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a year ago

Mr. Gibbs 2.0 first sail, miserable failure...and regatta recap

sailing   gps   ble   blend-micro   pebble  

Well it's a good thing I wasn't relying upon Mr. Gibbs to navigate the ocean! The system had some issues, to say the least. The bad news is I didn't get to gather any usable data over the weekend, a…

a year ago

Mr. Gibbs 2.0 Hitting the Water

ble   2.0  

Well I finally hit my 2.0 milestone, It's a good thing I started my updates in January! After our national regatta in September I took a break for a while. It seemed pointless to do any work on it k…

a year ago

BlueZ 5.39 BLE setup on the Raspberry Pi

bluez   raspbian   raspberry-pi   bluetooth   ble  

One of the things that I have done to really accelerate development of Mr. Gibbs is to do much of my work on an old laptop running ubuntu linux. Since ubuntu and raspbian are both debian based, most…

a year ago

BLE Wind Vane Assembly

ble   blend-micro   anemometer   raspberry-pi   raspberry-pi-zero  

With the main Mr. Gibbs assembly mostly worked out and waterproof, I set my sights on the wind vane this evening. The mount for the wind vane is intended to clamp on the top of my mast. It is ma…

2 years ago

Bluetooth Low Energy with C#, BlueZ 5 and Mono

mono   ble   bluetooth   blend-micro   dbus   bluez   gatt  

The major change from Mr. Gibbs 2015 to 2016 is the rewrite of all the bluetooth calls to support BlueZ 5. It sure seems like a lot of work just to be on the latest version number, and indeed, there…