Element14 held a contest where they would give away the XBox One build to one lucky member and guess what. That was me. I received the XBox One Portable from the Ben Heck show via UPS who totally destroyed the casing. I was surprised it survived the trip though the hinges were broken and the... Continue Reading →
Its been a while since this project and I really havn't had the time to write a blogpost in a while. Last year, I made an IoT light for the Element14.com roadtest plus where I used a lot of technology from Texas Instruments and Wurth Electronics. TI was kind enough to showcase the build on... Continue Reading →
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 →
I bought a Blue Yeti USB Mic and decided to do an Unboxing and First impressions video. Its not unusual for people to get a good quality mic for making videos and the Blue Yeti is one of the most Bang For the Buck mics out there. Take a look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nXQsxDTBCD8
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 →
I wanted to do a video series on IoT, how to design IoT Devices and how one implementation is different from the other. I weight out the pros and cons of each technology and try to find a best case scenario.
Prelude I started a series of posts on how to build a Quadcopter from scratch and in the previous posts, I had explained the basic hardware build. I built up the wooden frame and mounted the motors, speed controllers and props and I also did a basic test. The brainless beast was able to takeoff... Continue Reading →
Prelude I started to build a quadcopter from scratch and in the previous posts, I covered making the frame from scrap wood and bought the motors and ESC. I also tried to power the thing up with a basic output but that did not work. In this post, I explain the theory behind the quadcopter... Continue Reading →