How about some drone-style footage, indoors and without a drone? With a 3D printer and a few simple components, it might be easier than it sounds!

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It took a year to take a mess of wires, hardware and WiFi dependency and turn it into a new solution to monitor plants and the environment anywhere without a WiFi password. This is BLE-IOP.

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This week I'm getting back to my OLED clock, and discussing the changes I've made.

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Using a ESP32 Thing and a WiFi camera to create a robot that you control from your browser.

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Build a custom wireless audio Bluetooth adapter using BlueCreation's BC127 and add it to your old speaker system!

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Learn how to combine a Python web app framework with the ESP8266 Thing to control your RPi via WiFi.

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This week Alex designs an OLED clock using the ESP32 Thing.

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I create a Yagi antenna out of Popsicle sticks and paperclips and use it to measure connection strength (RSSI) to WiFi access points.

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This week we have the new Servo Trigger, the ESP8266 WiFi module, a new version of the Taz 3D Printer, and more!

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Lights, Wireless, and Pi. Check out the new stuff for this week.

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Sweeping legal changes are afoot that could change the hobbyist airspace for years to come. Your input can make a difference.

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Many schools and homes have VEX robotics systems. It's an awesome and amazing platform. I've casually mentioned to several friends that integrating VEX with Arduino is super simple to do... Here's a quick snap-shot at what we got working today.

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Overview of the related M2X Learn tutorial, which walks users through the process of connecting an Arduino and CC3000 to AT&T's M2X service.

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Check out this new guides for getting started in the world of XBee.

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