Monthly Archives: September 2013

iOSDevUK Hackathon

Last week our department played host to the iOSDevUK conference. While I didn’t attend due to being rather busy, I did get involved with the Hackathon they ran on the last day.  The idea was to do “something cool” hacking together some Arduinos and iDevices. There had been a bunch of sessions throughout the week on interfacing […]

Time synchronisation with Arduinos and XBees

Before I detail how I tackled the problem and my results, I will quickly explain some of the concepts relating to the problem.  Skip ahead if you just want answers. What is it? Imagine you have two perfect time keeping devices, but you start them at different times. If they are truly perfect, the difference […]