Category Archives: Imbedded Software

Sky Temperature Sensor

The first sensor to go on my instrument platform may be an infrared sky temperature sensor. The sky temperature can be used to determine if the sky is clear or cloudy and when the sky is clear the temperature is a measure of the total column water vapor above the sensor. The sensor electronics consists of two modules from SparkFun Electronics,  an evaluation … Continue reading…

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Embedded Software Development

A while back I decided to pick a processor and development environment to use for making a number of sensors I want to build. Each sensor requires requires some processing to read or digitize the sensor output and either log the data or ship it off to a database. Continue reading…

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