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© Charles Bell 2016

Charles Bell, Windows 10 for the Internet of Things, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2108-2_12

12. Project 3: Using Weather Sensors

Charles Bell

(1)Warsaw, Virginia, USA

IoT solutions often employ a number of sensors to observe the world around us and while you’ve explored a project with a simple sensor, you have yet to see how to work with more sophisticated sensors, such as those available as breakout boards. One of the more popular choices of sensors includes those you use to observe weather. In this case, you’ll start out with a sensor that measures temperature, barometric pressure, and calculates the altitude based on sea level pressure. There’s a lot you learn with only those two measurements.

The sensor that you will use is the BMP280 ...

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