Posts Tagged ‘app’

Ford Traffic Tamer App challenge

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Ford is currently sponsoring the Traffic Tamer App Challenge aimed at solving the issue of traffic congestion in the city of London. Part of this challenge encourages developers to use OpenXC in their solution to address the problem. Submissions are open until January 15th, 2014. The use of Ford’s OpenXC...

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ProfTweak app tweaks Makerware settings

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

Rich Olson of Nothing Labs writes:I'm a Makerbot Replicator 2 user - and I generally like MakerWare - but it pains me that they don't expose about 95% of the slicer settings in the GUI. To get good results with filaments besides PLA - I often need to do things...

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ElectroDroid electronic’s calc app

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

Mats Engstrom writes that he's had positive experience with the ElectroDroid app. He's had it installed in his phone for some time now finds it useful. "In addition to a lot of pinouts and lists of nice-to-have info the app also has calculators for Ohm's law, capacitor charge timings, battery...

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Posted in Android, software, tools | 12 Comments »

Freescale RF engineering tools app V1.0

Friday, September 21st, 2012

If you need to do RF related computations on a regular basis, now there's an app for that! Freescale has released their FREE RF Engineering Tools App V1.0. "The RF Engineering Tools app is a compilation of calculators and converters that can assist the typical RF designer, university student, professor...

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New app for Mac gives speech to your Arduino

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Here is a voice synthesizer app for Mac giving your Arduino speech capability. You simply send strings over the serial port and the app reads them out. Speech for Arduino supports all voices on your Mac. You are able to change the pitch, rate, and volume straight from the window....

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Visualize and analyzing serial data in real time

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

SerialChart is an open source Windows app for charting incoming data over the serial port in real time. The incoming data should be in CSV format, with each point on a separate line. The first value in the data stream should be the horizontal coordinate, a comma, then the vertical...

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ArduinoCommander: An Android app controls Arduinos

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

[embed][/embed] ArduinoCommander is an Android app for controlling an Arduino via a Bluetooth shield: display board firmware version, name and Firmata protocol version set pin mode (analog/digital input/output, pwm) get/set pin values read messages from the board (Firmata String Sysex message) beautiful WYSIWYG interface with 320x480, 480x800, 480x854, 1024x600 and...

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Circuit simulator for Android devices

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Cameron tipped us to a circuit simulator for Android devices. It looks a lot like the java based circuit simulator we wrote about a few weeks ago.  Everycircuit seems like a useful tool if you want to play around with electronics anywhere you find yourself. Unfortunately it seems to only...

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AnalogDemo: Plot data on Pachube from Arduino

Friday, November 18th, 2011

Luca made a tutorial on how to read data from an Arduino, and upload it to Pachube. Pachube is a site that allows you to upload, share, and plot real-time data from sensors. Via the contact form.

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