MakerGram Live | May 2020 Maker Update 📡
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Welcome to the Second edition of MakerGram Live, a newsletter where we pull together information about Interesting projects, Industry news, upcoming events, job opportunities and other interesting bits that you may find useful. 😉
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✨ CIRCUITSTATE Maker Incentive Programme 2021 : Maker Incentive Programme 2021 is CIRCUITSTATE's initiative to expand the open knowledge base by financially supporting individuals passionate about electronics and computer programming. more information
✨ Disruptive Technologies IoT Sensor Starter Kit Award
Wevolver, in partnership with Disruptive Technologies, is awarding IoT hardware and infrastructure to support engineers in the development of the next generation of smart building systems. More Information
✨ Adaptive Computing Challenge 2021 with Xilinx : Combine the power of Xilinx adaptive computing platforms with Vivado® ML, Vitis™ unified software platform, and Vitis AI development environment to solve real-world problems! more information
✨ "Useless" design competition : ALLPCB is holding a "Useless" design competition to encourage innovation and all kinds of creativity. Here, we help you make your ideas come true as long as it is interesting. Come and start a "Useless" design with ALLPCB and you may bring $1000+ home! more information
✨ Kerala Startup Innovation Drive 2021: Govt. of Kerala has introduced the Innovation Grant scheme to provide financial assistance to startups, entrepreneurs and startups to help them convert their innovative ideas into full-fledged ventures. More information
** Jetson nano ROS based Robotic Project by @zainmuhammed**
Speech Recognition using Wio Terminal & Code Craft + Edge Impulse. A simple voice recognition project using code craft graphical programming, wio terminal and edge Impulse. Read here
Student Design Competition 2021 by Altium, Upverter and IPC Education Foundation.
Upverter Education, a division of Altium, the IPC Education Foundation, and Arduino are partnering to create the first student design competition to engage, educate, and enhance students’ proficiencies in PCB design, with a focus on solving some of the world’s most pressing environmental challenges.
More details: https://education.upverter.com/courses/pcbethechange
📰 UpdatesRaspberry Pi Rolls Out New Documentation Online
Adafruit, Sparkfun, and other wellsprings of amateur innovation face a new normal – IEEE Spectrum.The new TI-84 Plus CE Python Graphing Calculator by Texas Instruments
The calculator runs a fork of CircuitPython on a dedicated Atmel processor inside: more detailstCam-Mini : Open Source Wireless Thermal Imaging Module based on Flir Lepton 3.5 and ESP32 by Circuitstate.
tCam-Mini is a wireless thermal imaging module based on ESP32 and FLIR Lepton 3.5 Infrared camera module. The open source project is created by Dan Julio and was crowd funded through Hackster Launch and GroupGets. More details
Events 🎉EdgeImpluse Imagine: The future of data-driven engineering starts now
Hear from embedded machine learning industry leaders and pioneers and participate in live discussions, Join for the latest innovations in embedded machine learning for the real world. Register nowWork With by Silicon Labs Virtual conference.
Design connected devices using best practices, guidelines and examples presented by IoT engineers Register Now.
Opportunity ✨Call for Makers: Show Your Project at Maker Faire Shenzhen 2021 Virtually
This year on November 20-21, Maker Faire Shenzhen will take place in phygital mode. The makerfaire team also keeping the digital format on maker faire team channels, Join the great team of makers, innovative companies, startups, and artisans to show and tell your tinkering stories. More details.EW Project Challenge 2021: Participate & build hardware to solve the problems, and get a chance to win amazing prizes worth $2000+ and opportunities.
How we can make tomorrow more sustainable and efficient. How we can solve the problems by using technology. The challenge is to build projects that bring improvement, efficiency, and create an impact by solving problems. More details.People.Planet.Product. Student Design Challenge
The Washing Machine Project has produced a manual, crank-handle washing machine called Divya that has been proven to save 75% of the time and 50% of the water taken to handwash clothes. The impact of this is huge, but the Divya team believe we can do more. More detailsCode a Pookkalam by TinkerHub Foundation
Code-a-pookalam is a creative coding challenge organised this festive season from date to date.
A grand prize of MacBook Air (13" M1) is up for grabs and it simply doesn't stop there! :star_struck:
There are so many more exciting prizes to be announced soon! All the participants will receive a physical certificate from TinkerHub for their successful participation. More details.
Projects 🛠InMoov arm and BioAmp EXG pill sensor by Mayoogh Girish
A Gesture controlled laser turret, we can control the movement of the laser by hand movement. With the help of OpenCV, we move the mouse in the computer by hand control. You can find the project details here.
Bringing the IoT Together at Works With 2021. Reserve Your FREE Seat Today!
Join Silicon Labs virtually at Works With, the world’s ONLY event to bring the entirety of IoT device makers, ecosystem providers, protocol, and standards bodies together to accelerate IoT innovation. more info https://workswith.silabs.com/
Synchronizing Sketches between IDE 2.0 and Arduino Cloud : The new Remote Sketchbook integration, released in July 2021 is a ground-breaking feature that allows you to synchronise your Arduino Cloud Sketchbook to your local computer. This is a great milestone for people who work on multiple computers or want to store their Sketches securely in the cloud.
Read more at : https://docs.arduino.cc/software/ide-v2/tutorials/ide-v2-cloud-sketch-sync
Join Arduino Integrator Program : The Integrator Program is reserved to professionals that want to implement Arduino technologies in their projects.
On the other hand, the Integrator Program offers a variety of advantages, from accessing exclusive supply agreements to supercharging your role in the tech industry. More details https://www.arduino.cc/pro/integrator-program
#JulyOT 2021 - 31 Days of IoT Content for Everyone by Microsoft : Throughout the month of July, the IoT Cloud Advocacy team @ Microsoft will be sharing content and events put together by IoT enthusiasts from around the world. This includes content from community members, Microsoft employees, and could even involve you! Details: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/internet-of-things/julyot-2021-31-days-of-iot-content-for-everyone/ba-p/2427431
Join Edge Impulse and Adafruit's Free tinyML Workshop with the Sony Spresense : Visual AI solutions combined with powerful sound diagnostics for real-time decision-making are some of the hallmarks of the Sony Spresense with Edge Impulse's embedded ML technology. This hands-on workshop will show how to build and deploy your own future-proof applications in days, not months. More details and Register https://www.embeddedonlineconference.com/Edge_Impulse_Workshop.php?
Easy tinyML with Arduino: Taking Advantage of Machine Learning Right Where Things are Happening : Building a small intelligent device that recognizes spoken keywords, gestures, or even people or animals is now easier than ever thanks to the combination of new hardware, out-of-the-box libraries, and support from the tinyML community. During this tech talk, Co-founder of Arduino, Massimo Banzi will show how you can easily create tinyML projects with Arduino through a series of practical examples. More details and register : https://armltd.zoom.us/webinar/register/3716133898678/WN_XZ-OKyyQSo6vGQJcHQ6p0Q?t=1625997251240
🛠 Community Projects
Play chrome's dino game physically 🦕 : In this project, we are going to play the chrome dino game physically with the help of machine learning and embedded electronics. Read more here https://makergram.com/blog/play-chromes-dino-game-physically/ .
📑 Blog Posts
BioAmp EXG Pill – Open Source Biopotential Analog Front-end Module can Measure EEG, ECG, EMG and EOG : BioAmp EXG Pill is a single channel biopotential analog front-end module developed by Upside Down Labs. It can measure EEG, ECG, EMG and EOG and the project is completely open source by CircuitState read more here https://circuitstate.com/featured/bioamp-exg-pill-open-source-biopotential-analog-front-end-module-can-measure-eeg-ecg-emg-and-eog/
🏆 Community contests
Eyes on Edge: tinyML Vision Challenge! :For the first time, the tinyML Foundation has launched a contest for developers worldwide, challenging them to build advanced applications with low-power machine learning inferencing and computer vision for edge devices.
Create inspiring new applications using tinyML on computer vision and win prizes and recognition from the tinyML Foundation!
Register here https://www.hackster.io/contests/tinyml-vision
Reinventing Healthy Spaces: Build an open source healthy spaces solution using the M5Stack Core2 for AWS IoT EduKit reference hardware, AWS IoT Core, and at least one other AWS cloud service. $10,000 in prizes!
Register here: https://www.hackster.io/contests/Healthy-Spaces-with-AWS
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