.NET Micro Framework
"Bitcoin + Azure + Traffic Light"
Avg Rating: 5(1)Chris Walker, Friend of the Community and Blog, hardware geek extraordinaire, Matt Cavanagh bring us Build 2014: Bitcoin + Azure + Traffic LightFor Microsoft Build 2014, the Internet of Things team at Microsoft put together a very cool Netduino-powered traffic light. Here's what it looks…
Micro-JSON - a JSON parser for the .Net Micro Framework
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Hardware Friday project is from Mario Vernari who shows us how we can build a JSON parser that lives happily on a Netduino device. If you're Micro Framework app is talking to a JSON end point (and what isn't these days?) this project might come in real handy. Micro-JSON for Netduino (and…
"The Urban Garden - Adventures in Automated Indoor Gardening"
Avg Rating: 4.5(2)What was that you forgot? Let's see, while you were away at Build or glued to the live streams, there was something you were supposed to do... hum... what was it...? Something green... oh, oh. Plants. You forgot to water your plants! Today's Hardware Friday post might help you next time that…
Home Automation with a little help from Netduino, Microsoft Kinect Point Cloud and Speech Recognition
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Hardware Friday comes to us from Friend of the Blog, Dan Thyer, who continues to push the boundaries of the Kinect, Netduino and Home Automation that geeks will love... Some of Dan's past highlights; Halloween Insanity with help from the Kinect and NetduinoNetduino, Kinect, HTML5 = Spooky…
uNFC - Windows Embedded Platform NFC Library
Avg Rating: 0Today's Hardware Friday post is another project from our Friend of the Blog, Paolo Patierno (yeah, yeah, I know, it seems like I'm posting his stuff all the time, but hey, it's cool stuff! ;) Speaking of past posts... Get your .Net Micro Framework devices up with the μPLibrary!Machine 2 Machine with…
3D Printed, Bluetooth enabled, Netduino powered, Windows Phone Controled Rodent Chaser
Avg Rating: 0Today's Hardware Friday project comes to us via Matt Cavanagh and his need to, well, chase out some rodents from under his house... Windows Phone controlled car with Netduino and BluetoothThe houses in Durban, South Africa (where I live) usually have some form of gap underneath them that ranges from…
High speed, low drag with the SPI (Serial Peripheral Interface) and .Net Micro Framework
Avg Rating: 0Today's Hardware Friday post is from Friend of the Blog, Paolo Patierno. he shows off the the Serial Peripheral Interface and how we can use it in a .Net Micro Framework development... Some of the past projects of his we've highlighted: Get your .Net Micro Framework devices up with the…
AGENT Smartwatch gets experimental, community driven, Visual Studio 2013 support
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Hardware Friday post comes to us via Paolo Patierno. Paolo chats up one of my favorite hardware projects of the past year and highlights a recent post by Scott Walker. Scott and community team have proven the power of open source and gone where Microsoft hasn't yet. They taken the open…
AGENT, November SDK Update, with accelerometer support, and more
Avg Rating: 4(1)It's been a while since I've blogged about one of my favorite hardware projects, the AGENT, Smart Watch. In a recent project update, the release of the November SDK was announced... November SDK update and wireless power coils... November SDK update Sensing motion in all three dimensions…
"Learn to program with Visual Basic & .NET Gadgeteer"
Avg Rating: 5(1)Today's Hardware Friday's post is all about a new book from Microsoft Research, Visual Basic and some Fez... New Gadgeteer Book - Learn to program with Visual Basic & .NET GadgeteerNET Gadgeteer can be used to develop core programming skills that are needed when studying Computer Science at…