Jacob Beningo

Jacob Beningo

Jacob Beningo is a Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) whose expertise is in embedded software. He works with companies to decrease costs and time to market while maintaining a quality and robust product.

Areas of interest of the author: Arduino MCU Open-Source Platforms Interfaces Computers and Peripherals

Publications on RadioLocman by the author Jacob Beningo:

  1. Prototype to Production: Arduino for the Professional
    Despite its popularity among hobbyists and electronics enthusiasts, the Arduino has become infamous among professional embedded systems developers. I must admit that for the longest time I also viewed the Arduino as so simple it was nearly useless for professional developers....
    31-01-2017
  2. Isolated USB-to-UART Converter Builds in 20 Minutes for $20
    I stood in stunned silence at the smoke billowing up from the hardware on the workbench. Just moments before, it had been operating as expected, before self-destructing with a sound that can only be compared with a gunshot. The failure of the hardware under test had an...
    18-05-2016
  3. USART vs UART: Know the Difference
    Have you ever used the term UART only to be corrected by another engineer that it isn’t a UART but USART? In certain circumstances the interchangeability of these terms may be appropriate but in many cases it is in error. Let’s examine what a USART and a UART are,...
    13-04-2016