Author Archives: John Shovic

About John Shovic

Dr. John C. Shovic is currently Managing Partner of SwitchDoc Labs, LLC and Chief Technical Officer of InstiComm, LLC, a company specializing in mobile medical software solutions for health practitioners. He has worked in industry for over thirty years and has founded multiple companies: Advance Hardware Architectures, TriGeo Network Security, Blue Water Technologies, InstiComm, LLC, and bankCDA. He has also served as a Professor of Computer Science at Eastern Washington University, Washington State University and the University of Idaho. Dr. Shovic has given over 55 invited talks and has published over 35 papers on a variety of topics on HIPAA, GLB, computer security, computer forensics, embedded systems and others.

Benchmarks: RealTime Clocks – DS3231 / PCF8563 / MCP79400 / DS1307

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Benchmarks: Real Time Clocks –  Results for Raspberry Pi/Arduino – DS3231 / PCF8563 / MCP79400 / DS1307 SwitchDoc Labs is pleased to announce the addition of the DS3231/AT24C32 Module to the SwitchDoc Store.  You can read about the module here and buy … Continue reading

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SunAir Solar Power Kickstarter Over The Top – 103% Funded

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SunAir Solar Power Kickstarter Over The Top – 103% Funded The SunAir Kickstarter, SwitchDoc Labs first, has been fully funded.  As of yesterday, December 16, 2014, it had 40 backers for a total of $2031 of the $2000 goal.  You … Continue reading

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91% Funded – SunAir Solar Power Kickstarter

91% Funded – SunAir Solar Power Kickstarter 38 backers.  91% funded.  15 days to go.   SunAir Solar Power Controller Board/Tracker/Phone Charger The final version of SunAir has been shipped to the manufacturer.  There were a few last tweaks to … Continue reading

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Using SunAir for Wind Power Control

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Using SunAir for Wind Power Control The latest SwitchDoc Labs Kickstarter project is SunAir, a board designed to charge LiPo batteries from Solar Panels (Solar Power) and power your Arduino as well as a Raspberry Pi.  SunAir, however, is a very flexible charge controller.  With … Continue reading

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Solar Power on the Arduino – SunAir

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Solar Power on the Arduino – SunAir The latest SwitchDoc Labs Kickstarter project is SunAir, a board designed to charge LiPo batteries from Solar Panels and power your Arduino as well as a Raspberry Pi. Update 2 (Dec 10, 2014):  We … Continue reading

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Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi – SunAir

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Solar Power on the Raspberry Pi – SunAir The latest SwitchDoc Labs Kickstarter project is SunAir, a board designed to charge LiPo batteries from Solar Panels and power your Pi. First SunAir Kickstarter Update (Dec 7, 2014) Published here. An earlier generation of this project … Continue reading

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SunAir Solar Power Kickstarter Launched!

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SunAir Solar Power Kickstarter Launched! SwitchDoc Labs has launched their first Kickstarter.   The project is SunAir, a board designed to charge LiPo batteries from Solar Panels and power your Pi.  You also can track the sun, detect low power … Continue reading

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3D Printing MouseAir V2 – Part 3 / Debugging Big 3D Prints

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Introduction Part 1 of 3D Printing MouseAir V2 Part 2 0f 3D Printing MouseAir V2 /  Learning 3D The Mouse Air project has been around in various stages since April of 2014. The goal of the project (conceived in a bar, … Continue reading

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3D Printing MouseAir V2 – Part 2 / Learning 3D

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3D Printing MouseAir V2 – Part 2 / Learning 3D Part 1 of 3D Printing MouseAir V2 Part 3 – 3D Printing MouseAir V2 /  Debugging Big 3D Prints Introduction The Mouse Air project has been around in various stages … Continue reading

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Problems: New Part Generation with Fritzing

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Problems: New Part Generation with Fritzing Fritzing (fritzing.org) is an open source design package that makes electronics more available and readable, especially for the beginner and maker.  Fritzing diagrams do make it easier to build breadboards using extant products.  I like … Continue reading

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