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Raspberry Pi IoT Projects: Prototyping Experiments for Makers by John C. Shovic

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© John C. Shovic 2016

John C. Shovic, Raspberry Pi IoT Projects, 10.1007/978-1-4842-1377-3_2

2. Sensing Your IOT Environment

John C. Shovic

(1)Liberty Lake, Washington, USA

Chapter Goal: Build Your First IOT Device

Topics Covered in This Chapter:

  • Building an inexpensive IOT Sensor device based on the ESP8266 and Arduino IDE

  • Setting up a simple Self-Organizing IOT Sensor Net

  • Reading I2C sensor (light and color) on the Arduino devices

  • Reading data from remote IOT sensors on the Raspberry Pi

  • Using the Raspberry Pi for Monitoring and Debugging

  • Displaying your Data on the screen and on an iPad

In this chapter, we build our first IOT device. This simple design, a light-sensor swarm, is easy to build and illustrates a number of IOT principles including the ...

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