Tom from Numato Labs writes: We have launched a new KiCad tutorial video series at the Numato Labs’ Youtube channel. Hoping this would help the KiCad learners out there. Via the contact form.
Category Archives: Videos
This week we are visiting the Bay Area Maker Faire, so here is a video to explain how we prepare for Maker Faires. You can also check out our Maker Faire tips post, or the wiki version. We’ll have regular … Read more
Cody R. Wilson is a 25-year-old University of Texas law student working to build semiautomatic weapons using 3D printers. As depicted in this video, his efforts thusfar have concentrated on the part of an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle known as the … Read more
In this presentation from the recent Notacon 10 conference in Cleveland, OH, Karin Halsey (aka meecie) provides a thought provoking roundup of the tech basics behind medical sensors and related devices. The talk focuses on working with basic supplies and … Read more
Ever wonder what’s going on in those portions of the spectrum outside the regular broadcast and public safety bands? This video from the just concluded Notacon 10 conference in Cleveland, OH, provides a summary of the radio spectrum assignments from … Read more
In this presentation from the recent Shmoocon 2013 conference in Washington, DC, Mike Ryan from iSec Partners discusses the new generation of wireless hacking tools to intercept and inject Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE) communications. Also known as Bluetooth Smart, BTLE … Read more
Want free, in depth training on GNU Radio from an authoritative source? Then you’ll want to spend four hours viewing this series of videos by Tom Rondeau, KB3UKZ, the GNU Radio project manager since 2009. Tom provides a detailed, in-depth … Read more
At the recent Shmoocon conference in Washington, DC, Teddy Reed and David Anthony presented their DIY guide to using Trusted Computing on embedded devices. This is NOT an introduction or overview of Trusted Computing. We introduce a low-cost schematic using … Read more
SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Access) signals are commonly used to monitor and control utility and indusrial system. They use digital modulation and operate in the sub-1 GHz range of the RF spectrum. Atlas of D00M presesnted this talk at … Read more
Bruce Land writes: I teach two courses at Cornell University in Electrical and computer engineering. Recently I have uploaded a full set of lectures for each course to YouTubeEDU. The lectures have comments which link to lab exercises and other … Read more
Yoshi, who you may remember from the New York Trip video, takes us on a tour of the Switch-Science.com open hardware design, manufacturing, and shipping office. The office is on the edge of Akihabara, Tokyo’s electronic component market. Check out … Read more
Ben Krasnow developed this dispensing system that can measure out a desired mass of material via a dispensing valve controlled by a Parallax Propeller. He already had an American Weigh Scales miniPro-100, and decided to hack it so that the … Read more
This week we explain the process of loading reels into the inexpensive TM220A pick and place machine. We also share the stack of components we’ll have permanently mounted on the machine.
Brad Haines (RenderMan) CISSP, is a Whitehat by trade, Blackhat by fashion, who presented this talk at DEFCON 20. For those of you unfamiliar with him, RenderMan has a history of hacking RF who’s rumored to be a member of … Read more
This video of Chris Tarnovsky’s 2010 Blackhat Conference was recently posted. Chris is with Flylogic Engineering, LLC, which conducts security analyses of semiconductors. He describes the presentation, “From start to finish, we will walk through how a current generation smartcard … Read more
Today we take a look at an inexpensive pick ‘n’ place machine found on the Chinese auction site Taobao for 22800RMB (about $3,600). A pick and place is a machine that puts electronic components onto a circuit board that has … Read more
After you’ve dispensed solder paste it’s time to reflow all that solder. This is where the reflow oven comes in. It seems like reflow hot plates are a more popular choice in most small shops because they’re smaller, cheaper, and … Read more
OpenSecurityTraining has released a series of over 100 videos covering Introductory Intel x86: Architecture, Assembly, Applications, & Alliteration. The full YouTube playlist of the series can be found here. Trainer Xeno Kovah describes the course’s focus: “Intel processors have been … Read more
How to make solder paste stencils out of old soda pop cans. Applying the toner transfer method of etching and you can end up with a usable stencil. Via Adafruit.
Viswa found this online video course, “Embedded C Programming with ARM Cortex-M.” The series of videos from Modern Embedded Programming is designed to acquaint beginners with C programming with modern MCUs such as the ARM Cortex-M. The examples use the … Read more