Sunday, January 25, 2009

Geeky Valentine's Day! DIY geeky gift.

Valentine's Day is coming, and so be ready to make somethings for your lover:)

Listed out some of my own/friends projects, which may be useful for your valentine's day:

1. 2 hours Love Project

2. LED flower vase

3. Gorgeous LED Egg

4. Motion Activated Lamp (buy a cute lamp and modify it to be geeky ^_^)

5. Handmade Accessory with Ponoko Laser cut service.

Hope you all find useful:)

Wednesday, January 21, 2009

IR object tracking.

Using Infrared LED and receiver are the cheapest way to make an object detection sesnor, but you may require a lots of hard works. Luckily, Oddbot from "Let's make robots" worked very hard and give us a very good tutorial on IR object tracking. Source codes and circuit diagrams are included. Thanks OddBot.


Sunday, January 4, 2009

How Microcontroller BootLoader works?

Brumbarchris wrote an interesting artcile about MCU bootloader, it is time to read some techincal stuffs.
Read it