Particle Photon

The Photon is a $19 tiny Wi-Fi IoT device for creating connected projects and products for the Internet of Things. It's easy to use, it's powerful, and it's connected to the cloud. The board is powered by a Cypress Wi-Fi chip alongside a powerful STM32 ARM Cortex M3 microcontroller.

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Controlling Relays Over WiFi

“Introduction: In this Instructable you will learn how to control relays over Wifi using the Blynk App on your smart phone. Thus opening you up to the world of IoT devices. Supplies:The supplies that you will need are: - Particle …

SparkUQM - An AI Powered Urban Quality Monitoring System

“A SparkFun Artemis powered urban quality monitoring system with IoT capability and TensorFlow Lite based machine learning implementation. The metro cities all around the world are facing a lot of problem because of the increasing population, which is resulting in …

3D Printed ISS desktop beacon and IFTTT notifier

“Unique tool and desktop or wind sill trinket to alert when the ISS is overhead. The International Space Station (ISS) has been up and running since 2000. Since that time, we have always had humans living in space. (Pretty Awesome …

Voice Controlled Hospital Bed by Wifi

“For many people with significant mobility impairment, the function of sitting up, raising the feet or changing the height of a hospital bed provides comfort throughout the night for sleeping and may even allow for greater independence. For myself, as …

WordPress Visitor Counter

“An LED counter for tracking your WordPress blog visitors when using the WP Statistics plugin and a Particle Photon.”

Build a Cloud-Connected WiFi Doorbell

“If you are a Maker like me, and there is a good chance you are since you are here on Instructables reading this project, you may have the following problem. If you are working in your office/workshop/garage or …

FindyBot3000 - a Voice Controlled Organizer

“As any maker can attest, over the years, one collects a lot of parts. Perhaps it all started with a few resistors and LEDs, a breadboard, and an Arduino. But soon there were motors and motor drivers, IR rangefinders and …

DIY Swarmbots

“Hacking a toy is a fun way to see how real-world electronics are designed and built, and to tinker freely without ruining expensive gear. And cheap consumer electronics generally are a fantastic platform for learning and even building new, innovative …

Upcycling an old homebrewing project with a Particle Argon

“New 3rd generation Particle hardware is here, and there’s a lot to love. I have an old, Photon-based project that I’ve been itching to update and add a few new features to, so I decided to see just …

Makerspace NFC Part Management System

“Use NFC stickers to track electronic components with the use of a Particle Photon and a database back-end, along with a webpage interface. Imagine being the owner of a makerspace, where it is up to you to organize and track …