one of the projects I hope to finish (before August) is this :
a wireless chargeable wifi google assistant ‘pad’ for my old (82) mother, She can’t use a normal computer(mouse/vinger) because she 'trembles with her hands, but she’s very bright.
she can take this with her and just ask what she wants and it answers in DUTCH (works)
I will make it as simple as possible to use and charge.
I realised yesterday that I need some protection for these speakers or you push your thumb through them
now you bought a fit tracker and combine that with your area mapping when walking, I suggest you join LMA too. LoRaWAN Mappers Anonymus (LMA) use gear like this to walk around and map the area with devices hidden under there coats.
…just back from mapping around Burnham Beeches nature reserve - just set up a pop-up GW (SMTC LoRa IoT Starter Kit! so didnt have to worry about internet connectivity/backhaul) then popped a LoRaMOTE/GPS tracker in my hat! (Cold out)…Looked a bit silly (too embarrassing to post picture!) but effective test of node at ~1.8m elevation
Burying under layers of clothing can diminish sign strength esp as some synthetic fibres more RF opaque than expected! (Important to note & test for if considering sensors for lone workers sensors & alarms or 1st responders… )
Well I don’t think its old thinking but more of the modern thinking. Back in the days, CPU power was expensive so algorithms and code was optimized for speed or size (depending what was the bottle neck). Now a days, I see developers asking Sys to crank up there VPS 's because the platform is to slow.
A couple of HDMI/VGA convertors arrived today - another Chinese eBay Xmas pressie - following forum exchange with @Borroz last month (year!)…perfect timing as one of my HannsG HD monitors used for testing RPi GW’s lost its HDMI port over Xmas break! :- leaving just VGA connection…now back in biz
Wow, me too…that brings back memories - must dig out the old P5! (Good for serial port work ) …old…very old…and birthday this week to boot! so +1 ! Now where did I put that old StrongARM based P7 netbook?