This discussion will explore the overlapping voices that say they speak for the end users of products, who should you listen to? Why should you put what you hear at the top of your specifications? There are many demands on design outcomes, many documented and understood, some even written in law. Curiously those that are [...]
The objective of PlantScan is to monitor and compare individual plants via imaging systems to select those most efficient at photosynthesis. It’s using modern technology to ‘naturally select’ as an alternative to GM and because food crop yields are increasing at only 2% annually whereas the globe needs to produce 50% more food by 2050 [...]
The analysis and design of an exoskeleton arm with a non captive rotary joint. I looked at the range or motion for different exoskeleton configurations and based on my analysis, designed an elbow and rotary shoulder joint to prevent any restrictions to the user’s normal range of motion.
My experience with “Intelligent Distributed Test Systems” in the Medical Device Industry – using NI PXI, CVS, LabView & TestStand.
My experience with PLCs and what I’ve learned about them, and why I like Omron over Allen-Bradley systems.
Making waterproof prototypes: Pattern making, moulding, and encapsulation of PCBs.
Building embedded web server and TCP/IP applications on Lantronix Matchport AR module.
Practical RF circuit design: the challenges, techniques and pitfalls to avoid.
Code documentation using Doxygen for embedded firmware and C# applications.