World’s First Smart Snowboard Changes Music According To Your Actions

World’s First Smart Snowboard Changes Music According To Your Actions

hackaday.com 21 Dec '14, 9am

Ever wanted a soundtrack to your life? For a couple of minutes at a time, Signal Snowboards creates that experience with a smart snowboard that varies your music depending on the tricks you perform on your way down the mountain. The sign on the door says “School For Gifted Hackers”. Inside [Matt Davis] helped interface audio with an accelerometer – something he regularly does with all manner of hacked devices. At first the prototype was an iPhone mimicking the motions of a snowboarder the way fighter pilots describe dogfights with their hands. The audio engine that pulls those mostions to sound is open source and anyone is welcome to do th...

How to spot counterfeit passive components - Electronic Products

electronicproducts.com 20 Dec '14, 12pm
How to spot counterfeit passive components - Electronic Products

What is a counterfeit component? The definition has caused much discussion and disagreement in the industry. For the purpose of this article ...

EasyMx Pro v7-powered inverted rotary pendulum

mikroe.com 19 Dec '14, 10pm
EasyMx Pro v7-powered inverted rotary pendulum

EasyMx Pro v7-powered inverted rotary pendulum by Srdjan Misic | December 19, 2014 We received a couple of photos from an Assistant Professor...

Updated Siemens Presentation "The Company" now online at /dh

siemens.com 19 Dec '14, 8am

(Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and interna...

1/2 Great post by Ed Doller @micronstorage. The use of #SSD makes no sense and will likely die soon.

micron.com 19 Dec '14, 5pm

Now that I’ve got your attention, “the death of the SSD” can be explained in two different ways. The first, and least important, is the fact ...

Microsoft rumored to make head-worn gaming device in 2015

digitimes.com 18 Dec '14, 8am

Microsoft rumored to make head-worn gaming device in 2015 Aaron Lee, Taipei; Joseph Tsai, DIG...

8 #STEM websites to excite kids about #tech - #STEMeducation #engineering #co...

eetimes.com 19 Dec '14, 12pm
8 #STEM websites to excite kids about #tech - #STEMeducation #engineering #coding #programming

Check out these cool sites for the future IT pros of the world. This week is Computer Science...

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