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VdH

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Volker de Haas started electronics and computing with a KIM1 and machine language in the 70s. Then FORTRAN, PASCAL, BASIC, C, MUMPS. Developed complex digital circuits and analogue electronics for neuroscience labs (and his MD grade). Later: database engineering, C++, C#, industrial hard- and software developer (transport, automotive, automation). Designed and constructed the open-source PLC / IPC "Revolution Pi". Now offering advanced development and exceptional exhibits.

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VdH

Electronics Design

1 month ago

Choosing the right ADC

There are hundreds of articles on the internet about analogue to digital conversion. In this article, I’m trying to give the “analogue dummies” an easy to understand guideline to choose the best ADC for your project.

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VdH

Electronics Design

1 month ago

How to measure signals buried in noise

Wearing digital glasses when solving problems is not the only way to use modern electronics. Our world is analogue, and we should also understand the world outside of 0 and 1. This article puts a focus on small analogue signals.

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VdH

Industrial Automation

2 months ago

Ground loops and other pitfalls in shop floor communication

Why do you need functional earth for shop floor electronics and how can you avoid ground loops in serial communication wiring? Why can USB be a pitfall for industrially hardened devices? Go on reading...

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VdH

Industry 4.0

3 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: Approaching AI

Introducing this series, I have criticised that approaching this technology is a thrilling task for most engineers. Most tools are experimental and can't be easily implemented into industrial applications. Time to test an out-of-the-box solution!

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VdH

Industry 4.0

6 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: wireless connectivity (III)

When introducing this series of articles, I emphasized the central role of communication between the CPS (cyber-physical systems), edge gateways and the cloud. This article puts a focus on wireless communication. Which technology will make the race?

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VdH

Industry 4.0

6 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: wireless connectivity (II)

When introducing this series of articles, I emphasized the central role of communication between the CPS (cyber-physical systems), edge gateways and the cloud. This article puts a focus on wireless communication. Which technology will make the race?

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VdH

Industry 4.0

7 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: wireless connectivity (I)

When introducing this series of articles, I emphasized the central role of communication between the CPS (cyber-physical systems), edge gateways and the cloud. This article puts a focus on wireless communication. Which technology will make the race?

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VdH

Industry 4.0

7 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: Smart Power

In the introduction of this series of articles, I've already written about the necessity of smart power grids in industrial plants. Have you ever heard about the upcoming DC grids in the industry? This article will give you more information.

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VdH

Industry 4.0

8 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: Part 3, Security

IIoT demands for excellent security concepts. But where are the differences compared to security in ICT? Let’s have a look…

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VdH

Industry 4.0

8 months ago

5 +1 things driving IIoT and 4.0: Part 2, Open-Source

While ICT uses OSS as a core element, OSS's industrial use on the shop floor (OT) is still not common. But OSS will undoubtedly be one of the driving forces for IIoT and 4.0

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