Author Archives: Wilfried Elmenreich

About Wilfried Elmenreich

Understanding the communication networks of the future.

Three PhD Positions on Technical Sciences at Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt

The Institute of Networked and Embedded Systems at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria, has three openings for researchers (PhD student) on the topics of – software engineering of swarm systems – system testing and fault diagnosis – embedded communication protocols. … Continue reading

Posted in Embedded Software, Hardware, Protocols, Real-Time Networks, Self-Organizing Systems, Simulation | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Applying Kapton Foil Without Bubbles – The Wet Method

Kapton is a polyimide film wich can withstand a wide range of possible temperatures from -269°C to 350°C. Therefore, it is an optimal material to cover the printing bed of a 3D printer. You might have seen the thin yellow … Continue reading

Posted in Hardware | Tagged | Leave a comment

Programming the Arduino Pro from a PC

I admit, programming the Arduino Pro from a PC is no rocket science, however it is always useful to have a tutorial at hand that shows the steps how it is done. Therefore, I would like to share the experiences … Continue reading

Posted in Embedded Software, Hardware, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

ROBOTICS 48h Game Jam in Klagenfurt

ROBOTICS 48h Game Jam Topic “Rehabilitation Robotics” November 23-25, 2016 15:30-19:00 organized by JOANNEUM RESEARCH ROBOTICS, Klagenfurt Game jam takes place in Lakeside B07, 9020 Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt DESCRIPTION As part of this year’s European Robotics Week, ROBOTICS is hosting a … Continue reading

Posted in Embedded Software, Robotics, Software | Tagged , | Leave a comment

JProwler – A simple Wireless Network Simulator in Java

When I was a visiting researcher at the Institute of Software Integrated Systems at Vanderbuilt University in 2005, I learnt about a Wireless Network Simulator named JProwler. JProwler evolved from a simulator named PROWLER, short for Probabilistc Wireless Network Simulator. … Continue reading

Posted in Protocols, Simulation, Wireless Networks | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Making and Programming 3D-Printed Robots is a webpage offering 3D-printable designs and control software for small 3D-printable robots. By building robots from the Make Club webpage one can learn the skills to design and construct own robots. Definitely worth a visit!

Posted in Hardware, Robotics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

3D Modeling and Printing

3D modeling and printing can be easy if you have the right tools and programs. My experiences with the free Sketch Up Make and the Makerbot Replicator 5G printer are quite positive. Getting started with 3D modeling: Download and install Sketch Up Make … Continue reading

Posted in Hardware, Tools | Tagged , , | Leave a comment