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I built a wifi "walkie" talkie for my kids; now you can too!

Introducing talkiepi

talkiepi is a wifi "walkie" talkie for your kids and their friends. It provides a very simple "push to talk" interface. When you push the button and talk, all the other talkiepis in the channel will hear what is being said.

talkiepi uses Mumble for its voice communication

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0 Comments 02 September 2016
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Building an Internet Walkie Talkie using a Raspberry Pi v3

Introducing talkiepi.

New post: http://projectable.me/i-built-a-wifi-walkie-talkie-for-my-kids-now-you-can-too/

Ive had this idea for a VERY long time, to build a relatively cost effective, kid friendly, internet enabled walkie talkie. It has to be as simple as an oldschool walkie talkie to use, but it should run over wifi and allow

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0 Comments 21 August 2016
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3D Printed, Raspberry Pi Powered, Planetarium Projector Nightlight - Part 1

Introduction

My son was learning about stars and constellations in daycare and we realized that he is always in bed before it really gets dark outside, so I had the crazy maker-dad thought, lets build a realtime planetarium night light...

The pieces are actually pretty straight forward, big LED, LCD

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0 Comments 10 August 2016
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Well, I have finally got all the ducks in a row and nodejs working correctly in debian. This means my new blog is up and running on Ghost.

Please keep a look out for all these guides I have been meaning to write, now that I have a content engine

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0 Comments 10 August 2016
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Roller coaster motion stuff

Figured out how to make this work on my rig, details coming soon!

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0 Comments 18 June 2016
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Gaming Rig Update

I got myself a new gopro and head mount, and I have been playing around with a better way to take videos.

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0 Comments 06 June 2016
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Pedal location tweak

Gaming Rig Update

The location of the pedals was never quite right, with the steering wheel in a comfortable location, lots of clutch use would leave you with a sore ankle.

To fix this I moved the pedal-set back a notch and lifted it up at the front, this adds

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0 Comments 15 April 2016
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mysimrig.com Update

Rig editing under way!

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0 Comments 09 April 2016
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mysimrig.com Update

Signup / account management and public profiles are now working!

Give it a look, give it a go https://mysimrig.com/owners/dchote

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0 Comments 26 March 2016
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mysimrig.com is a new website to share your Sim Racing/Flight Sim hardware setups with others. Rigs, Build Logs, Guides, and lots of photos

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0 Comments 25 March 2016