Jordan aka njneer made this cool binary watch project, that is available at Github: I’m pretty proud of this project; the clasp is a ribbon cable that doubles as the programming interface for the PIC microcontroller that drives everything. The time is displayed with superbright LEDs that are blinding at 15 mA, which means that I’m able to […]
F*watch team writes: F*watch is a fully open electronic watch project featuring an integrated GPS receiver. The development started at CERN as an after-work project to make a special present for a retiring colleague who likes hiking and timing. The full design (electronics, mechanics and software) is available under free licenses and the design is […]
Elia wrote an article detailing his binary wrist watch project: I have just finished my binary wrist watch project (well, the new revision anyway). I was surprised at how small I was able to make it compared to last time. I chose to go with the “super-yellow” color LEDs as they fit the purple OSHpark PCB very […]
Jared Sanson posted an update on his OLED watch. He writes: Here’s a few features of my firmware: USB HID Communication (No PC drivers required!) Watch face for telling the time (Kind of required…) Date & Upcoming events Accelerometer reading RTOS Kernel debug info And some features planned for the future: Bluetooth 4.0 (Still need to […]
TI Ez430 Chronos watch – Getting started on custom firmwares: Elpaso, from the 43oh Forums has written a nice tutorial on how to get started on the Ez430 Chronos watch with what is out there currently. He covers the watch, the control center, wireless updates and custom firmwares. Via 43oh.
If you want to carry around a portable oscilloscope device at all times then check out this cool geek watch, the Oscilloscope Watch by Gabriel Anzziani of Gabotronics: The Oscilloscope Watch has all the features of a modern watch (time, calendar, alarm, etc…) combined with all the features of the popular Xprotolab (Oscilloscope, Waveform Generator, Logic Analyzer, Protocol […]
exapod shared his PIC based wirst watch project in the forum: i’m building a PIC based wrist watch with a sharp memory lcd as the screen. it has an accelerometer, 4 push button,rgb led for the backlight, a micro usb connector for charging the lipo and a an 18 bit adc for fuel gauge.The pic is […]
TI Deals is again offering the eZ430-Chronos at half price. This deal lasts for two weeks or until the supply is exhausted. Check out the TI eZ430 Chronos page or their wiki for more tech details.
For those interested in exploring the ez430-Chronos, TI has a wiki page summarizing tools, tips, mods and hacks. It’s a good place to check when starting your development.
Solder : Time watch, ripe for a remake with ultra low-power MCUs: The Solder : Time is an original design watch kit that you solder and assemble yourself. Delivered as a through-hole kit, you solder the components to the PCB, and enclose it all in four layers of laser cut acrylic. Via the forum.