Central Heating Monitor

A “box” to monitor various aspects of a central heating system – and software, etc.

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Spidey Wall for Real

Rupert’s guest post has given me the kick required to “finish” the Spidey Wall – here’s a video to show what it does.

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A Reliable MBED WebServer

I’ve had several goes at making a fast and reliable web server for MBED. Now I think I have finally cracked it!

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Spidey Wall Animation

This is a guest post from fellow LED fan Rupert Rawnsley who has developed a great animation

Rupert RawnsleySpidey Wall Animation

Spidey Wall PacMan

A variant of PacMan for the Spidey Wall – please try it out

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Spidey Wall

The Spidey Wall is intended to evoke Spider-Man’s costume and contains almost 2000 individually addressable coloured LEDs

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Scara Arm Calculations

A small library to simplify calculations on SCARA arms on an MBED

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Bluetooth Smart Target (Game)

Chris Greening (@mrbananas) has been working on an exciting project to bring web UIs to IoT devices – more about this later. He has been up to stay with us in Edinburgh for a few days and we’ve been working on a small demonstrator for his tech. We decided to build a BLE target suitable for a hacky sack throwing …

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Does a Raspberry Pi need a UPS to avoid SD card corruption?

In the past I’ve had trouble with corrupted SD cards when power was removed from a Raspberry Pi without shutting down the OS. But this failed attempt to build a UPS for the Pi has, as a side effect, tested powering down and back up over 50 times without a single failure. So are SD corruptions a thing of the past?

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