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Astro Pi upgrades launch today!

4 weeks 1 day ago

Before our beloved SpaceDave left the Raspberry Pi Foundation to join the ranks of the European Space Agency (ESA) — and no, we’re still not jealous *ahem* — he kindly drafted us one final blog post about the Astro Pi upgrades heading to the International Space Station today! So here it is. Enjoy! We are […]

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David Honess

Our 2017 Annual Review

4 weeks 2 days ago

Each year we take stock at the Raspberry Pi Foundation, looking back at what we’ve achieved over the previous twelve months. We’ve just published our Annual Review for 2017, reflecting on the progress we’ve made as a foundation and a community towards putting the power of digital making in the hands of people all over […]

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Oliver Quinlan

Join us at Raspberry Fields 2018!

1 month ago

This summer, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is bringing you an all-new community event taking place in Cambridge, UK! Raspberry Fields On the weekend of Saturday 30 June and Sunday 1 July 2018, the Pi Towers team, with lots of help from our community of young people, educators, hobbyists, and tech enthusiasts, will be running Raspberry […]

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Helen Drury

Pi 3B+: 48 hours later

1 month ago

Unless you’ve been AFK for the last two days, you’ll no doubt be aware of the release of the brand-spanking-new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. With faster connectivity, more computing power, Power over Ethernet (PoE) pins, and the same $35 price point, the new board has been a hit across all our social media accounts! […]

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Alex Bate

Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018 roundup

1 month ago

A couple of weekends ago, we celebrated our sixth birthday by coordinating more than 100 simultaneous Raspberry Jam events around the world. The Big Birthday Weekend was a huge success: our fantastic community organised Jams in 40 countries, covering six continents! We sent the Jams special birthday kits to help them celebrate in style, and […]

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Ben Nuttall

One LED Matrix Table to rule them all

1 month 1 week ago

Germany-based Andreas Rottach’s multi-purpose LED table is an impressive build within a gorgeous-looking body. Play games, view (heavily pixelated) images, and become hypnotised by flashy lights, once you’ve built your own using his newly released tutorial. LED-Matrix Table – 300 LEDs – Raspberry Pi – C++ Engine – Custom Controllers This is a short presentation […]

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Alex Bate

PipeCam: the low-cost underwater camera

1 month 1 week ago

Fred Fourie is building a low-cost underwater camera for shallow deployment, and his prototypes are already returning fascinating results. You can build your own PipeCam, and explore the undiscovered depths with a Raspberry Pi and off-the-shelf materials. Materials and build In its latest iteration, PipeCam consists of a 110mm PVC waste pipe with fittings and a […]

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Alex Bate

Coding is for girls

1 month 1 week ago

Less than four years ago, Magda Jadach was convinced that programming wasn’t for girls. On International Women’s Day, she tells us how she discovered that it definitely is, and how she embarked on the new career that has brought her to Raspberry Pi as a software developer. “Coding is for boys”, “in order to be […]

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magda

LED cubes and how to map them

1 month 1 week ago

Taking inspiration from a cube he had filmed at the 34th Chaos Communication Congress in Leipzig, Germany, polyfloyd gathered friends Sebastius and Boekenwuurm together to create their own. https://polyfloyd.net/img/opengl-shaders-ledcube/shaders-glsl.webm The build As polyfloyd’s blog post for the project notes, Sebastius led the way with the hardware portion of the build. The cube is made from six […]

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Alex Bate

Voice-controlled magnification glasses

1 month 1 week ago

Go hands-free in the laboratory or makerspace with Mauro Pichiliani’s voice-controlled magnification glasses. Voice Controlled Glasses With Magnifying Lens This video presents the project MoveLens: a voice controlled glasses with magnifying lens. It was the my entry for the Voice Activated context on unstructables. Check the step by step guide at Voice Controlled Glasses With […]

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Alex Bate

Petoi: a Pi-powered kitty cat

1 month 2 weeks ago

A robot pet is the dream of many a child, thanks to creatures such as K9, Doctor Who’s trusted companion, and the Tamagotchi, bleeping nightmare of parents worldwide. But both of these pale in comparison (sorry, K9) to Petoi, the walking, meowing, live-streaming cat from maker Rongzhong Li. Petoi: OpenCat Demo Mentioned on IEEE Spectrum: […]

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Alex Bate

Happy birthday to us!

1 month 2 weeks ago

The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that today is 28 February, which is as close as you’re going to get to our sixth birthday, given that we launched on a leap day. For the last three years, we’ve launched products on or around our birthday: Raspberry Pi 2 in 2015; Raspberry Pi 3 in […]

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Eben Upton

New free online course about building makerspaces

1 month 2 weeks ago

Helping people to get into making is at the heart of what we do, and so we’ve created a brand-new, free online course to support educators to start their own makerspaces. If you’re interested in the maker movement, then this course is for you! Sign up now and start learning with Build a Makerspace for […]

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Andrew Collins

OTON GLASS: turning text to speech

1 month 3 weeks ago

With OTON GLASS, users are able to capture text with a blink and have it read back to them in their chosen language. It’s wonderful tool for people with dyslexia or poor vision, or for travellers abroad. OTON GLASS A wearable device for people who have difficulty reading. OTON GLASS Inspired by his father’s dyslexia, Keisuke […]

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