motors and sensors, build your own self balancing segway-like robot.  We recently saw a similar balancing robot using a far more simple design. View the Full...
Arduino Robot that Finds and Blows out Fires

Arduino Robot that Finds and Blows out Fires

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RFID Enabled Mp3 Player using Arduino

RFID Enabled Mp3 Player using Arduino

This is a fantastic, unique project which uses RFID tagged pictures to select and play album. The system utilizes the easy to use arduino microcontroller platform along with an RFID reader and is also ethernet enabled. View the Full...
Arduino and Ikea = Superb RGB LED Table Hack

Arduino and Ikea = Superb RGB LED Table Hack

Taking a stock Ikea table, this hacker added a set of 81 individually controlled RGB LEDs to the frame, creating a glowing livingroom centerpiece.  Using the Arduino, he can individually address each LED to control the color change.  Now if only...