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Mastering Internet of Things by Peter Waher

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Creating a Sensor to Measure Ambient Light

In the previous chapter, you learned how to create a Universal Windows Platform application and execute it on the Raspberry Pi. You also learned how to do basic I/O with your Arduino board and connected peripherals.

In this chapter, we'll focus more on how to build a real sensor firmware, and prepare it for use in the Internet of Things. The chapter covers:

  • Sampling
  • Error correction
  • Physical quantities
  • Basic statistics
  • Data persistence

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