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Making a datalogger for a Kamstrup electricity / gas meter with Raspberry Pi!

About Raspberry Pi So finally I received my new Raspberry Pi. This is a small, low power ARM linux board featuring a ethernet adapter, 2 USB ports and even a full-HD HDMI port for a mere $30!. Check out www.raspberrypi.org for more information. After running XBMC on it (no mpeg2 decoding, lame) and trying it …

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Making Your Apartment Buzzer Party Friendly With Raspberry Pi and Twilio

Amy Ciavolino’s friends were stuck outside of her apartment waiting to be let in to the party. They repeatedly pressed Amy’s apartment buzzer with no luck. The buzzer was too quiet, and Amy’s party was too loud. Throughout the night, the cycle repeated: Amy’s friends pressed the buzzer, waited in vain, finally called Amy, and …

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Making Fun | PiLarm: How to Build a Raspberry Pi Room Alarm

I’m always on the lookout for those teachable moments. Inspiration struck me when my 5-year-old asked for help in keeping his little brother from sneaking into his room. I spotted the perfect time to teach him about inputs, outputs, and programming. Learning is easier when the lesson centers on solving a personal problem. I could …

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