Archives for September 2021

2,800 RPM Spin a Success, but Flight 14 Delayed to Post Conjunction

3D Print Your Own Nanoleaf Project - Alexa, Hue and App Integration V

A Bolt IoT-based Automobile Anti-theft System V

A New Solid-state Battery Surprises the Researchers Who Created It V

AMD Announces Ambitious Goal to Increase Energy Efficiency of Processors Running AI Training and High Performance Computing Applications 30x by 2025

Arduino Nicla Sense ME makes sense of the world V

At the extreme: Breaking the ice mold

Automatic Volume Adjuster for LOUD MOVIE MUSIC V

Beam diagnostics for future laser wakefield accelerators

Connecting the Dots Between Material Properties and Qubit Performance

Cracking Open Strong Field Quantum Electrodynamics

Digital Clock with IR Remote Control using Arduino Nano

DIY Smart Window Blinds To Home Assistant V

Engineers figured out how to cook 3D-printed chicken with lasers V

First RISC-V computer chip lands at the European Processor Initiative

From recycling to upcycling: A smarter way of dealing with plastic

Full color LEDs cut down to size

HackSpace magazine #47

Intel Advances Neuromorphic with Loihi 2, New Lava Software Framework and New Partners

IoT Wireless Infrared Kitchen (Cooking) Thermometer

Irrigation system

Make Your Own Underwater ROV

Model Advances Understanding of Incorporating 3D Printing Into Supply Chains

NASA’s Mars Fleet Lies Low With Sun Between Earth and Red Planet

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Cameras Capture Mars Like Never Before V

New metamaterial with unusual reflective property could boost your Wi-Fi signal

New models to explore the microstructure of polymer mixtures

New photoelectric implant controls the activity of spinal neurons V

New technique speeds measurement of ultrafast pulses

New Way to Simulate Hydrogen Storage Efficiency of Materials with High Accuracy

Nordic Semiconductor’s Arm dual-core nRF5340 SoC shortlisted in World Electronics Achievement Awards

Phone Controlled Robot Car using Wi-Fi Module

Quantum dots enable infrared lasing at room temperature for silicon photonics

Renesas Introduces Highly Accurate, Cost-Effective Pressure Sensing Solution for Automotive Applications

Renesas Introduces Industry’s Highest Performance Entry-Line MCUs

Renesas Launches RX140 MCUs with 2x Performance and Over 30 Percent Better Power Efficiency for Home and Industrial Applications

Researchers develop new method for detecting superfluid motion

Researchers identify and clear efficiency hurdle for organic solar cells

Researchers investigate how lasers can lead to cleaner crystallization process

Sababox - Elderly Friendly Remote Control

Samsung Electronics Puts Forward a Vision To ‘Copy and Paste’ the Brain on Neuromorphic Chips

Samsung Moves Ahead in Mobile SoC Technologies With Its Comprehensive 5G VoNR Solution

Skoltech scientists use supercomputer to probe limits of Google’s quantum processor


Sony to Release UV Wavelength-Compatible CMOS Image Sensor Equipped with Global Shutter Function and Industry’s Highest Effective Pixel Count of Approx. 8.13 Megapixels

SpaceX satellite signals used like GPS to pinpoint location on Earth

STMicroelectronics Boosts Flexibility and Speed with Enhancements to ST25DV Dual-Interface NFC Tags

STMicroelectronics’ STM32 Ecosystem Extensions Kick-Start Development with STM32U5 Extreme Low-Power Microcontrollers

The MagPi 110

The Moncky project V

Tiny, Solar Powered, Light Seeking BEAM Bot (Mini Photopopper) V

TI’s integrated transformer module technology helps maximize drive time in hybrid and electric vehicles

Topological Polariton-Based Structure: Scientists Get One Step Closer to Next-Gen Optoelectronic Devices

Topological vertical cavity laser arrays

Toshiba Starts Sample Shipments of Pre-Driver IC for Automotive Brushless Motors Supporting Functional Safety

UChicago scientists create material that can both move and block heat

Ultrathin quantum dot LED that can be folded freely as paper V

Use Raspberry Pi or Arduino: DIY LED Matrix Colored Lights

Winged microchip is smallest-ever human-made flying structure V

Wireless strain sensors cracked up to be better

315Mhz RF Remote Receiver with On-Board Relay – Arduino Compatible V

3D Nano-inks Push Industry Boundaries

4 Channel 315Mhz RF Remote Transmitter – Arduino Compatible V

A new method for removing lead from drinking water

A user-friendly interface in a simple timer

Arduino-controlled Particulate Air Sensor

Automatic Ventilation System with CO2 Monitors V

CircuitPython 7.0.0 Released!

Digital Vacuum Regulator

DIY Fingerprint Login for Any Computer (XIAO + Arduino +… V

‘Dramatically more powerful’: world’s first battery-electric freight train unveiled V

Dub Siren V3 - 555 Project V

Engineering researchers develop new explanation for formation of vortices in 2D superfluid

Engineers discover way to turn organic waste into renewable biofuel additives using radiation

EPFL engineers introduce a new approach for recycling plastics

ESP-32 Based BLE Mouse With Magnetic Mouse Pad

ESP32 PC With Tiny Basic on Steroids V

FedEx Teams Up with Aurora and PACCAR to Test Autonomous Linehaul Technology

Fine-tuned hydrocarbon separation at low energy cost

Glass blowing adapts to Covid-19 protocols

Infineon opens high-tech chip factory for power electronics on 300-millimeter thin wafers

IoT Healthy Toilet

ISOCELL HP1: Resolution Redefined V

ITMO Scientists Create Water-Resistant Perovskite Nanocrystals

Laser treatment shows potential for reducing industrial chemical processing for vehicles

LLNL explores laser beam shaping to improve metal 3D printing

Making health and motion sensing devices more personal V

Mask and Heart Rate Detection using M5Core2 V

New optical ‘transistor’ to speed up computation up to 1,000 times, at lowest switching energy possible

Now everyone can build battery-free electronic devices


Pandacorn Bot V

Purdue record for the whitest paint appears in latest edition of ‘Guinness World Records’

Quantum cryptography Records with Higher-Dimensional Photons

Raspberry Pi Fan Controller Using Hexabitz Mosfet Module

Reduce Switching Losses up to 50% While Accelerating Time to Market with the First Fully Configurable Digital Gate Driver for Silicon Carbide MOSFETs – Now Production Ready

Renesas Accelerates Deep Learning Development for ADAS and Automated Driving Applications

Renesas Expands RA MCU Family with New RA4 Entry-Line Group Offering Optimal Value with Balanced Low Power Performance and Feature Integration

Research guides future of plastic waste chemical recycling

Researchers find a new way to control magnets

Rolls-Royce’s all-electric ‘Spirit of Innovation’ takes to the skies for the first time

SpaceX’s private Inspiration4 crew returns to Earth with historic splashdown off Florida coast V

STM32 Soldering and Rework Station with TFT Display

STMicroelectronics Boosts Wireless Charging Speed, Efficiency, and Flexibility with 70W High-Power Chipsets

STMicroelectronics Launches Highly Integrated Intelligent High-Side Drivers for Automotive Applications

The Expletive Keyboard

The nanophotonics orchestra presents: Twisting to the light of nanoparticles

The Official Raspberry Pi Handbook 2022

TICO - Open Source Tic-Tac-Toe Arduino Robot V

UO physicists, colleagues offer new way to control qubits

What’s Destroying My Yard? Pest Detection With Raspberry Pi

Wireless Fan Fully Controlled Using Your Phone! V

0-30V, 0-7A Adjustable Switching Power Supply V

3 crew leave China’s space station for Earth after 90 days

360° Arduino Radar with 2xHC-SR04 Sensors V

After 20 years of trying, scientists succeed in doping a 1D chain of cuprates

Astronomers solve 900-year-old cosmic mystery surrounding Chinese supernova of 1181AD

Beaming broadband across the Congo River V


Creating a RISC-V system with an FPGA

Dumb but Great Point and Shoot Camera with ESP32 CAM V

Engineering various sources of loss provides new features for perfect light absorption

Engineers create 3D-printed objects that sense how a user is interacting with them V

ESP32 and Toit: Log sensor data to Google Sheet and emailing

Ethical Artificial Intelligence is Focus of New Robotics Program V

Groundbreaking Technique Yields Important New Details on Silicon, Subatomic Particles and Possible ‘Fifth Force’

Have we detected dark energy? Cambridge scientists say it’s a possibility

How to Catch a Perfect Wave: Scientists Take a Closer Look Inside the Perfect Fluid V

International team improves efficiency of liquid metal batteries

ITMO Researchers Create Nanoparticle Paste To Maximize Perovskite Solar Cell Efficiency

Kerbal Controller - the Basics

Laser Harp

LED-Matrix With Web Server

LEGO & Micro:bit RC Tank V

Low Power Asset Tag from onsemi Brings Unmatched Five-Year Battery Life to Industrial Asset Management

Making self-driving cars safer through keener robot perception

NASA Confirms Thousands of Massive, Ancient Volcanic Eruptions on Mars

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Collects Puzzle Pieces of Mars’ History

New Arm technologies to transform the software-defined future for the automotive industry

New physics research reveals fresh complexities about electron behavior in materials

New Research Examines 3D Coral Printing Possibilities

New Technology Makes It Possible to See Clearly Through Murky Water

NRF Remote Control (NovaSM3 Project) V

One MAN Clock V

Open source SystemVerilog tools in ASIC design

Optical Keyboard V

Our Grace Hopper subsea cable has landed in the UK

Physicists engineer ferroelectricity in boron nitride

Physicists make square droplets and liquid lattices V

Plant-radio V

Refueling Satellites in Space

Renesas and OmniVision Deliver Integrated Reference Design For Automotive Camera Systems

RF Load With Power Meter for HF Radios

RISC-V Launches the Open Hardware Diversity Alliance

Scientists create 3D-printed, microscopic gas sensors—painters’ pallets without even a hint of pigment

Simple Raspberry Pi Weather Station V

Smart Arduino Energy Monitor | ESP32 + Raspberry Pi + Home Assistant V

Solar cells with 30-year lifetimes for power-generating windows

SpaceX launches four civilians into orbit on historic Inspiration4 flight V

STMicroelectronics and Blues Wireless Cooperate to Accelerate Adoption of Cellular Technology in Embedded Applications

Take a 3D Spin on Mars and Track NASA’s Perseverance Rover V

The Breadboarded Self Balancing Robot V

The electrolyzer enigma: how solving it could enable the energy transition

TinyML Made Easy: Gesture Recognition

TinySewer - Low Power Sewer Faults Detection System V

Tokuyama and Panasonic Start the Demonstration of Pure Hydrogen Fuel Cell Generators That Use By-product Hydrogen

Toshiba Releases New M4G Group of Arm® Cortex®-M4 Microcontrollers for High-speed Data Processing in the TXZ+TM Family Advanced Class

Toshiba’s Polymer Film-Based Perovskite Large-Area Photovoltaic Module Reaches Record Power Conversion Efficiency of 15.1%

Ultrasound at the nanometre scale reveals the nature of force

Unprecedented Plasma Lensing for High-Intensity Lasers

UNSW scientists solve decade-old graphene oxide puzzle

Vinny Fry: Wired for success

VR Distance Head With ESP32-cams

1kW Arduino MPPT Solar Charge Controller (ESP32 + WiFi) V

3d Printed Measuring Tools and Useful Accessories


70-W BLDC motor drivers from Texas Instruments eliminate months of design time with code-free, sensorless FOC and trapezoidal control

A universal system for decoding any type of data sent across a network

Acoustic Levitation With an ATTiny 4/5/9/10 V

Actuator Discovery Outperforms Existing Technology

An insulator made of two conductors

AquaMon - Aquaponics and Fish Tank Monitoring with Tuya IoT V

Arduino game controler

Arduino Jeopardy Buzzer With LCD Screen V

Automatic Plant Watering + Time-Lapse V

Battery-Powered Image Logger

Bias Oscillator Circuit

Bluetooth control car


Cube Clock V

DIY Advanced Arduino Barometer V

DIY Arduino based Quadcopter Drone

DIY Fiber Optic Light Sculpture V

DIY Mini UPS for WiFi Router V5.0 V

Dual +12V/-12V @ 400mA Regulated Linear Power Supply with AC input V

Dual Output Adjustable Linear Power Supply +/-1.2V to +/-12V @ 250mA V

Electrically Driven Chemistry

FM Stereo Receiver add-on for Raspberry Pi V

Gesture Recognition on Microcontroller with TinyML V

Global Earthquake Display

Graphene made with lasers for wearable health devices

Graphene Valleytronics: Paving the Way to Small-Sized Room-Temperature Quantum Computers

Helping semiconductors find a cooler way to relax V

High-energy shape memory polymer could someday help robots flex their muscles

Homebrew 8-Bit Computer With TinyBASIC and ATMEGA1284P V

Hydrophone Feather Board

Laser Tachometer

LED Camera Lights V

Lighting Board / Tableau Lumineux V

Lightning Detector

Make Your Own RGB Ring Light Glasses V

Making an Alarm Clock That Asks Questions Randomly

Microchip Unveils Industry’s Most Compact 1.6T Ethernet PHY with Up to 800 GbE Connectivity for Cloud Data Centers, 5G and AI

MIT-designed project achieves major advance toward fusion energy V

Mobileye and SIXT Plan New Robotaxi Service

Modular device for extra-terrestrial experiments

Nanoscribe GT2 adds to MIT.nano fabrication capabilities

NASA’s Perseverance Rover Successfully Cores Its First Rock

New Opportunities for Light-Powered Battery and Fuel Cell Design

New research advances clean energy solutions

New Way to Pull Lithium from Water Could Increase Supply, Efficiency

Next gen 3D printed catalysts to propel hypersonic flight

Nijmegen has the longest 3D-printed concrete bicycle bridge in the world

Nissan and Waseda University in Japan testing jointly developed recycling process for electrified vehicle motors V

Perovskite LEDs shine in metal-organic framework

Physicists engineer new property out of “white” graphene

Pico Alarm Clock V

Puma 3D Printed Multimodality Microscope V

Quantum entanglement of three spin qubits demonstrated in silicon

Remotely Operated WEBCAM / Laser / Camera /flashlight

Renesas Launches 32-Bit RX671 MCUs Realizing High Performance and Power Efficiency with HMI Functions for Contactless Operation

Researchers use gold film to enhance quantum sensing with qubits in a 2D material

Scientists Develop Compact Nanolaser with Unique Properties

Scientists Unravel the Mysteries of Irreversibility in Electrochromic Thin Films

Scout. WebRTC controlled robot

Simple Creation of a Super Multi-Element Catalyst Homogeneously Containing 14 Elements

Smart Coffee Machine with Arduino and Bluetooth V

Sony to Release Two Types of Stacked Event-Based Vision Sensors with the Industry’s Smallest*1 4.86μm Pixel Size for Detecting Subject Changes Only Delivering High-Speed, High-Precision Data Acquisition to Improve Industrial Equipment Productivity V

Stranger Board V

Stretching the capacity of flexible energy storage V

Surprisingly high emissions from fuel-powered auxiliary heaters in cars

Tapping into magnets to clamp down on noise in quantum information

Time-of-Flight 8×8 Multi-Zone Ranging Sensor from STMicroelectronics Enables Innovative Applications

UCF Researchers Create Water-repellent Nanomaterial Inspired by Nature

Valden: Heat Pump Controller

Z80 Core for Arduino Mega

360-degree transparency for construction sites made simple

5 W + 5 W Dual BTL Class-D Audio Amplifier V

50W Power Amplifier with LM3886

A new approach creates an exceptional single-atom catalyst for water splitting

Ambi-Alice a First Order Ambisonic Microphone V

An Accidental Discovery Hints at a Hidden Population of Cosmic Objects

Are you quantum or not? Wits PhD student cracks the high-dimensional quantum code

Artificial ultra-tiny ‘hairs’ open up future small-scale applications

Astra rocket fails to reach space during test launch for US military V

Charging stations can combine hydrogen production and energy storage

China eyes ‘ultra-large spacecraft’ spanning miles in US$2.3m crewed mission push


CRISS CP/M 8-bit Homebrew DIY Computer (AVR based) V

Disorder brings out quantum physical talents

DIY 3D Printed IoT Weather Station Using an ESP32 V

Dual +5 V/-5V @ 200 mA Regulated Linear Power Supply V

Electric gains in battery performance

Electronic Ghost

ESP32 Node

ESP8266 ESP-01 with a shield programmer

FAA grounds Virgin Galactic’s spacecraft during investigation of Branson flight issues

Ferroelectrics everywhere?

Generating entangled photons with nonlinear metasurfaces

Geologists propose theory about a famous asteroid

Imaginary Numbers Protect AI From Very Real Threats

IR Remote Controlled Motorized Potentiometer – Arduino Compatible V

Laser Engraving With DIY Arduino Scara Robot V

Linux Kernel 5.14 Released, This is What’s New

Low Voltage Microphone Preamplifier with Variable Compression and Noise-Canceling V

Micro FPV Boat From Drone Parts V

MP3 Playback on RP2040 with CircuitPython V

Nano ‘camera’ made using molecular glue allows real-time monitoring of chemical reactions

NASA Begins Air Taxi Flight Testing with Joby

New AMD Patent Proposes Teleportation to Make Quantum Computing More Efficient

New Bayesian quantum algorithm directly calculates the energy difference of an atom and molecule

New Mathematical Solutions to An Old Problem in Astronomy V

NUS researchers develop brain-inspired memory device that can revolutionise semiconductor design

OSU cryptography research leads to huge efficiency gain in secure computing

Paving the path to electrically pumped lasers from colloidal-quantum-dot solutions

Photovoltaic perovskites can detect neutrons


Programmable PCB Conference Card

Quantum Emitters: Beyond Crystal Clear to Single-Photon Pure​

Raspberry Pi Force Gauge and Weight Scale Using Hexabitz V

Renesas and eProsima Simplify Development Of Professional Robotics Applications On RA MCUs With micro-ROS Development Framework

Renesas Expands ProXO Oscillator Portfolio for High-Performance Communications, and Data Center Applications

Research finally reveals ancient universal equation for the shape of an egg

Researchers find a way to check that quantum computers return accurate answers

Researchers Realize Measurement Beyond Standard Quantum Limit with Nitrogen-vacancy Centers in Diamond

Rice physicists find ‘magnon’ origins in 2D magnet

Samsung Brings Advanced Ultra-Fine Pixel Technologies to New Mobile Image Sensors

Scientists develop an energy harvesting technology based on ferromagnetic resonance

Scientists Discover a New Type of Infrared Polaritons at the Surface of Bulk Crystals

Sensitive Arduino Lightning Detector with Homemade Sensor V

Single-chip GaN Gate Driver from STMicroelectronics Boosts Speed, Flexibility, and Integration in Industrial and Home Automation

Smart High Level Synthesis (HLS) Tool Suite Enables C++ Based Algorithm Development Using Microchip’s PolarFire® FPGA Platform

Space Mission Tests NREL Perovskite Solar Cells V

Synthetic biology enables microbes to build synthetic muscle

Testing 1-2: New Laser-Based Microphone Calibration Measures Up

The forecast for Mars? Otherworldly weather predictions

The Semiconductor Heist Of The Century | Arm China Has Gone Completely Rogue, Operating As An Independent Company With Inhouse IP/R&D V

This rainbow-making tech could help autonomous vehicles read signs

U of T researchers develop new quantum ‘fingerprinting’ protocol to improve information exchange

Ultrafast electron microscopy leads to pivotal discovery

Understanding how electrons drive chemical reactions

Updated state-of-the-art computer code could advance efforts to harness fusion energy on Earth

Using adversarial attacks to refine molecular energy predictions

Using Liquid Metal to Turn Motion into Electricity – Even Underwater V

Want Your Lithium Batteries To Last Longer? Try Stretching.

Water pH Monitoring for Hydroponic Plant

Wendelstein 7-X fusion reactor on path to plasma twice as hot as the Sun

Western Digital Reimagines The Hard Drive

Who can bend light for cheaper Internet?

Windows 11 available on October 5