IOTCompass

The project was devised to take advantages of the features that were available on the Azure Sphere board, namely the GPIO and UART. For more details of the electronics, see Element14. As the project stalled due to the immaturity of the SDK at the time, it was shifted over to an Arduino MKR board and written up as the Getting your bearings project for Diyode magazine. The compass also formed the central topic of a talk about the Joy of Making given to the Microsoft Garage in Prague.

Compass Project

Compass Project

My latest project has just been published in DIYODE Magazine #19. I took the work I had done on the Azure Sphere based IOT Compass and ported it over to the Arduino MKR1000. There was a couple of reasons for

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Fillets and bitbanging

Fillets and bitbanging

This week there’s been some more work on the IOTCompass project. I realised that the GPS and Compass module actually had two connectors. A serial on for the GPS functioality and a separate I2C based compass module. The SDK for

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IOT Compass

IOT Compass

A project I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks is the IOT Compass. It’s mostly software and electronics so I’ve been writing my build up on the Element14 community and posting the code on Github.  The idea

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