Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.
#526 – Why IoT Is Difficult with Jonathan Beri
Jonathan Beri of Golioth joins Chris to talk about the difficulty of standing up an end-to-end IoT solution, including working with web providers, dealing with firmware updates, interfacing with different business organizations and more.
#525 – Open FPGA Toolchains and Machine Learning with Brian Faith of QuickLogic
Brian Faith, CEO of QuickLogic, joins Chris to talk about implementing the Symbiflow open source toolchain for QuickLogic FPGAs and how they are using that tool chain alongside the SensiML platform to create flexible, low power devices for machine learning applications.
#524 – LEDs and EVs with Mike Harrison
Mike Harrison of Mike's Electric Stuff join Chris and Dave to talk about new development projects, working with old parts and tinkering under the hood of an EV.
#523 – A Keyzermas Story
Jeff Keyzer of Mightyohm.com joins Chris and Dave for our annual Keyzermas episode! Jeff updates us on what he's been working on, answers some questions about RF and discusses the state of the electronics world, as he sees it.
#522 – High Current Power Supplies with Fredrik Kensander
Fredrik Kensander of KraftPowercon joins Chris to talk about creating very high current output power supplies used for things like plating copper onto circuit boards (and many other industrial applications). They discuss firmware, processors, power output stages, system architecture and more!
#521 – Outdoor Laser Projection & Object Mapping with Daryl Tewksbury
Daryl Tewksbury joins Dave to talk about his work on laser projects at Laservision and how he has continued building hardware and software.