Dev boards

ESP8285 WiFi chip

Expressif has released a new WiFi chip. It is not that interesting ESP32 that I have written about earlier, and should be available soon. The new ESP8285 went into mass production in March. Hackaday article describes it as ESP8266-Killer, but I I think that this kind of headline is clickbaiting. What could possible make it

BBC micro:bit dev board

Last year BBC introduced Micro:bit development board  Intended to allow children to get creative with technology. The Micro:bit is one of the cornerstones of the BBC’s “Make it Digital” campaign. With Micro:bit BBC tries to get a million preteens into embedded development world as Micro:bit will be given to every 11 or 12 year old child

Raspberry Pi 3 to sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE – first photos emerge • The Register

Raspberry Pi 3 to sport Wi-Fi, Bluetooth LE – first photos emerge A Raspberry Pi 3 with onboard Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) support has emerged today. The Model B Raspberry Pi 3 will be the first in the family of tiny cheap-and-cheerful ARM-powered computers to feature builtin wireless networking. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/02/26/raspberry_pi_3/ Posted from

Arduino sensors interfacing

There is a wide variety of sensor0s. A sensor can be used to measure all manner of different things including temperature, light, vibrations… heck even air quality and your heartbeat! By connecting a sensor to Arduino board you can easily read sensor values and have your own code to process them. If you connect your

The Arduino or Raspberry, when to use which and the Ultimate Combination

Arduino had become probably the most used makers board for electronic and robotic projects and raspberry is one of the best choices when it comes to credit card sized computers. But what one use in his project? Well, it depends. http://www.engineersgarage.com/mygarage/arduino-or-raspberry-when-use-which-and-ultimate-combination Posted from WordPress for Android

New chips: ESP32 and ATmega328PB

Some of my favorite small micro-controller platforms (as you might have seen if you have been reading this blog) are Arduino and ESP8266. It seems that there is going ot be some upgrades to those platforms this year. ESP32 ESP8266 chip is used to build  WiFi modules for serial-to-WiFi conversion and Internet of Things applications. ESP8266