Raspberry Pi Robot Kit – Assembly (Part 1)

In addition to many other interesting projects with the Pi, a self-made robot is a small highlight because it brings together many components. In the following parts, we will create a robot with many (independent) functions step by step. In the first part of the Raspberry Pi robot tutorials, we will assemble the kit and […]

Read More

8×8 LED Dot Matrix – Assembly and Installation (Raspberry Pi)

The assembly and a square LED matrix are shown since those modules are not supplied soldered together. A library for the MAX7219 IC for subsequent projects is also installed, which makes control with a Python script very easy. Overview The following components are available: The following hardware parts are needed: Assembly First, the IC MAX7219 […]

Read More

Creating a Raspberry Pi SSL Certificate For Free With Let’s Encrypt

A connection via SSL/TLS protects the data traffic by sending packets encrypted. To be able to establish such a connection, you need a certificate from a trustworthy provider, which usually costs over $20 per year. Thanks to the Let’s Encrypt Initiative, such SSL certificates are now available to everyone – free of charge. The big advantage […]

Read More

Raspberry Pi Home Automation: Install & Configure OpenHAB

In the age of the Internet of Things, more and more devices are connected. This is also suitable for your own Raspberry Pi home automation. However, each device uses a different transmission protocol, which can make controlling them quite uncomfortable. Fortunately, there is a remedy for this: The Smart Home System OpenHAB offers many existing […]

Read More

Develop Your Own Raspberry Pi Alexa Skill and Control Pi Remotely

Voice control is an increasingly important component in smart homes. For this purpose, Amazon provides skills that run on Amazon Echo Dot, Fire TV sticks, smartphones and other devices. In this way, Raspberry Pi Alexa skills can also be created in a simple manner. The skills can be published optionally and even money can be made with […]

Read More

Raspberry Pi as a Jukebox (Spotify, Soundcloud, TuneIn, and much more) – Online Radio

Small internet radio stations seem to be very popular at the moment. They are being installed more often in the bathroom, kitchen or living room because on the one hand they have more programs than the old-fashioned radios and on the other hand the sound quality is getting better and better. But what these Internet […]

Read More