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Hello AVR Freaks Community! 

 

IoT Design Week 2020 starts next week! This completely digital week will feature 7 IoT-related livestreams covering a variety of topics. We will have guests from Adafruit, Coto Technology, WebThings and more. Free samples will be available to claim during each livestream. 

 

Register here to be eligible for free samples. 

 

IoT Design Week 2020 Themes: 

 

Day 1 - Home Automation March 9, 2020

9am PT (17:00 CET): link - Smarter Homes Using Embedded Controls 

 

Free Sample: Home Automation Kit (5 available)

 

Day 2 - AI and Machine Learning March 10, 2020

9am PT (17:00 CET): link - Morning Session with Guests from Motion Gestures

3pm PT (23:00 CET): link - Afternoon Session with Guests from Adafruit 

 

Free Samples: SAMD21 Curiosity Nano (5 available, morning session), Adafruit EdgeBade TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers (5 available, afternoon session) 

 

Day 3 - IoT Security March 11, 2020

9am PT (17:00 CET): linkIoT Security: from Cloud to Edge, with Guests from Microsoft Azure 

 

Free Sample: Trust Platform Development Kit (10 available) 

 

Day 4 - Maker Day March 12, 2020 

9am PT (17:00 CET): link - Morning Session with Guest from Mozilla WebThings IoT 

1pm PT (21:00 CET): link - Afternoon Session, How to Create a BLE Air Quality Monitor with the Wizard of Make 

 

Free Sample: Arduino Nano 33 IoT (10 available, morning session), SAM D21 Curiosity Nano (5 available, afternoon session)

 

Day 5 - Low-Power Sensor Networks March 13, 2020

9am PT (21:00 CET): link - Design Considerations for Low-Power IoT Sensors with guests from Coto Technology 

 

Day 5 Grand Finale Giveaway: 

 

 

AVR Freaks Freebie 

 

So, if you have made it to the bottom of this post - CONGRATULATIONS! The first 5 people to reply to this post will get a FREE AVR-BLE development board*! 

AVR-BLE Development Board

The brand new AVR-BLE dev board (DT100111) contains an RN4870 BLE module, an ATmega3208 MCU, an accelerometer, temperature sensor and secure element. It is pre-configured to connect to a custom interface in the LightBlue app out-of-the-box. Check out the pinout/quick start guide here

 

 

See you at IoT Design Week!! 

 

 

*your reply should say something nice 

*certain countries are ineligible to receive development boards 

Last Edited: Fri. Mar 6, 2020 - 10:09 PM
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rfreaks0131 wrote:
The first 5 people to reply to this post will get a FREE AVR-BLE development board*! 

I claim my prize!

 

laugh

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I claim mine....

 

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Count me in

 

David

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rfreaks0131 wrote:
RN4870 BLE module,

Ooh look - an 8051!

 

Top Tips:

  1. How to properly post source code - see: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment... - also how to properly include images/pictures
  2. "Garbage" characters on a serial terminal are (almost?) invariably due to wrong baud rate - see: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/serial-communication
  3. Wrong baud rate is usually due to not running at the speed you thought; check by blinking a LED to see if you get the speed you expected
  4. Difference between a crystal, and a crystal oscillatorhttps://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
  5. When your question is resolved, mark the solution: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
  6. Beginner's "Getting Started" tips: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
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awneil wrote:
Ooh look - an 8051!

I keep thinking that it will finally go away;

however, it just keeps on going and going...

David

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Neat! I'll certainly follow it, but count me out for the module, the commenter below probably needs it more than i do :)

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OK, count me in please. And thank you for the opportunity.

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

Last Edited: Sat. Mar 7, 2020 - 01:55 AM
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Too late to hope for a nice AVR-BLE board? smiley

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Guys it's a VIRTUAL seminar so you only get a virtual board...... devil

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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js wrote:

Guys it's a VIRTUAL seminar so you only get a virtual board...... devil

 

The best kind of board! Zero hardware problems wink

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js wrote:

Guys it's a VIRTUAL seminar so you only get a virtual board...... devil

That's OK... some will only be virtually watching I suspect.

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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rfreaks0131 wrote:

Day 1 - Home Automation March 9, 2020

9am PT (17:00 CET): link - Smarter Homes Using Embedded Controls 

 

Free Sample: Home Automation Kit (5 available)

 

Day 2 - AI and Machine Learning March 10, 2020

9am PT (17:00 CET): link - Morning Session with Guests from Motion Gestures

3pm PT (23:00 CET): link - Afternoon Session with Guests from Adafruit 

 

Free Samples: SAMD21 Curiosity Nano (5 available, morning session), Adafruit EdgeBade TensorFlow Lite for Microcontrollers (5 available, afternoon session) 

 

Day 3 - IoT Security March 11, 2020

9am PT (17:00 CET): linkIoT Security: from Cloud to Edge, with Guests from Microsoft Azure 

 

Free Sample: Trust Platform Development Kit (10 available) 

 

Day 4 - Maker Day March 12, 2020 

9am PT (17:00 CET): link - Morning Session with Guest from Mozilla WebThings IoT 

1pm PT (21:00 CET): link - Afternoon Session, How to Create a BLE Air Quality Monitor with the Wizard of Make 

 

Free Sample: Arduino Nano 33 IoT (10 available, morning session), SAM D21 Curiosity Nano (5 available, afternoon session)

 

Day 5 - Low-Power Sensor Networks March 13, 2020

9am PT (21:00 CET): link - Design Considerations for Low-Power IoT Sensors with guests from Coto Technology 

 

Very nice,If you sent it to me then I'm going to pass it at University or college here.They in IoT like that.

 

Since Corona Virus spread,I didn't fly there.But If there,surely just Day 1 for attendant cause my "IoT scenario" simple.

 

JSB

 

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Youtube stream said there were 5 more avr ble boards! Yes please!!!
I'm currently designing a low powered sensor that will communicate via BLE, so will be good to be able to evaluate this module!!!

Last Edited: Tue. Mar 10, 2020 - 08:55 PM
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When will the be available on microchipdirect.com?

I've been waiting for a BLE option from AVR/MICROCHIP.

OUNavCon

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I'll take one.

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I'll take one! I think this is the post you mentioned in your livestream.. 

 

Thanks!

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Hi everyone, 

 

I mentioned this on the livestream, but I'm going to extend the free samples to 15 available. Just a forewarning - this means I need to order more so there might be a slight delay. I'll reach out to the recipients after IoT Week to get your contact info. 

 

Thanks! 

Rachel 

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@ounavcon Yes! These are available on microchip direct https://www.microchipdirect.com/product/DT100111 

But I'll also send you a free one for commenting on this thread. I will reach out to you at the end of the week to get your contact details! 

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Rachel and team,

Thank you for putting this together and for offering the free samples - Much appreciated !

Good luck with the rest of the series.

Last Edited: Mon. Mar 9, 2020 - 09:04 PM
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I registered for the IoT event and also saw that this was the place to get the free sample.  If you still have any left, I would like one, please.  I've been hoping Microchip would get more of a presence in this market.

 

Thanks!

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I'll take one - if 15 isn't hit yet

 

/Bingo

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If there are any FREE AVR-BLE development boards left, I'd sure like to have one!

 

   Thanks!

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Hey guys! 

 

We released a new dev board today - AVR-IoT WA for AWS cloud! Read more about it here: https://www.microchip.com/design-centers/internet-of-things/amazon-web-services/simple-low-power-edge-nodes 

 

It has a ATMega4808 MCU, a ATECC608A secure element that is provisioned for AWS, a WINC1500 Wi-Fi module, temp and light sensors and more. It's very simple to get started, and works with AWS shadow services .

 

I'll announce this on the livestream today, but I have ordered 15 for the AVR Freaks community. If you want one, comment below and indicate you want the AVR-IoT WA*. I'll DM you at the end of the week to get your details. 

 

Thanks! 

Rachel 

 

*your reply should say something nice 

*certain countries are ineligible to receive development boards 

*if you are experimenting with our different architectures, just let me know and I can swap it out for the PIC version 

 

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Hi Rachel and the team.

Thank you very much for your time and efforts to put this all together. The community most certainly appreciates it.

 

If available, I will take one of the AVR-IoT WA.

 

We look forward to the rest of the series.

John.

Last Edited: Tue. Mar 10, 2020 - 04:41 PM
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I would love the AVR-IoT WA!!! Please!!!
It'll go very well with the AVR BLE board as well for the project im working on.

 

Im wanting to collect low power sensor data, and send that via BLE to a central base station to then send it up to the cloud! so the AVR BLE will let me test out the BLE functions, and then with the AVR IoT i can send the data to AWS (which we are already using for the android and iOS apps) so couldnt have been a better combo for me!!

 

Todays stream was also useful to potentially use gestures in the device using an IMU to have some inputs for setup or pairing etc. Definitely something to consider

 

Thank you!

Last Edited: Tue. Mar 10, 2020 - 06:23 PM
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I'm excited for this offering. Many businesses want AWS since it fits into their existing cloud platform.

I'd like to have one of the  AVR-IoT WA, please.

OUNavCon

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I would like one too!

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I've used AWS for a while now and this AVR-IoT for AWS looks like it would be a great board for my next project. I'd like one!

Loved the livestream today, by the way.

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I will take one of those AWS boards if still available

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I will definitely take an AWS board if available!!!

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Could I have one of those AVR-IoT WA boards please? Thanks!

 

I am also interested in all other IoT freebies that you may have, if they are still available.

 

BTW the Motion Gestures demo was very cool!

Last Edited: Tue. Mar 10, 2020 - 07:30 PM
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I would like a  AVR-IoT WA* board as well.  I know I chimed in yesterday for the AVR-BLE board but I'm totally up for demoing more than one model you have :-)

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Definitely interested in any and all of the IoT boards wink

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If any left I will be really happy to receive a AVR-BLE board with it's shinny origami box. 

 

Also thanks a lot for your efforts Rachel and the team.

 

Last Edited: Tue. Mar 10, 2020 - 09:15 PM
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BTW the Motion Gestures demo was very cool!

Can it keep up with Italian gestures or is a bigger processor required?

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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And after Conte's lockdown I bet there are plenty of gestures in Italy. Maybe some will even use more than one finger on each hand.

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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Pity that my idea involves at least four.

 

It seems to me that one could, using signal rec'd levels, use some trick geometry to locate in space every node.  For example:

 

Item A broadcasts, "I am A."

Item B then broadcasts, "I am B, and I heard A with a signal strength of 5*".

Item A then notes that it heard B with a signal strength of only 4, and concludes that A's transmitter is slightly more powerful.

Item C then broadcasts, "I am C, and I heard A with a strength of 6 and I heard B with a strength of 3".

 

Therefore, since they're all paying attention, it is now clear that C is closer to A than B is, and that it's farther away from B than A is.  This, in two-dimensional space (and integer units), indicates only (at most) two possible locations for C.  To resolve which one's which, you need Item D, that does the same, and so also locates itself.  And around we go again, with A providing a list of what it heard at what signal level.

 

All this is relative, of course, and not really paying attention to transmitter strengths, but given a known baseline between A and B it's not too hard to calculate where C and D are.  Then you include also Item E, which is defined as mobile, and locates itself based simply on the signal strengths of the known mesh...  You'll need a few more to get it squared away in 3D, and this is overlooking signal attenuation that might be in the way, but it gives you a local in-house IOT way of measuring the locations of every mobile unit.  "Item K has just fallen down the well again.  Illuminate the 'Alert Lassie' LED"....

 

S.

 

* Signal strengths normalized to cheerful integers.

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Very nice,AVR-IoT WA

 

It look my university\collage like it.

 

Can it keep up with Italian gestures or is a bigger processor required? It sure Banglades way is better

 

JSB

 

 

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Last Edited: Wed. Mar 11, 2020 - 06:16 AM
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Yes, Count me in, please.

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Hey Everyone, 

 

Today is IoT Design Week security day. We'll be live in about an hour with Microsoft Azure to talk about IoT security from cloud to edge. 

 

You can tune in and be one of the first ten people to fill out the survey link to claim a free CryptoAuth Trust Platform Development Kit (DM320118)

 

But because we are getting CREATIVE we are also offering the opportunity for you guys to get a free development kit* by commenting on this thread with your best IoT Security haiku. 

 

As a reminder, a Haiku is a short, three-phrase poem following a 5-7-5 syllable pattern. Here's a Wikipedia page - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ha...

 

Here's my IoT Security Haiku: 

 

Strong security 
Is critical to have for 
IoT systems 

 

Ok… I know… that wasn't very creative - hoping you guys will raise the bar with your responses! 

 

You have until 10:15am PT / 18:15 CET today (11 March 2020) to respond. 

 

Thanks everyone & Happy IoT Design Week! 
Rachel 

 

 

*you can choose if you want the CryptoAuth Trust Platform development kit, or a different secure kit (like AVR-IoT WA/ AVR-IoT WG/ AVR-BLE / one of these in PIC ) just let me know when I DM you 
*certain countries are ineligible to receive development boards 
*while supplies last 
 

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Sensitive data
where you seek for protection
against hackers

Last Edited: Wed. Mar 11, 2020 - 03:02 PM
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Security, Hmm...

An Intrusion Detected,

Still IoT safe.

David

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Use TLS for
excellent security
not any plaintext

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authentication
ensuring right user is at
decryption

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Microchip dev board?
Very very enticing.
Can I have one please?

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Secure IoT
Microchip will keep you safe
Claiming my third board

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Would be greatful to have one AVR-BLE dev board.

Vaishnav

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IOT is great

Security is very hard

Microchip please help

 

I think that is a valid one!

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Please count me in for giveaways.

Naveen

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Meandering thoughts
How security runs right
near the encryption

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Replace very with real? As you have one too many syllables.
Other than that i think its great!!

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Hi! I am in for giveaways!

Naveen

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Please count me in as well. I will really appreciate.

 

 

Rajan Soni

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A hacker does try

CryptoAuth library starts

the vault stays locked down

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knock knock who is there
give me your data right now
go away hacker

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Microchip is awesome 

Have to get giveaways notion

there is no emotion

only electronic motion

Naveen

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open with trust
accept Flex keep IoT free
save then secure?

Halewijn

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Aws or Google, Which to choose?

Choose anyone of both!

Microchip Supports All!!

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The same private key
for all of your devices?
Stop, bad idea!

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In Spring all was free

In Summer came the vandals

Winter discontent

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No Rachel this morning... And no AVR freaks back door into the giveaway haha. You have no idea how many times i checked this post haha

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nedward wrote:
No Rachel this morning... And no AVR freaks back door into the giveaway haha. You have no idea how many times i checked this post haha
  me too laugh also I keep checking

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m.electro wrote:

nedward wrote:
No Rachel this morning... And no AVR freaks back door into the giveaway haha. You have no idea how many times i checked this post haha
  me too laugh also I keep checking

C19?

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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valusoft wrote:

C19?

 

An A.V.R. Gift

To the madly curious

Will keep them at home.

 

cheeky  S.

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rfreaks0131 wrote:

Here's my IoT Security Haiku: 

 

Strong security 
Is critical to have for 
IoT systems 

 

Place behind Rapsberry PI,keep safe.

Only Machine data.

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Security through

Obscurity is not a

Very good practice.

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Hey AVR Freaks, 

 

Today is the grand finale of IoT Design Week 2020! In about an hour we will have a livestream with guest from Coto Technology about low-power sensor networks. 

 

Our grand finale giveaways are from our partners at Sensors Expo. 

• 1 Ticket to Sensors Expo and Conference (valued at $1,999)
• 1 Ticket to Embedded Technologies Expo and Conference (valued at $1,499)

Tune into the livestream to find out how to claim a free ticket. 

 

For the AVR Freaks Community, I am offering the following freebie: 

 

Dev board for your thoughts: post your best low-power design advice. 

 

You can choose any Curiosity Nano for your free sample.* 

 

Post by 10:15am PT/ 18:15 CET. 

 

More info on the free samples: 

List of Curiosity Nano Boards

Promo Page

 

I am planning to DM the winners this afternoon to process all your orders at once (many of you qualified for more than one dev board!) . 

 

Thank you for joining IoT Design Week! If you have any additional feedback, please feel free to send me a message or send an email to livestream@microchip.com

 

Best Regards, 

Rachel 

 

*certain countries are ineligible to receive development boards 

*while supplies last 

 

 

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Design Week Twenty

And corona viruses

Best wishes to all.

S.

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Hi Rachel, good to see you're back!

Low power is harder than you thinj! But my advice is;
- SLEEP!!
- if you can't sleep, lower your clock frequency
- turn off your ADC when you dont need it

Id be interested in a SAM D21 Curiosity Nano Evaluation Kit if possible please :-)

Thanks again Rachel and the team, for a week of videos! Its been hard getting up at 4:45am every day, especially today (Saturday here in New Zealand) but had been worth it!

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Run at the lowest acceptable clock frequency, those megahertz burn power.

Sleep as much as possible.

Run at the lowest acceptable voltage.

Use lighter protocols.

 

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My advice: Selecting ICs considering total power consumption budget. Pick ICs with low power (active/Idle) consumption and with the low operating voltage rating.

Vaishnav

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I agree with the previous post: "Low-power is harder than you think!"

 

My advice:

- As stated above, low-power modes, sleep, clock frequencies, etc.

- Utilize your 32kHz clock!

- Utilize your RTC and its ability to wake the core!

- Utilize "sleep-walking" where possible

- Look at your peripherals!

- Put your peripherals to sleep, particularly radios

- Remove any unnecessary LEDs from your design

- Use the Power Debugger or similar tools

 

There are probably many more ideals I'm missing here, too.

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unforgiven512 wrote:
Use the Power Debugger or similar tools

+1

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Turn off all unused peripherals

Understand the impact of clock speed

Ensure you understand all the potential sleep states and use appropriately

Last Edited: Fri. Mar 13, 2020 - 04:17 PM
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my advise will be that, every one working on low power sensor network should ensure the nodes has the ability to go into sleep mode where it consumes very low power and wakes up to route data through the network, receive or send data to other node ..after which it resumes to sleep mode again

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use low power with solar panel to create a perpetuum mobile at locations that needs to be active all the time generating data to create

informatics for the people on the street about traffic developments

Halewijn

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My advice for low power connected devices:

WiFi takes up so much power. Utilize BLE! 

Regular Bluetooth peaks at about 30mA while BLE peaks at 15mA.

Turning off the BLE module when not in use helps as well.

Another option is sub-1 GHz. I've used 868 MHz in some products, lower frequency = lower power consumption!

 

MRF89XAM8A is a great option for a 868 MHz radio!

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Historically on this channel, the power drains have been the pullup resistors.

 

It's a tradeoff between noise immunity and power consumption.  It's engineering - there is no free lunch.  Change the bus pullups to 100k instead of 10k - and accept a few bus errors.  Change the /RESET pullup from 4.7k to 47k - and accept an occasional accidental reset.  Or refuse them all, demand minimum power despite the specifications, and order the tides to obey you, HRH Canute.

 

S.

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My some of my advice:

- Long Sleep cycles.

- Use low voltage chips.

- Use low power micro controller.

- For receiving data on radio, use good antenna and powerful transmitter.

- For sending data on radio, put the peripheral into sleep if not transmitting.

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My advice:

1. Choose proper micro controller frequency and proper micro controller architecture, 8-bit or 32-bit. Sometimes it is better to have 8-bit running at lower power, sometimes 32-bit, which can makeup very quickly from sleep mode, process all sensors and go to sleep mode again.

2. Do not use higher bit sensors when not necessary, use 8-bit sensors when possible to simplify subsequent processing.

3. Simplify processing as much as possible to have shorter processing loop. Invest in profiling and optimizing, may be rewrite "hot" fragments of the program using assembler to improve speed and as a result reduce power consumption.

4. Use event-based program structure (which can be more complicated to develop), instead of polling (which is easier to implement, but which consumes more resources of processor).

5. Use wired connection instead of wireless to reduce consumption and additionally improve reliability.

6. Examine and use all possible low power modes, which the micro controller supports.

7. Using RTOS may help too as it is normal nowadays, than RTOSes already have support for low power consumption modes.

8. Invest in high quality sensors, which produce lower noise data, instead of filtering noise later, say by DSP algorithms.

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Most of the obvious ones have been used, like asserting your IO as to make it HiZ, putting your mcu to sleep, radios to sleep, use low clock frequency. My two cents would be to switch from relays to solid state, study your transistor and FET theory so you dont waste power when driving exernal elements. At the design stage, test extensively the power consumption of your design in low and high temperature environments, as well as testing with an unstable power supply. Cheers! Thank you for the amazing week of online sessions!!!

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1) Do a power profiling with a multimeter and a special debugging session

2) Eliminate waiting loops for state chart scheduler with a sleeping period

3) replace output electromagnetic relays with a bipolar (bistate) version ones which do consume power only during transition

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Rachel,

 

If you still have AVR-IOT WS, can I get one?

 

Thanks!

 

Ching

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aziubin wrote:
4. Use event-based program structure ...

...

7. Using RTOS may help too as it is normal nowadays, than RTOSes already have support for low power consumption modes.

Likewise by event processing frameworks.

 

Modern Reactive Architecture | Key Concepts | Quantum Leaps

...

Real-Time Embedded Frameworks (RTEFs)

...

Not only you get the productivity boost by working at a higher level of abstraction than raw RTOS threads, but you get it at a lower resource utilization and better power efficiency, because event-driven systems use the CPU only when processing events and otherwise can put the MCU in a low-power sleep mode.

conversely,

FreeRTOS - Market leading RTOS (Real Time Operating System) for embedded systems with Internet of Things extensions

[mid-page]

Tiny, power-saving kernel

...

Some architectures include a tick-less power saving mode

 

"Dare to be naïve." - Buckminster Fuller

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My best practice to lower the power sleep as much as you can

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May I get AVR kit?

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That's a wrap! 

 

Thanks everyone for your great comments, haikus, and low-power advice! I will be reaching out to the commenters shortly. 

 

Thank you for your participation and supporting IoT Design Week 2020!! 

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Did anyone get a PM.. just wanted to make sure I'm looking in the correct place. (Assume it would show up in messages)

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Not yet!

 

Vaishnav

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Not yet for me.  I'm assuming recent events have slowed things down so I am being patient.

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Not yet either but didn't expect it directly as the world has other things to think about now and time will come to round this up 2 ;-) Stay SAVE and caring

Halewijn

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Yes - I wouldn't have even asked except for the reference to sending them out shortly.. 

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Yes I did.

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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Nothing yet...

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I got one too a few days ago.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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Even if I tried all the surveys and comments, also I didn't received any reply.

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Yes, I got a PM.

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I didn't receive any reply :-(

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Thanks for your patience, we have to manually enter free samples so it takes a bit of time for me. Thanks for your patience! 

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Hi Everyone, 

 

I think I have messaged everyone who commented. That said, I probably made mistakes. So if I forgot to message you, or listed you as receiving the wrong development kit, just let me know! 

 

I will need to manually enter your information into our internal ordering system to send you your free sample(s). In theory this means you should get it faster, because it will ship straight out of the factory. But please have patience as this is a new process for us and we are all navigating the current global events together. 

 

Thank you! 

Rachel 

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you've done a great job :) thanks again!

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Were the expo ticket winners announced?

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What Changes do we have to do in order to connect the existing AVR-IOT Board to my own AWS account. Changes that are required to source code available on GitHub

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For AWS account setup the "zero touch provisioning kit" has a lot of relevant documentation:

https://github.com/MicrochipTech...

 

Then there is also an "IoT Provisioning Tool" which is linked from the AVR-IOT product page:

https://www.microchip.com/develo...

 

which has executables which can be used for custom provisioning as well as some basic documentation.

 

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Hi Everyone, 

 

Apologies - there may be a delay for international orders (outside the US). We are required to fill out customs forms for international orders, and with all the work-from-home things are taking a bit longer than expected. 

 

Thank you for your patience and understanding! 

 

Thanks, 

Rachel 

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Thanks - arrived just now:

 

 

laugh

 

handed over by the delivery guy at arm's length.

 

now I must just go and wash my hands ...

Top Tips:

  1. How to properly post source code - see: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment... - also how to properly include images/pictures
  2. "Garbage" characters on a serial terminal are (almost?) invariably due to wrong baud rate - see: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/serial-communication
  3. Wrong baud rate is usually due to not running at the speed you thought; check by blinking a LED to see if you get the speed you expected
  4. Difference between a crystal, and a crystal oscillatorhttps://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
  5. When your question is resolved, mark the solution: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
  6. Beginner's "Getting Started" tips: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
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... and the packaging.

 

 

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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and the knife used to open the packaging!

 

Have other stuff on at the moment - so can quarantine them for a while ...

Top Tips:

  1. How to properly post source code - see: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment... - also how to properly include images/pictures
  2. "Garbage" characters on a serial terminal are (almost?) invariably due to wrong baud rate - see: https://learn.sparkfun.com/tutorials/serial-communication
  3. Wrong baud rate is usually due to not running at the speed you thought; check by blinking a LED to see if you get the speed you expected
  4. Difference between a crystal, and a crystal oscillatorhttps://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
  5. When your question is resolved, mark the solution: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
  6. Beginner's "Getting Started" tips: https://www.avrfreaks.net/comment...
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Just stick everything in the microwave for 15 minutes, guaranteed to kill all.

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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Hi Everyone, 

 

Just a note - some orders may be split into two shipments. 

 

Thanks! 

Rachel 

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In time for the lock down? Thank you Rachel and all. laugh

 

John Samperi

Ampertronics Pty. Ltd.

www.ampertronics.com.au

* Electronic Design * Custom Products * Contract Assembly

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Just got mine! Thank you Rachel, Wayne and everyone at Microchip! Stay safe!

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We're on lockdown so not sure if I'll get mine here in New Zealand

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nedward wrote:
We're on lockdown so not sure if I'll get mine here in New Zealand
Ned, does your lockdown include FedEx deliveries and the usual mail? I received mine here in Melbourne yesterday.

 

Thanks Rachel and Stacy.

Ross McKenzie ValuSoft Melbourne Australia

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Its a bit uncertain ATM? most packages are in limbo and staying at the depots for now i believe

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At the endI got  my boards from FedEx. Thank you Racel for your endless support