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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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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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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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Pico Projector Review ?>

Pico Projector Review

Some time back I picked up a Pico projector to use in some upcoming projects.  I purchased mine from Amazon and it arrived quickly and fully functional. These tiny LED projectors are a great addition to projects with the Raspberry Pi for the due to the sheer portability.  This unit has an internal battery which does seem to last about 80 minutes of continuous use.  The screen is not the highest resolution (960 X 540) but for the price it…

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Raspberry Pi Media Center ?>

Raspberry Pi Media Center

This week we took a Raspberry Pi and set it up as a full media center which can stream videos, watch TV broadcasts and much more. In order to set up the basic operating system on the Pi you can follow the instructions for OpenElec here: Once you have your Pi Media center up and running you may want to add more options for streaming movies and TV.  To do this you will need to install the Addon Installer by…

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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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