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Testing Motes IRL
Posted 2006/12/14
We tested the motes outside to see what kind of range they had. I wrote a simple program for sending a ping between two motes which flashed the LEDs when a packet was received. The aim was to determine if the motes in the greenhouses we have chosen to run [...]
Building a development environment for Xbow Motes on Gentoo
Posted 2006/12/07
The quick start installer from Xbow is for Windows. I wanted to configure my Gentoo Linux box as a development environment for writing Mica applications. From looking at the Cygwin environment set up by the Windows installer I knew I needed the tinyos (tos) development packages and the nesC compiler. On [...]