Category Archives: Internet of Things

Web applications to control electronic devices.

Cloud-enabling with Exosite: Local Temperature with chipKIT Digilent uC32, Digilent Basic I/O and Raspberry Pi

Introduction Exosite is a technology company focused on connecting devices and systems. They have been developing embedded technologies for over 20 years – and have first-hand experience dealing with the lack of connectivity between devices, networks and users. Their cloud-based … Continue reading

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Ethernet Relay Control with Blackberry Playbook

Introduction Nowadays it is quite easy to implement Ethernet relay control of devices connected to a 10/100 network. An Ethernet relay board connects to the ethernet port of your local network hub, allowing controlled switching from anywhere on the network. … Continue reading

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Voice Operated Internet Control of a PICAXE (Part II)

Objectives Experiment with more advanced features offered by Picaxe microcontroller. Measure temperature through a Maxim  DS18B20   sensor and obtain interactivity with recourse to audio response using text to voice offered by Google translate. The electronic setup A AXE050 board with Picaxe18M microcontroller … Continue reading

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Voice Operated Internet Control of a PICAXE (Part I)

Objectives Experiment with speech recognition in order to control an electronic device remotely through Internet, and demonstrate new functionalities of Google Chrome 11 browser supporting voice-to-text and HTML5. Introduction In April 2011, Google released version 11 of the Chrome browser. One of … Continue reading

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Internet Control of a Labview VI (Part II)

In part I we have built a simple VI that controls a LED, switching it on or off through a virtual pressure button. We will now show step by step how to launch the application in the Internet and control … Continue reading

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Internet Control of a Labview VI (Part I)

Introduction Labview from National Instruments (NI) is build upon a purely graphical, general-purpose programming language, G, with extensive libraries of functions, an integral compiler and debugging, and an application builder for stand-alone applications. The concept of VIs (Virtual Instruments), invented … Continue reading

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Bluemote – remote control of a 8051 robot with bluetooth

About the author: Pedro Vicente, 21 years old,  is a 3rd year Electrical Engineering student at Institutto Superior Tecnico (IST), Lisbon, Portugal. During the Summer of 2010 spent a month at ALIATRON as a trainee, when among other projects did … Continue reading

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A Twitbot Using OAUTH

The story line: I am a late comer to Twitter. My first objective was to twit the latest posts in forums I administer. I am webmaster of a Muslim portal. The portal contains several forums. Stammy script from Paul Stammatiou … Continue reading

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Internet Control of a Picaxe

Objectives To control remotely through the Internet electronic devices such as LEDs, light and temperature sensors, add more microcontrollers with applications.  Log  readings and produce dynamic graphs. The electronic setup A AXE050 board with Picaxe18M microcontroller is used. Picaxe products are manufactured by Revolution … Continue reading

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