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An Automated Hydroponics System, a High-Performance Edge Processing Node, a Wearable Arc Reactor, a PS2 Gamepad-Controlled Tank + More

Green Box

The Green Box is an automated hydroponics system.

FPGA Camera Edge Detection

Use a MiniZed Zynq FPGA SoC to implement a real-time edge detection algorithm for lane detection.

A Retrofitted Flash Unit, a Honeycomb Repair System, an Assistive Wheelchair Add-On, a Sign Language Translator + More

Raspberry Pi Zero Flash Cam

Make an action camera in a vintage flash unit with Raspberry Pi Zero and camera module.

Boeing Automated Honeycomb Repair System

A Boeing automated honeycomb repair system.

A Smart Garden System, an Upcycled Car Radio Game Console, a Companion Bot, a Night Vision Camera + More

Smart Garden System with Arduino Nano IoT

Use an Arduino Nano 33 IoT board along with a suite of sensors to monitor the weather and automatically water your plants!

1963 Pi Tourer Game Console

This 1963 car radio now has a new life playing RetroPie games in the workshop! It glows different colours and is easily portable.

A Basketball Stats Tracker, a NeoPixel Cube, a Water Quality Monitor, a Lapdock-Turned Laptop, an Intervalometer’s Intervalometer + More

Smart Basketball Scoreboard

What if an Arduino/Android solution was added to a regular basketball board to track my basketball training workouts? Let’s go for it!

PYNQ Controlled NeoPixel LED Cube

NeoPixels are great fun to work with. LED cubes are also very visually interesting. Let’s look at creating a PYNQ-controlled one!

A Giant 3D Printer, a Desktop Train Departure Display, a Portable Lightning Detector, a Pick and Place Delta Robot + More

BigFDM: Open Source, Large Scale 3D Printer

BigFDM has a printing area of 800 x 800 x 900mm, a BOM less than $3,000, and can be made in any fab lab near to you!

Raspberry Pi Powered Live Train Station Desktop Sign

Build a live train departure display for your desk with a Raspberry Pi Zero W and OLED screen.

A Particle Mesh Battle Bot System, a Set of Reaction Training Devices, a Digital Manometer, a Solar-Powered Pollution Monitor + More

Multiplayer Robot Battles with Particle Mesh

A system of three robots that can be controlled and battled by three different players via a mobile webpage.

Reaction Training Dummy

The wireless, high-powered LED lights are used as targets for the user to deactivate. Controlled independently and randomly.

A Crypto-Enabled Nespresso Machine, an Intelligent CCTV with Object Detection, a GPS Mapper for TTN, a Boat Simulation for Dementia Patients + More

Pay Per Coffee

A hacked Nespresso machine that requests cryptocurrencies in order to dispense coffee.

Intelligent Closed-Circuit TV with Azure and Nvidia Jetson

Using Azure IoT Edge on Nvidia Jetson Nano with Time Series Insights to detect objects in video feeds with offsite recording to the cloud.

An AI Home Surveillance System, a Computer Vision-Powered Harry Potter Wand, a DIY Vacuum + More

Add AI Brains to Your Home Camera System

Most home camera systems have no concept of the content of images, here we add AI to detect when people are present in images.


If you’ve got an old Hi-Fi or sound system with an AUX input, try this starter project to add Bluetooth using a Raspberry Pi.

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The collective knowledge and innovation that lives within Hackster is nothing short of humbling. From skin cancer detection devices and Alzheimer’s wearable assistants, to automated…

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