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Articles by tag "sensor"

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Getting Hands-on with Sensors

What good is a robot if it can’t interact with the environment around it? Sensors are the backbone of almost every electronics project as they allow your program to make decisions based on external stimuli. We’ve got sensors for all kinds...

Tags: camera moisture rtc sensor temperature ultrasonic

21 Jun 2017

How to Use Ultrasonic Sensors

ECHO…echo…echo…echo… We’ve all had fun shouting into a cave or large space and hearing our voice coming back to us at some point during our childhood. And if you’re like me, a fully grown adult who still doe...

Tags: distance measure ping sensor sonar sound ultrasonic wave

11 Jan 2017

Temperature Sensing with Particle

If you’re looking for a platform to create your ideal data-logger, then look no further than Particle. Whether it be that you want to build a weather station, or a movement detection system, thanks to Particle’s 3G and Wi-Fi boards, you c...

Tags: dallas logging one-wire particle sensor station temperature weather

21 Dec 2016

Remote Sensing with Particle Electron

Hey guys, how much fun are microcontrollers? They’re your own miniature slave to do your bidding in whatever way you choose, however as fun and all as using them to do math and crunching numbers, the real joy is seeing them interact with the ou...

Tags: electron iot particle sensor

23 Sep 2016

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