Track your speed and distance while skateboarding

Fight the urge to chant the Avril Lavigne song as you cruise the streets on Pieter Thomas’s speed- and distance-tracking skateboard. Instant approval “That is sweet!” exclaimed Ben Nuttall when I shared this project on the Raspberry Pi Slack channel. And indeed it is — a simple idea, perfectly executed, resulting in a final product that actually managed to coax a genuine and positive response from Ben! Prove your worth Project creator Pieter Thomas, a student at Howest Kortrijk University , needed to show off his skills by building a ‘something’ for his course

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Hackaday Prize Entry: High Speed Sampling For The Raspberry Pi – Hackaday

Hackaday Hackaday Prize Entry: High Speed Sampling For The Raspberry Pi Hackaday The Raspberry Pi has become a firm favorite in our community for its array of GPIOs and other interfaces, as well as its affordable computing power. Unfortunately though despite those many pins, there is a glaring omission in its interfacing … and more »

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30kmph Bluetooth skateboard from the Raspberry Pi Guy

We are immensely fond of tutorial-maker extraordinaire Matt Timmons-Brown, who you may know as The Raspberry Pi Guy , and we treasure his widdle brain. Matt, please wear a helmet consistently next time you use this skateboard monster thing. DIY 30KM/H ELECTRIC SKATEBOARD – RASPBERRY PI POWERED Over the summer, I made my own electric skateboard using a £4 Raspberry Pi Zero

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Raspberry Pi Adds A Digital Dash To Your Car – Hackaday

Hackaday Raspberry Pi Adds A Digital Dash To Your Car Hackaday [Greg's] hack uses a Raspberry Pi Foundation display, which includes a touch screen, so you don't need a mouse or other controls. Node.js displays the speed, RPM, and engine temperature (check engine lights and other warnings are planned additions) …

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