Working with C++ (.cpp files) in IoT some knowledge for conversion between formats is needed. For seeding random ID strings this snippet might be useful: String clientId = “MyClient-” + String(random(0xffff), HEX); char clientIdAsChars* = clientId.c_str(); Useful for connecting your IoT device…

Arduino WiFi.status() codes

For those who tinker with the Wifi Modules for microprocessors ESP32, Arduino Uno with shileds, or similar might have stumbled upon the WiFi library. Due to the lack of code actual values on the library page for the WiFi the…

CAD for Special Products

With the advancements in browser technology in recent years the border between software and homepage have been erased. One way to use this is by adding configurators and draw tools to the company e-commerce platform. This enables the end customer…

Low cost printed displays launched in Sweden

Thin and flexible displays that are manufactured with a printing process is now launched by a cooperation between the companies OEM Electronics AB and Acreo Swedish ICT AB. The display is so cheap that it can be integrated into disposable packages showing…

Swedish based company SkyMaker AB recently launched their web based 3D-platform SkyMaker Studio for product generators. It uses WebGL to enable working with 3D-models directly in most modern browsers including iPads since the iOs8 release. No installs required! The platform can easily be…

Swedish sculptor grand exhibition in Linköping

The sculptor Mallfred Keresturi has now an ongoing exhibition with his bronze and marble sculptures in Linköping. The gallery Galleri Blå has the sculptures on display from 11/10 to 25/10. Local art critics describe the exhibition as elusive and advanced with praises to the advanced craftsmanship…

Chinese Abacus in Swedish schools

More and more Swedish schools are realizing the benefits with the traditional Abacus as a tool for math education. The school Waldorfskolan in Söderköping have Abacus classes on the schedule since a few years back and both teachers and students…

After the flyboards was invented by Franky Zapata back in 2011 several versions have been released to the world. The vehicles are powered by a Water Scooter and the long tubing lets you fly somewhat unrestricted. The latest version is the Hover…

The Bengler team have visualized Norwegian moving patterns with the help of Tax documents from 2006 and 2007. Its a visual experiment with national data and it uses the Cinder project to generate the nice graphics.

For the first time in history the Turing Test have been passed by a machine. In this years test the software Eugene Goostman convinced 33% of the jury that it was a 13 year old boy. The developers Vladimir Veselov and Eugene Demchenko…