Tag Archives: embedded systems

TSL2561 light sensor with STM32F4

The TSL2561 is a sensor that measures the light-intensity and transforms it to a 16-bit resolution digital value. There are two photodiodes on the sensor, one to sense the light intensity plus infrared light and a second one to measure … Continue reading

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STM32F4 with ERIKA Enterprise RTOS OSEK

Erika Enterprise is an open source OSEK compliant real time operating system (RTOS) that support the STM32F4-Discovery controller. There is a eclipse tool chain integration available, so it is possible to develop software directly in this IDE. Combined with the GNU … Continue reading

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Xbox360 controller C integration

Today I have written some simple example code to integrate a Xbox360 controller into a C-based program. It reads the values of the controller axis and the buttons and displays them on the screen. The following picture shows the output … Continue reading

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STM32F4 controlled omnidirectional mecanum robot with odometry

In the last months I worked on a new project based on an ARM STM32F4 controller. The goal was to implement a software to control a robot with mecanum wheels (also called swedish wheels). These wheels are very special, because … Continue reading

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Yakindu Statechart Tools Arduino Integration

The Yakindu Statechart Tools are predestined to describe behaviour for a system and afterwards generate code. The output code could be Java, C or C++. We would like to use the code generator in the context of embedded systems and so … Continue reading

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