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Arduino Workshop by John Boxall

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Chapter 20. Cellular Communications

In this chapter you will

  • Have your Arduino dial a telephone number when an event occurs

  • Send a text message to a cell phone using the Arduino

  • Control devices connected to an Arduino via text message from a cell phone

You can connect your Arduino projects to a cell phone network to allow simple communication between your Arduino and a cellular or landline phone. With a little imagination, you can come up with many uses for this type of communication, including some of the projects included in this chapter.

Be sure to review this chapter before you purchase any hardware, because the success of the projects will depend on your cellular network. Your network must be able to

  • Operate at GSM 850 MHz, GSM 900 MHz, DCS 1800 ...

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