Easy I2C: Introduction to I2C

; Date: Dec 16, 2014

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I2C is an acronym for Inter-Integrated-Circuit-Communications. It was invented by Phillips Semiconductor, now NXP. It's meant to provide simple, robust, inexpensive and easy-to-use communications between a "chain" of devices. Many devices such as accelerometers, temperature sensors, pressure sensors, etc. communicate on the I2C bus.

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David Herron : David Herron is a writer and software engineer focusing on the wise use of technology. He is especially interested in clean energy technologies like solar power, wind power, and electric cars. David worked for nearly 30 years in Silicon Valley on software ranging from electronic mail systems, to video streaming, to the Java programming language, and has published several books on Node.js programming and electric vehicles.