Designed electronics for an automotive lockbox with Bluetooth communication to a Smartphone, Cellular communication, and GPS for position location and tracking.
Designed the electronics and firmware for a motorized surfboard. Design consisted of an on-board Nordic CPU to communicate with a Battery Management System, and a 3-phase Motor controller module. Hand held device also contains a Nordic CPU with E-ink display.
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There is a movement today to improve productivity and the work environment for employees using a uniquely different approach to management. One of the most visible of these is “Zappos” (See www.zappos.com), the shoe sales company. In this approach, the organization chart is essentially eliminated, making it “Super Flat”. This, in some ways, is an […]
Building websites has changed a lot in the last 10 years. In the past, websites were primarily informational, ran off in-house hardware, and required hiring an IT specialist to maintain. Today, websites have replaced entire desktop applications, and allow you to store all of your data in the cloud. Cloud services provide software we used […]
Wearable fitness devices are influencing today’s medical devices that target clinical and everyday applications. Some of the innovation involves new modalities of measurement: for example an iPhone that analyzes your eyeball to determine blood pressure. But fundamentally the challenge has shifted from determining how to make accurate and precise measurements to how to enable a […]
In his presentation, “Blockchain and the Internet of Things,” David Snyder explained how the Blockchain technology works and how it is being adopted for a variety of IoT use cases. For example, distributed ledgers containing time-stamped, immutable records of device configurations and data generated by IoT devices. Also, enabling devices to interact and transact at […]
Featured Consultant Robert Lamkin, Certified Professional Consultant Robert Lamkin is President of Trailblazer Design LLC. Robert is a member of the PATCA Board of Directors. Trailblazer Design provides custom electronic product development services. Available services are product definition, electronic system design, custom electronic hardware design, circuit modeling, printed circuit board development, embedded software, firmware, design […]
This month Brian A. Berg, Senior Certified Professional Consultant of Berg Software Design is PATCA’s featured consultant. He has been consulting for 36 years, and has been a PATCA member for 35 of those years. His specialty is hardware and software in the storage industry, and his skills have progressed through various technologies in that arena including […]