Arduino Sprinkler Valves + Wifi + Twitter

This is my first post so... be brutal ! I have a small yard with a very odd shape, well... L-shaped really and not enough pressure at the tap to be able to water it in one go. So I had to create 3 sprinkler sub systems that can only be turned on one at a time. I sourced 3 Gardena valves but refused to cough up the extra cash for their dull 'computer' (not sure why they call it a computer btw). Besides, cont ...

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Pick to Light Project 2 WiFi

In the second project in my pick to light, I am using WIFI to pass the data between PC and Arduino. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED (generic) × 2 Jumper wires (generic) × 1 SparkFun Pushbutton switch 12mm × 1 Resistor 10k ohm × 1 Resistor 330 ohm × 4 Breadboard (generic) × 1 USB-A to Micro-USB Cable × 1 General Purpose Transistor NPN × 1 Story This is the second proje ...

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Arduino NeoPixel Wifi

An application to rule the neopixels all. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Adafruit NeoPixel Ring: WS2812 5050 RGB LED × 1 Story I love LEDs but as much as I love them, you have to manually pull the color in your arduino and honestly there are no good or cool applications to do that, so the best way to that is either with your computer or with bluetooth, but the bluetooth ...

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Spartan WiFi Pager System

Simple Wifi pager system. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Adafruit Standard LCD - 16x2 White on Blue × 1 Story This project is an initial stage of the Spartan WIFI pager system (https://www.hackster.io/challenges/arduino-microsoft-maker/ideas/2421). First step in this stage is assembling a test breadboard-based circuit with MKR1000 and LCD: MKR1000 and LCD assembled Secon ...

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Telegram Bot Library

Host a Telegram Bot on your Arduino and chat with your brand new IoT device! Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Software apps and online services Arduino Web Editor Story Learn how to use the Telegram Bot library, host a Telegram Bot on your Arduino/Genuino Board, and use the messaging app to interact with your device. It currently works on Arduino MKR1000, and Arduino Zero  ...

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WiFi Robot

I have created the framework for WiFi and voice control of a robot. The MKR1000 chip enables us to receive controls over WiFi. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 DC motor (generic) × 2 Wheels × 1 SparkFun Dual H-Bridge motor drivers L298 × 1 9V battery (generic) × 1 Story I began with the idea of remote controlling a device using Arduino MKR1000's built-in WiFi capabilities. ...

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Wi-Fi Controlled Robot Using Arduino UNO And Blynk

This Wi-Fi controlled robot can be controlled from anywhere using the ARMA IoT shield for UNO and the Blynk App which provides the user interface.       Overview Simple WiFi Controlled Robot Using ARMA IoT and Blynk! This project uses an Arduino Uno connected to the WiFi using an ARMA IoT shield and controlled using Blynk app which is available for both iOS as well as Android. The chassis is ...

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Tiny Wi-Fi Switch for $3

Out of curiosity, I ordered the tiny ESP8266 relay switch from aliexpress.com but never knew it could be so embarrassing to find the right way to operate. The vendor said that the switching program is inbuilt and I only have to use some android phone to operate it. But despite several attempts with several Chinese and English android apps, nothing happened The device gets connected with the WiFi of my PC or ...

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Arduino MKR1000 + Android + Relay = Christmas gift lock

Santa is here but you need to guess your gift's password! It's a great starting point if you're new to Arduino MKR1000, networking & Android Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED (generic) × 1 Jumper wires (generic) × 1 Resistor 330 ohm × 1 Relay (generic) × 1 Story Christmas is here! You've got your gift but you need to unlock it. Get your Arduino MKR1000 and your Andr ...

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MKR1000 Pushover Status

Send status messages of your MKR1000 via Pushover service to your mobile phone, etc. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 Story An IoT node must be trimmed to reduce current consumption due to battery life. A WiFi-based node as Arduino MKR1000 needs a lot of current while sending. To avoid a high current consumption over time the controller should sleep the most time, wake up for ...

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Pushbutton → Push Notification

How many mundane devices upgrade to IoT because they let you monitor a single data point or a variable? That little nudge over the communication precipice allows you to charge 500% more. Now, if you are as handy as a Hackaday reader, you can throw a lazy afternoon at the problem and get the same effect from a “dumb” appliance. If IoT is as simple as getting a notification when your laundry is dry, or your w ...

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Alexa Controlled Door Sign Demo

Use Alexa to tell your door sign what message to display. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 Waveshare 200x200, 1.54inch E-Ink display module × 1 18650-Type Lithium Ion Battery (generic) × 1 18650-Type Battery Holder (generic) × 1 Breadboard (generic) × 1 Software apps and online services Arduino IDE Amazon Alexa Alexa Skills Kit Amazon Web Services AWS Lambda Thinger.io Pla ...

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