Raspberry Pi - Smart Office

Raspberry Pi - Smart Office

“What is the application about? OfficeHelperBOT is an application targeted towards a smart office setting. 2 Raspberry Pi 3 Model B would be setup for this. Raspberry Pi 1 would be the main machine which will take in all the values from the sensors, publishing the data via MQTT, storing data into cloud database which we are using DynamoDB and …

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Iot Ca2 - Smart Door

Iot Ca2 - Smart Door

“Description: It is a door locking system for a room.Registered users will be able to use a RFID card to get in, and the lights for the room will turn on. If a wrong RFID card is tapped, the camera will then take a picture, followed by a red led light blinking once. Furthermore, the room has an anti-intrusion …

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Feather-based Hue lighting controller

Feather-based Hue lighting controller

“The Philips HUE lighting system is very cool. Wifi control of your lighting, full color lighting, etc. You simply replace your regular bulbs with HUE bulbs and gain the an immediate improvement by having switched to LED lighting. Open up the HUE app on your smartphone and you can have very precise control of on/off, brightness, and color (with …

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How PIR Sensor Work

How PIR Sensor Work

“PIR sensors allow you to sense motion, almost always used to detect whether a human has moved in or out of the sensors range. They are small, inexpensive, low-power, easy to use and don’t wear out. For that reason they are commonly found in appliances and gadgets used in homes or businesses. They are often referred to as PIR …

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Home Security With Orange Pi

Home Security With Orange Pi

“Essentially it is about the same idea like in my previous instructable: https://www.instructables.com/id/Home-Security-With… The only change is use of Orange Pi board (my choice was PC2) and one 4050 level shifter to protect boards IOs. To sum up - a cheap home security system that sends you emails with pictures of your possessions when someone visits …

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Pumpkin Pi Digital Decoration Controller

Pumpkin Pi Digital Decoration Controller

“Hello folks, let me introduce you to the Pumpkin Pi. Simply put it is an I/O controller for the Raspberry Pi with twelve programmable outputs, but with a little hocus-pocus (or Python code to you and me) it becomes a digital decoration controller that offers two video outputs with audio, and lighting FX synced to video. The BackgroundLast Halloween …

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Arduino Tutorial: Adding Sensors to Your Data Logger

Arduino Tutorial: Adding Sensors to Your Data Logger

“This post isn’t another How-To tutorial for a specific sensor because the Arduino community has already produced a considerable number of resources like that. You’d be hard pressed to find any sensor in the DIY market that doesn’t give you a dozen cookbook recipes to follow after a simple Google search. In fact, you get so many …

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Automated Staircase RGB LED Lights

Automated Staircase RGB LED Lights

“Create an awesome looking motion activated RGB lights for any staircase under $20! My staircase has claimed a broken toe some time ago. Fortunately, it wasn’t my toe, but I feel for the poor fella. The toe is OK now, but it got me thinking, is there anything I could do to reduce the risk of dealing with another …

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Octopod: a Smart IOT Home Automation Project

Octopod: a Smart IOT Home Automation Project

“Hello Makers, I am really thrilled to present to you Octopod: A Smart IOT Home Automation Project. There are many IOT Home Automation Projects out there, but trust me there is nothing like this! Octopod is made using NodeMCU, Arduino Uno and Raspberry Pi 3. Octopod allows you to make your Home to a Smart Home. Octopod sends you a …

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Python WebServer With Flask and Raspberry Pi

Python WebServer With Flask and Raspberry Pi

“Introduction: Python WebServer With Flask and Raspberry Pi Let’s create a simple WebServer to control things in your home. There are a lot of ways to do that. For example, on my tutorial: IoT - Controlling a Raspberry Pi Robot Over Internet With HTML and Shell Scripts Only, we have explored how to control a robot over the local network …

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