Welcome to the Pololu Blog, where we provide updates about what we and our customers are doing and thinking about. This blog used to be Pololu president Jan Malášek’s Engage Your Brain blog; you can view just those posts here.
This couple wanted an engineering-themed wedding, so they used e-textiles for their attire! The project used some Pololu voltage regulators.
Here is a video of the lamp in action:
Featured link: http://blog.kevinwchang.com/post/48595870556/rgb-shoji-lamp
This tank rover by Michael Shimniok streams video to and can be controlled from a web browser. All rover functions are controlled directly by the Raspberry Pi with no additional microcontrollers. It uses our Pololu 30T Track Set, idler wheels, 150:1 Micro Metal Gearmotor MP, DRV8835 Dual Motor Driver Carrier, and Pololu Step-Down Voltage Regulator D15V35F5S3.
Related post: Qtechknow wins Educator’s Choice award at Maker Faire
Featured link: http://blog.makezine.com/2013/04/12/introducing-the-fuzzbot/
We expect to release a simple carrier for ST’s new LPS331AP pressure sensor this week. While testing and writing example programs for the sensor, one of our engineers, Kevin, came up with a nice demonstration that calculates and displays the altitude on our Orangutan SVP robot controller. It was a beautiful spring day with great flying weather, so Paul and I took Kevin’s digital altimeter on a flight to Lake Havasu City, Arizona, to see how it compared to the altimeter in a plane. Continued…