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Microcontroller In Circuit Serial Programming (ICSP) with Microchip PIC and Atmel AVR

Published on February 3, 2012 By codex

In Circuit Serial Programming is a method of directly programming a Microchip PIC or Atmel AVR while in they are connected to a circuit, as opposed to programming the chip ahead, and only then soldering it to a circuit. There are many benefits to ICSP, but also some important design considerations which I will try […]

Linux Robotic Platform – an Intelligent Robot

Published on July 5, 2010 By codex

I have always wanted to experiment with robotics, and lately I’ve found the time to build an “intelligent”, open-source robotic platform. The platform runs embedded debian linux, and includes the following main capabilities: 1. Computer Vision (imitation of the human vision. The robot sees and “understands” what it sees). For this I have extensively used […]

Automatic Caller Identifier for Maemo (Nokia Linux OS)

Published on June 1, 2010 By codex

Automatic Caller Identification uses several sites on the internet to find the identification of unknown incoming calls, and display it while receiving such calls. The project is developed for Maemo, Nokia’s embedded Linux operating system.

Building a Custom Debian Kernel for the BeagleBoard

Published on May 24, 2009 By codex

While trying to get my WIFI dongle to work with the BeagleBoard, I noticed that the dongle’s module was not compiled into the kernel. So I had to build a new kernel from scratch. Since building a new kernel under the BeagleBoard will take a LOT of time, I decided to cross-compile a kernel for […]

USB Servo Motor Controller

Published on May 17, 2009 By codex

A Radio-Controlled (RC) Servo USB Controller, that can control up to 9 servo motors and 9 general outputs.