Just a quick post to flag some very interesting, but very detailed, content on RF comms and the Internet of Things. The engineer Bill Marshall puts RF comms in the context of recent space exploration, with the New Horizons probe having passed Pluto and communicated some pictures and sensor data all the way back to earth. In two parts, on ...
Kickstarter is full of many and varied projects, and one minor recurring obsession is slim wallets.
I see that Julian Horsey on his Geeky Gadgets blog has had the spotter cameras out and found an inexpensive flying drone to keep an eye on things.
Well, there's plenty more there to highlight to Gadget Masters. Take for example his detailing of a project to build a small AM transmitter
Thanks to Engadget for highlighting this $10 DIY device made by Dave, as a possible alternative much more expensive car-starter systems, like Viper. It's interesting, but falls into the 'Don't Try This At Home' category!
You never know what radio signals you might pick up if you just stop and listen. That’s why Hans built a simple and tiny receiver capable of detecting QRSS (extreme slow speed continuous wave) transmissions on a fixed frequency, such as 10.14MHz. The device is powered by a computer’s USB port and the audio output feeds into the PC’s sound ...