Category Archives: Arduino

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; […]

Workshop: LilyPad Sensors

E-textiles, electro-craft, wearable electronics; it’s about taking technology and transforming it around your body, creating symbiosis. Helping technology meld seemlessly into the very fabric of our lives. Whether you’re looking to augment the human condition or you’re more interested in the romantic ethereal glow of twinkly lights, you have to start somewhere. Content; This second […]

3D Printer Reprep Code Improvement

On Saturday 5th of October from 2pm-6pm TOG is holding a 3D Printer Arduino code improvement day. 3D printers are all the rage at the moment. However they are not without their faults and some of the budget, hobbiest models could do with an improvement or two. The aim of the afternoon will be to […]

Workshop: Intro to LilyPad

E-textiles, electro-craft, wearable electronics; it’s about taking technology and transforming it around your body, creating symbiosis. Helping technology meld seemlessly into the very fabric of our lives. Whether you’re looking to augment the human condition or you’re more interested in the romantic ethereal glow of twinkly lights, you have to start somewhere. LilyPad is a […]

Bubble Birdhouse

We have been working on projects that all went down really well at Maker Faire this year and will be working on over the coming months to improve as we go along. One project that I worked on with another member is the Bubble Birdhouse. It all started with some messing/science trying to make bubbles […]

The TwitterKnitter

One of TOG’s projects for the Dublin Mini Maker Faire 2013. This 40 year old, entirely mechanical knitting machine was upgraded with servos, electronics and laser cut parts, and spent the day knitting tweets sent by attendees.