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4: Evaluation of Debugger on Arduino IDE V2.0.4, By Aubrey Kagan

REFERENCES
[1] Debugging with the Arduino IDE 2.0: https://docs.arduino.cc/software/ide-v2/tutorials/ide-v2-debugger
[2] Installing the SAMD21 core for MKR boards: https://docs.arduino.cc/software/ide-v1/tutorials/getting-started/cores/arduino-samd
[3] Arduino Zero: https://store-usa.arduino.cc/products/arduino-zero
[4] List author’s MCU blogs, with links: http://bit.ly/2m26MJB
[5] List of author’s writings on Using Microsoft Excel in Electronics, with links: http://bit.ly/2mv8W0z

RESOURCES
Arduino | www.arduino.cc

Code and Supporting Files


12: Watchdogs in Embedded Linux: For More Robust Solutions, By Pedro Bertoleti

REFERENCES
[1] How to flash a Raspberry Pi OS image to a micro-SD card: https://www.raspberrypi.com/software/
[2] How to access Raspberry Pi via SSH: https://www.makeuseof.com/how-to-ssh-into-raspberry-pi-remote/
[3] Guide to correctly compiling and uploading kernel to Raspberry Pi: https://www.raspberrypi.com/documentation/computers/linux_kernel.html

SOURCES
Website:https://manpages.debian.org/jessie/systemd/systemd-system.conf.5.en.html#:~:text=ShutdownWatchdogSec%3D%20may%20be%20used%20to,clean%20reboot%20attempt%20times%20out
Website: https://linuxhint.com/linux-kernel-watchdog-explained/
Website: https://0pointer.de/blog/projects/watchdog.html
Website: https://cateee.net/lkddb/web-lkddb/WATCHDOG.html
Website: https://www.kernelconfig.io/config_watchdog
Website: https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/watchdog/watchdog-parameters.html
Website: https://how-to.fandom.com/wiki/How_to_configure_the_Linux_kernel/drivers/char/watchdog
Website: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/cleitonbue no_linux-embarcado-mais-resiliente-activity-6892121346998882304-FVXA

RESOURCES
Embarcados | www.embarcados.com.br


16: Prototype AI Apps with SenseCAP K1100: Part 2: Dog Detection and Deterrence, By Raul Alvarez-Torrico

REFERENCES
[1] Raul Alvarez Torrico, “Prototype AI Apps with SenseCAP K1100 (Part 1: Model Training and Deployment).” Circuit Cellar 395, June, 2023.
[2] Train and Deploy Your Own AI Model Into Grove – Vision AI, https://wiki.seeedstudio.com/Vision_AI_with_Customizable_Models/
[3] Roboflow’s “Universe” website: https://universe.roboflow.com/

SOURCES
Launch: Cloning Images from Open Source Datasets
https://blog.roboflow.com/use-open-source-computer-vision-datasets/

Dog Detection SenseCAP Dataset
https://universe.roboflow.com/dogdetection/dog-detection-sensecap

Arduino Audio Tools Library
https://github.com/pschatzmann/arduino-audio-tools

A MP3 and AAC Decoder Using Helix
https://github.com/pschatzmann/arduino-libhelix

Installing the ESP32 Board in Arduino IDE (Windows, Mac OS X, Linux)
https://randomnerdtutorials.com/installing-the-esp32-board-in-arduino-ide-windows-instructions/

Seeed Studio – SenseCraft
https://github.com/Seeed-Studio/SenseCraft

What is Mean Average Precision (mAP) in Object Detection?
https://blog.roboflow.com/mean-average-precision/

Best Fitness
https://github.com/ultralytics/yolov5/issues/582#issuecomment-667232293

RESOURCES
Arduino | arduino.cc
DFRobot | www.dfrobot.com
Espressif Systems | www.espressif.com
Roboflow | www.roboflow.com
Seeed Studio | www.seeedstudio.com
Ultralytics | ultralytics.com

Code and Supporting Files


24: TECHNOLOGY FEATURE: Drone Development and Usage, By Michael Lynes

REFERENCES
[1] Drone History—University of Albany: https://www.albany.edu/~hk923418/dronehistory-external.html
[2] Imperial War Museum – Short History of Drones: https://www.iwm.org.uk/history/a-brief-history-of-drones
[3] Consortiq Consulting – A Not-so-short-history of UAV: https://consortiq.com/uas-resources/short-history-unmanned-aerial-vehicles-uavs
[4] MDPI website: Investigation of Autonomous Multi-UAV Systems for Target Detection in Distributed Environment: Current Developments and Open Challenges – https://www.mdpi.com/2504-446X/7/4/263
[5] Wikipedia:UAV – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unmanned_aerial_vehicle
[6] Ebrary: A Historical Overview of Drone and UAV Technologies: https://ebrary.net/182376/health/needs
[7] Oscar Liang: Jargon webpage: https://oscarliang.com/fpv-dictionary/
[8] Oscar Liang: Drone DIY build webpage: https://oscarliang.com/how-to-build-fpv-drone/
[9] Force1 RC: https://force1rc.com/products/scoot-hands-free-hover-drone-red
[10] DJI: https://www.dji.com/
[11] Autel Robotics: https://www.autelrobotics.com/product/evo-ii-pro.html
[12] PC Magazine: Best Drones of 2023:  https://www.pcmag.com/lists/best-drones
[13] Allerin: Blog: https://www.allerin.com/blog/10-stunning-applications-of-drone-technology
[14] Modal AI – Drone development kits: https://www.modalai.com/pages/development-kits
[15] PX4 – Open-source Autopilot – Drone Software: https://px4.io/
[16] Chetu – Drone Software Development: https://www.chetu.com/aviation/drones.php
[17] NXP – HoverGames drone kit: https://www.nxp.com/design/designs/nxp-hovergames-drone-kit-including-rddrone-fmuk66-and-peripherals:KIT-HGDRONEK66
[18] HolyBro – Drone Dev Kits – https://holybro.com/collections/multicopter-kit/products/px4-vision-dev-kit-v1-5

SOURCES
Whitepaper: Drone Development using IoT https://www.allerin.com/white-papers/drone-development-using-iot
Photography: Airborne Studios – https://www.airborne-studios.com/about
Logistics/shipping and delivery: Amazon Prime Air – https://www.aboutamazon.com/news/transportation/amazon-prime-air-prepares-for-drone-deliveries
Mapping: Lidar USA – https://www.lidarusa.com/
Search and Rescue: DSLR Pros – https://www.dslrpros.com/sar-drones.html
Agricultural: University of Florida – https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/publication/AE565
Accessories— UAV Flight Map: https://www.uavflightmap.com/en/?gclid=Cj0KCQjwj_ajBhCqARIsAA37s0z1qz0z95s7xZ0Osw9zAunlrQoVFFrxod_To4wM0RdMP1y45QMydb4aAgKwEALw_wcB
MathWorks – AR Drone Simulink Development Kit: https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/43719-ar-drone-simulink-development-kit-v1-1
Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxrySx1m8VQ
DroneZon – Drone Newsletter: https://www.dronezon.com/latest-uavs-news-drone-uses-research-innovation/


32: DATASHEET: Application-Specific MCUs: For Niche Embedded System Solutions, By Sam Wallace

Datasheet URLs:
Analog Devices MAX32660: https://www.analog.com/media/en/technical-documentation/data-sheets/max32660.pdf
Infineon EZ-PD CCG7D: www.infineon.com/dgdl/Infineon-CYPD7291_EZ-PD_CCG7D_Automotive_USB_Type-C_and_Buck-boost_Controller-DataSheet-v15_00-EN.pdf?fileId=8ac78c8c85ecb34701863803b0161a99
Microchip Technology PIC18F27/47/57Q84: https://ww1.microchip.com/downloads/en/DeviceDoc/PIC18F27-47-57Q84-Data-Sheet-DS40002213C.pdf
Nordic Semiconductor nRF9160: https://infocenter.nordicsemi.com/pdf/nRF9160_PS_v2.0.pdf
Nuvoton ISD91500: https://www.nuvoton.com/export/resource-files/en-us–DS_ISD91500_DataSheet_EN_Rev2.4.pdf
NXP Semiconductors MC56F80XXX: https://www.nxp.com/docs/en/data-sheet/MC56F80XXX.pdf
Renesas RA4T1 Group: https://www.renesas.com/us/en/document/dst/ra4t1-group-datasheet
ST Microelectronics SR6G7x: https://www.st.com/resource/en/data_brief/sr6g7c4.pdf
Texas Instruments TMS320F280015x: https://www.ti.com/document-viewer/tms320f2800157-q1/datasheet


36: THE MAGIC SMOKE FACTORY: Intro to Control Systems: Part 1: Meet Our Plant, By Joseph Corleto

REFERENCES
[1] ECE 486 Control Systems, Lecture 6: https://courses.engr.illinois.edu/ece486/fa2019/handbook/lec06.html
[2] Magnetic levitation system demonstration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XBkimGt3RM

RESOURCES
Espressif Systems | www.espressif.com


41: START TO FINISH: Why’s It So Hot in here?: Thermal Basics, By Stuart Ball

REFERENCES
[1] Ball, Stuart: Getting Started with Resistors: Workhorses Devices. Circuit Cellar, Issue 382, May 2022, p. 12-17.
[2] LF33 Datasheet: https://www.st.com/resource/en/datasheet/cd00000546.pdf


46: EMBEDDED IN THIN SLICES: Debugging Embedded Real-Time Systems: Strategies for Finding Bugs, By Bob Japenga

REFERENCES
[1] Balloon Pump description: https://myhealth.alberta.ca/health/pages/conditions.aspx?hwid=tx4071abc
[2] Communications of the ACM April 1997 / Vol. 40, No. 4 Marc Eisenstadt “My Hairiest Bug War Stories”: https://dl.acm.org/doi/pdf/10.1145/248448.248456
[3] Back-planning example: https://www.eventdrive.com/en/ressources/blog/backward-planning
[4] React Native – a language for developing cross platform mobile apps developed by Meta: https://reactnative.dev/


50: FROM THE BENCH: I2C User Interface (I/O): Button It Up, By Jeff Bachiochi

RESOURCES
Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Arduino | arduino.cc
Autodesk | www.autodesk.com
Bud Industries | www.budind.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
OSH Park | oshpark.com
TE Connectivity | www.te.com

Code and Supporting Files


63: TECH THE FUTURE: The Future of Embedded Code Development: Tools Best Suited For Its Unique Requirements, By Rafael Taubinger

REFERENCES
[1] 2022 Developer Survey by Stack Overflow: https://survey.stackoverflow.co/2022

RESOURCES
IAR Systems | www.iar.com

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August (issue #397) Circuit Cellar

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