Jared Sanson


Archive for 2014

Post archive

Jan 5th 2014

Custom Fonts for Microcontrollers

Here I show how I created bitmap fonts from true-type fonts, which can then be used in your own microcontroller projects. I'm currently using them in my OLED watch project.

Feb 12th 2014

Fire Hotspot Detection using an RPAS

As part of a Summer Scholarship at the University of Canterbury, I developed a system for detecting fire hotspots using thermal imaging cameras and remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS).

Jul 1st 2014

OLED Watch Is Alive!

An update to my OLED watch project

Jul 15th 2014


This project uses the Kinect face-tracking SDK to replace a user's face with another, warping it to match the user. It was developed for my computer vision research project at the University of Canterbury.

Jul 22nd 2014


Over the last year or so I have been working on this project; a custom-built smartwatch! It is still very much a work in progress, and I have plans to build a new hardware platform in the future... Everything was built from the ground-up: the schematics, PCB, firmware, and PC software.

Sep 23rd 2014

Viscons Icon Set

Viscons is a hand-crafted icon set for common filetypes used in development (eg. C header files and binary objects), using the sky-blue theme of my website. I originally created this set because I got annoyed at all the different icons associated with my dev files.