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TinySensor server

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Steve's TinySensor server project, that is available at Github: Well after almost a year I decided it was time to update this project with improvements to both its hardware and software. On the hardware side, the server is still the original Raspberry Pi model B, but I've mounted the nRF24L01+ radio...

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BeagleBone Black and MSP430 based Wireless Sensing

Monday, March 31st, 2014

[embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NULelUscz3o[/embed] Chirag Nagpal created prototype of a Wireless sensing system using MSP430, BeagleBone Black and XBee: I have developed a Wireless Sensing System using an MSP430 microcontroller based node, powered by 2 AA batteries, relaying data to a BeagleBone Black using XBee. The BeagleBone is then hosting a javascript based webpage...

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Posted in MSP430, wireless | 5 Comments »

Wireless voice-controllable smart home project

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Wireless voice-controllable smart home project by Jiayuan Wang and Sheng Zhang from Cornell University, built as a final project: There are two CPU in our project, ATmega328 and ATmega1284. We set up the wireless communication by two Xbee chips. One of them connects with ATmega328 working as the transmitter to...

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Posted in hacks, wireless | 2 Comments »

Corpsman Up vitals monitor using Propeller chip

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Here's a project for remote monitoring of heart rate (and potentially other medical/sensor info) using Propeller chips and XBee modules. Nick Ernst has published his plans and code for the Corpsman Up Vitals Monitoring System on the Parallax website. The system consists of two units: a base which is equipped...

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Posted in code, Parallax Propeller, sensors, wireless | 2 Comments »

Wireless home energy monitor

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Here is a project that allows you to keep track of your household power consumption over a wireless connection. Jone's energy monitor project counts electricity meter's indicator pulses, which the electrical distribution company uses to bill you. Once it reads 5 minutes worth of consumption data, it is broadcast to...

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Posted in project logs | 3 Comments »

Digi releases WiFi Xbee modules

Monday, August 1st, 2011

Digi has announced the release of a WiFi version of the popular Xbee modules. They share a common XBee footprint with previous Xbee modules, and provide flexible SPI and UART serial interfaces. The product release sheet, getting started guide and other docs are available from the Digi docs page. Several...

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Posted in News, wireless | 3 Comments »

Wireless networked AT keyboard

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2011

Creative technology student Pieter Pelt and Hybrid Worlds present this project detailing how to connect an old AT style computer keyboard to a PC via Arduino and Xbee modules and using the Teensy PS2Keyboard library. Using Xbee allows for keyboards which are not only wireless, but also networked so that...

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