Introducing Solarcast

What is SOLARCAST?
Safecast has gained a tremendous amount of experience since starting our citizen-based environmental monitoring program in March, 2011. The learning curve has often been steep, but always rewarding. Conceived and designed primarily by OG Safecaster Ray Ozzie, …

(in Japanese) bGeigie “how to” videos

Volunteer Kiki Tanaka has posted several short YouTube videos showing how to use the bGeigie Nano. They’re in Japanese only (accessible from the Japanese side of this blog), but we hope to have English language versions up soon as well. …

bGeigie Nano Review

Over at Wise Time With Arduino they decided to build a bGeigie Nano from scratch – that is, they didn’t buy the kit, they used the plans and sourced all the parts on their own which is something an open …

bGeigie Workshop – Aizu

A few weeks ago we gathered in Aizu with a crew of Safecast volunteers to celebrate hitting 10 million datapoints though we actually had a productive goal for the weekend as well. We held what will hopefully be the first …

Safecast Air Force (drone program)

The above video is a hexacopter with an onboard bGeigie Nano taking radiation readings in flight and broadcasting live via wifi. It’s the result of the just finished week long Safecast hackathon that just took place in Cambridge, MA.

There …