Detecting, decoding, and displaying IR (Infrared) signal data is interesting, but using those signals to control stuff is more interesting . . . and sometimes useful. Read on to learn how.
February 22, 2017 by Charles R. Hampton
Using a custom framework (RIOT) to control an LED with a networked computer.
February 08, 2017 by Robin Mitchell
The Beaglebone Treat-Feeder is the prototype for a great pet-feeding device! Keep track of your pet's diet while you stuff your face!
January 30, 2017 by Ryan Jones
Create a tracking device with an HC-12 transceiver, a GPS module, an Arduino, and Google Maps.
November 10, 2016 by Mark Hughes
The HC-12 is a 100mW multi-channel wireless transceiver you can use in your projects to transmit and receive serial information.
November 02, 2016 by Mark Hughes
Here's a rain gauge that empties itself and that you can read from your easy chair. Best of all, you can build it, yourself.
August 19, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
A tipping bucket rain gauge is a clever way to measure rainfall. Learn how to add wireless capability, a PICAXE microcontroller, and an LCD display to your weather station.
August 16, 2016 by Charles R. Hampton
This article will give you the building blocks needed to create your own two-channel wireless remote controller.
July 27, 2016 by Mark Hughes
In this article, we are going to learn some basics about RFID technology and use an Arduino MEGA to a play around with a popular RFID module, the ID12LA.
July 20, 2016 by Joseph Corleto
Learn how to build a system that can turn DC loads on and off using a mobile application. You'll also learn how to perform this task via immediate actions or via timers set in advance.
June 15, 2016 by Yahya Tawil
Combine the Si4844-A10 analog-tuned radio receiver with an Arduino to make a full-featured multiband radio.
May 26, 2016 by Raymond Genovese
This article covers everything you need to know to generate pulse-width-modulated signals with Atmel’s SAM4S Xplained Pro development board.
April 14, 2016 by Robert Keim
In this article I'll show you one way of sending an SMS using a PIC 16F628A and a SIMCOM SIM900A module.
March 03, 2016 by Jens Christoffersen
SIMCOM's SIM 900A in Europe? Read on to learn how.
February 25, 2016 by Jens Christoffersen
The Particle Photon is a powerful little board with the ability to easily connect objects to the internet. This series of articles will be enough to get you up and running with the Particle Photon.
January 07, 2016 by Leanna Pancoast
A PCB for a Wi-Fi communicator using a PICAXE 08M2 and an ESP-01 module driven by interactive code makes a handy setup for data collection and IoT reporting.
December 15, 2015 by Charles R. Hampton
Got some time and need a wireless thermometer? In this article I'll show you how to make such a thing with a few PICAXEs.
December 15, 2015 by Jens Christoffersen
Getting more familiar with a PIC MCU is a matter of working more often with it. Learn how to make a wireless thermometer with a PIC microcontroller.
December 02, 2015 by Jens Christoffersen
This article will show you how to set up two way communication between an Arduino and your Android Smartphone using Bluetooth.
November 26, 2015 by Hariharan Mathavan
This handy introduction teaches you all about the RFM69HW transceiver module using two circuits running a wireless version of the "blinky" code.
November 05, 2015 by Benjamin Crabtree
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