Category Archives: Arduino

Project: Seven Segment Display and an Arduino Mega

Everyone has one in their house, a clock on your VCR you never set, a timer on your cooker or your microwave, a digital clock. The seven segments of LEDs that light up to form numbers are made up of Seven Segment Displays. There are all sorts of projects you might want to add these […]

Intel Galileo Board Donation

We have graciously received a donation from Intel Ireland of a number of Galileo boards. The Galileo is a microcontroller board with an Intel Quark at its heart. The board is hardware and software pin-compatible with the Arduino Uno. If you would like try try one out, drop by our electronic’s night every second Monday.

Project: Skull Radio Box

This blog post is written by our member Jeffrey Roe about his Skull Radio Box Project. The Skull Radio Box came out of the frustration demonstrating the bone conduction kits at the Big Day Out. The kits are great for workshops but in a show and tell type of stand they just are not user friendly. […]

Workshop: Moar LilyPad (Sensors and Actuators edition)

This is the second part of the LilyPad workshops. This one focuses on mastering more involed actuators, and learning to get data from the many sensor components. Basically, you’ll be able to get your project to respond to the world around it. Imho, this is what makes e-textiles and wearables so exciting. Content; This second […]

Hacked knitting machine exhibit and demo

TOG member Sinead took photographs of the hacked knitting machine for TOG’s exhibition in the Exchange gallery. You can view the full photoset here. The knitting machine will be demonstrated at the closing event on Friday night.

Workshop: Intro to LilyPad (aka twinkly LEDs edition)

Once more into the workshops dear friends! This first workshop will focus on getting used to the LilyPad microcontroller, and getting started programming some LEDs. (The second workshop will focus on reading data in from sensors. A third workshop will be added if requested. Book your place on them as the posts go up.) Content; […]