Don Wilcher

Don is a passionate teacher of electronics technology and an electrical engineer with 26 years of industrial experience. He has worked on industrial robotics systems, automotive electronic modules and systems, and embedded wireless controls for small consumer appliances. He's currently developing 21st century educational products focusing on the Internet of Things for makers, engineers, technicians, and educators. He is also a Certified Electronics Technician with ETA International and a book author.

May 26 – Day 5: IR Circuit Interfacing

Handheld IR (Infrared) remotes are common wireless controls used to operate cable boxes, TVs, and electronic toys. In this session you will learn how to prototype concept IR control circuits to be interface with microcontrollers. The littleBits IR sensor and latch electronic modules along with an...
May 26, 2017 - 2:00pm EDT

May 25 – Day 4: BLE Basics with the Arduino 101

Bluetooth allows short range communication between electronic devices. BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) reduces power consumption of 3.3V battery powered devices during data transmission events. The Arduino 101 provides a BLE chip allowing concept short range communication devices to be prototype rapidly...
May 25, 2017 - 2:00pm EDT

May 24 – Day 3: NFC/RFID Controller

The PN532 is the most popular NFC (Near Field Communication) IC used in today’s smartphones and PoS (Point of Sale) readers. In this session you will learn about NFC/RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) technology and how to interface the PN532 to an Arduino. The hands-on project will explore...
May 24, 2017 - 2:00pm EDT

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