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Internet of Things with Python by Gastón C. Hillar

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Chapter 8. Displaying Information and Performing Actions

In this chapter, we will work with a variety of breakout boards and an actuator to display data and perform actions by writing a Python code. We shall:

  • Understand LCD displays and their connection types
  • Learn the most important things we must consider when choosing LCD displays
  • Take advantage of the upm library with LCD displays and actuators
  • Use an LCD display with an RGB backlight that works with the I2C bus
  • Display and update text in a 16x2 LCD screen
  • Use an OLED display that works with the I2C bus
  • Display and update text on a 96-by-96 dot matrix OLED display
  • Wire a standard servo motor to be controlled with PWM
  • Display a value with a servo motor and a shaft

Understanding LCD displays and their ...

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