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A Wi-Fi pager–or, Experimenting with New Parts

I hI’ve been working for a while now on a new project for an actual customer.  It is a pager device designed to operate on an existing Wi-Fi infrastructure.  Naturally, it has a few other requirements that are a prerequisite for something like this: a battery and a vibration motor, among other things.  Then, to complicate things further, I decided to add an ATECC508A crypto IC for security.  That particular part was inspired by Mongoose OS, who Tweeted at me at one point while I was collecting the parts I needed.  At some point, at least, I want to experiment with their OS, and I may as well use my own board to take it for a test drive. Continue reading A Wi-Fi pager–or, Experimenting with New Parts