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Last week, I got a call from Element14 that my idea was selected for the Road-test on the PSoC 4 Pioneer kit in Smarter Life Challenge. This was a pleasant surprise for a weekend to begin. Thanks to Element14, Cypress and Cadsoft for selecting the DAS project.   Over the last two days I have tired to construct a basic plan for the development of the DAS project. It includes the possible risks in the development due to delivery delays for the kits and the materials that I am about to order. ...
New to this whole blog thing so please excuse any spelling / grammar issues.   My smarter life project idea is an intelligent house plant watering system. Initial goal is to build a system that can monitor soil moisture of my small collection of house plants and dispense water as needed. Currently that typically only gets done when I think of it which is usually after there is major wilting. The system will need to be self sufficient or at the very least be able to alert me when maintenan ...
If you like my project vote for "A Smarter Tricopter - Yuri Tikhonov"   Good day comrades! I am very glad for the opportunity to participate in a Smarter Life Challenge! The last few years, I am fond of RC models. I already have a wheeled robot, several helicopters and completely DIY micro-quadrocopter. It is time for tricopter!   So, the main features of this project are: Frame construction: Classic tricopter (weight ~0.75kg). "Heart" of tricopter: PSoC 4. BLDC ESC's with custo ...