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NEW ROBOT CHASSIS! Let’s Make a Raspberry Pi Rover Platform ?>

NEW ROBOT CHASSIS! Let’s Make a Raspberry Pi Rover Platform

On Tuesday in the Lab we took a look at a new robot chassis that will be used for upcoming projects. The frame we are converting is a childs ride-on Power Wheels car with 6 volt battery system. The power system will be converted to a 12 volt system with various supplies for Raspberry Pi and Arduino devices. Make sure you check out all the projects on the MKME website and join us in the Discord chat.

Raspberry Pi Amazon Echo / Alexa Project ?>

Raspberry Pi Amazon Echo / Alexa Project

If you would like to build the smart kitchen terminal shown in my videos start by setting up your Raspberry Pi set up as shown in the video and detailed instructions here.   You can also start with any basic Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. Now we can set you Pi up to be a fully functional Amazon Alexa powered device. If you didn’t already watch the Alexa setup video you can see it HERE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FBltF1nc7-M As described in the video…

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Raspberry Pi Home Automation Terminal ?>

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Terminal

Here’s the full instructions to build your smart kitchen display with a Raspberry Pi to display live video, weather reports, news, time and more. To get started you can see the full video overview here:   Go ahead and assemble your Raspberry Pi as shown in the video. The webcam/microphone isn’t needed right now but I included it because next video we will be adding full control and voice activation via the Amazon Alexa service. You can use the NOOBs…

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Raspberry Pi Projects For The Holiday Season ?>

Raspberry Pi Projects For The Holiday Season

With the holiday season upon us we all might get a bit more time to spend around home. What better time to make some neat new Raspberry Pi projects!  I’ve gathered up some of the recent projects I’ve found shared around the web. Raspberry Pi Satellite Data Receiver: Raspberry Pi Bar Top Arcade: EEVBlog Raspberry Pi Cluster Computer: NES Classic Mini RetroPie Gaming System: Pi Zero Hand Held Gaming Console: Poison Tap- Pi Zero USB Hacking Exploit: I hope you…

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MKME TV is LIVE 24/7! ?>

MKME TV is LIVE 24/7!

For some time now I have been working to lay the groundwork for our own networks and community collaboration tools. One piece of that I had planned was our own TV network for broadcasting our content live 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Back in May I set up the MKME Live YouTube channel (separate from the MKME Lab and MKME Media channels).  This week I finally had enough funds to purchase the PC hardware needed to get…

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Community Update ?>

Community Update

I thought it time for a quick update and share some things going on with the YouTube channel and MKME Community lately. The last few months have been extremely busy. A lot has gone on in the “background” and I’m excited to say that the next few months should bring more updates, announcements, new initiates and video development than any time in the history of the MKME community. Sometime in late Q3/early Q4 2016 you will see this work start…

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Outernet Lighthouse Satellite System Review ?>

Outernet Lighthouse Satellite System Review

This is my full review of my new Outernet Satellite receiving system. A few months back I purchased the Lighthouse receiver system from Outernet to allow me to receive data from satellites anywhere in the world.   I am happy to conclude my initial testing and provide a review here. The Lighthouse receiver hooks up to a satellite dish via standard co-ax cable and is deigned to receive the content provided by Outernet anywhere in the world. You can watch my…

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