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I2C Protocol (2-Wire Interface) in a nut shell

The I2C protocol also known as the two wire interface is a simple serial communication protocol that uses just two pins of a microcontroller namely SCL (serial clock) and SDA (serial data). This is a very popular protocol that can be used to address a large number of slave devices...

May 13, 2013

Beagle Bone a look from outside

The Beagle Bone is a pocket sized computer with Arm cortex A8 processor running a striped down version of angstrom Linux. Beagle Bone is much costlier than the popular counterpart Raspberry Pi, but has many advantages when compared to it. The reason I got the Beagle Bone was because the...

May 10, 2013

DIY wireless Keyboard (fun in making things yourself)

I have a TVS eGold mechanical Keyboard. I was looking at some websites that sold wireless keyboard and soon found out that they were all membrane type. I have been using the mechanical one for quiet some time now and love it so much that I can’t possibly revert back...

May 9, 2013

Make a Simple RC (Remote Controlled) Robot Car

Whether you are an engineering student building a multi terrain vehicle or an electronics hobbyist trying to impress people with your skills, making a RC robot car (wireless) is much better than the wired robot which you will have to tail while driving. This is not exactly a robotics project....

May 5, 2013

Getting started with Embedded Systems

Hey everyone, I have planned to document all the small electronics related projects that I do in my free time so that it would be of some use to all the beginners of the same interest as mine. I will try my level best to post the most optimized content...

May 3, 2013

Shaastra 2013 Nights on the streets (Jan'13)

Shaastra is an annual tech fest conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai. There are events and workshops for almost all streams of Engineering and I love their Robotics events, the most. The robotics event conducted by them is “The mother of all the robotics event in the county” -...

May 1, 2013

How to use gmail form terminal (Linux)

Great news!! Gmail, our favorite mail service can be accessed from the command line!! Now you can access your favorite mail service - gmail - form a terminal in a Linux system with a command line interface. People may wonder why anyone would want to use gmail from the command...

Apr 25, 2013

Working with git from a Linux machine

After a long struggle I managed to learn the basics of working with git and use it effectively for the sake of code sharing and team work. I will document the steps for my own reference and to help others facing similar problems Create a repository Creating a git repository...

Apr 24, 2013

Yet another Hello World?

There is always a convention, and I don’t plan on violating any today. #include <stdio.h> void main() { printf "Hello World\n"; return 0; } There you go! the age old thing to start off anything with - a hello world. Welcome to EmbedJournal, a tech blog on embedded systems, Linux,...

Apr 21, 2013