madparts electronics footprint generator 2.0 release

  The Open Source madparts electronics footprint generator tool has been in use since its initial release at Productize. While the core functionality worked fine the library management code contained in it leaved to desire and started to be a problem when handling with the huge number of electronic parts...

KiCad BOM generation

BOM (Bill Of Materials) generation is an important and usually cumbersome part of doing electronics.  KiCad has two ways to generate a BOM: from the schematic and from the layout. Layout based In pcbnew select from the menu: File -> Fabrication outputs -> BOM file. This generates a simple...

Energy harvesting Workshop

Power is a big constraint for connected products. People want to have a product without a wire or even without cumbersome batteries. We met Geoffroy from e-peas at the university of Louvain-la Neuve to evaluate their new Energy harvesting chip in our IoT environment. The goal was...