Easy Home Surveillance

Everyone wants to keep their home secure. If zombies have swarmed your house, you want to know it's not safe to return, RIGHT? What better way to do this than to set up a surveillance system? Now it's easier than ever to have. And, you don't have to shell out hundreds of dollars to make sure the infected haven't infested your home. OK, I'll get back to reality... This instructable is good for catching thiev ...

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Arduino multi-mode lamp with soft touch switch

In this Arduino-based project, we will build a lamp with multiple light displays: color sequencer, dimming light, color chaser, firelight - all selected by a touch bar on the circuit board. All the functions are done in software, including the touch sensor, which is a unique feature. Step 1: What is needed? We will be going the minimalist way for this project, filling the board with just a microchip, the LE ...

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Arduino Binary Clock (hours, minutes and seconds)

Hello everyone; I was looking for this project for a long time.  Finally I it it together with a lot of effort.  For this project you will need: [box color="#985D00" bg="#FFF8CB" font="verdana" fontsize="14 " radius="20 " border="#985D12" float="right" head="Major Components in Project" headbg="#FFEB70" headcolor="#985D00"] 1-   Arduino Uno ($30 from Radio Shack) 2-   RTC DS1307 (like $2 from EBay) 3-   2 S ...

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Arduino (optic fibre)

I just brought a new lamp and after a week, I'm tired of looking at it randomly change colours between red, blue, green. What can you expect from a cheap lamp brought at 5$ . Looking at the lamp I realized that I could make a gmail lamp, that shines green every time I got a unread mail. But after some time I changed my idea, and started working on a simple hack. The hack is relatively simple, we can use an ...

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Home Automation with Android and Arduino Yún

The Arduino Yún is a WLAN capable development board featuring an ATMega microcontroller, as well as a separate chip running a small Linux distribution, making it a perfect candidate for home automation projects like in the picture below! This basic tutorial will show you how to communicate wirelessly between your Arduino Yún and an Android device. Schematics and components for dimming a high power led are a ...

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Animatronic Stargate helmet using Arduino

I love the movie Stargate and when I first saw it I immediately knew I wanted to make one of the super cool Horus guard helmets. I had sketched multiple designs over the years and figured out several different methods for building it but rejected them all for one reason or another- usually due to cost or complexity of construction. Since I wanted this to be a costume helmet my requirements were that it be l ...

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Open Source Home Automation Project using Arduino UNO + Ethernet Shield

This is Open Source Home Automation Project based on Arduino Uno and Arduino Wiznet based Ethernet shield. How Does it Work The main brain for this project is Arduino UNO Board along with Arduino Ethernet Shield to give it a wireless connectivity.Arduino runs a code to control a Relay board according to the input and also serves a web page through which respective output to the relay board can be controlled ...

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1B – Arduino Project – Perry the Predator Pillow

The Team Kaitlin Schaer as scribe; Bryan Gardiner as tutor; Ruben Markowitz as designer; Anna Failla as integrator Introduction In a time where the logistics of sleep can be all too much to handle, there is a solution! There is a smarter pillow, a pillow that will wake you up just when you need to get your day started. Perry the Predator Pillow is an adorable yet creepy little friend that will help you out ...

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Rain Alarm Project

Water is basic need in every one’s life. Saving and proper usage of water is very important. Here is an easy project which will give the alarm when there is rain, so that we can make some actions and save the rain water. As a result, we can increase the water levels of underground water by using underwater recharge technique. Rain water detector will detect the rain and make an alert; rain water detector is ...

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A Voice Shield for Arduino – Give Voice to your Ideas!

The objective of this project is to build an Arduino voice shield to empower thousands of voice related applications! All this mostly thanks to an integrated ISD1790PY chip. This particular voice/TTS  feature can be useful to integrate voice messages in alarm systems, to implement generic I/O controls in home automation or even in home security applications: something like playing an alert when a person or ...

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GSM Home Security Alarm System with Arduino

This project deals with the design & development of a theft control system for home, which is being used to prevent/control any theft attempt. The developed system makes use of an embedded system (comprises an open hardware microcontroller and a gsm modem) based on Global System for Mobile communication (GSM) technology. The designed & developed system can be installed in the home. An interfacing in ...

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On The Fly – Prototype II Final Report: Home Automation Framework

Introduction: The Home Automation Framework project is a web application that can remotely control the electronic devices in one’s home using a web interface on a smartphone, tablet or desktop computer. The project facilitates ease of access and remote control of electronic devices for those who are busy, have a disability, or are not physically in the location of the device. Examples of such electronic dev ...

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