€15 IoT Geiger Counter using ESP8266

Geiger counters are devices used to detect radioactive emissions, most commonly beta particles and gamma rays. The counter consists of a tube filled with an inert gas that becomes conductive of electricity when it is impacted by a high-energy particle. The Geiger–Müller tube or G–M tube is the sensing element of the Geiger counter instrument used for the detection of ionizing radiation. Biemster wanted to i ...

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Tiny Wireless Capsule Camera

Description Tiny, pill-sized cameras are frequently used in the medical field to visualize the gastrointestinal tract, particularly areas not readily accessible by bulkier devices. Increasingly, consideration is given to using these devices in patients who cannot tolerate, or are otherwise unwilling to undergo, a conventional colonoscopy. The possibility of displacing or augmenting these methods with tiny, ...

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ESP8266 GMail sender

I will show you how to send emails from any ESP8266 wifi module using Gmail server. This instructable relies on Arduino core for ESP8266 WiFi chip, which makes a self-contained microcontroller from it (no need of AT commands and master devices). You can connect sensors and get notified by email about changes. Before we begin Required hardware: Any ESP8266 (I'm using ESP8266-07 ebay link). In my case USB UAR ...

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Environmental Monitoring with TPS, Azure, and PowerBI

Сollect environmental data with Tibbo Project System devices, process it with Azure Stream Analytics and visualize using Power BI. Story Step 0: Configure and Assemble the TPS Open LTPS Web Interface by simply entering its IP address in your browser, select the "Tibbits Layout" tab, and push the "Launch TPS Configurator..." button. Setup Tibbits Layout as shown on the screenshot below and click File/Save No ...

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WISDome – Weapon Identification System Dome

A new way to save lives by neutralizing the attacker before he can act. Story Our Vision of the Product Our vision for WISdome is a network of weapon owners, providing extended functionality for weapon maintenance and security through IoT. The product will mount weapons and connect to nearby Wi-Fi hotspots, sending information to our cloud. We plan to add many unique modes for the weapon owners. Modes that ...

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RS Components – Add WiFI to devices with this comprehensive dev kit (Arduino ABX00021)

The Arduino Uno WiFI Rev2, available now from RS Components, comes with a brand new 8-bit microprocessor from Microchip, and an onboard IMU. The WiFi connection is made secure with the new ECC608 crypto chip accelerator. The kit has 14 digital input/output pins (of which six can be used as PWM outputs), six analog inputs, a 16MHz ceramic resonator, a power jack, an ICSP header, a USB connection and a reset ...

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Universal Remote Control with Alexa and IR

I hate looking where is the remote controller or grab my phone to control my TV or other IR devices. Alexa and hacking saved my day! Story As a lot of lazy folks, Alexa is saving my day. I don't want to spend time looking for my remote controller to turn on TV or switch sources. I would like to be able to ask Alexa to do it for me! I spent some time building that and this article explains how. Demo Before d ...

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Alexa Enabled USB Power Switch

Many devices are powered by USB power now, but few home automation systems provide USB power switching. "Alexa, turn off the ThingyStick!". Story Alexa, Turn on the ThingyStick... Background More and more devices are powered by USB, many of these tend to be "dumb" devices without internet connectivity or home automation options (e.g. LED lights), how can we automate or control them remotely? Perhaps a USB s ...

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LinkIt™ Smart 7688 Smart Room

This Project will demonstrate you to control & monitor your room through my custom designed responsive web app. Story After Creating MKR1000 Surprise Room Decoration I decided to make another project to monitor and control my Parents room. Like you are out of home in day and working in a office long night but you don't know what's going on in your parents room. You want to monitor you parents room, what ...

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One Button to Rule Them All

Learn how to connect a simple web app written in JavaScript to Arduino Cloud. Story Following this tutorial you are going to learn how to make your Arduino or Genuino MKR1000 or WiFi Shield 101 interact with a simple webpage hosted in a browser via Arduino Cloud. Connect to Arduino Cloud If this is the first time you are using Arduino Cloud we highly encourage to follow the getting started guide. Start by c ...

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Alexa, Put the Kettle On!

Make a smart kettle for under £60 using Alexa and Arduino. Introduction Why make two trips to the kitchen, or hang around waiting for the kettle to boil when you can just ask Alexa to put the kettle on? This project uses as few components as possible and is really easy to follow but it does involve tinkering with mains powered devices and water. So be careful and always make sure the kettle is unplugged whe ...

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Review: ScanaQuad – a super-small logic analyzer

If you are mainly involved in designing or repairing digital devices, a logic analyzer is more useful than an oscilloscope for tracing signal through circuits. However, does this mean you should rush out and buy a logic analyzer? The instruments from the leading manufacturers are too expensive for home use or startup businesses, and the low-cost alternatives don’t do what you want or have half-baked softwar ...

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