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.
1 month ago
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.
3 months ago
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.
4 months ago
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...
5 months ago
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...
6 months ago
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.
7 months ago
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!
7 months ago
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.
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.
Intel is no stranger to the development kit market – the SD card-sized Edison is a prime example – but with the Joule, Intel is aiming squarely at a different crowd of developers.
11 months ago
There have already been a few other articles on DesignSpark about the Braccio Tinkerkit. It’s not surprising really, as the Arduino and Braccio combination is a low cost (and great FUN!) way to start your journey into robotics.
1 year ago
Inject some excitement into learning basic circuit theory with an Arduino Starter Kit.
1 year ago
When it comes to contenders for serious IoT projects, the field is pretty narrow, despite the mass of low-cost 64-bit SBCs that have appeared in the wake of the Raspberry Pi's success. Ci40, however, is a challenger for the top spot.