Saturday, December 29, 2018

DIY electronics & 3D-printing - Lithopanes

Like I mentioned before, combining 3D-printing and electronics is an exciting area. It gets even more exciting by adding another of my former hobbies ... photography.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

3D printing - creating my own models

Printing existing models is fine and lots of fun already, but soon I reached the need to print some custom objects, way too specific for my needs that I could not find something fitting online.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

3D printing - used existing models

Lately, I was telling about the assembly of my 3D Printer. In this article, I want to show off some of the models I printed since then.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

DIY home automation - the corridor

We have been renovating our corridor lately, but also made it into a DIY electronics project.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Assembling a 3D Printer - The Original Prusa i3 MK3

For a while, I was thinking about getting a 3D Printer. Not only because of the usability in regards to my other electronics and home automation projects, but also because of the fascination with this kind of technology to build something yourself.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Ambientlight for my gaming PC

Playing with light was cool already, but there are tons of other cool opportunities ... like an active ambient light at a PC or TV.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

BinaryCrapClock by David Watts

I have assembled quite some of this soldering kits from China now. I also had a binary clock at my desk for several years ... but now, I got a self-assembled/-soldered binary clock.

Monday, May 21, 2018

Playing with light

As mentioned in my article about my first steps into soldering, I started some real projects as well. Today I would like to tell you about one of them, lightening the shelves at my office space.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

Soldering - my first steps

Last winter holiday I got a soldering station. Time to play a bit with it.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Mirror mirror on the wall ... Implementing a voice assistant into a smart mirror #2

Getting the mirror to speak, finally.
In my previous article, I was telling about the different voice assistants and how we choose one for the implementation into the smart mirror.
Now it's time to work on the actual implementation ...

Monday, February 26, 2018

Mirror mirror on the wall ... Implementing a voice assistant into a smart mirror #1

Last summer, I was building a smart mirror with a Raspberry Pi, an old monitor and some spyglass.
Now, the smart mirror got extended by a voice assistant to become a speaking mirror.

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Google AIY Voice Kit

A while back, Google and the MagPi did a collaboration which resulted in the first AIY Project, the AIY Voice Kit.

Google AIY Voice Kit