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Educational

Ultrasonic Range Finder with Computer Simulation

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wow… :-]

The ultrasonic sensor and computer software provide a convincing illusion of direct interaction.

“Another installation exercise. Idea copied from another installation for ease. Ultrasonic range finder is used to detect distance of object form it and data is processed in flash, and displayed in form of grass. Same technique can apply to many other skin like running people (from the UFO… )”

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Update: Bike POV Video

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Here’s the video for the Bike POV earlier.

Nice “Merry Christmas and Happy New Year”, guys! (or girls)

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Wii HACK – Nintendo Wii combo Component/Composite Cable

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Nice Nintendo Wii hack for people who need this hack…bookmark it!

The Nintendo Wii ships with a composite video cable that is capable of 480i resolution. Currently first party component cables, which allow for 480p resolution, are available through retailers and directly from Nintendo. However, when attaching the component cables, one loses the ability to output composite video. Why is thi

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Make your Linux box look like a MAC

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I don’t know what it is lately, MACs have been very appealing to me lately. Maybe because the new MACs are unix based or what… Regardless of how much money I don’t have in my pocket to buy one, here’s a way you can make your PC look like a MAC and fool people if you have Linux installed…

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RGB Bike POV

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Nicely done RGB Bike POV! POV stands for Persistence of Vision, check out wikipedia definition if you don’t know it yet.

The whole thing is based on a pic16f628A, with some SMD mosfets to power the led’s. Those are very bright RGB led’s with SMD resistors for smaller PCB size and lower weight. That’s important too when keeping in mind

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Analogue Video Synthesizer-VGA Expropriator

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I picked up couple broken monitors at the garbage can nearby where I work last week. (Yes, I am such a el cheapo, I have to go to the dumpster for some hackable parts. Regardless, I also found some PCI serial cards which I needed badly for FREE!) Well, I am planning on some visualizing device…and this VGA expropriator might help me…

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Real LightSaber at WicKED Lasers!

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Wow, this is the real thing, a lightsaber made out of dangerous, plastic melting lasers!

Check out all the cool videos at Wicked Lasers!

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Wii hacking – Airplane simulator using wii remote!

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More wii hacking…playing a airplane game using wii!  Glovepie is really becoming the s&*# !!! 🙂

I thought it would be cool to be able to use the wii remote to control goggles so I knocked together a really simple glovepie script to do it. It replicates the pitch and roll of the remote to control the plane, + and – control speed and B fires. Please excuse the crappy video filmed on

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Google Patent Search

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Wow, I’ve seen this site before but it is really useful…

I looked up some “golf training aid” devices

I even found the patent for the

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Self parking lego mindstorms

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Nicely done parking job!

It has got an ultrasonic sensor that detects the length of free spaces. Then, when it detects enough space, it makes the necessary movments to park. And when you say “GO!” it returns to the road

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