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January 20, 2011

OpenPicus IDE and Framework is now available

at 4:24 am. Filed under Complex Hacks, Cool Gadgets, DIY Hacks, Educational, Electronic Hacks


Looking for a powerful open source PIC microcontroller based platform that is built with wireless sensors and communication in mind? Look no further, today OpenPicus has been launched. A free IDE,  inexpensive hardware and a great Italian team all points to great success. If you are a student make sure you have your microcontroller instructor drop the OpenPicus team an email requesting your free Campus Kit. Next time I am in Rome I will have to drop in and check out the cool looking Picus Lab.

Read more here.

“ROME, Italy, 20th January, 2011 – OpenPicus, the Italian open source platform made for wireless smart sensors and actuators, definitely takes off with a thick list of juicy news. The open source platform is mature and offers to the  developers:
– The new IDE, easy to use and Free to download
– Software Framework: your Apps can control the functions of the Protocol and of hardware, but you don’t need to be an expert of both.
– Apps Source Code (such as wireless Webserver)
– Video guide for the IDE and a Manual for the Framework “


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4 Responses to “OpenPicus IDE and Framework is now available”

  1. Kris Lee Says:

    You’d like first
    Nest with 4 Relays
    In/Out 4-20mA Nest
    In/Out 0-5V Nest

    I do not want any Nest. I’m not a blody ornitolog. Ok, you have your device named by a bird but please stop there.

  2. TheUnpopularTruth Says:

    I’ll stick with mi arduino more 3rd party libs and not forced to use a toy OS to develop with…

  3. Name the Thing Contest - 164 - Hacked Gadgets - DIY Tech Blog Says:

    […] contest this week. They will be providing a FlyPort Wi-Fi Picus module and USB StarterKit Nest that we just featured to the […]

  4. Eric Wolf Says:

    Toy OS? Not sure I’d make that statement when comparing it to a ‘duino. Anyway, last I heard, they were trying to get a US distributor. Anyone know if they made that happen?

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