April 16, 2014

How-To: Using Raspberry Pi as a Streaming Music Player

Note: This “How-To” was originally presented by Cesar Picco as part of a Nova Labs partnership with GE Garages. Raspberry Pi is a $35 credit-card-sized computer. […]
March 14, 2014

HARDWARE INNOVATION WEEK: The Blinky ‘Duino

Nova Labs members Bob Coggeshall, Nikolai Teleguine, and Ted Markson are conspiring to produce Nova Labs’ own modded version of the popular Arduino microcontroller. Currently nicknamed “Blinky ‘Duino”, It will […]
March 13, 2014

HARDWARE INNOVATION WEEK: Lighting For Drones

Once you get your drone to fly, the next question will inevitably be: how can I quickly add LEDs to it and create an international incident? […]
March 11, 2014

HARDWARE INNOVATION WEEK: Nova Labs “ProtoBoard” Speeds New Product Development

What do you get when you combine an Arduino, a breadboard, and a standard cpu power supply on one convenient self-contained platform? You get the Nova […]
March 10, 2014

It’s Hardware Innovation Week at Nova Labs!

This week leading up to the inaugural NoVa Maker Faire, we’ll be featuring hardware projects and companies created by Nova Labs members as part of Hardware Innovation Week. […]
March 5, 2014

Broken Kindle USB Port Prompts DIY Conversion to Wireless Charging

One of my kids dropped their Kindle when plugged in.  The USB jack became loose, and the Kindle no longer wanted to charge.  Specifically, gymnastics involving […]
February 26, 2014

TARDIS Pinewood Derby Car With Light and Sound!

This January my daughter decided that she wanted to join in her brother’s cub pack’s Pinewood derby with a replica of Doctor Who’s TARDIS on wheels. Her […]
February 15, 2014

“Non-Computer Guy” Fixes Own Computer

With a title ironic enough to appear in “The Onion”, let me preface this post by saying that I don’t “consider” myself a “computer guy”. Sure, […]
December 25, 2013

Nova Labs Celebrates the Holidays with Animated Light Display

RESTON, VA — The Nova Labs holiday light display is complete and ready for viewing. It is installed on the wall adjacent to our facility in the […]