Monthly Archives: November 2008

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"This enables any kind of sensor to communicate with the Flash application and allows the app to control things like lights and motors"
Dave Vondle

Connecting a Nokia tablet to Arduino

In the vein of Arduino-controlled espresso machines and Lego bots, we’ve been playing around with Flash and the Nokia 770 Internet Tablet. With its flexible Linux-based OS, the Nokia 770 is great for rapid prototyping. Plus, you can snag one on the cheap ($65-170 on eBay). Hardware aside, Flash is a great language for quick […]

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"We've learned some interesting tidbits about the Nokia tablets as prototyping platforms"
Dave Vondle

Prototyping on the Nokia 770 Tablet

We’ve been using a Nokia Internet tablet, an Arduino board, and Flash for some rapid prototyping fun (read more here).  We’ve learned some interesting tidbits about the Nokia tablets as prototyping platforms: How to prevent the tablet from dimming the screen or entering sleep mode How to hack your own buttons onto the nav controller […]