Archive For The “Virtual” Category

Android-Arduino linkup

By | May 13, 2011

Been a bit quiet on here recently, so here’s something interesting – Google have released an Android Open Accessory SDK for Android 3.1 and 2.3.4. It will allow USB devices to talk to your phone or tablet and the test implementation is based on an Arduino Mega (with a USB host shield). Kind of topsy-turvy […]

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Game of Life, on Canvas

By | February 21, 2011

There are several ways to show generated graphical content on web pages. Macromedia’s Adobe’s Flash has been threatening ubiquity for years, while open alternatives like SVG have not yet really found their stride (although Inkscape is nifty!). Microsoft’s Silverlight is under rapid development, although people seem generally wary of it and cross-platform support is weak. […]

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An experiment in CSS

By | February 11, 2011

It’s surprising how much you can do with CSS these days. If you ignore IE < 9 anyway. One thing and another led to this HTC Desire in CSS3.

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Smart Fishtank

By | February 8, 2011

‘Palantir’ is our project to develop an Internet of Things enabled aquarium equipment monitor. It connects a series of temperature, pressure and various other sensors to an WiFi enabled Arduino. The resulting data is forwarded to a remote server for processing, management and storage, with interfacing to the web and an Android app (with hopefully […]

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