Raspberry Pi, Tutorials & Guides

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 Blinking an LED on the Raspberry Pi

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TI MSP430, Tutorials & Guides

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 TI Econo Launchpad for DIY People

Raspberry Pi Rover
Projects, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi Robots

[RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 2 – Starting Python

Introduction In the last post, I described the hardware part for our robot which uses the Seeed Studios GrovePi+ since I am yet to receive my kit. In this post, I talk about the software part and making the robot move. Lets see what we can do. Setting up the RPi I have already mentioned… Continue reading [RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 2 – Starting Python

Projects, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi Robots

[RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 1 – The chassis

Introduction I have experimented with Raspberry Pi Robots in the past but I wanted to make a generic Robot that you can use practically. This series is about making a Robot using scrap and as many things as you can find in the house and then make it useful and solve a problem. In this… Continue reading [RPi Rover] Another Raspberry Pi Robot – Episode 1 – The chassis

Air Quality Sensors, Projects, Tutorials & Guides

Tutorial on setting up Sierra Wireless Air Vantage with your Custom IoT Device

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 Tutorial on setting up Sierra Wireless Air Vantage with your Custom IoT Device

Raspberry Pi, Reviews & Teardowns

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 Seeedstudios Groove Pi+ Pre-Review Part 1

Air Quality Sensors, Projects, TI CC3200, Tutorials & Guides

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 A guide to the CC3200