Building an RC Paramotor

Flying and aviation is my passion and I have flown pretty much everything from large scale model airplanes to multi copters. A couple weeks ago I met a fellow RC Pilot who was flying an RC Paramotor and it was an amazing experience. Naturally I started to look to buy a cheap model that I … Read more

Han Solo and Twobaccas Costume

About 7 months ago, two amazing little guys came to this world and have conquered the heart of their Mommy, Brother and of course Daddy. Naturally we were thinking about a fun halloween costume for the twins and as a big Star Wars fan I couldn’t resist and build a Stroller Millennium Falcon. And so … Read more

Fresh React Native Components: swipebox, swipetimepicker and optiongroup

It’s summer time and we just had twin baby boys. Coding and development have been drastically reduced but I still have some time to play around and create some simple but powerful react-native components. react-native-optiongroup¬† The react-native-optiongroup¬†component is a simple but effective control that allows a user to select a quick choice from a pre-selected … Read more

Open anything with React Native OpenAnything

A common task in modern mobile apps is to redirect the user to native or external applications. A very common thing is to open and display an address in the native maps application. You can either do this the old fashion way and create a deep linking module for your application or just use OpenAnything … Read more

Partial Object Composing in JavaScript ES6

We all had to deal with dynamic object keys at one point and it is a painful process but thanks to the enhanced Object Initialization Spec in ES6, those days are becoming a bit easier. The [ ] quotation allows to create an object key from a computed value as shown below: const target = … Read more

A venture into Large Object Scanning using Photogrammetry

Photogrammetry is not new to the world. It was discovered in the mid-19th century and is the science behind recovering exact positions of surface points meaning that depth and distance can be calculated from just images as long the scale is known. Today Photogrammetry has it’s application in a wide range of industries including topographic … Read more

The Evening Toy Build

My son recently discovered that Daddy has a full workshop and he takes every opportunity to use it. Tonight he suddenly had the urge to get one of the famous fidget toys and luckily we had an immediate solution for it: Let’s build one!


BitsyOSD is a full featured standalone OSD firmware with a modern design for the MinimOSD Hardware. It was specifically created for Multirotors (FPV Racing), Aircrafts and Ground Vehicles. The MinimOSD hardware has gone long ways thanks to the Max7456 OSD chip series which allows to build full featured on-screen displays with little effort. Basically every … Read more

Continuous Integration for Alexa Skills

Alexa Skills recently get a lot of traction. Amazon just released the Echo Show and has almost ten thousands skills. But as a developer they are question how to maintain skills in a scalable fashion. The good old times of maintaining cloud software via sftp and ssh are basically over. Today we utilizing modern tools … Read more