This week Chris and Dave discuss a wide range of new equipment, including soldering irons, USB scopes, active loads, and retrofitted DMMs. Also discussion around new boards and chips from Raspberry Pi and Seeed.
Matt Liberty, creator of the Joulescope, joins Chris to talk about measuring current in low power devices, including IoT devices that have high current RF pulses. Matt explains how to optimize low power designs and how he created the Joulescope.
Jonathan Beri of Golioth joins Chris to talk about the difficulty of standing up an end-to-end IoT solution, including working with web providers, dealing with firmware updates, interfacing with different business organizations and more.
Brian Faith, CEO of QuickLogic, joins Chris to talk about implementing the Symbiflow open source toolchain for QuickLogic FPGAs and how they are using that tool chain alongside the SensiML platform to create flexible, low power devices for machine learning applications.
Jeff Keyzer of Mightyohm.com joins Chris and Dave for our annual Keyzermas episode! Jeff updates us on what he’s been working on, answers some questions about RF and discusses the state of the electronics world, as he sees it.
Fredrik Kensander of KraftPowercon joins Chris to talk about creating very high current output power supplies used for things like plating copper onto circuit boards (and many other industrial applications). They discuss firmware, processors, power output stages, system architecture and more!