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Software Reviews

Guides and reviews on software tools.

SimPy, To Simulate With Python

Real-life activities are a constant interaction between components and their environment. A discrete system is no different, constantly taking part in process after process, all the while involved with other systems...

JaamSim: Simulation Tool Simplifying Complex Systems

The rate at which technology is progressing today, one has to be creative, futuristic and code efficiently on the go. What if you could use your Java scripting skills to simplify...

Phenomenal Electronic Design Software To Impress The Engineer In You

Xcos Distributed along Scilab, Xcos is a tool used to model and simulate hybrid dynamic systems. The user can model discrete as well as continuous, causal as well as acausal models on...

Xcos: Simulate Hybrid Systems Easily

A common problem facing a lot of independent designers is the choice of tools they have for the simulation needs. “Do I need precise and fast help that a paid licence...

eispice: When SPICE Says Hi To Python

eispice, a clone of Berkley SPICE 3 simulation engine. It is optimised for high-speed digital design and has a front-end backed, based and powered by Python. The design philosophy of Python lends...

PCB123 For Easier And Faster PCB Turnout

PCB123 is a software tool for printed circuit board (PCB) designing. Built with a robust feature set, with over 40-plus years of manufacturing, the tool helps you ease over the design...

eCos For Limitless Configurations Of Your Embedded OS

When the acronym for software tells you only what it is and nothing else, you can surely expect a no-nonsense approach from it. embedded Configurable operating system, or eCos, is the...

CometCAD: From Symbol To PCB Layout

CometCAD is a tool for creating circuit schematics and printed circuit boards (PCBs). With the tiny green board inside every electronic system deciding the complete functionality of the system, creating worthy...

Wiring: Open Source Platform For Microcontrollers

Hernando Barragán is not a name that you would recall easily. But you might recognise something that he helped create. While working on his Master’s thesis project, in 2004, Barragán created...

Make FPGA Based Wonders With Papilio Boards

We have come a long way today from the age of mainframe computers that took up an entire floor of a large building, or that famous joke about a Russian who...

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LM386 Audio Amplifier

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Challenges Faced In Designing ‘Approved’ Medical Devices In India

The medical device industry in India is fairly new. According to Infosys, around 75 per cent of...

TV Remote becomes an RF Remote

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National Connectivity Via LoRaWAN In Just Eight Months

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Wireless Digital Thermometer For Multiple Sensors

A lot of remote sensing thermometers have a problem with measuring more than one temperature at a...