Raspberry Pi BerryIMU Orientation Sensor (video)

Raspberry Pi BerryIMU

Raspberry Pi single board mini PC users might be interested in a new sensor developed especially for the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC called the BerryIMU.

The Raspberry Pi BerryIMU sensor is equipped with an accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer that is tailored for the Raspberry Pi. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the BerryIMU project and see it in action.

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International Space Station (ISS) Now Has A 3D Printer

3D printer

This week the International Space Station has received its first and highly anticipated 3D printer which has been installed inside the Destiny laboratory’s Microgravity Science Glovebox by Commander Barry WIlmore.

The new ISS 3D Printer has not been fully tested as yet, but will show how it it possible to print in Zero-G as a proof-of-concept test of the “properties of melt deposition modelling additive manufacturing in the microgravity environment”, says NASA

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Whisker Wireless IoT Connection Offers 4 Mile Range And 5 Year Battery Life (video)

Wireless IoT

Developers and hobbyists that enjoy building projects and using the Internet of Things may be interested in a new wireless IoT device called the Whisker.

The Whisker provides up to a 4 mile range and 5 year battery life for connectivity using two AAA batteries and already supports hundreds of sensors and devices. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Whisker wireless IoT project.

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Raspberry Pi GertBot Motor Controller And Power Management Board (video)

Raspberry Pi

Makers, hobbyists and developers that enjoy using the Raspberry Pi single board mini PC to build projects might be interested in a new motor controller and power management board called the Gertbot, that is capable of operating 30,000 LED lights if desired.

Gertbot has been specifically created from he Raspberry Pi mini PC to provide four channels each capable of driving 30 Volts and 2.5A allowing you to drive either capacitive or inductive loads.

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DIY Virtual Reality Open Source System Launches On Kickstarter (video)

Virtual Reality

If you would like to enjoy a little virtual reality interactivity this holiday season and already own a smartphone, you might be interested in a new VR system that is launched over on the Kickstarter crowdfunding website called DIYVR.

The DIYVR system allows you to use your own smartphone together with a cardboard casing, and if you would prefer a cap mounted attachment to enjoy virtual reality from $20. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the DIYVR project.

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Adafruit Raspberry Pi B+ Case Unveiled

Raspberry Pi

Adafruit has this week unveiled a new Raspberry Pi B+ case they have created a problem which will be launching very soon and has been fitted with a clear top and a smoky base.

The Raspberry Pi B+ case has been specifically designed for the new Raspberry Pi B+ single called mini PC which was launched by the Pi Foundation earlier this year and joins the recently announced Raspberry Pi A+ mini PC.

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BITalino (r)evolution Arduino Motion Sensors (video)

Arduino Motion Sensors

Developers, makers and hobbyists looking to create Arduino projects that record movement either from a human body or moving physical object may be interested in a new set of Arduino motion sensors created by BITalino called BITalino (r)evolution.

The (r)evolution Arduino motion sensors have been specifically built for projects that require the addition of self tracking applications based on information from your body. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about each individual sensor and how they can be combined.
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THINGY Programmable Bluetooth Module (video)

Programmable Bluetooth Module

Makers, developers and hobbyists that are looking for a programmable Bluetooth module for their project may be interested in a new device called THINGY that has been developed by 2333 Designs.

THINGY  is Arduino platform compatible and has been created to assist in making your day to day life run smoother by solving life’s simplest issues, says its creators. Check out the video below to learn more about the Bluetooth THINGY module.

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Spark Photon WiFi Module Adds Wireless Connectivity To Any Project For $19

WiFi Module

Spark has this week started taking pre-orders for its new stamp sized hackable WiFi module which is available to for $19 and has been design edit add wireless connectivity to any projects with ease.

The Photon WiFi module is equipped with a STM32F205 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller, and is supplied with everything you require to get your project connected by simply attaching a sensor or actuator.

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Phoenard Arduino Prototyping Gadget Hits Kickstarter (video)

Arduino Prototyping Board

Phoenard has this week unveiled a new Arduino prototyping board gadget they have created which is equipped with a wealth of features all powered by an 8-bit AVR ATMEGA2560 processor.

The Phoenard Arduino prototyping gadget measures only 11.8 x 6.1 x 1.1 cm in size and features a Self-programmed, full-color touchscreen display, on-board battery and much more, watch the video after the jump to learn more.

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Oculus VR Mobile Development Kit Now Available

Oculus VR Mobile Development Kit

As well as announcing the Gear VR Innovator Edition for Note 4 is now available for pre-registration earlier this week, Oculus VR has also announced that a Oculus Mobile SDK is now available for developers to download and use.

The current version of the Oculus Mobile SDK has been specifically designed for the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Samsung Note 4 and provides developers with everything they require to start developing virtual reality applications for mobile.

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