Internet of Things with the Arduino Yún

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All projects are explained in a step-by-step manner, always starting with the assembly of the hardware and followed by basic tests of every hardware component. You will then learn how to build exciting applications in a practical manner based on the details of the projects. This book is intended for people who already have some experience with the Arduino platform and who want to build more exciting applications, in particular to Internet of Things. You will need to have some basic experience in electronics, Arduino, and programming in general to follow the projects created in the book.
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About the author

Marco Schwartz is an electrical engineer, entrepreneur, and blogger. He has a master's degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Supélec in France, and a master's degree in Micro Engineering from the EPFL in Switzerland. Marco has more than five years of experience in the domain of electrical engineering. His interests gravitate around electronics, home automation, the Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms, open source hardware projects, and 3D printing.
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Publisher
Packt Publishing Ltd
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Published on
May 21, 2014
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Pages
112
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ISBN
9781783288014
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Language
English
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Genres
Computers / Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition
Computers / Data Transmission Systems / Electronic Data Interchange
Computers / Networking / Hardware
Computers / Programming Languages / Python
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This book is an ideal choice for hobbyists or professionals who want to create quick and easy projects with Arduino. As a prerequisite, readers must have a working Arduino system and some programming background, ideally in C/C++. Basic knowledge of Arduino is helpful but not required to follow along with this book.

What You Will LearnUnderstand and utilize the capabilities of the ArduinoIntegrate sensors to gather environmental data and display this information in meaningful waysAdd modules such as Bluetooth and Wi-Fi that allow the Arduino to communicate and send data between devicesCreate simple servers to allow communication to occurBuild automated projects including robots while learning complex algorithms to mimic biological locomotionImplement error handling to make programs easier to debug and look more professionalIntegrate powerful programming tools and software such as Python and Processing to broaden the scope of what the Arduino can achievePractice and learn basic programming etiquetteIn Detail

Arduino an opensource physical computing platform based on a simple microcontroller board, and a development environment for writing software for the board. The opensource Arduino software (IDE) makes it easy to write code and upload it to the board. It runs on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. The environment is written in Java and based on Processing and other opensource software.

With the growing interest in home-made, weekend projects among students and hobbyists alike, Arduino offers an innovative and feasible platform to create projects that promote creativity and technological tinkering.

Arduino by Example is a project-oriented guide to help you fully utilize the power of one of the world's most powerful open source platforms, Arduino. This book demonstrates three projects ranging from a home automation project involving your lighting system to a simple robotic project to a touch sensor project. You will first learn the basic concepts such as how to get started with the Arduino, and as you start building the project, you will develop the practical skills needed to successfully build Arduino powered projects that have real-life implications.

The complexity of the book slowly increases as you complete a project and move on to the next. By the end of this book, you will be able to create basic projects and utilize the elements used in the examples to construct your own devices.

Style and approach

This book follows a project-oriented approach, with multiple images and plenty of code to help you build your projects easily. The book uses a tutorial-based methodology where the concepts are first explained and then implemented to help you develop the projects.

Marco Schwartz
Over 50 recipes that will help you use the Intel Galileo board to build exciting network-connected projectsAbout This BookCreate networking applications using the Intel Galileo boardControl your web-based projects in real time from anywhere in the worldConnect to the Temboo web service to interact with a huge range of APIsWho This Book Is For

If you have already worked on ARM boards like Arduino, but now want to learn Intel Galileo, then this book is for you. Knowledge of C programming language is required.

What You Will LearnSet up your Galileo board for the Internet of ThingsConnect external sensors to the Intel GalileoCreate and run a web server on the Galileo boardControl hardware devices from the GalileoHost web-based applications on the Intel GalileoMonitor data from the cloud using the GalileoBuild a complete home automation hub using the Galileo boardIn Detail

Arduino is an electronic prototyping platform used by millions of people around the world. Intel Galileo is fully Arduino compatible; hence it combines the high performance of Intel with the simplicity of Arduino Software Development Environment. This makes it the ideal platform to build exciting projects, especially in the field of web-based connected applications and the Internet of Things.

The book features several recipes all based on the Intel Galileo board, and that exploit the powerful features of the board. Each chapter explores a given field using the Galileo board.

The book is mainly divided in three parts. The first part is all about learning the basics of the Intel Galileo board, but it uses some of the powerful features of the board such as connecting external sensors and complex hardware devices, compared with more basic Arduino boards.

Then, the book dives into the topics related to networking and the Internet of Things. You will learn how to run a web server on the board and log data using a cloud-based service.

Finally, the book ends with a chapter that aims to build a complete home automation hub using the Galileo board. This chapter uses everything that was learned in the book to make a home automation system using the Galileo board and Arduino.

Style and approach

This book contains exciting recipes that will help you create projects using the Intel Galileo platform to build systems in various domains like local networking applications, the Internet of Things, and home automation. Each recipe is explained in a step-by-step fashion, always starting with the assembly of the hardware, followed by basics tests of all hardware components. At the end, an exciting project is built using the knowledge acquired in the rest of the book.

Marco Schwartz
Exploring the low cost WiFi moduleAbout This BookLeverage the ESP8266's on-board processing and storage capabilityGet hand- on experience of working on the ESP8266 Arduino Core and its various librariesA practical and enticing recipe-based book that will teach you how to make your environment smart using the ESP8266Who This Book Is For

This book is targeted at IOT enthusiasts who are well versed with electronics concepts and have a very basic familiarity with the ESP8266. Some experience with programming will be an advantage.

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The ESP8266 Wi-Fi Module is a self contained System on Chip (SOC) with an integrated TCP/IP protocol stack and can give any microcontroller access to your Wi-Fi network. It is capable of either hosting an application or offloading all Wi-Fi networking functions from another application processor.

This book contains practical recipes that will help you master all ESP8266 functionalities. You will start by configuring and customizing the chip in line with your requirements. Then you will focus on core topics such as on-board processing, sensors, GPIOs, programming, networking, integration with external components, and so on. We will also teach you how to leverage Arduino using the ESP8266 and you'll learn about its libraries, file system, OTA updates, and so on. The book also provide recipes on web servers, testing, connecting with the cloud, and troubleshooting techniques. Programming aspects include MicroPython and how to leverage it to get started with the ESP8266. Towards the end, we will use these concepts and create an interesting project (IOT).

By the end of the book, readers will be proficient enough to use the ESP8266 board efficiently.

Style and approach

This recipe-based book will teach you to build projects using the ESP8266.

Adith Jagdish Boloor
Find out how to transform your Arduino device into an awesome secret agent gadget with this course, taking in everything from robotics to remote control camerasAbout This BookThis course won't just teach you. It will help you apply your knowledge so you can get creative – quickly!Find out how to make a computer interact with the real-world – you'll be learning the basics of IoT without realizing it.Robots. A sound controlled Christmas tree. This course proves anything is possible with an Arduino!Who This Book Is For

Seeking inspiration? This course will help you get creative with your Arduino quickly.

What You Will LearnFind out how to explore the full potential of your tiny ArduinoFind out how to bridge the gap between the real world and software, as you gather and visualize data from the environmentCreate simple servers to allow communication to occurTransform your Arduino into a GPS trackerUse the Arduino to monitor top secret dataBuild a complete spy robot!In Detail

An Arduino might be a tiny computer but it can be used as the foundation for a huge range of projects. In this course, we'll show you how just some of the projects that are possible with an Arduino. From robotics to secret agent gadgets, we're pretty confident that this course will get you thinking creatively – and inspire you to create your very own new projects using the Arduino hacking skills you learn.

This course, combines both text and video content – it's made up of three modules to help organize your learning. In the first module we'll show you how to build three different Arduino projects. All of these will not only get you up and running with something practical, they'll also help you better understand how the Arduino works. Find out how to develop a home automation system and even build a robot!

In the second module we'll go one step further to help you get creative as you learn how to program LEDs with your Arduino. You'll find out how to build a mood lamp and a remote-controlled TV backlight, before going on to make a sound controlled LED Christmas tree that makes use of sound visualization.

Finally, the third module takes you from stylish design into espionage, as you learn how to create neat secret agent gadgets with your Arduino. Find out how to build an alarm system, a fingerprint sensor, even open a lock with a text message. And that's not all – but to find out more you'll have to dive in!

This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products:

Arduino By Example by Adith Jagadish BoloorArduino BLINK Blueprints by Samarth Shah, Utsav ShahArduino for Secret Agents by Marco ShwartzStyle and approach

Combining both video and text and built from some of Packt's very best Arduino content, this course comprises of three modules covering a range of projects. It's completely focused on helping the user get creative as quickly as possible so they can explore what's possible with Arduino themselves.

Marco Schwartz
Transform your tiny Arduino device into a secret agent gadget to build a range of espionage projects with this practical guide for hackersAbout This BookDiscover the limitless possibilities of the tiny Arduino and build your own secret agent projectsFrom a fingerprint sensor to a GPS Tracker and even a robot– learn how to get more from your ArduinoBuild nine secret agent projects using the power and simplicity of the Arduino platformWho This Book Is For

This book is for Arduino programmers with intermediate experience of developing projects, and who want to extend their knowledge by building projects for secret agents. It would also be great for other programmers who are interested in learning about electronics and programming on the Arduino platform.

What You Will LearnGet to know the full range of Arduino features so you can be creative through practical projectsDiscover how to create a simple alarm system and a fingerprint sensorFind out how to transform your Arduino into a GPS trackerUse the Arduino to monitor top secret dataBuild a complete spy robot!Build a set of other spy projects such as Cloud Camera and Microphone SystemIn Detail

Q might have Bond's gadgets– but he doesn't have an Arduino (not yet at least). Find out how the tiny Arduino microcomputer can be used to build an impressive range of neat secret agent projects that can help you go undercover and get to grips with the cutting-edge of the world of espionage with this book, created for ardent Arduino fans and anyone new to the powerful device.

Each chapter shows you how to construct a different secret agent gadget, helping you to unlock the full potential of your Arduino and make sure you have a solution for every tricky spying situation.

You'll find out how to build everything from an alarm system to a fingerprint sensor, each project demonstrating a new feature of Arduino, so you can build your expertise as you complete each project. Learn how to open a lock with a text message, monitor top secret data remotely, and even create your own Arduino Spy Robot, Spy Microphone System, and Cloud Spy Camera This book isn't simply an instruction manual – it helps you put your knowledge into action so you can build every single project to completion.

Style and approach

This practical reference guide shows you how to build various projects with step-by-step explanations on each project, starting with the assembly of the hardware, followed by basics tests of all those hardware components and finally developing project on the hardware.

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