Tiny Tuesdays! Real-Time Clock TinyShield

Tiny Tuesdays! Real-Time Clock TinyShield

by Ken Burns September 09, 2014

Welcome to Tiny Tuesdays! This is where we release a new product every Tuesday, and for this Tiny Tuesday event we are releasing the TinyDuino Real-Time Clock (RTC) TinyShield. This lets your project keep accurate time even through the TinyDuino being reprogrammed or power losses. It is based around the Maxim DS1339 RTC and supports counting in seconds, minutes, hours, days, date, month and year with leap-year compensation (valid up to 2100). 

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An Introduction to TinyDuino

An Introduction to TinyDuino

by Ken Burns September 08, 2014

Our friends over at the Open Source Hardware Group put together this great introduction video to using the TinyDuino. They also have a number of tutorials on using the Arduino platform that is definitely worth checking out, learn more about it here.

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Tiny Tuesdays! First Week - Audio TinyShield

Tiny Tuesdays! First Week - Audio TinyShield

by Ken Burns September 02, 2014

Welcome to Tiny Tuesdays! This is where we release a new product every Tuesday, and for our first Tiny Tuesday event we are releasing the TinyDuino Audio TinyShield.

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New Website

by Ken Burns July 14, 2014

We've just launched our new website which bring a lot of great changes to our site. That being said, these first few days are a bit hectic to get everything in place, so please bare with us these as we get everything ramped up. If you need some immediate info you don't see on the site, please send us an email at info@tiny-circuits.com.

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Behind the scenes at TinyCircuits

Behind the scenes at TinyCircuits

by Ken Burns May 30, 2014

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of TinyCircuits and how we make the TinyDuino here in Akron, OH

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New Sample Projects

by Ken Burns April 27, 2014

James Mills, a TinyDuino enthusiast based in Australia has created a number of example projects using the TinyDuino platform and has started to share them via Bitbucket at: https://bitbucket.org/tinycircuit

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Video Tutorial

Video Tutorial

by Ken Burns February 09, 2014

Check out the first video tutorial from one of our contributors – Joseph Stackhouse of Stack-Tech on how to use the TinyDuino WiFi TinyShield:

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Solving gamer rage with an TinyDuino based system

Solving gamer rage with an TinyDuino based system

by Ken Burns January 17, 2014

Visual Designer Samuel Matson of Seattle has created the Immersion project, integrating a TinyDuino with Bluetooth TinyShield to into a headset to monitor the heart rate in gamers under high pressure situations. The heart rate data is sent real time to the gaming PC where it is displayed in the game, and he’s even created his own game using the Unity game engine that varies the AI and gaming difficulty based on the user’s heart rate.

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Tiny WiFi Temperature Sensor

Tiny WiFi Temperature Sensor

by Ken Burns December 19, 2013

Open Home Automation has created a great tutorial to create a tiny wireless temperature sensor using the TinyDuino and WiFi TinyShield

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We’re on the air!

We’re on the air!

by Ken Burns December 16, 2013

TinyCircuits on the Air! We’re being featured on the local broadcast of NPR Morning Edition in Northeast Ohio on WKSU, Monday morning (12/16) at 6:30 and 8:30 AM. Click the following link to hear a replay of the show:

 

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Make your own 3x3x3 LED Cube with a TinyDuino!

Make your own 3x3x3 LED Cube with a TinyDuino!

by Ken Burns December 03, 2013

One of our Kickstarter backers, Scott Austin, built this cool 3x3x3 LED cube using a TinyDuino. For pictures and instructions on how to make this, check out the page on Instructables

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Maker Faire NYC

Maker Faire NYC

by Ken Burns September 25, 2013

We loaded up the van over the weekend and five of us headed on the seven hour drive to New York City for the World Maker Faire! What an incredible time seeing what others are building and meeting so many cool makers. We were also selling our TinyCircuits items in the MakerShed tent, and had a non stop crowd all weekend playing with circuits.

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Open Hardware Summit

Open Hardware Summit

by Ken Burns September 07, 2013

I had the great opportunity to attend and speak the Open Hardware Summit at MIT in Sept of 2013, and meet and talk with all the major players in the Open Source Hardware world.  The amount of talent and energy in that space that day was pretty incredible to experience, and I have to admit I was a bit nervous talking in front of 500 people that I admire so much.

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Open House Success!

Open House Success!

by Ken Burns August 25, 2013

We had an incredible turn out at our Open House event with Dale Dougherty! Over 150 people came out to see what we’ve been up to, and special thanks to our good friends at MakerGear, Mechanimal and SYN/HAK for bringing their gear to show off as well.

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TinyCircuits Open House

TinyCircuits Open House

by Ken Burns August 19, 2013

Join us in Akron on Wednesday August 21st from 3 to 8PM for the first TinyCircuits Open House with special guest Dale Dougherty – co-founder of O’Reilly Media, and the creator of the world’s largest DIY festival, Maker Faire.

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TinyDuino Video from Maker Faire

by Ken Burns June 11, 2013

We’ve made the news! Check out the following video about the popularity of the Arduino, with a few clips of the TinyDuino, at the May Maker Faire in the Bay Area.

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User Projects from Kickstarter Backers

User Projects from Kickstarter Backers

by Ken Burns May 22, 2013

Please keep sending me anything you make with your TinyDuino or TinyLily, we love to see your projects and share them with all the other Kickstarter backers. Here are a few projects that some Kickstarter backers came up with last month:

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Ken Burns presenting at IOTCLE-1

Ken Burns presenting at IOTCLE-1

by Ken Burns March 16, 2013

I had the opportunity to recently give a talk at the Internet of Thing Cleveland meetup group (IOTCLE) about “Open Sourcing the Internet of Things”.

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TinyDuino and TinyLily Unboxing

TinyDuino and TinyLily Unboxing

by Ken Burns February 19, 2013

One of the TinyDuino Kickstarter backers, Joe Stackhouse, just received his Kickstarter reward today and created an unboxing and demo video.

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TinyCircuits featured in EEWeb Pulse

TinyCircuits featured in EEWeb Pulse

by Ken Burns February 19, 2013

We were just featured in EEWeb Pulse Magazine, take a look:

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Photo Shoot

Photo Shoot

by Ken Burns January 29, 2013

We recently had a magazine photo shoot by our Canal Place neighbor and incredible photographer, Tim Hollister. Check out TinyCircuits in action and a wide variety of boards being produced.

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Happy New Year! Shipments Start!

by Ken Burns January 04, 2013

We hope everyone's year is starting off well and you had a great holiday season. We've been busy working on getting TinyDuino's built up and I'm happy to announce that after a bit of a delay, we have officially begun shipping Kickstarter rewards!

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TinyDuino Wins the Project of the Year

by Ken Burns January 03, 2013

We’re excited to announce that the TinyDuino platform was awarded the Postscapes: Internet of Things (IoT) Project of the Year award for Open Source Projects! The award is from Postscapes.com, a leading website that tracks all of the people, ideas and projects in the Internet of Things arena.

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TinyDuino in Production!

TinyDuino in Production!

by Ken Burns December 04, 2012

The TinyDuino is in production, thank you all for your support to make this happen!

We really pushed to start shipments by the end of November, but we had some delays in getting all of the components in. Namely we had a delay of about 3 weeks in getting in the main Atmel microcontroller from our vendor, but we now have everything in and are producing boards.

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