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Getting Started with Arduino Mini and FTDI

Getting Started with Arduino Mini and FTDI

[youtube=http://youtu.be/QgJofluuW6M] In this episode of “Projects with Ryan Slaugh” I highlight using the Arduino Mini with the FTDI Friend. Normally, using an Arduino is as simple as plug and play into your USB. With the Mini, however, you need to use the FTDI Friend. The Friend itself is a simple device that converts USB to serial that […]

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AirHarp for Leap Controller

AirHarp for Leap Controller

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HFcfOwDtI width:600] The Leap Motion 3D controller is gearing up for general availability, but some developers have already started creating interesting interactive apps for the device. Check out developer Andy Summers’ AirHarp app that takes advantage of the Leap’s accuracy to produce an expressive music app. [via Synthtopia]

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