• ble40-hm11
    Top 5 Wireless Ways to Communicate with your Controller

    One of the strongest trend we have seen this year at CES2015 is, as you can imagine easily, the IoT (Internet of Things) development. Consequently, the most important component needed is the “connection and communication” module that...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • snow
    The Open Source Snow Plow Robot: discovering the Firmware

        Just a few weeks ago, we presented in this blog the maker version of a motorized snowplow, similar to those available in many bricolage shopping malls. In fact our robot is a particular caterpillar track,...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • FT1150M_Fea
    Welcome to the Arduino MRF24J40 Wireless Shield

        We will equip Arduino with wireless connectivity basing on MRF24J4 module by Microchip. As a sample application, we will remotely control a relay, operated by a floating input, and we will virtualize the Arduino USB...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Spazzaneve_fea
    Here comes the open source Snow Plow Robot

    We present a caterpillar robot based on Arduino Uno, remotely controlled through a Play Station 2 wireless controllers.   Since we are not insensitive to solutions making life easier, we have considered the idea of creating and...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Ft1082_FEA
    Using Aurel RFTide along with Arduino: the RFTide Shield

    Putting in contact the wireless world of the mesh networks with the world of Arduino allows the developers to create new and interesting applications, particularly in the field of domotics. To reach the objective, we created a...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • FT1076Fea
    Equipping Arduino with a powerful Web server thanks to the Wi-Fi Shield

    We’ll show you today how to use the WiFi shield and its libraries to turn Arduino into a Web Server; in addition, we are going to use the  I/O Expander shield to provide more input and outputs to...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • FT1121_FEA
    Powering Arduino with Batteries thanks to a Battery Shield

    Today we’ll show you how to feed a whole Arduino system from a battery, optimizing energy consumption to ensure that the batteries would provide power to the complete system for few years. Perhaps, the only shortcoming of...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • PLC_fea
    Arduino as a programmable logic controller (PLC)

    Today we’ll explain how to exploit the potential of Arduino as a programmable logic controller, connecting it to appropriate interfaces for I/O. The PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) has been and still is the basic component of the...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • MowerFea
    A Robotic lawn mower powered by Solar Energy with an Arduino heart

    This robot will mow the grass of your garden, staying within a defined area, avoiding all obstacles and working in complete autonomy, automatically charging itself with a solar panel. In this post we present a robotic lawn...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • DSC_1390
    An Easy and Customizable Arduino powered Weather Station connected with Xively

    Use Arduino as a Xively HTTP client and interact with the new shield for power management. We already talked about WiFi connectivity for Arduino in other posts, presenting the design of a high performance WiFi shield and...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • OpenWheels_telemetry Fea
    Adding telemetry to OpenWheels and feel like a PRO

    The series of posts devoted to the OpenWheels platform continues with the description of the processes related to the verification and management of the data collected from the sensors through a dedicated telemetry software .   At...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • SmartphoneHandFEA
    An I²C Bus powered Arduino IO Expander Board controlled via Bluetooth and Android

    Today we’ll expand Arduino’s digital resources thanks to an I2C bus equipped shield and we’ll allow the management of the board via a bluetooth connection RN-42 through an Android systems. All Arduino boards feature a number of...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • ArduinoYUN_IO_shield_FEA
    A useful and simple IO Shield for Arduino

    In order to “visually” highlight the behavior of Arduino programs you must connect a device to the I/O pins, which gives you tangible signals. Normally, if you want to check if a program changes a level of...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • WifiShield_FEA
    A new Wi-Fi Shield to connect your Arduino to the Internet

    Since now on, it will be easy to provide your Arduino with Internet connectivity by using this shield. The shield sports a TCP/IP stack manager, in order to free up the Arduino from some basic tasks. It’s...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • LEWE_FEA
    LEWE: the biometric wristband

    The Lewe project aims to collect and use available technologies to make a low cost idea that is applicable to all sectors using sensors for data collection. This project goal is the development of a communication protocol,...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • GPS shield fea
    An Arduino powered, easily extendable GPS Datalogger

    By coupling a standard NMEA GPS receiver and an Arduino board we created a super simple and effective Arduino GPS logger. This device allows you to trace the route taken by a person or vehicle (or any...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • xmas1079Fea
    Light up your XMAS from your Smartphone

      This post is about a light animation game that can light up your Christmas. There’s Bluetooth, Android and audio files: a perfect festive mashup. A spectrum analyzer will help us color the winter festivities. Every year...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • bluetooth_fea
    Bluetooth shield for Arduino

    Here’s an application to control the brightness of an RGB LED strip wirelessly (via Bluetooth) using a smartphone. The whole project is presented in a dedicated Bluetooth shield for Arduino and a RGB shield.   The Bluetooth...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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