Circuit Cellar Ink 16
August/September 1990

Table of Contents


Curtis Franklin, Jr.

Editor's INK

A Little Communicating


Reader's INK

Letters to the Editor


New Product News


Chris Ciarcia

Image Compression for High-Speed Network Transmission

When you have huge (and growing!) image files and a finite bandwidth over which to move them, something has to give. A good image compression method can stretch your network capabilities while preserving usable image quality.


Alfred L. Schumer

Extended Serial Communications on the 8096

Increase the Utility of these Ubiquitous Chips with Simple C Software

Intel's 8096 is a powerful microprocessor with considerable I/O muscle -- but a simple software tune-up can coax even more serial horsepower from this popular chip.


John Dybowski

ONDI -- The ON-line Device Interface

Building a Powerful Remote Control for your PC

You've seen "remote control" software that lets you manipulate another computer from your keyboard. This low parts-count device provides full remote control (including AC power control) and security for complete remote computing.

Download: KEYPAD.ZIP


David Otten

Building MITEE Mouse III

Part 2 -- The Software for a Maze-Running Rodent

In the last issue, we built a robotic mouse -- now we show it how to find its way in and out of a maze. Motor position control, mapping, and diagonal negotiation are all here -- and with no cheese in sight.

Download: MITEE3.ZIP


Jack Ganssle

Huge Arrays on the HD64180

Taking Advantage of Memory Management

Hitachi's HD64180 becomes even more powerful with software techniques for using very large data arrays.


Ed Nisley

Firmware Furnace

The Furnace Firmware Project -- Keypad and Piezo Beeper


Jeff Bachiochi

From the Bench

Creating a Nonvolatile RAM Module


Advertiser's Index


Tom Cantrell

Silicon Update

Old 8051s Never Die -- They Just Get Smarter -- New Power for a Controller Mainstay


Scott Robert Ladd

Practical Algorithms

Getting to Know You -- A New Feature Begins


Ken Davidson

ConnecTime -- Excerpts from the Circuit Cellar BBS


Steve Ciarcia

Steve's Own INK

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