Instructables: exploring - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Tue, 7 Jul 2015 17:41:20 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Cheap Smartboard http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Cheap-Smartboard/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2015 06:43:03 PDT
Blue by Team Dropz http://www.instructables.com/id/Blue-by-Team-Dropz/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 11:36:51 PDT
DIY Home Security and Automation with Raspberry Pi 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Home-Security-and-Automation-with-Raspberry-Pi/
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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:05:44 PDT
Arduino and Matlab: let them talk using serial communication! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Matlab-let-them-talk-using-serial-comm/
Arduino and Matlab: let them talk using serial communication! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/329Q/IBAMRIXS/FC8329QIBAMRIXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/329Q/IBAMRIXS/FC8329QIBAMRIXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC8/329Q/IBAMRIXS/FC8329QIBAMRIXS.SMALL.jpg gianluca88 Hi Everybody!since when I've started playing with Arduino, I have always been wandering how I could make it talk and interact with the Matlab environment in an easy and effective way. I bumped into many Instructables and tutorials dealing with Arduino libraries and Matlab script files to get them ta...
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Wed, 24 Jun 2015 12:41:42 PDT
Utilizando o Intel Edison para Monitorar Temperatura em Cidades Inteligentes http://www.instructables.com/id/Sistema-de-Monitoramento-de-Temperatura-para-Smart/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:58:17 PDT
The Bedroom Automation Box http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Bedroom-Automation-Box/
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 04:56:29 PDT
UVita Sense http://www.instructables.com/id/UVita-Sense/
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:20:08 PDT
Edison-Smoke-Human-Detect System Using Twilio (Python) http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-Smoke-Human-Detect-System-Using-Twilio-Pyth/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 20:07:45 PDT
e-NABLE Hand Spidey Sensors http://www.instructables.com/id/e-NABLE-Hand-Spidey-Sensors/
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Fri, 22 May 2015 18:35:10 PDT
Thermohygrometer with clock and LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Thermohygrometer-with-clock-and-LCD-display-on-Ard/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 09:48:14 PDT
Solar Power Monitoring and Management http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Power-Monitoring-and-Management/
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Tue, 19 May 2015 08:15:15 PDT
Arduino and Pi in harmony - As a sensor web server! http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-and-Pi-in-harmony-As-a-sensor-web-server/
Arduino and Pi in harmony - As a sensor web server! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/M5EL/I9RLLU5G/FP9M5ELI9RLLU5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/M5EL/I9RLLU5G/FP9M5ELI9RLLU5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/M5EL/I9RLLU5G/FP9M5ELI9RLLU5G.SMALL.jpg jedhodson This Arduino and Raspberry Pi based project takes sensor data from the Arduino and sends it over USB to the Raspberry Pi. The data is then formed into a web page on the Pi. The web page is fully customizable. Here we use the Freetronics IR Thermometer Module to supply a stream of data to the Arduino...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 01:07:38 PDT
Laptop Controlled Robot v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Laptop-Controlled-Robot-v20/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 10:52:45 PDT
ACCELEROMETER & LOGGER + MAKE & USE http://www.instructables.com/id/ACCELEROMETER-LOGGER-MAKE-USE/
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Sat, 16 May 2015 11:17:00 PDT
Augmented Reality using Popcode http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-using-Popcode/
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Fri, 15 May 2015 05:39:31 PDT
Sensors Galore http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensors-Galore/
Sensors Galore - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/DC4L/I9ISUCMK/FJADC4LI9ISUCMK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/DC4L/I9ISUCMK/FJADC4LI9ISUCMK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/DC4L/I9ISUCMK/FJADC4LI9ISUCMK.SMALL.jpg igweckay This is a brief introduction to using the Intel Edison and integrating a few Grove Sensors. Then sensors include... 1. Light Sensor 2. Sound Sensor3. Temperature Sensor4. Combustion Gas Sensor5. Accelerator Enjoy! Gather your Materials Materials include the following...1. Intel Edison Board2. Ba...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 13:42:58 PDT
Track Liner http://www.instructables.com/id/Track-Liner/
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Thu, 7 May 2015 01:26:38 PDT
Smart 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-3D-Printing/
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Wed, 6 May 2015 12:01:45 PDT
Wearable Skin Temperature Logger http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-Skin-Temperature-Logger/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 15:58:41 PDT
Arduino Based Chemical Titration (aka. The Titration Machine) http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Based-Chemical-Titration-aka-The-Titration/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 05:53:46 PDT
iChair http://www.instructables.com/id/iChair/
iChair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/JWVH/I8UUYQGX/FZHJWVHI8UUYQGX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/JWVH/I8UUYQGX/FZHJWVHI8UUYQGX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZH/JWVH/I8UUYQGX/FZHJWVHI8UUYQGX.SMALL.jpg bzpuerta Do you spend the most of your time sitting, and concerned about your health? We have a solution for you, the iChair!The iChair is one of it´s kind, which monitor your sitting behavior and maintain a proper log of it, and keep you informed that you might need a walk.Either you are working in transpor...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:34:26 PDT
DIY cheap glove controller and propeller car http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-cheap-glove-controller-and-propeller-car/
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 16:58:22 PDT
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/
Home Environment Monitor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/LHXG/I7GS7BWL/F2CLHXGI7GS7BWL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/LHXG/I7GS7BWL/F2CLHXGI7GS7BWL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2C/LHXG/I7GS7BWL/F2CLHXGI7GS7BWL.SMALL.jpg dexter_industries In this project we are going to create a Home Environment Monitor. This is a basic IOT project which uses a temperature, humidity, light and sound sensor with the GrovePi and graphs the live data coming from these sensors to the internet. List of what you need GrovePi+ (from the GrovePI+ starter...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 11:00:13 PDT
Programming your 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/
AVR+ANDROID - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/8SX4/I71QBBHZ/FB78SX4I71QBBHZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/8SX4/I71QBBHZ/FB78SX4I71QBBHZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB7/8SX4/I71QBBHZ/FB78SX4I71QBBHZ.SMALL.jpg Greenthorn Dedicated to all lazy tech savvy who believes in more of smart work than hard work and try to find out easier ways to accomplish a task.This INSTRUCTABLE will guide you to make a "user-friendly" bots using AVR(atmega16 or any you are familiar with) micro-controller , sensors and your life companion ...
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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/
Making Automatic Street light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/84YJ/I63EVLEA/FJG84YJI63EVLEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/84YJ/I63EVLEA/FJG84YJI63EVLEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/84YJ/I63EVLEA/FJG84YJI63EVLEA.SMALL.jpg nilanjanduke Here i have made a model project of automatic street light. When Darkness will appear on it, led will glow automatically & when light will appear on it, led will off automatically. You can also make this by following easy steps. Understanding circuit diagram Here is the circuit diagram of automat...
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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/
Intel IoT EDI - Monitoring a comfortable and safe environment (with Intel Edison) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/SHBE/I5YAZH5G/F7HSHBEI5YAZH5G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/SHBE/I5YAZH5G/F7HSHBEI5YAZH5G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7H/SHBE/I5YAZH5G/F7HSHBEI5YAZH5G.SMALL.jpg semaHkd Before to start, I would like to thank Intel and Instructables for that opportunity: I've been selected among others winner of a marvelous Intel IoT Edison & Grove Kit... That was very surprising to me, and I am very grateful for it. Thanks! :-)IntroductionThe purpose of that first tutorial/instruct...
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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/
Intel Edison: Ambient Sensor (data to cloud) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWL/IYX6/I5P7LQDU/FWLIYX6I5P7LQDU.SMALL.jpg glenntech I was one of the proud winners to receive the Intel IoT development kit. This kit included an Intel Edison and a Grove Starter Kit Plus.In this instructables, I will build a simple ambient sensor which will upload the data to the cloud. The Ambient sensor consists of three sensors: sound, temperatur...
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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/
Auto street light switch using ldr and ic 555 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/BGN5/I327HQ86/F17BGN5I327HQ86.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/BGN5/I327HQ86/F17BGN5I327HQ86.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F17/BGN5/I327HQ86/F17BGN5I327HQ86.SMALL.jpg ankit.mehta.1401933 Hello everyone this is my first instructables of automatic twilight switch using ldr this is simple project for beginners like me the main purpose of this project is it will automatically switched on when its dark and automatically off in dayi used a very simple and popular timer ic 555 Gather yo...
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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/F3J/BILE/I916FFBM/F3JBILEI916FFBM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BILE/I916FFBM/F3JBILEI916FFBM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3J/BILE/I916FFBM/F3JBILEI916FFBM.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/F75/B6FL/I916FASA/F75B6FLI916FASA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/B6FL/I916FASA/F75B6FLI916FASA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F75/B6FL/I916FASA/F75B6FLI916FASA.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