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Andrew Back

United Kingdom

Freelance Consultant | AB Open

Open source (hardware and software!) advocate, Treasurer and Director of the Free and Open Source Silicon Foundation, organiser of Wuthering Bytes technology festival and founder of the Open Source Hardware User Group.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

5 days ago

Hands on with the NVIDIA Jetson Nano

Compact low-cost module delivers CUDA compute power for AI projects and more.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

1 week ago

Building a Spresense Powered Smart Security Device Part 4: GNSS and Storage

This series of posts demonstrates how the advanced capabilities of the Sony Spresense can be put to use in creating a low power security device for asset monitoring and tracking.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

2 weeks ago

Building a Spresense Powered Smart Security Device Part 3: Sensor Processing

This series of posts demonstrates how the advanced capabilities of the Sony Spresense can be put to use in creating a low power security device for asset monitoring and tracking.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi 4 Personal Datacentre Part 2: Home Assistant

Setting up Home Assistant on our private cloud server and configuring EnOcean support.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

1 month ago

Building a Spresense Powered Smart Security Device Part 2: SDK Setup, Structure and First Example

This series of posts demonstrates how the advanced capabilities of the Sony Spresense can be put to use in creating a low power security device for asset monitoring and tracking.

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Andrew Back

Raspberry Pi 4 Personal Datacentre Part 1: Ansible, Docker and Nextcloud

Pi 4 packs plenty of punch and is perfect for a private home or office cloud server.

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Andrew Back

Industry 4.0

3 months ago

RS Industrial Demonstrators Design & Build

Brainboxes BB-400 NeuronEdge Controller plus ED-538 I/O module, together with PanelPilotACE, form the heart of demonstrator units that showcase industrial products.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

3 months ago

Cypress CYBT-213043-MESH Expedites Bluetooth Mesh Development

A look at the Cypress evaluation kit hardware, SDK and Bluetooth Mesh basics.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

3 months ago

RS IoT Blockchain Demonstrators Part 7: Expanding the Blockchain

Adding a new Workshop Safety use case to the IoT blockchain network.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

6 months ago

Building a Spresense Powered Smart Security Device Part 1: Introduction

This series of posts demonstrates how the advanced capabilities of the Sony Spresense can be put to use in creating a low power security device for asset monitoring and tracking.

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Andrew Back

Wireless

6 months ago

CYW20819 Eval Kit Shows Off Feature Packed Bluetooth 5 SoC Capabilities

Versatile single chip device integrates a microcontroller plus peripherals with support for basic and enhanced Bluetooth data rates, ultra-low power BLE, Bluetooth Mesh and more.

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Andrew Back

Internet of Things

9 months ago

Zerynth Brings Python Convenience to PSoC 6 Wi-Fi BT Pioneer

First look at recently announced Zerynth support for featured packed PSoC 6 kit.

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