I’m Fine

The "I'm Fine" project is about monitoring the well being of especially lonely elderly people, who may not have daily contact to the family. Story I have a complete description of this project on my GitHub repository. You can also go there to read about my project. Project Overview The "I'm Fine" project is about monitoring the wellbeing of especially lonely elderly people, who may not have daily contact to ...

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Thundercatch IoT Network

Monitor lightning activity and get alerted on dangerous situations. Story Introduction Lightning is a phenomenon that always attracted man’s interest. Reasons behind this are the danger as a consequence of a lightning stroke on the negative side and the visual part which many people find it beautiful on the positive side. Regarding the first part (i.e. the danger), sensing a lightning event from a distance ...

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Monitor and control your irrigation system with a mobile app

Create your Blynk mobile app to monitor your garden and activate the irrigation. Story In this tutorial we are going to learn how to use the Blynk app to monitor and control the status of our irrigation system. Blynk setup First of all you need to download the Blynk app on your smartphone and create an account. Then we can start creating a new project, select from the list your hardware and we are ready to ...

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Cayenne and SparkFun IoT 433 Mhz Sockets

I know the Z-Wave or Netatmo system for IoT, domotic system and automation of house. But now you can make an ESP8266 DoMo system. Story Introduction: Cayenne and SparkFun IoT 433 Mhz Sockets I know the Z-Wave or Netatmo system for IoT, domotic system and automation of house. But now you can make a simple system that uses a Node MCU board and Cayenne platform for control five 110/220 V sockets. You can downl ...

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Pavlov’s Cat

Time to get Pavlovian on your cat! Story If you ever tried to train a cat, you know how hard it is. Cats are their own masters, but now you have the chance to let the cats do your bidding using this IoT-enabled device. Welcome to Pavlov's Cat Experiment! In this project, you will learn how to teach your cat when it is (and isn't) dinner time using nothing but the components in the MKR IoT Bundle and some ca ...

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Fuel-gauge ICs help prevent battery clones

Description The MAX1720x/MAX1721x are ultra-low power stand-alone fuel gauge ICs that implement the Maxim ModelGauge™ m5 algorithm without requiring host interaction for configuration. This feature makes the MAX1720x/MAX1721x excellent pack-side fuel gauges. The MAX17201/MAX17211 monitor a single cell pack. The MAX17205/MAX17215 monitor and balance a 2S or 3S pack or monitor a multiple-series cell pack. To ...

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Battery-pack fuel gauge with SHA-256 authentication prevents pack cloning

Description The MAX1720x/MAX1721x are ultra-low power stand-alone fuel gauge ICs that implement the Maxim ModelGauge™ m5 algorithm without requiring host interaction for configuration. This feature makes the MAX1720x/MAX1721x excellent pack-side fuel gauges. The MAX17201/MAX17211 monitor a single cell pack. The MAX17205/MAX17215 monitor and balance a 2S or 3S pack or monitor a multiple-series cell pack. To ...

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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. Things used in this project Hardware components MediaTek Labs LinkIt Smart 7688 Duo × 1 DHT22 Temperature Sensor × 1 Resistor 10k ohm × 1 Resistor 221 ohm × 1 Breadboard (generic) × 1 LDR × 1 MQ-2 Gas Sensor × 1 Jumper wires (generic) × 1 5V 4 Channel Relay Module × 1 Software apps and online ...

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Create Mobile Apps for Android and iOS Connecting to the MKR

This simple project shows how to make an app that controls an Arduino MKR1000 board with Evothings Studio by communicating over the TCP. Things used in this project Hardware components Arduino MKR1000 × 1 LED (generic) × 1 Resistor 100 ohm × 1 Jumper wires (generic) × 1 Breadboard (generic) × 1 Software apps and online services Evothings Studio Arduino IDE Story MKR1000 is a powerful board that combines the ...

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Good Sleep – Your Sleep Assistant

Get the best night's sleep by using Alexa and Arduino to monitor the conditions in your bedroom, make suggestions and help you sleep better. Story Introduction and Idea Everyone deserves a good night’s sleep. Without good sleep, it’s difficult to function at full speed and face the day ahead. A restless night can happen for many reasons, and it’s hard to diagnose. That’s where Good Sleep comes in. With Good ...

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Door Status Monitor using the ESP8266

In this project you’re going to monitor the status of a door using an ESP8266. The goal of this project is to show the endless possibilities that this $4 WiFi module offers when integrates with a free platform that I’m about to show you. Before continue reading this project, please complete the following tutorials or use them as a reference: How to get started with the ESP8266 How to Install the ESP8266 Boa ...

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IoT System To Monitor Soil Moisture With Arduino

This IoT system monitors the soil moisture using Arduino and sensors. Data are sent to an IoT cloud platform to access it anywhere. Story This IoT system monitors the soil moisture using Arduino and sensors. Data coming from sensors is sent to a cloud platform. Moreover, this Arduino IoT system implements a notification system so that when the soil gets too dry it sends a notification. As you know already, ...

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