Computer Control and Interfacing with the NI MyRIO by David Ward See how to work with analog I/O using the NI MyRIO.
Translational Reality Interfaces by Bryan Bergeron Explore one new way of interacting with embedded systems, smart devices, and the Internet of Things by using a translational reality interface.
Build a Simple Inexpensive Ballistic Chronograph by Ron Newton This ballistic chronograph can be used to measure all kinds of fun things like the speed of a pea shot from a straw, the muzzle velocity of a Nerf® gun, or maybe even the speed of a Hot Wheels® car in mid-jump!
Teensy Eight-Channel Digital Color Organ by Craig Lindley This digital color organ is designed to have good frequency selectivity so that the color and brightness of the display LEDs are directly related to the frequency content of the music it is supposed to be synchronized to; not just to its amplitude.
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Q&A by Kristen McIntyre Reader Questions Answered Here Find answers to questions on phantom power, extending Wi-Fi range on the cheap, and PBX and auto dialers.
The Ham’s Wireless Workbench by H. Ward Silver Wireless Modes — Part 1 If you employ a wireless data or voice link, you use are using modes. This column is an overview of fundamental modes used in communication systems.
The Spin Zone by Jon McPhalen Readdressing Smart Pixels Today, smart LEDs are everywhere, and come in a variety of styles. It just might be time to have a look at my pixel driver and bring it up-to-date with new choices such as the SK6812RGBW.
TechKnowledgey by Jeff Eckert Events, Advances, and News Information on current events, advances, and news in various technology fields.
Keeping It Simple by Bryan Bergeron Don’t overcomplicate your purchases.