IOT Holiday Lights, Projects, Tutorials & Guides

Writing a protocol on Arduino on Serial Interrupts – The Tree Controller Code

Preface My project for the Internet of Holoday lights was based around our living room which was not very livable. It was a mess and with the upcoming holidays I wanted to set the living room in such a way that it would be suitable for entertaining guests. Additionally I wanted to accomplish the above… Continue reading Writing a protocol on Arduino on Serial Interrupts – The Tree Controller Code

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Living Room Lit Up
IOT Holiday Lights, Projects

IOT Holiday Lights – The XMAS Tree

Preface My project for the Internet of Holoday lights was based around our living room which was not very livable. It was a mess and with the upcoming holidays I wanted to set the living room in such a way that it would be suitable for entertaining guests. Additionally I wanted to accomplish the above… Continue reading IOT Holiday Lights – The XMAS Tree

Ambilight with the YUN
IOT Holiday Lights, Projects

IOT Holiday Lights – Building the Dynamic Ambilight

Preface My project for the Internet of Holiday lights was based around our living room which was not very livable. It was a mess and with the upcoming holidays I wanted to set the living room in such a way that it would be suitable for entertaining guests. Additionally I wanted to accomplish the above… Continue reading IOT Holiday Lights – Building the Dynamic Ambilight

IOT Holiday Lights - System Diagram
IOT Holiday Lights

IOT Holiday Lights- System Design

Brief The basic idea is to connect living room lighting to the internet and make them work together with holiday lighting so that the entire system functions as a whole. In this post I discuss the structure of the system. Straight to the system The system is quite simple. I drew up a diagram for… Continue reading IOT Holiday Lights- System Design

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Arduino & AVR, Development Kits, Embedded Products, IOT Holiday Lights, Projects, Reviews & Teardowns, Tutorials & Guides

Single Board Computers- The Arduino YUN Review

Prelude Hackers and hobbyists have used the arduino for a diverse number of projects and have made it a very popular. Its simple to use and easy to program. For people who have a slightly 'more' requirement, ARM based single boards came into the market. Initially the ARM boards were tougher to build and program… Continue reading Single Board Computers- The Arduino YUN Review

IOT Holiday Lights

Project Holiday Lights for the Living Room – Project Brief

Prelude The holidays mean different things to different people. To kids it means gifts, to teens it means time off, to the professional its a time to be away from the stress of daily life, to the mother it means a display of culinary skill and to the elderly it means a time when lots… Continue reading Project Holiday Lights for the Living Room – Project Brief

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Motor Driver Test on an Arduino

Introduction There are prolly a billion tutorials for this and mine is prolly not the best but I am writing it anyways. Here is a piece of arduino code that can be used to test if your motor driver is connected correctly. Connections I am assuming that the motor driver L293D or L298 has been… Continue reading Motor Driver Test on an Arduino

CapSense MBR3 with Arduino Nano
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CapSense MBR3 Evaluation Kit – Review

Introduction A lot of projects and products involve a user interface which is buttons and switches and knobs. The cost of industry grade panel push buttons is really high and it gets worse as the buttons become environment proof. With that said, Capacitive Touch sensing has come in to replace mechanical buttons and the Cypress… Continue reading CapSense MBR3 Evaluation Kit – Review