Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:29:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to Get Started With I2C - Wonderful World of Inter IC Communication http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Get-Started-With-I2C-Wonderful-World-of-Int/
How to Get Started With I2C - Wonderful World of Inter IC Communication - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/CO53/J0MOMCUC/FDWCO53J0MOMCUC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/CO53/J0MOMCUC/FDWCO53J0MOMCUC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FDW/CO53/J0MOMCUC/FDWCO53J0MOMCUC.SMALL.jpg JouleTime The Arduino, PIC, Rasberry PI, etc. are all incredible. But what do you do with it once you have one? The best thing is to add sensors and such. Today a lot of the hot new technology uses the I2C protocol to allow the computera, phones, tablets, or microcontrollers to talk the sensors. Smart phones ...
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Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:21:31 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
CUBEX - an Arduino Sensor Safe http://www.instructables.com/id/CUBEX-an-Arduino-Sensor-Safe/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 23:50:13 PDT
AEROBOT Air Quality Sensor V1.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/AEROBOT-Air-Quality-Sensor-V10/
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Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:30:52 PDT
Smart Street Light Using Ir Sensor With Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Street-Light-Using-Ir-Sensor-With-Arduino/
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Thu, 16 Mar 2017 03:31:59 PDT
PANEL MOUNT 7 SEGMENT DISPLAY WITH EMBEDDED ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/PANEL-MOUNT-7-SEGMENT-DISPLAY-WITH-EMBEDDED-ARDUIN/
PANEL MOUNT 7 SEGMENT DISPLAY WITH EMBEDDED ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0MZD/J08EF5G9/FOW0MZDJ08EF5G9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0MZD/J08EF5G9/FOW0MZDJ08EF5G9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/0MZD/J08EF5G9/FOW0MZDJ08EF5G9.SMALL.jpg Absolutelyautomation PANEL MOUNT 7 SEGMENT DISPLAYIs not always an easy task to get a good looking finished project if it includes a 7 segment display!The main problem to get an elegant finish is the tight tolerance needed for the rectangular hole cut where the display will be exposed, only accomplished using CNC mac...
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Tue, 14 Mar 2017 20:15:49 PDT
My Fathers Barometer http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Fathers-Barometer/
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Sun, 12 Mar 2017 14:03:37 PDT
Mechanism of Photodiode http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanism-of-Photodiode/
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 07:55:00 PST
Smart Gardening http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Gardening/
Smart Gardening - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0RK6/IZ6CN7DZ/FMU0RK6IZ6CN7DZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0RK6/IZ6CN7DZ/FMU0RK6IZ6CN7DZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/0RK6/IZ6CN7DZ/FMU0RK6IZ6CN7DZ.SMALL.jpg interraweekend There is no doubt in the fact that we all are so busy with our lives that we forget to take care of nature. As the technology is progressing, almost everything is being automated. Be it switching on the lights when someone enters the room or charging a battery and cutting off when it reaches its pea...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 23:35:12 PST
Temperature control with Arduino and PWM fans http://www.instructables.com/id/Temperature-Control-With-Arduino-and-PWM-Fans/
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Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:19:28 PST
Chatty BB8 with Littlebits http://www.instructables.com/id/Chatty-BB8-With-Littlebits/
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Tue, 21 Feb 2017 07:59:59 PST
How to Use the Protocol Analyzer on the Discovery to Test Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-the-Protocol-Analyzer-on-the-Discovery-/
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Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:23:02 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
Backlit Smart House Numbers http://www.instructables.com/id/Backlit-Smart-House-Numbers/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 19:25:06 PST
AirMo - The air quality monitor! http://www.instructables.com/id/AirMo/
AirMo - The air quality monitor! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/Q7MY/IYYTFO1N/F6JQ7MYIYYTFO1N.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/Q7MY/IYYTFO1N/F6JQ7MYIYYTFO1N.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F6J/Q7MY/IYYTFO1N/F6JQ7MYIYYTFO1N.SMALL.jpg airmo “I want to talk about the global pandemic that's underway and how we can solve it together. It's a major health challenge and yet just a few people are talking about it. However, it kills seven million people worldwide every year.It attacks our breath, our health, it undermines our well-being, it af...
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:14:32 PST
Dark Sensor -Arduino for beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/Dark-Sensor-Arduino-for-Beginners/
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Sun, 5 Feb 2017 20:19:03 PST
OrientIO : connected device for orienteering http://www.instructables.com/id/OrientIO-Connected-Device-for-Orienteering/
OrientIO : connected device for orienteering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/DEHW/IYOQSMWD/F1RDEHWIYOQSMWD.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/DEHW/IYOQSMWD/F1RDEHWIYOQSMWD.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1R/DEHW/IYOQSMWD/F1RDEHWIYOQSMWD.SMALL.jpg EmmanuelS64 The purpose of this project is to make an orienteering bracelet, for an orienteering race.Each group of project has 3 or 4 students.There is a hardware part and a software. Components 1 RFID sensor compatible with Marin H41021 accelerometer with fall detection system : three axes MMA84511 magnet...
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 05:39:07 PST
Automated Garden Watering using Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Garden-Watering-Using-Arduino/
Automated Garden Watering using Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/6CV8/IYOQ78GX/FRD6CV8IYOQ78GX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/6CV8/IYOQ78GX/FRD6CV8IYOQ78GX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRD/6CV8/IYOQ78GX/FRD6CV8IYOQ78GX.SMALL.jpg raghuandgoutham How many times have you been "too busy" to water your garden that it now looks like this. Well, not to worry. Here, we have come up with a DIY solution so that you can use your "busy schedule" to do something more productive than watering plants. This idea is very light on the pocket too and require...
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Fri, 3 Feb 2017 11:09:32 PST
Aquarium Controller IV - Visualize mySQL to Charts http://www.instructables.com/id/Aquarium-Controller-IV-Visualization-in-Charts/
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Wed, 1 Feb 2017 12:09:22 PST
IoT Gyroscope Bluetooth Cube http://www.instructables.com/id/IoT-Gyroscope-Bluetooth-Cube/
IoT Gyroscope Bluetooth Cube - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/LGVN/IYGFS4SP/FNFLGVNIYGFS4SP.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/LGVN/IYGFS4SP/FNFLGVNIYGFS4SP.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/LGVN/IYGFS4SP/FNFLGVNIYGFS4SP.SMALL.jpg BrentC50 This is a small tutorial for making a gyroscope cube that sends data through bluetooth. The data it sends is meant to be used with smart home devices or computer applications. Materials needed You'll need these materials:CC2541 bluetooth 4.0 LE chipMPU9255Screw terminal3.3v voltage regulatorCapac...
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Sun, 29 Jan 2017 19:58:28 PST
Noise making AC Current sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Noise-Making-AC-Current-Sensor/
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Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:40:02 PST
Wi-fi weather station with Bynk http://www.instructables.com/id/Wi-fi-Weather-Station-With-Bynk/
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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 14:13:27 PST
Wifi Controlled Robot using Raspberry Pi http://www.instructables.com/id/Wifi-Controlled-Robot-Using-Raspberry-Pi/
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Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:58:34 PST
Wild Thing Modification - Joystick Steering http://www.instructables.com/id/Wild-Thing-Modification/
Wild Thing Modification - Joystick Steering - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/KNY1/IXUSD11H/FA3KNY1IXUSD11H.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/KNY1/IXUSD11H/FA3KNY1IXUSD11H.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/KNY1/IXUSD11H/FA3KNY1IXUSD11H.SMALL.jpg gavin.wood DISCLAIMER: The Barstow School and FRC Team 1939 or any of its members are not responsible for any injuries to any person or damages to any object including the car caused by the modifications. Any type of modification will also void the warranty provided by the manufacturer of the car.Established i...
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 19:16:08 PST
Make Your IoT Sensor Boxes - Air Quality, Water, Vehicles, Equipment, Assets, Pumps, Flowmeters - Remotely Monitor Anything With Solar Powered Internet of Things http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-IoT-Sensor-Boxes-Air-Quality-Water-Vehic/
Make Your IoT Sensor Boxes - Air Quality, Water, Vehicles, Equipment, Assets, Pumps, Flowmeters - Remotely Monitor Anything With Solar Powered Internet of Things - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/EXDI/IXQFV192/FCLEXDIIXQFV192.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/EXDI/IXQFV192/FCLEXDIIXQFV192.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FCL/EXDI/IXQFV192/FCLEXDIIXQFV192.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm You ready to make your own Industrial Internet of Things / IoT Sensor Boxes? You'll use IoT Sensor Devices and Hardware to make a water well monitoring box.How healthy are your water wells and aquifers? How much water are you using? Is your aquifer recovering? What's your average pump rate, e.g., li...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 11:15:09 PST
Internet of Dirt: a Texting Plant http://www.instructables.com/id/Internet-of-Dirt-a-Texting-Plant/
Internet of Dirt: a Texting Plant - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0XOE/IXGFO171/F790XOEIXGFO171.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0XOE/IXGFO171/F790XOEIXGFO171.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F79/0XOE/IXGFO171/F790XOEIXGFO171.SMALL.jpg bonniee Do you struggle to keep your plants alive? Looking to get started with an IoT project? Why not have your plants text you when they need watering?This simple project combines a capacitive soil sensor, the WiFi-enabled Adafruit Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 board, Adafruit IO, and IFTTT to set up a system th...
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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 11:01:38 PST
Remote temperature monitor, using Arduino, Raspberry Pi and XBee modules http://www.instructables.com/id/Remote-Temperature-Monitor-Using-Arduino-Raspberry/
Remote temperature monitor, using Arduino, Raspberry Pi and XBee modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S3D0/IXGFLHA2/FE0S3D0IXGFLHA2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S3D0/IXGFLHA2/FE0S3D0IXGFLHA2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE0/S3D0/IXGFLHA2/FE0S3D0IXGFLHA2.SMALL.jpg tcoin I have always wanted to create a home automation system around sensors. So I've decided to start this project by creating a temperature monitor as a first base of my projet.The project consists in one sensor and one gateway. The gateway will regularly ask the sensor for its temperature, which will b...
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Mon, 2 Jan 2017 14:22:38 PST
Gingerbread Home Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/Magic-Gingerbread-House/
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Sun, 1 Jan 2017 18:57:11 PST
ESP8266 for Beginners http://www.instructables.com/id/ESP8266-for-Beginners/
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Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:56:58 PST
Arduino All In One Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-All-in-One-Sensors/
Arduino All In One Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/DR9C/IWWFUKU3/FTWDR9CIWWFUKU3.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/DR9C/IWWFUKU3/FTWDR9CIWWFUKU3.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FTW/DR9C/IWWFUKU3/FTWDR9CIWWFUKU3.SMALL.jpg MuhammadBaqar1016 Hello My Dear Robotic Friends This Is Muhammad Baqar , I Have Worked Hard To Make This Amazing Combined Project.....U Must Be Worried About "Combined" , Yes I Have Made A Project Which Contains 3 Different Modules Which Includes Ultrasonic Sensors(HC-SR04),Bluetooth Module(HC-06),Flame Sensor(4-pin...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:57:26 PST
Build a Apple HomeKit Temperature Sensor device using a RaspberryPI and a BME280 http://www.instructables.com/id/Connect-Your-RaspberryPI-to-the-BME280-Temperature/
Build a Apple HomeKit Temperature Sensor device using a RaspberryPI and a BME280 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/N75W/IWH3F1AM/FFYN75WIWH3F1AM.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/N75W/IWH3F1AM/FFYN75WIWH3F1AM.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFY/N75W/IWH3F1AM/FFYN75WIWH3F1AM.SMALL.jpg NorthernM I have been playing around around with IOT devices for the last few months, and have deployed around 10 different sensors to monitor conditions around my house and cottage. And I had originally started using the AOSONG DHT22 temperate humidity sensor, but found that after a few months the values fr...
By: NorthernM

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Sun, 11 Dec 2016 08:51:57 PST
Arduino E.C.G. with analog scale http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-ECG-With-Analog-Scale/
Arduino E.C.G. with analog scale - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/SRE6/IWI0PKRB/FIASRE6IWI0PKRB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/SRE6/IWI0PKRB/FIASRE6IWI0PKRB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FIA/SRE6/IWI0PKRB/FIASRE6IWI0PKRB.SMALL.jpg ColinD38 I like to first start off with a thank you to the original project designer birdyberth here on Instructables. I have taken his idea and modified for some of the ideas I had. His original design can be viewed here: http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrocardiograph...*** Disclaimer *** *** This p...
By: ColinD38

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Sat, 10 Dec 2016 07:36:32 PST
How to Make a Smart SkeeBall Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Smart-SkeeBall-Machine/
How to Make a Smart SkeeBall Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/B15A/IWH3AXCR/FD0B15AIWH3AXCR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/B15A/IWH3AXCR/FD0B15AIWH3AXCR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/B15A/IWH3AXCR/FD0B15AIWH3AXCR.SMALL.jpg LauraZ21 Skeeball is fun, but it gets monotonous after time. Smart Skeeball is a new and interactive experience, changing the way you play! It appeals to a larger amount of people thanks to its ability to be customized! This project represents the Intelligent Systems Engineering program because it encourages...
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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 18:10:44 PST
Ocean Data Buoy [2.0] http://www.instructables.com/id/Ocean-Data-Buoy-20/
Ocean Data Buoy [2.0] - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/SKS1/IW6PEQVX/F4QSKS1IW6PEQVX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/SKS1/IW6PEQVX/F4QSKS1IW6PEQVX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F4Q/SKS1/IW6PEQVX/F4QSKS1IW6PEQVX.SMALL.jpg pluvialychnus Scientists have been deploying battery powered sensors on ocean buoys for the past 30 years to track currents, waves, temperature, salinity, pH, and other metrics in an effort to understand the ocean. The accepted design standards for these single use instruments typically rely on plastics, urethan...
By: pluvialychnus

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Thu, 1 Dec 2016 16:22:54 PST
DIY HowTo Monitor Your Air Quality with AirBeam Air Quality IoT Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-HowTo-Monitor-Your-Air-Quality-With-AirBeam-Ai/
DIY HowTo Monitor Your Air Quality with AirBeam Air Quality IoT Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/3QQY/IVO3Y4TB/FPM3QQYIVO3Y4TB.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/3QQY/IVO3Y4TB/FPM3QQYIVO3Y4TB.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPM/3QQY/IVO3Y4TB/FPM3QQYIVO3Y4TB.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm Air pollution is a huge problem all around our world.As Arnold Schwarzenneger said in this video: Pollution kills more people than war7 million people die every year worldwide because of pollution-related illnessesHasta la vista baby, I’ll be backBad and dirty air quality impacts your health, causin...
By: edward_Valarm

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 06:23:13 PST
Home Security Featuring 4Duino-24 http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Security-Featuring-4Duino-24/
Home Security Featuring 4Duino-24 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/FP9U/IVHQRL43/F5RFP9UIVHQRL43.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/FP9U/IVHQRL43/F5RFP9UIVHQRL43.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/FP9U/IVHQRL43/F5RFP9UIVHQRL43.SMALL.jpg 4D Makers Home Security project is a password oriented security device. This uses 4Duino display as the user interface where the password can be entered. 4Duino is also used as the host device in this project. It handles a buzzer, an ultrasonic sensor, a uCAM-II and a magnetic switch. As a home security devic...
By: 4D Makers

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 23:57:22 PST
Car anti-sleeping cat lounge device (Arduino project) http://www.instructables.com/id/Car-Anti-sleeping-Cat-Lounge-Device-Arduino-Projec/
Car anti-sleeping cat lounge device (Arduino project) - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/LHT4/IVHQMCDF/FSRLHT4IVHQMCDF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/LHT4/IVHQMCDF/FSRLHT4IVHQMCDF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/LHT4/IVHQMCDF/FSRLHT4IVHQMCDF.SMALL.jpg Mechanical Attraction The cats at my parent's house have a lounge on top of the parked cars where they sleep, jump up and off of them, and genuinely have a grand time in the process. The muddy paw prints were just annoying, until I noticed scratches on my car. Upon detailed inspection of my parents cars I noticed many pa...
By: Mechanical Attraction

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Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:28:56 PST
Speech Cum Gesture Control Music System http://www.instructables.com/id/Speech-Cum-Gesture-Control-Music-System/
Speech Cum Gesture Control Music System - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/9LA0/IVA54ZBF/FPL9LA0IVA54ZBF.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/9LA0/IVA54ZBF/FPL9LA0IVA54ZBF.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FPL/9LA0/IVA54ZBF/FPL9LA0IVA54ZBF.SMALL.jpg MolayK Whenever we think about any smart and intelligent device or system then JARVIS(iron man) like system comes in our mind.but presently the smart system like SIRI , CORTONA they only used speech as input.i think gesture play an important role to make the device intelligent. when we talk to each other s...
By: MolayK

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Sun, 13 Nov 2016 21:57:09 PST
Migraine Alert http://www.instructables.com/id/Migraine-Alert-the-Plan/
Migraine Alert - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/IUAI/IVA504RC/F5RIUAIIVA504RC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/IUAI/IVA504RC/F5RIUAIIVA504RC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5R/IUAI/IVA504RC/F5RIUAIIVA504RC.SMALL.jpg SteevAtBlueDust The planBy monitoring the environment we plan to build a data set to analyse the most likely situations that trigger a migraine, in specific people.The HowWe process the supplied sensors (temperature, light, sound) every second, and store the results on the local SD memory card. Additionally, a push...
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Sat, 12 Nov 2016 03:50:13 PST
Cost-Effectively Monitoring Campbell Scientific Dataloggers + Vaisala Sensors with Industrial IoT & Tools.Valarm.net http://www.instructables.com/id/Cost-Effectively-Monitoring-Campbell-Scientific-Da/
Cost-Effectively Monitoring Campbell Scientific Dataloggers + Vaisala Sensors with Industrial IoT & Tools.Valarm.net - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/0ZRT/IVCVM0PJ/FFH0ZRTIVCVM0PJ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/0ZRT/IVCVM0PJ/FFH0ZRTIVCVM0PJ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/0ZRT/IVCVM0PJ/FFH0ZRTIVCVM0PJ.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm Learn step by step how to set up your remote monitoring, sensor telemetry, and Industrial IoT applications with these ingredients: Campbell Scientific sensors and dataloggers (e.g., CR200, CR800, CR1000) Vaisala sensors (e.g., weather, temperature, humidity, rainfall, wind speed and wind direction)...
By: edward_Valarm

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Wed, 9 Nov 2016 08:28:23 PST
Air Quality Monitoring in Kigali, Rwanda, Africa with Tools.Valarm.net - Dust, PM2.5, VOCs http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Quality-Monitoring-in-Kigali-Rwanda-Africa-Wit/
Air Quality Monitoring in Kigali, Rwanda, Africa with Tools.Valarm.net - Dust, PM2.5, VOCs - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BDNO/IV0AOLK1/F61BDNOIV0AOLK1.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BDNO/IV0AOLK1/F61BDNOIV0AOLK1.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F61/BDNO/IV0AOLK1/F61BDNOIV0AOLK1.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm Air Quality Monitoring in Africa?Or anywhere in your world?This is a video overview of how Tools.Valarm.net is used by MIT air quality researchers in Africa – Kigali, Rwanda.You’ll see in the video how motorcycle taxi drivers wearing PM2.5 and VOC air quality sensors collect mobile, GPS-tagged senso...
By: edward_Valarm

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Sun, 6 Nov 2016 18:42:59 PST
Air Quality Monitoring with Industrial IoT Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Quality-Monitoring-With-Industrial-IoT-Sensors/
Air Quality Monitoring with Industrial IoT Sensors - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/3UGI/IUYD8X33/FW63UGIIUYD8X33.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/3UGI/IUYD8X33/FW63UGIIUYD8X33.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/3UGI/IUYD8X33/FW63UGIIUYD8X33.SMALL.jpg edward_Valarm How can you, your teams, and your organizations effectively monitor air quality?You'll learn here just how to do it quick and easy with Tools.Valarm.net. Watch the video embedded in this here Instructable! Air Quality Monitoring with Industrial IoT Sensors Have a look at the video embedded in thi...
By: edward_Valarm

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Sun, 30 Oct 2016 12:24:01 PDT
GrovePi+- Parking Sensor for Robot Car http://www.instructables.com/id/GrovePi-Parking-Sensor-for-Robot-Car/
GrovePi+- Parking Sensor for Robot Car - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/AZ84/IUOHOU9T/F83AZ84IUOHOU9T.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/AZ84/IUOHOU9T/F83AZ84IUOHOU9T.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F83/AZ84/IUOHOU9T/F83AZ84IUOHOU9T.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries ObjectiveCreating an adjustable distance parking sensor using a GrovePi+ board, an ultrasonic ranger, two LEDs, buzzer and and RGB LCD Display.FunctioningThe adjustable distance parking sensor measures the distance the sensor is from an object or obstacle and it will emit an LED from blue to red as ...
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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:34:43 PDT
HomeKit HomeBridge Siri Enabled Arduino ESP8266 NodeMCU Based Temperature and Ambient Light Room Sensors for HomeKit Automation http://www.instructables.com/id/HomeKit-HomeBridge-Siri-Enabled-Arduino-ESP8266-No/
HomeKit HomeBridge Siri Enabled Arduino ESP8266 NodeMCU Based Temperature and Ambient Light Room Sensors for HomeKit Automation - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/IHWW/IUKF0DZ7/F5MIHWWIUKF0DZ7.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/IHWW/IUKF0DZ7/F5MIHWWIUKF0DZ7.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F5M/IHWW/IUKF0DZ7/F5MIHWWIUKF0DZ7.SMALL.jpg GalenW1 Build custom room temperature and light sensors for home automation via Siri / HomeKit / HomeBridge using NodeMCU/ESP8266/arduino microcontroller, a DS18b20 digital temp sensor, and a photocell. I can put one of each of these in each room, and then use the iOs 'Eve' app to publish automatic HomeKit ...
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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 20:51:01 PDT
Homemade Pocket Electric Coffee Mixer # http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Pocket-Electric-Coffee-Mixer-/
Homemade Pocket Electric Coffee Mixer # - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/S535/IUBKWGXK/FNXS535IUBKWGXK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/S535/IUBKWGXK/FNXS535IUBKWGXK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNX/S535/IUBKWGXK/FNXS535IUBKWGXK.SMALL.jpg TechArt Crazy In This Tutorial we will Learn How to make pocket coffee mixer at home, you can build this project using Easily Available House-hold item :) :)Click here to watch Full Tutorial Watch Full Tutorial
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Sat, 15 Oct 2016 20:13:38 PDT
Build an IoT Industrial Scale! http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-IoT-Industrial-Scale/
Build an IoT Industrial Scale! - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KNPQ/IU929J3K/FJSKNPQIU929J3K.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KNPQ/IU929J3K/FJSKNPQIU929J3K.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FJS/KNPQ/IU929J3K/FJSKNPQIU929J3K.SMALL.jpg jenfoxbot What does a baby elephant weigh?* How much impact force does a jump have?? How can you tell if a rain barrel is full without looking inside??? Answer all these questions and more by building your very own Internet of Things (“IoT”) industrial scale using the SparkFun OpenScale board!This project i...
By: jenfoxbot

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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 05:58:23 PDT
Motion Detection Halloween Talking Skull http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-Detection-Halloween-Talking-Skull/
Motion Detection Halloween Talking Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/BNLL/IU5NALHK/FE6BNLLIU5NALHK.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/BNLL/IU5NALHK/FE6BNLLIU5NALHK.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FE6/BNLL/IU5NALHK/FE6BNLLIU5NALHK.SMALL.jpg WilliamB123 In this Instructable I will show you how I made my Motion Sensing Talking Robotic Skull Halloween prop. I made it using a 3D printer, some common electronics components. A MakerClub Hornet and I programmed it using the MakerClub Workbench (you can register with MakerClub for free). The robot looks...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 04:01:12 PDT
Battery Level Indicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Battery-Level-Indicator/
Battery Level Indicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FNG/LNFK/IU1EC4W9/FNGLNFKIU1EC4W9.SMALL.jpg balsuryana Hi everyone, It's me Balsuryana!. I'am back with some electronics projects! In this projects, i will show you how to make a Battery Level Indicator. I got this idea because i need this tools for indicate my powerbank battery level, so i made this tools. No more talking, LET'S MAKE IT! What you wil...
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 09:42:02 PDT
Pet Food Dispenser featuring 4Duino-24 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Food-Dispenser-Featuring-4Duino-24/
Pet Food Dispenser featuring 4Duino-24 - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/IQWD/IU0OL27F/FK2IQWDIU0OL27F.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/IQWD/IU0OL27F/FK2IQWDIU0OL27F.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FK2/IQWD/IU0OL27F/FK2IQWDIU0OL27F.SMALL.jpg 4D Makers In this project, we will use a 4Duino and several IR sensors to create a simple pet food dispenser. checks whether a food tray contains enough food or not. It is programmed to read IR values fromeach sensor. These values change depending on the amount of food in the container.The feeding time can be...
By: 4D Makers

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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 06:16:06 PDT