SATRAN: A Wifi-controlled satellite antenna tracking system
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SATRAN: A Wifi-controlled satellite antenna tracking system

An antenna tracking system adjusts the axis of an antenna to follow a moving signal source like a communication satellite. The working of an antenna tracking system is quite simple; the antenna is, first of all, commanded to move in any direction. Then, the level of the received signal...

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IoT: Log Sensor Data to Google Sheets using NodeMCU
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IoT: Log Sensor Data to Google Sheets using NodeMCU

Data is regarded as the major value proposition of IoT. The ability to receive real time data from different sources, store it and process it into actionable insights to transform and optimize processes either in real time or not is of immense value. This is one of the reasons why...

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Getting Started with ESP32
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Getting Started with ESP32

Over the last few articles, we have covered the use of ESP8266 boards for building several WiFi based projects. For today’s tutorial, we will look at it’s recently released successor; the ESP32. As mentioned in previous tutorials, ESP-12e module popularly referred as the nodeMCU...

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Home Automation using NodeMCU (ESP8266) board
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Home Automation using NodeMCU (ESP8266) board

Home automation refers to the ability of your home to make its own decisions depending on environment conditions and give you the option to control it from a remote location. In one of our previous tutorial on the ESP8266 WiFi Module, we examined how NodeMCU or any of the other ESP8266...

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NodeMCU ESP8266 WebServer Tutorial
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NodeMCU ESP8266 WebServer Tutorial

From the Wemos D1 mini to the NodeMCU, the ESP8266 based boards are by far the most popular platform, among makers and hobbyist, for building WiFi based projects due to their low cost and general ease of use.  For today’s tutorial, we will continue our exploration of the most popular...

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Getting Started with the NodeMCU (ESP8266 Based Development Board)
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Getting Started with the NodeMCU (ESP8266 Based Development Board)

As the popularity of Arduino boards increased, the demand for boards which comes embedded with some of the add-ons used with the Arduino increased. One of the most popular add-ons were the WiFi modules which are used to connect Arduino boards to the internet. Several boards were...

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ESP32 NTP OLED clock
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ESP32 NTP OLED clock

danman @ blog.danman.eu build a OLED display NTP clock and document his process on his blog: As a first project with my new ESP32 module with OLED display I chose to build OLED clock. I thought I’ll just find some existing code, upload it and it’s done. There are a few such...

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Running NodeMCU on a battery
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Running NodeMCU on a battery

ESP8266 low power consumption revisited: Using Wi-Fi is a convenient way to link your newly created IoT device into your existing IT infrastructure – including cloud services – but it also has a drawback. Wi-Fi’s demand for power usually makes battery operation impractical...

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