Articles by: Ferris

Singapore Arduino – SGuino

Singapore Arduino, SGuino - Top View

The first Arduino compatible board designed and made in Singapore was showcased at the CommunicAsia 2014 exhibition. The SGuino is a collaboration between IDA Labs and our company. The Arduino compatible board makes it easy for children and young Makers to start tinkering with computer programming and electronics. At the […]

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Dr Vivian Balakrishnan the Maker

Dr Vivian Balakrishnan the Maker

In the April 23th (2014) issue of Digital Life, Dr Vivian Balakrishnan talks about his journey as a Maker. He shares on why he embraces the maker culture and he is certainly a man who walks the talk. Thanks for giving us, Singapore Makers, a pat on our back.

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Makers Movement in Singapore

Makers Movement in Singapore

The Straits Times article on 11 November 2013 mentioned that the DIY (a.k.a. Makers) movement is gaining momentum in Singapore. A photo of Mr Rohaimi Mohamed was featured in the article. During the Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2013 (held in July) Mr Rohami’s Maker Booth was right opposite our Maker […]

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Arduino Singapore Meetup

Arduino Singapore Meetup

The inaugural Arduino Singapore Meetup was held on 5 August at Silicon Straits. You can see the article at Singapore Makers website. We showcased the Tinyduino which is probably the tiniest arduino that is available in Singapore. The TinyDuino is just one of the ‘TINY’ range of arduino-related product from […]

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Is the Itsy Bitsy TinyDuino right for you ?

Is the Itsy Bitsy TinyDuino right for you ?

Volume 36 of the popular Make magazine (cover as shown below) talks about which is the right Micro-controller and Single-Board computer for you.   The TinyDuino was featured on the cover and mentioned as well on page 53 (shown below). The TinyDuino (from TinyCircuits, USA) is an Arduino compatible board […]

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Singapore Cosplay Special Effects

Singapore Cosplay Special Effects

In Singapore, Cosplay’s popularity is on the rise especially in the last couple of years. The costumes made by many enthusiasts are getting more and more elaborate and grand. These creations and costumes could be improved with special effects using electronics, some of which are shown in the following videos. […]

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Running LED Display

Running LED Display

The following picture shows a short segment of  individually controllable (square) LEDs. The 5 LEDs on the right of the picture are in red colour with different brightness levels. The following video shows the entire one metre length of the LED matrix with various types of running-LED effects. A total […]

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Congratulations to Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries, Winner of Entrepreneur of 2012 Award

Congratulations to Limor Fried of Adafruit Industries, Winner of Entrepreneur of 2012 Award

Limor Fried (Ladyada), founder of Adafruit Industries, received another affirmation that learning electronics can be fun and entertaining for makers of all ages and skill levels. She won the Entrepreneur Magazine’s Entrepreneur of 2012 Awards. See more details at the following Adafruit link. 3E Gadgets is proud to be the […]

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Fun with a USB Microscope #1 – The Singapore Puzzle

Fun with a USB Microscope #1 – The Singapore Puzzle

A USB Microscope, as shown in the picture above, embodies the elements of Education, Electronics & Entertainment. This microscope would be a fabulous birthday gift for the inquisitive one. The microscope is available Here. The Articulated Arm Stand is separately available Here. It’s fun to put familiar objects under the […]

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ASS – Arduino Sharing Session

ASS – Arduino Sharing Session

What is Arduino ? If you have heard the term ‘Arduino’ and wonder what it is, then read on. This article attempts to give you a brief introduction to what people refer to when they mention the word Arduino. (You may want to look at the SGuino, an Arduino compatible board designed […]

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