Home Automation with Raspberry Pi, Z-Wave devices and Domoticz

Home automation is something that has only recently become widely available and, as all new things, it is trying to develop in many different directions. As it does, manufacturers of home automation devices are trying to create standards to help ensure that … Continue reading

Building an 8x8x8 LED Cube – The Driving Circuit

In this article we are going to take a detailed look at how to build the driving circuit for the 8x8x8 LED cube. In other words we are going to design and analyze the circuit which translates the signals coming … Continue reading

Building an 8x8x8 LED Cube – Introduction

What is an LED cube? An LED cube is exactly what the name suggests: LEDs arranged in the form of a cube. Why is that good? Because you can run very nice 3D animations on it! It basically acts as … Continue reading

Raspberry Pi Binary LED Clock

Binary clocks show the time in an unconventional format. They display the hours, minutes and sometimes even seconds as numbers represented in the binary numeral system. Binary clocks and binary watches have grown quite popular today. More and more people … Continue reading

A few thoughts about today’s single-board micro computers

Let us talk a little bit about today’s single-board micro computers (micro PCs). What I’m referring to are very small single-board computers, comparable in size with a credit card, with a relatively low power consumption. They are usually fan-less and have no other … Continue reading