May 6, 2021

Setting up a headless Raspberry Pi

Set up your Raspberry Pi for remote access, without a keyboard or monitor.

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January 26, 2021

Adding secure communications to NoCAN

We updated NoCAN with AES encryption for all communications between nocanc and nocand

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September 29, 2020

Baremetal programming on the TinyAVR 0 micro-controllers

All you need is a text editor, a makefile and a USB-serial cable.

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March 30, 2020

Announcement: OMZLO faces disruptions due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Impact on shipping and other activities

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March 16, 2020

Is your Arduino still lying to you?

Revisiting the voltage offset bug in the Arduino SAMD21 analogRead() function.

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September 9, 2019

Getting PCBs in Europe

There are a few traps when ordering PCBs from China in the EU. Here are some tips.

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August 28, 2019

Your Arduino SAMD21 ADC is wrong: did you notice?

A 4-year old bug in the SAMD21 analogRead() function provides you incorrect results

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July 10, 2019

Automated plant watering with CAN bus

Using the NoCAN IoT platform to water your plants in the garden

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April 29, 2019

Exploring pluggable discovery in Arduino

A technical look a the pluggable discovery feature added in Arduino 1.8.9

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April 25, 2019

Uploading NoCAN sketches directly from the Arduino IDE

A new trick in the Arduino IDE 1.8.9 makes writing NoCAN sketches even easier than before.

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April 5, 2019

Is the Seeed Studio Grove connector compatible with the JST PH connector?

Unfortunately not, as we found out.

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March 18, 2019

Adding an RTC to NoCAN for free

Any CANZERO node in your NOCAN network can become a realtime clock!

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March 7, 2019

NoCAN gets a web interface!

Control an army of Arduino-compatible nodes with a web interface.

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February 19, 2019

NoCAN powered graphics

Connecting a CANZERO to Adafruit RA8875 graphics driver board connected to a 7 inch 800x480 TFT display

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January 21, 2019

PIR sensor tutorial for NoCAN

Creating more documentation and examples for the NoCAN IoT platform.

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January 4, 2019

What's coming in 2019?

Tell us what we should make this year!

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December 6, 2018

Lessons from a hardware kickstarter

Getting funded is only the beginning.

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June 18, 2018

We are launching our Kickstarter campaign on Monday, June 18, 2018.

Get a chance to discover NoCAN, the new wired IoT platform for makers.

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May 15, 2018

Connecting our NoCAN weather station to the Internet

Use your smartphone with 'blynk' to connect your NoCAN IoT network to the internet.

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May 7, 2018

Create your weather station with a NoCAN network

Get the realtime temperature, humidity and barometric pressure data with a connected BME280 Atmospheric Sensor in your garden

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April 26, 2018

The NoCAN IoT platform is finally here!

A wired IoT platform for makers based on CAN bus.

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March 23, 2018

Tip: Raspberry Pi 3 B+ stuck on a rainbow pattern after boot?

You probably need to update the boot code on your SD card

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February 27, 2018

Adding a DC power jack to the Raspberry-Pi (updated)

Power your Pi from 6V to 28V with a small switching regulator

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December 1, 2017

The Omzlo platform is at Maker Faire Rome 2017

Building a wired IoT platform for makers (Arduino-compatible)

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November 13, 2017

Adding a DC power jack to the Raspberry-Pi

Power your Pi from 7V to 28V with a small switching regulator

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November 13, 2017

Our CAN-bus IoT network successfully tested over 1000 feet / 305 meters!

The Omzlo platform can take you to places that Wifi can't reach.

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October 6, 2017

Programming the SAMD21 using Atmel ICE with OpenOCD (updated)

Work from the command line on OS X or Linux, without Atmel Studio or Eclipse -- Updated article.

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August 31, 2017

A Raspberry Pi CAN-bus HAT for the Omzlo IoT platform

A look at the design and implementation of our first prototype

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July 12, 2017

Taking pictures of PCBs

Good pictures of electronic circuits in 7 steps.

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July 6, 2017

Back to "skware" one

Re-thinking the Omzlo One project after failing our kickstarter

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June 19, 2017

Using an external 16Mhz crystal on the Atmega328PB

The latest Atmega328PB removes the full-swing crystal driver, but using a 16Mhz crystal works fine.

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May 22, 2017

Programming the SAMD21 using Atmel ICE with OpenOCD

Work from the command line on OS X or Linux, without Atmel Studio or Eclipse.

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March 6, 2017

How the Omzlo platform started

I wanted to put a network of sensors in my garden...

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