Instructables: exploring - technology - map - featured http://www.instructables.com Sat, 3 Dec 2016 14:26:41 PST BLOX v1.01 Make your own bluetooth gps navigator bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Bluetooth-Gps-Navigator-Bracelet/
Make your own bluetooth gps navigator bracelet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/8S5F/IW6PJWP4/F7N8S5FIW6PJWP4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/8S5F/IW6PJWP4/F7N8S5FIW6PJWP4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/8S5F/IW6PJWP4/F7N8S5FIW6PJWP4.SMALL.jpg NicolasM113 IntroductionThis project consist of a bluetooth bracelet connected to the user's smartphone, who indicate when to turn or do a maneuver.The main aventages of this project instead of a traditionnal gps or a smartphone are: It drains less battery on the smartphone. It doesn't required ea...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 13:36:02 PST
CNC or 3D Print a Topographical Map http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-or-3D-Print-a-Topographical-Map/
CNC or 3D Print a Topographical Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/93GN/IVO3VIZJ/F5N93GNIVO3VIZJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/93GN/IVO3VIZJ/F5N93GNIVO3VIZJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/93GN/IVO3VIZJ/F5N93GNIVO3VIZJ.SMALL.jpg yazi33 You can use this as a guide to make maps of mountains you climbed, places you've been or places you will go. I did this project as a present to my father, I thought a topographical map of his home would be pretty cool. What you need: So because of who I am as a person cheap is quick are my goals...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16:39:54 PST
Interior Light Upgrade For VAG Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/Interior-Light-Upgrade-for-VAG-Vehicles/
Interior Light Upgrade For VAG Vehicles - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/6MAF/IV0BK9VA/FW66MAFIV0BK9VA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/6MAF/IV0BK9VA/FW66MAFIV0BK9VA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/6MAF/IV0BK9VA/FW66MAFIV0BK9VA.SMALL.jpg RyanM97 This is a guide for adding an interior light with illuminated buttons to VW/Audi group cars, whether that be Volkswagen,Seat,Skoda or Audi etc it is a good upgrade over the original light which in my car,didnt even have map lights! Choosing the correct light There's 2 known lights that fit, one ...
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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 13:28:26 PST
Raspberry pi GPS logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspberry-Pi-GPS-Logger/
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Sat, 1 Oct 2016 12:54:59 PDT
3D Print an Earthquake http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Print-an-Earthquake/
3D Print an Earthquake - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/HG6A/IRXTHEQF/FYUHG6AIRXTHEQF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/HG6A/IRXTHEQF/FYUHG6AIRXTHEQF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYU/HG6A/IRXTHEQF/FYUHG6AIRXTHEQF.SMALL.jpg dougmccune It's easy to find data for the shake intensity of nearly every earthquake around the world, and this data is generated almost immediately after an earthquake hits. This walks through the steps to turn this data into a 3D print that represents the shaking intensity as a topographic map. Download a ...
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Mon, 22 Aug 2016 08:26:14 PDT
Remote Weather Monitoring and Ground Reception of Satellites using SDR and Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Weather-Monitoring-and-Ground-Reception-of-/
Remote Weather Monitoring and Ground Reception of Satellites using SDR and Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HLJS/IQU0V0KX/F41HLJSIQU0V0KX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HLJS/IQU0V0KX/F41HLJSIQU0V0KX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F41/HLJS/IQU0V0KX/F41HLJSIQU0V0KX.SMALL.jpg rajesh109876 This article explains a project on Remote Weather Monitoring and Ground Reception of Satellites. The reception of APT Satellite Signal data (to be explained in a short while) was accomplished by leveraging the power of Software Defined Radios. This signal data which has a very high sampling rate and...
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 19:21:37 PDT
Create a Clickable Google Map to Share Geographic Information and Metadata http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-Clickable-Google-Map-to-Share-Geographic-/
Create a Clickable Google Map to Share Geographic Information and Metadata - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/IDYJ/IMMB8GMD/FDSIDYJIMMB8GMD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/IDYJ/IMMB8GMD/FDSIDYJIMMB8GMD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/IDYJ/IMMB8GMD/FDSIDYJIMMB8GMD.SMALL.jpg fiveache Do you have loads of data that are associated with a specific geographic place? This Instructables will teach you how to create a map where you can click on points to view data associated to that point. It's easy, and most importantly you don't need to know how to code to do this project! Let's give...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2016 18:04:18 PDT
United States Photo Map http://www.instructables.com/id/United-States-Photo-Map/
United States Photo Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/WGU3/IL6XI0SB/F76WGU3IL6XI0SB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/WGU3/IL6XI0SB/F76WGU3IL6XI0SB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F76/WGU3/IL6XI0SB/F76WGU3IL6XI0SB.SMALL.jpg Kurt E. Clothier My wife and I travel a lot for work, and someone recently suggested that I make a map of the states we've visited with pictures from those states. I liked the idea and got started. Since people have shown interest in the map and how I made it, I thought I would make an Instructable so you can make o...
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Sun, 28 Feb 2016 21:24:22 PST
Applying Augmented reality in Mobile devices as the future airport guidance (TfCD) http://www.instructables.com/id/Applying-Augmented-Reality-in-Mobile-Devices-As-th/
Applying Augmented reality in Mobile devices as the future airport guidance (TfCD) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SM1L/II7PEXIX/FVHSM1LII7PEXIX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SM1L/II7PEXIX/FVHSM1LII7PEXIX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FVH/SM1L/II7PEXIX/FVHSM1LII7PEXIX.SMALL.jpg ID-JIL To fully present the map detail and understandable instructive animation.the following software and device are required in this instructable.-an apple / android mobile device.-C4d -Solidwork-Augment account-a printed track---------------------This instructable is the assignment of TfCD course of TU ...
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Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:30:54 PST
Where are you? Follow your friends with a design map http://www.instructables.com/id/Where-Are-You-Follow-Your-Friends-With-a-Design-Ma/
Where are you? Follow your friends with a design map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/TO5I/II1ZMIOK/FT8TO5III1ZMIOK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/TO5I/II1ZMIOK/FT8TO5III1ZMIOK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FT8/TO5I/II1ZMIOK/FT8TO5III1ZMIOK.SMALL.jpg jeanotP1314 Ever since I started to use electronic, I have been thinking of how I could make useful projects for non technical people. My parents, for example, don't use the computer much. I designed this project to be simple, useful and fun for their everyday life. A few years ago, I was planing a one year tr...
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Sat, 12 Dec 2015 08:20:36 PST
Backlit Fallout Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Fallout-Map/
Backlit Fallout Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/IS85/ICQSXNE6/FGFIS85ICQSXNE6.SMALL.jpg ChristophF1 Since the first installment of this franchise released in 1997 I am a real fan of Fallout. The idea to this project did not emerge from the recent Fallout 4 announcements, but was born much earlier. Today I just saw the fandom contest category and just started writing - even if this little project i...
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Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:20:17 PDT
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data http://www.instructables.com/id/Sparkle-Motion-An-LED-world-map-driven-by-global-T/
Sparkle Motion: An LED world map driven by global Twitter traffic data - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0A/ZRPF/ICP0WK87/F0AZRPFICP0WK87.SMALL.jpg Kinoma We built a Twitter light which changes its flicker behavior by monitoring global Twitter traffic. 50 LEDs are embedded behind a large, translucent white acrylic board and form a map of the world with the blue vinyl sticker attached on the board. This map becomes a low-res display for illustrating gl...
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 11:59:33 PDT
Dedicated Automobile Traffic Monitor with Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Dedicated-Automobile-Traffic-Monitor-with-Raspberr/
Dedicated Automobile Traffic Monitor with Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/OIV2/I4IXE9UN/F6KOIV2I4IXE9UN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/OIV2/I4IXE9UN/F6KOIV2I4IXE9UN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6K/OIV2/I4IXE9UN/F6KOIV2I4IXE9UN.SMALL.jpg j3tstream This will help to see the state of roads, in live, just need to load your favorite (urban or not) traffic map.http://www.weirdlab.fr/?p=581 The screen - The screen I have found a nice screen on ebay for ~18€, a 3.2″ TFT LCD Touch Screen, cheap and small is ideal.- Installing raspbian-DVK512-12040...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:39:22 PST
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Works-3D-prints-of-the-San-Francisco-Water-S/
Water Works: 3D prints of the San Francisco Water System with Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FM3/R6QG/I0DOIWFB/FM3R6QGI0DOIWFB.SMALL.jpg scottkildall Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network of the city.For this project, I've created three 3D prints mounted on a wood-etched map based on infrastructure data. They are the...
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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:47:56 PDT
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printing-the-San-Francisco-Sewers/
3D Printing the San Francisco Sewers - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/OUB6/I06J7U64/FFHOUB6I06J7U64.SMALL.jpg scottkildall This part of my series of Instructables on the Water Works project.Water Works is a data-visualization and mapping of the San Francisco water infrastructure: the pipes, hydrants and treatment plants that comprise the circulatory network for this city.This Instructable will cover the general process ...
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Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:51:27 PDT
Corkmap - Lasercutting cork http://www.instructables.com/id/Corkmap-Lasercutting-cork/
Corkmap - Lasercutting cork - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/GSZR/HUBWTY6L/FFRGSZRHUBWTY6L.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/GSZR/HUBWTY6L/FFRGSZRHUBWTY6L.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFR/GSZR/HUBWTY6L/FFRGSZRHUBWTY6L.SMALL.jpg alepalan I love maps but most important I love meeting people from different parts of the world. Getting to know their stories and understanding their roots and history makes me feel connected to them. While I was doing my residency at Pier 9 we had recently moved to a new office space with white clean wal...
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Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:17:40 PDT
Creating Basic Floor Plans from an Architectural Drawing in AutoCAD http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Basic-Floor-Plans-from-an-Architectural-D/
Creating Basic Floor Plans from an Architectural Drawing in AutoCAD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/P7VR/HHS9R13X/FA1P7VRHHS9R13X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/P7VR/HHS9R13X/FA1P7VRHHS9R13X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA1/P7VR/HHS9R13X/FA1P7VRHHS9R13X.SMALL.jpg mtcarrillo These instructions will help you create clear and accurate floor plans from complicated construction documents. In today’s world the simpler and more concise a drawing or map is, the better and faster a person can use it for its intended purpose. These instructions can help you achieve this given yo...
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Fri, 14 Jun 2013 13:46:37 PDT
Geo Data Logger: Arduino+GPS+SD+Accelerometer to log, time-stamp, and geo-tag sensor data http://www.instructables.com/id/Geo-Data-Logger-ArduinoGPSSDAccelerometer-to-l/
Geo Data Logger: Arduino+GPS+SD+Accelerometer to log, time-stamp, and geo-tag sensor data - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QSOW/H9G19FVY/F2MQSOWH9G19FVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QSOW/H9G19FVY/F2MQSOWH9G19FVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2M/QSOW/H9G19FVY/F2MQSOWH9G19FVY.SMALL.jpg techbitar UPDATES Oct 17, 2013: I have published a guide on using your Android phone to accomplish a similar task by leveraging your Android device's built in GPS and sensors.  Feb 6, 2013: Featured on GeoAwesomeness http://geoawesomeness.com/?p=3388 Nov 24, 2012: Featured on Hackaday http://goo....
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Sun, 18 Nov 2012 09:10:41 PST
Animated Watercolour Map for Cycle Tour/Race Videos http://www.instructables.com/id/Animated-Watercolour-Map-for-Cycle-TourRace-Video/
Animated Watercolour Map for Cycle Tour/Race Videos - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/YVWH/H4AGJY61/FFUYVWHH4AGJY61.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/YVWH/H4AGJY61/FFUYVWHH4AGJY61.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFU/YVWH/H4AGJY61/FFUYVWHH4AGJY61.SMALL.jpg ossum Introduction I always record GPS traces of my cycle expeditions, as well as often recording videos, so when I go somewhere interesting I like to combine the two when I get back home. After coming across Stamen's beautiful watercolour maps, I knew that I had found the missing ingredient. My process n...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 00:26:06 PDT
Make a Map Book Using Google Maps http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Map-Book-Using-Google-Maps/
Make a Map Book Using Google Maps - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RWP1/GHFJXR0D/FWURWP1GHFJXR0D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RWP1/GHFJXR0D/FWURWP1GHFJXR0D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/RWP1/GHFJXR0D/FWURWP1GHFJXR0D.SMALL.jpg frazeeg The other day I was looking at the bookstore for a Street Guide for DuPage County, IL since my girlfriend is living there and needs a detailed street map.  Unfortunately, the only one that they had that was close was one for Cook County (like this one), which doesn't include any of DuPage County.  B...
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Tue, 5 Apr 2011 23:18:09 PDT
TwitMap: Topographical Colorado Twitter Map http://www.instructables.com/id/TwitMap-Topographical-Colorado-Twitter-Map/
TwitMap: Topographical Colorado Twitter Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/GPKS/GLWR1EXP/F4YGPKSGLWR1EXP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/GPKS/GLWR1EXP/F4YGPKSGLWR1EXP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/GPKS/GLWR1EXP/F4YGPKSGLWR1EXP.SMALL.jpg ianisborn   TwitMap This instructable will show you how to make a 3D Map of Twitter data for the state of Colorado, but you'll be able to recreate it for any area that you wish. This map is made out of multiple laser-cut layers of basswood and uses LEDs and an Arduino board to display what kind of Twitt...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 09:58:00 PDT
Measure and map noise pollution with your mobile phone http://www.instructables.com/id/Measure-and-map-noise-pollution-with-your-mobile-p/
Measure and map noise pollution with your mobile phone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/1KPH/FROAAUNI/FGW1KPHFROAAUNI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/1KPH/FROAAUNI/FGW1KPHFROAAUNI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGW/1KPH/FROAAUNI/FGW1KPHFROAAUNI.SMALL.jpg n.maisonneuve Nicolas Maisonneuve (Sony CSL Paris)Matthias Stevens (Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Sony CSL Paris)Luc Steels (Vrije Universiteit Brussel / Sony CSL Paris)In this "Instructable" you will learn how you can use your GPS-equipped mobile phone as a mobile station to measure your personal exposure to nois...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2008 14:22:01 PST
Keyboard Thumbtacks http://www.instructables.com/id/Keyboard-Thumbtacks/
Keyboard Thumbtacks - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/7EWW/FMMCZGBM/FKQ7EWWFMMCZGBM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/7EWW/FMMCZGBM/FKQ7EWWFMMCZGBM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKQ/7EWW/FMMCZGBM/FKQ7EWWFMMCZGBM.SMALL.jpg noahw Old hacked up keyboard keys + push pins = awesome keyboard thumb tacks! In just a few minutes I modified some keys from old keyboards, hot glued push pins inside of them, and presto, made some keyboard thumbtacks. Materials This project only requires a few things:liberated keyboard keysI got min...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2008 11:13:19 PST
Electronic Map http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Map/
Electronic Map - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AOW2/FAQCIORU/FMDAOW2FAQCIORU.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AOW2/FAQCIORU/FMDAOW2FAQCIORU.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMD/AOW2/FAQCIORU/FMDAOW2FAQCIORU.SMALL.gif steven.folkins This is the second lesson from a Simple Circuit Unit that I created for middle school and high school students. It is fun and involves hands-on learning. For more cool hands-on engineering projects check out Machine Science (This is where I work).http://www.machinescience.org/catalog Simple Circui...
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Fri, 28 Dec 2007 10:50:37 PST