Fred Eady

Fred Eady is the owner of EDTP Electronics, which was established in 1988 following the publication of his first magazine article. Since the formation of EDTP Electronics, Fred has written thousands of magazine articles. He has written for all of the major electronic magazines, including Radio Electronics, Electronics Now, Nuts and Volts, Servo, MicroComputer Journal, and Circuit Cellar. To date, he has authored four books and contributed to a fifth. He currently works as a PIC microcontroller consultant and is a Microchip Authorized Design Partner. Fred also authors monthly columns in Nuts and Volts and Servo magazines. His customers include machine shops, specialty startup companies, medical machine manufacturers, coin-operated device businesses, and various other research and development companies. He has a very close working relationship with Microchip Technology, the manufacturer of PIC microcontrollers, and has taught Ethernet and WiFi classes at Microchip's annual Masters Conference.

January 31 - Day 5 – Digi XBee Wi-Fi On Your Phone

The final lecture in this series will consist of an application based on a XBee Wi-Fi module. If you have followed my chain of lectures, you know that I like to do things with cell phones. So, we’re going to assemble an application that involves interfacing an XBee Wi-Fi module with your phone.
January 31, 2020 - 2:00pm EST

January 30 - Day 4 - DigiMesh Primer

The object of today’s lecture is to introduce you to an easy to use mesh network implementation. DigiMesh is a proprietary wireless mesh networking topology developed by Digi’s RF engineering experts which allows for time synchronized sleeping nodes and low-power operation. Unlike ZigBee, DigiMesh...
January 30, 2020 - 2:00pm EST

January 27 - Day 1 – XBee Tool Box

The lecture series will begin with an examination of the available XBee development tools. Development tools provided by Digi will be utilized to configure and exercise various XBee radio modules. Development tools that are useful in XBee development but not offered as “official” Digi development...
January 27, 2020 - 2:00pm EST

October 25 – Day 5 – MQTT Primer

The final lecture in this series will consist of an application based on MQTT, which rides on TCP/IP. MQTT is a Client Server publish/subscribe messaging transport protocol that lends itself well to IoT devices. In this final installment, we’re going to put MQTT on your phone.
October 25, 2019 - 2:00pm EDT

October 23 – Day 3 – TCP/IP in a Can

WIZnet offers a number of Ethernet devices that are backed up by a hardwired TCP/IP stack. Today’s discussion will entail interfacing WIZnet modules to Microchip PIC and STM32 ARM microcontrollers.
October 23, 2019 - 2:00pm EDT

October 21 – Day 1 – TCP/IP Fundamentals

The lecture series will begin by defining the elements that make up TCP/IP. The knowledge gained from our study of basic TCP/IP operations and concepts will be supported with the realization of an ENC28J60-enabled IoT device.
October 21, 2019 - 2:00pm EDT


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