Blinking an LED on the Raspberry Pi

Introduction The Raspberry Pi offers an array of general purpose Input-Output pins(GPIOs) which enables software running on the Linux computer to sense events in the physical world as well as effect it in very simple ways. A software program can be used to read a switch or even a sensor connected to the GPIOs in... Continue Reading →

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TI Econo Launchpad for DIY People

A quick post here. I have been working with TI's MSP430 recently and will all the excellent community support, I thought I should give something back. I just released a beta version of a small Economy launchpad for the G Series at https://github.com/inderpreet/MSP430EconoPad and you can download the Eagle Files as well as the Gerbers... Continue Reading →

Setting up a CC3200 with Energia

Introduction & Background Bits This blog post is part of a Project titled "IoT Lamp" and also serves as a tutorial for the CC3200 and Energia beginner. I wanted to have a wireless connection to the light so that I may be able to control the color, brightness etc like in the case of phillips... Continue Reading →

Seeedstudios Groove Pi+ Pre-Review Part 1

Introduction SeeedStudios has their own system of prototyping hardward called Grove which uses four pin connectors to connect sensors, actuators and subsystems together to a central controller which can be arduino based or MSP430 based. Recently, they have introduced an interface to the Rapberry Pi called the grovepi+ which is a Raspberry Pi Hat with... Continue Reading →

A guide to the CC3200

Prelude The challenge is to create a system for air quality sensing which can operate without human intervention. My idea is to create a system that can measure air quality indoors and outdoors and log this data to the Sierra Wireless System. For the indoor unit, I have a CC3200 power unit which can measure... Continue Reading →

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