Raspberry Pi: Controlling your wall sockets

In this post I will describe 2 methods to operate “remote controlled sockets” via the Raspberry Pi. The methods differ in the used software. Both methods use C as development language and compile to native Raspberry Pi code (ELF 32-bit LSB executable, ARM, EABI5 version 1 (SYSV), dynamically linked). The prerequisites and wiring are the …

ClockworkMod Recovery at Wolfgang AT-AS45IPS / Amoi N821 using MS Windows virtual machine

In this tutorial you will learn how to install ClockworkMod Recovery on a MediaTek based Android device. The special part in this tutorial is the usage of an MS Windows  virtual machine running on a Linux host. The tutorial has been divided into 5 parts.  Namely: Linux host, Virtualbox, MS Windows 7,  SP Flash Tool …

How to compile software for VU Plus (Vu+)

You would like to deviate from the beaten track and compile software for your VU Plus (VU+) yourself? Read this article! This article is also more or less applicable for building software for any other device running OpenVuPlus but is written with the VU+ Solo2 in mind. As computer for compiling the software, a Linux-desktop has …

Raspberry Pi: Your cheap Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver

In this tutorial you will learn how to teach your Raspberry Pi to become a brave Automatic Identification System (AIS) receiver. What is AIS? The Automatic Identification System (AIS) is an automatic tracking system used on/for ships. It transmits information like identification, position, course and speed. Ingredients Raspberry Pi (2 model B) DVB-T-DAB-FM receiver Client …