Design with Software and Electronics

Andy Sigler

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This page contains anythings I've written and put on the site, which includes my selected works, but also any smaller project or writing I may have made.

Andy Sigler

Updated - homemadehardware.com

hardware – Adding New Tutorials and Guides for DIY PCBs

While teaching my class for the 4th time, I've taken the time to re-design and organize the website More ›

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Colorful Solder Mask

hardware – Make Any Image on DIY PCBs

I figured out how to make DIY solder mask that can be any picture and color I want. More ›

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Tensorflow Learning Materials

machine-learning – Writings, tutorials, guides, and examples

Some links on ML and Tensorflow readings, guides, and examples More ›

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Homemade Hardware

teaching – Teaching to Make DIY PCBs

Graduate students at ITP now have the ability to quickly iterate on custom circuit boards More ›

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OT2 Electronics

products – Affordable Open-Source Liquid Handler

Creating a hardware platform, from early design to manufacture More ›

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Opentrons Modules

products – Devices Built for the Opentrons Platform

Expanding automated workflows with Opentrons Modules More ›

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Tomorrow Lab

products – Works Done at Tomorrow Lab

Some work designed while at Tomorrow Lab More ›

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Python API: Moving Liquids

products – Opentrons Pipette API and Motion Control

Designed the pipette actions, and programmed their movement within the Opentrons liquid-handler Python API More ›

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Magnetic Hue Light Controller

projects – A Novel Interface to Control Hue Lights

A magnetic, four-sided die to control my Hue lights More ›

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DIY PCB Setup

hardware – Tools to Make Boards In My Bedroom

I can go from a copper plate to a quality PCB, all without leaving my bedroom. More ›

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Opentrons Platform Prototype

projects – Liquid-handling platform prototype, using HTML5 and NodeJS

I helped Opentrons this past year by prototyping their liquid handling software stack. It's been a great experience and I learned some lasting lessons. More ›

The Internet of Useless Things

useless-things – cultural expression and internet art in the connected home

To better explain why I want to make an Internet of Useless Things, I borrowed some words from a recent talk by Bruce Sterling. More ›

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Panelling Arduino Minis

hardware – 10 diy arduinos on one copper plate

I made a panel of 10 Arduino Pro Mini clones I designed. Their design was constrained by my DIY process, and the boards turned out great with the new soldermask process. More ›

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Dynamask and Twenty RFm69 Breakouts

hardware – strong and cheap wireless tranceiver

Twenty RFm69 wireless tranceiver breakout boards, and More ›

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UV Light Cigar Box

hardware – cigar box made into a uv lightbox

I needed an ultra-violet lightbox to make solder mask for PCBs, so I made one from a ton of UV LEDs and a cigar box I had lying around. More ›

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Nodela

hardware – A Web Interface for Milling PCBs on the Roland-Modela

The Roland-Modela is a discontinued, but well made micro-milling machine. It's software package is terrible, so I made a simple interface for milling PCBs, and designed a new bed from delrin. More ›

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The Patchbay Interface

projects – Design Decisions for Multi-Device Interactions

The Patchbay the graphical interface was developed for my 2014 master's thesis at ITP. It was designed to greatly simplify multi-device interactions, and allows users to make and break links between wireless objects. More ›

NodeJS + Yun

teaching – Installing and Running NodeJS on the Arduino Yun

Below are the steps to get NodeJS up and running on the Arduino Yun. This tutorial assumes you have already connected the Yun to your network, and have a basic understanding of NodeJS. More ›

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ITP Master's Thesis

projects – How to Make the Internet of Useless Things

An exploration in fabrication, process, and interaction while making an internet of useless things. More ›

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Noser

projects – New Interface for Musical Expression

Noser is a musical instrument for exploring vocal resonance with the hand. It was developed and performed for the New Interfaces for Musical Expression (NIME) course at ITP. More ›

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