Electric Imp connects your Gadgets to the Web

Electric ImpThe latest Electric Imp has already been released in Beta version and is ready to accept orders of development kits for designers.

The Electric Imp is an SD-card sized WiFi (802.11b/g/n) module with built-in antenna, 6 I/O, Arm Cortex M3 Micro-controller, and a Cloud-based infrastructure for programming and control. The I/O supports serial, I2C, SPI, A2D, D2A, and PWM interfaces. The Imp uses the Squirrel programming language, which is a small footprint C/C++ derivative for embedded devices. Continue reading

Power your Gadgets From Electromagnetic Waves

power from electromagnetic wavesGerman designer Dennis Siegel from the Bremen University of Arts was able to obtain power from appliances like computer, coffee maker and other electronic device through electromagnetic waves.There will always be electricity in the form of electromagnetic waves around us and we should harness it as it as a free source of power. Continue reading