1. Motion Platform stand upgrade

    Sun 02 February 2014 // posts

    One of the missing features of the motion sim I built a few months ago was a monitor stand, for improved ergonomics and immersion. So yesterday I decided to get back to work. As usual I first started by sketching a plan, that quickly went to construction and after some …

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  2. 2-DoF Motion Platform I

    Mon 11 April 2016 // posts

    This project consists in a 2 degrees of freedom automobile simulator, simulating car pitch and roll. The structure is built with iron and steel, the later is used on top structure and at cardan base. A Playseat is installed on top structure. Motion is created by two 12V motors, powered …

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  3. First hours with node.js and socket.io

    Tue 02 July 2013 // posts

    At last I spent some time with node.js, socket.io, and more precisely http push technique (comet). My motivation was just to experiment, see how the actual http pushing works (it gets much clearer when using Wireshark and Chrome dev tools) and what it takes to setup the system …

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  4. Wifi controlled RGB LED bar

    Tue 15 January 2013 // posts

    For this one, a RGB LED bar is controlled wirelessly, with an Arduino. The Arduino does not have to be connected to a host PC since it has a wifi module attached. The module provides a tcp server feature that I use to make a basic http server. I just …

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  5. Aviso importante!

    Mon 03 December 2012 // posts

    Algures num autocarro em Macau, existe o aviso:

    Aviso a Passageiro

    À segurança aos passageiros e pública, os passageiros não podem trazer
    sacos gigantes, material de construção perigosos e substâncias
    inflamáveis para tomar carreiras.  
    Além disso, não carregam grandes flores anuais em laranja, vasos de
    plantas e aves domésticas, vitelas …
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  6. rFactor LED display

    Thu 22 November 2012 // posts

    The idea behind this project was to create a physical display for rFactor simulator that could display game data in real time. In this case, gear and rpm data is displayed.

    How it is built

    • Two 74hc595 shift registers take care of 8 LEDs and a 7 segment display.
    • The …
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  7. Building rFactor plugins with Python using rFactor2Python

    Thu 22 November 2012 // posts

    rFactor2Python is a plugin for rFactor that forwards plugin calls to Python scripts, passing game data as well, making the task of programming rFactor plugins much easier, specially useful for prototyping, since Python is loaded with tons of useful modules ready to use.

    Some of the features and possibilities are …

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  8. My first approach to OpenGL programming with PyMD2Viewer

    Thu 22 December 2011 // posts

    I have a big interest for 3D programming since a long time ago, although I've never done anything about it. Recently I've started researching for tools I could use to start learning about this subject. I've found a neat library, called Simple and Fast Multimedia Library. It's open source, cross …

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