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August (issue #361) Circuit Cellar

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p.6: Writing MAVSDK/PX4 Drone Applications: Autonomous Flying Fun, By Raul Alvarez-Torrico

[3] PX4 Support (Slack and Discuss)


PX4 SITL simulation

Development Environment Installation

Getting started with MAVSDK-Python

MAVSDK-Python: easy asyncio

PX4 platform


PX4 Support (Slack and Discuss)

Local Tangent Plane Coordinates (NED Coordinate System)

Speed Up Your Python Program With Concurrency

Install Ubuntu 18.04 LTS in a VirtualBox

Ardupilot |
Dronecode |
PX4 Autopilot |
Mathworks |

p.16: EEG Error Correction Interface: Anxiety Takes Control, By Rebecca Bell, Emma Kaufman and Chloe Kuo

[1] Kirkby, Lowry & Luongo, Francisco & Lee, Morgan & Nahum, Mor & Van Vleet, Thomas & Rao,
Vikram & Dawes, Heather & Chang, Edward & Sohal, Vikaas. (2018). An
Amygdala-Hippocampus Subnetwork that Encodes Variation in Human Mood. Cell. 175. 10.1016/j.cell.2018.10.005.
[2] Muse—Meditation Made Easy. (n.d.). Muse. Retrieved February 4, 2020, from
[3] Clutterbuck, J. (n.d.). Mind Monitor. Mind Monitor. Retrieved February 4, 2020, from
[4] The Open Sound Control 1.0 Specification | (n.d.). Retrieved February 4, 2020, from
[5] Dunkels, A. (n.d.). Protothreads. Protothreads. Retrieved February 4, 2020, from       
[6] devindelfino. (2019). Devindelfino/TelekinesisCar [Python].                                                                                         
 (Original work published 2015)
[7] DelPreto, Joseph et al. “Plug-and-Play Supervisory Control Using Muscle and Brain Signals for Real-Time Gesture and Error Detection.” Robotics: Science and Systems(2018).

Video of the EEG Error Correction Interface Project:

Muse (Muse 2 Headband)

Microchip Technologies (PIC32, Microstick II)

Adafruit (Serial-USB cable)

Adafruit Industries |
InteraXon |
Microchip Technology |

p.22: Build a TV Commercial Killer: C-B-G: New Simplified Redesign, By Tommy Tyler

On the site:
search for “959231” and select “ATmega328P
Nano V3 Module Improve…”

search for “1618440” and select “KTNNKG
433MHz RF Remote Control…”

search for “1407281” and select “Geekcreit
RX480E-4 433MHz Wireless…”

search for “1149663” and select “CHUNGHOP
L181 Mini Universal…”

Digi-Key ( )parts:

P/N HM2027-ND, Hammond 1591XXBSBK
Black Box

P/N 255-1430-5-ND, Panasonic AQY210EH
Solid-State Relay

P/N 1516-1365-ND, Brightek QBL81B60D Blue
Diffused LED

P/N V1042-ND, Vector 64P44WE Punchboard

Banggood |
Chunghop |
Digi-Key |

p.30: Build a Gesture-Controlled Camera Platform: Using a PIC32 MCU, By Kunpeng Huang, Siqi Qian and Xinyi Yang



Adafruit Industries |
AMS Electronics |
Digi-Key |
Microchip Technology |
SparkFun |
STMicroelectronics |


p.38: Diverse IC Types Drive Automotive Innovations: Multi-Pronged Evolution, By Jeff Child

Cypress Semiconductor |
Infineon Technologies |
Maxim Integrated |
Microchip |
NXP Semiconductor |
Renesas Electronics America |
STMicroelectronics |
Texas Instruments |
Toshiba Electronic Devices & Storage |


p.46: Display Advances Serve Embedded Needs: Easier Integration, By Jeff Child

4D Systems |
Axiomtek |
Newhaven Display |
Noritake |
Pervasive Displays |


p.50: DATASHEET: Open-Spec SBCs: Community Computing, By Jeff Child


[1] Linuxgizmos’ 2020 New Year’s edition SBC catalog
[2] “IoT Monitoring System for Commercial Fridges”, (Circuit Cellar 344, March 2010)

Asus Foundation
Orange Pi
Raspberry Pi Foundation
Raspberry Pi Foundation

Orange Pi
Raspberry Pi
Raspberry Pi

p.54: EMBEDDED IN THIN SLICES: LoRa: (Part 6) A MachineQ Example Continued, By Bob Japenga


[2] There is a good article on Wiki about them
[3] Check out all the possibilities at

MachineQ |
Swagger |


p.58: THE DARKER SIDE: Making Heads or Tails of RMS Measurements: Your Gaussian Guide, By Robert Lacoste

Normal distribution

Gaussian function

Central limit theorem

Bean Machine

Who really discovered the Bell Curve
Robert Matthews

History of the Normal Distribution
Jenny Kenkel

The Pi-Cubed Programming Challenge – Week 9: Tossing a Coin and the Bell Curve

Teledyne Lecroy Waverunner 610Zi oscilloscope

Galton board

Scilab |
Teledyne LeCroy |


p.66: FROM THE BENCH: Build a Joystick Interface for Flight Sims: Using Trusted RC Hardware, By Jeff Bachiochi


[1] Serial Port Monitor
[2]  “USB Complete” ISBN 978-1-931448-28-4
[3] Joystick Library
[4] Flysky A8S Receiver
8CH 2.4Ghz Mini S-Bus PPM Receiver i-Bus for Flysky i4 i6 i6S i6X TM10 TM8 Transmitter
Amazon link:

Microchip Technology |

p.79: The Future of Smart Buildings: A Smarter Approach to Connected Buildings, By Stefan Berggren

u-blox |

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