August 22, 2016
Raspberry Pi WebIOPi

Raspberry Pi WebIOPi IOT Part 2 – Making a flashing LED button

In this 2nd tutorial of WebIOPi, we’ll use simple Python scripts and HTML/Javascript to create a button to control a light, which will be automatically turned […]
August 5, 2016
esp-wroom-02 arduino wifi

ESP-WROOM-02 Wifi Setup Guide

In this article, we’re going to continue working with Wifi communication with Arduino. Starting with xbee, we’ve worked with various types of Arduino Wifi modules. Now […]
August 2, 2016
Wearable TechCon 2016

Unveiling the Future of Wearable Technology

In its third year, Wearables TechCon drew together leading experts and innovators in the booming field of wearable technology and IoT to inspire developers and shape […]
July 28, 2016
Insect-inspired MEMS Microbot

Insect-inspired MEMS Microbot

An insect microbot has become reality. Weighing just under 0.080g and less than 5.0 mm in size, this insect-inspired microbot has six legs and can mimic […]
July 27, 2016
An Arduino Plant Monitoring Watering Device

An Arduino Plant Monitoring & Watering Device

Using Arduino with Parts and Sensors – Plant monitoring & watering device (with micro SD card) In the last project, I used a micro SD card […]
July 26, 2016
Equivalent Circuit of DC Brush Motor Connected to a Power Supply

Motor Current When Applying a Torque Load

Question: When applying a torque load to a DC brush motor by connecting the motor to the driver output side, rotation will become difficult, decreasing rotational […]
July 21, 2016
Arduino Bluetooth Gloves

Arduino Bluetooth Gloves

How To: Arduino Bluetooth Gloves, Part 1 – Basics The objective of this project is to develop a device that is able to measure the orientation of […]
July 20, 2016
Figure 1. PWM Drive Equivalent Circuit Examples

Power Consumption During Current Regeneration Flow

Power Consumption During Current Regeneration Flow Through the Parasitic Diode of the Output Transistor: Question: In the case regenerative current flows through the parasitic diode of […]
July 19, 2016
car sensors

How To Make Parking Assist Car Sensors

In this tutorial, we will illustrate the installation and the use of simple, low-cost parking assist car sensors. We will use two HC-SR04 ultrasonic sensors and […]
July 14, 2016
Current Flow

Maximum Current Flow to Motor

Question: Under what conditions does the maximum amount of current flow through the motor? Answer: Maximum current flow occurs when there is no load in one […]
July 12, 2016
analog input

Raspberry Pi WebIOPi IOT, Programming Analog Input

In this edition of the WebIOPi series, I’m finally taking on the challenge of reading analog input. I briefly discussed it at the beginning of the […]
July 7, 2016
camera sensor

An Intro to: CMUcam5 Pixy Vision Camera Sensor

The goals for this project are to introduce you to the CMUcam5 Pixy and show how easy it is to implement a camera into your DIY […]