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Capturing images in the wild—with no power Suppose you are camping or trekking and your camera runs out of power just when you are witnessing a breath-taking sunset that you want to...

Testing specifically for IoT is still not very evolved but will involve multiple facets…

Satish Mohanram, technical marketing manager, National Instruments, India, speaks to Janani Gopalakrishnan Vikram about the evolving definition of the IoT, and the role of testing in meeting its goal. JGV: The definition...

Altium Designer 13.2 released, aims to help with Smoother Designing

Developer, creator and seller, Altium provides PC-based electronics design software, helping designers to focus on creating new functionality and product differentiation and to build the next generation of electronic products. Altium's...

Demo Circuit for Over-Voltage Protection

Over-voltage protection circuits are used to protect voltage-sensitive loads. Voltage transients may occur due to a number of reasons such as transformer switching, load switching, and short/open circuit in rectifier and...

Propeller Message Display with Temperature Indicator

Here we describe a microcontroller-based propeller display that displays any message sent to it via hyper-terminal of a personal computer. Moreover, a temperature sensing IC (TMP125) is mounted onto the propeller...

Dual Motor Control for Robots

Presented here is a simple circuit that can drive two motors for a small robot, allowing the robot to negotiate an obstacle course. Two light-dependent resistors (LDRs) are used to detect...

Stereo audio Distribution Buffer for headphones

Most audio signal sources have only one stereo output, which means they can drive only a single pair of headphones with a resistance of around 32 ohms or a single line...

Testing High-Speed Memories

High-speed Flash memory and solidstate drives (SSDs) have become a staple diet of all consumer electronics devices from smartphones to laptop computers. It is almost impossible to imagine a gadget without...

555 Timer Design Using MATLAB

Presented here is a Matlab program to design an astable multivibrator of desired frequency and duty cycle using a 555 timer. The aesthetic graphical user interface of the program helps you...

DoCircuits Circuit Simulator

DoCircuits: An offering of Sparsha Technologies, this circuit simulator allows you to store your circuits on the cloud, making it available for use and analysis anywhere on earth Ashwin Gopinath Sparsha is a...