Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - technology - sensors http://www.instructables.com Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:26:30 PDT BLOX v1.01 Use Sensors and Actuators to Make a Mechanical Labyrinth Maze http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensors-and-Actuators-to-Make-a-Mechanical-Labyrin/
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Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:41:30 PDT
Small Temperature and Lightness Sensor Shield http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Temperature-and-Lightness-Sensor-Shield/
Small Temperature and Lightness Sensor Shield - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PNEP/ICNNI7WY/FAKPNEPICNNI7WY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PNEP/ICNNI7WY/FAKPNEPICNNI7WY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/PNEP/ICNNI7WY/FAKPNEPICNNI7WY.SMALL.jpg ohneschuh For my wifi weather station (Arduino + ESP8266) I need an temperature and lightness sensor shield. Therefore I designed the following one.I will publish the whole weather station later, too. Actually I'm still working on the software. But the last step shows a picture of the final design. Parts T...
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Tue, 28 Jul 2015 14:04:26 PDT
Walking Calculator http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Calculator/
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Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:49:22 PDT
how to make a dark detector circuit http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-make-a-dark-detector-circuit/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 16:43:55 PDT
Environmental Alert System http://www.instructables.com/id/Environmental-Alert-System/
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 11:22:31 PDT
Metal Detector http://www.instructables.com/id/Metal-Detector/
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 11:41:22 PDT
Sensors - GalileoHome http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensors-GalileoHome/
Sensors - GalileoHome - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VSI7/IC37JZ31/FZEVSI7IC37JZ31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VSI7/IC37JZ31/FZEVSI7IC37JZ31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZE/VSI7/IC37JZ31/FZEVSI7IC37JZ31.SMALL.jpg M3-Home-Automation Attention!This instructable belongs to a huge project. This is just one part of it. In case you found this page first, please visit the main project http://www.instructables.com/id/GalileoHome/This sub project uses an Intel Galileo Development Board to measure temperature and brightness and sends th...
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Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:00:44 PDT
Sensors with Intel IoT Analytics Dashboard ( Intel Edison/C++/Eclipse) http://www.instructables.com/id/Sensors-with-Intel-IoT-Analytics-Dashboard-Intel-E/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:36:21 PDT
Use of GPS, hall sensor, LEDs and Firebase with the Edison http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-of-GPS-and-Hall-sensor-with-the-Edison/
Use of GPS, hall sensor, LEDs and Firebase with the Edison - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/9WQ0/IC0VD7CP/FRI9WQ0IC0VD7CP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/9WQ0/IC0VD7CP/FRI9WQ0IC0VD7CP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/9WQ0/IC0VD7CP/FRI9WQ0IC0VD7CP.SMALL.jpg tsmilesagain The following instructable describes how to connect your Intel Edison using the Grove GPS sensor, Hall sensor and the Base Shield (please note that the Grove GPS does not come standard in the Gove Starter Kit Plus).The code and design was part of the Los Angeles Intel IoT Roadshow. Hardware neede...
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:33:02 PDT
At-home Earthquake Damage Assessment http://www.instructables.com/id/At-home-Earthquake-Damage-Assessment/
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Sun, 12 Jul 2015 20:30:50 PDT
MEAT SENSE: Connecting Intel Edison & Amazon Echo http://www.instructables.com/id/MEAT-SENSE-Connecting-Intel-Edison-Amazon-Echo/
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Sat, 11 Jul 2015 21:04:26 PDT
Grandma's High Tech Food Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Grandmas-High-Tech-Food-Cover/
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Fri, 10 Jul 2015 08:15:55 PDT
DIY Infrared Camera for vegetation analysis with Canon A2300 http://www.instructables.com/id/DYI-Infrared-Camera-for-vegetation-analysis-with-C/
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Tue, 7 Jul 2015 18:11:23 PDT
SafeHome http://www.instructables.com/id/SafeHome/
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 18:16:15 PDT
GoodSleep http://www.instructables.com/id/GoodSleep/
GoodSleep - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/F3DZ/IBTF8A91/FB1F3DZIBTF8A91.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/F3DZ/IBTF8A91/FB1F3DZIBTF8A91.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/F3DZ/IBTF8A91/FB1F3DZIBTF8A91.SMALL.jpg tnkrmnz When was the last time that you had a good sleep? How often have you had a good sleep? Bad sleep can possibly be a thing of the past. Moodiness, Fatigue, Forgetfulness and Sleep Apnea. The one thing that all of these conditions have in common is that they can all be influenced by a good nights sl...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 09:39:05 PDT
Assembling and Connecting your Edison to Wyliodrin http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembling-and-Connecting-your-Edison-to-Wyliodrin/
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 17:52:18 PDT
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/
Cheap Sensors: RPR220 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GN56/IBL6A0N9/FNPGN56IBL6A0N9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GN56/IBL6A0N9/FNPGN56IBL6A0N9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNP/GN56/IBL6A0N9/FNPGN56IBL6A0N9.SMALL.jpg sdfgeoff Sensors are an integral part of any robot, automation project, or anything involving mechatronics. Unfortunately they are normally quite expensive. This series of instructables aims to provide information about cheap sensors for whatever project you like. I'll be providing information on how to use ...
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
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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/
Color Tracking using Intel Edison Development Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/AO95/IATH6WZ1/F0JAO95IATH6WZ1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/AO95/IATH6WZ1/F0JAO95IATH6WZ1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0J/AO95/IATH6WZ1/F0JAO95IATH6WZ1.SMALL.jpg AngelaS5 I set out to create an OpenCV project on Intel Edison using Node.js for tracking objects. OpenCV only has C++, C, Python and Java interfaces so how can you work with just JavaScript? OpenCV has never been ported to JavaScript in its entirety, but individual parts and algorithms have. Libraries such ...
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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-/
Smart Green House with Intel Edison and Microsoft Azure - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/BLMF/IANRVODQ/F40BLMFIANRVODQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/BLMF/IANRVODQ/F40BLMFIANRVODQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/BLMF/IANRVODQ/F40BLMFIANRVODQ.SMALL.jpg SreejumonP I have attended the Intel IoT Roadshow here in Silicon Valley during last weekend, and made this cool project – Smart Green House. Intel provided a bunch of sensors, and I thought of doing something with green house.I have placed various sensors inside the green house, and the system will monitor cu...
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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/
How to Build an E-waste Watering Can - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/J2RZ/IAKWII49/FDJJ2RZIAKWII49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/J2RZ/IAKWII49/FDJJ2RZIAKWII49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDJ/J2RZ/IAKWII49/FDJJ2RZIAKWII49.SMALL.jpg SillyInventor This instructable came out of a project to teach a group of middle school students at RPI. Some of the work is available on the E-Waste Makerspace: http://e-wastetomakerspace.wikispaces.com/E-Waste+...The purpose of this lesson was to: Expose students to concepts of pollution, e-waste, re-use, botan...
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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/
Automated Trailer Monitoring System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/9W8S/I8VGLYQ0/FM59W8SI8VGLYQ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/9W8S/I8VGLYQ0/FM59W8SI8VGLYQ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/9W8S/I8VGLYQ0/FM59W8SI8VGLYQ0.SMALL.jpg ACEautomation This Instructable provides a step-by-step explanation of how to develop an app that will allow the user to monitor a travel trailer from their phone or other device using motion, sound, light, temperature/humidity, and gas sensors. This system uses wireless Arduino-based sensors, Arduino Uno and Int...
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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/
Reduction of Accidents in Unmanned level crossings - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/FL8O/I8SLQGH8/F1EFL8OI8SLQGH8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/FL8O/I8SLQGH8/F1EFL8OI8SLQGH8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1E/FL8O/I8SLQGH8/F1EFL8OI8SLQGH8.SMALL.jpg tejas.sudarshan This is a comprehensive solution to reduce accidents at unmanned level crossing. but first, What are these unmanned level crossings? Well as the name suggests these are crossings where the track intersects with the road and there is no one stationed here as it is considered unimportant. These unmann...
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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-/
Augmented Reality and Kinect: Augmenting Skull and Iron Man Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/SAHW/I8LGSUY6/F1USAHWI8LGSUY6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/SAHW/I8LGSUY6/F1USAHWI8LGSUY6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1U/SAHW/I8LGSUY6/F1USAHWI8LGSUY6.SMALL.jpg hypnotistas This is a simple, really easy to follow tutorial. For this you will need: PC Microsoft Kinect Sensor for Windows (first Kinect used for XBOX 360) Download Software, Drivers and Code Download: Download and Install Processing programming languageDownload: Kinect drivers for Windows OS (*.exe file) ...
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Sun, 19 Apr 2015 03:36:38 PDT