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Exclusive Technology Preview: mbed + 3G Mobile

mbed have been working on libraries to allow developers to prototype microcontroller-based machine to machine (M2M) and ‘Internet of Things’ applications that communicate over the 3G mobile network.

mbed LPC17683G USB Dongle

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Beta Testers Wanted - 3G Mobile Internet

We're looking for a group of keen mbed users to help us test and improve libraries that will enable prototype 3G Mobile Network connected applications, before official public release.

Beta Library

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Underwater Remotely Operated Vehicle

Scott O'Brien has blogged about an underwater robot he has built for his final year individual project at the University of Westminster using a couple mbed microcontrollers.

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mbed Google Chrome Extension

strobo has developed a cool chrome extension for the mbed compiler!


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New compiler in beta

The latest mbed compiler is now available in beta!

This release primarily has behind the scenes changes and bugfixes, but there's one improvement you should definitely notice: speed!

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Automated Heating Controller using Google Calendar

This is an awesome mbed project using Google Calendar to remotely control a home heating system.

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viSparsh - Helping the Blind Navigate

A team of innovative engineers have been working on a haptic-feedback device to assist the visually impaired to navigate around obstacles using an MS Kinect and Panda board, for machine vision and image processing and an mbed for driving the haptic-feedback.

Jatin Sharma, Tushar Chugh and Rolly Seth have written a blog about their project and the challenges they have faced.

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NEW: UK2012

mbed is going to be at NEW: UK2012, Birmingham

Where: Birmingham NEC Hall
When: 17-18 April 2012


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Design News Gadget Freak Submission

Jon Titus from Design News has sent us some details of how you can get your mbed project featured in Design News. Sounds like a great way to shout out about your mbed prototypes and earn some money for your effort!

Details of how and what to submit are outlined below...


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The Hands-On XBee Lab Manual

For developers interested in RF development Jon Titus has written a new textbook on using XBee modules for wireless communication.

Jon has provided a brief introduction to the book and the topics covered.

Xbee Textbook

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