Labman Visit the Newcastle Maker Faire 2014

Robert Hodgson Exhibitions, Just For Fun

On Sunday some enthusiastic makers and tinkers of the Labman team paid a visit to the Newcastle Maker Faire. The day started off grey and wet so we were really hoping for a good event to lift our spirits. After the short travel to Newcastle from our base in Seamer we arrived at the life centre, which hosted the event …

Raspberry Pi Powered RC Car

Robert Hodgson Just For Fun

Over the few months I have been using my lunchtimes to work on converting a Radio Controlled car to WIFI control so that it can be driven using a smartphone from a simple web interface. I wanted to experiment with using the Raspberry PI’s I2C interface and camera board, integrating an ADXL345 accelerometer in to a project and using ultrasonic …