• 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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  • Antennino: The arduino with an antenna – Low Power and OTA programming

      Let’s start using our IoT boards based on Arduino architecture. In our previous posts, we presented Antennino, a special Arduino board with connectivity functionalities, capable of operating in Peripheral or Gateway mode. We stopped at the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Antennino: the low-power Arduino with Antenna – The Bootloader

      Let’s discover how to load the bootloader on our IoT board, so to prepare it for the usage.   You learned about Antennino when reading the first part of this article, in which we presented the...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • LET’S BUILD A SPECTROMETER

      Make use of an ad hoc module by AMS in order to make a precious Arduino based tool. It will allow analysis of materials, including food and drink, through the spectrum obtained with a light stimulus...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • Antennino: the low-power Arduino with Antenna

    A multirole board, that stands out for its very low energy consumption and the possibility to be remotely programmed, emerges in the rich landscape of the IoT modules. When talking about IoT, we usually refer to devices...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • How to build your Energy Load manager (part 2)

      When the instantaneous power consumption exceeds the set values, it selectively disconnects the users, in order to prevent the electric meter to cut the power to disconnect.    The management of the electricity users at home,...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Energy meter: LOAD management

      It enables a selective disconnection of a maximum of 7 users, once the maximum power set is exceeded, and by selecting the priorities, so to disconnect the less important ones first. Supervising the electricity, intended as...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Energy Meter module to analyze the electrical grid parameters and consumption: the software (part 2)

      In the first installment, you had the opportunity of learning about our energy meter, and of learning about its details, with special attention the technical ones. Our energy meter is based on the coupling – by...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Energy Meter module to analyze the electrical grid parameters and consumption (part 1)

      Thanks to an innovative module, it analyses the electrical grid parameters and the consumption, by supplying them – via USB – to a computer, on which a dedicated software enables to display, collect and use the...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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