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p.6: Intro to Robot Operating System (ROS): Part 3: Testing the Robotic Car, By Raul Alvarez-Torrico

References:
[1] “Intro to Robot Operating System (ROS), Part 2: Build an ROS-based Robotic Car” (Circuit Cellar 369, April 2021)
[2] “Intro to Robot Operating System (ROS), Part 1: A Framework for Developing Robotics Software” (Circuit Cellar 368, March 2021)
[3] How to configure Address Reservation on TP-Link wireless router
https://www.tp-link.com/us/support/faq/182
[4] “rostopic”, http://wiki.ros.org/rostopic
[5] “Write an Object Tracking Drone Application” (Circuit Cellar 362, September, 2020)

ROS Wiki | https://wiki.ros.org

p.16: Understanding the AMBA AXI4 Spec: The Backbone Protocol, By Nishant Mittal

Reference:
[1] https://developer.arm.com/documentation/ihi0022/e

Arm Developer | https://developer.arm.com

p.20: Intelligent Post Box Uses Arduino: The SmartPostBox Project, By Andrei Florian

References:
[1] SmartPostBox GitHub page.  https://github.com/Andrei-Florian/SmartPostBox
[2] SigFox coverage map. https://www.sigfox.com/en/coverage
[3] Arduino MKR 1200 Fox board https://store.arduino.cc/usa/arduino-mkrfox1200
[4] Arduino getting started tutorial for the MKR Fox https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/MKRFox1200

Arduino | www.arduino.cc
Sigfox | www.sigfox.com

p.28: LED Backlight Technology: A Complete Overview, By Bill Cheung

References:
[1] https://www.orientdisplay.com/oled-displays
[2] https://www.orientdisplay.com/lcd-displays
[3] https://www.tokyojournal.com/component/k2/item/742-living-legend-dr-shuji-nakamura.html
[4] https://www.orientdisplay.com/lcd-displays/jazz-graphic-lcd/led-backlight
[5] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse-width_modulation
[6] https://www.3m.com/3M/en_US/industrial-manufacturing-us/display-enhancement-and-protection-films-industrial-manufacturing/display-enhancement-films
[7] https://www.orientdisplay.com/knowledge-base

Orient Display | www.orientdisplay.com

p.34: Comms and Control Tech Advances for Drones: Tech for a Connected Sky, By Jeff Child

Aetina | www.aetina.com
Ainstein | www.ainstein.ai
DJI | www.dji.com
DroneSense | www.dronesense.com
Microhard Systems | www.microhardcorp.com
Mistral Solutions | www.mistralsolutions.com
Nvidia | www.nvidia.com
Octane Wireless | www.octanewireless.com
Octopus ISR Systems | https://octopus.uavfactory.com
Qualcomm | www.qualcomm.com
Rajant | www.rajant.com
Silvus Technologies | www.silvustechnologies.com

p.42: Smart Agriculture Solutions Get Smarter: Enabling the Connected Farm, By Jeff Child

ACEINNA | www.aceinna.com
ICP Germany | www.icp-deutschland.de
Murata | www.murata.com
ON Semiconductor | www.onsemi.com
Point One Navigation | www.pointonenav.com
SPH Engineering | www.sph-engineering.com
Semtech | www.semtech.com
Sencrop | www.sencrop.com/uk
Telit | www.telit.com
Trimble Agriculture | https://agriculture.trimble.com
U-blox | www.u-blox.com

p.48: DATASHEET: 32-Bit Microcontrollers: Arm-ed for Success, By Jeff Child

Cypress Semiconductor  www.cypress.com
Infineon Technologies  www.infineon.com
Maxim Integrated  www.maximintegrated.com
Microchip Technology  www.microchip.com
Nuvoton Technology  www.nuvoton.com
NXP Semiconductors  www.nxp.com
Renesas Electronics  www.renasas.com
ST Microelectronics   www.st.com
Texas Instruments  www.ti.com

Datasheet URLs:

Cypress Semiconductor       www.cypress.com/file/501801/download

Infineon Technologies       www.infineon.com/dgdl/Infineon-Traveo_II_CYT4BF_Series-DataSheet-v01_00-EN.pdf?fileId=5546d46275b79adb0175dc8387f93228

Maxim Integrated       https://datasheets.maximintegrated.com/en/ds/MAX32665-MAX32668.pdf

Microchip Technology       www.microchip.com/en-us/products/microcontrollers-and-microprocessors/32-bit-mcus/pic32-32-bit-mcus/pic32mk#Documentation

Nuvoton Technology       www.nuvoton.com/export/resource-files/DS_M251_M252_Series_EN_Rev1.01.pdf

NXP Semiconductors       www.nxp.com/docs/en/fact-sheet/S32K3FS.pdf

Renesas Electronics       www.renesas.com/us/en/document/dst/ra6m5-group-datasheet

ST Microelectronics        www.st.com/en/microcontrollers-microprocessors/stm32wb15cc.html?icmp=tt20243_gl_pron_mar2021

Texas Instruments       www.ti.com/lit/ds/symlink/tms320f28388d.pdf

p.52: PICKING UP MIXED SIGNALS: Using ESP-NOW Protocol Part 2: Hardware Description, By Brian Millier

References:
[1] “Using ESP-NOW Protocol Part 1” Circuit Cellar 368, March 2021
[2] “Easing into the IoT Cloud – Part 1“ in Circuit Cellar 340, November 2018)
[3] “Easing into the IoT Cloud – Part 2“ in Circuit Cellar 342, January 2019)

Esp8266 and ESP32 Documentation:
https://www.espressif.com/en/support/documents/technical-documents

ESP-NOW API Documentation:
https://docs.espressif.com/projects/esp-idf/en/latest/esp32/api-reference/network/esp_now.html

ESP8266 Arduino Core Library:
https://github.com/esp8266/Arduino

ESP32 Arduino Core Library:
https://github.com/espressif/arduino-esp32

Online IOT Battery Life Calculator:
http://www.of-things.de/battery-life-calculator.php

Microchip MCP79401 Real Time Clock Chip:
https://www.microchip.com/wwwproducts/en/MCP79401

Microchip (Micrel) MIC5323 LDO with Enable Line:
https://www.microchip.com/wwwproducts/en/MIC5323

MikroElektronika ConnectEVE TFT display:
https://www.mikroe.com/connect-eve-board

AM2320 Humidity/Temperature Sensor:
https://www.adafruit.com/product/3721

ESP8266 ESP-NOW Power Consumption- YouTube Video:

Adafruit | www.adafruit.com
Aosong Electronics | www.aosong.com
Espressif Systems | www.espressif.com
FTDI Chip | www.ftdichip.com
Hammond Manufacturing | www.hammondmfg.com
Microchip Technology | www.microchip.com
MikroElektronika | www.mikroe.com
NXP Semiconductors | www.nxp.com
Omron Electronic Components | www.components.omron.com
RECOM | www.recom-power.com
Texas Instruments | www.ti.com

p.60: EMBEDDED SYSTEM ESSENTIALS: Bringing JTAG Boundary Scan into 2021: A Relic Reloaded, By Colin O’Flynn

References:
[1] “IC Packaging and Physical Security: Do They Affect One Another?” in Circuit Cellar 362, September 2020
[2] Viveris JTAG Boundary Scanner library (https://github.com/viveris/jtag-boundary-scanner
[3] pyjtagbs (Python JTAG Boundary Scan) project on GITHub https://github.com/colinoflynn/pyjtagbs

FTDI Chip | www.ftdichip.com
NewAE Technology | www.newae.com
OpenOCD | www.openocd.org
SEGGER Microcontroller | www.segger.com
STMicroelectronics | www.st.com
TopJTAG | www.topjtag.com
Xilinx | www.xilinx.com

p.66: FROM THE BENCH: A Guide to Using Transistors: As a Switch and More, By Jeff Bachiochi

References:
[1] Figure 1 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vacuum_tube
[2] Figure 2 www.radiolaguy.com/images/tubePortables/Silvertone30sBatterySet.jpg
[3] Figure 3 en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colossus_computer
[4] Figures 5, 6 and 8 www.schoolsobservatory.org/learn/tech/instruments/inst_ccd/semiconductors
[5] Figure 7 www.allaboutcircuits.com/uploads/articles/diode-representations.jpg

Digi-Key | www.digikey.com
Mouser Electronics | www.mouser.com

p.79: The Future of FPGA- and AI- Dev Tools: Into the Great Wide Open, By Brian Faith

QuickLogic | www.quicklogic.com

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May (issue #370) Circuit Cellar

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