Featured Hack: A faster way to find stores in a shopping mall

Imran Parvez, a design hacker sparked off his idea at the 0.4 edition. His idea was to create a way to move around shopping malls while finding stores quicker. We’re somehow convinced that this problem statement came after Imran spent a day in the shopping mall with his girlfriend 😉 He wanted to be able to make something for shoppers to be able to navigate easily in a huge shopping mall, […]

Build your own 8x8x8 LED 3D display

With the introduction of open source hardware, the internet has been pooling up with fun projects to tinker around using hardware components. One such is the LED 8x8x8 cube project that is an array of LEDs to create beautiful visual display by timing the LEDs. Being digital, this project is easier to implement than using analog. The LEDs are multiplexed and controlled in an array using a microcontroller. More details […]