Hey BLE developers after some months of planning and renovation we finally moved into our new home and I have again time to deal with hardware development kits and focus on HomeKit and Smarthome and Sensors and IoT and embedded systems and… and….and… Before xmas I have already ordered and unboxed the nRF52 Development kit […]
Hello everyone, as of Dec 21st a long awaited update of my recipe management app was published into the apple app store. Please take you time to read trough the news page for what has been added in v1.2.2: http://www.letscook.mobi/news.html Thanks for reading Michael
Hello everyone, after ages I published another article in the proceeding of the XII Usability Day in Dornbirn Austria: Kroll M., Schmidt-Weitmann S., Zecchino W., Otto U., Meienberger B., Brockes C. LILA – Long Independent Living Assistant in: Beiträge zum Usability Day XII, Assistenztechnik für betreutes Wohnen 16. Mai 2014 ISBN 978-3-89967-943-4 The article gives […]
Hello everyone, Bluegiga has released another SDK which supports OTA firmware upgrades. In v 1.2.2 of their SDK Bluegiga optimised the OTA procedure so I just digged into the Application Note “Implementing OTA Firmware upgrade”. After some issues on iOS and not knowing exactly how to deal with the “write without response” characteristics, I implemented […]
Hello everyone, since the BLE-Shield v2.0.0 availability on http://www.seeedstudio.com is imminent, I described how to update the BLE-Shield v2.0.0 firmware to act as an iBeacon and back to the original BLE-Shield v2.0.0 firmware. The update procedure has been added to the BLE-Shield v2.0.0 description: http://www.mkroll.mobi/?page_id=1124 Please let me know if you encounter any issues by writing […]
Hello everyone, a few weeks ago I found a 2.7 Inch e-Paper Display provided by Embedded Artists: http://www.embeddedartists.com/products/displays/lcd_27_epaper.php. It supports Arduino and is cheap EUR29 compared to other solutions in that size available in the web. When I hook i up to an Arduino UNO R3 it looks like this, which is described in their document […]
Hello everyone, I’m happy to announce that the BLE-Shield Kickstarter was finished with the shipment of the second batch. We have posted the final update on Kickstarter which you can read here: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rowdyrobot/arduino-ble-shield-connecting-the-ios-and-the-ardu/posts Again I wanted to thank all backers who made this project possible. See you on the next project maybe, Michael.
Hello guys, finally I managed to get the BLE-Shield, teamed up with Jonathan Prevo and Don Mallicot again. See the following link to get to the Kickstarter Project: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/rowdyrobot/arduino-ble-shield-connecting-the-ios-and-the-ardu I decided to startover on Kickstarter, since the initial poll I made to get an estimate how many people are interested in a shield, showed me […]