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Guide to SIM900 GSM GPRS Shield with Arduino

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This post is a complete guide to the SIM900 GSM GPRS Shield with the Arduino. Learn how to send and receive SMS, make and receive phone calls with Arduino. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to […]

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Guide to SD Card Module with Arduino

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In this post we’re going to show you how to use an SD card module with Arduino to read and write files on an SD card. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a […]

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Arduino Temperature Data Logger with SD Card Module

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This post shows you how to create a temperature Arduino data logger. We’ll use the DHT11 to measure temperature, the real time clock (RTC) module to take time stamps and the SD card module to save the data on the SD card. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets […]

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Arduino EEPROM Explained – Remember Last LED State

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In this post we’re going to explain what is the Arduino EEPROM and what it is useful for. We’re also going to show you how to write and read from the EEPROM and build a project example to put the concepts learned into practice. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home […]

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Decoding and Encoding JSON with Arduino or ESP8266

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In this blog post you’re going to learn how to decode (parse a JSON string) and encode (generate a JSON string) with the ArduinoJson library using the Arduino with the Ethernet shield. This guide also works with the ESP8266 and ESP32 Wi-Fi modules with small changes. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects […]

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ESP8266 and Node-RED with MQTT (Publish and Subscribe)

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In this post we’re going to show you how to control ESP8266 outputs and display sensor data from the ESP8266 on Node-RED. The Node-RED software is running on a Raspberry Pi, and the communication between the ESP8266 and the Node-RED software is achieved with the MQTT communication protocol. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build […]

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Getting Started with Node-RED Dashboard

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This post is an introduction to Node-RED dashboard with Raspberry Pi. We’ll cover how to install Node-RED Dashboard and exemplify how to build a graphical user interface. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build […]

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Installing Raspbian Lite, Enabling and Connecting with SSH

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In this post, I’ll show you how to download and prepare your Raspberry Pi with the latest version of the Raspbian Lite Operating System (OS) and how to establish an SSH communication. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System […]

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Video Streaming with Raspberry Pi Camera

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In this post we’re going to show you how you can do video streaming with a Raspberry Pi and a Raspberry Pi Camera – how to stream live video into a web page that you can access in any device that has a browser and is connected to the same network the Pi is. This […]

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Guide to Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Module

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This post is an introduction to the Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Module. We’ll cover the following topics: Raspberry Pi Camera V2 Module features Enable the Raspberry Pi Camera Connect the Camera Take photos with the camera Record video into a file Don’t have a Raspberry Pi yet? Check the Best Raspberry Pi Starter Kits. Recommended […]

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Getting Started with MIT App Inventor 2 and Arduino

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In this post I’m going to introduce you to the MIT App Inventor 2 software and I’m going to show you what you need to quickly getting started building Android apps that interact and control your Arduino. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. […]

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Gesture Slider Swiper with Arduino

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This project was written by Emmanuel Odunlade and edited by Rui Santos.   In this post you’re going to learn how to set an Arduino UNO board as a USB HID keyboard and use gestures to swipe slides during a presentation. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the […]

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SQLite with Node-RED and Raspberry Pi

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In this project you’ll install an SQLite package for Node-RED and learn how to write simple SQL queries to interact with your SQLite database. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system […]

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Build a Night Security Light with Arduino

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In this project you’re going to build a night security light with a relay module, a photoresistor and an Arduino. Recommended Resources Home Automation using ESP8266 »Build IoT projects and home automation gadgets with the ESP8266 Wi-Fi module. Build a Home Automation System » Learn how to build a automation system using open-source hardware and […]

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