Category Archives: Technical

iTag Tracker on Pi0

It works, and it works well. I got it sensing itag info and recording it to a graph via RRD. I don’t have a complete Bill of Materials but so far it is about $40 and that includes power supply, … Continue reading

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Scanning Kind of Works

Here is a screen shot of the chart It works but I have to add the rrd data as a batch file. I am pretty sure I can figure out how to add it via python instead of some weird … Continue reading

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Data Into Information

Saw I am collecting all this raw bluetooth data, but it is hard to figure out what is going on by just looking at the lines. I need a graph to make sense of things. Looking at converting csv data … Continue reading

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Processing iTag Data

Data collection totally works, and in a manner I like. Each device writes to a file with a power and time stamp. Now I need to graph the results are at least parse the info some how to show when … Continue reading

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BLE Scan Working

Got the BLE scanner working. Have it on the a dev/prod system. Also found a way for a clean headless install on a Raspberry Pi Zero.

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Amazing Seahawks Football Game

Wow, this is the first time a saw a Seahawks game go all the way down to the Overtime wire. Five periods of football, and the Seahawks winning fieldgoal in OT came as time expired. I had a headache prior … Continue reading

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Got the BLE working

I think I got the BLE scanning to a point where it works. Using a frankenstein of BASH and Python. But looking good and I should get something done in a week or two.

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Pi Platform for BLE

I got my pi setup for the bluetooth scanning tool. Finally got a dedicated platform to test for bluetooth devices.

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Car Problems Today

Had it with our car battery, went out and purchased a new one, was $180 plus I got some tools to help the vehicle. And to top it off, purchased a battery jump pack. The joys of car ownership.

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Preparing for the End of Windows 7

OK I am ready, but there is still the issue of live watching TV. Wonder if plex can do that. Anyway, I found something called EPG123 that may help. Actually did my fit bit goals today, barely, but I did … Continue reading

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