• UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The GSM library for Arduino

      Let’s discover a useful library to manage various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules, in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. Second part. In the previous episode, we introduced the shield hardware and exposed the technical...

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  • UNIVERSAL GSM SHIELD – The hardware

      It supports various low-cost GSM/GPRS modules in order to provide cellular connectivity to our Arduino projects. First part.   Given the growing demand for electronic equipment with connection to the GSM/GPRS network, we decided to develop...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Alphabot2: the OpenSource Robot

      The latest robot from Waveshare, it adds interesting features to the qualities of its predecessor. You were able to appreciate the instructional robotics platform on wheels called Alphabot, in an article dedicated to it, and you...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Alphabot, THE OPEN SOURCE ROBOT

      A robotics development platform based on a two-wheel mechanics plus pivoting wheel on which you can prototype applications, controllable with popular Arduino Uno, Raspberry Pi 3 boards or both.  Robotics is one of the most engaging...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • FISH&GO! A WiFi Rover controlled by Blynk APP

      Based on the Fishino UNO board, a simple and funny project to join practicality and fun together. We are going to build a robot on wheels controlled from the “Blynk” app and we are going to...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Arduino and ADC (part3)

      Let’s get practical with some examples of combinations of sensors working at different voltages and references for the A/D converter of Arduino. Third and final part. After getting to know and having studied in details the...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Arduino and ADC (part2)

      Let’s go deeper into enhancing techniques for ADC reading and let’s take a look at the first practical examples of analog data reading coming from sensors. Part two.   In the first part of this tutorial...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • Discovering Arduino capabilities in Analog/Digital Conversion (part1)

      Let’s step into the word of analog-digital conversion for Arduino, by discovering how the dedicated pins work and how to use them for acquisitions. Part one.   In the ADC of Arduino, an analog signal ranging...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • The 1sheeld Virtual People Counter

      A virtual shield and a smartphone, with the addition of ultrasound sensors that allow us to detect passage and direction of anyone crossing a passage. Most of Arduino’s success is also due to the fact that...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Control all your IR appliances through Bluetooth (or internet)

        A Bluetooth enabled remote that will help you control one or more IR-controlled electric payloads.   In this post, we are going to present a project for emulating an IR remote control composed of a...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • An OTP (One Time Password) Lock

      Let’s create an electrically controlled lock that is opened by means of an always different code that is generated by our smartphone, on the basis of an algorithm that takes the time into account.   If...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • The ESP WiFi Shield: the best value for money and low energy consumption

      It supplies Arduino with the WiFi connectivity and the external memory support on a SD-Card; it is based on a new module that is completely programmable, and offers the best value for money, with a very...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • 8-channel Remote control, geared with a RF Shield

      Geared with a shield containing an HCS Microchip encoder/receiver module and an I/O Expander I²C-Bus board, it enables the creation of Arduino based remote controls with 8 channels, expandable to 12.   The great amount of...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Creating a geolocalized relay, thanks to Microsoft Virtual Shield for Arduino

      Let’s experiment with the Virtual Shield tool for Arduino, found in the last Microsoft operating system, for the purpose of creating a smartphone based geo-fence application, that would activate a relay when the phone is found...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Adding Internet connectivity to Arduino boards and apps with the YUN Shield

    What if we have already developed an Arduino application and we want internet connectivity for it? Yun shield is the answer.   Yun shield provides Internet connectivity for all Arduino boards. It features the same connectivity functions...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Back To The Future – Build your Flux capacitor

      We will show here a modern take on the equipment that enabled time travel in Back to the Future.   Those who have a few “decades” of ageing on their shoulders should know Back to the...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Let’s code with STM32 NUCLEO

        Today we present the first steps with the NUCLEO development boards, produced by STMicroelectronics, that can help us to move towards the ARM 32-bit world with simplicity and great performances , keeping a compatibility with...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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  • Feeding power to Arduino: the ultimate guide

      Let’s deal with the problems of the various powering modes for the most famous Arduino boards, in order to overcome doubts users may have and to provide useful advices. When you want to use an Arduino...

    • Posted 4 years ago
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