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
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.
1 month ago
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!
5 months ago
A Python library for the DesignSpark Pmod HAT? Now that is something I have to try out...
8 months 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.
10 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.
11 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...
1 year 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...
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.
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!
1 year 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.