Author Archives: Tayeb

About Tayeb

Electronics engineer, part-time webmaster and owner of "Aliatron", a tech-oriented company registered in Portugal and Mozambique. Owner of "EU Halal", a trading and consulting company in Halal & Tayyib, 100% stun-free compliant.

Getting Started with mbed and Freescale FRDM-KL25Z board

Introduction mbed is a platform for developing smart devices that are based on 32-bit ARM Cortex-M microcontrollers. It is designed to provide a highly productive solution for rapid prototyping and product development, with a focus on connected Internet of Things devices. It is a project … Continue reading

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Design and Simulate a 4-Bit Parity Generator in Multisim and Implement on a Digilent Basys 2 Spartan-3E FPGA Board

Introduction Parity bits are extra signals which are added to a data word to enable error checking. There are two types of parity – even and odd. An even Parity Generator will produce a logic 1 at its output if … Continue reading

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Design and Simulate a Digital Circuit in NI Multisim and Implement on a Digilent Basys 2 Spartan-3E FPGA Board

Overview NI Multisim (formerly MultiSIM) is an electronic schematic capture and simulation program which is part of a suite of circuit design programs, along with NI Ultiboard. Multisim is one of the few circuit design programs to employ the original Berkeley SPICE based software simulation. Multisim was originally created by … Continue reading

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Using the Chrome Serial API with chipKIT Digilent UNO32

Introduction Chrome Packaged Apps are evolving to do more, work seamlessly offline, and give developers more control of their user interface.  New APIs allow applications to access OS-level features: networking, bluetooth, and even serial IO. Renaun Erickson has shown how … Continue reading

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Remote Viewing with NI LabVIEW, Digilent UNO32 and Basic I/O Shield

Introduction NI LabVIEW and chipKIT Digilent UNO32 are powerful tools that offer enormous potentialities. Remote monitoring and webserver capabilites of LabVIEW  further enhance our projects. It has been shown here in this blog that NI LabVIEW can be easily connected to … Continue reading

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LabVIEW and VISA interface, with chipKIT Digilent UNO32 and Basic I/O Shield

Introduction NI LabVIEW can communicate with external devices such as microcontrollers through VISA a standard I/O language for instrumentation programming. LabVIEW ties the creation of user interfaces (called Front Panels) into the development cycle. A key feature of LabVIEW over other development … Continue reading

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LabVIEW Interface for chipKIT Digilent UNO32 Development Board

Introduction The chipKIT development platform with prototyping-friendly 32-bit MCU packages (based on PIC32 microcontrollers) from Microchip is an open-source hardware and software solution intended for beginners and users with little or no knowledge of embedded controllers wanting to explore embedded applications. … Continue reading

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Ethernet Relay Control with Blackberry Playbook

Introduction Nowadays it is quite easy to implement Ethernet relay control of devices connected to a 10/100 network. An Ethernet relay board connects to the ethernet port of your local network hub, allowing controlled switching from anywhere on the network. … Continue reading

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Writing a “Resistor Code” App for Blackberry Smartphones

Introduction I have shown in my previous post Writing a “Resistor Code” App for Blackberry Playbook that it is quite easy to design apps for Playbook. That said, it is quite easy also to design apps for Blackberry smartphones, with … Continue reading

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Writing a “Resistor Code” App for Blackberry Playbook

The PlayBook, as it is known Blackberry’s tablet,  is the first device to run Blackberry Tablet OS, based on QNX Neutrino, and runs apps developed using Adobe AIR. It was later announced that the Blackberry Tablet OS would be merged with the existing Blackberry OS to produce a … Continue reading

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