Monthly Archives: July 2012

Designing, Simulating and Implementing a Simple Car Alarm on a Xilinx FPGA – Part I

Objectives Design and simulate a simple car alarm on NI Multism 12.0 and implement on a Xilinx FPGA Spartan 3 Starter kit board from Digilent. This is a two parts post. In this part we will design a logic circuit … Continue reading

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Temperature Measurement with PSoC CY8C27643 and DS18B20 sensor

Objectives: To build a thermometer, with a Cypress PSoC chip CY8C27643 and 1-wire DS18B20 temperature sensor. Introduction PSoC (Programmable System-on-Chip) is a family of integrated circuits made by Cypress Semiconductor. These chips include a CPU and mixed-signal arrays of configurable … Continue reading

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BlueTerm app for most Android devices

Introduction Having “hacked” into BlueTerm source code to make it work with my HTC clone,¬† known as A3 Star (HD2 T8585 clone), I thought why not make the mod in order that BlueTerm will function in most Android devices with … Continue reading

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Overcoming Android bluetooth “blues” with Reflection method

Introduction It is an Android problem: bluetooth does not function in a satisfactory manner. Having recently ¬†started to “hack” into Android devices, and learning while doing, I was immediately confronted with the real world of something that does not fully … Continue reading

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