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.

SunAirPlus Solar Power – INA3221 Arduino Library Released

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SunAirPlus Solar Power – INA3221 Arduino Library Released SunAirPlus and SunAir are solar power controllers / sun tracker / power supply system developed by SwitchDoc Labs to power Arduino and Raspberry Pi based systems.  Internally, it is not a simple … Continue reading

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WeatherRack Weather Sensors Released

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WeatherRack Weather Sensors Released SwitchDoc Labs has released the WeatherRack Weather Sensors and they are now available on the SwitchDoc Labs Store, Amazon and Tindie.com. The WeatherRack Weather Sensors are a set of sensors designed to measure your local weather conditions. … Continue reading

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MouseAir Makes The Cover of Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine

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MouseAir Makes The Cover of Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine The SwitchDoc Labs 3D Printed Version of MouseAir has made the cover of Raspberry Pi Geek Magazine.  MouseAir detects the cat, loads a furry fake mouse in to a launching slot, fires … Continue reading

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Weather For Your Arduino – WeatherPiArduino

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SwitchDoc Labs Store – Powered by Amazon(Now with Prime Shipping!) WeatherPiArduino is a weather station controller board designed to interface to Arduino and Raspberry Pi computers.  It is an interface board developed by SwitchDoc Labs to allow the user to easily … Continue reading

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Weather For Your Raspberry Pi – WeatherPiArduino

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Weather For Your Raspberry Pi – WeatherPiArduino SwitchDoc Labs Store – Powered by Amazon WeatherPiArduino is a weather station controller board designed to interface to Arduino and Raspberry Pi computers.  It is an interface board developed by SwitchDoc Labs to allow … Continue reading

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BeaconAir – Reading iBeacons on your Raspberry Pi

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BeaconAir – Reading IBeacons on your Raspberry Pi BeaconAir is a Raspberry Pi based project that reads the advertising packets coming from iBeacons and roughly calculates the physical position of BeaconAir by Trilateration. This is an application that uses the … Continue reading

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WeatherPiArduino Weather Station Product Released

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WeatherPiArduino Weather Station Product Released SwitchDoc Labs Store – Powered by Amazon The WeatherPiArduino Weather board is now available on the SwitchDoc Store,  Amazon and Tindie.com. WeatherPiArduino is a weather station controller board designed to interface to Arduino and Raspberry Pi computers.  It is … Continue reading

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MouseAir Makes List of 15 Most Creative Raspberry Pi Projects

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MouseAir Makes List of 15 Most Creative Raspberry Pi Projects Brit+CO has named SwitchDoc Labs rather whimsical 3D Printed project MouseAir as one of the most 15 creative Raspberry Pi projects.  We are number 15 on the list, but still … Continue reading

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SunAir Solar Power Product Specification Released

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SunAir Solar Power Product Specification Released The product specification for the SwitchDoc Labs Product SunAir has been released.  It has example code, pin diagrams and specifications.  The Kickstarter for the program was successful on December 31st and the SunAir product … Continue reading

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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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