Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:13:45 UTC BLOX v1.01 Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter http://www.instructables.com/id/Stabilize-Sensor-Readings-With-Kalman-Filter/
Stabilize Sensor Readings With Kalman Filter - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/B41Y/J5CQ8XXE/FQKB41YJ5CQ8XXE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/B41Y/J5CQ8XXE/FQKB41YJ5CQ8XXE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQK/B41Y/J5CQ8XXE/FQKB41YJ5CQ8XXE.SMALL.jpg tharindusuraj We are using various kinds of electronic sensors for our projects day to day. IMU, Ultrasonic Distance Sensor, Infrared Sensor, Light Sensor are some of them. Most of the times we have to use a processing unit such as an Arduino board, a microcontroller chip to process the sensor data and get corres...
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Sat, 22 Jul 2017 19:55:44 UTC
Simple Motion Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Motion-Detector/
Simple Motion Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/YFMO/J58G0RWZ/FCNYFMOJ58G0RWZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/YFMO/J58G0RWZ/FCNYFMOJ58G0RWZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/YFMO/J58G0RWZ/FCNYFMOJ58G0RWZ.SMALL.jpg DerpyCyclops Hello everybody! Today I'm going to show you how to make a really simple motion detector with a PIR sensor. Parts For the motion detector, you will need: Piezo buzzer (1) PIR sensor (1) Arduino Uno (1) LED (1) 10k Resistor Jumpers (several) Breadboard The Circuit Let's get right in to the buil...
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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 23:46:29 UTC
How to Test a PIR Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Test-a-PIR-Sensor/
How to Test a PIR Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4OMQ/J52Q857E/FXS4OMQJ52Q857E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4OMQ/J52Q857E/FXS4OMQJ52Q857E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXS/4OMQ/J52Q857E/FXS4OMQJ52Q857E.SMALL.jpg DerpyCyclops Hello! Today, I'm going to show you how to test the functionality of a PIR sensor. Parts For this tester circuit, you will need: LED (1) 10k resistor (1) PIR sensor (1) Male-Male jumpers (6) Female-Female Jumpers (3) Breadboard 5v power supplyHere's a video of the same tutorial:https://www...
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Sun, 16 Jul 2017 14:59:07 UTC
Bolt With ThingSpeak : Live Data From LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Bolt-With-ThingSpeak-Live-Data-From-LDR/
Bolt With ThingSpeak : Live Data From LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/OGRX/J52Q5PJ9/FFBOGRXJ52Q5PJ9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/OGRX/J52Q5PJ9/FFBOGRXJ52Q5PJ9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFB/OGRX/J52Q5PJ9/FFBOGRXJ52Q5PJ9.SMALL.jpg ManishaK9 I will connect LDR sensor to BOLT and collect live data from LDR sensor and send it to ThingSpeak.ThingSpeak is an open source Internet of Things (IoT) application and API to store and retrieve data from things using the HTTP protocol over the Internet or via a Local Area Network. ThingSpeak enables...
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Sun, 16 Jul 2017 03:55:51 UTC
Control Servo Using LDR With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-Servo-Using-LDR-With-NodeMCU/
Control Servo Using LDR With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/PS5D/J52Q2T92/FHWPS5DJ52Q2T92.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/PS5D/J52Q2T92/FHWPS5DJ52Q2T92.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHW/PS5D/J52Q2T92/FHWPS5DJ52Q2T92.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Well Guys!!I'm back with another cool instructable, in this Instructable you will Control Servo by varying the intensity of light incident to the LDR.Generally, LDR is a Light Dependent Resistor, whose resistance changes depending upon the intensity of the light incident on it. Things You Need to ...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:10:51 UTC
Auto-LED Using LDR With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-LED-Using-LDR-With-NodeMCU/
Auto-LED Using LDR With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/L709/J52Q2IDM/FXZL709J52Q2IDM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/L709/J52Q2IDM/FXZL709J52Q2IDM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/L709/J52Q2IDM/FXZL709J52Q2IDM.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit This is a simple NodeMCU project.This circuit will turn ON the LED when it's dark and turn OFF when there is light.Generally, LDR is a Light Dependent Resistor, whose resistance changes depending upon the intensity of the light incident on it. What You Will Need List of parts required for this in...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 19:22:14 UTC
NodeMCU With LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/NodeMCU-With-LDR/
NodeMCU With LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/BLRE/J4YG20KQ/FSXBLREJ4YG20KQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/BLRE/J4YG20KQ/FSXBLREJ4YG20KQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSX/BLRE/J4YG20KQ/FSXBLREJ4YG20KQ.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Wassup Makers!I'm with another simple Instructable. In this Instructable we will learn how to interface LDR called as Light Dependent Resistor with NodeMCU.What is a Light Dependent Resistor or a Photo Resistor?A Light Dependent Resistor (LDR) or a photo resistor is a device whose resistivity is a f...
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Thu, 13 Jul 2017 17:28:30 UTC
Interface InfraRed Sensor Using NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-InfraRed-Sensor-Using-NodeMCU/
Interface InfraRed Sensor Using NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QRN4/J4SQHJ2F/FKFQRN4J4SQHJ2F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QRN4/J4SQHJ2F/FKFQRN4J4SQHJ2F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/QRN4/J4SQHJ2F/FKFQRN4J4SQHJ2F.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface IR (InfraRed) sensor with NodeMCU. Things Needed All you need to get started with this instructables is,Hardware Required NodeMCUBread BoardIR sensor100 ohm ResistorLEDJumper WiresSoftware R...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 16:17:04 UTC
Pi Cap + MQTT http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Cap-MQTT/
Pi Cap + MQTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/JT27/J4SQG4FB/F2GJT27J4SQG4FB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/JT27/J4SQG4FB/F2GJT27J4SQG4FB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/JT27/J4SQG4FB/F2GJT27J4SQG4FB.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive This tutorial uses the Bare Conductive Pi Cap in combination with a Raspberry Pi to connect the touch events to the internet via MQTT. It requires an account with Adafruit’s IoT platform, Adafruit IO, to get access to a MQTT broker. The events that are sent out, can then be visualised in an Adafruit...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:53:31 UTC
The CANARY. Arduino Based NO2 Sensor and Mapper http://www.instructables.com/id/The-CANARY-Arduino-Based-NO2-Sensor-and-Mapper/
The CANARY. Arduino Based NO2 Sensor and Mapper - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/MOJT/J4YFQUPS/F0VMOJTJ4YFQUPS.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/MOJT/J4YFQUPS/F0VMOJTJ4YFQUPS.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0V/MOJT/J4YFQUPS/F0VMOJTJ4YFQUPS.SMALL.jpg SiddharthD27 This project was made by Davide Scola, Laura Newton and I, Siddharth D'Souza.We undertook this topic as part of our module Applied Measuremental Control at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Science.Being Environmentally conscious students, we wanted to measure and map the NO2 in the air around us. NO...
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Mon, 10 Jul 2017 04:37:51 UTC
Interface PIR Sensor With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-PIR-Sensor-With-NodeMCU/
Interface PIR Sensor With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F22/NK97/J4SQ743Y/F22NK97J4SQ743Y.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,This is a simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface PIR / HC-SR501 sensor with NodeMCU. Things Needed We need few components to get started with the Instructable,Hardware Components NodeMCU PIR Sensor / HC-SR501 Breadboard Jumper Wires Micro USB Cab...
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Sat, 8 Jul 2017 20:19:42 UTC
Event information at gmail via Bolt and Proximity Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Event-Information-at-Gmail-Via-Bolt-and-Proximity-/
Event information at gmail via Bolt and Proximity Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/6VN4/J4OFSJ5E/FTG6VN4J4OFSJ5E.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/6VN4/J4OFSJ5E/FTG6VN4J4OFSJ5E.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTG/6VN4/J4OFSJ5E/FTG6VN4J4OFSJ5E.SMALL.jpg Susmita Das This project is made for those who want to know about some event occuring with their devices via online services. IFTTT is a simple language, stands for " If this then that ", which enables us to connect to services so that, whenever something occurs with our devices, a trigger goes off and a...
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Wed, 5 Jul 2017 15:38:58 UTC
Interface Accelerometer With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Accelerometer-With-NodeMCU/
Interface Accelerometer With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/1URF/J4IQ2RI3/FZB1URFJ4IQ2RI3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/1URF/J4IQ2RI3/FZB1URFJ4IQ2RI3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FZB/1URF/J4IQ2RI3/FZB1URFJ4IQ2RI3.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Makers,I'm with another simple Instructable. In this Instructable we will learn how to interface ADXL335 / GY-61 called as accelerometer with NodeMCU. Things Needed Hardware Requirement ADXL335 : Accelerometer Sensor NodeMCU Connecting Wires BreadBoardMicro USB CableSoftware Requirements A...
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 10:26:56 UTC
Ultrasonic Smile http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-Smile/
Ultrasonic Smile - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/3SRZ/J4IQ1WLF/FTO3SRZJ4IQ1WLF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/3SRZ/J4IQ1WLF/FTO3SRZJ4IQ1WLF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTO/3SRZ/J4IQ1WLF/FTO3SRZJ4IQ1WLF.SMALL.jpg RoboGi This is a simple and funny project that everyone can make without problems P.S. Sorry for my bad english !!! What Do You Need ?! What do you need ?(1) Arduino (I use an Arduino UNO)(1) Led Matrix with Max7219cng(1)Breadboard(1) Hc-sr04 (Ultrasonic sensor)And..... a lot of wires :) Connectio...
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Sun, 2 Jul 2017 12:27:22 UTC
Interface Force Sensitive Resistor to Fade an LED Using NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-Force-Sensitive-Resistor-to-Fade-an-LED-/
Interface Force Sensitive Resistor to Fade an LED Using NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/7932/J4IPU0YG/FQD7932J4IPU0YG.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/7932/J4IPU0YG/FQD7932J4IPU0YG.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQD/7932/J4IPU0YG/FQD7932J4IPU0YG.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another cool Instructable.This Instructable is part of a series of Instructables with the NodeMCU, my previous Instructables shows you how to get started with the NodeMCU, and lots more. So make sure, you check that first before trying out this.In this instructable I'm goi...
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 20:53:37 UTC
The Banana Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Banana-Bank/
The Banana Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/V0UD/J4G54UT4/FX4V0UDJ4G54UT4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/V0UD/J4G54UT4/FX4V0UDJ4G54UT4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FX4/V0UD/J4G54UT4/FX4V0UDJ4G54UT4.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive If you are trying to save up some money then you might want to try making your own interactive banana piggy bank. This tutorial will guide you step by step on how to make this fun piggy bank by using the Touch Board Starter Kit. Who knew saving money could be so much fun?This project was created in ...
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Thu, 29 Jun 2017 15:04:08 UTC
Distance Measurement using HC-SR04 via NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Distance-Measurement-Using-HC-SR04-Via-NodeMCU/
Distance Measurement using HC-SR04 via NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/1QIC/J48Q4VR7/FGL1QICJ48Q4VR7.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hey Maker's,I'm back with a new instructable.In this Instructable we will learn about HC-SR04 widely known as Ultrasonic Sensor, how it works and how to interface with the NodeMCU. And also how to measure the distance using HC-SR04.Before building the circuit let me explain what is a HC-SR04 sensor?...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 14:40:02 UTC
Interface LM35 With NodeMCU http://www.instructables.com/id/Interface-LM35-With-NodeMCU/
Interface LM35 With NodeMCU - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/841P/J48Q3UF0/FAA841PJ48Q3UF0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/841P/J48Q3UF0/FAA841PJ48Q3UF0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/841P/J48Q3UF0/FAA841PJ48Q3UF0.SMALL.jpg TheCircuit Hello Makers,I'm back with another simple Instructable.In this Instructable we will learn how to interface LM35 with NodeMCU. Materials Required Here is the list of components required to get started with the Instructable,Hardware Components NodeMCULM35 Temperature SensorBread BoardJumper WiresMi...
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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 09:28:35 UTC
Setting Up Your Pi Cap on the Raspberry Pi 1, 2 or 3 http://www.instructables.com/id/Setting-Up-Your-Pi-Cap-on-the-Raspberry-Pi-1-2-or-/
Setting Up Your Pi Cap on the Raspberry Pi 1, 2 or 3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/X9Q0/J44FRW2D/FPKX9Q0J44FRW2D.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/X9Q0/J44FRW2D/FPKX9Q0J44FRW2D.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/X9Q0/J44FRW2D/FPKX9Q0J44FRW2D.SMALL.jpg Bare Conductive Add precise capacitive touch, proximity sensing and high quality audio to your Raspberry Pi project with the Pi Cap.We have worked hard to make setting up your Pi Cap as straightforward as possible, but the process depends on the model of Raspberry Pi you are using. These instructions are for the Ra...
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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 15:09:15 UTC
IoT Doorbell With Built-in IR Camera (Python, Flask, Raspberry Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Doorbell-With-Built-in-IR-Camera-Python-Flask-/
IoT Doorbell With Built-in IR Camera (Python, Flask, Raspberry Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/IM95/J44FGCVY/FCDIM95J44FGCVY.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/IM95/J44FGCVY/FCDIM95J44FGCVY.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCD/IM95/J44FGCVY/FCDIM95J44FGCVY.SMALL.jpg arned_nmct For school related purposes, I have been working on an IoT doorbell that takes pictures/records video of people who come stand near your front door. It has been a fun little project albeit not completely finished, this instructable will teach you how to set up to the point I've reached given the tim...
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Mon, 19 Jun 2017 17:43:56 UTC
Using KK Flight Controller Board to Fixed Wing Aeroplanes http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-KK-Flight-Controller-Board-to-Fixed-Wing-Aer/
Using KK Flight Controller Board to Fixed Wing Aeroplanes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/PG68/J3YPR30O/FARPG68J3YPR30O.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/PG68/J3YPR30O/FARPG68J3YPR30O.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/PG68/J3YPR30O/FARPG68J3YPR30O.SMALL.jpg BhaskarP6 Lot of people finding difficulty while flying rc planes, though they had the experience of flying Quad copters, hex copters,...etc.The main problem is the controlling theory will be different for planes and copters.So adding a flight stabilizer makes it easy for the beginners while flying (gliders ...
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Fri, 16 Jun 2017 09:54:20 UTC
ESP8266 Based Temperature Sensor Connected to Home Assistant and MQTT http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-Based-Temperature-Sensor-Connected-to-Home/
ESP8266 Based Temperature Sensor Connected to Home Assistant and MQTT - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/ZWOH/J3OQ1LV3/F0GZWOHJ3OQ1LV3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/ZWOH/J3OQ1LV3/F0GZWOHJ3OQ1LV3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F0G/ZWOH/J3OQ1LV3/F0GZWOHJ3OQ1LV3.SMALL.jpg El Ape In this instructable I will show you how to make room sensor to monitor temperature and humidity and with an additional sensor to monitor water temperature in an aquarium.We will then set it up to work with Home assistant through MQTT What You're Going to Need Wemos DI MiniDHT22 Temperature and H...
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Sun, 11 Jun 2017 22:57:57 UTC
IR Temperature Sensor IoT for Industries. http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Temperature-Sensor-IoT-for-Industries/
IR Temperature Sensor IoT for Industries. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HFS8/J3KFEUTJ/FHKHFS8J3KFEUTJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HFS8/J3KFEUTJ/FHKHFS8J3KFEUTJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHK/HFS8/J3KFEUTJ/FHKHFS8J3KFEUTJ.SMALL.jpg PrasannaaKumar Hi all. My project is based on real time temperature monitoring using Infra Red Temperature sensor and Nodemcu module. I used Adafruit IO for the dash board. This is to be made into a product and sold to industries which has furnaces, heater, or Milk and Dairy industries which include pasteurization...
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Tue, 6 Jun 2017 16:34:22 UTC
Controlling Lights With Your Eyes http://www.instructables.com/id/Controlling-Lights-With-Your-Eyes/
Controlling Lights With Your Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/GPR9/J30SVJPK/F3YGPR9J30SVJPK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/GPR9/J30SVJPK/F3YGPR9J30SVJPK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3Y/GPR9/J30SVJPK/F3YGPR9J30SVJPK.SMALL.jpg watchmeflyy This semester in college, I took a class called Instrumentation in Biomedicine in which I learned the basics of signal processing for medical applications. For the class's final project, my team worked on EOG (electrooculography) technology. Essentially, electrodes attached to someone's temples send...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 11:27:55 UTC
Double Acting Electric Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-Acting-Electric-Motor/
Double Acting Electric Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/83OQ/J30SS9SN/FHL83OQJ30SS9SN.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/83OQ/J30SS9SN/FHL83OQJ30SS9SN.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHL/83OQ/J30SS9SN/FHL83OQJ30SS9SN.SMALL.jpg jbike Building a simple electric motor is fun, but I wanted to improve on the commutator to achieve more power and speed from the motor without adding additional coils of wire. This motor's rotor consists of 40 turns of #26 awg wire in a 3" diameter loop. A typical commutator would be a reed switch connec...
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Tue, 23 May 2017 02:42:41 UTC
Security Panel Extender ESP-12F http://www.instructables.com/id/Security-Panel-Extender-ESP-12F/
Security Panel Extender ESP-12F - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/3M5K/J2QF42AF/FRV3M5KJ2QF42AF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/3M5K/J2QF42AF/FRV3M5KJ2QF42AF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRV/3M5K/J2QF42AF/FRV3M5KJ2QF42AF.SMALL.jpg btidey This is an extender for a basic Security Panel controlling a wired alarm system. In my case this was a 4 zone Pyronix Sterling compact but the same principles apply to many wired alarm systems.The extender uses a small ESP-12F (ESP8266) wifi module which fits inside the panel and provides the follow...
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Wed, 17 May 2017 10:06:36 UTC
Motion Detector With Alarm & Message Using Arduino Microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Detector-With-Alarm-Message-Using-Arduino-M/
Motion Detector With Alarm & Message Using Arduino Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/B2V4/J2832JXA/FCFB2V4J2832JXA.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/B2V4/J2832JXA/FCFB2V4J2832JXA.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCF/B2V4/J2832JXA/FCFB2V4J2832JXA.SMALL.jpg tannerwilliams24 This hands on Instructable steps you through building and programming a person detector alarm with lcd message using:- An arduino microcontroller - A simple breadboard with black and red wires- A speaker or 5v buzzer - A PIR (infra red) motion sensor - A 1602 LCD shield w/button input Test for LED...
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Wed, 3 May 2017 22:10:43 UTC
Portable ECG Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-ECG-Machine/
Portable ECG Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/JZBA/J1WWB8BE/F4QJZBAJ1WWB8BE.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/JZBA/J1WWB8BE/F4QJZBAJ1WWB8BE.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/JZBA/J1WWB8BE/F4QJZBAJ1WWB8BE.SMALL.jpg taifur An electrocardiogram (ECG) is a test which measures the electrical activity of your heart to show whether or not it is working normally. An ECG can reveal a wealth of information about cardiac regulation, as well insights into pathological conditions. An electrocardiogram can be a useful way to find...
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:29:28 UTC
See Through Buildings With a Drone http://www.instructables.com/id/See-Through-Buildings-With-a-Drone/
See Through Buildings With a Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VB0S/J0SEOCG4/F82VB0SJ0SEOCG4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VB0S/J0SEOCG4/F82VB0SJ0SEOCG4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F82/VB0S/J0SEOCG4/F82VB0SJ0SEOCG4.SMALL.jpg Funguypro This drone can show where people/things are located within a building (or anywhere) by displaying an image with different colors based on density. It uses a Walabot, Raspberry Pi, and multiple other micro-controllers that send information to a ground-station. This is a very complex and time consumin...
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Thu, 30 Mar 2017 01:38:32 UTC
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 17:10:03 UTC
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 14:08:34 UTC
Add Gesture Control to Your Computer http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-Gesture-Control-to-Your-Computer/
Add Gesture Control to Your Computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/P4CT/J0IEENP3/F6BP4CTJ0IEENP3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/P4CT/J0IEENP3/F6BP4CTJ0IEENP3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/P4CT/J0IEENP3/F6BP4CTJ0IEENP3.SMALL.jpg TechMartian In this guide, you will learn how to control the mouse of your computer using various customizable gestures without any programming. This includes scrolling, left-click, right-click, playing songs, movies, etc., using gestures only. Inspiration: I was inspired to control my computer with hand gestu...
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Tue, 21 Mar 2017 06:43:57 UTC
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly http://www.instructables.com/id/Grove-Smart-Plant-Care-Kit-Assembly/
Grove Smart Plant Care Kit- Assembly - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6X/BPO4/J0IEJHS2/F6XBPO4J0IEJHS2.SMALL.jpg Saiyam A few months ago, after winning the Sensors Contest 2016, one of the prizes included "Grove Smart Plant Care Kit." It was lying in the cupboard since that time until recently I decided to assemble it. The kit includes all the sensors and shields necessary for building the project including an instr...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 21:50:15 UTC
Simple Line Follower http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Line-Follower-1/
Simple Line Follower - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1B0S/J0COXY64/FXQ1B0SJ0COXY64.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1B0S/J0COXY64/FXQ1B0SJ0COXY64.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/1B0S/J0COXY64/FXQ1B0SJ0COXY64.SMALL.jpg Satish sd simple construction with 2 ir sensors and 1 L298N motor driver board motors take two 1kg-cm 100 rpm motors chasis basic robot chasis is required. sensors two ir sensors are required. driver take one L298N motor driver board connections ir sensor 1 out to L298N in2.ir sensor 2 out to ...
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Mon, 20 Mar 2017 13:00:22 UTC
Perimeter Water Leak Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Perimeter-Water-Leak-Sensor/
Perimeter Water Leak Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/N9D4/J0COT9G0/FXRN9D4J0COT9G0.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/N9D4/J0COT9G0/FXRN9D4J0COT9G0.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/N9D4/J0COT9G0/FXRN9D4J0COT9G0.SMALL.jpg SPECTREcat Here is a simple and low cost implementation of a water leak sensor. It differs from store bought sensors in several important ways:1. Doesn't rely on batteries that have to be periodically checked.2. Low cost3. Sensor surrounds the perimeter around devices/pipes that could possibly leak. A water ...
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Sun, 19 Mar 2017 04:54:50 UTC
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 13:44:13 UTC
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 15:14:01 UTC
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 15:54:51 UTC
Optical Flex Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Flex-Sensor/
Optical Flex Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/6782/J08ED59N/FWZ6782J08ED59N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/6782/J08ED59N/FWZ6782J08ED59N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/6782/J08ED59N/FWZ6782J08ED59N.SMALL.jpg Allan_D_Murray PROBLEM: I needed ten or so reliable flex sensors for a project. The cheapest flex sensors on eBay are $10-$20 or more - so a project with 10 sensors becomes expensive.SOLUTION: DIY (of course!) optical flex sensor. This optical flex sensor has an LED at one end of a clear plastic strip, and an LDR ...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:50:51 UTC
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 07:44:25 UTC
LED Flood Light With Motion Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Flood-Light-2/
LED Flood Light With Motion Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/5NK5/IZ6D3YJ4/FGX5NK5IZ6D3YJ4.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/5NK5/IZ6D3YJ4/FGX5NK5IZ6D3YJ4.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/5NK5/IZ6D3YJ4/FGX5NK5IZ6D3YJ4.SMALL.jpg Leviathan17 Make a LED Flood Light With a motion detector for only $15!Thanks for checking this out. I think this is my 26th instructable so thanks to all who viewed and commented on my previous ones.Cost Estimates:LEDs--- $10.00 two strips(preferably waterproof)Motion Sensor--- $5.00Competence level: Intermedi...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:13:53 UTC
Proximity Triggered Car Security Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Proximity-Triggered-Car-Security-Camera/
Proximity Triggered Car Security Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/N0BM/IZ6CSYFP/F5QN0BMIZ6CSYFP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/N0BM/IZ6CSYFP/F5QN0BMIZ6CSYFP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5Q/N0BM/IZ6CSYFP/F5QN0BMIZ6CSYFP.SMALL.jpg Divet This is a car security system that will start a camera recording when someone touches your vehicle. It can be run off it's own 12v power supply or you can wire it to the car battery and use a switch or relay to turn it on. Alternatively, it could be placed inside a building, near a door, and detect ...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:17:07 UTC
Burglar Alarm With IR Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Burglar-Alarm-With-IR-Sensor/
Burglar Alarm With IR Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZLZR/IZ6COG4K/F5PZLZRIZ6COG4K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZLZR/IZ6COG4K/F5PZLZRIZ6COG4K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5P/ZLZR/IZ6COG4K/F5PZLZRIZ6COG4K.SMALL.jpg Technoreview85 It is simple burglar alarm using ir sensor .when any thing come near ir led & photo diode ,ir ray reflect and relay on then buzzer activevideo on youtube You need to make this project IR proximity sensor single channel relay module (5v)small breadboardBuzzerold mobile phone battery or any other b...
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Wed, 22 Feb 2017 05:04:35 UTC
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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Sun, 19 Feb 2017 04:23:23 UTC
Repairing Environmental Damage to Glass Solar Cells http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Environmental-Damage-to-Glass-Solar-Cell/
Repairing Environmental Damage to Glass Solar Cells - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/YXLH/IZ6BKRND/F60YXLHIZ6BKRND.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/YXLH/IZ6BKRND/F60YXLHIZ6BKRND.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F60/YXLH/IZ6BKRND/F60YXLHIZ6BKRND.SMALL.jpg Josehf Murchison These are more of the solar lights I gather from my neighbor’s waste bin after being tossed in the garbage when the lights have stopped working. As usual the ones that only need minor repairs, I repair, and the ones that need major work I strip for parts and reverse engineer the circuit boards. Just...
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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:10:32 UTC
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 22:07:56 UTC
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 Duncan Iglesias 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 20:18:21 UTC
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 23:30:36 UTC
Face Detection+recognition http://www.instructables.com/id/Face-Detectionrecognition/
Face Detection+recognition - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/6LRI/IYKFYHN6/FHJ6LRIIYKFYHN6.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/6LRI/IYKFYHN6/FHJ6LRIIYKFYHN6.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FHJ/6LRI/IYKFYHN6/FHJ6LRIIYKFYHN6.SMALL.jpg alok014 This is a simple example of running face detection and recognition with OpenCV from a camera. NOTE: I MADE THIS PROJECT FOR SENSOR CONTEST AND I USED CAMERA AS A SENSOR TO TRACK AND RECOGNITION FACES.So, Our GoalIn this session, 1. Install Anaconda 2. Download Open CV Package 3. Set Environmental Va...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2017 10:04:44 UTC
Pitot - Static Tube DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Pitot-Static-Tube-DIY/
Pitot - Static Tube DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FZ8D/IYKFV8BP/FUUFZ8DIYKFV8BP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FZ8D/IYKFV8BP/FUUFZ8DIYKFV8BP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/FZ8D/IYKFV8BP/FUUFZ8DIYKFV8BP.SMALL.jpg landimatteo Last year I got a surplus airspeed indicator as a collectible item, airplanes instruments look cool although they are usually not that useful on the ground. But do they are necessarily useless? maybe not.I discovered that the thread of the 2 connectors was actually compatible with the brass push-in ...
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