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Useful Books for Reference

Jun 6, 2014

Books are an invaluable source of information. Listed below are some books that we feel, will help you understand the basic concepts behind embedded systems, robotics, and basic electronics. Check if you have come across some of these books and leave a comment if I have missed some good books....

Serial Ports are dead? Think again!

May 30, 2014

Your Desktop-PC doesn’t have a Serial Port in the back side? Don’t be so sure of it. If you can’t see it, doesn’t mean it ain’t there! All you have to do is look properly. If you are a full-time laptop user, stop right here! This article is of no...

Got the GPS and GSM Modules delivered!!

Jun 7, 2013

I had always wanted to interface something other than the conventional embedded devices in the market. That’s when I laid my eyes on the GSM module. So I have worked with many embedded peripherals but nothing as big and promising as the GSM module. For some reasons I could never...

Which is the best EDA tool?

May 17, 2013

If you haven’t locked yourself in a cave for a couple of years, you would have easily come across this question several times when you went through electronics forums and the discussions in Facebook pages. This is one question that has been directed at me for a very long time...

DIY wireless Keyboard (fun in making things yourself)

May 9, 2013

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...

Getting started with Embedded Systems

May 3, 2013

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...

Shaastra 2013 Nights on the streets (Jan'13)

May 1, 2013

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” -...

Yet another Hello World?

Apr 21, 2013

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,...