Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Sat, 4 Jul 2015 03:30:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Cheap Sensors: HC-SR04 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Sensors-HC-SR04/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 02:34:24 PDT
Cheap Sensors: RPR220 http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Infared-Sensors-RPR220/
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Thu, 2 Jul 2015 00:44:33 PDT
Smart Vending Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Vending-Machine/
Smart Vending Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/2F3F/IBKMKTEF/FTZ2F3FIBKMKTEF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/2F3F/IBKMKTEF/FTZ2F3FIBKMKTEF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTZ/2F3F/IBKMKTEF/FTZ2F3FIBKMKTEF.SMALL.jpg sokart Based on Wiki definition: “Dynamic pricing is a pricing strategy” in which businesses set highly flexible prices for products or services based on current market demands”. Many companies, especially in domains like hospitality (i.e.hotels), traveling, and entertainment, have tried to apply this idea...
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Wed, 1 Jul 2015 04:24:49 PDT
Making a IoT cloud service with ARM mbed platform and IBM Bluemix http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-IoT-cloud-service-with-ARM-mbed-platform-/
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 20:14:51 PDT
How To Identify Red and Yellow Wires on a K Thermocouple...with a Magnet! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Identify-Red-and-Yellow-Wires-on-a-K-Thermo/
How To Identify Red and Yellow Wires on a K Thermocouple...with a Magnet! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/T6Q6/IBGD67VW/F91T6Q6IBGD67VW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/T6Q6/IBGD67VW/F91T6Q6IBGD67VW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F91/T6Q6/IBGD67VW/F91T6Q6IBGD67VW.SMALL.jpg TechShopJim If you don't want to read through this entire narrative, I will cut to the chase with a spoiler:The red wire on a K type thermocouple will not stick to a magnet, and the yellow wire will stick to a magnet!Short and sweet. File this in your brain because you will need it someday.OK, and Now, the Sto...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:55:50 PDT
Smarter Home (advanced Intel Edison DIY Instructable) http://www.instructables.com/id/Smarter-Home-advanced-Intel-Edison-DIY-Instructabl/
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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 19:37:26 PDT
Utilizando o Intel Edison para Monitorar Temperatura em Cidades Inteligentes http://www.instructables.com/id/Sistema-de-Monitoramento-de-Temperatura-para-Smart/
Utilizando o Intel Edison para Monitorar Temperatura em Cidades Inteligentes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/CDJW/IB8IE0UQ/FSKCDJWIB8IE0UQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/CDJW/IB8IE0UQ/FSKCDJWIB8IE0UQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSK/CDJW/IB8IE0UQ/FSKCDJWIB8IE0UQ.SMALL.jpg FábioC3 Este sistema pode ser utilizado para o monitoramento em tempo real ou orientado a eventos, onde os smart objects (Intel Edison) são espalhados pela Cidade e conectados através de redes Wi-Fi disponíveis.O projeto foi apresentado no IoT Roadshow 2015 com o uso da plataforma Intel Edison, para o armaz...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:58:17 PDT
IR Sensor for water measuring in a tank http://www.instructables.com/id/IR-Sensor-for-water-measuring-in-a-tank/
IR Sensor for water measuring in a tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/S346/IB8I4LNU/FOHS346IB8I4LNU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/S346/IB8I4LNU/FOHS346IB8I4LNU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOH/S346/IB8I4LNU/FOHS346IB8I4LNU.SMALL.jpg IsmaelR3 Nowadays with environment changes have been changing the way how people consume water in many cities, and there are problems in water supplies daily. There is a real need to plan and check how much water you have in your water tanks.Learn how to build a device to measure the water level available in...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:11:55 PDT
DIY Gas leak and Smoke Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Gas-leak-and-Smoke-Detector/
DIY Gas leak and Smoke Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/X9VQ/IB4AF9ZI/F27X9VQIB4AF9ZI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/X9VQ/IB4AF9ZI/F27X9VQIB4AF9ZI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F27/X9VQ/IB4AF9ZI/F27X9VQIB4AF9ZI.SMALL.jpg DevjyotiH Ok, so this is my first instructable article, so i will try my best. :)So the idea is quite simple, yet useful; Making a gas detector that can detect smoke(in case of fire) and LPG/Natural gas leak from kitchen and warn the owner of potential hazard via both alarm and text message or voicemail, and ...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 20:08:50 PDT
Arduino Powered Infared Thing http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-Powered-Infared-Thing/
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 14:15:48 PDT
How To Make a DIY Force Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-a-DIY-Force-Plate/
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 13:05:27 PDT
Smart Venetian Blinds http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Venetian-Blinds/
Smart Venetian Blinds - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/8RIE/IB6CLMDK/FW68RIEIB6CLMDK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/8RIE/IB6CLMDK/FW68RIEIB6CLMDK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/8RIE/IB6CLMDK/FW68RIEIB6CLMDK.SMALL.jpg M J IoT project using Intel Edison, SmartLiving, sensors (light, gas) and actuators (step motor, LED bar) Hardware involved Prototype's Video The Blinds are controller manually by the user on his SmartLiving space, or they can be automatically controlled based on the information received from the...
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Fri, 19 Jun 2015 09:53:31 PDT
HestiaPi - Open Smart Thermostat http://www.instructables.com/id/HestiaPi-Open-Smart-Thermostat/
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Mon, 15 Jun 2015 05:54:34 PDT
UVita Sense http://www.instructables.com/id/UVita-Sense/
UVita Sense - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/221U/IAWC2R63/FO7221UIAWC2R63.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/221U/IAWC2R63/FO7221UIAWC2R63.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO7/221U/IAWC2R63/FO7221UIAWC2R63.SMALL.jpg hackteam007 What it is: A device to help people measure their UV exposure levels. Informs if they are at risk of skin cancer or if they are Vitamin D deficient. This prototype is to be places in public places such as Beach and parks so people can get real- time readings of UV radiation index , temperature. What...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 06:20:08 PDT
Color Tracking using Intel Edison Development Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Color-Tracking-using-Intel-Edison-Development-Kit/
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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 05:20:47 PDT
Joke Box using the Picoboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Joke-Box-using-the-Picoboard/
Joke Box using the Picoboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/HJJ5/IASBAUQ0/F6BHJJ5IASBAUQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/HJJ5/IASBAUQ0/F6BHJJ5IASBAUQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6B/HJJ5/IASBAUQ0/F6BHJJ5IASBAUQ0.SMALL.jpg lconnect Create an interactive sound effect to use after all of your jokes! Bah Dum Chu...I am a student at Llano ISD. This activity is meant for students starting on the Picoboard.What you need: The PicoBoard from The Playful Invention Company (PICO)Scratch 1.4 (You can't use Scratch 2.0 yet)A computer with...
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Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:14:50 PDT
Smart Green House with Intel Edison and Microsoft Azure http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Green-House-with-Intel-Edison-and-Microsoft-/
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Mon, 8 Jun 2015 21:26:02 PDT
How to Build an E-waste Watering Can http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-an-E-waste-Watering-Can/
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 21:34:55 PDT
Edison-Smoke-Human-Detect System Using Twilio (Python) http://www.instructables.com/id/Edison-Smoke-Human-Detect-System-Using-Twilio-Pyth/
Edison-Smoke-Human-Detect System Using Twilio (Python) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/WBU4/IAKWMNZR/F4HWBU4IAKWMNZR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/WBU4/IAKWMNZR/F4HWBU4IAKWMNZR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4H/WBU4/IAKWMNZR/F4HWBU4IAKWMNZR.SMALL.jpg suryavansh Connect motion sensor and infrared detection sensor to count people entering a room. Use smoke sensor to detect smoke/fire. Send text to cell phone using Twilio API to inform about smoke. Flash Latest FW Image Copy the FW image files to Edison.Check the COM port for EdisonConnect using PuttyThen ...
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Sat, 6 Jun 2015 20:07:45 PDT
DIY Breath Sensor with Arduino (Conductive Knitted Stretch Sensor) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Breath-Sensor-with-Arduino-Conductive-Knitted-/
DIY Breath Sensor with Arduino (Conductive Knitted Stretch Sensor) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/AQDK/IAI1QG6U/F0MAQDKIAI1QG6U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/AQDK/IAI1QG6U/F0MAQDKIAI1QG6U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0M/AQDK/IAI1QG6U/F0MAQDKIAI1QG6U.SMALL.jpg i.saralynn This DIY sensor will take the form of a conductive knitted stretch sensor. It will wrap around your chest/stomach, and when your chest/stomach expands and contracts so will the sensor, and consequently the input data that is fed to the Arduino. So keep in mind this isn't a totally accurate way to ...
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 08:44:30 PDT
Ultrasonic distance meter with LCD display on Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Ultrasonic-distance-meter-with-LCD-display-on-Ardu/
Ultrasonic distance meter with LCD display on Arduino UNO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/LIRH/IA81MO8R/FY1LIRHIA81MO8R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/LIRH/IA81MO8R/FY1LIRHIA81MO8R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/LIRH/IA81MO8R/FY1LIRHIA81MO8R.SMALL.jpg techrm In this tutorial we are going to see a different use of the HC-SR04 ultrasonic module. This module is often used on robots and toy cars to locate obstacles but it can be used to measure distances as well. Distances measured by the HC-SR04 will be shown on our beloved LCD 16x2 display. Take a look at...
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Thu, 28 May 2015 07:26:01 PDT
Make an Simple Motion Sensor Relay Board (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-an-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Board-PIR/
Make an Simple Motion Sensor Relay Board (PIR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/E64R/IA56PFAT/FLFE64RIA56PFAT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/E64R/IA56PFAT/FLFE64RIA56PFAT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/E64R/IA56PFAT/FLFE64RIA56PFAT.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Hi Everybody,After an Successful Hit & Featured with " Make an Simple Motion Sensor Led Light" I Started thinking about anything else....So , I am here with ' Make an Motion Sensor Relay Board! " It's Just the Same but with a improvement which i got from previous instructable Comments.In this instru...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 05:45:54 PDT
PIR Motion Activated Audio Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/PIR-Motion-Activated-Audio-Switch/
PIR Motion Activated Audio Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/MHJS/I9YRR7KN/FGBMHJSI9YRR7KN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/MHJS/I9YRR7KN/FGBMHJSI9YRR7KN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGB/MHJS/I9YRR7KN/FGBMHJSI9YRR7KN.SMALL.jpg Dustin Rogers A friend of mine reached out on social media asking if anyone knew of a product that would play audio from a TV only when someone was watching it. She was wanting to put a looping video in a lobby, but didn't want the redundancy of the audio playing all day long. After searching for a while online f...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 22:31:46 PDT
Air Pollution Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Air-Pollution-Detector/
Air Pollution Detector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/TM8J/I9Q9F3F2/FWTTM8JI9Q9F3F2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/TM8J/I9Q9F3F2/FWTTM8JI9Q9F3F2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWT/TM8J/I9Q9F3F2/FWTTM8JI9Q9F3F2.SMALL.jpg ESC2018 This device is intended to provide the user with a cost-efficient means of determining air quality. Our sensor focuses on the five components of the Environmental Protection Agency's Air Quality Index: ozone, particulate matter, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, and nitrous oxide. This device detects...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 22:57:03 PDT
Make An Simple Motion Sensor Light! (PIR) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-An-Simple-Motion-Sensor-Light-PIR/
Make An Simple Motion Sensor Light! (PIR) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/AWCO/I9FGX83U/FHMAWCOI9FGX83U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/AWCO/I9FGX83U/FHMAWCOI9FGX83U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/AWCO/I9FGX83U/FHMAWCOI9FGX83U.SMALL.jpg Ayush Sharma Make an Small & Simple Motion Sensing Light with Less Hassle and Less Components.A Beginner Could Also Make This.A Simple Understanding of how transistor works and knowledge of Anode and Cathode is only needed so Make it Tension Free! :) Gather the Parts One can Buy Everything Used in this Projec...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 02:28:19 PDT
Wearable heart beat sensor ESP8266+Pulse sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Wearable-heart-beat-sensor-ESP8266Pulse-sensor/
Wearable heart beat sensor ESP8266+Pulse sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6RF/I9L6IMAW/FL2A6RFI9L6IMAW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6RF/I9L6IMAW/FL2A6RFI9L6IMAW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL2/A6RF/I9L6IMAW/FL2A6RFI9L6IMAW.SMALL.jpg yakirmalka As part of a desire to learn about ESP8266 as standaloneI thought about a project to connect pulse sensor and transmit the BPM to the computer by TCP connection.During the construction i came across some problems.The problems by my opinion, will help some of you to build your next project. Compone...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 07:23:05 PDT
Basic (Qualitative) Use of a Thermal Imager. http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Use-of-a-Thermal-Imager/
Basic (Qualitative) Use of a Thermal Imager. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/AJNX/I9L6IJHN/FDYAJNXI9L6IJHN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/AJNX/I9L6IJHN/FDYAJNXI9L6IJHN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDY/AJNX/I9L6IJHN/FDYAJNXI9L6IJHN.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby Ah! A thermal image of my morning cup of tea. That image shows heat emitted doesn't it? I took that image using my Seek Thermal XR camera. This an entry level microbolometer, or in lay person's terms: a thermal imager.I felt it necessary to post this instructable to let folks know some capabilities ...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 05:34:31 PDT
Microsoft Kinect Portable Power Supply on a Dollar Store budget... http://www.instructables.com/id/Microsoft-Kinect-Portable-Power-Supply-on-a-Dollar/
Microsoft Kinect Portable Power Supply on a Dollar Store budget... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ALFX/I8ZQY5BE/FDJALFXI8ZQY5BE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ALFX/I8ZQY5BE/FDJALFXI8ZQY5BE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/ALFX/I8ZQY5BE/FDJALFXI8ZQY5BE.SMALL.jpg wladyka68 This is my take on a suitable portable power supply for the Microsoft Kinect. I'm not saying it's better than anyone else's, just that its cheap. the "Power Bank" cells are rated at ~4.7vDC at 1800 mA. That's enough juice for it, and my preliminary test got 5 (five!) hours of use out of it! Gather...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:43:15 PDT
Intel IoT Roadshow Berlin alcohol measurement http://www.instructables.com/id/Intel-IoT-Roadshow-Berlin-alcohol-measurement/
Intel IoT Roadshow Berlin alcohol measurement - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/FKZR/I8VGSANP/FZXFKZRI8VGSANP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/FKZR/I8VGSANP/FZXFKZRI8VGSANP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZX/FKZR/I8VGSANP/FZXFKZRI8VGSANP.SMALL.jpg AnnaW8 Measure your alcohol level with Intel Edison and Grove-Alcohol Sensor. Print out your Case for Intel Edison Arduino Expander Board Print out your Case for Intel Edison Arduino Expander Board and insert it.Case on thingiverse:https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:457434 Attach Base Shield Simply at...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:52:21 PDT
Automated Trailer Monitoring System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automated-Trailer-Monitoring-System/
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:04:24 PDT
Weather Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Weather-Station/
Weather Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/PAMH/I99R1UYX/F14PAMHI99R1UYX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/PAMH/I99R1UYX/F14PAMHI99R1UYX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F14/PAMH/I99R1UYX/F14PAMHI99R1UYX.SMALL.jpg Aleator777 Take back the power of weather forecasting from your local weatherman and begin your own foray into the world of amateur meteorology and citizen science with your very own DIY weather station and data logger. In this Instructable, I'll show you how I designed and built a weather station around the I...
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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:55:06 PDT
Reduction of Accidents in Unmanned level crossings http://www.instructables.com/id/Reduction-of-Accidents-in-Unmanned-level-crossings/
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Wed, 22 Apr 2015 22:53:28 PDT
Automatic color detector using LDR http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-color-detector-using-LDR/
Automatic color detector using LDR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/CTZH/I8PQVA5Z/FHOCTZHI8PQVA5Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/CTZH/I8PQVA5Z/FHOCTZHI8PQVA5Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/CTZH/I8PQVA5Z/FHOCTZHI8PQVA5Z.SMALL.jpg ajmal hassan This is a guide for building a automatic color detector using LDR (light dependent resistor). This is small in size, and can be built in less than a few minutes. Things you need You need the following- LDR (light dependent resistor). LED- The color of the LED you need depends upon the color y...
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 07:34:55 PDT
Augmented Reality and Kinect: Augmenting Skull and Iron Man Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Augmented-Reality-and-Kinect-Augmenting-Skull-and-/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 03:36:38 PDT
How To Make An LDR (light-dependent resistor ) Circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-An-LDR-light-dependent-resistor-Circui/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:19:45 PDT
Conductive Thread Touch Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Conductive-Thread-Touch-Sensor/
Conductive Thread Touch Sensor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/1EG6/I8H6870V/FRJ1EG6I8H6870V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/1EG6/I8H6870V/FRJ1EG6I8H6870V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRJ/1EG6/I8H6870V/FRJ1EG6I8H6870V.SMALL.jpg mnbjensen After testing the capacitive touch sensor breakout with various conductive fabric materials, I wanted to create an array of conductive thread traces that could be used to activate the touch sensor instead. This instructable will demonstrate how to connect conductive thread to a capacitive touch sens...
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 12:05:17 PDT
Display Temperature using Intel Galileo http://www.instructables.com/id/Display-Temperature-using-Intel-Galileo/
Display Temperature using Intel Galileo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/WX2C/I8CW4Q1C/F7OWX2CI8CW4Q1C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/WX2C/I8CW4Q1C/F7OWX2CI8CW4Q1C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7O/WX2C/I8CW4Q1C/F7OWX2CI8CW4Q1C.SMALL.jpg AngelaS5 This application uses the temperature sensor and LCD RGB display from the Grove Starter Kit (Intel IoT Edition) to get and display the current room temperature. I used the Galileo Gen 2 board and the Arduino IDE to come up with the application using just a few lines of code. Pretty simple and ideal ...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 15:33:27 PDT
Make the general dc motor into a load sensor using microcontroller http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-the-general-dc-motor-into-a-load-sensor-using/
Make the general dc motor into a load sensor using microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/KFBE/I8BGIGS8/F2LKFBEI8BGIGS8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/KFBE/I8BGIGS8/F2LKFBEI8BGIGS8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2L/KFBE/I8BGIGS8/F2LKFBEI8BGIGS8.SMALL.jpg anirban63 this project is meant to read data for sensor. load on the motor is proportional to the change in the internal resistance of the motor. here a dc permanent magnet motor is taken and the values from potential divider circuit is obtained.. Theorey and things you need This project works on the pheno...
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 03:45:31 PDT
Improved Rubber Stretch Sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Improved-Rubber-Stretch-Sensor/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 05:22:39 PDT
Fiber-Optic Jungle Insect Traffic Taster http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Jungle-Insect-Traffic-Taster/
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Wed, 25 Mar 2015 09:48:06 PDT
Automatic Streetlight System http://www.instructables.com/id/Automatic-Streetlight-System/
Automatic Streetlight System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/2B21/I78VJMFD/F332B21I78VJMFD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/2B21/I78VJMFD/F332B21I78VJMFD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F33/2B21/I78VJMFD/F332B21I78VJMFD.SMALL.jpg ManishVarma This doesn't needs manual operation for switching ON and OFF. When there is a need of light it automatically switches ON. When darkness rises to a certain level then sensor circuit gets activated and switches ON and when there is other source of light i.e. daytime, the street light gets OFF. The ...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 04:24:17 PDT
Photoplethysmography http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoplethysmography/
Photoplethysmography - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/DUDQ/I77WQ2TR/F80DUDQI77WQ2TR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/DUDQ/I77WQ2TR/F80DUDQI77WQ2TR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F80/DUDQ/I77WQ2TR/F80DUDQI77WQ2TR.SMALL.jpg dan95 Build a heart beat monitor using Arduino and Processing.Components:1x IR LED1x Photodiode/Phototransistor1x Trimpot1x 22uF cap1x 10uF cap1x 4.7uF cap1x 220nF cap1x LM3242x 100k resistor2x 2.2k resistor1x 1.8k resistor1x 1.8M resistor1x 100w resistor1x 47w resistor The sensor Schematic Arduino...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:59:57 PDT
Preparing your Intel Edison board http://www.instructables.com/id/Conecting-sensors-in-Edison-with-Wyliodrin/
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:50:09 PDT
Simple Soft Circuit Button http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Soft-Circuit-Button/
Simple Soft Circuit Button - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/60UV/I74N43YL/FH060UVI74N43YL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/60UV/I74N43YL/FH060UVI74N43YL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH0/60UV/I74N43YL/FH060UVI74N43YL.SMALL.jpg theantonius Ever wanted a durable and reliable soft circuit button? With just a little bit of conductive thread, two pieces of fabric and some batting you can make your very own.The materials you'll need:1/8 yard of non-conductive fabric1/16 yard of non-conductive batting36" of conductive thread2 conductive sna...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2015 06:45:08 PDT
Full Python Web Interface kit for PhidgetSBC3 http://www.instructables.com/id/PhidgetSBC3-Python-WebInterfaceKit/
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 09:06:29 PST
Healthcare Based on Edison Board_Heart Beat http://www.instructables.com/id/Healthcare-Based-on-Edison-BoardHeart-Beat/
Healthcare Based on Edison Board_Heart Beat - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/AWED/I6HSEMVA/FV1AWEDI6HSEMVA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/AWED/I6HSEMVA/FV1AWEDI6HSEMVA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV1/AWED/I6HSEMVA/FV1AWEDI6HSEMVA.SMALL.jpg KyeongraeC ***************************************************************************************** $$ Gathering raw data Scenarios $$============================================================Step 1. Gathering raw data of blood vessel contraction by pulse sensor and ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:15:24 PST
Smart Desk http://www.instructables.com/id/Smart-Desk/
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 23:14:06 PST
Makey Bat-Mobile! (Or other flying animal educational mobile) http://www.instructables.com/id/Makey-Bat-Mobile-Or-other-flying-animal-educationa/
Makey Bat-Mobile! (Or other flying animal educational mobile) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/1XKF/I6EXG98C/FXT1XKFI6EXG98C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/1XKF/I6EXG98C/FXT1XKFI6EXG98C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXT/1XKF/I6EXG98C/FXT1XKFI6EXG98C.SMALL.jpg Madalene For our Makerspace's January build night, we worked with MakeyMakey kits. These kits are particularly well suited for working with the software program Scratch. Scratch allows you to link the circuits you make with your MakeyMakey with sounds, images, text and actions on the screen. In my case, I re...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:10:55 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
Make one PM2.5/air quality monitor with Arduino UNO http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-one-PM25-monitor-with-Arduino-UNO/
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 04:46:19 PST