Omega2 – Linux computer

A simple job took them to new product and eventually starting a company around it. This is the story behind Onion, strange but yes Onion. As project they started using Arduino led them to make a simpler IoT device for software developer. As many of you may not know the main …

Step 6-Reading analog data input!

What you have learned so far with Pakronics… Through previous blogs (#1, #2, #3, #4, and #5), we looked at working with Genuino board, Arduino software IDE and range of hardware components. We also learnt how to interface external components – basic input and output devices, with Genuino board. An …

Grove – Speaker

#SeeedStudioInAustralia Check out Grove – Speaker for your next audio project. It has power amplification and voice outputs with on-board potentiometer to adjust loudness. With different input frequency, the loud-speaker generates different tones. Buy Grove – Speaker from Pakronics: http://www.pakronics.com/collections/grove-shield-australia/products/ss107020001

Step 4-Connecting Genuino Board to Real-World!

The main purpose of Genuino (yes, the open-source microcontroller board) is to build systems that could interact with outside world i.e., accept input or data (switching input, sensor signal, keypress), process it and produce an output (turn on/off an LED, motor speed control, display message or value etc.). There are different …

Arduino WiFi Shield 101

#ArduinoInAustralia Arduino WiFi Shield 101 is the new shield based on ATWINC1500 for all your IoT needs. The shield supports easy to use library that allows you to connect Arduino board to internet. The SSID and password are required and no further configuration is needed. It also features a complete …

Steam Sensor

#DFRobotInAustralia Checkout the Steam Sensor from DFRobot. Easy to connect to the Arduino IO Expansion shield directly. The output voltage is in proportion to the humidity of the sensor surface. Applications: Simple rain detector Cheap steam level switch Touch sensor based on humidity Specification: Power supply: 3.3v or 5v Output …

Speech Synthesis Shield for Arduino

#ArduinoInAustralia  #DFRobotInAustralia. Make your electronic projects speak with Speech Synthesis Shield for Arduino. This shield is compatible to stack up on standard Arduinos. It utilises XFS5051CE speech synthesis chip that combines world leading technology and a high degree of integration. Also, supports Chinese and English languages. It can be interfaced …

RS485 Shield

#ArduinoInAustralia #DFRobotInAustralia Convert UART/serial protocols to an industrial standard RS485 with RS485 shield. Features standard RS485 port, a mini RS485 port and RS485 headers. It can be switched between automatic mode and manual transmission mode. There is also a enable/disable switch to block this shield while programming Arduino. Specification: Power …

Romeo – Arduino with Motor Driver

#DFRobotInAustralia. Romeo- Arduino with Motor Driver- A great Arduino compatible microcontroller board from DFRobot, specially designed for robotics. It includes 2 way DC motor driver on-board and a wireless socket – get started immediately without additional motor driver or wireless shield. Not only that, it can also be expanded by …

Microsoft Azure IoT Starter Kit

#AdafruitInAustralia. Microsoft Azure IoT Starter Kit (Microsoft’s cloud solution) certified. This starter kit includes Adafruit Feather HUZZAH ESP8266 – all in one Arduino IDE compatible WiFi development platform including built in USB and battery charging. Also included is selection of sensors and components to get started immediately. This kit : …

Project Ideas: Control Arduino from Matlab

Arduino is a great open-source platform for quickly prototyping your hardware. You can control a motor, LED and many other devices using Arduino. If you are interested in monitoring physical parameters, you can also attach sensors to it and acquire data. In some applications, one may need advance signal processing …

Beginner Kit for Raspberry Pi 2 (Windows10 IoT compatible)

#RaspberryPiInAustralia  #AdafruitInAustralia. A basic Raspberry Pi 2 Model B development kit designed for Windows 10 IoT. This beginner kit for IoT comes with basic sensors and switches such as push button, LED module, temperature sensor, light sensor, flame sensor and soil moisture sensor. The provided WiFi module allows you to connect …