Build wirelessly to Android using Unity

I’ve been working on some Android application in Unity lately and with just two USB ports on my MacBook, it is annoying to remove the mouse and keyboard to plug in my Android device when building. But this can also be done wirelessly using adb On Mac it is really easy to to get up … 

 

Using NeoPixels with Fadecandy

Recently I have been tasked to create a small guide for using the NeoPixels together with the Fadecandy controller. We are going to use a single 8×8 NeoPixel board and a single Fadecandy controller. Components We are going to use very few components: 1x Adafruit NeoPixel 8×8 1x Fadecandy 4x Jumper cables (male to male) … 

 

Levenshtein Distance in C++

When working with strings in programming, I’ve often had to compare them to other strings in order to find the same string. This is pretty simple using things like = or strcmp, but if the two strings are not 100% the same, but maybe have one letter different, a problem arise. When working on my … 

 

Programming the TelosB

Previous installation guide can be found here: drudoo.com USB connection It is pretty hard to debug on the TelosB since it doesn’t have a native interface to read debug messages. It is possible to use the LED’s but they don’t show much. The TelosB has three LED’s and can only turn on or off, so … 

 

Getting TinyOS to work on Linux using TelosB

This guide is mainly written for myself to remember it and as a help for CpE 664 students at WVU. This guide is based on TinyOS – Automatic Installation and Eric Decker’s installation guide. First download Virtual Box (Mac/Win), Parallels (Mac) or VMware Fusion (Mac) and install Ubuntu or any other Debian based Linux distro. … 

 

3D Printed RGB Lamp

It is way overdue for me to write a little bit about this project. After getting access to a couple of 3D printers I wanted make something with the MicroView Arduino. I went on Thingiverse and downloaded the stl for a lamp (link) and printed it using a Makerbot (the shade) and an ultimaker 2 … 

 

A Day with the Myo

I’ve been playing around with the Myo armband from Thalmic Labs for some time, so I decided to use it for a day to see how it was with continued use. Morning After a run I took it on around 9am and started to use it for music control. The controls works very nice when … 

 

Playing with the Point Cloud Library

Point Cloud Library, often abbreviated PCL, is an open source library for converting point clouds into meshes. I’ve been working with this library for the past six months in order to reconstruct structures based on drone footage. It hasn’t been the easiest thing to setup PCL on my MacBook but when I got it working … 

 

Finding out why mdworker is running crazy

From time to time mdworker on my Mac seems to be running wild. I know it is related to Spotlight but it sometimes it would be nice to see what is actually causing mdworker to run to much. Looking at the documentation for fs_usage it looks like the best command for checking file activity. fs_usage … 

 

WordPress messing with my posts

Not sure why, but WordPress keeps messing with my posts and deletes the content. Looks like a few posts are empty at the moment. I’m going to fix that as soon as possible.