Tag Archives: embedded systems

Making and Programming 3D-Printed Robots

MakerClub.org 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! Advertisements

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Autonomous Hexbug Spider

TheĀ  Hexbug Spider XL is an interesting toy – originally it comes as cheap remote-controlled robot, but at the same time it can be viewed as a cost efficient chassis to build an autonomous robot. There are two motors inside … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Eleventh Workshop on Intelligent Solutions in Embedded Systems (WISES 2013)

Embedded Systems run our cars and telephones, control production lines and aircraft systems. Meeting the strong requirements regarding the cost, safety, security, size and the power consumption require new and innovative solutions. Providing flexible and configurable systems is nowadays the … Continue reading

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9th Workshop on Software Technologies for Future Embedded and Ubiquitous Systems

9TH WORKSHOP ON SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES FOR FUTURE EMBEDDED AND UBIQUITOUS SYSTEMS (SEUS 2013) http://it.korea.ac.kr/SEUS2013/ will be held in Paderborn, Germany, during June 17th to 18th, 2013 (Tentative) SEUS 2013 will be a forum where researchers and practitioners with substantial experiences … Continue reading

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Linux as real-time system

The Open Source Automation Development Lab ran experiments on the latency of various systems running mainline Linux with real-time Kernel. They generated billions of statistical samples over more than one year of simulation time. One of the most interesting parameters … Continue reading

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Reading thousand sensors in the blink of an eye

A cyber-physical system is formed by a network of interacting sensors and actuators. With the availability of small inexpensive sensor elements, such a network may contain thousands of interacting sensors. This makes such systems a little bit similar to biological … Continue reading

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Efficiently detecting a frequency using a Goertzel filter

The Goertzel algorithm detects a specific, predetermined frequency in a signal. This can be used to analyze a sound source for the presence of a particular tone. The algorithm is simpler than an FFT and therefore a candidate for small … Continue reading

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