FTDI

Future Technology Devices International, commonly known by its acronym FTDI, is a Scottish privately held semiconductor device company, specialising in Universal Serial Bus (USB) technology. It develops, manufactures, and supports devices and their related software drivers for converting RS-232 or TTL serial transmissions to USB signals, in order to allow support for legacy devices with modern computers. FTDI provides application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) design services. They also provide consultancy services for product design, specifically in the realm of electronic devices.

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DIY ESP-01 WIFI Module Programming Adapter

“Hello fellow makers! In this instructable I will show you how you can make your own ESP-01 programmer using a FTDI Module and some basic components. Also, i will show how to setup your Arduino IDE for the programming …

Programming FTDI devices in Python

“FTDI chips are frequently used as USB-to-serial adaptors, but the newer devices have the ability to drive more complex protocols such as SPI and I2C. I like to use Python when first experimenting with new PC hardware, and there …

Bit-Bang FTDI USB-To-Serial Converters To Drive SPI Devices

“The FT232 USB-to-serial converter is one of the most commonly-used methods of adding USB functionality to small projects, but recently I found that these chips are capable of sending more than just serial signals. With some creative programming, individual …

Sonar Glove For The Visually Impaired

“With minimal practise, this device is capable of greatly aiding someone visually impaired have a sense of their surroundings. The glove has a longer range than a cane and is able to detect obstacles like cars, people, walls, and trees …

Make Esp8266 Dev Board From Scratch

“ESP8266 needs no introduction. It is the cheapest WIFI module available and one can find many interesting projects online. ESP8266 has many variants starting from ESP01 to ESP13 (getting added every few months) I got really excited watching few applications …