Archive for March 2017

Friday Fun: Still File

Here is some photo art for this friday: ‘Still File‘ is a series of 4 photographs recreating computer renderings as physical scenes. The photos’ artifacts, surroundings, camera settings and lighting has been shaped intending to resemble 3d graphics of different types. You can find the pictures at    

Using the Raspberry Pi as a Microcontroller Pi or Arduino? They’re both small, they’re both powerful, and they both get used in electronics hobby projects, but the Raspberry Pi is not an Arduino. However, the Pi can do a pretty good job of acting the part in a pinch. That said, don’t be afraid of trying the Arduino if you haven’t

Fiber optics power meter

An optical power meter (OPM) is a device used to measure the power in an optical signal. The term usually refers to a device for testing average power in fiber optic systems. Power meters are part of the toolbox essentials for all technicians installing or maintaining any type of fiber networks. They are used to

Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey

Information security issues are in this Internet of Things era very important for embedded systems developers. You need information from many sources, and one valuable information source are surveys made by differet companies. For the third year in a row, Barr Group has conducted its annual Embedded Systems Safety & Security Survey of embedded systems designers in