Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - featured http://www.instructables.com Wed, 29 Mar 2017 06:34:50 PDT BLOX v1.01 Educational Flex Sensor for Arduino or Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Educational-Flex-Sensor-for-Arduino-or-Raspberry-P/
Educational Flex Sensor for Arduino or Raspberry Pi - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/JVWL/J0SEIBNK/FCBJVWLJ0SEIBNK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/JVWL/J0SEIBNK/FCBJVWLJ0SEIBNK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCB/JVWL/J0SEIBNK/FCBJVWLJ0SEIBNK.SMALL.jpg DrGarySullivan A flex sensor changes its electrical resistance as it is bent. It can detect how far an object is bent or moved. For example, look for projects that use flex sensors to control a robotic hand. The sensor is made from a five-layered “sandwich” of thin materials. This Instructable is for students...
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:10:03 PDT
How to Monitor Water Level Sensors With Tools.Valarm.net + Eno Scientific Well Watch Sonic Water Level Indicators & RS-485 Modbus http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Monitor-Water-Level-Sensors-With-ToolsValar/
How to Monitor Water Level Sensors With Tools.Valarm.net + Eno Scientific Well Watch Sonic Water Level Indicators & RS-485 Modbus - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/74LM/J0SEJGT8/F2B74LMJ0SEJGT8.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/74LM/J0SEJGT8/F2B74LMJ0SEJGT8.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2B/74LM/J0SEJGT8/F2B74LMJ0SEJGT8.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm Are you, your teams, or your organization monitoring water wells? If so then you’ve got options on what kind of water level sensors you want to use.In this blog post you’ll learn how to use Tools.Valarm.net with Eno Scientific Water Well Watch sensors.The Eno Scientific sensors are non-contact and u...
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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:08:34 PDT
Add Gesture Control to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Gesture-Control-to-Your-Computer/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 23:43:57 PDT
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-Smart-Plant-Care-Kit-Assembly/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 14:50:15 PDT
Simple Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-Follower-1/
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 06:00:22 PDT
Perimeter Water Leak Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Perimeter-Water-Leak-Sensor/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 21:54:50 PDT
RuuviTag and PiZero W and Blinkt! A Bluetooth Beacon Based Thermometer http://www.instructables.com/id/RuuviTag-and-PiZero-W-And-Blinkt/
RuuviTag and PiZero W and Blinkt! A Bluetooth Beacon Based Thermometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/LLGR/J08EHMV2/F5FLLGRJ08EHMV2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/LLGR/J08EHMV2/F5FLLGRJ08EHMV2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/LLGR/J08EHMV2/F5FLLGRJ08EHMV2.SMALL.jpg Dr H This instructable describes an approach to read temperature and humidity data from a RuuviTag using Bluetooth with a Raspberry Pi Zero W and to display the values in binary numbers on a Pimoroni blinkt! pHAT.Or to put it short: how to build a state of the art and a bit nerdy thermometer.The RuuviTag...
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 06:44:13 PDT
True Power Energy Monitor With Blynk http://www.instructables.com/id/True-Power-Energy-Monitor-With-Blynk/
True Power Energy Monitor With Blynk - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/NLPD/J08EGF0X/F7KNLPDJ08EGF0X.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/NLPD/J08EGF0X/F7KNLPDJ08EGF0X.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F7K/NLPD/J08EGF0X/F7KNLPDJ08EGF0X.SMALL.jpg OspreyGozo Recently I have been seeing a number of tutorials detailing how to build energy monitors. However, they all seem to suffer from the same two shortfalls:They assume that the voltage is constant, which, at least for me is anything but the case. Where I live the supply voltage can swing between 227V an...
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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:14:01 PDT
Physical Pattern Lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Physical-Pattern-Lock/
Physical Pattern Lock - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EYHQ/J08EE5Y6/FIKEYHQJ08EE5Y6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EYHQ/J08EE5Y6/FIKEYHQJ08EE5Y6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/EYHQ/J08EE5Y6/FIKEYHQJ08EE5Y6.SMALL.jpg taifur The pattern lock of Android device fascinates me. From the inspiration of Android pattern lock I made a physical pattern lock using IR sensors and Arduino microcontroller. You can use the lock where some sort of security is required such as your home or office. No more tension about losing the keys!...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 08:54:51 PDT
Optical Flex Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Flex-Sensor/
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 02:50:51 PDT
Arduino Air Monitor Shield. Live in a Safe Environment. http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Air-Monitor-Shield-Live-in-a-Safe-Environm/
Arduino Air Monitor Shield. Live in a Safe Environment. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TGKW/J08ECZIC/F8QTGKWJ08ECZIC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TGKW/J08ECZIC/F8QTGKWJ08ECZIC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/TGKW/J08ECZIC/F8QTGKWJ08ECZIC.SMALL.jpg Manoj BR Hello,In this Instructabe I am going to make a Air monitoring shield for arduino. Which can sense LPG leakage and CO2 concentration in our atmosphere.And also beeps a buzzer turns on LED and the exhaust fan whenever LPG is detected or the concentration of CO2 increases.As this was made to be work in...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:44:25 PDT
LED Flood Light With Motion Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flood-Light-2/
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:13:53 PST
Proximity Triggered Car Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Triggered-Car-Security-Camera/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:17:07 PST
Burglar Alarm With IR Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Burglar-Alarm-With-IR-Sensor/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:04:35 PST
Smart staircase LED lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Staircase-LED-Lighting/
Smart staircase LED lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LQMW/IZ6CQ2FI/F0KLQMWIZ6CQ2FI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LQMW/IZ6CQ2FI/F0KLQMWIZ6CQ2FI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/LQMW/IZ6CQ2FI/F0KLQMWIZ6CQ2FI.SMALL.jpg rephus For a long time, we've been turning on the lights at the beginning the staircase, just to turn them off when we reach another floor.But instead, we built a simple system to turn them ON automatically when you are going upstairs or downstairs, just by using a couple of IR proximity sensors, a relay a...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2017 20:23:23 PST
Repairing Environmental Damage to Glass Solar Cells http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Environmental-Damage-to-Glass-Solar-Cell/
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Wed, 15 Feb 2017 16:10:32 PST
SmartParking http://www.instructables.com/id/SmartParking/
SmartParking - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/F3R8/IYYTVCMG/FYGF3R8IYYTVCMG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/F3R8/IYYTVCMG/FYGF3R8IYYTVCMG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/F3R8/IYYTVCMG/FYGF3R8IYYTVCMG.SMALL.jpg SmartParking Parking your car in big cities seems impossible? You always go round in circles before finding an empty spot? Here we have a solution to offer: the Smart Parking.With our answer to this problem, there is no need to undertake big civil engineering, you just have to put autonomous magic boxes next to ...
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Mon, 13 Feb 2017 14:07:56 PST
1S-6S Battery Voltage Monitor (ROS) http://www.instructables.com/id/1S-6S-Battery-Voltage-Monitor-ROS/
1S-6S Battery Voltage Monitor (ROS) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/925W/IYV9D2CR/FXL925WIYV9D2CR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/925W/IYV9D2CR/FXL925WIYV9D2CR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXL/925W/IYV9D2CR/FXL925WIYV9D2CR.SMALL.jpg DuncanI1 The ability to remotely monitor the health of a battery provides the user with the convenience of knowing when it is time to bring their drone back for recharging. Currently, there are devices on the market such as the Hobby King LiPo Alarm or the more common 3DR Power Module used for drones/UAVs. H...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2017 12:18:21 PST
Dog Water Alarm (V2) http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-Water-Alarm-V2/
Dog Water Alarm (V2) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ULJU/IYUFYYCW/FOGULJUIYUFYYCW.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ULJU/IYUFYYCW/FOGULJUIYUFYYCW.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOG/ULJU/IYUFYYCW/FOGULJUIYUFYYCW.SMALL.jpg Funguypro Let's be honest, there have been times where you forgot to give your dog water. This WiFi fog bowl will help to solve that problem using a LinkIt Smart Duo and some household items! Parts 1) Dog Bowl2) LinkIt Smart Duo3) Foil4) 1meg Ohm resistor5) Wire Program This part is easy, download the c...
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Mon, 6 Feb 2017 15:30:36 PST
Face Detection+recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Detectionrecognition/
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 02:04:44 PST
Pitot - Static Tube DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitot-Static-Tube-DIY/
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Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:08:47 PST
IoT Gyroscope Bluetooth Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Gyroscope-Bluetooth-Cube/
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:58:28 PST
bike rear light http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-Rear-Light/
bike rear light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/7V0P/IYEQ7MI5/FJ47V0PIYEQ7MI5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/7V0P/IYEQ7MI5/FJ47V0PIYEQ7MI5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/7V0P/IYEQ7MI5/FJ47V0PIYEQ7MI5.SMALL.jpg HG9XT O.K.,I was asked for several times details on the rear bike light PCBA I made and I thought I summarize everything on a web page.First of all : why ?I do not like to re invent the wheel, but …When I picked a Cateye TL-LD570-R, it seemed to be a very nice product. http://www.cateye.com/en/products/de...
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 03:55:58 PST
Rocket Propelled Centrifuge http://www.instructables.com/id/Rocket-Propelled-Centrifuge/
Rocket Propelled Centrifuge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/EGD3/IYAN1EHH/FIZEGD3IYAN1EHH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/EGD3/IYAN1EHH/FIZEGD3IYAN1EHH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIZ/EGD3/IYAN1EHH/FIZEGD3IYAN1EHH.SMALL.jpg tanner_tech Rockets are are cool, right? What if you could build a rocket that does not fly high in the sky, like most rockets, but in circles at high velocities? Well I did, and its called the rocket propelled centrifuge. The rocket propelled centrifuge is a device that uses model rocket engines to accelera...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 14:51:53 PST
360 LIDAR Module http://www.instructables.com/id/360-LIDAR-Module/
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Fri, 27 May 2016 03:15:02 PDT
Particle Photon/Electron Screw Shield used for Outdoor Temperature sensing Using Solar Power http://www.instructables.com/id/Particle-PhotonElectron-Screw-Shield-Used-for-Outd/
Particle Photon/Electron Screw Shield used for Outdoor Temperature sensing Using Solar Power - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/JETX/IY4QIE7K/FCHJETXIY4QIE7K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/JETX/IY4QIE7K/FCHJETXIY4QIE7K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/JETX/IY4QIE7K/FCHJETXIY4QIE7K.SMALL.jpg jade7272 This is a project in Setting and installing Temperature sensors in Junction Box ..Using a Particle and a Particle Screw Shield Step One ..Basics I just used an old junction box with a battery compartment ..I also built and installed a 120 volt AC to 12 volt DC power converter and also installe...
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Sun, 22 Jan 2017 08:16:44 PST
Basic Touching Control Using Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Touching-Control-Using-Sensors/
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Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:53:09 PST
COMMUTATOR BASED DIRECTION INDICATOR http://www.instructables.com/id/COMMUTATOR-BASED-DIRECTION-INDICATOR/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 02:27:46 PST
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 3: Hardware Upgrade http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-3-Hardware-Upgra/
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 3: Hardware Upgrade - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/XJR6/IY3D4J5U/FAFXJR6IY3D4J5U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/XJR6/IY3D4J5U/FAFXJR6IY3D4J5U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAF/XJR6/IY3D4J5U/FAFXJR6IY3D4J5U.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat After getting some advice from Vector Instruments, who supplied the wind sensors, I realised that these sensors needed to be much higher up in the air and further away from the low lying hedge underneath. With this in mind, the main pole was extended to 20 feet and guy lines were attached to stop th...
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Sat, 7 Jan 2017 04:18:39 PST
Never Forget It on - Energy Saver http://www.instructables.com/id/Never-Forget-It-on-Energy-Saver/
Never Forget It on - Energy Saver - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/OSBH/IXGFOZEQ/F55OSBHIXGFOZEQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/OSBH/IXGFOZEQ/F55OSBHIXGFOZEQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F55/OSBH/IXGFOZEQ/F55OSBHIXGFOZEQ.SMALL.jpg udubinsky I have got tired and frustrated forgeting my bathroom heater on, this device sense the lack of movement in the bathroom and turns the heater off after a preset time.Energy (and money) saved ! Parts Arduino nano (or other)PIR Sensor ModuleRelay Module2 220ohm Resistors1 PNP TransistorMain case (I ...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 01:51:43 PST
Domotic Energy Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Domotic-Energy-Meter/
Domotic Energy Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/09PW/IXAPUD8E/FRD09PWIXAPUD8E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/09PW/IXAPUD8E/FRD09PWIXAPUD8E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/09PW/IXAPUD8E/FRD09PWIXAPUD8E.SMALL.jpg Alessio Antolini Integrate power metering to a domotic system is very useful not only for statistic and economic reason but either to promptly recognize and manage overload and prevent automatic shutdown from the smart meter.There a lot of project in the net using Arduino or Rasperry PI.What I'm looking for is: Powe...
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Fri, 30 Dec 2016 05:45:40 PST
Interactive mat with conductive paint TfCD http://www.instructables.com/id/Interactive-Mat-With-Conductive-Paint-TfCD/
Interactive mat with conductive paint TfCD - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/MQLA/IWWFUWEJ/FW6MQLAIWWFUWEJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/MQLA/IWWFUWEJ/FW6MQLAIWWFUWEJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/MQLA/IWWFUWEJ/FW6MQLAIWWFUWEJ.SMALL.jpg nuria_vilarasau This interactive mat created with self-made conductive paint consists on a reaction game. When a LED lights up randomly, the players have to press the conductive field on the mat quickly, so the first who presses gets a point. This is indicated by another LED (different colour for each player) that ...
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Thu, 22 Dec 2016 07:14:29 PST
Virtual Reality on Raspberry Pi with BeYourHero! http://www.instructables.com/id/BeYourHero-DIY-VR-Immersive-Games/
Virtual Reality on Raspberry Pi with BeYourHero! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/OV39/IXQFRTGB/FAHOV39IXQFRTGB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/OV39/IXQFRTGB/FAHOV39IXQFRTGB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAH/OV39/IXQFRTGB/FAHOV39IXQFRTGB.SMALL.jpg jeanotP1314 Welcome to "Be Your Hero" project!I hope you are ready to enter the next generation of Virtual Reality immersion!This project will give you full gesture control of any virtual Hero you like with a simple set of inexpensive devices using sensors. All the data collected is wirelessly sent to a compute...
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Wed, 21 Dec 2016 14:27:06 PST
Smart Parking System http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Parking-System/
Smart Parking System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FODP/IWWFP2CK/FDVFODPIWWFP2CK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FODP/IWWFP2CK/FDVFODPIWWFP2CK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/FODP/IWWFP2CK/FDVFODPIWWFP2CK.SMALL.jpg mafiha Finding a free parking lot in a congested city like Dhaka is very hard. Here, if anyone wants to go outside from home with personal car first thing comes in his mind is about parking, where he will park his car. Most of the cases, people go to a parking station and find that all parking slot are ful...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 23:27:54 PST
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 2: Upgraded Wind Sensors and Improved Energy Efficiency http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-GPRS-Weather-Station-Part-2-Upgraded-Wind-/
Arduino GPRS Weather Station - Part 2: Upgraded Wind Sensors and Improved Energy Efficiency - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/DQNL/IWMMH4FJ/FMADQNLIWMMH4FJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/DQNL/IWMMH4FJ/FMADQNLIWMMH4FJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMA/DQNL/IWMMH4FJ/FMADQNLIWMMH4FJ.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat In my continuing efforts to control my island's weather I have rebuilt my GPRS weather station with upgraded 'industry standard' calibrated wind sensors and made several significant improvements for better energy efficiency.This weather station is now a lot more accurate and uses three Arduinos work...
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Mon, 12 Dec 2016 15:06:05 PST
Haptic Proximity Module - Cheap and Easy http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Proximity-Module-Cheap-and-Easy/
Haptic Proximity Module - Cheap and Easy - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/ELTG/IWI0PGWA/FPPELTGIWI0PGWA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/ELTG/IWI0PGWA/FPPELTGIWI0PGWA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPP/ELTG/IWI0PGWA/FPPELTGIWI0PGWA.SMALL.jpg SKYuvraj God gifted sense of vision to the human being is an important aspect of our life. But there aresome unfortunate people who lack the ability of visualizing things.There are approximately 37 million people across the globe who are blind, over 15 million are from India. Even for the non-visually impair...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:22:44 PST
How To Monitor Air Quality Using Industrial Internet of Things Devices For Example Applications And Use Cases Remotely Monitoring Air Quality Sensors like VOCs, PM2.5, Ozone, & Nitrous Oxide http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Monitor-Air-Quality-Using-Industrial-Intern/
How To Monitor Air Quality Using Industrial Internet of Things Devices For Example Applications And Use Cases Remotely Monitoring Air Quality Sensors like VOCs, PM2.5, Ozone, & Nitrous Oxide - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RBAB/IWH38STP/FGHRBABIWH38STP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RBAB/IWH38STP/FGHRBABIWH38STP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGH/RBAB/IWH38STP/FGHRBABIWH38STP.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm Do you or your organization need to monitor air quality?You’ll learn in this Instructable in just a few minutes how to measure air quality factors with sensors that detect harmful stuff that might be in your air, like: Ozone a.k.a. O3 Nitrogen Dioxide a.k.a. NO2 Particulate Matter, Dust, Soot, PM1, ...
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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 05:29:39 PST
Speed PID using Digilent Gear-Motors and Encoders! http://www.instructables.com/id/Speed-PID-Using-Digilent-Gear-Motors-and-Encoders/
Speed PID using Digilent Gear-Motors and Encoders! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Z3BT/IWH357WS/FCXZ3BTIWH357WS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Z3BT/IWH357WS/FCXZ3BTIWH357WS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCX/Z3BT/IWH357WS/FCXZ3BTIWH357WS.SMALL.jpg JayWeeks In my previous I'ble, I showed you how to set up and use a Pmod HB5 with a Digilent gearmotor!This tutorial will take a few steps ahead and show you how to take advantage of the shaft encoders built into these motors by programming a PID speed controller!I've done a PID before in my For Cheap Robots...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 17:17:09 PST
Watson IOT - Shipment Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Watson-IOT-Shipment-Tracker/
Watson IOT - Shipment Tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/T54F/IWE4MT0Q/FFQT54FIWE4MT0Q.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/T54F/IWE4MT0Q/FFQT54FIWE4MT0Q.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/T54F/IWE4MT0Q/FFQT54FIWE4MT0Q.SMALL.jpg chipmc I am an IBMer and I enjoy making connected sensors. However, I had not taken the time to learn about what my own company had to offer in this space - until now. This is a project I developed to explore Watson IOT Services, the MQTT protocol and Node-RED. These are all technologies that provide a ...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 06:28:05 PST
Water Turbidity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Turbidity-Sensor/
Water Turbidity Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/N84B/IW6PE88O/F0TN84BIW6PE88O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/N84B/IW6PE88O/F0TN84BIW6PE88O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0T/N84B/IW6PE88O/F0TN84BIW6PE88O.SMALL.jpg HyenaMars This is a turbidity sensor made for the TU Delft course "Meten aan Water". We'll explain how to build your own sensor for measuring the turbidity of a liquid in this instructable. The main components that we used are a Particle Photon, an LDR and a hall effect sensor. This sensor combines the measur...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 13:33:58 PST
Gradient Rain Gauge http://www.instructables.com/id/Gradient-Rain-Gauge/
Gradient Rain Gauge - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D61G/IW6PDTMT/F1AD61GIW6PDTMT.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D61G/IW6PDTMT/F1AD61GIW6PDTMT.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1A/D61G/IW6PDTMT/F1AD61GIW6PDTMT.SMALL.jpg Maartenv31 The Gradient Rain Gauge is a relatively simple way to measure rainfall in a continuous and real-time way. Do you want to check whether the weather predictions were true? Do you want to have fun building a useful device and at the same time learn something about physics and programming? Then go ahead...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 11:31:11 PST
Magnetic Depth Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Depth-Meter/
Magnetic Depth Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MOSW/IW5JCTBH/FKNMOSWIW5JCTBH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MOSW/IW5JCTBH/FKNMOSWIW5JCTBH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKN/MOSW/IW5JCTBH/FKNMOSWIW5JCTBH.SMALL.jpg DeEchteJip In this instructable we’re going to show you how to build you own magnetic water depth meter. Our depth meter works with the concept of communicating vessels. The sensors are attached to a vessel that is connected to the water body that you want to measure, in this case a measuring beker. The vessel...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:31:38 PST
Audio Sensor to Measure Rain Intensity http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Sensor-to-Measure-Rain-Intensity/
Audio Sensor to Measure Rain Intensity - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/FRP9/IVO83IX1/FL1FRP9IVO83IX1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/FRP9/IVO83IX1/FL1FRP9IVO83IX1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/FRP9/IVO83IX1/FL1FRP9IVO83IX1.SMALL.jpg Philippine For an assignment for the TU Delft we (Irene and Philippine) have made an audio sensor that measures rain intensity. This is also known as a disdrometer. Materials We have used the following materials for this device: - A photon- A breadboard- SparkFun sound detector- ...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 03:01:43 PST
How to make an Automatic Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-an-Automatic-Night-Light/
How to make an Automatic Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/60GN/IVO56HM2/FGC60GNIVO56HM2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/60GN/IVO56HM2/FGC60GNIVO56HM2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/60GN/IVO56HM2/FGC60GNIVO56HM2.SMALL.jpg JunezRiyaz Automatic night light is a device with turns on light when there is darkness in the surrounding.Its a portable version of automatic street lights. In this I used LDR (Light Dependent Resistor) which varies resistance with respect to light intensity.For more projects subscribe my youtube channel [ Su...
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 02:26:53 PST
Easy as pie GPS datalogger http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-As-Pie-GPS-Datalogger/
Easy as pie GPS datalogger - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRG/0KPN/IVO4C9EH/FRG0KPNIVO4C9EH.SMALL.jpg tinkrmind This project came out of a very simple need; the need for speed. The night before I was leaving on my road-trip across the Grand Canyon, I realized I didn't have my Garmin with me. So I hacked this together. However, I have since realized I absolutely love the simplicity of this thing. There's a cer...
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Thu, 24 Nov 2016 07:55:38 PST
Voltage Divider for Solar Panel/Battery monitoring http://www.instructables.com/id/Voltage-Divider-for-Solar-PanelBattery-Monitoring/
Voltage Divider for Solar Panel/Battery monitoring - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LY2P/IVO3WRNM/FMYLY2PIVO3WRNM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LY2P/IVO3WRNM/FMYLY2PIVO3WRNM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMY/LY2P/IVO3WRNM/FMYLY2PIVO3WRNM.SMALL.jpg LorenzoGonzalez There are already plenty of instructables outlining the concepts and circuit diagrams for voltage division using simple resistors. And there are certainly a few showing very simple physical circuits using alligator clips and/or breadboards. I thought it might be nice to show a simple, physical build...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:54:04 PST
How to Make a "Dark Sensor." http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Dark-Sensor-3/
How to Make a "Dark Sensor." - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/A6WU/IVO3M851/FMIA6WUIVO3M851.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/A6WU/IVO3M851/FMIA6WUIVO3M851.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/A6WU/IVO3M851/FMIA6WUIVO3M851.SMALL.jpg Troy Araujo A 'Dark Sensor' is a device which senses the presence of darkness. It senses the presence of darkness with the help of the LDR. Whenever light is focused on the LDR...the L.E.D will not glow. As soon as you cover the LDR or keep the dark sensor in a dark room without lights...the L.E.D will glow. ...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 18:52:40 PST
How to Make a "Touch Sensor" Using 555 Timer IC on Breadboard. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Touch-Sensor-Using-555-Timer-IC-on-B/
How to Make a "Touch Sensor" Using 555 Timer IC on Breadboard. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F50/2HAA/IVO3N4DI/F502HAAIVO3N4DI.SMALL.jpg Troy Araujo A touch sensor is a type of equipment that captures and records physical touch or embrace on a device and/or object. It enables a device or object to detech touch, typically by a human user or operator. A touch sensor may also be called a touch detector. Components Required:- Components Required:...
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Mon, 21 Nov 2016 23:38:42 PST
Inline Digital Hydrometer http://www.instructables.com/id/Inline-Digital-Hydrometer/
Inline Digital Hydrometer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FYO/EHFJ/IVO3650G/FYOEHFJIVO3650G.SMALL.jpg Tecwyn Twmffat Many industrial processes require chemical analysis of a fluid and sometimes just knowing it's density is all that is necessary to know what it's main constituents are. This is particularly true in whiskey production, for example. Here, I am using a very accurate pressure sensor which is connected t...
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 13:17:38 PST
How to Build a Monodisperse Particle Generator for around $300 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Monodisperse-Particle-Generator-for/
How to Build a Monodisperse Particle Generator for around $300 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/C58L/IV0BC3WK/FZWC58LIV0BC3WK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/C58L/IV0BC3WK/FZWC58LIV0BC3WK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/C58L/IV0BC3WK/FZWC58LIV0BC3WK.SMALL.jpg rawrdong This is the last Instructable in the series: How to Make and Calibrate a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter. The first installment, How to Build a Portable, Accurate, Low Cost, Open Source Air Particle Counter, can be found here. The second installment, How to Build a Te...
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 16:49:55 PST