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How to start in Python with Yoctopuce modules

By martinm, in For the beginners and Programming, march 24,2017.

This week, we explain to people using Yoctopuce modules for the first time how to manage them with a Python program through a relatively simple but realistic example. Obviously, we assume that the said people have at least some idea of Python programming, but we explain everything else in details.

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New ! The Yocto-RangeFinder

By mvuilleu, in New stuff and Measures, march 17,2017.

We are adding today a new product to our family of position sensors: the Yocto-RangeFinder. It is a kind of intermediate between the low-cost Yocto-Proximity and a precise but expensive laser rangefinder. So let's see how much you can expect from this new piece of hardware...

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Neopixel, Android TV and mood lights

By seb, in Android, march 10,2017.

This week, we decided to create an Android TV application which displays pictures and adjusts the room lighting depending on the displayed picture. This application isn't designed to compete with Philips' Ambilight, but simply change the hue of the room lighting depending on the dominant color of the picture, to create a "cosy" atmosphere.

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Tips for using the Yocto-3D-V2

By mvuilleu, in Misc, march 03,2017.

We publish today a new firmware for the Yocto-3D-V2 with a few improvements but especially a fix for a bug on magnetic orientation. This is the perfect opportunity to remind you of some essential information to make the most of this module.

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How to copy contacts from one SIM card to another

By martinm, in Misc, february 27,2017.

This is based on a true story. Imagine that you have to move your contacts from one SIM card to another. There is an app for this, isn't it? That is... unless your phone is not a smartphone, but an old mobile phone made by a small Finish company that has been taken over by a software editor a few years ago. Unfortunately the new owner company has decided to support only the very latest models. There isn't any official software available to retrieve your contacts on this phone anymore. So you are getting ready to copy all your contacts by hand, one by one... But wait a minute...

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