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iDoor – The iPhone Controlled Hydraulic Dorm Room Door

Life in nowadays, especially for the people who busy with their daily job can be tough. Go figure, after a long day of work, most of them are exhausted. Isn’t it better to have a dorm door, which can be automatically open, every time you back to home? In this case, the iDoor would be your ideal solution here. For your information, the iDoor is outfitted with an iPhone controlled hydraulic door opener and unlocker. In order to use the iDoor, you have to tap the iDoor app on your phone’s home screen, and the door opens for you, once you’re standing in front of the door! The iDoor is fully-controlled directly from a scrounged up PIII computer running Ubuntu, which is interfaced with the hardware using the Phidget 8//8/8 control board. The full PC is the right choice, mainly for internet connectivity and development speed. The software part was well-written in Java using the Phidget library. Technically, the door is controlled by a hydraulic actuator, which is tapped into the sink in the room. Two of the taps (Sink inflow tap and outflow tap) are connected to a set of four one-way solenoid valves. In addition, there are two…

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The Unexpected Joke – Electronic Whoopie Cushion Deux

Life is bored and you didn’t have any interesting stuff to deal with? Well, if your friends love to drop by to your home, maybe this Electronic Whoopie Cushion Deux might be able to bring more laughing at your house!

Basically, the Electronic Whoopie Cushion Deux (Deux is meaning ‘two’ in French) is the version two or the follow-up to an earlier electronic version of the Whoopie Cushion device.

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Wireless Accelerometer Based Mouse is At Your Service!

You’re getting enough with the wire-controlled mouse and ready to have something different here? If you didn’t have the desire to buy the ready-to-use wireless mouse, then it’s time to show up your talent: Go and build an amazing wireless accelerometer based mouse! You’re wondering, “What’s the specialty of this wireless accelerometer based mouse and why I should build it?” Well, you might be haven’t notice that this project is using CYWM6935 wireless integrated module with antennas. It can act as “Transceiver” at the same time. The CYWM6935 wireless USB LR Radio Module is very awesome, as it offers a complete radio module solution. Some of the reasons why you should use the CYWM6935 transceiver are: It’s a single-chip 2.4 GHz direct sequence spread spectrum (DSSS) base band modem radio. It means it can be used to connect directly to a microcontroller via a simple serial peripheral interface (SPI). It has the ability to support up to 78 channels of 1MHz. It can be used for Point-to-Point and multipoint communication. It has the normal/double data rate with 32 chips or 2 bit. By the way, the SPI allows high-speed synchronous data transfer between the microcontroller and peripheral devices. Once the…

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