Monthly Archives: December 2014

Building a cellular tracker: Part2 – The Board Decision – Adafruit Fona vs. Linkit One vs. ArchGPRS

As described earlier, i want to create a cellular tracker – below you find my considerations regarding the board… My decision regarding the board was directed into the Arduino direction quickly. Raspberry was out because of power requirements, even the new … Continue reading

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Building a cellular tracker: Part1 – Overall requirements and considerations

As described earlier, i want to create a cellular tracker – below you find my core-requirements. The idea is to deploy these trackers to places far out and in the wild, on trees, under waterfalls or even in a drift … Continue reading

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Building a cellular tracker: Part0 – Why future IoT Devices might run on GSM and not Wifi

Currently, i am working on a cellular tracker. I want to have a device that can run autonomously as long as possible and send some data from sensors into the cloud via a GSM network. I am working on this for … Continue reading

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Drawing Circuits: Bare-Conductive vs. Circuit Scribe vs. Chibitronics

One permanent project for me is trying to play around with electronics with my kids – besides the fun aspects i deeply believe that making our kids masters of computers and electronics will be crucial for their future. And – … Continue reading

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