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Portfolio Archive

OLED Tile

Monday, Nov 19th, 2012

The OLED Tile is a light fixture concept created to explore the use of organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technology in a modular and interactive fashion. [ continue ]

Stories and Stuff

Thursday, Aug 9th, 2012

As hackers and makers, we are driven to explore, create, improve, learn, teach, and share. We do things that we love because we love to do them. [ continue ]

Hardware Hacking for Kids

Saturday, Jul 28th, 2012

This presentation introduces kids to the joys of hardware hacking. [ continue ]

Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module

Tuesday, Jul 3rd, 2012

The Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module is a multi-language voice synthesizer that converts a stream of digital text into natural sounding speech. Using the universally recognized DECtalk text-to-speech synthesizer engine, Emic 2 provides speech synthesis capabilities for any embedded system via a simple command-based interface. [ continue ]

The Current State of Hardware Hacking

Thursday, Mar 29th, 2012

Hardware hacking is on the rise and most of the electronics industry is in denial. High-profile attacks against ATMs, voting machines, parking meters, medical devices, and printers were so simple, they should never have been allowed to happen in the first place. Challenges, constraints, and trade-offs are part of any product design, but it’s time security was taken a little more seriously. [ continue ]

Press

Hackaday

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Hackaday

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