Controlling NeoPixels with a Webserver on an ESP8266

Controlling NeoPixels with a Webserver on an ESP8266

“Using the ESP8266 to control a Neopixel with a Webserver on the ESP. I always wanted one of those fancy LED stripes that you can control with your mobile or tablet. Should be easy to install, lightweight and customiseable. Well, my brother-in-law is fascinated of this topic as I am. And Christmas was at our doorstep. So what better to …

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IoT Power Consumption Concern

IoT Power Consumption Concern

“This instructables show how to measure the power consumption in an IoT project.And also show some well known methods how to reduce the power consumption. Most IoT is not wired but connecting the Internet, so power consumption is a big concern. Subsequent to my previous instructables - ATtinyPowerMeter, its time to use it measure the power consumption.” - Link

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ESP8266 & Public “Free” MQTT Broker HiveMQ & Node-RED

ESP8266 & Public “Free” MQTT Broker HiveMQ & Node-RED

“The MQTT protocol has taken great strength in recent years since it is simple, safe, practical and lightweight perfect for IoT and M2M applications.Thanks to the contribution of developers and developers of MQTT applications, there are public MQTT Broker for Internet monitoring and control tests, are available to connect from any MQTT client in this case we will use …

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Smart Lamp With ESP8266 & Amazon Echo

Smart Lamp With ESP8266 & Amazon Echo

“This Instructable guides you along with me in upgrading a vintage lamp with voice-control using an ESP8266 microntroller and Amazon Echo/Alexa. The Arduino code emulates a Belkin WeMo device using the fauxmoESP library, which makes setup a breeze.For a full primer on the Arduino ESP8266 workflow, check out my free Instructables Internet of Things Class, and check out …

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WIFI Enabled LED Matrix

WIFI Enabled LED Matrix

“This projects has an Arduino UNO connected to a 7219 LED Matrix with 4- 8x8 blocks. The Arduino is also connected to a ESP8266-12 Development board.The ESP8266-12 (NodeMCU)Connects to your Wifi (you supply SSID and password)Starts a web server on port 80Sends the Arduino its IP address (which scrolls on the LED Matrix) so you …

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Aquarium Controller Using NodeMCU and MQTT

Aquarium Controller Using NodeMCU and MQTT

“For some time now I wanted to start automating parts of the house. Although several parties are already planned, I decided to start with the aquarium.Currently the aquarium has two analog timers to control lighting and water filtration. The problem is that whenever there is a light fault, the timers change the lighting and filtering times. To solve this …

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Interface Force Sensitive Resistor to Fade an LED Using NodeMCU

Interface Force Sensitive Resistor to Fade an LED Using NodeMCU

“I’m back with another cool Instructable. This Instructable is part of a series of Instructables with the NodeMCU, my previous Instructables shows you how to get started with the NodeMCU, and lots more. So make sure, you check that first before trying out this. In this instructable I’m going to show you how to use an FSR - Force …

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Simple Home Automation With Blynk

Simple Home Automation With Blynk

“A simple home automation project allows you to control home appliance from anywhere. Blynk provides very good and attractive interface. In this project we are going to build simple home automation system in which we can control three relay from blynk app, also we can monitor temperature, humidity and motion over blynk app. In this toturial I will show you …

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