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ESP8266 Wi-Fi button – DIY Amazon dash button clone

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Rui Santos over at Random Nerd Tutorials posted a step by step guide on building an ESP8266 Wi-Fi button: In this project you’re going to build an ESP8266 Wi-Fi Button that can trigger any home automation event. This is like a remote control that you can take in your pocket...

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Application note: WiFly WebScan

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Here's an application note from Microchip: WiFly WebScan (PDF!) WebScan is a special firmware release based on the standard WiFLY firmware that is designed to run on all Roving Networks Wi-Fi™ modules such as the RN-171 and RN-131. The Webscan firmware adds Real-Time Location System (RTLS) capability and is designed specifically to...

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Spark Core: Wi-Fi for everything (Arduino compatible)

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Spark Core: Wi-Fi for Everything (Arduino Compatible) The Spark Core is an Arduino-compatible, Wi-Fi enabled, cloud-powered development platform that makes creating internet-connected hardware a breeze. This little board packs a punch: with a 72 MHz ARM Cortex M3, the best Wi-Fi module on the market, wireless programming, and lots of...

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Posted in Arduino, wireless | 8 Comments »

Better BBQ with Flyport and Cosm

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaDLPJUtFzE[/embed] Here’s a video demonstrating how to keep your BBQ under control using COSM and Flyport Wi-Fi: Michael Posavec, a strong supporter of openPicus, decided to hack his Maverick wireless BBQ thermometer adding Flyport Wi-Fi to make it Internet connected.

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Posted in hacks, measurement, wireless | 4 Comments »

Texas Instruments CC3000 integrated WiFi IC

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Texas Instruments released the CC3000 integrated WiFi IC. It features on-chip everything needed to connect your project to a WiFi network. TCP/IP stack, configuration utilities, and your security tools are included in the IC. Vince made a breakout board for this IC using Altium Designer. Also available are design files direct from...

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Posted in wireless | 3 Comments »

Hacking and moding the TP-Link WR703N OpenWRT Wi-Fi router

Friday, July 20th, 2012

TP-Link WR703N is a OpenWRT supported Wi-Fi router that comes with 'only' 4MB of flash and 32MB of RAM. If you are not satisfied with these, they are easily upgradable as described in the forum. RAM can be upgraded to 64MB if you are not afraid of hot air soldering....

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Posted in hacks, Linux, wireless | 4 Comments »

Carambola wiki page

Monday, November 14th, 2011

Saulius tipped us to the Carambola, a Wi-Fi module that supports UART, SPI, I2C, and Ethernet interfaces. On their wiki page you will find how to setup and use this device, as well as a few demo projects. Via the contact form.

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Posted in dev boards | 14 Comments »

8devices Wi-Fi 4 things

Saturday, October 29th, 2011

There is a new Wi Fi module around. It supports UART, I2C, SPI, and Ethernet interfaces. The board has a RT3050 320Mhz CPU with 8MB of flash memory and a 32MB onboard RAM chip. It is built to support Linux based embedded systems via the OpenWRT. Via the contact form.

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Posted in wireless | 13 Comments »

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