Monthly Archives: September, 2015

Raspbian for Raspberry Pi upgraded to Debian 8 Jessie

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Raspbian for Raspberry Pi upgraded to Debian 8 Jessie

The Raspbian operating system is based on Debian Linux, and the different versions of Debian are named after characters from the “Toy Story” films. Recent versions of Raspbian have been based on Debian Wheezy (the penguin who’s lost his squeaker in “Toy Story 2”), but Raspbian has now been updated to the new stable version of Debian, which is called Jessie.

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Project Portable security camera using Raspberry Pi

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DIY-India.com Project Portable security camera using Raspberry Pi

A project shared on Anderson Silva (Red Hat) on opensource.com. This project explains how to create a Portable security camera using Raspberry Pi and open source software’s.

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Raspberry Pi rival $9 CHIP ships this week

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Raspberry Pi rival $9 CHIP ships this week

CHIP, which created big interest as a $9 computer which it was launched on Kickstarter, will start shipping to the first backers in the next week, according to developer/supplier Next Thing.

Know more on kickstarter: Raspberry Pi rival $9 CHIP ships this week

Googles Plans Wi-Fi In 400 Train Stations Across India

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Googles Plans Wi-Fi In 400 Train Stations Across India

Google plans to bring Free Wi-Fi to its 10 million rail passengers a day. And it’s free (to start).

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Starter Pack for Windows 10 IoT Core on Raspberry Pi 2

Adafruit created a starter pack that also happens to include a bunch of free, public guides to learning how to do everything.

Adafruit’s Starter Pack ($US114.95) seems like it comes with everything you’ll need to get started if you don’t already have a Raspberry Pi (though it’s currently out of stock). However, if you do already own that stuff, you can still make use of their starter guides to get to know the operating system. From setting up your PC to a few simple projects, this collection of guides should be enough to get you going on your own projects.

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Project: DIY Remote Controlled Autonomous Lawn Mower using RaspberryPi

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Dan, Doug and David Leonard worked together to design and build a Google-powered remote control lawnmower in less than 24 hours as part of StartFEST’s hackathon, ultimately claiming first place on Sept 5th. Since then, they’ve posted directions on Instructables so others can make their own autonomous lawn mowers.

Checkout the instructables: Remote Control Autonomous Lawn Mower using RaspberryPi

Class IX Student Designed a Train using Raspberry Pi

Class IX Student Designed a Train using #RaspberryPi

Class IX Student made a little train which needs neither track nor wheels to run? Or the fact that it was made by Fathima Salam, A class IX student of Government VHSS, Kallara, India.

The model of ‘modular train’ controlled by a Raspberry Pi won her the state second place at a coding competition organized by Kerala Startup Mission and IT@School.

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PiAttendance – 14 year old won award for developing Attendance Monitoring system for government offices .

#PiAttendance project by 14-year-old wins Rs. 2 lakh in a State wide coding competition using #RaspberryPi

A unique thought about a democratised system that can monitor the attendance of officials in government offices earned 14-year-old Manas Manohar the first prize in a State-level coding competition, with a cash purse of Rs. 2 lakh.

During the launch of Raspberry Pi distribution last February, implementing agencies, Kerala Startup Mission and the IT@School initiative, conducted the competition alongside the training sessions in all the district centers for students in programming using the Raspberry Pi kits.

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Project: How To use Smartphone as an Oscilloscope / Signal Generator

#OscilloPhone is project that uses a Smartphone as an Oscilloscope / Signal Generator

Oscilloscopes and Signal Generators are two essential electronics devices to create and test electronic circuits. Unfortunately, these devices are very expensive for students starting electronics, or makers who want use electronic circuits in their creations just once.

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Project: Potato Battery for powering IoT Devices

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Power consumption benchmark using Zolertia’s Re-Motes, Spark Core, Ubidots, and potatoes

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