IoT

Set Up Your Own Private Smart Home

Set Up Your Own Private Smart Home

Smart home products, like dumb ones, fall into a couple different categories: there’s “fun and entertaining” and then there’s “practical.” Fun stuff when made smart tends to offer me the benefit of convenience; for example, I can ask a smart speaker to play my choice of music. Practical products can bring me added safety and […]

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Monitor Soil Moisture With An ESP8266 And A Hygrometer

Monitor Soil Moisture With An ESP8266 And A Hygrometer

In this article we will take the first step towards developing an intelligent system aimed at monitoring and controlling soil moisture in plants and plantations.

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Driving A Tiny RC Car Over The Internet Using ESP8266

Driving A Tiny RC Car Over The Internet Using ESP8266

A couple of months ago we set ourselves a project to create an internet-connected RC track where people from anywhere in the world could drive real 1:43 scale RC cars over the internet in real-time – even when thousands of miles away from our race track here in Helsinki, Finland. See the build video: One […]

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Electrocomponents Launches IoT and SBC Playground: OKDO

Electrocomponents Launches IoT and SBC Playground: OKDO

the new kid on the block has deep roots

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This Twitter Activated Zelda Heart Lets You Show Some Love Remotely

This Twitter Activated Zelda Heart Lets You Show Some Love Remotely

a simple tweet can light up Jeremy’s life.

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