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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.

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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.

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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.

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Android App – RGB LED with Arduino and Bluetooth

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In this project you’re going to build an Android app to control the color of an RGB LED with a smartphone via bluetooth. You’re going to build the Android app using a free web based software called MIT App Inventor 2.

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Arduino – Control 2 DC Motors Via Bluetooth (Perfect To Build a Robot)

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In this tutorial I’ll show you how to control 2 DC motors via bluetooth with an Android app created with MIT App Inventor 2. MIT App Inventor is a great platform to get you started with Android development.

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Guide for TCS230/TCS3200 Color Sensor with Arduino

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This post shows you how to detect colors with the Arduino using the TCS230/TCS3200 color sensor. The TCS3200 color sensor can detect a wide variety of colors based on their wavelength. This sensor is specially useful for color recognition projects such as color matching, color sorting, test strip reading and much more.

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Build Robot Car Chassis Kit – Arduino

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In this post you’re going to learn how to build a robot car chassis kit that is commonly used with the Arduino board. You can either watch the video tutorial or follow the written instructions. Throughout this post, we’ll be assembling a Smart Robot Car Chassis Kit that can be found on eBay.

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Arduino Ethernet Web Server with Relay

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This posts shows how to build an Arduino Ethernet web server that controls a relay that is attached to a lamp. You can access your web server with any device that has a browser and it’s connected to the same network.

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20 Free Guides for Arduino Modules and Sensors

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The Arduino community has created a wide variety of modules and sensors that can enhance your projects. Here’s the ultimate collection of 20 free guides for Arduino Modules and Sensors that can help you get started with them. Let’s start!

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Guide for Relay Module with Arduino

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This post shows how to use a relay module with your Arduino. It starts by demonstrating how to connect the relay to mains voltage and to the arduino. Then, you’ll have an example on how to control a lamp with a relay module and a PIR motion sensor.

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Guide for the Tilt Sensor (inclinometer) with Arduino

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This post shows how to use the tilt sensor module with the Arduino. The tilt sensor is many times referred to as inclinometer, tilt switch or rolling ball sensor. Using a tilt sensor is a simple way to detect orientation or inclination.

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Guide for Microphone Sound Sensor with Arduino

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This post shows how to use the microphone sound sensor with the Arduino board.

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9 Arduino Compatible Temperature Sensors for Your Electronics Projects

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Reading the temperature with the Arduino is a very useful task. It is commonly used in a weather station project or in a home thermostat, for example. There are several ways of measuring the temperature.

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Guide for BMP180 Barometric Sensor with Arduino

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This post is about how to use the BMP180 barometric sensor with the Arduino. It is also applicable for other similar barometric sensors.

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