Electronics has always been my passion remains one of the core parts of what I do. Over the years software has played an ever increasing part of this work and these both now form the bulk of the work I have done and continue to do.
One of my clients wanted to offer a simple low cost inspection system to one of their end users. A traditional low cost inspection system would cost several thousands of pounds, they were aiming at several hundred, what about using a tablet?
The next phase has been completed, we are now collecting multiple temperature points from around the home, logging them to a MySQL server and have a basic web page to view the results.
Here are some of the things I have been involved with over the years…. Along time ago in some workshops not so far away….. Injection moulded parts The complete system One of the larger parts! The large part with all the scribbles on is one of the largest parts we made an inspection system for. …
Did you know that when you walk in to many high street stores and shopping centres (malls) there is a good chance you are being anonymously counted? I previously worked for one of the pioneers in footfall counting SPSL, now part of Ipsos.
I have been dabbling in the ‘Internet of Things’ for a while and have finally decided to monitor some ‘things’ around home. I looked around at several off the shelf items as well as a few DIY type offerings (i.e. Open Energy Monitor) but found them to be to exclusive, to expensive, to power hungry, …
I was recently asked to design a unit to replace a standard PLC that had reached the limitations of its capabilities. The PLC is part of a bespoke system for food package inspection that fits in to a production line.