Friday, November 06, 2009

How-To: Make a Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator

Make: Online : How-To: Make a Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator: "Usually I write about ham radio. But looking at communication devices of the future from the past, I thought it would be fun to have a Star Trek: The Original Series Bluetooth communicator for a cellphone. I worked with Dave Clausen to hack one together from a toy Star Trek communicator, a Bluetooth module, and a microcontroller. Following are the directions and program to make your own. And of course a video to show how the Star Trek Bluetooth Communicator works."