Smart Bronco: Choosing ensors for the Real World

https://youtu.be/D7cOr1s6CeI Going from proof-of-concept to prototype, aka my single 1988 Ford Bronco II, offers up some challenges. Rather than using Seeed Grove to prototype temperature using a simple generic temperature and humidity sensor (the DHT11, if anyone is asking), I need to figure out how to read the coolant temperature from the engine block of [...]

By |2018-12-05T13:59:50+00:00December 5th, 2018|IoT, Smart Bronco|

Smart Bronco: Prototyping Measuring Coolant Temperature

So while I was figuring out how to get my application approved for the Microsoft Store, I decided to move forward with actually writing some code. Eventually I want to read the temperature in the Bronco, but before I get there I wanted to just test out reading temperature at all.

By |2018-11-29T00:55:58+00:00November 14th, 2018|Smart Bronco|

Microsoft Reject My App Store Submission

Being rejected is difficult. When I submitted my Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application to the Microsoft Store, I had no reason to think it would not pass with flying colors. I followed their checklist. I checked all the appropriate boxes, dotted all the t's and crossed all the i's.

By |2018-11-29T00:57:24+00:00November 2nd, 2018|Smart Bronco|

Smart Bronco Project Announcement

Over the course of the next few months, I am planning on taking my 1988 Ford Bronco II and making it a little more smart and a little more connected, thanks to the power of the Internet of Things. I plan on using this cruddy old truck to experiment and learn about IoT

By |2018-11-29T13:13:36+00:00September 4th, 2018|IoT, Project, Smart Bronco|

IoT And Monsters

As we all know, the world of Monsters Inc. is real, and after Pixar broke the story, our lives (us monsters and you humans) have been intertwined ever since. Here, I give a talk about how I, an employee of Monsters Inc., helped create the next generation of laughter-capturing technology using a Raspberry Pi.

By |2018-11-29T13:15:33+00:00March 8th, 2018|Project|