Multiplexing: Doing more with less. // Technology

Multiplexing was first used in the 1870s, but what is it and how is it used? What are the various types of multiplexing? What about keyboard matrices and Charlieplexing? Continue reading Multiplexing: Doing more with less. // Technology

What is I2C? How does it work? // Technology

What is I2C? How does it work? This is another QuickBits video giving you a brief overview of how I2C works. Continue reading What is I2C? How does it work? // Technology

What is LoRa? // Technology

This QuickBits video I’ll be taking a look at what LoRa is and why it’s becoming so popular. Continue reading What is LoRa? // Technology

What Is MQTT? // Technology

In this QuickBits episode we’ll be seeing why MQTT was invented, what it is, how it works and why it’s so popular with FaceBook, Amazon and Makers alike. Continue reading What Is MQTT? // Technology

LoRa on batteries: How long does it last? // Technology

LoRa is the best thing since sliced bread, but how long can it last on battery? Is this new long range technology just a massive current drain? Find out in this video. Continue reading LoRa on batteries: How long does it last? // Technology

Blockchain: Why is it great for IoT Makers? // Technology

What is Blockchain? What is Ethereum? Why is this important for the Maker? How can it replace some of the IoT architecture?
In this video I’ll be taking you through the basics of Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Ethereum and how it can help the Maker. Continue reading Blockchain: Why is it great for IoT Makers? // Technology

Accelerometer Physics: Choosing the right one // Technology

There are many accelerometer options for the Maker. Find out how to choose the right one for your project in Part 2 of the motion tracking series. Continue reading Accelerometer Physics: Choosing the right one // Technology

Accelerometer Physics: How does it work? // Technology

Accelerometers are used everywhere, but how do they work? Find out in the first part of a series taking a look at the physics of motion tracking devices. Continue reading Accelerometer Physics: How does it work? // Technology