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Blogs about Microcontrollers

Blogs about Microcontrollers

  • Matrix TSL - New USB Project Board

    MatrixLtd

    The new USB Project Board from Matrix is a USB powered PIC Micro microcontroller development board, which features an integrated motor driver chip to enable high current outputs. It seamlessly integrates with Flowcode 6 programming software.

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    • Introducing the Raspberry Pi B+

      herbison

      If you enjoy interfacing your Raspberry Pi with the real world there will have been times when you have wanted to have more inputs and outputs on the GPIO header, or a couple more USB ports for connecting peripherals. Well, the good news is that the folks at the Raspberry Pi Foundation have developed an enhanced version of the Raspberry Pi called the model B+

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      • FORTHdsPIC gets Embedded and Walks Alone

        Bill Marshall

        Last year I embarked upon a project to write a FORTH language interpreter/compiler from scratch to run on a Microchip PIC24 or dsPIC microcontroller. So far most of the development has taken place on an RS Embedded Development Platform using Microchip PIM processor modules. By version 0.4, FORTH programs could be compiled and run in the device RAM with an attached host PC providing terminal emulation. Now with version 0.5 user programs can be transferred to the device non-volatile Flash memory and run without the host PC. In other words FORTHdsPIC can now be used in embedded applications.

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        • HKUST ROV Team shone in The IET/MATE Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge 2014

          HKUSTROBOTICS

          The Remote Control Vehicle (ROV) team, a sub-team of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Robotics Team, came out on top during the Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge 2014. The contest was held on the 12th and 13th April at the City University of Hong Kong. Participants from over 30 institutions from six countries in South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao & China) participated in one of three categories; Scout, Ranger and Explorer Class. The HKUST ROV Team won the Champion Award in the Explorer Class and will represent Hong Kong in the International MATE ROV Competition 2014 Explorer Class in Michigan, USA in June 2014.

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          • HKUST ROV Team shone in The IET/MATE Hong Kong Underwater Robot Challenge 2014

            HKUSTROBOTICS

            The Remote Control Vehicle (ROV) team, a sub-team of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) Robotics Team, came out on top during the Asia Regional IET/MATE Underwater Robot Challenge 2014. The contest was held on the 12th and 13th April at the City University of Hong Kong. Participants from over 30 institutions from six countries in South East Asia (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macao & China) participated in one of three categories; Scout, Ranger and Explorer Class. The HKUST ROV Team won the Champion Award in the Explorer Class and will represent Hong Kong in the International MATE ROV Competition 2014 Explorer Class in Michigan, USA in June 2014.

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