Talk Like An Engineer

Talk Like An Engineer

We all know one and rely on them in our time of need. Yet for all of their creativity, practicality and value an engineer will default to tech talk faster than a short circuit. We will never be able to fully understand them, but here’s a few pointers as to what...
LED Heart-Rate Monitoring

LED Heart-Rate Monitoring

The 80’s brought us many memorable things from Atari’s to Sony Walkman’s. One of our favorites though was from Polar Electro, or Polar, which was the first wireless EKG heart rate monitor developed for the Finnish National Cross-Country Ski Team. Although very cool...
What is Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

What is Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)

What is Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) A little trivia for you: Bluetooth was actually named after a Viking, King Harald “Bluetooth” Gormsson who become famous for uniting the kingdoms of Denmark and Norway way back in 970AD. He had absolutely nothing to do...
Talk like an Engineer

Talk like an Engineer

Talk like an Engineer We all know one and rely on them in our time of need. Yet for all of their creativity, practicality and value an engineer will default to tech talk faster than a short circuit. We will never be able to fully understand them, but here’s a...
Design Tool Platforms

Design Tool Platforms

Design Tool Platforms There are lots of different design tool platforms in use today: Eagle, Autocad, Altium, PADS, Solidworks and Fusion being the most popular.. Our personal favorites, from a cost and flexibility standpoint, are Eagle for Electronics and Fusion for...