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Legally Track Smartphones users with ESP8266
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Legally Track Smartphones users with ESP8266

With a vast majority of the world population owning a smartphone, being able to track someone through their phone is not such a bad idea after all, especially if it is done within legal limits. This is the end result of a recent project developed by engineering student Amine Mehdi...

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Wireless SD Card Reader using ESP8266
USB

Wireless SD Card Reader using ESP8266

One of the good things about being a maker is the power it gives you to create your own stuff. Believing USB devices have not lived up to their designation of truly being universal and working irrespective of the kind of ports they are plugged into, Hackaday user, Neutrino, recently...

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Elektor Article: DCF77 Emulator with ESP8266
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Elektor Article: DCF77 Emulator with ESP8266

Replace over-air time by Internet time About twenty years ago I recycled and modernised a vintage clock with Nixie tubes built by my father in the nineteen seventies. I replaced the digital logic by a microcontroller and used a DCF77 receiver module instead of the original 50-Hz...

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ESP8266 based Coronavirus tracking project
Arduino

ESP8266 based Coronavirus tracking project

This is an ESP8266 based coronavirus tracking project from "Volkan Unal" on github.com. The tracker can be configured to display the details of your own country. Instructions 1- Change your wifi information from WifiConnect.h file char ssid[32] = "yourssid"; char password[64] =...

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Smart Plug Reference Design – MP161 Non-Isolated Buck Regulator with ESP8266
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Smart Plug Reference Design – MP161 Non-Isolated Buck Regulator with ESP8266

Nowadays everything is connected. So why not also connect the wall plugs? Monolithic Power Systems presents a reference design with the MP161 part that will allow customers to join the IoT market. This is a two boards design, one for the dc-dc converter and the relay and the other for...

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Temper: Sleek temperature sensor built on ESP8266
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Temper: Sleek temperature sensor built on ESP8266

Meet Temper, a compact, low power temperature sensor based on ESP8266 and SHT30 with a large 13x7 pixel led display. It accesses WiFi periodically to display temperature and humidity data as well as battery percentage via the MQTT protocol. The device’s display uses three 74HC595 + 7...

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ESP8266 based Online Weather Widget using Wemos D1

ESP8266 based Online Weather Widget using Wemos D1

A few years back I wrote this tutorial on connected weather monitor with plans of creating a 3D printed enclosure to make it portable and easy to use. I never got around doing that but a few days ago, I came across a similar project built by BitsandBlobs, which went as far as creating the...

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Network Clock using ESP8266 and OLED display
Arduino

Network Clock using ESP8266 and OLED display

There are several situations where using an RTC could adversely affect your project by increasing cost, size, time accuracy or IO requirements. To prevent this, especially in ESP/WiFi-based or other clock-reliant projects, makers usually turn to obtain time information from NTP servers....

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