Arduino’s Foray Into Industrial Automation And Robotics

The latest release by Arduino, that has a dual-core processor, low supply voltage, powerful graphics and connectivity, assures wide-ranging applicability in the field of AI and edge computing as well. Arduino...

Thin Films That Are A Viable Alternative To Silicon-Based Semiconductors

These thin films come with the benefits of better light reception and electrical conductivity, besides being environment-friendly.  Traditionally, semiconductors made from silicon have been used for creating materials that conduct electricity. Now,...

“Software Tools Are Quite Sophisticated, But They Assume A Lot Of Things To Simplify...

High-speed PCB circuits have wide-ranging applications from medical equipment to network communication. Amit Bhardwaj, group chairman and managing director, Polar Instruments Asia-Pacific, and Sanket Roy, country manager, Polar Instruments India, discuss...

Mini Fridge With Peltier Modules

It was in the middle of 1821 when J.T. Seebeck discovered that if two dissimilar metals connected at two different points are held at different temperatures, a microvoltage develops. This phenomenon...

Decode An IR Remote For Home Automation

This article describes how to decode a remote controller and use it for home automation, along with Arduino. An infrared (IR) remote controller used in TVs, music players and the like...

Portable Digital Weighing Machine Upto 100kg

You must have seen digital weighing machine in numerous shops, but have you ever wondered how it works and how it can be made into a low cost, portable device? If...

Smart Digital Calendar That Tells You Live News From EFY

We all must have used a photo frame in our houses, but have you ever wondered that you can make a smart digital photo frame cum calendar by yourself?  Today, we will...

Fire Safety and Pollution Control while Cooking

Cooking releases several pollutants as well as particulate matter into the air. When such pollutants are exhausted from a kitchen, these can release smoke, grease and odours in outdoor air. Exposure...

Augmented Reality: The Art of Creating 3D Animations

As augmented reality (AR) continues to develop and achieve new technological advancements, you can expect to see more of it in the communication industry. AR has a strong use-case for communication...
Fig. 1: Circuit diagram of the LED flasher using Arduino

Flash Twenty LEDs Using Arduino

Presented here is the circuit that drives twenty LEDs in a random manner. LED flashers and sequencers are used in decorative lights to give pretty colour combinations by glowing LEDs in...