1. Wio Terminal - All In One Microcontroller

    Sun 30 August 2020

    Gadgets Reviews Scripting

    Seeed Wio Terminal.
    Seeed Wio Terminal.

    The people at Seeed Studio have been busy working on a bunch of new devices. From IoT microcontrollers and development boards to Mini PCs running Windows and machine learning devices.

    They were kind enough to send me their new Wio Terminal to use it in one of ...

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  2. Building an Apple iBeacon with CircuitPython

    Sun 21 June 2020

    Gadgets Scripting

    Particle Xenon as an iBeacon.
    Particle Xenon as an iBeacon.

    iBeacons are Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices used in location awareness applications such as welcoming people as they arrive at an event or broadcasting information to compatible devices at a nearby museum exhibit. The term iBeacon is apple’s implementation of the technology and reportedly ...

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  3. Building a Raspberry Pi Security Camera

    Wed 29 April 2020

    Gadgets Scripting

    Raspberry Pi Security Camera.
    Raspberry Pi Security Camera.

    Security cameras seem to be have gotten pretty popular in the last couple of months. I thought I’d share how I put together one using a Raspberry Pi Zero W and some additional components.

    The device has the following features:

    • Powered by rechargeable battery. Battery ...
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  4. Building a Standalone GPS Logger with CircuitPython

    Wed 03 April 2019

    Gadgets Travel Scripting

    GPS logger running CircuitPython.
    GPS logger running CircuitPython.

    I’ve been fascinated by the GPS technology for years. There is something magical about being able to accurately pinpoint one’s position on the globe at any given time. Having that capability currently integrated in our phones is even more remarkable and something that we ...

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