Author Archives: Tayeb

About Tayeb

Electronics engineer, part-time webmaster and owner of "Aliatron", a tech-oriented company registered in Portugal and Mozambique.

Telegram Bot Control with Orange Pi Lite Wifi and AXE056 board with Picaxe 18M2

What are Telegram bots? Bots are third-party applications that run inside Telegram. Users can interact with bots by sending them messages, commands and inline requests. You control your bots using HTTPS requests to Telegram’s bot API. What can one do with Telegram bots? To … Continue reading

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2015 in review for RedAcacia

2016 is coming, two days to go. A big thank you to all visitors and participans of this humble technical blog. The WordPress.com stats helpers prepared a 2015 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: Madison Square Garden can … Continue reading

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Visual Programming Editor ArduBlock for chipKIT

Introduction In computing, a visual programming language (VPL) is any programming language that lets users create programs by manipulating program elements graphically rather than by specifying them textually. A VPL allows programming with visual expressions, spatial arrangements of text and … Continue reading

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Remote Control with Telegram and chipKIT uC32, Basic I/O shield with Raspberry Pi

Introduction chipKIT Digilent uC32 (or Uno32) and Raspberry Pi are both pretty cheap, almost of the same size, and although they look similar, they are different. The Raspberry Pi is effectively a mini-computer, running a Linux operating system (OS), and … Continue reading

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Control Remotely a FM Radio module using RDA5807M with a Digilent chipKIT uC32 and Basic I/O

The RDA5807M – an equivalent of Philips TEA5767 and pin-to-pin compatible – is a single-chip broadcast FM stereo radio tuner with fully integrated synthesizer, IF selectivity and MPX decoder. The tuner uses the CMOS process, support multi-interface and require the least … Continue reading

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2014 in review of RedAcacia blog

The WordPress.com stats helper prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 60,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert … Continue reading

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FM Radio using RDA5807M module with Digilent chipKIT uC32 and Basic I/O

Introduction The Digilent chipKIT  uC32 board is based on the popular Arduino™ open-source hardware prototyping platform and adds the performance of the Microchip PIC32 microcontroller. This board is the same form factor as the Arduino™ Uno board and is compatible … Continue reading

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Design a Front Panel in ProfiLab-Expert to Control Digilent ChipKIT Uc32 and Basic I/O

Introduction The ProfiLab-Expert software allows you to develop your own digital or analogue measuring technology projects. It does not matter if you want to create analogue measurements or digital controls – you can realize it all. And for all this … Continue reading

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Controlling a Robot with Gestures on the Air with Leap Motion Controller

Introduction For decades, motion controls have held a persistent place in our visions of the future. We’ve watched the super heroes, mad scientists, and space cowboys of popular media control digital experiences with just a wave of their hands. We’ve … Continue reading

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Cloud-enabling with Exosite: Local Temperature with chipKIT Digilent uC32, Digilent Basic I/O and Raspberry Pi

Introduction Exosite is a technology company focused on connecting devices and systems. They have been developing embedded technologies for over 20 years – and have first-hand experience dealing with the lack of connectivity between devices, networks and users. Their cloud-based … Continue reading

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