IoT-Enabled Air Pollution Meter With Digital Dashboard On Smartphone

Presented here is a IoT enabled air pollution meter to monitor air quality on your smartphone using Blynk application and Arduino board. Blynk is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to control Arduino, Raspberry Pi and the like over the Internet. In this project Blynk provides a digital dashboard on your smartphone that displays real-time air quality readings for the immediate surroundings. Blynk is not me ...

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Next-generation smartphone battery inspired by the gut

A new prototype of a lithium-sulphur battery – which could have five times the energy density of a typical lithium-ion battery – overcomes one of the key hurdles preventing their commercial development by mimicking the structure of the cells which allow us to absorb nutrients. This gets us a long way through the bottleneck which is preventing the development of better batteries. Researchers have developed a ...

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Web-Bluetooth Devices Integration

Chrome Browser version 53 came out with a new feature: Origin Trial for Bluetooth which allows websites to use this feature and enable Web Bluetooth for all their visitors. Web Bluetooth is a new technology that connects the Web with the Internet of Things, this technology will provide a level of integration in the IoT scene that never happened before making web designers eager to get their bits out into th ...

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ESP8266 Wifi enabled 8×64 pixel LED matrix display

This project is a modification of my previous Bluetooth-enabled LED matrix display project, which used 8×64 monochromatic LED matrix (total 512 LEDs) for displaying scrolling text message. The original project used Bluetooth for display data transfer from a smartphone, but this one now uses Wifi. The display message is sent through web browser to a ESP8266 module that is configured as a web-server. No Ardui ...

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Make SMART Your Washing Machine

If also you, like me, put your vest on the washing machine and wait the best moment for wash the clothes... make SMART your Washing Machine. Story If also you, like me, put your vest on the washing machine and wait if is the best moment for wash the clothes, also you have a problem... like me. The best moment for me is when the cost of electricity is low, in Italy this happens at certain hours of the day, w ...

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Gestured Controlled Smart Home

Not only this project has all the Smart Home features but it also includes MYO gesture control, allowing control of lights with your arm. Story Home Automation is the biggest domestic technological improvement of this generation, toe to toe with drones. It can provide full control of every piece of hardware in a house, if done well: from light control to preparing coffee at a specific hour of the day, key-l ...

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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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SubPos: a WiFi Positioning Solution for Places GPS Can’t Reach

Description When the world's lifeforms are forced into subterranean dwellings due to nuclear fallout, evolution into lizard people or warming of the Earth, we will require a simple method for determining our position underground. In our current age, we are still working out the intricacies associated with determining our location in areas where GPS cannot reach. SubPos provides a solution to this problem, w ...

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Smartphone Controlled Atomic Weather Station

This project combines Atomic Time keeping with local weather station, and additional cool projects using Arduino and Raspberry Pi. Introduction I was looking for a cool way to use the features of the Adafruit GPS module for a practical purpose, and Tony DiCola's Arduino GPS Clock inspired me to create a GPS controlled atomic clock, with the addition of a weather station. What we did The first step is to wir ...

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Bling Bra: Wearable, Sexy and Connected IoT Bra

Sexy bra using Arduino MKR1000, Neopixels, and controlled from your smartphone. Story Motivation Many makers sacrifice their social life to play with devices and spend many hours and days making fun things. However, the non-maker do not understand that a robot is something beautiful even if there is a breadboard, components and noise in this tinny thing. Wearable devices are an opportunity towards the recon ...

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IoT Smart Socket Arduino And Cayenne

A really smart IoT socket. Switch ON/OFF your device by the smartphone using Cayenne Dashboard and Arduino MKR1000. Things used in this project Story I saw Chinese socket that you can command by your phone, but I'm a maker, and I just want make one of this by myself! This is possible by using CAYENNE Dashboard! Do you know Cayenne? See the Cayenne site! Total amount of project is about $ 60,00 I use a norma ...

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Home Automation with Arduino MKR1000 and Windows 10

Story Nowadays, technology makes our lives easier. It evolves with huge steps and makes it easy for us to create great projects with low cost. So, by using technology we can build a really great home automation system. With the use of an Arduino MKR1000 board with it’s Wi-Fi capabilities in combination with Windows 10 we can create a smart home that could also help people with movement difficulties control ...

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