Christophe VG

/kʁistɔf vg/
mens, new creative, hardware & software hacker
A note for English-speaking visitors: As you might have noticed by now, my site is a mix of both English and Dutch, my native language. Which of either I use depends on what I feel is most appropriate at the time of writing.

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C3PO Luisterbox

C3PO Luisterbox

In opdracht van Studio Dott ontwikkelde ik de internet-geconnecteerde C3PO Luisterbox voor een participatieproject in Schilde.

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NeoButton

NeoButton

The NeoButton is the unholy matrimony of an oldschool Arcade button and an Adafruit NeoPixel ring.

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A-Bot

A-Bot

De A-Bot het eerste echte Knutselba(a)r project. De A-Bot is een zeer eenvoudige, programmeerbare, zelf-rijdende auto.

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EZRPi

EZRPi

EZRPi is a Raspberry Pi HAT, carrying a Silicon Labs EZR32 Sub-GHz wireless mcu, that adds subGHz radio capabilities to the RPi.

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Fri3d Badge

Fri3d Badge

For the second edition of Fri3d Camp, I designed and produced a custom Arduino-badge for every one of the 299+1 attendees.

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Inspection Robot

Inspection Robot

For an industrial customer, I designed and built a custom robot to allow inspection of hard to reach locations in their plant.

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Connected Lightbulb

Connected Lightbulb

Together with my good friend Anthony, I had some fun turning a dull disco lightbulb into an internet-connected, pimped-up version.

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PIC

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For a course on software for realtime and embedded systems I was invited to explore a PIC microcontroller. Up to that point my primary and only target had be...

MAX232

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What do real programmers use to debug software ? Right, printf. And that’s what I also want to do from my ATMEGA168. So let’s add a serial interface to the b...

JTAGICE mkII

2 minute read

There are many programmers, but because I know I’ll also will need to debug stuff on my MCU’s, I decided to buy the more advanced JTAGICE mkII.

Hello Embedded World

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While doing research for possible master thesis topics, I’m looking into the idea of wireless sensor network. At KULeuven the DISTRINET research group is spe...

Electronics - first steps

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While doing research for possible master thesis topics, I’m looking into the idea of wireless sensor network. At KULeuven the DISTRINET research group is spe...