Archive for category: Education

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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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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We are Makers @ Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2013

We are Makers @ Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2013

We are here at Singapore Mini Maker Faire 2013 Come visit us at our booth on 27 and 28 July 2013. Happening @ our booth. Official launch of TinyCircuits Product and Pre-order promotion. Special promotion for Spikenzielabs products. Display of our recent projects Do come visit us to grab 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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Halloween! Animating Multiple LED Backpacks – by Adafruit

Halloween! Animating Multiple LED Backpacks – by Adafruit

Halloween is Coming! This is a very interesting tutorial setup by Adafruit. It uses the I2C LED matrix backpack to create interesting project for fun especially this coming Halloween.   Products Needed All different types of i2c LED matrix available here. Arduino development board for control and downloading your sketch […]

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The Internet of Things Printer – by Adafruit

The Internet of Things Printer – by Adafruit

This is another interesting project from Adafruit. The detail tutorial can be found here. The “Internet of Things” refers to the idea of pervasive, ambient connections between physical objects and the virtual world. If every modest sensor or output device could share information via the internet, what new paradigms will […]

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Build a Babel Fish Language Toy – by Adafruit

Build a Babel Fish Language Toy – by Adafruit

Everyone definity knows the popular Babel Fish language translator, but have you ever think of making it a real gadget which is similar? This video from Adafruit show us just how amazing that this is possible. The Babel Fish helps you learn to say words and phrases on RFID flash […]

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