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by hassellbear
Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:26 am
Forum: Cool stuff with fitlet2
Topic: Experiment with Vision Sensing Using fitlet2 and Pixy2
Replies: 1
Views: 5098

Experiment with Vision Sensing Using fitlet2 and Pixy2

Overview Vision Sensing.jpg Vision Sensing represents by far the best overall method of perceiving the surrounding environment. While other sensory technologies such as millimeter wave radar, lidar, acoustic, thermal, chemical , and so on are very useful, none of them provides the level, quality, a...
by hassellbear
Tue Aug 06, 2019 3:44 am
Forum: Cool stuff with fitlet2
Topic: Play Mobile Device Music Through fitlet2 via Bluetooth
Replies: 0
Views: 18699

Play Mobile Device Music Through fitlet2 via Bluetooth

Overview Music2.gif Like many others, my personal music collection that was once stored on a variety of media types is now mostly contained in my mobile devices. The modern music media paradigm provides near boundless access and portability. Our music follows us everywhere we go, and on demand we a...
by hassellbear
Wed Aug 15, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: fit-statUSB
Topic: fit-statUSB: Color Explorer App
Replies: 0
Views: 3617

fit-statUSB: Color Explorer App

Overview How many distinct colors can fit-statUSB display? The answer to that question is 256 Red x 256 Green x 256 Blue which equals 16,777,216. Realistically, the average human eye can't discern that many colors, but a bit of fun can be had by trying. The perl app included in this post provides t...
by hassellbear
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:10 am
Forum: fit-statUSB
Topic: fit-statUSB: Perl Blink Demo
Replies: 0
Views: 3434

fit-statUSB: Perl Blink Demo

Overview Vivid, flashing lights are a great way to draw attention to something critical or otherwise important. fit-statUSB can blink using vivid colors, and, as a result, fit-statUSB is an excellent tool for getting someone's attention. This post includes a perl app which demonstrates some of fit-...
by hassellbear
Fri Aug 10, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: fit-statUSB
Topic: fit-statUSB: Random Color Generator
Replies: 0
Views: 3270

fit-statUSB: Random Color Generator

Overview fit-statUSB isn't all work and no play. It can be used to implement things which are colorful and entertaining. In this case it is configured to be a random color generator. Random Color Generator In Action Unfortunately, the camera image is a bit washed out. In reality, the effect is very...
by hassellbear
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: fit-statUSB
Topic: fit-statUSB: Perl App for Displaying Memory Usage
Replies: 0
Views: 3312

fit-statUSB: Perl App for Displaying Memory Usage

Overview System performance is often negatively impacted by having inadequate available memory. This is especially true when HDD virtual memory comes into play, or when poorly written software products don't properly release unused memory back to the system. Even older non-state of the art systems ...
by hassellbear
Mon Aug 06, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: fit-statUSB
Topic: fit-statUSB: Perl App for Displaying CPU Temp
Replies: 0
Views: 3404

fit-statUSB: Perl App for Displaying CPU Temp

Overview For most of us, color vision is a most effective means of receiving meaningful information. We instantly understand the message being conveyed by the green, yellow, and red lights of a traffic signal. While driving, flashing red or blue lights may indicate trouble - if you are speeding. Wh...
by hassellbear
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: fit-statUSB
Topic: fit-statUSB: 1st Impressions
Replies: 0
Views: 3553

fit-statUSB: 1st Impressions

Overview fit-statUSB is a brand new, very cool and colorful offering from the technology innovators at Compulab. It is a tiny USB RGB led indicator that can display almost any color imaginable with selectable brightness. It can also fade from one color to the next with selectable timing, and it can...
by hassellbear
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: General fit-PC3 questions
Topic: Restoration of a Flood Damaged fit-PC3 Pro
Replies: 1
Views: 5530

Restoration of a Flood Damaged fit-PC3 Pro

Overview As I have previously shared in this forum, my former home was inundated in a record flood in late 2016. Among the casualties were my Compulab fanless industrial computers including a fit-PC3 Pro. In a previous post I showed the restoration of a fitlet. In this post I show the restoration o...
by hassellbear
Tue Oct 11, 2016 2:28 pm
Forum: Cool stuff with fitlet
Topic: Restoration Of A Flood Damaged fitlet
Replies: 1
Views: 9438

Restoration Of A Flood Damaged fitlet

If there ever were any doubts about the quality and resilience of fitlet, the story which follows should allay those concerns. During the period of August 12 - 14, 2016, the part of southeast Louisiana where I reside received record-setting, torrential rainfall. A low pressure system stalled over th...

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