Gut Check a Tweeting and Facebooking Fridge using Arduino

I have a problem, I'm trying to lose weight but I love snacking late at night. And no one knows that I even do it. That being one of my biggest hurdles, I figured why not include all my social media friends and followers in helping me. Whether they know it or not. So I decided to hook up my fridge to the internet, with an arduino and wishield and have it post to facebook and twitter whenever I try and get m ...

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Visual Network Threat Level Indicator v2 using Arduino

By popular request this is a new wireless version of the Visual Network Threat Level Indicator. This uses a Roving Networks WiFly RN-XV Module to do 802.11 WiFi along with an Arduino to display the threat level on your network. Network monitoring is very important in todays world. The internet is a scary place. People have taken steps to raise their awareness by installing Intrusion Detection Systems(IDS) s ...

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Arduino stoplight web server

At the place I work, we use xymon to monitor of our servers. All of the services monitored are important, but we wanted a separate indicator to simply show the overall health of the most critical systems. Furthermore, we came up with the following criteria: We wanted this visible to everyone whether or not they were near a web browser or even a monitor. We wanted it to preserve the "red/yellow/green" status ...

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Wireless nunchuk controlled animatronic doll using Arduino

This instructable will attempt to show you how to make an animatronic doll controlled by a wireless nunchuk. This doll can only move its head though. I'm sure there are plenty of people out there who can take this and expand on it and make it much better, and I encourage that completely. :) This instructable will focus more on the coding and wiring than on the building. Since the doll you use for this proje ...

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Building the YaNis EOS Controller using Arduino

The YaNis EOS controller is a device that allows you to wirelessly control your Canon DSLR from your Android phone. What's really exciting here is that the Android interface allows you to change most of the camera's settings (like Shutter Speed, Aperture Size, ISO, White Balance, Focus Position and others) from more than 20 meters away! The controller is based on the Arduino platform and some commonly avail ...

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Arduino Combi-button Lock optional Android support

Recently, I decided I would like to attempt to make a passcode lock with my newly acquired Arduino Uno, but all the tutorials I could find made use of a modified keypad, something that not every Tom, Dick and Harry has lying about. I therefore decided to set out and make a version using only things every Arduino user should have in their component box - buttons. Ladies and Gentlemen, I bring to you - the Ar ...

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Arduino Barometric Pressure Web Server

This example shows how to use SPI communications to read data from a SCP1000 Barometric Pressure sensor, and how to then post that data to the web by using your Arduino/Ethernet Shield combo as a simple web server. Using the Ethernet library, your device will be able to answer HTTP requests by responding with just enough HTML for a browser to display the temperature and barometric pressure values outputted ...

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Create an Internet Connected Pill Dispenser

The P.I.L. Box - A Better Medication Reminder System Studies show the consequences of patients not taking medications according to doctor's orders can be serious, especially in older patients.With today's low cost micro-controllers and sensors (and the incentive of the Radio Shack / Instructables Micro Controller Contest) I thought there must be a better way to ensure my elderly relatives are taking their m ...

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Android talks to Arduino

This project slightly modifies the Google Android sample app called "Bluetooth Chat" so you can type a message in the Android app and that same message will appear on an LCD attached to an Arduino Uno. Functionality:  Android  talks to Arduino 1. Run the Android "Bluetooth Chat" sample app (after we modify the app in this instructable).  Type a message in the app's text box and press the "send" button.  The ...

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Homemade Infrared Rangefinder (Similar to Sharp GP2D120) using Arduino

Here is my instructable on how to construct a pretty simple (for some!) short range infrared rangefinder/range sensor. Infrared rangefinders are very useful in a number of projects. The majority of these come from obstacle detection (in robots) or generally detecting distances! The one shown here is only a simple rangefinder and will only really be able to measure about 6 or 7cm infront of the range finder. ...

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SensoDuino: Turn Your Android Phone into a Wireless Sensors Hub for Arduino

UPDATES Nov 23, 2013: SensoDuino 0.160 gets a face left. Nov 19. 2031: OPINION: The Amazing Synergy Between Arduino & Android. Nov 19, 2013: SensoDuino 0.159 is out. Android phone date (y,m,d) and time (h,m,s) are supported as sensors. Support for Android KitKat (4.4/API 19).   INTRODUCTION Think of SensoDuino as having over a dozen virtual shields for your Arduino each providing a function or feat ...

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Sleep n’ Tweet using an Arduino

Now I am lucky enough to work at the greatest company in the world as a University of Waterloo, co-op student. It might not even be a company you’ve heard of yet. They’re named Upverter and we are trying to change the way people design, build, share and collaborate on electronics. My job (also the coolest job in the world) is to find interesting problems that either have been or could be solved with electro ...

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