LEGO Raspberry Pi machine appraises your Magic cards for you – htxt.africa

htxt.africa LEGO Raspberry Pi machine appraises your Magic cards for you htxt.africa A hopper holds the cards with small, motorised tires pushing the next one onto a tray. Here a picture of the card's name is taken by a camera connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. Amazon Rekognition is used to turn the picture into a string of text ..

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LEGO Raspberry Pi machine appraises your Magic cards for you – htxt.africa

htxt.africa LEGO Raspberry Pi machine appraises your Magic cards for you htxt.africa A hopper holds the cards with small, motorised tires pushing the next one onto a tray. Here a picture of the card's name is taken by a camera connected to a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. Amazon Rekognition is used to turn the picture into a string of text ..

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Big Birthday Weekend 2018: find a Jam near you!

We’re just over three weeks away from the Raspberry Jam Big Birthday Weekend 2018 , our community celebration of Raspberry Pi’s sixth birthday. Instead of an event in Cambridge, as we’ve held in the past, we’re coordinating Raspberry Jam events to take place around the world on 3–4 March , so that as many people as possible can join in. Well over 100 Jams have been confirmed so far.

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The Pi Towers Secret Santa Babbage

Tired of pulling names out of a hat for office Secret Santa? Upgrade your festive tradition with a Raspberry Pi, thermal printer, and everybody’s favourite microcomputer mascot, Babbage Bear. The name’s Santa.

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Build your own Crystal Maze at Home

I recently discovered a TV channel which shows endless re-runs of the game show The Crystal Maze, and it got me thinking: what resources are available to help the younger generation experience the wonder of this iconic show? Well… Enter the Crystal Maze If you’re too young to remember The Crystal Maze, or if you come from a country lacking this nugget of TV gold, let me explain. A band of fairly useless contestants ran around a huge warehouse decked out to represent four zones: Industrial, Aztec, Futuristic, and Medieval

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Raspberry Pi Powered Rotating Picture Frame (video) – Geeky Gadgets

Geeky Gadgets Raspberry Pi Powered Rotating Picture Frame (video) Geeky Gadgets Hack A Day member Timothy Giles has created a very unique Raspberry Pi powered rotating picture frame, which incorporates both a Raspberry Pi and a little Arduino hardware to rotate the frame smoothly using a stepper motor. Watch the video below to …

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Desktop Sense HAT emulator

If this post gives you a sense of déjà-vu it’s because, last month, we announced a web-based Sense HAT emulator in partnership with US-based startup Trinket . Today, we’re announcing another Sense HAT emulator designed to run natively on your Raspberry Pi desktop, instead of inside a browser. Developed by Dave Jones, it’s intended for people who own a Raspberry Pi but not a Sense HAT.

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Skycademy 2016

Over the next three days, we have 30 educators arriving at Pi Towers to learn how to build, launch, and track a High Altitude Balloon (HAB). For the uninitiated, Skycademy 2016 is our second CPD event which provides experience of launching balloons to educators, showing them how this can be used for an inspiring, project-based learning experience. This is my first year preparing for Skycademy, and it has been a steep but worthwhile learning curve

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