Arduino Timer Millis

The millis() function is one of the most powerful functions of the Arduino library. This function returns the number of milliseconds the current sketch has been running since the last reset. At first, you might be thinking, well that’s not very useful! But consider how you tell time during the day. Effectively, you look at how many minutes have elapsed since midnight. That’s the idea behind millis()! Instea ...

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Arduino 3D scanner and photogrammetry rig €150

OpenScan has created a low-budget, high quality DIY 3D scanning system, that is fully open-source and modular and available to purchase in a variety of different packs depending on your needs from control board to full system. Based on Photogrammetry, the 3d Scanner is compatible with various cameras, so that simple smartphones or DSLR can be used. In order to create a 3d model, the device captures pictures ...

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GPS Self-Adjusting Clock With An E-Ink Display

If you mention a clock that receives its time via radio, most people will think of one taking a long wave signal from a station such as WWVB, MSF, or DCF77. A more recent trend however has been for clocks that set themselves from orbiting navigation satellites, and an example comes to us from [KK99]. It’s a relatively simple hardware build in that it is simply an Arduino Nano, GPS module, and e-ink display ...

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How Technological Innovations Will Transform The Future Of Your Business

It should come as no surprise that the modern businesses heavily rely on technology for much of their daily endeavors. Technology is known to increase efficiency and productivity, when it is utilized properly. Thus, this article will better explain exactly how tech innovations can transform the future of your business, and it is in your best interest to adopt the following factors into your company operatio ...

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MAKE YOUR OWN MIDI CONTROLLER WITH AN ARDUINO

Engineers create something out of nothing, and no where is this more apparent than in the creation of customized computer hardware. To make a simple MIDI controller, you need knowledge of firmware design and computer architecture, you need knowledge of mechanical design, and you need to know electronic design. And then you need the actual working knowledge and experience to wield a tool, be it a hammer, las ...

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TI-83 GETS CIRCUITPYTHON UPGRADE

Graphing calculators are an interesting niche market these days. They’re relatively underpowered, and usually come with cheap, low resolution screens to boot. They remain viable almost solely due to their use in education and the fact that their limited connectivity makes them suitable for use in exams. The market is starting to hot up, though – and TI have recently been doing some interesting work with Pyt ...

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PCB BOARDS- THE THING THAT CHANGED THE WORLD OF ELECTRONICS

In this article we are going to see about what is PCB board and some types of PCB board. A PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD (PCB) mechanically supports and electrically connects electronic components or electrical components using conductive tracks, pads and other features etched from one or more sheet layers of copper laminated onto and/or between sheet  layers  of  a non-  conductive substrate. Components are genera ...

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Implementing serial communication in embedded systems

Serial communication was once the most widely used method of transferring data between computers. Many computing devices that you have used over time employ serial communication. Some of the terms associated with this type of data transfer are FTDI chip, COM interface, the RS232 protocol, and serial port. Serial communication refers to data that is electronically sent and received a single bit at a time. It ...

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VirtualBox USB Passthrough Guide

Accessing local USB ports and devices in VirtualBox VirtualBox 6.0 allows you to take advantage of USB passthrough support to access locally attached peripheral devices. Here is a step-by-step guide that illustrates using USB in VirtualBox. Optionally install the free VirtualBox Extension Pack. This extension offers the faster speed afforded by USB 3.0 support. After installation, start your virtual machine ...

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servo motor interfacing with 8051 using keil compiler

servo motor interfacing WITH 8051 MICROCONTROLLER: This article is about interfacing of servo motor with 8051 microcontroller. You will learn how to interface and control this motor using 8051 microcontroller. Servo motors are used in robotics, embedded systems and industries because they are very precise and reliable. They are used to operate remote control toy cars, airplanes or robots. Their motion can b ...

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Rohde & Schwarz optimizes power supplies for educational applications

The new R&S NGE100B power supply series is particularly easy and safe to operate. The robust instruments have galvanically isolated channels and safety binding posts. The color-coding of the channels provides a quick overview. The power supplies are compact, quiet and can optionally be remotely controlled via WLAN, a unique feature for instruments in the under EUR 1000 price class. The new power supply ...

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