10 tips for Arduino project designers that will save you time, money, and frustration. Arduino boards and accessories are available at Hotenda!
Exploring the different cellular options available for data transfer and their associated data rates you need.
Some of the latest white and colored LEDs that suit clothing applications including evaluation and development kits from Arduino and Olimex.
Antennas and their optimum placement in a vehicle to provide the most efficient and lowest power services for a variety of wireless protocols.
This article discusses the BeagleBone Black's prodcut specifications, ease of use, small compact size, strong performance, and its competitors.
Over the last few years, there have been a plethora of sub $100 modular development and demo boards from all different sources and, although the price points are all similar, the user experience, functionality and flexibility differ immensely.
This article describes some methods for determining which 8-bit microcontroller to use for system application designs.
Arduino makes an excellent platform for the development of a wireless gateway.
Flyport WiFi, Flyport Ethernet integrate with the OpenPICUS open-source development system for application communication.
The Microchip PIC16, the Atmel AVR and Texas Instruments MSP430 and ready-made modules based around these and similar microcontrollers provide a range of flexible, programmable I/Os that lend themselves to a wide variety of different applications.
Until now, the only way aspiring astronauts could satisfy the dream of getting their hands on the controls of a spacecraft would be to spend years trying to qualify for NASA's Astronaut Corps.
Building an Arduino system that harvests energy from the environment provides a significant amount of freedom from wiring but requires some close attention to the system design.
Originally created as a simple development platform to put inexpensive, easy-to-use embedded systems in the hands of non-professionals, the Arduino open-source hardware platform is attracting a rapidly-growing user base.
Adding wired or wireless networking capabilities to the Arduino open-source hardware/software platform is easy, inexpensive, and opens up another world of applications for both commercial and DIY developers.
In much the same way that GNU, Linux, and other open source software turned the programming world on its head, open-source hardware platforms that support are starting to rewrite the rules of engagement for many embedded applications.