ITEAD Launches a $4 Zigbee CC2531 packet sniffer For USB devices
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ITEAD Launches a $4 Zigbee CC2531 packet sniffer For USB devices

Itead.cc, the Chinese company known for the array of electronics products like the SONOFF smart switch and other makers related hardware, has released a USB Zigbee CC2531 Dongle. The dongle can be used in connection with a PC or single-board computer to build your customized home...

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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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Getting Started with the Arduino IoT Cloud
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Getting Started with the Arduino IoT Cloud

IoT is now mainstream. It has gone beyond the buzzword it used to be and several tools are being made available to makers to facilitate the development of solutions based on it. One of the newest IoT platforms is the Arduino IoT Cloud developed by our good friends at Arduino.cc. Today...

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Convert a $20 Router To Home Automation Gateway For IoT Devices
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Convert a $20 Router To Home Automation Gateway For IoT Devices

WiFi based home automation products are cheaper compared to ZigBee or Z-Wave products, but the downside is that WiFi devices need an internet connection to perform their function. A lot of those IoT devices don’t just communicate on your local network, they also talk to the outside...

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SensiBLEduino – A full fledge ‘hardware-ready’ development kit for IoT and supports Arduino
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SensiBLEduino – A full fledge ‘hardware-ready’ development kit for IoT and supports Arduino

IoT which translates to the Internet of Things has been a significant buzz for the last five years while disrupting major Industries (from Agriculture, Energy, Healthy, Sports and several others). IoT adoption has seen rapid development in the makers' world, with different makers and...

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ESP8266 MAX7219 Dot Matrix Display
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ESP8266 MAX7219 Dot Matrix Display

A MAX7219 driven Display, controlled by an ESP8266 SoC and MQTT This project describes how to connect a MAX7219 to an ESP8266 Chip and let it act as a MQTT client. Its basically my ninHOME Node Firmware where you can optionally add a MAX7219 Display. ESP8266 MAX7219 Dot Matrix Display...

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Raspberry Pi Publishing MQTT Messages to ESP8266
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Raspberry Pi Publishing MQTT Messages to ESP8266

Rui @ randomnerdtutorials.com tipped us with his latest tutorial. He writes: In this project you’ll create a standalone web server with a Raspberry Pi that can toggle two LEDs from an ESP8266 using MQTT protocol. You can replace those LEDs with any output (like a relay that...

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A LEGO-Compatible Digital Weather Billboard
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A LEGO-Compatible Digital Weather Billboard

Internet of LEGO “IoL” is an interactive LEGO city built and designed by Cory Guynn, a cloud computing and IoT enthusiast. This project combines computer and electronics  engineering with our favorite childhood toy, LEGO! Through the IoL blog, Cory shares a collection of circuit...

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