Speech Recognition and Synthesis Library for openFrameworks

As a result of last Saturday’s Hack-a-Thon, Latrokles finished up the first version of his speech recognition and synthesis library for openFrameworks. As a wrapper around the speech APIs in OS X, it only works on the mac at the moment, but there are plans to begin porting the same functionality over to windows and […]

Scratch Day at HackMiami!

Today is world Scratch Day. Scratch is a project from the MIT Media Lab, a programming language that makes it easy to create interactive stories, games, animation, etc. It was designed to get kids involved in programming and to teach them the fundamental ideas behind computation and mathematics while allowing them to play around and work creatively. For more information, […]

HackMiami at Hamcation

A few of us drove up to Orlando, FL for the annual ham radio convention called Hamcation organized by the Orlando Amateur Radio Club. If you’ve never been to a ham radio convention I highly recommend it. Especially one of this size. It’s pretty much a flea market of radio, computer, electronics components and an exhibit […]

Magnetic Stripe Card Reader!

Magnetic Card Reader

Below we have a magnetic card reader made at the HACKMIAMI labs. It reads track 2 found on most magnetic striped cards (i.e. credit cards, drivers licenses, and student ids). Something interesting to point out, while testing the equipment with an old student ID card from a local university we found out it holds the […]

Another Saturday, Another Hack-a-Thon!

This Saturday, Oct 18, 2008 at 1 pm at FIU we will be having our bi-weekly hack-a-thon! Do you have any electronics, computer programming, or other hacking projects you want to work on? Join us this saturday! You can find the agenda wiki page here. If you want to teach something at the hack-a-thon just add […]

(DATE CHANGED) Meeting Saturday September 20, 2008 1:00 pm

We will be having a HACKMIAMI meeting on September 20, 2008 at 1:00 pm in ECS 280 at FIU. Same room we’ve been having them at. We will also be having the bi-weekly hack-a-thon and screening of a “The Last Hope” Talk. click here to discuss and see the list of talks that can be […]