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ON/OFF control with Signal Relay click

Close your eyes and think of a really vigilant guard. Standing in his post, constantly checking if it needs to react, all day, every day. This responsible guard is a good description of a relay. To see code examples for Hexiwear, visit the GitHub repository page. New relay click Signal Relay click has four PCB relays onboard. Each relay has its own LED that signalizes whether it’s on or off. For example, it could be used for ON/OFF control in home automation…

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Win Hexiwear in the Zerynth IoT competition

Zerynth is having a competition for the best real life IoT project. Whoever wins gets our Hexiwear as a prize, and Zerynth compatible MikroElektronika click boards. The competition has started on December 20 and lasts until February 17, just after Valentine’s day, so you have plenty of time to come up with an amazing project or several. What is Zerynth Studio? Zerynth Studio is an IDE for embedded programming in Python or C/Phython, that enables IoT devices. If you go to their website you…

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Bürklin is giving away free Hexiwears to customers from Germany, Austria and Switzerland

How about a free do-anything device with your order, sir? Our German distributor Bürklin is giving away Hexiwears this winter holiday season. Customers from Germany, Austria or Switzerland who place orders worth 350 euros or more will get one. The offer lasts until January 8. Bürklin has a tradition of organizing giveaways at this time of year, we are told. Before it was tools like screwdriver sets or pliers and suchlike. This year they decided to make it more interesting by encouraging people…

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Hexiwear 3D design files now available for download

Late holiday gift for 3D designers and enthusiasts. The Hexiwear 3D design files are now available on the download page. The package contains the complete project STL files ready for 3D printing. We supplied not only the Hexiwear casing and front mask, but also the wristband and soft cover designs. Those of you with access to 3D printers can now produce the Hexiwear casings in any color. The package also contains a STEP file for those who want to alter more than the color (STEP…

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Vote for Hexiwear — Maker Madness 2016

Eight development boards have been chosen for the Maker Madness – Best IoT boards of 2016 competition, and Hexiwear is one of them. In less than a months’ time, on January 14, we’ll find out which one is deemed best, by popular opinion. It’s been a truly great year for Hexiwear, it won four awards. Three of them at ARM TechCon, the worlds’s largest yearly conference for ARM technologies. This is what Maker Madness had to say about Hexiwear: “MikroElektronika Hexiwear Wearable…

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Love lasts with Hexiwear

Remember iBreathe Breathalyzer? It was the winner of the hackster.io project with Hexiwear. Well, Dave, the man who made the awesome alcohol detection device, has decided to share his thoughts on Hexiwear. The title of his post is “Love story with Hexiwear” and we are glad to see that it is a kind of love that lasts. ”What’s not to like? It’s small, it’s a chock-full of goodies, and it’s super easy to customize and expand — thanks to an ecosystem of…

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ENHANCE HEXIWEAR WITH GSM

By the end of this post, you will know how to receive an SMS from Hexiwear. You’ll need three things: Hexiwear, GSM 4 click, and the Hexiwear docking station. GSM 4 click is the latest of the GSM communication click boards. Like its predecessor 3G SARA, it carries a u-blox module. The difference between these two click boards is that GSM 4 supports 2.5G and 3G SARA supports 2.75G. You can get more information about GSM generations on our previous post. But this is not the…

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Hexiwear dominates ARM TechCon 2016 Innovation challenge winning three awards!

Incredible night for your favorite IoT development tool! Award season continues for Hexiwear. Last night at ARM TechCon – the worlds’s largest conference for ARM technologies – Hexiwear took home three awards: – Best IoT product – Best in Show – Readers choice The ARM TechCon innovation challenge highlights the most innovative ARM embedded products developed in the previous year (between October 2015 and October 2016). In the finals for the best IoT product Hexiwear was in competition with products from National…

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iBreathe Breathalyzer – with Hexiwear and Alcohol click

As the hackster.io competition deadline is nearing, an elaborate Hexiwear project appears. This Hexiwear and Alcohol click Breathalyzer with a custom Beer mug casing will let you know where do you stand on the scale form “Sober as a judge” to “Hangover incoming”. It’s one of the more entertaining Hexiwear projects we’ve seen so far. Below the (foamy) surface, it has substance too: along the 3D-printed casing, it features an Alcohol clickhacked to work with 3.3V, a customized Hexiwear interface, and a…

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Create Hexiwear mobile apps with Evothings and HTML5/JavaScript Webinar

  JOIN NXP AT A LIVE WEBINAR ON SEPTEMBER 8 11:00 a.m. CDT, CREATE MOBILE APPS FOR HEXIWEAR IN MINUTES WITH EVOTHINGS AND HTML5/JAVASCRIPT REGISTER NOW In case you missed it, Hackster.io and NXP have extended the Hexiwear design contest until September 30th. Designed to inspire project ideas for mobile apps, this webinar will teach you to quickly modify bits of code to communicate between your Hexiwear device and a mobile phone. The possibilities are endless… remotely control your garage door opener by…

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