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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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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

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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First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board ?>

First look at the new Intel Arduino 101 Board

Recently the PR firm for Intel reached out to me and asked if I would have a look at the new Arduino 101 board. I agreed and decided to make a YouTube video on the topic.  Basically the 101 is the same form factor as the Arduino UNO board but with far better specs. Here is the video overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v61hdn_zdR0&ab_channel=MKmeLab So my thoughts on the board: I’ll be honest in that I have never liked the UNO form at all….

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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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New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos ?>

New Electronics Parts- Mailbag Videos

A pile of electronics goodies arrived in the MKme shop recently.  These components will be used in ongoing projects as well as some new projects you can expect to see on the YouTube channel. Thanks to Gearbest for the Raspberry Pi Goodies.  All these parts are already committed to various projects.  Too many are laying incomplete on the workshop shelves We also got some goodies from Banngood as well.  This new robot platform will be develop alongside the existing Arduino…

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