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Touching on Drones

I had a very interesting question today from an individual curious about drone technology, specifically why drone technology and camera technology used difference transmissions for their wireless applications. The answer is relatively simple. Power. Drones use Radio frequencies to transmit between themselves and home base. Radio frequencies have some pretty lofty power requirements, and while […]

The History of Locks

So. We’re gonna start here, because it makes the most sense to start at the beginning. Note to the reader: This topic is huge. Massive even. I’m going to do this in parts, or no one would see me for about a month.  While we should note that the earliest example of a lock and […]

The Heirarchy in My House

  So. There are some nights you just don’t sleep that well. Looks a lot like this; 11:30 pm 12:00 am 12:15 am 12:20 am 12:12 am I think we can agree, that’s pretty normal. Eventually sleep just kind of takes over. Unless, of course you have an animal. 12:30 am 12:35 am Yep. That’s […]

Sidewinder

Cutting house keys isn’t complicated. Really, for the most part it’s all about knowing your blanks. Once you’re comfortable with identifying what you’re trying to cut, the rest is just keeping your key cutter aligned.   This is where I normally go into my rant about automatic cutting machines, but really those machines drive so […]

Security for All

Welcome to the KW Region, where we all look like this; Because we dream about this; Or something like it, at least. Kitchener Waterloo Region has become a hub for all things business. Big conglomerates, small smart ups, single proprietors and big corporations are all finding exactly what they need right here is Kitchener Waterloo. […]

Full Circle

So. I feel like we’ve beaten the whole home automation thing into the ground for now. Maybe that’s because of the total immersion I’ve been experiencing for the past 2 months. It probably is. If I’m not careful, and/if/or statements are going to become part of my vocabulary. That would be bad. It would be […]