MOS 6502 Transistor Replica
21 May 2017 10:38MOS 6502 Transistor Replica

The 6502 is the famous processor found at the core of such influential computer systems as the Apple ][, the Commodore PET, the Atari 400 and 800 home video game consoles, the BBC Micro, and the Tamagotchi digital pet and now it has been realized as a MOnSter PCB using transistors.

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Make With Ada Embedded Software Contest
15 May 2017 13:10Make With Ada Embedded Software Contest

A contest with a prize pool of over €8000 has just opened. To enter you need to come up with an embedded software idea that  Ada and/or SPARK are the principal language technologies.   

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Introducing Asus Tinker Board
12 May 2017 10:30Introducing Asus Tinker Board

The Tinker Board is the Asus competitor to Raspberry Pi. After a shaky start when it first appeared in the UK Asus now seems to got its act together.  With the US launch this month Tinker Board is supported by an improved website and is now a serious contender in the IoT single board market,

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The Remarkable Rise of Raspberry Pi
29 Mar 2017 16:49The Remarkable Rise of Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi recently celebrated its 5th birthday and during the celebrations Eben Upton, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation announced that it had become the third best selling general purpose computer platform, behind only the Mac and the PC.  

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Eclipse foundation: IoT developer survey
15 Feb 2017 11:30Eclipse foundation: IoT developer survey

Canonical;s markteting manager has just posted to alert us to the fact that its time for the Eclipse IoT survey

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Upcycle it Design Challenge with Intel Edison
01 Feb 2017 08:33Upcycle it Design Challenge with Intel Edison

Turn your old gear and unused electronics into something amazing, in the new Upcycle it! Design Challenge from Intel and Element 14.  

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IoT Home Inspector Challenge
18 Jan 2017 18:23 IoT Home Inspector Challenge

Smart home technology is intended to make our homes more more convenient to control and better protected. An unwanted side-effect is that the devices used introduce an easy way for hackers to take over. Recognizing this danger, the US  Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched the IoT Home Inspector Challenge.

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Android Things - Google's IoT
17 Dec 2016 16:09Android Things - Google's IoT

Google has announced a public developer preview of Android Things, a rebranding of Project Brillo, its Android-based operating system for the Internet of Things, which until now has been restricted to invitation-only access.  

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IoT Builders Contest On Instructables
13 Nov 2016 17:48 IoT Builders Contest On Instructables

An IBM sponsored contest is underway on Instructables in which you are challenged you to build internet-connected solutions that make you or your world smarter, using tech in cool new ways. Connect products and devices, build apps, or hack a process.  

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Meet TJ - IBM'S Open Source Bot Powered by Raspber...
13 Nov 2016 17:13Meet TJ - IBM'S Open Source Bot Powered by Raspberry Pi

TJBot is is essentially an enclosure for a Raspberry Pi. The open source project on GitHub has downloadable files for a 3D printed version or for a laser cut template with a third option, not yet available, of ordering one.

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