In the past weeks, we wrote many theoretical posts on serious topics, so this week, we wrote something more entertaining. We modified a barbecue to monitor the cooking of a spit roast. We also took this opportunity to use our new module: the YoctoHub-GSM-2G.
How many times did you just get back from grocery shopping when you noticed that you forgot to buy an essential item, such as coffee or worse... sugar? Obviously, a pencil and a paper should theoretically protect you against this kind of mishap. But you must still not lose or forget the shopping list before you go shopping. This week, we propose a solution based on Yoctopuce modules to solve this annoying issue.
This week, we decided to build a small gadget which will undoubtedly change the course of your life. It's a small cube able to print a different "Chuck Norris" fact each time you press a button. You can even take it everywhere with you, it's wireless.
The Swiss Post is renowned for its efficiency in handling shipments within the country. Priority packages are delivered in any city, town, or village within Switzerland the day following the day of dispatch, even in remote valleys. This week, we decided to perform a small experiment to see how this service works by following the journey of a package with a YoctoHub-GSM-2G.
From time to time, people ask us if our roadmap would not include a digital USB potentiometer. The answer is no, because such product would probably be too limited to be useful. However, we can tell you how to build your own digital variable resistance, using just a few relays and resistors.
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