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Build a basic Raspberry Pi Robot in no time with the RaspiRobotBoard v3 HAT

Raspi Robot

Building a robot has never been more easy than with the Raspberry Pi and the RaspiRobotBoard v3 from Simon Monk. Learn in this tutorial how to build a robot that rovers around and avoids collisions with obstacles, with just a few lines of code. The RobotBoard itself is available for 27€ on Amazon; all in all, the robot presented herein costs around 90€. Continue Reading

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Intrusion detection with a Raspberry Pi and a smartphone over bluetooth

Alarm System

The Raspberry Pi enables building sophisticated alarm systems for a low price and with comparably low effort. The alarm system presented herein detects if a specific bluetooth device (e.g. smartphone) is present. If a PIR (passive infrared) motion sensor detects movement and the smartphone is not present, an piezo-buzzer is activated. This is easily extendable, for example by triggering sms alerts. Continue Reading