“Temperature and humidity are vital data points in todays industrial world. Monitoring environmental data for server rooms, commercial freezers, and production lines is necessary to keep things running smoothly. There are lots of solutions out there ranging from basic to complex and it can seem overwhelming on what your business needs and where to start.
Well walk through how to monitor temperature with a Raspberry Pi and different temperature sensors you can use. This is a good place to start since these solutions are inexpensive, easy to do, and gives you a foundation to build off of for other environmental monitoring.
- Raspberry Pi (3, 4, or Zero WH)
- Temperature Sensor (DHT2, DSB18B20, or Sense HAT)
- 6” 40-Pin IDE Male to Female Extension Cable (Sense HAT Solution)
- 10K Resistor, Breadboard, 40-Pin Breakout Board + Ribbon Cable, Wires (For DSB18B20 Solution)”