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About hbouzas

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Studied Physics at the University of Buenos Aires. Joined Schlumberger in February 1985 in Houston, Texas, and worked in several technical and managerial positions until 2000. From 2000 until 2008 held several management positions in Abingdon, UK; Calgary, Alberta and London, UK. Worked in the areas of Geophysical Exploration, Geological Modeling, Structural Modeling, Reservoir Modeling and Petroleum Economics and holds several patents. He is currently the Norway Technology Center Manager for Schlumberger Information Solutions and is based in Oslo and Stavanger. Main interest are software, technology, innovation, 3D visualization, design, human computer interaction, energy, environment.

General purpose WIFI control board x4 based on ESP8266-03

I’ve just finished getting the ESP8266 working. I can now configure it via a web browser and the LUA based firmware will also allow me to control 4 signal, on and off, that can feed relays or other low consumption … Continue reading

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ESP8266 Breadboard Adapter with Reset and Flash jumper (8266BBA01) available on Tindie and eBay

The 8266BBA01 ESP8266 Breadboard Adaptor makes it easy to connect the ESP8266 to a breadboard or standalone for programming and testing. An 8 pin 0.1 inch pitch terminal is available in the bottom to directly connect to a breadboard. An … Continue reading

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ESP8266 based web configurable wifi general purpose control (Part III)

NOTE: Ready to go boards can be purchased here The electronics part InPart I and II we saw how to program and remotely configure the ESP8266 to turn it into a processor of TCP events. Now we will take those events … Continue reading

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ESP8266 based web configurable wifi general purpose control (Part II)

NOTE: Ready to go boards can be purchased here On Part II I will go over how to program the ESP8266 so a USB to serial module and a terminal is not necessary: it will all be done via web. … Continue reading

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ESP8266 based web configurable wifi general purpose control (Part I)

NOTE: Ready to go boards can be purchased here From AT commands to firmware controlled The kind of new ESP8266 wifi module is not only cheap, about 3-4 dollars, its also a pretty versatile module that enables tons of remote … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Wireless Antenna Selector

As a spinoff the speaker control project, I have developed a wireless antenna selctor. It handles 4 different antennas, selectable through web browser or an iphone app. A Raspberry Pi is used as the main controller running apache, python and … Continue reading

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Co-creation and crowdsourcing in Oil and Gas software: paving the future for highly technical software.

The challenges faced by the Oil and Gas industry are enormous. The easy reservoirs have been found and are mostly depleted. Oil companies need to replace their reserves, hence they need to find new proven assets. Whatever is left to … Continue reading

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Study the behaviour of technical communities by tracking their movement through wearables

This project has the goal to study the behavior of technical communities by tracking their movement through a wearable device and a number of readers. For organizations that are dealing with complex technical challenges it is extremely important that the … Continue reading

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Part I: iPhone controlled home speakers switch using the RaspberryPi and the CustardPi relay board

To get started, you need to have apache2, php and mysql loaded on your raspberry pi as we will be using web access and web services and a small database to store configuration data to support multiple iPhones controlling the … Continue reading

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iPhone controlled home speakers switch using the RaspberryPi and the CustardPi relay board

This is a project that I had in mind since we moved to the new house in the Houston Heights and we ended up with speakers throughout the house. Then I got a Sonos system for my birthday, which works … Continue reading

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