© Neil Cameron 2019
Neil CameronArduino Appliedhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3960-5_1

1. Introduction

Neil Cameron1 
Edinburgh, UK

The Arduino Uno provides the framework to learn about electronics, and to understand and build electronic devices. The Arduino Uno can monitor an environment with sensors, drive LED message boards, generate sound and light patterns, take and display digital photos, communicate by Bluetooth or wirelessly with other electronic devices, communicate by Wi-Fi to the Internet, and record data on the route, speed, and altitude of a trip with GPS.

Arduino Uno

The Arduino Uno R3 (see Figure 1-1) contains the ATmega328P microcontroller to carry out programmed instructions and memory to store data. The Arduino is powered through ...

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