Last week I got my new phone. A Samsung Galaxy 9000 with Android 2.1 (soon 2.2). So, the Openmoko Freerunner was my main phone for less than a year. I tried many different distributions on it. Namely OM2008, SHR, Hackable, Android 1.5 but the one I like most is QtMoko. The freerunner is still the […]
With my flugbuch2 and flightpred projects I had a problem for a while in the debian packages. Namely the installation froze after restarting apache2, while the installation seemed to have succeeded as the websites were accessible. When I reloaded apache instead of restarting, the installation ran through but the websites could not be found. After […]
After receiving personal messages on the arduino forum asking for the code for the Intersema pressure sensor, I paste my code here. It is based on the code from Hari Nair for the open source solar vario that I bought from him.
Today I did important progress in another toy project. It’s name is receptiongreet and you can find out more on SourceForge. Basic functionality was running today for the first time! The app starts up, reads all the face images provided in a sub directory and trains them. It then observes the area with the web […]
The plan was to build a mobile weather station with an arduino, two old windspeed sensors from the local paragliding school, a temperature sensor, a solar panel and an old cellphone. As the first part I wanted to read the anemometers. I got them for a bargain from Touch&Go. Only I couldn’t figure out how […]
Finally I got my Spectrum Analyzer to work. At first I was curious if I could use the display from an old Nokia cellphone I disassembled in conjunction with the Arduino. So I was looking for anything that could help me in doing so. Then I stumbled across Miguel A. Vallejo’s Handheld 2.4GHz Spectrum Analyzer. […]