Monthly Archives: September 2013

Processing – Serial Input

Now that we have the PROCESSING ‘Hello World’ thing happening, let’s try to get some input from the SERIAL port (USB emulation ). This is how I plan to do shiny things with the output from my arduino hack that … Continue reading

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Nightmare on IBYS street

I had a dream. A fascinating, but somewhat disturbing dream. I blame Mark and Sivam. I was at the sacred place. That park in my suburb where there is no surveillance. The one where you have to dock your phone … Continue reading

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Processing – Hello(ellipse)World

My new obsession with Arduino is coming along leaps and bounds. I can control servos, read the PWM signal from a 2.4g radio control receiver and make a long stream of numbers whizz past in a text window. But how … Continue reading

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Arduino – RX PWM [R/C Receiver channel pulse output wire]

OK, it’s easy to control a servo using servo.h library to write an angle to a servo connected to one of the arduino inputs 2-13. But how can we read the signal coming of the third wire coming out of … Continue reading

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Arduino – servos

Having got the ‘blink’ hello world example working within minutes of (*finally) getting the Arduino 1.5.4 IDE running I did a quick search for ‘servo’ and found lots of examples of servo control. The first tutorial I found on YouTube … Continue reading

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Arduino – the obsession begins

The storm clouds have been gathering for a while now. I read the book ‘MAKERS’ by Chris Anderson on a long plane flight. I decided that it is time I had a peek into the world of hardware hacking, 3D … Continue reading

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Five years ago…

I thought it might be interesting to go back thru some old blog posts to see what I was banging on about five years ago. The idea was inspired by finding an old post entitled ‘emergent vs detergent’ on ye … Continue reading

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