HOME  |  NEWS  |  BLOGS  |  MESSAGES  |  FEATURES  |  VIDEOS  |  WEBINARS  |  INDUSTRIES  |  FOCUS ON FUNDAMENTALS
  |  REGISTER  |  LOGIN  |  HELP
Page 1/2  >  >>
William K.
User Rank
Platinum
Videos not playing
William K.   5/26/2012 5:34:16 PM
NO RATINGS
I have indeed found that using eplorer will allow me to play some of those videos, but after the last explorer upgrade it does not work any more. I have not looked into just why because mostly Chrome is OK  for what I do.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: "radio touch sensors"
Rob Spiegel   5/25/2012 1:15:20 PM
NO RATINGS
William K -- as for getting the video to work, I've often found that switching to a different browser can make all the difference. Seems like a lame solution, but it works on a lot of instances.

MattO
User Rank
Iron
Re: Arduino does it all
MattO   5/25/2012 4:25:47 AM
NO RATINGS
Erratum:

I stated in the video that the XKitz boards use the mTouch technology for their touch sensing. This isn't the case. Custom firmware written by XKitz is used instead.

MattO
User Rank
Iron
Re: Arduino does it all
MattO   5/24/2012 6:07:38 PM
NO RATINGS
Coupling sound tags to touch sensors is nothing new - what I aimed to do here was present an implementation using easily available off the shelf boards and an Android phone. Prior to this I have had to spin my own boards to produce multi-channel touch sensors.

Ross Tsukashima and Ha Le Cao wrote an article for the June 2006 edition of Circuit Cellar which coupled toys to touch sensors and a speech board to help teach children language.

My Arduino and Android code can be downloaded from here:

http://sites.google.com/site/hardwaremonkey/home/arduinotouch

Please note, my background is hardware, not software!

William K.
User Rank
Platinum
Re: "radio touch sensors"
William K.   5/24/2012 5:09:22 PM
NO RATINGS
I would have seen that in the video, except that for whatever reason I could not get the video to play. Sorry about that.

Announcing the button before it is pressed is indeed a very good invention. That should be a benefit to a large segment of uor populace. You have a game changing winner in hand now.

Rob Spiegel
User Rank
Blogger
Re: Not Just Visually Impaired
Rob Spiegel   5/24/2012 3:43:10 PM
NO RATINGS
Good idea, Matt. The idea of having an off swtich once the user learns how to use the system makes a lot of sense.

gsmith120
User Rank
Platinum
Arduino does it all
gsmith120   5/24/2012 5:17:44 AM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for sharing your invention. As it was stated this can be used in so many other applications.  I could see it being used in learning toys for children.  Ardunio seems to be the duck tape of electronics. Lol.  My class uses them for various types of labs, they are great.

 

gsmith120
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Not Just Visually Impaired
gsmith120   5/24/2012 5:11:22 AM
NO RATINGS
Excellent point Nancy another great use of this application.

gsmith120
User Rank
Platinum
Re: Cool Application for the Arduino
gsmith120   5/24/2012 5:08:26 AM
NO RATINGS
Getting in on Matt's reference (lol), I will have to check out your Arduino book.  It may be something I can use for my class.

MattO
User Rank
Iron
Re: "radio touch sensors"
MattO   5/23/2012 5:59:23 PM
NO RATINGS
This is exactly what the device does already. The touch sensors activate before the control is pushed, allowing the user to select the correct control before operating it. I make this clear at the start of the video.

Page 1/2  >  >>


Partner Zone
Latest Analysis
As part of a new DARPA project, Jan Scheuermann, a quadriplegic woman, was able to use neural implants to control a F-35 fighter jet in a simulator.
An app for your Android phone finds lighter materials for your design and even tells you how much each will save (or cost) you.
Italian robot maker Comau Robotics has introduced the small, quick Racer999 robot for assembly and packaging.
Using wireless chips and accessories, engineers can now extract data from the unlikeliest of places -- pumps, motors, bridges, conveyors, refineries, cooling towers, parking garages, down-hole drills and just about anything else that can benefit from monitoring.
With strong marketplace demand for qualified engineers across the board that currently outstrips the available supply, there may never be a better time for engineers and project managers to advance their careers and salaries. Whether those moves are successful in the short-term and long-term is likely to depend on how the transition from one job to the next is handled.
More:Blogs|News
Design News Webinar Series
2/25/2015 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
12/11/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
12/10/2014 8:00 a.m. California / 11:00 a.m. New York
11/19/2014 11:00 a.m. California / 2:00 p.m. New York
Quick Poll
The Continuing Education Center offers engineers an entirely new way to get the education they need to formulate next-generation solutions.
Mar 9 - 13, Implementing Motor Control Designs with MCUs and FPGAs: An Introduction and Update
SEMESTERS: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  67


Focus on Fundamentals consists of 45-minute on-line classes that cover a host of technologies. You learn without leaving the comfort of your desk. All classes are taught by subject-matter experts and all are archived. So if you can't attend live, attend at your convenience.
Learn More   |   Login   |   Archived Classes
Twitter Feed
Design News Twitter Feed
Like Us on Facebook

Sponsored Content

Technology Marketplace

Copyright © 2015 UBM Canon, A UBM company, All rights reserved. Privacy Policy | Terms of Service