Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Apr 2015 04:17:48 PDT BLOX v1.01 Home Automation/Security Prototype http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-AutomationSecurity-Prototype/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:16:09 PDT
Industrial FPGA http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-FPGA/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 13:56:35 PDT
Watt-a-save http://www.instructables.com/id/Watt-a-save/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 09:51:03 PDT
Blindfold bObsweep Standard or Pethair http://www.instructables.com/id/Blindfold-bObsweep-Standard-or-Pethair/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:01:03 PDT
IoT Command Center http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Command-Center/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:46:06 PDT
Complete DIY Raspberry Pi Weather Station with Software http://www.instructables.com/id/Complete-DIY-Raspberry-Pi-Weather-Station-with-Sof/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 19:44:19 PDT
Arduino Tag Laser Target http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Laser-Target/
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Sun, 29 Mar 2015 13:57:29 PDT
Augmented Reality Tutorials (8 Tutorial Pack) http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-Tutorial-No-1-Marker-Based-Primi/
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 08:31:33 PDT
Home Environment Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Environment-Monitor/
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:00:13 PDT
Conecting sensors in Edison with Wyliodrin http://www.instructables.com/id/Conecting-sensors-in-Edison-with-Wyliodrin/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:50:09 PDT
Using Buttons and Sensors to Make Music with the Intel Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Sensors-to-Make-Music-with-the-Intel-Edison/
Using Buttons and Sensors to Make Music with the Intel Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/HJEW/I74N9TLS/FQBHJEWI74N9TLS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/HJEW/I74N9TLS/FQBHJEWI74N9TLS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQB/HJEW/I74N9TLS/FQBHJEWI74N9TLS.SMALL.jpg Jbuchacher Goals Get comfortable using the Edison to prototype a hardware project Build a simple Node.js application Play around with the power of WebSockets and real time networking Take advantage of Cylon.js ease-of-use when interfacing with buttons and sensors Explore digitally synthesizing sounds...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:49:30 PDT
AVR+ANDROID http://www.instructables.com/id/AVRANDROID/
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 03:38:07 PDT
Getting Started with Analog.IO and Electric Imp http://www.instructables.com/id/Getting-Started-with-AnalogIO-and-Electric-Imp/
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 14:37:04 PST
Power from trees!! And using this power to collect data form the environment. http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-from-trees-And-using-this-power-to-collect-d/
Power from trees!! And using this power to collect data form the environment. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/B75G/I6RSIJI9/FAGB75GI6RSIJI9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/B75G/I6RSIJI9/FAGB75GI6RSIJI9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAG/B75G/I6RSIJI9/FAGB75GI6RSIJI9.SMALL.jpg robinotics It is very well known that when putting a copper and a zinc rod into a potato, a voltage can be measured across the two rods, that is how the potato clock works. However we can take this idea further using a tree. As a tree has a higher volume than a potato, more energy can be transferred from the z...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 15:58:32 PST
Sensorino wireless home lighting with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensorino-wireless-home-lighting-with-Arduino/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 11:36:42 PST
Interactive Fuzzy LED Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Interactive-Fuzzy-LED-Belt/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:34:25 PST
Multi Sensors Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Sensors-Project/
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 10:46:03 PST
Making Automatic Street light http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Automatic-Street-light/
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 07:56:57 PST
Intel IoT EDI - Monitoring a comfortable and safe environment (with Intel Edison) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-EDI-Monitoring-a-comfortable-and-safe-en/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 16:16:11 PST
The COMFORT Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-COMFORT-Meter/
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Wed, 4 Feb 2015 00:53:04 PST
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-Edison-Ambient-Sensor-data-to-cloud/
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 16:26:52 PST
Flora/Bluefruit Prototyping Armband http://www.instructables.com/id/FloraBluefruit-Prototyping-Armband/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 18:00:39 PST
flErt (Intel IoT) http://www.instructables.com/id/flErt-Intel-IoT/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:49:13 PST
IoT Bathroom Vacancy Indicator For Hackers http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Bathroom-Vacancy-Indicator-For-Hackers/
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Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:01:13 PST
Auto street light switch using ldr and ic 555 http://www.instructables.com/id/Auto-street-light-switch-using-ldr-and-ic-555/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:32:51 PST
Replace the Bumper on bObsweep Standard or Pethair http://www.instructables.com/id/Replace-the-Bumper-on-bObsweep-Standard-or-Pethair/
Replace the Bumper on bObsweep Standard or Pethair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0PSX/I327EAEV/F7W0PSXI327EAEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0PSX/I327EAEV/F7W0PSXI327EAEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/0PSX/I327EAEV/F7W0PSXI327EAEV.SMALL.jpg BobbybObsweepRobotVacuum The bumper for bObsweep Pethair and Standard are installed the same way. It holds the sensors that allow Bob to see walls and obstacles in his path. If a repair of the wall detection sensors is needed, the steps for replacing the whole bumper are the same when working on either bObsweep model. Watc...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 08:25:04 PST
Repair the Bumper Sensors on bObsweep Pethair or Standard http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-the-Bumper-Sensors-on-bObsweep-Pethair-or-S/
Repair the Bumper Sensors on bObsweep Pethair or Standard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/93DW/I31C5XOL/FE793DWI31C5XOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/93DW/I31C5XOL/FE793DWI31C5XOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/93DW/I31C5XOL/FE793DWI31C5XOL.SMALL.jpg BobbybObsweepRobotVacuum Both bObsweep Standard and Pethair models have two bumper sensors on the inside of their covers. Whenever Bob runs into a wall or other obstacle, the sensors will tell Bob to back away. If bObsweep does not change direction after bumping into something, the following instructable may help you fix th...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 18:23:17 PST
Repair bObsweep's Floor Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-bObsweeps-Floor-Sensors/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:17:07 PST
Arduino Hexapod (With A Personality) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Hexapod-With-A-Personality/
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Mon, 3 Nov 2014 23:46:21 PST
Darkness Sensor with LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Darkness-Sensor-with-LDR/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:47 PDT
Light Sensor form LDR and LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Sensor-form-LDR-and-LED/
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Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:01:43 PDT
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 2: Monitoring Your Water Main (Plumbing Free) http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-The-World-One-Drop-At-A-Time-Part-2-Monitorin/
Save The World One Drop At A Time, Part 2: Monitoring Your Water Main (Plumbing Free) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/M4FX/I15KZLUP/F1TM4FXI15KZLUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/M4FX/I15KZLUP/F1TM4FXI15KZLUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1T/M4FX/I15KZLUP/F1TM4FXI15KZLUP.SMALL.jpg buchananwp In order to get a comprehensive idea of where your water goes, I thought it would be a good idea to monitor it both at the outlets and the inlet. I came across a great instructable by Gregory0. It takes a hall effect sensor and picks up delicate magnetic field changes when your register spins. By co...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 16:23:08 PDT
Python and Raspberry Pi Temperature Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Python-and-Raspberry-Pi-Temperature-Sensor/
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:54:50 PDT
Johnny Five, an automated turret http://www.instructables.com/id/Johnny-Five-an-automated-turret/
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Thu, 9 Oct 2014 12:17:45 PDT
Invisible dog trainer http://www.instructables.com/id/Invisible-dog-trainer/
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 05:34:30 PDT
Electric unicycle Arduino DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/Electric-unicycle-Arduino-DIY/
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Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:39:51 PDT
DR1: Discovery Rover http://www.instructables.com/id/DR1-Discovery-Rover/
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Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:02:47 PDT
Changes Tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Changes-Tracker/
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Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:35:56 PDT
Servo Control with a Flex/Bend Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Servo-Control-with-a-FlexBend-Sensor/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:42:13 PDT
Make:it Robotics Starter Kit Capturing Sensor Data http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeit-Robotics-Starter-Kit-Capturing-Sensor-Data/
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Sun, 27 Jul 2014 12:56:59 PDT
Control your home with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-your-home-with-Arduino/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:27:37 PDT
Bluetooth LE Go-Anywhere Sensor Pack http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-LE-Go-Anywhere-Sensor-Pack/
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Mon, 14 Jul 2014 23:21:29 PDT
BLU - A wearable sensor/status bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/BLU-A-wearable-sensorstatus-bracelet/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 15:55:29 PDT
Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI) http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Things-Toilet-Uploads-Events-to-the-Cl/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 19:44:44 PDT
Ultimate Sensor Box W/LCD Display and Web Interface http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultimate-Sensor-Box-WLCD-Display/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:45:08 PDT
Automatic Irrigation System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Irrigation-System-21/
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 18:17:31 PDT
How to Make a Drawing Arm with Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Drawing-Arm-with-Arduino/
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Fri, 20 Jun 2014 12:49:23 PDT
Digilent MRK + Line-Following Robot Assembly Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/Digilent-MRK-Line-Following-Robot-Assembly-Instruc/
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 16:16:11 PDT
Waking Up on the Right Side of the Bed Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Waking-Up-On-The-Right-Side-Of-The-Bed-Light/
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 07:07:56 PDT
Electronic Sensor & Component Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Electronic-Sensor-Component-Tester/
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Sat, 31 May 2014 06:44:23 PDT