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Embeddica

Embeddica

It was roughly a year ago when I decided to spinoff the embedded software/hardware R&D activities I was heading at proSmart to a separate entity. This is how Embeddica was created, a team of highly skilled embedded software/hardware development professionals…

People-Tools-Processes

People-Tools-Processes

As an IT team manager, I am responsible for forming highly engaged and efficient teams. Building an agile team requires a fine balance of skilled and motivated people, fine-tuned processes and proper tool selection.Put too much focus on people and…

DEV.BG tech talk

DEV.BG tech talk

I will be doing a tech talk on topic “Hardware and firmware considerations when designing low power battery operated wireless edge nodes for Internet of Things applications” at an event organized by DEV.BG. Join me on April 18th, starting 19:15…

proSmart

proSmart

I have been busy starting up an exciting new project the last few months, a joint effort with a team of highly enthusiastic, hands-on, broadly skilled contributors with the goal to design and develop IoT home/industrial automation solutions. Together, we established…

Auto DST adjustment

Auto DST adjustment

We are close to that time of the year when Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts.  It is intended to save on energy use, however, studies have found this to be questionable, even contrary – energy use increases in some cases. The change itself…

The initial setup problem

The initial setup problem

The typical end-user of your IoT products wants them up and running fast, with minimum hassle once they bring them home. They don’t want to be presented with initial configuration mechanisms/options they don’t understand, and their enthusiasm quickly diminishes if…