Month: April 2017

SiriControl: A Voice Control System

SiriControl is an open source framework designed with developers in mind. It provides a simple way of using Siri commands, stated in my previous post, by dynamically loading modules created by the user. This means that you can add voice controlled capability to any project, with Siri. So why use SiriControl? No extra hardware required as the commands are being sent through the iOS device Runs on any computer with python installed – the Raspberry Pi is especially good as you can make it control anything around you. The possibilities are endless with your imagination being the limit. It is beginner friendly...

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HACKER / Bande annonce VF [Au cinéma le 18 mars]

Découvrez la bande annonce du nouveau film produit et réalisé par Michael Mann, HACKER, au cinéma le 21 janvier 2015 ! Retrouvez Hacker sur Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/Universal.Pictures.fr Retrouvez toutes les bandes annonces des films Universal Pictures France sur YouTube. http://www.youtube.com/user/universalpicturesfr?sub_confirmation=1 Situé dans le monde du cybercrime international, le film suit un taulard en permission qui, avec ses partenaires américains et chinois, de Chicago à Los Angeles en passant par Hong Kong et Djakarta, traque un réseau de cybercriminels de haut vol. Produit et réalisé par Michael Mann. Avec Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis, Tang Wei et Wang Leehom. Écrit par...

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Software flaw makes HP, Fujitsu and Philips notebooks vulnerable

(pc-Google Images) Researchers at SEC Consult discovered a vulnerability in Portrait Display, a software used by OEMs such as HP and Fujitsu on millions of notebooks. The impacted product allows users to configure their displays (i.e. rotation, alignment, colors and brightness) via a software application instead of hardware buttons. Portrait Displays’ products are used by several major vendors, including Sony, HP, Acer, Fujitsu, Philips, Dell, Benq, Lenovo, Sharp and Toshiba. However, SEC Consult could only confirm the vulnerability for Fujitsu’s DisplayView, HP’s Display Assistant and My Display, and Philips’ SmartControl applications. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2017-3210, exists in the...

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Teensy and 3D Printer Make Beautiful Music Together

[Otermrelik] wanted to experiment with the Teensy audio library and adapter. That, combined with his 3D printer, led to a very cool looking build of the teensypolysynth. The device looks like a little mini soundboard with sliders and 3D printed knobs. You can see (and hear) it in the video below. The Teensy audio library supports several output devices including several built-in options and external boards like the audio adapter used here. The library does CD-quality sound, supports polyphonic playback, recording, synthesis, mixing, and more. Even more interesting is there is an audio design tool that runs in your web browser for...

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