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Redstone

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Electronics Design Engineer | RS Components

Mark completed his Electronic Engineering degree in 1991 and went on to work in real-time digital signal processing applications engineering, later moving into technical marketing.

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Redstone

Microcontrollers

2 weeks ago

Experimenting With Peripherals and the Clicker 2 for PSoC 6

The Cypress Semiconductor PSoC 6 device is a very powerful and flexible microcontroller with a host of great features. In this article, we go back to basics and set up so we can easily experiment with sensors we may want to use in a project.

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Redstone

Microcontrollers

3 months ago

Cypress PSoC 6 WiFi For All

Microcontrollers are scary devices, aren't they? Well, no. Not really. In this article I run up a Cypress Semiconductor PSoC 6 Wi-Fi kit to show that any reasonably confident SBC user can use their powerful features.

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Redstone

Raspberry Pi

3 months ago

The Raspberry Pi Weather Station – In Ten Minutes Flat

The weather is a hot topic again in the UK, where we are experiencing something of a heatwave. This is generally referred to as ‘summer’ elsewhere in the world but heat in summer is something of an outlandish concept to the people of this island!

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Redstone

Raspberry Pi

7 months ago

Starting Out With A DesignSpark Pmod HAT

A Python library for the DesignSpark Pmod HAT? Now that is something I have to try out...

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Redstone

Electronics Design

10 months ago

5 Low-Cost SBCs That Support 4K Video

Looking for a single board computer that can act as a 4K UHD media centre but can still be used in your most imaginative Maker projects? Here is a list of 5 SBCs to fill that void in your life.

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Redstone

Microcontrollers

1 year ago

Microcontroller Quickstart

Ever wanted to program your microcontroller with Python? Get Python code up and running on an STMicroelectronics Nucleo board in the blink of an eye with this quickstart tutorial.

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Redstone

Internet of Things

1 year ago

IMPlicit IoT Security

How would you like to use an IoT development kit where all the heavy lifting for security and updates is done by the hardware supplier? If so, the Electric Imp 005 module is out to prove its worth to you...

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Redstone

Development Kits

1 year ago

PSoC 6 Introductory Tutorial

New to PSoC Creator and want to hit the ground running when you get your shiney new PSoC 6 development board? You have come to the right place...

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Redstone

Raspberry Pi

1 year ago

Alexa And Pi, Please.

So you have a Pi-Top and want to get Alexa up and running? Or maybe you already have a Raspberry Pi 3 and you want to get Alexa on that instead? If you have a pi-topPULSE it is a pretty simple task to get Alexa. This article shows you how.

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Redstone

Raspberry Pi

1 year ago

The Latest Topping For Your Raspberry Pi

Fancy bringing Alexa to life on your Raspberry Pi 3? The new pi-top Pulse makes bringing music, light effects and Alexa services to your pi-top, pi-top CEED or stand-alone Raspberry Pi easier than ever before!

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Redstone

Robotics

1 year ago

Start Enabling Machine Vision: For When The Machines Rise Up Against Us

For those of us who have been around a while, our first conscious introduction to the concept of machine vision was probably in the original Terminator movie when we were treated to the red-hued, augmented-reality perspective of the T-800 Terminator.

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Redstone

Electronics Design

1 year ago

The Anonymising OJ Repeater

This follows on from my earlier ‘What You Can Do In A Day’ post where we set up our Intel Joule as a wireless repeater. Here we will modify our repeater so that our traffic is routed through the Tor network to become an anonymising repeater box.

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