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14. Project 5: Using a Web Server to Control Hardware

Charles Bell

(1)Warsaw, Virginia, USA

Some of the more interesting IoT solutions are those that implement actionable devices or features that allow you to control hardware remotely. This could be controlling a remote control toy (car, truck, drone, moving a camera (pan, tilt, zoom), opening or closing a gate, and so forth, or simply controlling lights or locks remotely.

That’s the real key and trick to the solution—making the solution available remotely. One of the best ways to do that is to write a web interface (web page) as the user interface. More specifically, you implement a web server that ...

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