When it was decided to integrate the door control from the planned Access Control System into the same service, it quickly became clear that Titania was getting too big and too ugly, and it would be beneficial to decompose the problem into different application.
But these applications wouldn’t be able to talk to the k8055 at the same time, so there would have to be ANOTHER application sitting on top of the board, providing a unified API access point. Continue reading SpaceAPI Update
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In other News
After a long stint as our effective critical infrastructure (wiki, redmine, spaceapi, big red button), the old fsl-eee7 was retired after an uptime of over 100 Days. All major functionality has now been moved to the much higher spec’ed Farbot.
We’ve now got two in-house Raspberry Pis for any members to fiddle with. Ask one of the Directors and they’ll usually know where one of them is!
The Eventspace lighting is being updated, but even in the midst of that we were happy to host the BBCNI Creative Collisions Event, which was, in the words of the organisers, ‘a lot more successful than we had expected’.
Farset Labs is planning on running an event to introduce any person of any age to embedded programming; spanning from building your own controller board that you can take home, right up to programming it with some basic functionality. But we want to get the community’s opinion before we set anything in stone.