GPS tracking August 03, 2012 at 10:26 PM I thought it might be fun to turn my Raspberry Pi into a vehicle tracker. The nearest I got to building a truly bespoke tracker was in 2004 using a Siemens TC45 & later TC65, where I wrote the firmware. There wasn't really anything on the market then to do what we wanted, so we built our own, and I took care of the software side. Sure there were trackers on the market, but nothing flexible enough to meet our needs for a given application. Small production runs can get very expensive, so you have to get creative and find ways to deliver the product to a budget. Summon the Chef. Summon the Chef: Introduction: Consider that you are living in an apartment shared between four working professionals with horrible work timing.
Raspberry Pi MYSQL & PHPMyAdmin Tutorial - Pi My Life Up This Raspberry Pi MYSQL & PHPMyAdmin tutorial is an extension to the webserver tutorial that I did earlier. You don’t need to have done that tutorial to be able to complete this one. If you’re unfamiliar of MYSQL this is a great way to get learning it. MySQL is a relational database management system and allows you store & maintain data. It is one of the world’s most popular relational database system and is commonly included in most LAMP stacks. How to Install A Wireless USB Network Card on Raspberry Pi Today I’m going to show you how to install a wireless networking card on your Raspberry Pi. I’m using the ultra cheap Ralink wireless card, but the instructions are similar for any Wireless Device. Update Your System For this tutorial I’m using Raspian.
Raspberry Pi Update: 14th May, 2013 wiringPi version 2 has been released and now has its own website ( to look after it. Most of the documentation on the projects site has been copied over to it the new site, but there may still be 1 or 2 pages that are still missing.
Install gphoto2 on your raspberry Via the free software gphoto2 it is possible to connect a digital camera (Canon/Nikon/Olympus, full compatibility list) to your Raspberry Pi in order to remotely take pictures and automatically download them to the Raspberry's memory. Easy case You can install gphoto2 very easily via the command line: sudo apt-get install gphoto2 If asked, hit enter to complete your installation. Building a Raspberry Pi Baby Monitor - Stuff Babies Need As an expectant Dad, I was searching for helpful things to do in preparation for the arrival of our little one. Once I had all the essential items ready, hospital bag packed and nursery painted I set about a little hobby project. I bought one of the original Raspberry Pi’s
Raspberry Pi FAQs - Frequently Asked Questions Table of Contents: The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It is a capable little computer which can be used in electronics projects, and for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word processing, browsing the internet, and playing games. It also plays high-definition video. Raspberry Pi email/SMS doorbell notifier + picture of the person ringing it I have been receiving requests to build a SMS doorbell from all around the world ever since my SMS doorbel project got featured on hackaday, damnGeeky, hackedgadgets and few other places . My approach is relatively difficult to follow, so I decided to put up some simple steps for you folks to follow and get even better results than my original project. You will need the following components A Raspberry Pi, any model will work. I have mine equipped with a WiFi dongle so that I don’t have to worry about Internet cablingA wireless doorbell.
Raspberry Pi : The Unofficial Tutorial Advertisement Get to know the world’s favorite $25 computer: the Raspberry Pi. You’ll find tips, tricks and more in this unofficial Raspberry Pi tutorial from MakeUseOf. Whether you’re a current Pi owner who wants to learn more or a potential owner of this credit-card size device, this isn’t a guide you want to miss. DIY WiFi Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Camera This project explores the Adafruit PiTFT touchscreen and the Raspberry Pi camera board to create a simple point-and-shoot digital camera. One can optionally use WiFi and Dropbox (a cloud file storage and synchronization service) to automatically transfer photos to another computer for editing. This isn’t likely to replace your digital camera (or even phone-cam) anytime soon…it’s a simplistic learning exercise and not a polished consumer item…but as the code is open source, you or others might customize it into something your regular camera can’t do. Raspberry Pi computer, either the Model B or Model AWith Ethernet and two USB ports, the Model B is usually easier to set up. The Model A saves a few bucks and uses less power…but with only one USB port and no Ethernet, it requires some added skill and/or shenanigans to get all the software fully loaded.PiTFT Mini Kit — TFT+Touchscreen for Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi Camera Board. For general work you’ll want the regular version.
How to turn your Raspberry Pi 2 into a Smart Hub Hello Beasts! On this blog post, I'm going to explain how we can turn our Raspberry Pi 2 into a Smart Hub. With that, you will be able to control all your smart home products with only one interface thanks to Netbeast Platform. In this example, you will be able to control Philips Hue, Lifx and Sonos with a pad. Raspberry Pi Zero W: The smart person's guide Since the original $35 Raspberry Pi computer launched in 2012, it has spawned a whole family of low-cost computers. The latest offering is the Raspberry Pi Zero W, a tiny $10 board that adds Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to the cheapest member of the Pi family, the Raspberry Pi Zero. You'll find everything you need to know about the Pi Zero W in this "living" article, which will be updated over time. SEE: All of TechRepublic's smart person's guides What's the Raspberry Pi Zero W? One of the smallest and cheapest machines available, costing roughly the same as a KFC Bargain Bucket, and packing 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
coldtearselectronics.wikispaces LCD Sys info can be used with other software for custom application development. The device accept simple USB control packets. Once driver for your OS is installed, you can control the LCD using libusb library under VB, VC, VC#, python (Raspberry Pi or Linux) to send USB control packet command to control what the LCD display.