Category: Android

Android and Arduino Hacks

Some clips combined into a short video of various small projects involving Android and Arduino.  This shows off the power of open hardware when combined with Android. In summary these Reading magnetic cards in Android from Arduino using the USB host shield Android to Android remote control through relay shield, using socket, http and xmpp…

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Water Hackathon

 The event This was amazing – despite it being freezing in the venue (Jacques even went home to get a small heater!), everyone stayed right to the end!  During the day the teams worked amazingly well together – no prima donnas, egos etc.  just good hacking 🙂 The venue was a stand in the exhibition…

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Open Power Watch

Concept The idea is to provide a real time Simcity like view of the electricity supply.  With an eagle eye view of the loading, outages and supply quality, the City can be pro-actively manage, respond to outages, shed load and plan capacity expansion. Her residents will known where problems are and see how the City…

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