[Arduino Project]#Remote Monitoring of Ultrasonic Sensor Value Using IoShield-A & Cloud Server




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Introduction: [Arduino Project]#Remote Monitoring of Ultrasonic Sensor Value Using IoShield-A & Cloud Server

About: I am SoC engineer^^

My post explains how to monitor ultrasonic sensor value remotely using Arduino, ioShield-A & Xively Server.

Arduino Uno board is used for controlling whole system and measuring the sensor value. I'm using ioShield-A (which is based of W5500) for processing the TCP/IP connection.

Step 1: Parts & Program

I drew the schematic at the Fritzing.

Step 2: Operation Block Diagram

Each node and part operate and communicate as shown in below block diagram.

Step 3: Method the Using Xively 1/6

Now, I will connect to Xively(cloud service), one of the most popular cloud service in the world.

1. Connect to http://xively.com

Step 4: Method the Using Xively 2/6

2. After log-in, go to “Development Devices”

Step 5: Method the Using Xively 3/6

3. Input the “User Agent”, “Feed ID” & “APIKEY” in the Arduino Sketch

Step 6: Method the Using Xively 4/6

4. Now, you can remotely monitor the change of the sensor value.

Step 7: Method the Using Xively 5/6

// replace your Xively api key here

#define APIKEY “YfqMfUI4h9QIZ0dL8JQTpqfhIfaeXwGOc7qrpPeoFHecVPEI”

// replace your feed ID#define USERAGENT “make fair”

// user agent is the project name

#define FEEDID 863324820

Below code is to turn on the LED if the sensor value is under 10cm.

In case of String dataString = “Ultra,” and dataString += “\nTemperature, “, they must be same with the channel name that you made at the Xively

Step 8: Method the Using Xively 6/6(video)

The monitoring of sensor using the xively(HW - WIZ550io +Arduino uno)

Attached file

  1. dht11.zip : temperature library
  2. XivelyClientString_temperature.zip : arduino source code.

Please refer to attached video.



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    great project i'll try it thanks a lot for your work ^^

    like this project, thanks for sharing...

    It's so coooool!

    Very Nice. Cheer up & Good luck.

    This looks interesting. Can you explain a real-life application where you would put this into use? I'm curious how this could be used. Thanks!

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    That sounds good. Thanks :)


    Such as surveillance camera,I'm thinking of applying the sensors for home automation. I'm planning to be apply other sensor also.

    I'd like to be of help, even if it's only in a small way. :)